NewsSeptember 6, 2020

Dhiraagu Introduces WooHoo, A Voice Assistant for Hospitality Industry

Dhiraagu has announced its collaboration with SmartBeings Inc. and Leia Inc to introduce WooHoo, a contactless Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered voice assistant for the Hospitality industry.

SmartBeings Inc is a Silicon Valley-based company and the developer of WooHoo, an award-winning Enterprise Voice AI Assistant speaker for the Hospitality industry. The WooHoo Voice AI Assistants speakers (powered by JBL by Harman) brings the convenience to order and personalize guest needs quickly and efficiently using their voice commands.


Leia Inc is the leading provider of Lightfield hardware and content services for mobile devices. Leia’s Lume Pad is the first 3D Lightfield Tablet in the world that lets you experience 3D imagery with a natural sensation of depth and feel for textures, materials, and lights — no eyewear required. The Lume Pad — Hospitality Edition will fully integrate with WooHoo’s platform to help upsell in-room services and further uplift the guest experience.

As the COVID-19 pandemic has heavily impacted the hospitality industry across the globe, it is a common understanding that the tourism landscape will not be the same even after the lockdowns and travel restrictions have been lifted. The road to recovery will be even far more challenging and to navigate through that, we are happy to introduce ‘WooHoo’ that will help minimize the need for physical contact, provide telehealth and enabling guest requests to be attended via a voice assistant.

WooHoo is integrated with more than 40+ Hospitality solutions like property management systems, in-room automation, housekeeping, point of sales systems, PBX etc, With WooHoo technologies integrated together with Dhiraagu smart hospitality solutions, hotel guests can now order food & beverages, toiletries, play music, get instant answers to their queries, call reception and control room temperature, lighting, or curtains, among other many interactions through a simple voice command.

“We are happy to be collaborating with Silicon Valley companies like SmartBeings Inc and their partners Leia Inc to offer a contactless Voice Assistant, to support our hospitality partners where they can digitize their guest experience in resorts, rooms, restaurants, beaches, entertainment, and daily tasks. We want to help them connect and optimize their operations while they ensure the guests are safe when delivering a luxurious experience,” stated Mahmoud Dasser, Chief Marketing Officer at Dhiraagu.

Commenting on the collaboration, Himanshu Kaul, Chief Innovation Officer at SmartBeings Inc said, “We are excited to collaborate with Dhiraagu, the leading digital service provider in the Maldives. With a huge demand for Contactless solutions, WooHoo is powered by next-generation cognitive AI platform where brands can customize and redefine a luxurious experience with the power of voice.”

“We are excited to bring Lightfield imagery to the World of luxury hospitality through this partnership” said David Fattal, Leia Inc’s co-founder and CEO. “Combining voice commands and holographic interactions creates the perfect marriage to elevate the guest experience and create new revenue streams for hoteliers.”

Dhiraagu has continued to bring innovative business solutions to its customers. The expansion of a comprehensive product portfolio and collaborative partnerships are a true testament to Dhiraagu’s commitment to enriching lives through digital services.

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