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...

June 14, 2020  |  AHLA

AHLA features TipYo Touchless Tipping on their Back to Business resource page for hotel industry

TipYo is proud to join the American Hotel & Lodging Association as an Allied Member. AHLA has created a Back to Business Center resource page with the following goal: “As the industry looks for guidance on reopening properties, AHLA has collected a variety of leading resources from industry experts. These reopening resources focus on what’s next and include checklists for enhanced cleaning practices, the latest contactless technologies, workplace protocols to meet the new health/safety challenges and more.” Read More...

May 18, 2020  |  Lodging Magazine

New Technologies Provide Sanitization and Social Distancing Solutions for Hotels

TipYo announced that its secure mobile tipping solution is now available at hotels throughout the country. The app-based system integrates with hotels’ payroll systems, directing guests’ tips to specific employees while meeting IRS and regulatory requirements. Hotel guests can download the app to share a gratuity with valet, concierge, and housekeeping teams. Read More...

February 27, 2020  |  RM World Travel Connection

How Mobile Tipping Benefits Hospitality Staff

Brian Walsh appeared on RM World Travel Connection with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa to discuss why he founded TipYo and how he hopes this mobile tipping innovation will impact the hospitality industry and benefit hospitality staff in an increasingly cashless society. RM World Travel Connection is America's #1 Travel Radio Show and broadcast on 410+ affiliates nationwide. Read More...

February 18, 2020  |  Bank Innovation

TipYo Pitches Digital Tipping for Hotel Staff

There may no longer be an excuse for stiffing hotel staff who ferry bags to guest rooms. TipYo, an Alexandria, Va.-based payments startup, wants to simplify the tipping process through a method that’s as simple as using Venmo to pay a friend. Customers download an app to pay staff members, including housekeepers, bellhops, valets and concierges. Read More...

February 13, 2020  |  Hospitality Technology

The Future of Hotel Tipping is Mobile

Meet Bill – a guest at your hotel, wrapping up a 2-night stay in room 419 for a business trip. It is 9:03 AM and Bill is ready to head to the airport. Gathering his bags, he checks his wallet for a $5 bill to leave a tip for housekeeping, but as usual, he is not carrying any cash. As society steadily progresses to becoming more and more cashless, mobile tipping is no longer a futuristic idea. It’s becoming a necessity. Read More...

February 11, 2020  |  Bloomberg Radio

Bloomberg Money Minute

Nikki Ekstein speaks about TipYo on Bloomberg Money Minute 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...

December 10, 2019  |  Hotel Business

Hotel Companies Join Forces with Tech Providers

Hotel companies are partnering with technology providers for operational efficiency and guest convenience. Here’s a look at the recent collaborations across the industry: Provenance Hotels has partnered with TipYo to give guests at Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA, mobile tipping options. TipYo is a secure mobile payment solution that enables travelers to tip hotel room attendants, concierge and valets. Read More...

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