BYTES: The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech –10-27-17



10-26-17: eCommerce Giants Forge Partnership to Aid Restaurants, Predictive Analytics Meets Mobile Itinerary, Quick Service Funds STEAM Programs, Plus Bloveit in the Checkout! 

FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate

Feast of Good and Plenty October 24
National Greasy Foods Day  October 25
National Pumpkin Day October 26
American Beer Day October 27
Halloween October 31


ORDER OUT: Retail Giant Selects Georgia FinTech for Expansion

amazon clover poseCommerce behemoth Amazon has partnered with First Data, a Georgia-based global leader in commerce-enabling technology, to extend and streamline order fulfillment: With Amazon Pay integrated into Clover POS, select restaurants can now accept takeout orders directly from the Amazon app. Clover POS PCI PTS 5.0 certified smart terminals guarantee a seamless payment experience, while Amazon leverages convenience using stored consumer data. Amazon will expand its Amazon Pay Places to restaurants in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington D.C..

Mobile Itinerary Platform Makes Weather-Savvy Travel Recommendations

The Weather Company has partnered with TripAdvisor to bring The Weather Channel Made for Samsung App users, providing tailored activity and attraction recommendations based on forecasts and machine learning.

Quick Service Chain Supports STEAM Education

The Krystal Foundation, the charitable arm for The Krystal Company, announced the grant recipients for its Squaring is Caring program, which funds science, tech, arts, engineering & math enrichment programs such as 3D printing for classrooms.

Hotelier Hailed As Top Creative Tech Company

The Technology Association of Georgia held its 12th annual Excalibur Awards, honoring tech-enabled companies who make the most innovative use of tech solutions. IHG won the most creative company award for its GSS project.



Bloveit provides couples with a uniquely curated date experience, from  ordering dinner to seamlessly securing payments.

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