CheckMate Integrates with TripCase to Revolutionize Mobile Travel Experience
Leading Mobile Travel App TripCase is First to Offer Travelers Mobile Hotel Check In with Groundbreaking In-App Integration with CheckMate
San Francisco, CA, – Sept 09, 2014 CheckMate has announced the first in-app integration of its mobile hotel check in platform with an itinerary management tool, launching with Sabre's award-winning mobile travel app, TripCase.
With CheckMate's guest-centric platform, TripCase users can now bypass lines at the front desk and check in through a few clicks on their mobile device at select hotels. Before they arrive, guests can easily upgrade their rooms, accept special offers, enter contact and payment information, update preferences, and more. When their room is ready, they are notified of where they can then pick up their pre-programmed keys.
"We are extremely happy to be working with TripCase, and we realize the benefits of integrating our mobile check in platform with their real-time travel information are enormous," explains Drew Patterson, CEO and co-founder of CheckMate. "The mobile device is the most personal technology we own. Mobile engagement is no longer an option; it's a must-have. This is the future of how we can better serve travelers."
From a technology standpoint, CheckMate offers a straightforward integration process which gives partners like TripCase an easy opportunity to build on top of existing app properties.
TripCase helps travelers manage more than 2 million trips per month. Travelers who download the free app receive access to vital trip features in the palm of their hands, including:
- Automatic upload of trip details and updates for any booking made through Sabre
- Option to forward confirmation emails to easily import additional trip details into TripCase
- Free flight alerts notify travelers of delays, gate changes, and more
- Hotel click-to-call, reservation number, maps, and directions
- Hotel mobile check-in via CheckMate
- Ability to easily share itinerary with followers, friends, and family
Additionally, TripCase offers hoteliers an opportunity to educate guests about services through their mobile device. Guests stay informed every step of the way, and hoteliers anticipate guests' needs before they arrive to streamline operations and improve the guests' stay – all while increasing their bottom line.
Based out of San Francisco, California, CheckMate empowers hotels to build long-lasting relationships withtheir guests by delivering uncompromised, high-touch service via CheckMate"s guest engagement platform. CheckMate makes it possible for hoteliers to truly understand and connect with their guests, even before they have arrived at their door. More importantly, it enables guests to choose how they would prefer to interact with the property pre- stay, during and post stay. Over 100 hotels are leveraging CheckMate"s mobile platform to exceed guest expectations, drive loyalty and maximize revenue opportunities by enhancing personalization and communication with guests. CheckMate"s valued partners include hospitality companies such as Rydges, Denihan, Thayer, Pacific Hospitality, Westmont, Hostmark, Hersha Hospitality, and Metwest Terra Group.In 2013, CheckMate was acquired by Room 77, who has raised $44M from sources, including Expedia, Concur, Sutter Hill Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, former Expedia CEO Erik Blachford, Zillow co-founder Rich Barton and Room 77 chairman Brad Gerstner. To see CheckMate in action, please visit www.checkmate.io