BYTES: The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech – 5-25-17



5-25-17: Rideshare Partners Reap Loyalty, IoT Connected Rest + Relaxation, $2 Billion for Beer Tech, plus Leafy Green Machine in the Checkout!

FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate

Bytes for Bites Day of Service                                                           July 14

National Taffy Day May 23
National Escargot Day May 24
National Wine Day May 25
National Blueberry Cheesecake Day May 26
National Italian Beef Day May 27
Food Holidays Courtesy of Foodimentary


Airline Ratchets up Loyalty with Rideshare

delta-logoAtlanta-based Delta Airlines and popular ridesharing app, Lyft will reward you for getting there, granting users points in the SkyMiles® Loyalty Program. SkyMiles members can earn a miles per dollar for every Lyft ride, and for a limited time, earn additional miles for rides to and from the airport, everywhere Lyft operates. All Lyft rides are all eligible to earn miles including Lyft Line, Classic, Plus and Premier.

Frequent fliers, get ready to rack up!

Food Chains Say Aloha to a Better Workstream

NCR Corporation’s latest offering helps franchises manage real time data for better integrated operations across store locations. The Duluth-based leader in omni-channel solutions recently integrated its Console Advanced Reporting with its NCR Aloha platform. With features including an operational calendar, comparative sales reports, data analysis, and interactive dashboard, Console Advanced Reporting is designed to help restaurants maintain multiple store locations at the same time.

India’s Third Largest Hotel Chain Taps Travelport

Travelport, a leader in global travel commerce with North America headquarters i Atlanta, pairs with Treebo Hotels to accommodate travelers in India on any budget. Travelport lists Treebo Hotels’ budget accommodation properties in its global travel distribution systems, Travelport Galileo and Travelport WorldSpan. This partnership establishes Travelport in the budget accommodation space in India, while Treebo Hotels leverages the platforms’ cohesive technology to manage live inventory & bookings across properties.

IoT Solutions Crafts Comfort for Atlanta Visitors

Honeywell Hospitality puts comfort back in your hands at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta hotel using connected controls. Honeywell’s INCOMM guestroom automation and energy management system, installed in January, allows staff to remotely monitor room temperature for 439 rooms at the Buckhead hotel. Using the HotSOS app, staff can be proactive about heating and cooling so you can relax when you arrive.


THE CHECKOUT: Freight Farms’ Leafy Green Machine at Georgia State University


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