Welcome!

Agile Computing Authors: Elizabeth White, Tim Hinds, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Jeev Trika

News Feed Item

Rekordjahr für Livebookings

Livebookings, Europas führender Online Reservierungs- und Marketingservice für die Gastronomie, vermeldet ein Rekordjahr. 2012 wurde demnach europaweit die höchste Anzahl an vermittelten Gästen und im Vergleich zum Vorjahr eine Steigerung um ein Drittel (33 %) erreicht. Insgesamt wurden 2012 mehr als 15 Millionen Restaurantgäste vermittelt – vier Millionen mehr als noch 2011. Im Durchschnitt war Livebookings damit im vierten Quartal des Jahres für mehr als 640 Gäste pro Restaurantkunde verantwortlich. Dies entspricht einer Steigerung um 80 Prozent im Vergleich zum vierten Quartal des vorangegangenen Jahres.

Dieser Boom ist vor allem auf die zahlreichen neuen Livebookings Kunden, strategische Partnerschaften sowie auf Rekordreichweitenwerte auf Bookatable.com, der Konsumentenplattform von Livebookings, zurückzuführen. Zudem ist ein großer Teil des Wachstums der raschen Zunahme an mobilen Reservierungen sowie der verstärkten Nutzung der Reservierungslösungen, die für Restaurants und Gäste angeboten werden, geschuldet. Besonders der Anteil der Reservierungen über mobile Endgeräte stieg innerhalb des vergangenen Jahres enorm an: Lag dieser zum Ende des Jahres 2011 noch bei elf Prozent, so stieg er bis Ende 2012 auf 34 Prozent. Die Besucherzahl auf der Website wuchs im gleichen Zeitraum um 57 Prozent, die Kundendatenbank um 90 Prozent. Nicht zuletzt durch den Erfolg lokaler Angebote-Mailings (Star Deals) konnte eine 60-prozentige Umsatzsteigerung erreicht werden.

Colin Tenwick, CEO bei Livebookings, erläutert: „Die Zahlen für 2012 belegen, dass sich Livebookings für die Restaurants auszahlt und Bookatable trotz eines rauen wirtschaftlichen Klimas immer mehr Gäste erreicht. Unsere marktführenden Produkte ermöglichen es unseren Kunden, von dem Wachstum an online Reservierungen mittels Smartphone und Tablet-PC zu profitieren. Im Verlauf der kommenden zwölf Monate werden wir die durchschnittliche Anzahl der monatlich von uns vermittelten Gäste pro Restaurantkunde weiter erhöhen und unsere Reservierungsrekorde weiter brechen, indem wir die Nachfrage der Gäste nach einem guten Kosten-Nutzen-Verhältnis und einem unvergesslichen kulinarischen Erlebnis bedienen.”

Über Livebookings

Livebookings ist der weltweit größte Online Reservierungs- und Marketingservice für die Gastronomie. Das Unternehmen hat mehr als 9.000 Restaurant-Kunden in 23 Ländern und vermittelt jeden Monat mehr als eine Million Gäste. Deutschlandweit arbeitet Livebookings mit mehr als 2.000 Restaurants zusammen. Ziel von Livebookings ist es, Restaurants mit Hilfe eines Online Reservierungsservices und eines Vermarktungsnetzwerks aus zahlreichen renommierten Partnern und der eigenen Konsumentenplattform Bookatable bei der optimalen Auslastung ihrer Kapazitäten zu unterstützen.

Weitere Informationen unter http://www.livebookings.de

Livebookings auf Twitter: @livebookingsDE

Über Bookatable

Bookatable ist Europas größter Restaurantführer mit Reservierungsfunktion. Das Onlineportal ist in 19 Ländern sowie in neun Sprachen verfügbar. Auf Bookatable können Gäste rund um die Uhr kostenlos Restaurants in Echtzeit reservieren und erhalten umgehend eine Bestätigung per E-Mail oder SMS. Auf Bookatable kann man sich zudem die Restaurants nach Stadt, Küche oder Preis anzeigen lassen. Mit Hilfe der interaktiven Karte sind die beliebtesten Restaurants in einem bestimmten Gebiet schnell und einfach zu finden. Restaurantbesucher profitieren auf Bookatable außerdem von besonderen Aktionen und attraktiven Angeboten. Alle wichtigen Informationen rund um das Restaurant wie Kontaktdaten, Öffnungszeiten, Fotos, Preisniveau und Restaurantbeschreibungen sind ebenfalls auf Bookatable zu finden. Die objektiven und unabhängigen Bewertungen und Empfehlungen anderer Bookatable-Gäste, helfen zudem bei der Wahl des richtigen Restaurants.

Link zum Blog http://www.bookatable.de/blog

Weitere Informationen unter http://www.bookatable.de

Bookatable auf Facebook: www.facebook.com/BookatableDE

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, wh...
The IoT is changing the way enterprises conduct business. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, discuss how businesses can gain an edge over competitors by empowering consumers to take control through IoT. We'll cite examples such as a Washington, D.C.-based sports club that leveraged IoT and the cloud to develop a comprehensive booking system. He'll also highlight how IoT can revitalize and restore outdated business models, making them profitable...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ContentMX, the marketing technology and services company with a singular mission to increase engagement and drive more conversations for enterprise, channel and SMB technology marketers, has been named “Sponsor & Exhibitor Lounge Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. “CloudExpo is a great opportunity to start a conversation with new prospects, but what happens after the...
The essence of data analysis involves setting up data pipelines that consist of several operations that are chained together – starting from data collection, data quality checks, data integration, data analysis and data visualization (including the setting up of interaction paths in that visualization). In our opinion, the challenges stem from the technology diversity at each stage of the data pipeline as well as the lack of process around the analysis.
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit y...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MangoApps will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. MangoApps provides modern company intranets and team collaboration software, allowing workers to stay connected and productive from anywhere in the world and from any device. For more information, please visit https://www.mangoapps.com/.
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo New York Call for Papers is now open.
Designing IoT applications is complex, but deploying them in a scalable fashion is even more complex. A scalable, API first IaaS cloud is a good start, but in order to understand the various components specific to deploying IoT applications, one needs to understand the architecture of these applications and figure out how to scale these components independently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nara Rajagopalan is CEO of Accelerite, will discuss the fundamental architecture of IoT applications, ...
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Bruce Swann, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Adobe, will discuss how the Adobe Marketing Cloud can help marketers embrace opportunities for personalized, relevant and real-time customer engagement across offline (direct mail, point of sale, call center) and digital (email, website, SMS, mobile apps, social networks, connected objects). Bruce Swann has more than 15 years of experience working with digital marketing disciplines like web analytics, social med...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu, a leading provider of cloud hosting solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enzu’s mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive advantage. By offering a suite of proven hosting and management services, Enzu wants companies to foc...
Customer experience has become a competitive differentiator for companies, and it’s imperative that brands seamlessly connect the customer journey across all platforms. With the continued explosion of IoT, join us for a look at how to build a winning digital foundation in the connected era – today and in the future. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Nguyen, Group Product Marketing Manager at Adobe, will discuss how to successfully leverage mobile, rapidly deploy content, capture real-time d...
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? How do you coordinate the diverse moving parts that must come together when developing your IoT product? What are the key challenges addressed by Data as a Service? How does cloud computing underlie and connect the notions of Digital and DevOps What is the impact of the API economy? What is the business imperative for Cognitive Computing? Get all these questions and hundreds more like them answered at the 18th Cloud Expo...
As cloud and storage projections continue to rise, the number of organizations moving to the cloud is escalating and it is clear cloud storage is here to stay. However, is it secure? Data is the lifeblood for government entities, countries, cloud service providers and enterprises alike and losing or exposing that data can have disastrous results. There are new concepts for data storage on the horizon that will deliver secure solutions for storing and moving sensitive data around the world. ...
What a difference a year makes. Organizations aren’t just talking about IoT possibilities, it is now baked into their core business strategy. With IoT, billions of devices generating data from different companies on different networks around the globe need to interact. From efficiency to better customer insights to completely new business models, IoT will turn traditional business models upside down. In the new customer-centric age, the key to success is delivering critical services and apps wit...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 24Notion has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. 24Notion is full-service global creative digital marketing, technology and lifestyle agency that combines strategic ideas with customized tactical execution. With a broad understand of the art of traditional marketing, new media, communications and social influence, 24Notion uniquely understands how to con...
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, will discuss the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to fo...
SYS-CON Events announced today TechTarget has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TechTarget is the Web’s leading destination for serious technology buyers researching and making enterprise technology decisions. Its extensive global networ...
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) will feature the upcoming 18th Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo in a New York news documentary about the "New IT for the Future." The documentary will cover how big companies are transmitting or adopting the new IT for the future and will be filmed on the expo floor between June 7-June 9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. KBS has long been a leader in the development of the broadcasting culture of Korea. As the key public service broadcaster of Korea...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York and Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty ...
There are several IoTs: the Industrial Internet, Consumer Wearables, Wearables and Healthcare, Supply Chains, and the movement toward Smart Grids, Cities, Regions, and Nations. There are competing communications standards every step of the way, a bewildering array of sensors and devices, and an entire world of competing data analytics platforms. To some this appears to be chaos. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will discuss the vast to...