HotelView Corp., a subsidiary of Visual Data Corporation, a leading full service provider of media, streaming content and production solutions for the Internet, and Radisson Hotels & Resorts, one of the world`s leading hospitality companies, today announced an agreement whereby Radisson will endorse and promote HotelViewå®`s full motion, streaming video vignettes to its 420 corporate-owned, managed and franchised hotel and resort properties located throughout the world.
Seven Radisson hotels have already signed on to participate in the HotelView program.
``Our new alliance with HotelView represents an important step forward in our larger corporate initiative to more effectively harness the power of the Internet to promote new bookings,`` said Gino Giovannelli, Director of Interactive Marketing of Radisson Hotels & Resorts. ``The inclusion of HotelView`s professionally produced video tours on each of our property web sites will make it even easier for travelers and travel agents to do business with Radisson, providing an innovative tool that helps them to readily see the quality and value offered at each of our locations. We intend to make every effort possible to ensure that all of our properties participate in HotelView`s leading edge service.``
``We are very pleased to become aligned with Radisson, one of the hotel industry leaders,`` said David Chestler, general manager for HotelView. ``Being chosen as a marketing partner by a company with their immense industry stature represents an important endorsement of the tremendous value we offer to hotels and resorts. We applaud their effort to support participation in our program, which is an aggressive step that we believe will be rewarded in the marketplace. Radisson now heads a growing list of hospitality companies who recognize that HotelView will allow them to reach out to Internet users in an effective, yet cost efficient manner.``