This week at INSPIRE 2021, the 10th annual International Luxury Hotel Assn.’s (ILHA) conference on luxury hospitality, digital tipping platform youtip will team with The Cocktail Guru to power “Cocktails for a Cause,” a digital donation drive designed to support the ServiceSource Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports individuals who have disabilities nationwide and finds them employment within the hospitality industry.
Digital tipping platform youtip was named “Most Innovative Startup of the Year” yesterday during the 27th Annual Phocuswright Conference. youtip Co-Founder and CEO Doug Miles presented the solution to a panel of judges during the event’s Innovation: Summit Awards program.
Chicago — November 15, 2021 — youtip, the first enterprise-level digital tipping platform for the hospitality, travel, and tourism industries, has been named a PhocusWire “Hot 25 Startup” for 2022. The coveted title is bestowed on companies that have navigated through the pandemic and are well-positioned to make a mark in their respective sectors or regions next year.
When it comes to technology innovation, few companies are disrupting the travel and hospitality industries like youtip, the simplest, fastest, app free digital tipping solution. Next week at The Phocuswright Conference, youtip Co-Founder and CEO Doug Miles will present the enterprise system for digital gratuity to a panel of judges or “Dragons” in hopes of being named both “Most Innovative Startup of the Year” and “Innovation Summit People's Choice.
This week at HITEC Dallas, hoteliers will experience the simplest, fastest digital tipping platform for hotel guests for the fledgling cashless economy. Called youtip, the enterprise gratuity solution with full reporting capabilities will be featured in Booth 3422 September 28 to 30 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Did you know "if people pay with a credit card, (workers) will be tipped more?" That's what tipping expert Michael Lynn said in a recent article titled: "Tipping do's and don'ts: When and how much to tip in every situation.
Not all lodging operators are feeling the sting of COVID-19; take Smoky Cabins Vacation Rentals for example. Bookings of its 41 luxury cabins has not slowed since the onset of the pandemic. What has stopped, however, is the leaving of cash tips for housekeepers.
Today hotels with in-room voice assistants powered by Volara can enable their guests to leave a gratuity for hotel staff by simply scanning a QR code on Google's Hotel Solution or uttering a voice command to Amazon's Alexa.
Hotels are struggling to keep their doors open today, and many are unable to rehire full staff. Frontline employees fortunate enough to be working amidst the ongoing pandemic are wearing more hats and putting themselves at risk each day to deliver the highest levels of guest service in hopes of assuring travelers that their hotels are safe.