HubX and Interactive Sites form Strategic Partnership

HubX (, the center of reservations
innovation, and Interactive Sites , the hotel
industry`s leading web site development company have announced a strategic
partnership. The two companies will collaborate on providing their
complementary sophisticated e-commerce products and expertise to the hotel

HubX is a leading global provider of online business solutions to hotels,
resorts and lodging management companies.  Using its proprietary reservation
services, HubX provides two-way, real-time direct connectivity that can be
integrated with any hotel property management system. HubX`s growing client
list includes Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Leading Hotels of the World,
Historic Hotels of America, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Interstate Hotels and
such independent properties as The Cloister, Sea Island; The Colonnade Hotel
and the Hotel DuPont. 
Interactive Sites is the 2002 winner of the hotel
industry`s highest interactive marketing award, the Hotel Sales &
Hospitality Association International “Golden Clicks Best of Show,” awarded
for the comprehensive website the company created for The Venetian
Resort-Hotel-Casino.  Interactive Sites has won 22 HSMAI awards for website
creation since 1999. The company also created PlanIt OnlineT the most widely
used private-labeled groups & meetings online RFP that captures qualified
meeting and planner information. The first joint strategic marketing
initiative will be a targeted e-mail campaign to promote the benefits of the

In making the announcement, Mike Murray, President and CEO of HubX
commented, “We`re constantly asked, `What do I need to do to make the most
effective use of the Internet as a business channel for my hotel?` Hoteliers
understand the critical potential of the new online selling environment.
They call on us as experts in technology and presentation to make sure their
systems can book business through the electronic channels, and enhance their
guest data capabilities.  Our partnership with Interactive Sites takes the
solution one step further by helping hotels create compelling dynamic sites
that bring guests to their web sites in the first place and facilitate their
interaction. Our companies` joint mission is to enable hotels to exchange
and distribute information in the most advanced and cost-effective manner.”

Michael L. Waltman, President & CEO of Interactive Sites said, “Our clients
look to us for expertise in all areas of e-commerce in addition to
web-design. The alliance with HubX fulfills the increasing demand to provide
our customers with a robust end to end web-site solution.”

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