Your Hotel Loyalty Program – What You Need to Know

Businesswoman checks into a luxurious hotel
Posted in Loyalty 
| October 28, 2015
| by Bryan Wang

Hotel guests and business and leisure travelers alike are continually on the lookout for excellent service, amenities and experiences from their hotel of choice. For the modern traveler hotel loyalty programs have very much become part of this desire, with specialized offers, membership perks and VIP treatment all being sought after by potential guests.

A hotel loyalty program can benefit you the hotelier as well. In fact hotel loyalty programs can be very effective in attracting customers and encouraging them to become repeat, loyal customers.

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Why Your Native Mobile App Could Be a Big Mistake

Many customers using their mobile phones
Posted in Loyalty 
| October 21, 2015
| by Bryan Wang

Your brand may be thinking it is time to launch your very own native app. After-all every consumer seems to be on their apps via their smartphones and you want to get in on this popular trend. 

Definition:

A native mobile app is installed on the device (i.e. smartphone or tablet) itself with access to its features and functions. It is built using the device’s native programming language and only run on their designated platform. As such Android apps can’t run on iOS, iOS apps can’t run on Windows etc. Native apps are downloaded via their platform’s marketplace/app store.

Remember you have options – you can also choose to develop a mobile web app (which run in the device’s browser and operate across all platforms) or a hybrid app (a cross between native apps and mobile apps – it is a mobile web app wrapper in a platform-specific shell).

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Get More Customers for Your Restaurant

Posted in Loyalty 
| October 15, 2015
| by Bryan Wang

Consumer preferences and wants in regards to their restaurant dining options have gone through a significant transformation. These changing preferences have impacted food culture in such a way that the wise restaurateur has to re-assess how their brand is being presented to the world as well as re-evaluate their menu items.

Here we go over the current trends in the food world and link them to what you can do to attract customers and patrons to your establishment. 

Consider these tips in your next strategy meeting.

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4 Things To Know About Black Friday 2015

Posted in Gift Cards 
| October 7, 2015
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Black Friday and by extension Cyber Monday are important opportunities to grow sales.

But with the changing retail landscape where omnichannel and online shopping have seemingly taken over you may be wondering how to approach the Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping events.

Read on to learn about the latest trends and developments in the world of Black Friday and Cyber Monday retailing!

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Paymentech Gift Card Clients Now Transitioned to Givex System

Posted in News 
| October 7, 2015
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The Givex team would like to welcome Paymentech gift card clients to Givex. Givex has thousands of merchants in many countries using our services and it is our intention to provide you our client with the highest level of service, support and security possible as we add you to our ever expanding client base.

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