Decem­ber 3, 2020

AWS designates Whistle as one of the 27 inaugural partners

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Whis­tle Mes­sag­ing, Inc. (Whis­tle) – a lead­ing Guest Mes­sag­ing Plat­form – has announced today that it has achieved Ama­zon Web Ser­vices (AWS) Trav­el and Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Com­pe­ten­cy sta­tus. This des­ig­na­tion rec­og­nizes that Whis­tle has demon­strat­ed deep expe­ri­ence help­ing cus­tomers trans­form their busi­ness from behind-the-scenes oper­a­tional effi­cien­cies to guest-fac­ing cus­tomer expe­ri­ences. The launch of the AWS Trav­el and Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Com­pe­ten­cy comes at a cru­cial time for the indus­try as it looks to inno­vate to address chang­ing demands in the face of COVID-19.

“Whis­tle is an invalu­able tool for hos­pi­tal­i­ty, espe­cial­ly after COVID-19, hav­ing cre­at­ed a com­plete­ly con­tact­less expe­ri­ence for hotel guests. Guests love the sys­tem, and are engaged from the first point of con­tact through check-out”

“Whis­tle is proud to be one of the first AWS Part­ners to achieve AWS Trav­el and Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Com­pe­ten­cy sta­tus. Our plat­form is active in over 1,000 hotels in 50 states and 15 coun­tries. It is our mis­sion to help hotels quick­ly adopt a con­tact­less mes­sag­ing solu­tion and pro­vide a huge com­pet­i­tive advantage,” 

Christo­pher Hov­aness­ian, CEO and Co-Founder at Whistle

AWS’s glob­al trav­el and hos­pi­tal­i­ty prac­tice helps com­pa­nies of every size and seg­ment – includ­ing air­lines, air­ports, ground trans­porta­tion, trav­el ser­vices and sell­ers, restau­rants, lodg­ing, enter­tain­ment venues and casi­nos, cruise lines, and tech­nol­o­gy providers – to stay agile and accel­er­ate inno­va­tion. Now more than ever, AWS wants to help cus­tomers suc­ceed by con­nect­ing them to part­ners with deep AWS expe­ri­ence, and a proven track record for help­ing trav­el and hos­pi­tal­i­ty com­pa­nies build resilience for the long run.

 

AWS launched the AWS Trav­el and Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Com­pe­ten­cy to help cus­tomers find high­ly spe­cial­ized AWS Part­ners and takes on the heavy lift­ing of iden­ti­fy­ing and val­i­dat­ing indus­try lead­ers with proven cus­tomer suc­cess and tech­ni­cal proficiency.

 

Achiev­ing the AWS Trav­el and Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Com­pe­ten­cy dif­fer­en­ti­ates Whis­tle as an AWS Part­ner with deep domain exper­tise in one or more of the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories: Data 360, Dig­i­tal Cus­tomer Engage­ment, Smart Assets, Core Trav­el and Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Appli­ca­tions, and Con­sult­ing Ser­vices pro­vid­ing strate­gic guid­ance and deploy­ment services.

 

“Whis­tle is proud to be one of the first AWS Part­ners to achieve AWS Trav­el and Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Com­pe­ten­cy sta­tus. Our plat­form is active in over 1,000 hotels in 50 states and 15 coun­tries. It is our mis­sion to help hotels quick­ly adopt a con­tact­less mes­sag­ing solu­tion and pro­vide a huge com­pet­i­tive advan­tage,” said Christo­pher Hov­aness­ian, CEO and Co-Founder at Whistle.

 

“At a time when the trav­el and hos­pi­tal­i­ty indus­try is fac­ing unprece­dent­ed dis­rup­tion, AWS and Whis­tle are proud to help com­pa­nies become more resilient, inno­vate faster, and help shape the future of the indus­try that touch­es everyone’s lives,” said David Peller, Man­ag­ing Direc­tor, Trav­el & Hos­pi­tal­i­ty, Ama­zon Web Ser­vices, Inc.

 

“The AWS Trav­el and Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Com­pe­ten­cy show­cas­es AWS Part­ners like Whis­tle, whose solu­tions will help com­pa­nies improve the way we fly, stay, eat, and expe­ri­ence our world.” AWS is enabling scal­able, flex­i­ble, and cost-effec­tive solu­tions from star­tups to glob­al enter­pris­es. To sup­port the seam­less inte­gra­tion and deploy­ment of these solu­tions, AWS estab­lished the AWS Com­pe­ten­cy Pro­gram to help cus­tomers iden­ti­fy Con­sult­ing and Tech­nol­o­gy AWS Part­ners with deep indus­try expe­ri­ence and exper­tise. To sup­port the seam­less inte­gra­tion and deploy­ment of these solu­tions, AWS estab­lished the AWS Com­pe­ten­cy Pro­gram to help cus­tomers iden­ti­fy Con­sult­ing and Tech­nol­o­gy AWS Part­ners with deep indus­try expe­ri­ence and expertise.

 

 

“Whis­tle is an invalu­able tool for hos­pi­tal­i­ty, espe­cial­ly after COVID-19, hav­ing cre­at­ed a com­plete­ly con­tact­less expe­ri­ence for hotel guests. Guests love the sys­tem, and are engaged from the first point of con­tact through check-out.” 

Whis­tle cus­tomer at a U.S. based hotel