QikServe Press Area
June 22nd 2017
One in ten restaurant-goers admit to cutting in line
A survey of consumers has found that one in ten people have “knowingly jumped ahead in a line for a restaurant or café to avoid a long wait”. The survey was conducted by QikServe, the multi-channel order and payment specialist.
Full press release : QikServe Press Release Queue Survey (PDF)
May 3rd 2017
Mobile ordering accounts for 95% of orders at newly opened Amsterdam airport restaurant
QikServe, the multi-channel order and payment specialist, today announced that its mobile ordering technology has been rolled out at the new Kebaya Asian Brasserie in Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. Kebaya is owned and operated by HMSHost International, a major world player in the food and hospitality industry, with almost 50 years’ experience in airport restaurant operations, design, concept and development.
Full press release : QikServe Press Release Kebaya
Press images, click here to download a zip file of the press ready images: Kebaya_Press_QikServe.zip
April 19th 2017
QikServe appoints Don DeMarinis as Chief Commercial Officer
QikServe, the multichannel ordering and payment specialist, today announced it has appointed Don DeMarinis as its Chief Commercial Officer. DeMarinis assumes responsibility for QikServe’s global business development activities, and will support a major sales growth and recruitment drive in the United States.
Full press release : QikServe_Press_Release_DonDeMarinis
March 22nd 2017
QikServe unveils kiosk ordering solution for hospitality sector
QikServe, the multichannel ordering and payment specialist, today announced that has rolled out a new solution for hospitality businesses that are looking to implement kiosk-based ordering and payment systems. The QikServe Kiosk Application is latest addition to QikServe’s suite of ordering and payment solutions, which also includes mobile, tablet and web-based applications.
Full press release : QikServe Press Kiosk App
Click here for the press ready image : QikServe Kiosk Press Image
January 10th 2017
Maven Capital Partners leads £2.7 million funding round for mobile ordering and payment business QikServe
Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has led a £2.7 million (US$3.4 million) investment in QikServe Limited (“QikServe”), which has developed a patented B2B cloud-based platform aimed at hospitality operators, enabling customers to order and pay for items from a smartphone, tablet or self-service terminal.
Full press release : Qikserve MavenFunding Jan 2017
Daniel Rodgers & Ronnie Forbes, Co-founders of QikServe.
Click here to download press ready image : QikServe-Press-Rodgers_Forbes.jpeg
November 14th 2016
QikServe and KIT team up in the Middle East
QikServe, the mobile order and payment specialist, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Key Information Technology L.L.C. (KIT), the leading Business and Technology Consultants providing IT Solutions in the UAE and Middle East.
Full press release : Qikserve Press Release Kit
September 29th 2016
QikServe and POStech target Ireland’s hospitality sector
QikServe, the mobile order and payment specialist, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with POSTech, the leading provider of point-of-sale systems for the hospitality sector in Ireland.
Full press release : Qikserve Release POStech
September 14th 2016
The perils of poor customer service: more than one in 10 have skipped on a bill; 90% have withheld tips
QikServe, the mobile order and payment specialist, today announced that more than one in 10 of consumers admit to having left a restaurant, café or bar without paying. The statistic was discovered as part of a survey about customer service in the hospitality sector.
Full press release : QikServe Release Dine and Dash
August 31st 2016
QikServe and FreedomPay Address the EMV Challenge in Hospitality
QikServe, the mobile order and payment specialist, today announced its technology has been certified on the FreedomPay Commerce Platform. The integration allows QikServe to offer its hospitality customers a powerful and secure option for handling payments and transactions with PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE), and provides EMV (chip and pin) certification out-of-the-box.
Full press release : QikServe Release Aug2016 FreedomPay
June 28th 2016
QikServe partners with Van Hessen in The Netherlands
QikServe, the mobile order and payment specialist, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Van Hessen, the leading provider of automation systems for the hospitality sector in the Netherlands.
Full press release : QikServe-Release-VanHessen
June 28th 2016
QikServe launches integration solution for mobile ordering and payment
QikServe, the mobile order and payment specialist, today launched QikServe 5, designed to facilitate easy integration of mobile ordering and payment technology in the hospitality sector. QikServe’s patented technology lets guests order and pay for their food and drinks directly from their smartphones.
Full press release : QikServe Release 5.0
June 15th 2016
Hotel mobile apps lagging behind; fail to wow customers
Full press release : QikServe-Release-HotelStudy-June2016
Click the image for the web-ready infographic or click here to download the print ready version : QikServe Hotels Tech InfoGraphic
February 14th 2016
QikServe secures funding round and targets Series A – Industry heavyweight Martin Mutch joins board as Chairman
Edinburgh, February 2016 – QikServe, which provides best-of-class technology to the hospitality industry allowing customers to order and pay directly by smartphone, has entered a partnership with US tech giant Oracle by which QikServe is fully integrated into Oracle Hospitality’s point of sale (POS) platform. QikServe’s patented app lets guests order and pay for their food and drinks straight from their smartphones for either pick-up, delivery or in-store dining. A major feature of the app is that it captures customer data which can be sued by the operator to power highly targeted marketing campaigns.
Full press release : QikServe Oracle Gold Partnership Release
February 14th 2016
QikServe Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork Gold Level Partner
QikServe, mobile order and payment specialists, today announced that it has achieved Gold Partner status in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). By attaining Gold Level membership, Oracle has recognized QikServe for its commitment to establish Oracle related knowledge in delivering a robust, enterprise-ready mobile order and pay solution complete with personalized loyalty and marketing capabilities.
Full press release : QikServe Oracle Gold Partnership Release
April 8th 2015
QikServe’s app wins deal with HMSHost International
QikServe, which provides technology to the hospitality industry allowing customers to order and pay directly by mobile phone, has announced a deal with HMSHost International, the world’s leading provider of food and beverage services to travellers at over 100 airport locations worldwide.
Full press release : QikServe_HMSHost_Press2015 (PDF)
Press Release April 2014
QikServe integrates with MICROS; ordering and payment app ready for mass adoption
Edinburgh, UK – April 29, 2014 – Mobile technology company QikServe today announced that its mobile ordering app is now available through the hosted MICROS Commerce Platform™ (MCP) from MICROS, a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries.
Full press release : QikServe_Release_MICROS_April14 (PDF)
April 24th 2014
QikServe and PayPal enable customers to order and pay for food and drink on their phone.
London & Edinburgh, UK – April 23, 2014 – Mobile technology company QikServe today announced a collaboration with PayPal that will allow the UK hospitality sector to take orders and payment using the PayPal app on their customer’s smartphone.
Full press release : QikServe_PayPal_Release_April2014 (PDF)
February 4th 2014
Henry’s Café Bar goes mobile for food and drink orders
TCG’s flagship Covent Garden venue offers at-seat ordering and payment via QikServe app as firm seeks to engage and build loyalty with consumers.
Full press release : Qikserve_Henrys_Release (PDF)
March 1st 2013
Hearts FC first in UK with QikServe’s mobile app for food and beverages.
Mobile technology company, QikServe, today announced the first deployment of a mobile app that allows supporters to buy food and beverages at a UK sporting event. The QikServe app is being rolled out at Tynecastle Stadium, home of Heart of Midlothian Football Club.
Full press release : Qikserve_Hearts_Release_FINAL2
January 7th 2013
QikServe comes to Edinburgh’s City Cafe
QikServe and The City Cafe are proud to announce the launch the first QikServe venue in Edinburgh’s city centre. Customers can now visit The City Cafe in Blair Street, Edinburgh, and use their very own smartphone to order their food and drinks.
Full press release : Qikserve_PRESS-RELEASE_CityCafe
November 7th 2012
Two Best Western Hotels roll out world’s first hotel room-service mobile app from QikServe
Mobile technology company, QikServe, today announced the world’s first deployment of a mobile app for hotel room-service. Two Best Western Plus hotels in Scotland are the first to adopt the app, which allows guests to order room service directly from their smartphone or tablet computer.
Full press release : Qikserve_BestWestern_Release