Hospitality Tech Companies

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Companies - Selling Hardware Devices to Book Visits: Tourists

Major global companies are taking advantage of the growing smart tourism trend that incorporates hardware and technology into booking travel destinations within smart cities, payments, recommendations, and even augmenting reality at different locations to attract tourists. A few of these global companies include: Google, Intel, Apple, and product development and consultancy firms such as Synapse and Meylah.

Companies Selling Hardware Devices to Book Tourist Visits and Activities

Google Inc.

  • With the future of smart tourism looking bright, Google Inc. is developing their Google Glass hardware to implement the differing technologies that will enhance the tourist experience, including virtual reality and augmented reality.
  • Google's mission is to "organize the world's information," making it ever more useful and accessible, with a focus on data organization, global accessibility, and the sharing of new ideas through a stable and reliable platform. Google seeks to give access to all the world's information in just "one click."
  • Google's global headquarters and largest office is located in Mountain View, California.

Intel

Apple

Synapse

Meylah

  • Meylah is a company that helps all businesses to gain access to digital technologies that help them grow and save money. They are tech innovators and designers that implement tech solutions, such as cloud technology and others, and even education for businesses for their for digital needs.
  • Meylah's company headquarters is located in Sammamish, Washington.

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Companies - Selling Hardware Devices Sold to Hotels to Book Visits for Guests

Five companies that sell hardware devices sold to hotels to enable their clients to book visits or activities are Crave, Tapendium, Intelity, GuestU, and Angie Hospitality. More information about these companies is provided below.

Crave

  • Crave delivers digital guest experiences for hotels around the world through its "award-winning in-room tablets." Currently, there are 100 million hotel guests interactions through their solutions. Its tablets were recently added to The Osthoff Resort where they function as a digital directory, in-room alarm clock, and booking solution for the hotel’s amenities.
  • This company is headquartered in Bedfordshire, UK.
  • Its website can be accessed here.

Tapendium

  • Through a partnership with Samsung, Tapendium provides hotels with 8 or 10 inch tablets. The tablets allow guests to send messages, make dinner reservations, book in other hotels, order room service, inform about local events and attractions, and other features.
  • This company is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Its website can be accessed here.

Intelity

  • Intelity is a global provider of a guest experience and management platform for hotels, casinos, cruises, and luxury residences. It also supplies hotels with in-room tablets that allow guests to order room service, make reservations in and outside the hotel, and control room temperature, among other features.
  • This company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
  • Its website can be accessed here.

GuestU

  • GuestU is a technology company that provides hotels a functional combination of a smartphone and a platform that allows guests to have free internet and voice calls, ask for in-room services, consult a city travel guide, among other features.
  • This company is headquartered in Lisboa, Portugal.
  • Its website can be accessed here.

Angie Hospitality

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Companies - Using VR to Preview Visits or Activities for Tourists

Five companies that are using VR to preview visits or activities for tourists are Ascape VR, Boulevard, Littlstar, Realities.io, and Immersion VR. More information about these companies is provided below.

Ascape VR

Boulevard

  • Boulevard creates virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences. They specially provide art, architecture, and cultural experiences. The company partners with museums and cultural sites around the world to help them share their collections.
  • This company is headquartered in New York and has offices in Los Angeles and London.
  • Its website can be accessed here.

Littlstar

Realities.io

  • Realities.io provides VR films and experiences through photogrammetry. They have worked on tourism experiences such as videos of the Cologne Cathedral and Germany's last coal mine.
  • The company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
  • Its website can be accessed here.

Immersion VR

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