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Yanolja Cloud member companies, Yanolja Cloud Korea, SanhaIT, and Yanolja F&B participated in the Korea Hotel Show 2023, held over 3 days from June 14th to 16th at COEX in Seoul, South Korea. The show is a major opportunity to highlight innovations that can be used by Korea’s hospitality industry to improve their business.
The Korea Hotel Show 2023, an event that integrates exhibitions and specialized conferences focused on the hotel, accommodation, and F&B industries, provided an opportunity for visitors to explore the latest trends in smart hotel, ESG, and F&B related hospitality startups. Among the over 70 participating companies, more than 2,000 visitors showed a great amount of interest in Yanolja Cloud’s innovative solutions. These solutions are currently targeting the Korean market but will be considered for broader availability in the future.

Now, let’s delve into some of the exciting highlights from Yanolja Cloud’s highly popular exhibition.



yanolja cloud hotel show2The first thing that caught everyone’s eye upon entering the space was the Y KIOSK (article), a joint collaboration between Samsung Electronics and Yanolja Cloud launched in June. Its sleek and modern design, intuitive user interface, and upgraded cloud-based features, highlighted the care and attention to detail Yanolja Cloud took to research and develop a tailored solution specifically for the hospitality industry. Of particular interest to the hoteliers and property owners was the kiosk’s ability to perform real-time software upgrades and support remote maintenance management which greatly reduces the cost of maintaining the latest version software. Furthermore, Y KIOSK provides heightened security for hotels with features such as real-time integration of booking data across online and offline channels, deep learning-based optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and enhanced identity authentication utilizing pinhole camera (CCTV) technology.

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For hotels that do not operate a front desk or have plans to provide contactless services, WINGS Smart Stay is the perfect solution. In this section of the exhibition, visitors had the opportunity to experience firsthand the convenience of mobile check-in, room entry, and even direct control of room conditions through IoT technology. Seamlessly integrated with SanhaIT’s Property Management System (PMS), WINGS Smart Stay eliminates the need for manual tasks and ensures a streamlined operation for hoteliers, saving precious time for employees to focus on the important things. Guests, on the other hand, benefit from a myriad of services accessible through their own mobile device, including room lighting control, room service, and mobile key access, enhancing the overall guest experience. In addition to its user-friendly features, WINGS Smart Stay prioritizes security. The dynamic QR code used for mobile keys changes with each use and cannot be captured or reused, providing much needed peace of mind for guests.

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For customers operating F&B businesses, a solution that manages waitlists and encourages repeat visits is essential. Yanolja F&B Solution’s NowWaiting provides the necessary tools to manage waitlists and alert customers when it is their turn. The solution offers an administrator function to view the entire and notify customers from the queue. The administrator dashboard also allows restaurants to easily monitor the waitlist in real-time and significantly reduces the burden of managing queues during busy peak hours. In addition to the management solution, Yanolja F&B Solutions offers Dodo Point for store visitors. Dodo Point collects and stores customer information by offering reward points to customers who visit a merchant store, and uses this information to engage customers with store updates, coupons, and events. Visitors at the exhibition had the opportunity to experience the solutions firsthand as well as engage with existing Yanolja F&B customers who resolved their long-standing concerns through the solutions.
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Helping your business thrive

Visitors’ maintained their interest in Yanolja Cloud and its member companies throughout the event, with a range of attractions and activiitess. From the HOUND BRAND HOTEL, Yanolja Cloud’s hotel brand, to engaging booth tours and business card lucky draws, there was no shortage of entertainment. The Korea Hotel Show was a significant and meaningful experience, with many visitors resonating with Yanolja Cloud’s mission to create technology that makes it easier for hospitality and leisure properties to transform their business and delight their guests. Weather you’re a Korean hospitality businesses looking to deploy these innovations, or operating in other countries and interested in future innovations like this, feel free to contact us to learn more.



Yanolja Cloud Unveils the ‘Y KIOSK’ in collaboration with Samsung

Yanolja Cloud
2023-06-07 12:14:40

– Yanolja Cloud and Samsung Electronics target the global hospitality market with first collaborative product
– Aims to drive operational and resource efficiency in the global hospitality sector with its innovative technologies

Yanolja Cloud, an AI-based cloud solution (SaaS) company, is making significant strides in its global business expansion with the introduction of ‘Y KIOSK,’ a cutting-edge solution tailored for the global hospitality market. Co-led by Jongyoon Kim and Junyoung Lee, the company has been actively acquiring global B2B solution companies to bolster its growth.

Yanolja Cloud unveiled the ‘Y KIOSK’ as its flagship collaborative product developed in collaboration with Samsung Electronics. Leveraging Yanolja Cloud’s solution expertise and Samsung Electronics’ advanced kiosk technology, this innovative kiosk solution comes as part of the ongoing B2B business agreement between Yanolja Cloud and Samsung Electronics to digitally transform the hospitality industry and provide innovative solutions that converge property solutions and smart appliances.

The newly launched cloud-based solution takes a tailored approach, optimizing the solution according to the individual characteristics and operational environment of each property. Notably, property owners will benefit from real-time software upgrades and remote maintenance and management capabilities, ensuring cost-effective access to the latest version of the solution.

Furthermore, the kiosk supports real-time synchronization of reservation statuses from various online and offline booking channels, allowing properties to achieve a more systematic and efficient approach to customer management and on-site staff operation. Walk-in customers will also be able to enjoy convenient contactless check-in/check-out experiences regardless of their arrival time or pre-booking status.

Moreover, the new kiosk incorporates enhanced identification verification capabilities which utilize deep learning-based optical character recognition (OCR) technology and pinhole cameras (CCTV) to ensure a safe and secure guest experience. Property owners will have the option of choosing between sleek stand-alone and table-top models, depending on the operational requirements of their establishments.

Jongyoon Kim, CEO of Yanolja Cloud, expressed his enthusiasm for the new launch, “By combining Yanolja Cloud’s unique hospitality solutions with Samsung Electronics’ technological expertise, we are proud to offer a smart kiosk optimized for the global market.” He further added, “Leveraging our diverse strengths, we aim to enhance the operational and resource efficiency of both domestic and global small to medium-sized business and boutique hotels, which often face challenges providing high-quality front-end services with limited resources.”

Meanwhile, Yanolja Cloud will participate in the “2023 Korea Hotel Show,” the largest hotel industry exhibition in Korea, which will be held from June 14 to 16 at COEX in Gangnam, together with Yanolja Cloud member companies, SanhaIT and Yanolja F&B Solution. The exhibition will provide an opportunity for industry professionals and the general public to explore and experience the new ‘Y KIOSK’ as well as the transformative potential of a travel environment empowered by hospitality solutions.