Articles tagged “concierge”

New Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge Is a Promising But Missed Opportunity

New Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge Is a Promising But Missed Opportunity

Deanna Ting, Skift

The idea's there, but why not take it a step further and personalize it that much more?

7 months ago

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Luxury Retreats Recognizes That Curated Experiences Are Essential to Luxury Hospitality

Luxury Retreats Recognizes That Curated Experiences Are Essential to Luxury Hospitality

Luxury Retreats + Skift

The sharing economy has come a long way over the last few years, and luxury accommodations now play a large role. Because of its consistency and highly secure vetting process, Luxury Retreats stands out from other companies in the space.

1 year ago

Onefinestay Launches Concierge Service With Loyalty Elements

Onefinestay Launches Concierge Service With Loyalty Elements

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Rumor has it that Airbnb is gearing up to announce a more personalized experience soon, and Onefinestay may have just beat its strongest competitor to the punch.

1 year ago

Turing Smartphone Lux Concierge Can Book Charter Flights

Turing Smartphone Lux Concierge Can Book Charter Flights

Mark Gurman , Bloomberg

Appassionato has had production glitches and the $1,000 subscription service is a tad pricy. But the idea of a concierge service on smartphones or other voice-enabled devices is already happening.

2 years ago

AccorHotels Acquires Majority Stake in Concierge and Loyalty Provider John Paul

AccorHotels Acquires Majority Stake in Concierge and Loyalty Provider John Paul

Dan Peltier, Skift

Accor has demonstrated it's serious about getting ahead of the curve across many growing and emerging verticals in hospitality and its acquisition of John Paul is one way for the company to better manage the different guest experiences and create a common concierge platform for all brands.

2 years ago

Exclusive: Kayak Co-Founder’s New Startup to Target Consumer Concierge Services

Exclusive: Kayak Co-Founder’s New Startup to Target Consumer Concierge Services

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Although details haven't emerged, I wouldn't bet against any travel startup that Paul English throws his energies into.

4 years ago

Skift Podcast: How In-Room Tech Is Changing Everything About Hotel Guest Experience

Skift Podcast: How In-Room Tech Is Changing Everything About Hotel Guest Experience

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Mobile technology is proving to be a leap forward for hotels that are ready to embrace the massive advantages it has to offer.

4 years ago

Hotel Concierge App Alice Secures $1.3 Million in Funding

Hotel Concierge App Alice Secures $1.3 Million in Funding

Dennis Schaal, Skift

For hotels that don't have the resources to develop their own apps, the Alice hotel app and concierge service, and others like it, could be a useful solution for making concierge services more mobile-oriented.

5 years ago