Yotel has formed a partnership with Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play, a global innovation platforms for start-ups, corporations and investors. Yotel says the agreement will give it access to selected start-ups disrupting the travel and hospitality space.
The hotel company says Plug and Play will give it a platform to discover, support and scale disruptive technologies that it feels have the potential to positively influence travel and hospitality, both from a guest experience perspective and for operational efficiency.
Amir Amidi, managing partner at Plug and Play, said: “The travel and hospitality innovation platform at Plug and Play has worked closely with leading hospitality brands for several years, and we’re delighted to bring Yotel onboard as our newest hospitality partner.”
Hubert Viriot, CEO of Yotel, added: “Innovation is at the core of the Yotel brand and our relationship with Plug and Play will allow us to move quickly in order to stay at the forefront of a rapidly changing industry.”