SHR Offers Sneak Peek of WAYV, a New Location Services App, at HITEC 2014
Sceptre Hospitality Resources (SHR) today announced the development of WAYV, a new location services application for the hospitality industry. The app, scheduled for release later in 2014, can be configured to offer convenient services and special offers based on the guest's location in relation to the hotel or resort. This not only improves the guest experience, but can also lead to increased revenue for hotels.
With the guest's permission, WAYV will know when the guest arrives at key locations defined by the hotel. These "place events" will trigger notifications on the guest's phone, offering remote automatic check-in or check-out, upgrades, and other offers. Using geofencing and iBeacon technology, the hotel can define and configure these locations and offerings. Geofencing allows the hotel to define larger regions on a map and iBeacons are small, physical devices that emit a blue tooth signal that can be detected by WAYV. When a guest enters a geofence, or passes by an iBeacon, the notification set for that "place event" is triggered.
For more information, contact SHR at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by HITEC booth #549 at 2 pm on Wednesday, June 25 for an exclusive sneak peek of this innovative application.
SHR is an innovative provider of advanced distribution technology and services for the hospitality industry. The company serves thousands of properties around the globe on its distribution platform, WindsurferCRS. With a focus on flexibility for the hotelier and creating a memorable experience for the guest, WindsurferCRS provides optimal functionality for all types of properties. SHR's Whiteboard Labs provides custom solutions for the hospitality industry, including custom booking engines, website design and development, and cutting edge applications. Hoteliers can tap into SHR's expertise and knowledge of the industry by utilizing the Revenue Management for Hire service—a cost effective revenue management solution for any property.
Additional information about SHR and hospitality industry trends may be found at the Company's website: www.shr.global
(SHR is the trade name for Sceptre Hospitality Resources, LLC)