Category: Travel and Hospitality

When it comes to printing boarding passes, securing upgrades or helping travelers through security and eventually to rent cars and check in to their hotels, kiosks are a natural all along the wayfarer’s journey.

Press Release: Olea Kiosks Dominates Innovation Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Self-service leader in healthcare, gaming and other verticals is top vote-getter in multiple categories in KioskMarketplace.com competition. Olea Kiosks has dominated the inaugural Most Innovative Kiosk Awards. Industry news and information leader KioskMarketplace.com held the competition to determine the most innovative kiosks in eight deployment categories. The results were announced earlier today, March […]

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Kiosks and the Emergence of the Smarter City

People are returning to cities in such large numbers, the 2010s are being called the ‘decade of the city.’ In this Olea exclusive white paper, we look at how self-service kiosks and digital signage are helping officials make it easier for them to travel, find their way around and even keep one another safe. Download “Kiosks […]

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Kiosks: A Turbo Boost for Public Transportation

As Americans travel more and security requirements show no signs of loosening, an already strained infrastructure is being pushed to its brink. These four case studies show how Olea’s self-service kiosks can put some wind at the back of flyers, riders and the facilities that serve them. Download “Kiosks: A Turbo Boost for Public Transportation” Whitepaper

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What Is a Virtual Concierge Kiosk?

A virtual concierge can be anything from a fully immersive digital experience with live human interaction, or as simple as a mobile application that allows users to find information and services on their own. Regardless of the sophistication, virtual concierge services are on the rise, and more organizations are looking to virtual concierge kiosks as […]

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Hospitality Kiosks – Better Travel for Everyone

From Millennials to Business Travelers, Hospitality Kiosks Have Something for Everyone! Hospitality kiosks are being deployed in a wide array of venues to provide a variety of functions including check-in/check-out capabilities, bill payment, loyalty program enrollment, wayfinding, and more.  This article will address how the hospitality industry can use hospitality kiosks as a tool to […]

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The Growth of Micro Market Kiosks

A Brief History of Self-Service in the Food Industry The history of self-service dining and retail is much longer than the younger generations may realize.  Prior to the rise of fast-food chains in the middle of the last century, a chain of automat restaurants called Horn & Hardart speckled urban centers of throughout much of […]

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Tips for a Successful Interactive Kiosk Deployment

Interactive kiosks are everywhere!  Nearly every day in the news there is a new story of kiosks being deployed in a wide variety of applications intended to create greater efficiency in a variety of industries, including retail, food service, casino gaming, government agencies, school campuses, and more. With so many success stories, many businesses see […]

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How Self-Service Kiosks Are Improving the Consumer Experience

Self-service purchasing is changing the way we shop. 85% of Americans have used a self-service kiosk and that number is even higher for younger age groups. Consumers love the convenience and efficiency, and businesses love the ROI and faster queue turns. Self-service kiosks are a win-win. Self-Service Technologies Improve the Bottom Line According to some […]

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The Growth of Micromarket Kiosks

  Micromarkets are seeing rapid expansion because they bring together the best elements of a vending machine, a convenience store, and a cafe. These automated storefronts offer a wide variety of fresh and healthy food items that can be customized to best fit the audience they are serving, and provide these goods in an automated […]

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Case Study: JCDecaux Airport Charging Kiosk

Olea Kiosks was recently approached by JCDecaux Airport, Inc., the number one outdoor advertising company in the world[1], to engineer and manufacturer a cutting edge Digital charging station kiosk.  JCDecaux Airport, Inc. presented designs for a state-of-the-art digital kiosk that would be jam-packed with the latest electrical hardware technologies and include innovative features that create a […]

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How Can Information Kiosks Help Your Business?

Information Kiosks are changing the way companies and shoppers interact. What was once one-way communication is now a two-way dialogue thanks to the advent of information kiosks. 1) Information Kiosks by the Numbers The Information Kiosk industry has been growing at a 40 percent annual growth rate, and the prediction is that 22 million Information Kiosks will […]

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Custom Digital Kiosks at the Space Needle

Seattle’s iconic Space Needle recently received a major upgrade with a set of new custom digital kiosks. The main attraction is an 8-foot tall by 20-foot wide interactive touchscreen called “SkyPad”. The interactive experience is a journey through “52 years of sunsets, celebrations, history, and imagination” according to the Space Needle’s website. Visitors can interact […]

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