today announced a unique technology service collaboration with Dublin-based hotel distributor CnG Hotels, under which it is providing reservations processing for CnG’s new online hotel booking service.
Under the agreement, Worldspan is providing the reservations processing for Pre-Paid Hotel Program bookings, automating the bookings process for hoteliers signed up to the system.
Tim Wright, Worldspan VP Business Development EMEA Worldspan, said: “This is a first for Worldspan, in which we have taken our e-commerce and reservations processing skills to create a new bespoke product for CnG. It means they can offer a fully automated service to their customers, saving time and money for hoteliers. This is about using our market leadership in travel e-commerce to create innovative new technologies - and you can expect to see from Worldspan more such innovative solutions that address our customers’ needs.”
CnG CEO and chairman Finbarr Power explains the new system: “It’s radically different because it’s the only online hotel reservations solution that can integrate seamlessly with hotel chains’ reservations systems, GDS networks’ Passenger Name Records (PNRs), and agencies’ back office systems and Web sites. We can provide this online service to any hotel and travel agency, regardless of which technology provider they use.”
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