Hotel Technology Next Generation members have awarded the 2016 "TechOvation Award" to the INTEREL water management system. The first runner-up innovative solution was Relay, delivery robot for hotels by Savioke, and the second runner-up was Travel Tripper's Travel Tripper Rate Match.
The INTEREL water-management system is the world's first TCP-IP based hospitality guestroom water management solution. It delivers intuitive and attractively designed capacitive touch, icon-based guestroom basin and shower control panels, combined with a future-proof, innovative electronic water valve controller.
The first runner-up technology from Savioke was Relay, delivery robot for hotels is the first autonomous robot for hotels. It delivers amenities to guest rooms quickly (typically under five minutes), delighting guests and leaving staff free to interact with guests.
Travel Tripper's solution Travel Tripper Rate Match is a price matching widget installed into a hotel's booking engine. When a guest checks for rates availability, the widget instantly compares the hotel's current rate with several OTAs.
HTNG's TechOvation Award is the next generation of the association's hospitality technology innovation competition, which launched seven years ago as the "Most Innovative Hospitality Technology Award."