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Grind crowdfunds £1.3m towards expansion

Grind crowdfunds £1.3m towards expansion

By Sophie Witts

London-based independent coffee and cocktail group Grind has almost doubled its crowdfunding target to raise over £1.3m towards expansion. 

LobbyFriend claims to be the first ever social network platform dedicated to the real-time needs of guests

LobbyFriend: The 'hotel social network' coming to the UK

By Luke Nicholls

In-room entertainment systems supplier Quadriga has signed a distribution agreement with LobbyFriend – a private temporary social network for hotels, enabling them to communicate with guests during their stay.

The IUMIS app helps waiters submit orders on the go

Speed up service with new iPad EPoS app

By Becky Paskin

EPoS specicliast Uniware has created a new iPod Touch and iPad app that allows waiting staff to digitally take customers’ orders at the table.

You can now search for food and drink jobs on your iPhone

Hospitality job search iPhone app launched

By Chris Druce

William Reed, publisher of BigHospitality, Restaurant magazine and The Grocer, has launched a job search application specifically for Apple devices, including the iPhone and iPad

More than 16 million people in the UK own a smartphone

Guide to online marketing: iPhone applications

By Becky Paskin

Technology moves faster than Alastair Darling at a pub convention, but one rising trend that looks likely to stick around is the iPhone application, which if implemented properly, can help increase restaurant or hotel bookings