BYTES: The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech –12-1-17



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

TAG Mobility, TAG Retail and TAG DevOps Holiday Social            December 5

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 


VACATION: Home Rental Disrupting Hospitality

airbnb john macdoughnallAirbnb 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.

Sustainable AgriTech Recognized Among Best Small Businesses

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.

FinTech Integration Helps Restaurants Scale Operations

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.


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.

hub-bytes-food-hospitality-tech-300-dpi-black-logos-sourceHub Bytes serves up a mix of news and insights that are at the intersection of Food & Hospitality Innovation.

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