YachtCloud, specialists in delivering innovative products and professional services for AV and IT systems on board of superyachts, is delighted to announce the appointment of Luxury Hospitality Management, known as LH, as a key product partner for their recently launched product LaundryBoard.
LaundryBoard, a product developed together with yacht interior crew, facilitates the monitoring, tracking and handling of onboard laundry loads. It is an easy to use programme operated via an iPad enabling crew to manage, log and track every item of yacht and guest laundry. LaundryBoard records and alerts crew to garment care requirements as well as providing dry cleaning status tracking and automated notiﬁcations related to overdue items. It is a truly ﬁt-for-purpose solution that meets actual onboard demands. It ensures Management has easy access to clear and concise reporting data and provides crew with highly functional software to make day to day operation more efﬁcient.
LH are the leading industry experts in the ﬁeld of 7* hospitality training and consultancy for staff and crew in the superyacht industry, high-end cruise sector, boutique hotels and domestic estates. Formerly known as IYS BV, LH has been co-founded by Peter Vogel and Henk Akse. Peter is renowned within these industry sectors for his commitment to the professional development of crew and interior operation. Henk, a former chief engineer on Shell tankers, is experienced in start-ups in the maritime industry with a focus on the human factor and has held (Non-)Executive Director positions at a number of maritime multi-nationals. The company focuses on delivering unrivalled guest satisfaction and the highest level of luxury hospitality training. In addition they work with Captains and Management companies to establish on board department and managerial processes and provide structured team evaluation to ensure optimum performance.
LaundryBoard will be available to purchase directly from LH and as a key product partner, they will be offering this YachtCloud solution as part of their products and services. By working together, both YachtCloud and LH can ensure that customers have access to yacht-speciﬁc products that serve to improve life on board for owners and guests by increasing productivity and efﬁciency for crew. Both companies will be at next week’s METS Trade Show in Amsterdam and LaundryBoard will be on display on the YachtCloud stand in the SuperYacht Pavilion, stand 10.707.
“We are very excited to be working in partnership with LH. Their direct communication with interior crew, their ﬁrst hand knowledge of onboard demands and their dedication to improving and facilitating onboard experiences make them the ideal product partner for LaundryBoard.” Roel van der Zwet, Commercial Manager, YachtCloud.
“LaundryBoard is a natural ﬁt with the products and services we offer. It enables better communication, easier management and improved efﬁciency for interior crew and staff and that absolutely reﬂects the values and goals we strive for. This is an exciting opportunity and we are looking forward to working with YachtCloud and LaundryBoard.” Peter Vogel, Co-Founder, LH.