Digital Tipping (by Canary Technologies)

4.8 (190 REVIEWS)

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Digital Tipping (by Canary Technologies)

4.8 (190 REVIEWS)

Ranked 1 (out of 14) in Digital Tipping Solutions

2024 Winner Hotel Software

Hoteliers voted Canary Technologies as the #1 Digital Tipping Solutions provider in the 2024 HotelTechAwards

Learn about the HotelTechAwards rigorous 3-month process to rank the best hotel software in the world

Increase tips by 5X to attract & retain more staff

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Ratings Summary

4.8
Excellent
Ease of Use
4.9/5
Customer Support
4.8/5
ROI
4.6/5
Implementation
4.7/5

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Trending Product

This vendor's trending score is rising, Digital Tipping (by Canary Technologies) is the #1 most trending product in the Digital Tipping Solutions category (out of 14) and the #6 most trending product overall in the global hotel tech ecosystem. HTR assesses vendor's real time activity in the market to give buyers a sense of whether a product is gaining momentum

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Certified Support

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User's Choice Award

Hoteliers voted Canary Technologies as the #1 Digital Tipping Solutions provider in the 2024 HotelTechAwards

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About Digital Tipping (by Canary Technologies)
Founded in 2016 | Headquarters in San Francisco (United States) | 130 employees
<p>Canary Digital Tipping&nbsp; increases staff compensation, without hurting a hotel's bottom line. Canary's robust, highly customizable solution is app-less and makes it easy for guests to leave cashless tips and staff to get paid.</p>

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Capabilities

Customizable Tipping Flows

Text, Email & QR Code Tipping

Tip by Department or Individual

Distribute Tips with Payroll Integration

Automate Tax Forms

Features

Delivery Mechanism

4/5 features

Payment Methods

4/5 features

Payouts & Fulfillment

4/5 features

Customization & Branding

4/5 features

Feedback Collection

4/5 features

Available Add-ons & Modules

Guest App

Hotel Guest Apps
Guest App

INCLUDED

Pricing

Average

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Success Stories

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Featured Customers

Success Stories

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How Fenwick Shores Hotel Increased Guest Tips and Enhanced Service with Canary Digital Tipping

Fenwick Island (United States of America)

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How Waypoint Hotel Streamlined Front Desk Operations, Achieved 39% Mobile Check-Ins and Drove $17K in Upsells With Canary

Bend (United States of America)

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How Real Hospitality Group Increased Guest Satisfaction Scores by 7% and Boosted Staff Morale with Canary

Fenwick Island (United States of America)

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How Peaks Hotel Achieved 55% Mobile Check-Ins and Up to an 80% Success Rate in Chargeback Disputes

Banff (Canada)

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How Staypineapple Hotels Increased Upsells By 200% & Staff Efficiency by 20% With Canary

Seattle (United States of America)

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How Canary Digital Tipping Helps INNESS Resort Increase Staff Pay

Rochester (United States of America)

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How Canary Stops Chargebacks & Improves the Guest Experience at a Preferred Hotels & Resorts Member Property

Boston (United States of America)

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How the Capri Tiberio Palace Improved the Guest Experience With Digital Authorizations

Capri (Italy)

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How the Days Inn by Wyndham Saskatoon Went From $5k in Chargebacks a Year to $0 With Canary

Saskatoon (Canada)

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How Ali’i Resorts Used Contactless Check-In & Checkout To Increase Their Average Star Rating

Kihei (United States of America)

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How The Mandolay Hotel Modernized IT Operations & Guest Experience With Canary

(United Kingdom)

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How Pinnacle Won a $14,000 Chargeback Against AMEX and Reduced Chargebacks by 30–85% across their Portfolio with Canary

Dublin (United States of America)

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How the Cape Codder Resort & Spa Boosted Employee Morale & Pay with Digital Tipping

Barnstable (United States of America)

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How the Clarion Hotel & Suites Winnipeg Reduced Fraud & Chargebacks With Canary

Winnipeg (Canada)

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How the Best Western Sunrise Inn & Suites Ended Chargebacks & Fraud With Canary’s Digital Authorization Solution

Stony Plain (Canada)

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How a Boutique Hotelier Operates an Entire Hotel From His Phone With Canary

San Clemente (United States of America)

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How Canary Helped Hotel FIVE Increase Staff Efficiency & Boost Revenue at the Same Time

Seattle (United States of America)

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Why the Watertown Hotel Chose Canary To Help Them Increase Revenue & Improve the Guest Experience

Seattle (United States of America)

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How The Maxwell Hotel Increased Upsells & Staff Efficiency With Canary

Seattle (United States of America)

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How Canary Helps The Copthorne Tara Hotel London Improve the Guest Experience & Drive More Revenue

(United Kingdom)

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How one of NYC’s Top Boutique Hotels Eliminated Fraud and Front-Desk Lines with Canary Technologies

New York (United States of America)

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How The Wigwam Increased Revenue & Guest Satisfaction with Canary — The Exclusive Guest Management System within Preferred Hotels & Resorts' Partner Program

Litchfield Park (United States of America)

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How the Best Western Gold Rush Inn Moved Off Paper Credit Card Authorization Forms & Became PCI Compliant

Whitehorse (Canada)

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How the Clarion Pointe Greensboro Airport Modernized Guest Management With Canary

Greensboro (United States of America)

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Dream Hollywood Embraces Changing Guest Preferences and Implements Contactless Check-In

Los Angeles (United States of America)

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How a Design Hotels Property & Historic Hotels Worldwide Member Increased Revenue & Efficiency

Mérida (Mexico)

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How The Commonwealth Improved the Guest Experience & Increased Staff Efficiency With Canary

Richmond (United States of America)

Popularity by Segment

Size

15 | X-Small (1-9 room)

24 | Small (10-24 room)

299 | Medium (25-74 room)

848 | Large (75-199 room)

564 | X-Large (200+ room)

Country

1321 | United States of America

244 | Canada

28 | Australia

28 | United Kingdom

27 | Mexico

10 | Italy

8 | Singapore

7 | Bahamas

6 | Spain

6 | Jamaica

6 | Barbados

6 | Malaysia

6 | United Arab Emirates

6 | Puerto Rico

5 | Saint Lucia

5 | Turkey

5 | Turks and Caicos Islands

5 | Hong Kong

4 | Egypt

4 | France

4 | Japan

3 | Costa Rica

3 | Qatar

3 | Kenya

3 | Ireland

3 | French Polynesia

3 | Bahrain

3 | Greece

3 | Hungary

3 | Colombia

3 | Brazil

2 | Guatemala

2 | Netherlands Antilles

2 | Netherlands

2 | Czech Republic

2 | Austria

2 | Saint Barthélemy

2 | Cayman Islands

2 | Maldives

2 | Antigua and Barbuda

1 | Germany

1 | Panama

1 | Saudi Arabia

1 | Russian Federation

1 | Bulgaria

1 | Jordan

1 | Burkina Faso

1 | India

1 | Portugal

1 | Macau

1 | Indonesia

Type

742 | Branded Hotels

709 | Luxury Hotels

432 | Boutiques

366 | Bed & Breakfast & Inns

353 | Resorts

192 | Limited Service & Budget Hotels

182 | City Center Hotels

160 | Airport/Conference Hotels

124 | Hostels

78 | Extended Stay & Serviced Apartments

73 | Motels

38 | RV Parks & Campgrounds

38 | Vacation Rentals & Villas

18 | Casinos

Region

1592 | North America

67 | Europe

43 | Central America

31 | Asia Pacific

31 | Oceania

20 | Middle East

12 | South America

4 | Africa

Category

1052 | Cyber Security & Fraud Prevention

707 | Contactless Check-in

471 | Guest Messaging Software

360 | Upselling Software

190 | Digital Tipping Solutions

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Excellent
1618
Very Good
108
Average
50
Poor
23
Terrible
7

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10

Staff Retention!

General Manager from 200 to 499 room Branded Hotel in Mesa (United States of America)

Verified
24 days ago
The housekeeping staff is making boatloads of additional cash through the digital tipping system as most guests do not carry cash and this allows all guests to quickly and safely provide a tip to the hardest working team in the industry.
Country United States of America
General Manager
X-Large Hotel
10

Canary leads the way

General Manager from 50-74 room Bed & Breakfast & Inn in Altoona (United States of America)

Verified
24 days ago
Digital tipping is a low cost way to have an added perk for my hardest working employees. Since onboarding with digitial tipping we have seen a definite increase in tips. Interestingly enough, we have seen an increase in cash tips as well as the digitial option. The simple signage options for the digital option is enough of a reminder for s...
Country United States of America
General Manager
Medium Hotel
10

The Digital Tipping service is fast and convenient.

AGM from 75-99 room Branded Hotel in Schererville (United States of America)

Verified
1 months ago
I like the way Canary Tipping is set up and tips go to our employees direct by name or as the entire department team to split and gain tips from our guests. In today's society most do not carry cash and this quick easy scan method give our hardworking team members the opportunity to not miss out on a tip from our guests who are busy and do...
Country United States of America
AGM
Large Hotel
10

My staff really appreciate this as we move to 2024 nobody handles cash anymore, this is a great alternative!

Assistant General Manager from 100 to 199 room Branded Hotel in New York (United States of America)

Verified
3 months ago
More frequent tips for my employees as travelers do not travel with cash anymore we have seen a significant increase in tips in our property.
Country United States of America
Assistant General Manager
Large Hotel
10

Amazing service

Manager from Bed & Breakfast & Inn in Florida City (United States of America)

Verified
3 months ago
Love the Upselling software, we are generating extra revenue, Thank you for the service, I like also the tipping service.
Country United States of America
Manager
10

Best customer service and helpful products and applications.

General Manager from 100 to 199 room Bed & Breakfast & Inn in Spokane (United States of America)

Verified
3 months ago
We have had great success with the digital tipping, as well as the credit card authorizations. This not only helps our team do their jobs quicker but increases the guest satisfaction with our service. The guests appreciate having the security of their credit cards, as well as the ease to pay for someone's room, with the online credit card a...
Country United States of America
General Manager
Large Hotel
8

Convenience for hoteliers

General Manager from 75-99 room Branded Hotel in Black River Falls (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
My staff and I love how easy this system is to use. And how convenient it is to have it integrate with our current PMS.
Country United States of America
General Manager
Large Hotel
9

Great products

General Manager from 75-99 room Branded Hotel in Kamloops (Canada)

Verified
4 months ago
We use credit card authorization form, digital tipping and guest messaging with Canary. My favorite product is the credit card authorization. It is so user friendly, and it lets us see if anyof the authentication options were tried more than once, or if they failed, giving us the opportunity to decide if we will accept it or not. For the gu...
Country Canada
General Manager
Large Hotel
8

Digital Tipping Solution

Administrative Director from 100 to 199 room Branded Hotel in Fort Lauderdale (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
Easy to use platform that works well with our current business needs. We looked into a lot of platforms and each of them had something that made it complex. Canary has multiple options for employees to get paid. The set up is minimal from the employers side. Canary really just gives a great and easy to use platform to aid employees in getti...
Country United States of America
Administrative Director
Large Hotel
10

Tips

front desk from 50-74 room Bed & Breakfast & Inn in Pendleton (United States of America)

Verified
4 months ago
I like the fact that i can see my tips when I recieve them, I get them transfered to another card which is helpful
Country United States of America
front desk
Medium Hotel
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Expert Q&A and Partner Recommendations

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Question:

What does this product or service do well?

Answer:

Canary provides a Guest Management Platform to streamline hotel operations. It offers paperless solutions to enhance staff productivity and guest satisfaction while reducing fraud and chargebacks. The system includes customizable guest management software with check-in/check-out, upselling, messaging, and digital tipping options. Canary also offers authorization and payment solutions with a focus on fraud prevention. Their products, including Digital Contracts and Digital Authorizations, have been highly rated. Hotels can select individual solutions or a unified platform, with the flexibility to add services as needed. The Guest Management System is designed to be user-friendly for staff and improve the guest experience by reducing wait times.

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What differentiates this product or service from the competition?

Answer:

Canary offers a Guest Management System with high support availability. The system is customizable and white-labeled for a consistent brand experience. Hotels can select from a variety of services, adding more as needed without committing to a full suite upfront. The solution is adaptable to any hotel property, allowing for various guest interaction points tailored to the hotel's communication strategy. Canary integrates with many hospitality vendors for streamlined tech adoption and ensures PCI compliance to reduce chargebacks and assist in resolving fraud cases.

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Based on your experience with this product or service, if you could give one piece of advice to a hotelier considering this product or service, what would it be?

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Hotel operators can schedule a demo with a Canary Account Executive to understand the system’s features and integration potential with existing Property Management Systems (PMS). The system is designed to work with various property types and aims to enhance revenue and guest experience. The demo will also address any specific needs the hotel may have.