Tag: resy

Tech

Yelp Is Becoming a Bigger Restaurant Reservation Threat to OpenTable

3 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)

3 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

4 months ago

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

Tech

Resy Builds Up Its Events Business

4 months ago

Focusing on events allows Resy to leverage its exclusive, cool-kid restaurant partnerships in a smart way.

Operations

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

7 months 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

Resy Acquires Reserve to Better Challenge OpenTable

7 months ago

The deal consolidates two young players in the market, each touting a strong roster of restaurants.

Tech

Reservations Services Test Google Integrations for Faster Booking

7 months 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

Resy CEO Ben Leventhal on Restaurant Tech’s Connected Future

8 months ago

Resy wants to solve the technical problems that frustrate the people running restaurants. Personalization is one thing, but the real value will be created by software platforms that talk to each other.

People

Skift Restaurants Forum Preview: Resy CEO on Collaboration and Blind Spots

8 months ago

While it's hard to measure the conversion rate that a social media channel like Instagram has for an experience like dining in a restaurant, Resy CEO Ben Leventhal is right that platform is one restaurants shouldn't be neglecting.

Tech

Union Square Hospitality Group to Move All Reservations to Resy

9 months ago

One restaurant group switching from one tech provider to another doesn't exactly headline news make, but it does help us all understand a restaurant's priorities and what it wants from said tech vendors.

Tech

Google Sees Robotic Restaurant Reservations in Our Future

1 year ago

It's creepy, it's weird, and we might all be doing it this time next year.

Marketing

Is Instagram’s Reservations Feature Good Business for Restaurants? Jury’s Still Out

1 year ago

Instagram's booking functionality produced a whole lot of hype when the launch was announced last year, but who's actually using it?