Empire Hotels - The Best Platform
Good afternoon, my dear crypto-enthusiasts, and today I want to tell you about the wonderful and promising Empire Hotels and its advantages.
EMPIREHOTELS is the ultimate platform for users to book both rooms and experiences across the globe. Our platform provides an easy way to check-in/check-out and is fully prepared for the future of room automation.
Benefits of Empire Hotels
According to Renato Dimarzio “The hospitality industry nowadays is mainly centralized, which leaves the user database unprotected. The use of blockchain brings an alternative for the consumer.” Furthermore, “blockchain prevents double booking and it is the safest way to keep user data”.
Other problems cited by Renato (as well as the brand’s site and whitepaper) include the high administration fees charged by many of their competitors: like booking.com, hotels.com and Kayak – ranging between 10-25% of final cost. By comparison, the fees incurred by Empire Hotels will be “be as low as 3% in crypto and 8% in fiat”.
When asked regarding the fundamental objectives of Empire Hotels, Renato Dimarzio summarized the company as “a blockchain based platform that will provide many services: starting from choosing and booking the hotel, through to the end of the stay.”
Empire Hotels is creating a mobile app which offers features such as checking in and out, spending bill updates, room temperature control, hot-tub heating and more – with the aim of increasing efficiency in spite of cultural or language differences. Another is the ability to facilitate cross-border hotel booking and payment transactions.
Renato Dimarzio is no stranger to hospitality, having been a regular traveller in his previous career as a self-described entrepreneur as well as a decade of experience in the property sector. This contributes to “A strong eye for details” as well as the inspiration for the product itself.
He pitches Empire Hotels as follows…
“Imagine that after a long journey you come to the hotel and you can go straight to you room, not to forget, the room would have the perfect temperature, your tub (if there is one) would be heated in the way you like it, and the room will be opened with your smartphone. Not only it will save time but also it will give a peace of mind for those travelling a lot.”
The primary source of income the company hopes to generate comes from the sale of promotional packages to hoteliers as well as hardware, on-boarding them to the service and encouraging adoption through the offer of free advertising.
Empire Hotels and Regulations
Renato Dimarzio is a “Brazilian born and London based entrepreneur. Being in London. The company is also based in London yet it is registered in Switzerland, a choice made “because it already had a sophisticated set of regulations in place for crypto/blockchain companies.”
Like the distributed computing of blockchain technology, the headquarters of Empire Hotels (like many others involved heavily with crypto – such as the flight of Chinese blockchain enterprise to Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore) is transient and doesn’t require permanence in any one location.
Also for regulatory reasons, Dimarzio and Empire Hotels have recently “had several amazing discussions with Bahamas government which plans to be the next Malta in the space by introducing a more reliable set of pro cryptocurrency regulations.”
Whilst the hotel and hospitality industries have been threatened by workforce problems in the UK as a result of Brexit, cryptocurrency companies have enjoyed something of a free reign of operations during the secession period.
Despite this, the government has increased attempts on regulation with the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority): establishing a ‘Cryptoasset Taskforce’ and proposed consultations regarding the prohibition of derivatives sales.
Now and Future of Empire Hotels
For security the company is working alongside Netverify (which “helps to prevent fraud. fake or stolen ID usage”). Others include Accubits, who “is actually pushing [Empire Hotels] out to the market” and AppInventiv: an “app development company, based in India”.
Empire Cash (EPMC) is the token which Empire Hotels has produced to settle payments for services as well as distribute rewards “and won’t be subject to processing overheads”. It is an Ethereum based ERC-20 token with a total supply of 367,200,00 EPMCs and an ICO public sale which begins mid-November. According to the website “All tokens unsold during the Token Sale will be burned.”.
The service interface will be available to customers through a mobile app for Android and iOS, with a fully operational 1.0 launch scheduled for launch December 2018 (and subsequent launch of a payment platform by February 2019). When describing the app, Renato described it as follows…
“when you download the app, you can see which hotels you are around, or in a chosen area and you can make the booking using FIAT or EmpireCash. The main tools are available already. In the next upgrade of the app other functions will be available like, live bill and automated door lock.”
Purchase methods: BTC, ETH, LTC
USA, Iran and North Korea are not allowed to participate
Personal cap is 0.01ETH — unlimited
Bonus system available for early investors
New token emissions are disabled
First Draft of the Idea - November 2017
The first idea for the app and the platform was designed. Even though this idea has changed over time, it was in November 2017 that we first discussed the development of this project.
Smart-Contract Design - March 2018
The smart-contract development and audit is a crucial stage in the process of an ICO. During this stage, the crypto-economics, figures, and supply were defined.
Whitepaper Development - March 2018
The whitepaper describes the technology and the features of our apps and platform, as well as the plans for the future.
Website + Dashboard Development - June 2018
The website and dashboard for the wallet was developed using the most modern technologies, and was repeatedly tested on many different devices.
ICO Phase - Commenes in January 2019
The ICO Phase will commence in January 2019 and will be split into three parts: Pre-ICO (pre sale), Phase 1, and Phase 2.
App Launch for Android and iOS - April 2019
The first version of the app will not be beta; it will be fully operational. This version will have all the features enabled from day one and will be updated over time.
EMPIRECASH Pay Launch - July 2019
This feature, scheduled for July 2019, will provide a tool for users to pay via contactless using their phones, whilst withdrawing from their available EmpireCash coins.
For more details about the TokenSale, Visit: https://empirehotels.io
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