Page & Moy, a top UK travel supplier, is all set to take on the UK online travel market, the largest online travel market in Europe, with its award- winning travel site, go-nowtravel.com, using state-of-the-art booking technology supplied by global technology solutions provider, Datalex .
Using simple step-by-step booking screens, the online flight facility offers travellers thousands of fare deals from a combination of published fares and specially negotiated fares from the world`s airlines, all cross-checked for availability. The system is fully integrated with Page & Moy`s call centre operation, which ensures that all fares available on the go-nowtravel.com site are also available for telephone bookings.
“Page and Moy is achieving remarkable success in its dynamic and innovative approach to marketing and selling travel,” said Aidan Brogan, VP International Sales, Datalex. “Travel companies are increasingly investing in more sophisticated technology solutions to cope with the hybrid nature of travel distribution and, in adapting our technology to suit the business requirements of travel suppliers such as Page and Moy, we are continually advancing our solutions to provide faster response times, greater options and a consistency of performance across all their market outlets.”
Page & Moy is the recent winner of the Travel Agent of the Year award for the Central England region at the 2002 UK Agent Achievement Awards. Its Website, go-nowtravel.com, also won the Daily Telegraph, Best Travel Website award in additional to being selected as a finalist in the Best Website category for the 2002 UK Agent Achievement Awards and the Best Travel Website in the Yell.Com Awards, an event that allows UK internet users to vote for their favourite Websites.
“We are delighted to be working with Datalex on this exciting project. Not only will it provide our award winning Website with an online flight booking engine, but will enable Page & Moy to compete with the established players in this market sector,” said Neil Hardy, Head Of Commercial for Page & Moy.
BookIt! MATRIX, Datalex`s core integration platform for its suite of products, seamlessly integrates Page & Moy`s own storefront interface with the BookIt! FARES negotiated fares database and simultaneously provides access to the Galileo GDS. The same platform also supports a graphical user interface for call centre operations.
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