Bethesda, MD – September 22, 2015. StayNTouch Inc., provider of a full Hotel PMS and PMS Mobile Overlay Platform, is pleased to announce the implementation of its full PMS solution at YOTEL Gatwick, Heathrow and Amsterdam Airports. YOTEL plans to roll this new cloud based PMS to a new ‘airside’ YOTEL at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to open in 2016.
The YOTEL team had been searching for a PMS that could book both overnight as well as hourly reservations. StayNTouch delivered its solution in just under 6 months and continues to provide great operational benefits to the three hotels. For example, the hotels turn over their cabins more efficiently and have better communication with the ‘Mission Control’ crew at the front desk, due to its simple and efficient mobile housekeeping functions included.
The StayNTouch PMS provides an easy browser-based user interface for booking and reservation fulfillment. The included booking engine API service is used to power yotel.com, providing transaction free direct internet bookings. With it’s multi property functionality included, YOTEL crew and the team at HQ can switch easily between the properties, making bookings and check on availability and rates. Subsequent interfaces and implementation costs are included in a fixed monthly charge.
“We implemented StayNTouch to build upon our ongoing digital strategy to find the right balance between technology, efficiency and service with focus on enhancing our guest experience, and giving both our crew and guests more options and control at their fingertips”,said Fergus Boyd , VP – Digital for YOTEL. “The StayNTouch PMS platform will also be the base for YOTEL’s forthcoming app and self service tablet integrations at it’s airport hotels.”
“We’re very proud to have YOTEL as a partner. YOTEL’s vision of embedding technology on all guest service touch points is very much in line with our product strategy, enabling hotels to have a choice of mobile staff assist check-in and out or guest self service options.” said Jos Schaap, CEO and Founder at StayNTouch.
StayNTouch delivers 3 solutions on one cloud platform…
StayNTouch Cloud PMS: A full Hotel PMS bringing the front office functionality onto a mobile/tablet in a touch/graphic user experience. Including a build in booking engine API and free interfaces. Rover enables staff the flexibility to service guests anytime, anywhere, as well as manage and turn over rooms fast.
StayNTouch – Rover Housekeeping™: Via any mobile device, housekeeping has a touch-optimized user interface to access rooms-to-clean lists, room status, guest information and the ability to update room status after servicing.
StayNTouch Guest Mobility: Mobile Web experience enabling branded guest pre-engagement. Guest mobile check-in & out, preferences collected, upsell opportunities, staff-less key fulfillment.
About StayNTouch Inc.
StayNTouch brilliantly connects guests to hotels. StayNTouch delivers a full Hotel PMS and PMS Mobile Overlay bringing mobility to both hotel staff and guests. Via any tablet or touch device, Guest Service and Housekeeping have mobile access to PMS via a touch-optimized interface. Guests, from their smart phone, can self check-in and out, view room bill and receive upgrade promotions. StayNTouch dramatically streamlines operations and increases margins, and revolutionizes how the hotels connect and engage their guests and how guests experience their hotels. Learn more by visiting www.stayntouch.com.
Inspired by first class travel, YOTEL translates the language of luxury airline travel into small but luxurious ‘cabins’. Uncompromisingly designed around guests, YOTEL City hotels are taking the essential elements of luxury hotels in smaller, smart spaces and deliver a sense of community with areas for co-working, social gatherings and exercise. Premium cabins include YOTEL’s signature adjustable ‘SmartBed’ with luxury bedding, rejuvenating monsoon rain showers, relaxing mood lighting and ‘techno wall’ with smart TVs, multi power points and easy connectivity.
YOTEL currently operates three airport hotels in London Gatwick, London Heathrow and Amsterdam Schiphol airports; and one city hotel in the heart of Manhattan, New York. YOTEL is expanding rapidly with eight new hotels under development globally, including two new airport hotels set to open at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (2016) and Singapore Changi Airport (2019); and six new city hotels currently under construction in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (2017) Singapore (2017), Miami (2018), San Francisco (2017), Boston (2017) and Dubai (2018).
Founded by YO! Founder Simon Woodroffe OBE, YOTEL’s HQ is in London and has offices in Boston and Dubai. Its major partner and shareholder is IFA Hotels and Resorts KSCC based in Dubai.