Ian Sloan Named VP, Client Strategy at Avvio

IRELAND — Ian Sloan is Avvio’s new vice-president of Client Strategy. Sloan joined the hotel-technology specialist at the start of this year, bringing with him 15 years’...

SkyTouch Integrates with Choice Hotels’ New Global Reservation System

PHOENIX — SkyTouch Technology, the company that powers choiceADVANTAGE — the property-management system (PMS) used by more than 6,000 Choice Hotels properties — has announced an integration...

Yotel Installs Dormakaba Electronic Locks at Boston Hotel

MONTREAL — Yotel Boston has installed Dormakaba’s BLE-ready Saflok Quantum RFID electronic locks. The 326-cabin Yotel Boston is the third Yotel property to install Dormakaba for guestroom locks....

Tingue Unveils Drain Valves for Continuous Batch Washers

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Laundry product supplier Tingue has unveiled a line of replacement drain valves for a wide variety of continuous-batch washers and coin-op washers. Designed specifically to...

Simplehuman Introduces Intuitive Brightness Control

TORRANCE, Calif. — Simplehuman recently introduced a sensor mirror with touch-control brightness. The new mirror has a variety of features that take the guesswork out of makeup and...

Linda Kent Joins Zoom And Go

TORONTO — Hotel-industry veteran Linda Kent has joined Zoom And Go Ltd. as VP, Client Services and Strategic Partnerships. “Zoom And Go has successfully earned a reputation as...

Avvio Announces World’s First AI-powered Booking Engine

NEW YORK — Hotel-technology provider Avvio has launched Allora — the world’s first booking engine powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Allora uses AI to learn from every online...

Chesher Equipment Becomes Food Service Solutions

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Chesher Equipment Ltd. has changed its company name to Food Service Solutions Inc. Over the past four years the company has experienced significant growth which...

Best Western Introduces New Line of Bath Amenities

PHOENIX — At its 2017 Convention last week, Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced a new partnership with Burlington, Ont.-based Hunter Amenities International. This partnership will see...

Swoop Partners with Navitaire

CALGARY — Navitaire, a provider of reservation and retailing systems for low-cost airline carriers, is partnering with Swoop, a low-cost airline backed by WestJet. Navitaire offers a full...