The last few months have been full of changes and the way we do business as a society has shifted. Because of the shelter in place orders we all followed in March, many businesses have taken a financial hit and many more still have shuttered permanently. The hotel industry was halted to a stop due to travel restrictions and hoteliers are only now starting to slowly restore occupancy rates.
The needs of the hotel industry have not lessened, even though travel has. Hotels still need towels, clean sheets, breakfast and a protected business center. This can be hard to budget with lower revenues, and the SurferQuest team understands that you need a price to match your current budget.
Leaving computers unprotected can lead to costly viruses that corrupt your machine and make it unusable. Repairs can cost hundreds of dollars and can get tricky without the guidance of a knowledgeable IT person. By making one small annual payment, SurferQuest will protect you from the cost and headache of future damages as well as protect your guests from identity theft.
To further protect guests, SurferQuest is now providing a line of business center disinfecting solutions to combat transmission of the virus. Keeping you, your staff and your guests protected all around is our top priority.
We stand with the hotel industry and look forward to what the future brings. Give us a call for a consultation and take advantage of the lowest price in the industry.
On behalf of the SurferQuest™ Team:
We share your concerns regarding the Coronavirus, (COVID-19), knowing that many individuals, families, and businesses will be directly affected. We are taking this opportunity to reach out and let you know what SurferQuest is doing to make sure that you and your guests receive the reliable, secure products and services that are the hallmarks of the hospitality industry.
In times like these, the guests ability to communicate and have their information kept secure is of utmost importance. That will not change. SurferQuest technical support for business center and guest engagement solutions will continue to be offered as a live, phone and email service that is accessible 24/7/365 for staff and guests. Projects that have been undertaken to improve communication and enhance guest safety are moving forward. Those individuals and property management company representatives interested in obtaining more information are still able to access our knowledgeable sales reps, while we have enacted programs for those interested in installation and purchase to support the hospitality industry in its recovery.
SurferQuest has postponed attending large scale events. Due to technological safeguards we have in place. our team members are able to work from home to limit exposure to the COVID-19 virus . This is vital, especially for those with pre-existing conditions and their families.
Monitoring updates from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) concerning COVID-19 will continue. Member safety and client service are of the greatest importance. We will continue to improve our products and processes as well as update our policies accordingly.
In everything, please be kind. We wish all of you the very best.
SurferQuest will be in attendance at two very exciting trade shows in the fall of 2019, showcasing their popular Social Center solution. The iPad and secure locking enclosure combo has already been adopted by several major chains, and mandated by one well known brand as well.
The SurferQuest booth will feature Social Center demonstrations to test the application functionality. The Social Center software removes all session content after each use and provides access to apps such as yelp, hotel rewards, guest feedback, boarding passes, google maps, safari and more.
Come find us at the following trade shows and access discounts on business center solutions in celebration of the conventions.
September 25, 26, 27 2019
Wyndham Global Conference
Mandalay Bay Resort
Las Vegas, NV
October 3, 4 2019
Best Western Annual Convention and Conference
Gaylord National Resort
National Harbor, MD
Booth numbers to be announced, we hope to see you there!
The SurferQuest team will be traveling to the AAHOA Vendor Appreciation and AAHOA Regional in Atlanta August 5th and 6th 2019.
SurferQuest is a founding AAHOA member and looks forward to getting back in touch with many of our hotelier friends! The team is looking forward to meeting new faces as well.
If you are attending these events, stop by and say hello! A demonstration of SurferQuest’s popular Social Center will be available, and the team loves to network.
See you there!
Global Software Applications, LLC, recently announced SurferQuest Hospitality Solutions is now offering Mobile Cloud Printing from anywhere in the world, complete with full features, reliable functionality and affordable pricing to the hospitality industry.
State College, Pa. and Minneapolis, MN — HITEC Booth #636 — June 10, 2019 — (PRWeb) —SurferQuest™, a nationally certified Woman Owned company dedicated to the hospitality industry, will be returning to exhibit at HFTP’s annual HITEC hospitality technology trade show in Minneapolis, June 17-20. SurferQuest™ will be showcasing their secure refresh software suite alongside the various platforms they have been providing to the hospitality industry for 2 decades. Now, as a part of their all-in-one hospitality solutions they are offering secure mobile cloud printing solutions.
Last month, SurferQuest™ announced true solid state mobile printing from anywhere and any device, which combines state-of-the-art hardware with military-grade encryption to secure and protect guest data during rest and transit. All transactions are safe, secure, and deliver exceptional printing services reaching guests wherever they are. SurferQuest™ believes printing should be available anywhere from on property, hotels, restaurants, poolside, nightclubs, and special events. With a single privately emailed code, you can transfer your print job to any location.
Turnkey Mobile Printing Solutions: Easily implement our system into your current business processes. Showcase your property or your business logo and information to all mobile customers searching for a nearby print station. You can generate a new revenue stream with no hassle by deploying it as a pay-for-print amenity. Revenue is generated by charging guests and visitors through our e-commerce and m-commerce solution without expensive add-ons. E-printing is the most cost-effective solution on the market for hotels – it’s less than $1 a day. But that’s not the only way SurferQuest™ helps boost revenue. With the ability to use your existing resources you can modernize your printing environment and turn your existing printers into a release station from which guests can send and receive their print jobs.
“After a highly successful launch of our mobile cloud printing, we are excited to participate in HITEC 2019 to demonstrate the unmatched value that it can bring to the hospitality industry,” said Kathryn Koning, CEO of SurferQuest. “We’ve seen a spike in hoteliers asking for a solid, secure printing solution that can not only cut down the number of problems that come with offering this amenity, but that can also produce additional revenue that does more than just cover consumables. Mobile printing not only strengthens our overall offering and the savings it can bring to hotels and resorts. It works seamlessly and reduces the stress of offering printing solutions.”
HITEC attendees can visit SurferQuest hospitality Solutions in booth #636 for a demo of our products and more information on their complete solutions — which provide many ways to enhance guest facing technologies in hotels and resorts — along with new promotions for both merchants and partners, including free drawings for devices, a rate-match guarantee and waived fees.
About Global Software Applications and SurferQuest™
Global Software Applications is a successful software development company, specializing in self-service applications for the hospitality industry since 1999. Beginning with SurferQuest™ our secure public access computer software become widely recognized for providing secure, affordable guest facing solutions to many thousands of resorts and casinos around the world.
SurferQuest ™ has grown to become one of the most trusted sources for custom software development. Combining our years of programming experience and our dedication to our number 1 product, our 24/7/365 superior customer service,
The Summer of 2019 is shaping up to be a big travel year for SurferQuest. The team would love to meet you! Come find us at any of the following trade shows to see the SurferQuest Social Center in action and full product demonstrations. We love to make new friends!
HITEC Minneapolis June 18, 19, 20 Booth #636
Hawaii Lodging Hospitality and Food Service Expo July 10, 11 Booth #444
Wyndham Hotels Annual Convention Las Vegas September 25, 26, 27 Booth to be announced
Best Western Annual Convention Maryland October 3, 4, 5, 6 Booth to be announced
SurferQuest will also be in attendance at a variety of upcoming trade shows and will announce the dates and locations soon. The team looks forward to meeting new faces!
The team at SurferQuest is excited to be exhibiting at the Choice Hotels International “No Limits” Conference at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Nevada.
From May 1 -3, attendees are invited to come join us at booth #1004 to view our new line of modern, tech savvy business center amenities and hardware. We will be featuring our popular line of Social Centers with iPad and enclosure options. The Social Centers are equipped with the traditional secure SurferQuest Software, and a completely customizable and design friendly interface.
The first 50 visitors will qualify for a free, no strings iPad, so dont miss your chance!
For further information, contact Amanda at 814-342-3120.
The SurferQuest team looks forward to meeting you!
SurferQuest™ to provide standout guest engagement services and affordable business center solutions for Choice Hotels International, Inc. at all domestic properties
(Dateline: 02-16-2018) Global Software Applications, LLC. / SurferQuest™ of Centre County, Pennsylvania, is proud to announce being selected by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) to participate in the hotel company’s Qualified Vendor Program. SurferQuest™ provides customizable, user-friendly business center applications.
SurferQuest™ and its suite of secure business center applications, which include boarding pass printing and flight information, is dedicated to supporting travelers during their hotel stays. The solution is offered through a variety of platforms that include all-in-one Windows and Mac operating systems. Guests will also have access to the SurferQuest™ Social Center™ platform, the newest offering in the growing suite of SQ Hospitality products. Accessed through a communal iPad or Windows-based tablet, the Social Center™ platform can be formatted to provide guests easy access to hotel rewards, social media, music, and internet browsing. Both products include fully customized interfaces that offer the flexibility of adding property images, branding, and an attentive support staff available 24 hours a day.
“Our team is very excited and honored to be able to offer our products and services to Choice Hotels franchisees as a Qualified Vendor,” said Kathryn Koning, chief executive officer for SurferQuest™. “We have been developing top of the line solutions for the hospitality industry for almost 20 years, ensuring all of the software we develop works seamlessly and hassle free while focusing on a positive ROI for our clients and a positive overall guest experience. We are proud of our products and the excellent client support we provide.”
“We are pleased to work with SurferQuest™ as a Qualified Vendor (QV). Our QV program identifies best in class hospitality offerings. This takes out the guess work for our hotel franchisees and enables them to focus on delivering exceptional guest experiences,” said Rick Summa, vice president of Procurement Services for Choice Hotels. “Business center services are a great convenience for today’s traveler. Working with SurferQuest™ helps franchisees make sure they can reliably provide that for their guests.”
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world’s largest hotel companies. With over 6,800 hotels franchised in more than 44 countries and territories, Choice Hotels International represents more than 500,000 rooms around the globe. As of September 30, 2017, over 800 hotels were in our development pipeline. Our company’s Ascend Hotel Collection®, Cambria® Hotels, Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Sleep Inn®, Quality®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, WoodSpring Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel®, Econo Lodge®, Rodeway Inn®, and Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels® brands provide a spectrum of lodging choices to meet guests’ needs. With more than 35 million members, our Choice Privileges® rewards program enhances guest travel, with benefits ranging, with benefits ranging from every day rewards to exceptional experiences, starting right when they join. All hotels and vacation rentals are independently owned and operated. Visit us at http://www.choicehotels.com for more information.
About Global Software Applications, LLC.
Since 2001, SurferQuest™ has been proud to set the industry standard in business center solutions and hotel and guest technology. SurferQuest™ is committed to meeting the needs of every hotel it serves with specially designed custom solutions. Every app within the SQ Hospitality product portfolio is continually upgraded and tailored to meet the needs of each individual property. Dedicated to hotel and guest satisfaction, SQ Hospitality’s team of educated experts are always on standby to provide technical support and consultation. SurerQuest™ is maintained and developed by Global Software Applications, LLC. Please visit www.globalsoftwareapplications.com and www.surferquest.com to learn more about Global Software Applications and SurferQuest™.