Austin, Texas [December 6, 2022] (ORIGINAL: GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN) (the “Company”), a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, announced today that its Smart Hospitality Solution is being launched at Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott, Maui, which is part of the Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (“Marriott”) portfolio of brands.
Wailea Beach Resort, the epitome of scenic luxury spanning 22 meticulously landscaped acres, is situated between two sandy beaches along Maui’s southern coastline with 547 residential-style rooms and suites. The resort underwent a $100 million renovation and boasts a 9,000+ square-foot spa, renowned Te Au Moana luau and dining options that range from the signature Humble Market Kitchin by Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi to Mo’Bettah, a poolside food truck offering Hawaiian classics like tuna poke and fish tacos.
Phunware’s Smart Hospitality Solution at Wailea Beach Resort will enhance the guest experience by providing access to features such as:
- Interactive and real-time mapping, wayfinding and indoor positioning across the property along with filterable points of interest (POI)
- Bookable Experiences via The Hub such as a variety of complimentary Hawaiian cultural activities, private dining reservations and more
By leveraging Phunware’s Multiscreen-as-a-Service (“MaaS”) platform, Wailea Beach Resort also has the ability to extend the capabilities of its Smart Hospitality Solution in the future with additional integrations to support business systems such as on-demand ordering, concierge communication and loyalty programs.
“Marriott is leading the way when it comes to tech-enabling guest experiences in a mobile-first world, so we are thrilled to partner with the forward-thinking team at Wailea Beach Resort to launch our Smart Hospitality Solution,” said Randall Crowder, COO of Phunware. “By enabling guests to easily navigate every aspect of such an amazing property, we hope to ensure they have an opportunity to discover all of the amazing amenities Wailea Beach Resort has to offer.”
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About Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott, Maui
Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott, Maui is located on 22 acres on Maui’s southern shores, framed by two white sand beaches, just steps from the water’s edge. The elevated contemporary resort, inspired by its oceanfront location and the restorative power of the Pacific, encompasses 547 guest rooms and suites; four ocean-view dining venues, including HUMBLE MARKET KITCHIN by Roy Yamaguchi; a full-service spa; fitness center; five pools featuring Hawaii’s longest resort water slide; kids club; teen center; movie house; 102,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space; and offers direct access to The Shops at Wailea. As the closest resort to the shoreline on the island, the resort provides endless adventure and activities inspired by the spirit of the ocean. For more information, please visit www.waileabeachresort.com
About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of nearly 8,200 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 138 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company offers Marriott Bonvoy®, its highly awarded travel program. For more information, please visit our website at www.Marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.MarriottNewsCenter.com. In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.
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