Austin,  TX 
United States
  • Booth: 1042

We power hotels with guest-experience technology

Welcome to Virdee Virtual Reception, where guests can check in via web, app, or kiosk, bypass the front desk, and customize their stay. Virdee redefines the hotel industry with an API-first approach for check-in/out, identity verification, payment collection, and remote support.
Simplify front-of-house workflows, consolidate tech stack, and increase efficiency with Virdee. Our CLEAR-powered identity verification ensures absolute security, while web/mobile apps showcase amenities to boost upsells.
Virdee enhances customer engagement through personalized services and direct communication. Guests can select/upgrade rooms, order, reserve, and pay in one place. Remote assistance connects guests to property staff via voice, video, or chat.
Virdee makes it easy to upsell rooms and services, boosting your bottom line. Elevate guest experiences and reduce costs with Virdee - technology and hospitality combined.

 Press Releases

  • Virdee’s Guest Experience Technology Chosen from Field of 8 Finalists

    AUSTIN, Texas, April 20, 2023  — Virdee, a leader in guest experience technology and check-in automation, announced today that it achieved top honors at the 2023 AAHOA Convention & Trade Show, by winning the AAHOA Tech Pitch Competition, Co-Powered by HFTP. Virdee was recognized for its Virdee Virtual Reception platform, which elevates the guest experience and delivers operational efficiency at hotels with its industry-leading identity validation, payment, digital key and guest communication features.

    The AAHOA Convention & Trade Show, known as AAHOACON, touts over 6,000 attendees and is the nation’s largest event aimed exclusively at hotel owners. Held this year in Los Angeles, the show’s Tech Pitch Competition identifies the latest and greatest technologies that are solving everyday issues for hotel owners, their team members, and guests. Virdee won the competition from a field of eight finalists.

    “We are thrilled to receive this prestigious honor from AAHOA. To be recognized for a product that we’ve all worked so hard to bring to the market, is very exciting for Virdee,” said Branigan Mulcahy, Co-Founder of Virdee. “I cannot tell you how unbelievable it was to win. This is further proof for us that Virdee is absolutely on the right track with our solutions and corporate roadmap. We look forward to continuing to offer technology that really supports hotels in providing a positive guest experience.”

    Branigan’s award-winning presentation may be seen at this link.

    Virdee was formed in 2020 to bring a contactless experience that would work anywhere and with any system while supporting 100% of guest check-ins to owners and operators of hotels. For more about Virdee and its solutions, visit

    About Virdee
    Based in Austin, Texas, Virdee is an innovative software company serving the hotel industry. Its API-first approach provides the most comprehensive solution of check-in/out, identity verification, payment collection, and remote support. Virdee helps clients elevate the customer experience, reduce costs and generate ancillary revenue. Virdee was founded in 2020 by experienced real estate operators and visionary technologists – Branigan Mulcahy and Nadav Cornberg. Visit to learn more.

    About AAHOA
    AAHOA is the largest hotel owners association in the nation, with member-owned properties representing a significant part of the U.S. economy. AAHOA’s 20,000 members own 60% of the hotels in the United States and are responsible for 1.7% of the nation’s GDP. More than one million employees work at AAHOA Member-owned hotels, earning $47 billion annually, and member-owned hotels support 4.2 million U.S. jobs across all sectors of the hospitality industry. Visit  to learn more.

    Contact info:

    Joanne Hogue
    Smart Connections PR for Virdee
    (410) 658-8246


  • Virdee Virtual Reception
    Virdee Virtual Reception is the all-in-one guest-experience app that puts the front desk in the palm of the guest’s hand and reduces costs while increasing revenue and guest satisfaction....

  • Virdee Virtual Reception is an easy-to-use system that eliminates long check-in lines and puts everything in one place for staff to manage guest check-ins, answer support requests, and view property metrics. With its backend dashboard, Virdee puts the power of hotel hospitality in your guests’ hands and provides them multiple check-in options such as mobile app, web, and kiosk. Additionally, Virdee connects to any PMS, lock, and payment provider, allowing for seamless interconnectivity in a single system, lowering operating costs and decreasing downtime. To add further value to your guests' stay, you can incorporate Identity Verification powered by CLEAR to reduce fraud and chargebacks. Furthermore, Remote Assistance improves staff efficiency by connecting guests to hotel staff anywhere and anytime while driving loyalty with guest data capture prompts during check-in. Finally, you can increase revenue by placing property features front and center via fingertip amenities access right in the app and unlock new revenue streams by incorporating outside vendor ordering right in the app. With Virdee Virtual Reception, you get all this plus more!

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