12-1-17: Unicorn Disrupts Travel & Hospitality, Georgia FinTech Bolsters Restaurants and Powers Borderless Payments, Chatbot for Beverages, plus AgriSource Data in the Checkout!
FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate
|National Mousse Day||November 30|
|National Fried Pie Day||December 1|
|National Fritters Day||December 2|
|National Peppermint Latte Day||December 3|
|National Cookie Day||December 4|
Food Holidays Courtesy of Foodimentary
Airbnb is once again causing seismic shifts in the rental and hospitality game, one peaceful takeover at a time. In recent weeks, the company has acquired adtech platform AdBasis, accessible home-rental database Accomable, and social payments startup Tilt. This enables Airbnb to engage the latest interactive marketing, accessibility, and financial services technology to better serve travelers.
Leading eCommerce Tech Powers Borderless Payments for Hotels
France’s multinational hotel group, AccorHotels, has selected First Data to streamline in-store, online and mobile payments for its properties in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Homegrown agriculture innovator Grubbly Farms won second place in Rubicon Global’s “Best Small Business in America” contest, for its tech-enabled sustainable farm feed operation.
NCR and MonkeyMedia Software have partnered to help more restaurants expand their services into takeout, delivery and catering by integrating MONKEY™ cloud-based order management directly into the NCR Aloha™ POS.
- Nation’s Restaurant News: Amazon Enables Voice Orders for TGIF
- FoodBev Media: Pepsi Releases Chatbot Order Service
- FSR Magazine: Cloud Tech Revolutionizes Foodservice
THE CHECKOUT: AgriSource Data
Based in Norcross, Georgia, AgriSource Data leverages agriculture data, wireless sensors and other connected devices to help farmers maintain sustainable production.
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