hospitality

Europe’s Hospitality Tech Companies See Strong Funding Week
Europe’s Hospitality Tech Companies See Strong Funding Week
December 15, 2022  |  Investments

A string of funding rounds has highlighted a boom for European hospitality tech companies. As restaurants and hotels increasingly digitize their operations, investors are backing...

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Planet and NomuPay Team to Help Asia’s Hotel Industry
Planet and NomuPay Team to Help Asia’s Hotel Industry
December 01, 2022  |  Payment Methods

Planet and NomuPay have teamed to help Southeast Asia’s hospitality industry expand its services. Planet, an Irish payments software provider, announced the collaboration Thursday (Dec....

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Paymob and Foodics Team on POS Tech for Egyptian Restaurants
Paymob and Foodics Team on POS Tech for Egyptian Restaurants
November 22, 2022  |  Partnerships

Cairo-based FinTech Paymob and Riyadh-based restaurant technology provider Foodics announced that they have partnered to provide point-of-sale (POS) devices to the hospitality sector in Egypt....

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Home Retailer Williams-Sonoma Sees Growing Demand From B2B Customers
Home Retailer Williams-Sonoma Sees Growing Demand From B2B Customers
November 18, 2022  |  Retail

B2B customers’ demand for corporate gifting and custom merchandise services contributed to record earnings results for home retailer Williams-Sonoma, the company said Thursday (Nov. 17)...

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Qatar World Cup Boosts Ride-Hailing, Food Delivery Demand Across MENA
Qatar World Cup Boosts Ride-Hailing, Food Delivery Demand Across MENA
November 17, 2022  |  International

Ahead of the World Cup opening ceremony on Sunday (Nov. 20), soccer fans from around the globe have been arriving in Qatar, giving an economic...

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Fortis Buys Payment Logistics to Expand Tech Offerings
Fortis Buys Payment Logistics to Expand Tech Offerings
November 15, 2022  |  Acquisitions

Embedded payments company Fortis is expanding its technology offerings by purchasing California payment technology firm Payment Logistics. “Founded in 2003 to provide reliable and secure...

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Restaurants Leverage Hospitality Experience as ‘Dark Kitchen’ Trend Grows
Restaurants Leverage Hospitality Experience as ‘Dark Kitchen’ Trend Grows
November 15, 2022  |  ResTech

It was once a challenge for restaurants to take ownership of their online presence, putting many at the mercy of third-party aggregators or having to...

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EU Publishes Proposed New Rulebook for Short-Term Rental Sector
EU Publishes Proposed New Rulebook for Short-Term Rental Sector
November 07, 2022  |  Regulation

The European Commission adopted a proposal Monday (Nov. 7) to enhance information sharing between online accommodation rental platforms and public authorities If implemented, the new...

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Airbnb Will Start Enabling Customers to See Total Price Including Fees
Airbnb Will Start Enabling Customers to See Total Price Including Fees
November 07, 2022  |  eCommerce

Airbnb has announced that it will start enabling customers to choose to see the total price of rentals — including all fees before taxes —...

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