Category: Hospitality

What Apple Tap to Pay Means for your business

In February this year, Apple has launched a new payments service that lets merchants accept payments natively on an iPhone, called ‘Tap to Pay’. A Bloomberg report noted Apple's acquisition of a startup, Mobeewave, which specialised in building this technology, The service will be available first in the US later this year, followed by a phased [...]

By |May 30, 2022|Blogs, Hospitality, Online Payments, POS, Retail, Travel|

The top 7 things to remember when choosing a card machine

For merchants, the fact that over half of all payments in the UK are now made using cards will be no surprise. With the number of cash payments falling by around 75% since 2010, as well as the rise of phone pay and contactless, the importance of a good card machine has never been more apparent. We’ve put together [...]

By |April 25, 2022|Blogs, Hospitality, POS, Retail, SME|

Are Omni-payments the Future of Payments in the Food and Beverage Industry?

According to the UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS), the consumer hospitality sector spending is now less than 70% of its pre-pandemic levels and turnover is one quarter lower than 2019 levels. And, over the last year, both consumers and hospitality businesses have experienced fundamental changes that will last for many years. As a response to the impact of the [...]

By |November 12, 2021|Blogs, eCommerce, Hospitality, Online Payments, POS, Retail, SME|

How to defend your business against chargebacks in the restaurant industry

Restaurants are a vast sector that continue to thrive on the mass number of customers that visit them. However, it is becoming harder for restauranteurs (especially start-ups) to grow their business due to the number of fraudulent chargebacks they face from customers. Starting a restaurant is no walk in the park, statistically, 60% of restaurants close within the first three [...]

By |November 11, 2021|Blogs, eCommerce, Hospitality, Online Payments, POS, SME|

Find the right payment solution for your international customers

With over a year of closed borders, tourism is slowly ramping up, with Europe commencing preparations to welcome leisure travellers in time for summer. The UK’s hospitality sector is also preparing to welcome international tourists, and VisitBritain is forecasting a recovery to £51.4bn in domestic tourism spending in 2021. Now is a good time to think about the best ways [...]

By |July 14, 2021|Blogs, eCommerce, Hospitality, Online Payments, POS, SME|

Payment localisation can fuel your business growth

Payment localisation is a critical, however often overlooked aspect of business operations. It's not just about having a convenient payment method for your customers — it's about ensuring that you're doing everything you can to support your global ambitions. Payment localisation is the process of adapting your global payment options to the local payment environment of the countries where you’re [...]

By |July 2, 2021|Blogs, Hospitality, POS, Retail, SME|

Six things you need to consider when choosing a POS machine

Choosing the right point-of-sale (POS) machine for your business can be quite a difficult task. There are many different choices on the market, and deciding what's best for your business can get a little overwhelming. With so many options available, it is essential to carefully consider hardware and software features that will benefit your business now and future proof [...]

By |June 9, 2021|Blogs, Hospitality, POS, Retail, SME|

Trust Payments and HDS partner to offer the hospitality industry an integrated POS solution

Trust Payments, the global unified payments group, has partnered with Hospitality Digital Services (HDS) to offer TRU Link which enables fast and easy integration with the HDS POS system, ConciergeHub, and Trust Payments' card machine terminal. The integration will see HDS UK customers benefit from an enhanced customer experience, enabling them to: - Cut queues and turn tables faster. The [...]

By |May 20, 2021|Hospitality, News|
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