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Grand Pacific Resorts Partners with Zingle

Carlsbad, CA, September 2016: Grand Pacific Resort team members have the opportunity to use text messages to communicate with timeshare owners and guests, thanks to a new partnership with Zingle®, a text messaging service for businesses. The launch of this service is already improving satisfaction and optimizing efficiency as owners and guests use text messaging…

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Amadeus & Zingle Partnership is Revolutionizing Communications and Experience

Madrid, 10 August 2016: With over 4.77 billion mobile phone users estimated worldwide by 2017* and 350 billion text messages monthly**, the growth in mobile and in texting and messaging is rapidly becoming the biggest trend in hotels. Hotels are moving quickly to take advantage of messaging technology to increase guest engagement, improve guest loyalty,…

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Zingle, Feetz, SkySafe among San Diego’s Cool Companies

This is the second year that the San Diego Venture Group has arranged for a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists to meet local companies. The 31 companies were selected from a list of 140 applicants because they were considered far enough along to receive initial or follow on rounds of investment. “People complain about…

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Zingle Chosen as a San Diego “Coolest Company Award” Recipient

June 1, 2016 – Zingle is part of a small group of “cool” companies chosen as “San Diego’s Coolest Companies” award recipients for 2016. The San Diego Venture Group is a non-profit organization designed to bring together people in San Diego who are interested in new enterprise and the process of creating it. They are…

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Zingle Partners with Hyatt

April 7, 2016 – Zingle, a mobile messaging startup, was chosen this week as Hyatt’s global preferred guest messaging service. That’s a coup for the San Diego-based startup, which has invented what it calls the first-ever text messaging service for hotel concierges. As with other messaging services, Zingle’s aim is to speed up customer interaction…

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Zingle Teams With Hyatt as Global Guest Messaging Service

April 6, 2016 – San Diego, Calif. – Zingle, a leading mobile messaging company that helps businesses better communicate with their customers, today announced that Hyatt has selected Zingle as its preferred guest messaging service for Hyatt hotels worldwide. Zingle’s multi-channel messaging platform will allow guests to seamlessly and instantly text and message with staff…

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No Need to Call the Front Desk, Just Send a Text

NEW YORK TIMES – As a well-traveled businessman, James Linn felt silly during a trip this month, when he forget to pack dress socks. In the past, Mr. Linn, a managing director at the American Gas Association who was in New Orleans for an energy conference, would have rushed to a clothing store near his…

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Improving Daily Life: Companies That Make Your Lives Easier

In today’s blog, we present you some companies that have come up with great new ideas to improve your daily life through convenience and intuition. It’s no surprise that each of these companies have found great success; check them out! ZINGLE Zingle is a tailor-made app for the businessman. It all started when one of…

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Zingle Integrates With Hotel Software Provider

San Diego-based business texting tools provider Zingle, which is led by Ford Blakely, said this morning that it has partnered up with Newmarket, a provider of software used by the hospitality industry. The two said they are integrating Zingle’s guest texting service with Newmarket’s HotSOS hotel service optimization product. Financial terms of the deal were…

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Zingle and Newmarket Partner to Connect Guests Directly to Hotel Staff

SAN DIEGO–(Business Wire)–Zingle and Newmarket today announced an exclusive partnership to integrate Zingle’s guest texting service with Newmarket’s HotSOS hotel service optimization solution, which will allow hotels to communicate directly with their guests via text in order to offer faster and more personalized services. HotSOS is an enterprise solution that helps to automate and track…

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Philadelphia Hotel’s Concierge Is All Thumbs

Talk about instant gratification, the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia has solved the problem for its guests. To get immediate answers and perks for its guests the hotel has partnered with a personal texting service, called Zingle to offer info and help on demand. Here’s how it works: at check-in, you register your phone number…

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Zingle Changing Concierge Landscape

Ford Blakely was an investment banker who lived by the motto “Time Is Money.” Spending time in line each morning at his local coffee shop waiting on his order was a luxury Blakely could not afford. So he created a solution that allows customers to text a business for service, and Zingle was born with…

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Travel Tip: Now You Can Text Your Hotel Concierge

We’re in a day and age where many people prefer texting over the old-fashioned conversation. I’m not one of those people but, if you are, you can practice your text-messaging skills with your hotel concierge. The Four Seasons Philadelphia and Loews hotels in Orlando and Nashville have partnered with a service called Zingle. You register…

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EMERGING TRENDS: MOBILE CONCIERGE SERVICE

Mobile devices have become an increasingly important part of our everyday lives, so it only seems natural that hotels would integrate mobile technology into their day-to-day operations. Our last blog post discussed an emerging trend in the hospitality industry dealing with mobile technology: keyless room keys. The next industry trend to follow may be using…

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Zingle Ramps Texting Service For Hotels

In a world where consumers use texting more than they actually talk to someone on the phone, businesses have been notably slow to communicate via texting with their customers. To solve that, a San Diego startup, Zingle says it has been offering up a service to help connect businesses with their customers via texting —…

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Want That Extra Towel? Need a Wake·up Call? Text it.

While technology changes and advances every day– so fast it seems impossible to keep up with– texting remains a tried and true means of relaying information quickly and efficiently. So it’s no wonder that some Four Seasons and Loews hotels have harnessed the power of the text to amp up guest services.

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Text Your Hotel’s Front Desk With Zingle Concierge Service

Travel-Leisure-Logo 15 JAN TRAVEL + LEISURE – TEXT YOUR HOTEL’S FRONT DESK WITH ZINGLE CONCIERGE SERVICE Posted at 02:40h in Business, Customer Experience, Guest Experience, Guest Satisfaction, Hotel Texting, Internet, Journal, Online, Press, Print, San Diego, Travel + Leisure, Web by admin 0 Likes Share TRAVEL + LEISURE “Text Your Hotel’s Front Desk With Zingle…

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After Renovations, Loews Vanderbilt Turns Attention to Technology

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel completed a $17 million renovation in July that, in addition to guest bathroom and hallway remodels, completely overhauled its lobby, including adding the new Mason’s restaurant and Mason Bar. The six months of construction and the new look paid off, according to general manager Tony Phillips, who said the hotel closed out…

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Hotel Service-On-Demand Now a Reality with New Text Message Concierge

Impatience is a virtue and more free time is the ultimate luxury. Zingle is a new type of personal texting service that gives hotel guests service-on-demand, a VIP-experience through a simple text message. In our hyper-connected world, impatience has become the enemy of loyalty, with only 8% of hotel guests remaining loyal to a brand.…

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Loews Nashville Hotel Pilots Text Message Concierge Service

Upon checking in, guests can opt to register their mobile telephone number at the hotel’s reception which will allow them to make text requests for the entirety of their stay. Tech-savvy travelers staying at the luxurious Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, Nashville won’t have to trek down to the lobby or call reception from their rooms to…

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CLUB & RESORT BUSINESS – Your Car is Waiting!

With major renovations set to wrap up in November, St. Andrews Country Club incorporated Zingle over the summer, a service that cuts down on member wait time in valet areas. Increased club activity during the holidays can bog down efficiencies established during slower times of the year. But with major renovations set to wrap up…

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Zipcar and Zingle Team Up in New York City

Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, and Zingle, the portable text ordering solution, have teamed up as part of a pilot program to give Zipcar members in New York City increased options when retrieving their Zipcar. Texting to the garage gives our members another option to get on the road as soon as…

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Central Parking & Zingle Help New Yorkers Kick Valet Wait Times to the Curb

Central Parking Launches TEXT N GO in New Mobile App Central Parking System, Inc. (“Central”) today announced it has expanded its relationship with Zingle and its innovative text-for-your-car solution. Zingle’s customized solution for Central Parking, known as TEXT N GO, which allows customers to text their valet ticket number and then receive an automatic text…

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Central Parking Launches TEXT ‘N GO in New Mobile App

(BUSINESS WIRE)–Central Parking System, Inc. (“Central”) today announced it has expanded its relationship with Zingle and its innovative text-for-your-car solution. Zingle’s customized solution for Central Parking, known as TEXT N GO, which allows customers to text their valet ticket number and then receive an automatic text response confirming when their car will be ready, will…

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Use of iPads & Apps Help Speed up Ordering

Zingle, based in Del Mar, enables businesses to accept orders via text message. Inspired by founder Ford Blakely’s complicated coffee order (single shot, soy mocha, two pumps, no whip), Zingle gives businesses lead time to complete the order for “anything that requires special attention,” Blakely said. “Our whole business is about speed and catering to…

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FRESH CUP MAGAZINE – TEXT TAKERS

Text-based ordering is at the heart of tech company Zingle. When a coffee shop has the program in place, a customer can text in an order. The specifics are printed out for baristas behind the counter, and the customer receives an automatic (and customizable) response message. The idea is to cut down customers’ wait time…

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Bean Brokers Garners Attention for Text Innovation

Bean Brokers is garnering increasing media attention for the shop’s ability to receive and process orders via texting, with Shaw Cable coming in later this week to do a clip about the service. Previously, CFRN from Edmonton did a segment on the new service. Owner Connie Harder said while texting in an order has been…

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Del Mar Entrepreneur Creates Text Messaging Sales System

The cafe you frequent is bound to have a line out the door and the boss is waiting. But shoot, you haven’t had your morning coffee and your tummy is grumbling for the usual poppy-seed bagel with cream cheese. If only the friendly cashier who knows your name and exactly what you’ll order could sense…

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San Diego Subways Test Text-in Ordering

It’s a busy lunch-time crowd on the campus of University of California San Diego, but the students standing in line at Subway could jump to the front with a text message. The on-campus Subway is using a new system that let’s customers text in their sandwich order before they arrive, then simply pay at the…

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Zingle Helps Zoom Food Order Texts To Subway

Subway sees promise in text ordering Like many consumers, Ford Blakely hates standing in line to place an order when he knows what he wants. Out of that frustration, he founded Zingle, a text-message ordering solution targeted at sandwich and smoothie chains and other restaurants that focus on to-go orders. The technology is intended to…

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Subway Introduces Text Message Ordering

Examiner.com – Subway introduces text message ordering Subway has just introduced a test of a text message ordering system in southern California. The system, introduced by Zingle, touts improvements in convenience and sales as well as professing to provide a competitive advantage. A look at their website and a quick search of the web produced…

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