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  • Hotel Designs Meet Up enables wi-Q Technologies to land giant UK hotel tech deal

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    An emerging hospitality technology company have secured a deal with a leading hotel group, thanks to a relationship built and maintained at the Hotel Designs Meet Up.

    Technology brand Wi-Q deliver web-app mobile ordering solutions to help streamline the payment processes in the hospitality sector. After attending the Hotel Designs Meet up at Home House, London, the brand secured a deal with a leading hotel group and the app is already live in one flagship London hotel.

    Wi-Q is a “web-based mobile ordering allows your customers to browse, order and pay for your products or services, without having to download a dedicated native mobile ordering app”.

    From a chance conversation to live technology in a matter of weeks

    Talking of the plans for global expansion, Wi-Q gushed: “We went from a chance conversation over a glass of wine, to mobilisation and live technology in place in one of the world’s leading hotel chains in less than eight weeks!”

    The brand explained further: “The Hotel Designs Meet Up was a busy event, with delegates from a range of sectors and services. We spent some time chatting with an events team from a major global hotel chain, and they were really excited about our solution”.

    From a chance conversation to live technology in a matter of weeks

    Talking of the plans for global expansion, Wi-Q gushed: “We went from a chance conversation over a glass of wine, to mobilisation and live technology in place in one of the world’s leading hotel chains in less than eight weeks!”

    The brand explained further: “The Hotel Designs Meet Up was a busy event, with delegates from a range of sectors and services. We spent some time chatting with an events team from a major global hotel chain, and they were really excited about our solution”.

    A flagship London hotel is on board

    “A few days later, we had a call. This same team had been raving about wi-Q to the management team and we were invited to come in for a meeting”.

    “They loved it, and the first phase of mobile ordering technology is already live and in place at a flagship London hotel, with global plans in the pipeline”.

    The leading hotel chain can’t yet be revealed, but congratulations to all involved!

    The next Hotel Designs Meet Up takes place on 21 March 2018 from 6pm – 9.30pm at the London Edition, located on the edge of Soho in London’s Fitzrovia. The boutique hotel blends thoughtful design and intuitive service featuring custom lighting by Patrick Woodroffe.

    If you are a supplier to the hospitality industry looking to meet top names from both industries, contact Jennie Lane on 01992 374098 or on j.lane@forumevents.co.uk – or click here to book your place.

    The Hotel Designs spring Meet Up is completely free for hoteliers and designers; click here to confirm your attendance.

    Adam Bloodworth / 19.02.2018

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