Tag: opentable

Tech

OpenTable Acquires Guest Management Platform Venga

7 months ago

In an industry where diner data is gold, knowing how to use it to run a better business is mission critical to success.

Tech

New OpenTable Policy Tees Up Fight for Diner Data

8 months ago

Kayak CEO Steve Hafner says that 'nothing has changed here' in regard to the OpenTable customer data that restaurants control. But the policy change has potential to set a precedent for how all tech vendors share information with restaurants.

Chains

Former OpenTable Executive Joins Papa John’s Board

8 months ago

Papa John's needs all the help it can get, and these new board appointments are steps in the right direction.

Tech

TripAdvisor Subsidiary Buys South American Restaurant Reservations Platform

9 months ago

TripAdvisor has grown its commercial restaurant business by focusing on underpenetrated parts of Europe through TheFork. Now, the company has set its sights on South America.

Tech

Yelp Is Becoming a Bigger Restaurant Reservation Threat to OpenTable

9 months ago

The biggest challenge for OpenTable competitors has been getting users to download an app or learn about their service. That's clearly not an issue for Yelp. But Yelp has other challenges, namely years of playing the antagonist to restaurants.

Tech

Restaurant Reservation Services Battle Over Valentine’s Day Discovery (and Beyond)

9 months ago

We don't want to judge, but do you really want an app telling you the romantic place to go? Save the special occasion advice for human intelligence.

Tech

OpenTable Encourages Diners to Travel With Its New Loyalty Play

10 months ago

This is a prime example of "Why didn't they think of this sooner?"

Tech

Slice Wants TripAdvisor to Help It Compete With Pizza Delivery Rivals

1 year ago

It's interesting that a pizza delivery company doesn't view the likes of Grubhub or OpenTable as its main competitors. But the company is banking on TripAdvisor to bring even more traffic and sales to its list of 10,000 or so clients.

Operations

Restaurant Reservations Now: Soft Landings, CEO Shuffles and New Tech

1 year ago

The reservations landscape has changed significantly over the past year. While the big players are (mostly) the same, new technology, new leadership, and new strategies keep the game interesting.

Tech

Reservations Services Test Google Integrations for Faster Booking

1 year ago

We can already search through hotel and flight bookings on Google. It's about time that we're able to do that for restaurant reservations, too.

Tech

OpenTable CEO Is Out as Kayak Team Takes Lead

1 year ago

The complete consolidation of Kayak and OpenTable's teams means OpenTable — Booking Holdings' only restaurant business — won't have a dedicated leader. It's disappointing to lose one of the few female CEOs in the restaurant tech space, especially the one who's arguably the most visible.

Tech

OpenTable Unveils Centralized Reservations for Restaurant Groups

1 year ago

At this point, group-level features are table stakes for reservations companies and are a huge part of winning the all-important group contracts.