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Criton partners with 4Suites digital keys in industry first

Criton makes first reseller agreement with pioneering digital key mobile access technology company, allowing guests to skip check in and unlock the door of their room

Criton, the UK’s first intuitive app builder for the hospitality industry, has today announced at World Travel Market (Stand TT330) a partnership with 4SUITES, the cloud-based mobile access company. The partnership will be transformational for guests who will be able to bypass lengthy check-in queues via a digital key on their mobile device to unlock their hotel room.

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Criton launches Pip, the app that is ruffling feathers in the self-catering industry

New clever travel app has flown in to help hosts provide five-star guest experiences

Criton, the UK’s first intuitive app builder for the hospitality and tourism sector, has today announced the launch of Pip, a travel app created specifically for self-catering properties. With Pip, self-catering accommodation providers – such as holiday homes, cottages, lodges, AirBnb’s, villas and apartments – can create a personal connection with guests and make sure that they have an incredible stay.

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Startup Stage: Criton drags and drops app tools into hotels


With 28 full-time employees and expansion to London, Criton is ambitious with its plan to give hotels the tools to create their own mobile applications.

The company was founded in the summer of 2016 by Julie Grieve, the former boss of a luxury serviced apartment facility in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.

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Nira Caledonia’s Guests Enjoy Appy Days

ITCM - Incentive Travel

An Edinburgh luxury boutique hotel is giving guests the chance to make the most out of their stay – even to request for a bath to be run in advance of their arrival – thanks to its own app. 

Nira Caledonia’s app has been designed so that guests have everything they need to make for a perfect visit – all loaded onto their own mobiles or tablets. 

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Criton Launches Hospitality Industry-First With Multiple Property Functionality

Premier Construction News

London-based Cheval Residences becomes first serviced apartment brand to adopt Criton’s new group app functionality with its portfolio of luxury properties. Criton, the UK’s first intuitive app builder for the hospitality sector, has announced the launch of its group app functionality.

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“Group functionality is a game-changer” says Criton’s CEO

Travel Daily Media

The product has been conceived as a way for hoteliers and hospitality professionals responsible for multiple accommodations to easily update information on each property through the use of a “single container app”.

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SASEU18 interviews: Julie Grieve, Criton

Serviced Apartment News

Criton CEO Julie Grieve tells SAN how serviced apartment operators can adopt the best technological advances in their properties. Filmed at the 2018 Serviced Apartment Summit in London.

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Scotland doubles hotel investment in 2018

Hotel Designs

Real estate advisor, Savills, has announced that in the first six months of 2018, hotel investment in Scotland reached £389.67 million, doubling the total investment volumes recorded in 2017 at £195 million.

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Why personalisation has become critical to the travel industry


Hoteliers have always focused on the guest experience, but never before has a guest’s experience outside of the hotel room mattered almost as much as their experience within the room.

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Criton Appoints Jo Wilson as Head of Sales

Premier Construction News

Criton, the UK’s first DIY app builder for the hospitality sector, has appointed Jo Wilson as Head of Sales. Jo will be instrumental in working with the existing team to source and convert sales for Criton as the company grows and continues to capitalise on the demand for guest-facing technology.

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Revealed: The Travolution Awards shortlists 2018


The 2018 Travolution Awards shortlists have been announced with nearly 100 firms vying for 22 awards in four categories. The awards, which will take place on November 19 at The Troxy in east London, are a mark of excellence in the digital travel sector.

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Criton appoints agency to raise profile


DIY app builder for the hospitality sector Criton has announced it will work with Finn Partners to build brand awareness in the sector. The global marketing and communications firm will promote Criton’s platform which provides hotels and serviced apartments with the tools to create their own fully customisable app.

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BLHS2018 interviews: Julie Grieve, Criton

Boutique Hotel News

Criton CEO Jule Grieve tells BHN how boutique hotels can use technology to place themselves at the heart of their local communities. Filmed at the 2018 Boutique and Lifestyle Hotel Summit in London.

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Benbria to Present an Omni-channel Guest Experience at HITEC 2018

Hospitality Net

Unique experiential booth will demonstrate how hoteliers can measure the guest experience and engage with them across multiple channels, on a single platform.

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