With MyWallet embedded in the brand’s Hello Rewards loyalty app, guests can book rooms faster via stored payment methods
SPOKANE, Wash., and NEW YORK (June 15, 2017) — RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) announced today that guests can streamline making their reservations through the Hello Rewards app. With the MyWallet mobile payment platform from MyCheck now embedded into the brand’s Hello Rewards app, the reservations process for Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotels, Red Lion Inns & Suites, GuestHouse and Settle Inn Extended Stay properties is now faster than ever before.
“We are thrilled that MyWallet is now available inside Hello Rewards to process reservations,” said RLHC Chief Information Officer John Edwards. “Frequent travelers don’t want to type in a credit card number each time they make a reservation; they expect the process to be fast, while also being secure. Sixty-one percent of consumers are asking for a mobile wallet to manage multiple loyalty programs (Amdocs Survey). Thanks to MyCheck, we are giving travelers exactly what they want, and then some.”
“RLHC is a true leader in mobile payment adoption,” said Shlomit Kugler, MyCheck CEO. “Adding MyWallet for reservations is just the first step toward building a better and faster end-to-end experience; soon Apple Pay, MasterPass and PayPal can be added to the platform. The next phase involves utilizing MyWallet for prepaid reservations. Eventually, Hello Rewards members can use the app to check in and check out, plus view their hotel folio, order roomservice, and pay in hotel restaurants and at grab-and-go counters using any payment method stored in their profile. This is the way of the future, and we are proud to be working with RLHC to drive their new mobile payment platform. Together we are setting new standards for industry excellence.”
About Red Lion Hotels Corporation
Red Lion Hotels Corporation, established in 1959, is an international hospitality company primarily engaged in the franchising, management and ownership of upscale, midscale and economy hotels under the Hotel RL, Red Lion Hotels, Red Lion Inn & Suites, Settle Inn Extended Stay, Signature Inn, GuestHouse, Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn and Country Hearth Inn & Suites brands. The company also owns and operates an entertainment and event ticket distribution business under the brand name TicketsWest. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.rlhco.com.
MyCheck creates custom apps for hospitality groups and restaurant chains to extend their brand into the mobile world. With faster checkout, increased loyalty and customer engagement, MyCheck turns a clinical payment process into a WOW experience for the guest, providing tools to understand customers better and interact with them in more meaningful ways. Established in 2011, MyCheck operates globally and has integrations into nearly 30 different POS and PMS systems and interfaces to an array of loyalty, gift card and financial gateways. For more information, please visit www.mycheck.io.