WizCom International (``WizCom``), a leader in travel distribution technology, today announced that Asiatravelmart.com will join WizCom`s ``Internet Distribution System,`` a network of online distribution channels that provides hotels, car rental companies and tour/leisure travel operators with one easy connection to leading Internet travel product intermediaries.
Asiatravelmart.com, a leading Asian online travel marketplace for hotel, air, tour package and car rental bookings, will offer WizCom customers expanded access to the Asian market.
The Asia-Pacific region was named ``the star of world tourism`` by the World Tourism Organization, boasting a 7.5% growth in tourism from 1999 to 2000. WizCom customers will have greater access to this growing market through Asiatravelmart.com. Asiatravelmart.com has an average of 30,000 unique visitors per day.
``The addition of Asiatravelmart.com complements our global network of online distribution channels and satisfies our customers` needs to penetrate the fast-growing Asian market,`` said Flo Lugli President of WizCom. ``WizCom`s Internet Distribution System (IDS) acts as a one-stop, online travel booking manager that connects our customers to large travel markets.``
``Our partnership with WizCom reinforces our commitment to providing our customers with a convenient and hassle-free travel buying experience,`` said Alex Kong, Chairman and CEO of Asiatravelmart.com. ``Through WizCom`s connectivity and processing capabilities, Asiatravelmart.com can provide our users direct booking capability with an additional 90 hotel companies and 25 car rental firms operating more than 26,000 properties worldwide.``