HandHeld Hospitality Adds Bob McCarthy to Board
Friday February 21st, 2014 - 8:55AM 0
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CHEVY CHASE, MD—HandHeld Hospitality, LLC, which specializes in mobile technology for hotels, has announced a board appointment and investment partnership with Bob McCarthy, who is retiring this month as COO of Marriott International, Inc.
“Bob brings a wealth of knowledge and insight into improved guest satisfaction and revenue optimization through mobile technology,” stated Elmer Coppoolse, CEO of HandHeld Hospitality.
“HandHeld Hospitality has created advanced platforms, such as the SmartGuest app, that will bring an enormous revolution in the engagement of guests and the enhancement of revenues for hotels,” stated McCarthy. “HandHeld Hospitality is in a position to enable hotels worldwide to efficiently leverage affordable platforms."
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