AMHERST, Mass. – UMass Dining has received a Mobile Web Award for Outstanding Achievement in Mobile Development 2016 from the Web Marketing Association during an international competition that recognizes excellence in design of apps and web presence.
Available for free downloading from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, the UMass Dining app makes it simple to access favorite campus dining locations with daily menus, nutrient analysis, operating hours, real-time traffic reports, special offers and other information.
App users can also receive receive notifications and special offers from nearby UMass Dining locations using Beacon technology and get directions to any UMass Dining location. Other features allow users to mark favorite dining locations for quick accessibility, plan menus, choose dietary preferences and allergens, access FAQs, connect with UMass Dining social media brands and contact UMass Dining directly for assistance and submit feedback.
“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from the Web Marketing Association,” says Ken Toong, executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises at UMass Amherst. “Our team worked very hard to create and improve our world-class UMass Dining app. I’m very proud of what we have accomplished. Be on the lookout as we provideadditional app updates to improve the customer experience even more.”
Founded in 1997, the Web Marketing Association was created to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and development of the best websites on the World Wide Web. Staffed by volunteers, this organization is made up of Internet marketing, online advertising, public relations and top website design professionals.