Raffles Endorses TravelCLICK’s RateVIEW

Richard W. Gray, chairman and co-CEO of TravelCLICK
, announced today that Raffles International
, an award-winning
hotel management company, is endorsing TravelCLICK’s RateVIEW Internet rate
intelligence tool to all of its 35 hotel and resort properties worldwide.
RateVIEW is the leading real-time rate intelligence service for competitive
Internet and GDS room rate information. RateVIEW enables more than 2,000
subscribing hotels to generate rate comparison data on their competitive set
in a wide range of channels, based on user-defined criteria. It is also the
only report that allows hotels to separately identify retail from merchant
(wholesale) rates on various travel Web sites. The report is accessible
on-demand through TravelCLICK’s secure client extranet, the Electronic
Marketing Centre.

“We are pleased that leading brands such as Raffles International have
adapted RateVIEW into their regular business practices. RateVIEW’s unique
offering of real-time data enables hotels to make critical business
decisions with information that is always up to the minute,” said Ray Cohen,
president and co-CEO of TravelCLICK.

“RateVIEW technology is heads and shoulders above any other industry report
as far as the timing, accuracy, and completeness of its source data. The
report is absolutely essential to Raffles International’s competitive
performance on the Web,” said Candida Toro, director of distribution
marketing for Raffles International.