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February 15, 2022  |  TipYo

TipYo to Offer Mobile Tipping Solutions to Curator Hotel & Resort Collection Members

February 15, 2022: Announced today, TipYo has been selected by Curator Hotel & Resort Collection as a preferred partner to provide cashless tipping solutions to its independent member hotels. TipYo is a pioneering mobile tipping platform that ensures travelers can express their gratitude to service staff in our cashless economy. Read More...

November 24, 2021  |  Hotel Business

Web Exclusive: Tipping moves from cash to contactless

Brian Walsh, founder, TipYo, said that one of the main reasons to create his platform was because there were limitations on cash usage when attempting to hand out a tip. “Let’s just say I’m the type of guy that wants to leave $20 for a housekeeper,” he said. “If I had only a $1 bill, that’s all I could leave. If I had a $20 bill and I want to leave $10, what’s the solution to that? Do I run to the ATM?” Read More...

October 15, 2021  |  The Washington Post

No cash? No problem. Here’s how to tip while traveling without it.

Check out TipYo's feature in The Washington Post: That is where companies such as TipYo and TipX come into play: They work directly with businesses instead of targeting tippers. An avid traveler, Brian Walsh founded TipYo after repeatedly being without cash to tip while on the road. “Nine out of 10 times, I didn’t have cash,” Walsh said. “I thought it was insane I can’t give gratuity by phone.” TipYo launched in 2019, offering hotel brands a way of incorporating secure digital-tipping options into their app or website. In May, Virgin Hotels became the latest to sign on, using TipYo technology through its app Lucy. Virgin Hotels guests can use the Lucy app to tip specific staff members, such as housekeeping or bellhops, throughout their stay. Read More...

July 30, 2021  |  RMWorldTravel

TipYo Feature: RMWorldTravel

Thanks to RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa for interviewing TipYo's founder W. Brian Walsh for the second time! Rudy and Brian talked about all things TipYo, including our newest partnerships, multiple tech channel tipping options for guests, increased tip averages helping employees' take-home pay, and more! Read More...

June 15, 2021  |  Cision PR Newswire

Cashless Tipping And Secure ID Verification Among Virgin Hotels’ Latest Mobile App Innovation

We are excited TipYo is powering Cashless Tipping for the iconic Virgin Hotels brand. Together TipYo and Virgin Hotels ensure guests have a safe and contactless way to tip hotel staff. Download the Lucy app to see our integration in action! Read More...

February 5, 2020  |  Bloomberg Pursuits

Digital Tipping Is Coming to a Hotel Near You

An increasingly cashless society, digital checkout features, the mad dash to the airport— they all make tipping harder, but they aren’t good enough excuses. The comments piled in. “If only there was an app for that …” multiple people said. Now there is. TipYo debuted on Apple’s App Store in November, promising to streamline the tipping experience for travelers everywhere… Read More...

March 26, 2021  |  The Morning Show with Aaron Michael Sanchez

The Morning Show featuring TipYo

Joel Provost and Aaron Sanchez highlight TipYo as a leader in the hospitality industry. They discuss how easy TipYo is for a hotel guest and how the future of hospitality will include Mobile Tipping! Check out our highlight starting at 3:32! Read More...

March 18, 2021  |  Travel Weekly

Digital tipping may become the norm at hotels and resorts

"Contactless payments are really hot right now," said Brian Walsh, the founder of TipYo, a mobile tipping app. "And Covid has really accelerated our progress." Walsh, who established TipYo in 2018, was inspired to create the platform after becoming "increasingly frustrated" after consistently being caught short on cash when it came time to tip a hotel bellhop or housekeeper. Read More...

June 24, 2020  |  Green Lodging News

New Mobile Tipping Solution Help Puts More Money in Employee Paychecks

Brian Walsh, Founder of TipYo, Inc., while operating a previous app-based business, traveled a lot. Given the trend toward cashless transactions, he sometimes found himself cashless when wanting to tip an employee. “I became increasingly frustrated,” said Walsh, who is all for making it as easy as possible for hotel employees to make as much as possible. An idea for an app to make it easy to tip hotel workers began percolating in his mind and last year he launched TipYo, Inc. Read More...


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