Vasona Systems International (VSi), a developer of mobile apps for the hospitality industry, has become a partner for the AEVI Global Marketplace.

This partnership will leverage AEVI's open solutions and global support infrastructure to target multiple vertical markets including the hospitality, healthcare, retail and financial services industries.

Located in California's Silicon Valley, VSi is a multinational company that provides hoteliers with guest-facing and back-of-the-house mobile application solutions.

Initially, the AEVI Global Marketplace will feature VSi's vInspect and TraveLight, custom mobile applications that enable hotel staff to carry out their roles efficiently through innovative tools on mobile devices.

vInspect streamlines backend hotel operations, boosts housekeeping staff performance, and offers real-time business intelligence tools for management, resulting in an improved bottom line.

TraveLight, currently running as a pilot in New Orleans, has been developed with the intention of aiding travellers streamline their luggage logistics.

These apps are already available and claimed to be showing benefits in casinos in Las Vegas and other major hotel brands across the US.

Vasona Systems International CEO Saeed Kazmi: “Banks and merchant acquirers are always seeking new solutions to better meet the needs of their merchants, but a mobile device with built-in security and facility for business apps was not available for the hospitality industry.

“Now we can reach out to new customers and enter new markets to offer industry-specific solutions running on AEVI's Albert device to streamline guest services and build brand loyalty.”

AEVI chief product officer and board member Mike Camerling said: “We are delighted to welcome VSi in our Global Marketplace. Our ecoystem and connected devices enable banks and merchant acquirers to introduce a new range of value propositions to their customers under their own brand.

“VSi joining the Global Marketplace significantly benefits acquirers addressing the hospitality industry, allowing them to provide a more customised merchant experience.”