Phoenix, Arizona – January 12, 2021 – Jonas Chorum, a suite of streamlined, intuitive, and flexible property management solutions, announces a direct integration with Akia, the premier text-messaging toolkit for hotels. With this integration, Jonas Chorum clients will be able to enhance the guest experience by leveraging two-way contactless communication.

“Contactless solutions are no longer just novelties for the hospitality industry – they are critical components for hotels to operate during the ongoing pandemic,” said Evan Chen, CEO of Akia. “We are in this together. This partnership with Jonas Chorum will strengthen and enable hotels across the U.S. to open safely.”

Akia allows both hotel staff and guests to communicate via text message from their smartphone device. In addition, Akia offers digital registration cards which help facilitate a contactless check-in process, allowing guests to register prior to arrival. With Akia, hotels can leverage contactless communication, improve online ratings, boost revenue with upsell opportunities, market promotional offers to guests, enable contactless dining options, and enhance the overall guest experience.

“We are pleased to offer a contactless communication solution for our clients to engage with their guests, which has become increasingly more important as a result of the ongoing pandemic and the need to socially distance,” stated Mark Loyd, President of Jonas Chorum. “This integration will truly help streamline hotel operations, leveraging contactless check-in functionality and text message communication, which will empower hotels to deliver the experience travelers today are looking for.”