Hotelcloud grows its international presence.
The startup launches 3 new cities in September: Amsterdam (Netherlands), Calistoga (California, USA), Tel Aviv (Israel)
08 SEPTEMBER 2014, NEW YORK, USA
New York, September 8, 2014 – Hotelcloud announces that its cloud-based solution for hotels, HCloud, will be featured in new establishments in Amsterdam, Calistoga and Tel Aviv. The startup, which is reinforcing its presence in the USA and Israel, adds Netherlands as a brand new market. Hotelcloud applications are key to hoteliers for two reasons: they offer a high-end service, 24h a day, and enable seamless interaction between guests, their hotels and their ecosystem.
Hotelcloud two distinct solutions HCloud and HCloud Pro benefit from a strong case to seduce all kinds of hoteliers: apartments, guests houses and small hotels looking to increase their source of revenues but which cannot afford dedicated concierge staff; luxury hotels who are looking to offer a tailor-made service in order to meet any of their guests’ wishes.
In Amsterdam, Tel Aviv and Calistoga, Hotelcloud three new customers perfectly illustrate current hoteliers’ needs:
Netherlands, Amsterdam - A-Partments : This serviced-apartment rental company wants to offer its guests a perfectly accurate information, always up-to-date (apartment description, check-in procedure…). A live chat makes it possible to discuss with guests in real time. It becomes a real concierge at guests’ service.
Israël, Tel Aviv - Hotel The Norman : From mid-September, this brand new luxury boutique hotel will equip all its rooms and suites with iPads. Through the Hotelcloud app, guests will be able to directly interact with the members of staff and order internal services; from spa treatments to a table at this very fancy fusion food restaurant the hotel is opening! The app also features a blog where all the relevant tips and hotel’s advice have been put together. In this project, Hotelcloud is handling all aspects from software deployment to hardware setup and maintenance. A turnkey solution!
USA, California, Calistoga - Brannan Cottage Inn : This first-class guest house which reopens its doors on September 20th, 2014 after full renovation, will present through its Hotelcloud app close to 100 local activities and services to its guests. Booking are made directly to the service provider, payments are made online. No intermediary! The guesthouse makes a commission on all transactions while guests benefit from a state-of-the-art technology
“Hoteliers finally realize they need to offer unique and memorable experiences to their guests through efficient technologies. Hotelcloud has experienced a 25% month-to-month growth over the past 4 months. 250 establishments will be equipped with Hotelcloud applications by December 2014. Our plan is to launch 10 new countries in 2015” affirms Sharon Brakha, Hotelcloud Chief Operating Officer.
In France, after two successful Hotelcloud installations, the Maranatha Group and Hotelcloud decided to conclude a strong partnership : Hotelcloud solution has been chosen to become the exclusive e-concierge application for all hotels of the group.
HCloud $299 / month – HCloud Pro : $299 / month + $1 / month / room. Fixed price. 6-month commitment then pay as you go.
Hotelcloud is a NYC based startup, founded in 2011. Hotelcloud has developed a one-of-a-kind online platform empowering hotels guests with real-time ordering of any internal services alongside those of approved local activity partners. Hotelcloud helps hoteliers increase sales and generate new revenues through pre-negotiated partnerships with local attractions and businesses. The responsive HTML5 platform is accessible from any web device: smartphone, tablet, or computer, including a guest’s personal devices. In 2013, Hotelcloud raised $1.6mm. Today Hotelcloud is distributed in 10 countries, counts 15 employees and continues to expand into new markets. For more information, please visit http://thehotelcloud.com.
Hotelcloud is a real-time application platform that lets hotels' guests seamlessly discover and order internal services as well of local activities and services.
Hotelcloud mission is to make travel a more personalized, frictionless, and consistent experience. We believe that, through technology, we can remove frictions by creating simple experiences through innovation.