Imagine reading a restaurant review on HungryGoWhere, then booking a table on Reserveit.sg. Once the reservation is done, you get a notification on Perx saying that you’ve received a chop, which allows you to redeem a dessert.
It’s a foodie’s dream come true, and we might not need to wait too long for it to happen.
The foundation is already set. We’ve learnt today that SingTel-owned HungryGoWhere, Singapore’s leading food portal, has partnered with mobile loyalty startup Perx (which has over 700 locations and 400,000 chops so far) and restaurant reservation service Reserveit.sg to integrate their services into the site. Read more
It would appear that Singapore-based Reserveit.sg has maintained its front-runner status as the king of online restaurant reservation sites in Singapore.
Now, with the launch of their mobile app on iOS, they are leaving Chope.sg and TableDB in the dust.
Mobile is big in Singapore, so there’s definitely value in creating a mobile app to allow users to fluidly make reservations. Read more
Cupcakes from Teacosy are sold alongside angel figurines and furniture.
As technology advances and business concepts evolve, an increasing number of F&B entrepreneurs and service solution providers are thinking out-of-the-box and making life easier for customers.
By innovating, F&B entrepreneurs enjoy reduced overheads, better customer service and additional revenue. Customers feel more satisfied too. In this article, we chart four recent trends in the F&B industry that have dramatically improved how businesses are run.
If you’re a restaurateur or cafe owner, do look at these trends and consider implementing them in your business. Read more
Chope your seats before it's too late!
Sooner or later, someone was going to use the Internet to let diners make restaurants reservations instantly.
Such an idea isn’t new: US-based OpenTable has been doing it since 1998, and they’ve expanded their services into eight countries.
In Singapore, the concept is just beginning to take off. Within the past couple of years, at least four such websites have already sprung up.
Reservations.SG started operating in 2010, while Reserveit.sg (read our interview with them) and Chope launched around the same time, in June 2011. Read more
While searching for a restaurant to fulfill your gastronomical craving these days is much easier with food blogs and directories like HungryGoWhere, making a reservation can still be a hair tearing experience.
Spotting an Italian restaurant online and reserving a table for two this weekend sounds pedestrian enough, but in fact comes with unforeseen hassles.
Sometimes, finding the right phone number can be difficult, especially if the website is not updated or badly designed. And if you do manage to call them, you may be kept waiting if the restaurant is either closed or the waitresses are busy. Even if you do get through, the time slot you want may not be available. Read more