Shiji Completes Acquisition of StayNTouch

  • StayNTouch Inc.
  • 09.21.18
Shiji announced it has acquired StayNTouch, Inc. The addition of StayNTouch’s innovative and cloud-based hotel management tools to Shiji’s growing hotel technology stack will enable both StayNTouch and Shiji customers to seamlessly integrate across multiple hotels and travel technology systems.
 

Shiji is a leader in global hotel technology, at the core of all hotel and travel technology is the seamless and secure exchange of data across systems. Continuing the strategy of innovation through development or acquisitions and integrations. Shiji sees StayNTouch as an important part of making hotel management technology mobile and scalable for hotels of all sizes.
 
StayNTouch brings an innovative suite of hotel management solutions for complete or partial mobile hotel property management. Scalable from small hotels to 1000+ room hotels StayNTouch has proven their technology is easy to use while being robust and reliable. The modular design of the system makes it usable for hotels that already have an on-premise PMS or hotels that want to shift to future-proof cloud-based systems.
 
“Our vision is that the future of hotel technology needs to be open and accessible to every hotel group or technology provider. If hotels want everything or just a part of the stack we want the technology to integrate as seamlessly as possible and be available to all. StayNTouch is an excellent example of this and we are thrilled to have them as part of the Shiji Group.” said Kevin King, COO of Shiji Group.
 
StayNtouch impressed Shiji with their growth and customer retention, which led to the acquisition. Shiji has been invested in the company since 2016.
 
“Becoming part of the Shiji Group is exciting for us. Our incredible growth has been exciting but joining a larger group with local sales and support network globally means we can bring our technology to many more hotels while still remaining close to our clients. It’s a unique opportunity for any tech company like ours.” Says Jos Schaap, CEO and founder of StayNTouch.
 
StayNTouch will be integrated into Shiji Group as a fully owned subsidiary. Jos will continue to lead the company and take an active role in Shiji Senior Management team focused on global expansion.
 
The focus for StayNTouch as a Shiji Group Brand will be to accelerate their successful growth trajectory using Shiji Group’s existing network of sales and support teams, in the U.S. and China, throughout Europe (Munich, Berlin, London, Lisbon, Spain), and Asia/Pacific (Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Beijing, Shanghai and Sydney) empowering their internal product teams can increase development of new features and service existing customers.

StayNTouch is a “Software as a Service” hotel property management systems (PMS) Developed with mobility in mind, it operates on tablets and smartphones, empowering hotel employees to exceed guest expectations at multiple touch points.
 
Powering over 90,000 rooms globally, StayNTouch streamlines operations, increases margins, and revolutionizes how front-line staff connects with guests. StayNTouch is a trusted partner to many of the most forward-thinking hotels, resorts, casinos and chains in the industry, including Yotel, Zoku Amsterdam, Valencia Hotels, The Freehand Hotels, Modus hotels, and the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.
 


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