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Tech Support for Hospitality: Solution Providers Offering Free Services & Solutions

Members of the restaurant and hotel technology supplier community are stepping forward with aid for the hospitality industry.

The New Marketing Communications Playbook During COVID-19

By adapting their communication and marketing messages across channels, brands can optimize customer engagement and work to retain customers during these unprecedented times.

AHLA’s ‘Hospitality for Hope’ Initiative connects hotels to health agencies so as to provide temporary housing for emergency and healthcare workers or as alternative care sites.

To help Texas restaurants during the coronavirus pandemic, supermarket chain H-E-B is working with three restaurants in three cities to create to-go meals for sale in its stores.

Customers order online, select Contactess Delivery and prepay.

Customers can 'pie it forward' by donating a pizza to local hospitals, police stations, and fire departments through the mobile app.

Part 2: The events of this pandemic have raised alarm bells not simply within the realm of our personal hygiene and cleanliness standards, but those of our merchants, and their merchants, and their merchants.

Operations management platform enables hotels to support health and safety compliance for those looking to help communities in need.

Doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families can do so through the end of May.

While other hotels shutdown and laid off staff, Huazhu continued operating throughout the crisis and was sitting at 62% occupancy as of March 26.

RLJ Lodging Trust announced that, in addition to the significant efforts underway to protect the health and safety of guests and employees, the Company is taking aggressive steps to mitigate the ongoing operational and financial impacts on its hotels from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Over the pa

Initiative provides restaurateurs with resources and new products – like Gift Cards and Online Ordering – to help adapt their operations to the current business climate.

Part 1: Restaurants that recognize we are emerging into a different operational and technology landscape will rebound and thrive in the new world of personal safety and social behavior.

Company also implements travel ban, hiring freeze, €60m reduction in capital expenditures, and streamlining of all other costs (e.g. sales, marketing, IT).

Company pledges to continue paying medical benefits for employees through June 30 or their return to work, whichever comes first.

Brand cuts executive pay by 20%, closes dining rooms and continues to serve guests with to-go, delivery and catering options.

Provider of comprehensive virtual events to partner with Hospitality Technology Next Generation to enable the virtualization of annual technology innovation

Online hub aggregates information to help hoteliers navigate pandemic.

UV-C has been proven to inactivate SARS-CoV-1 which is 80% genetically related to COVID-19.

Executives take pay cuts, company reduces office space, suspends search for new CEO.

Partners with PepsiCo, Tripadvisor, DoorDash and Postmates to increase sales for the restaurant industry and support foodservice workers.

Marriott, Hilton Hyatt and more announce their cost-cutting measures.

TransAct Technologies Inc. is offering its BOHA! Checklist and Timer tools free to restaurants amid the COVID-19 pandemic. BOHA! is the first single-vendor solution combining apps to streamline and improve restaurant operations in one fully integrated platform. announces a zero contact bill presentation and payment solution that works alongside all Point of Sale systems and allows every business and customer to comply with the new mandate.

During the COVID-19 crisis, Numa is offering its AI call attendant for free to help businesses respond to customers. Restaurants can use text-to-order with curbside pickup, even if they don’t have any online ordering.

This Toast/Paytronix combination enables brands to easily add delivery partners as well as offer curbside pickup and contactless delivery.

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