NTL Business Announces Partnership With Ramesys

NTL Business (Travel Division), the travel industry`s leading provider of integrated selling and communications solutions, announces a partnership with top travel industry solutions provider Ramesys, to offer dynamic new search functionality on Traveleye.

As a result of the agreement, agents using NTL Business (Travel Division)`s market-leading agency selling system, will, for the first time, be able to search millions of holidays using lifestyle criteria options featured on SABS, Ramesys` breakthrough web-based multi-operator holiday and charter flight search and booking engine.

Available as an option to Traveleye customers, SABS will offer new search functionality including lifestyle differentiators such as family-friendly beaches, child-care facilties and watersports. Agents will be able to apply these categories to search tour operator brochures online, and then check availability on holidays to resorts that match all criteria. SABS provides access over four million bookable holidays and flights within seconds, providing a more dynamic booking environment and further enabling Traveleye agents to match customer preferences in the quickest possible time.

Cheshire-based Ramesys becomes the latest industry provider to supply content through Traveleye, with the partnership reflecting NTL Business (Travel Division)`s policy of working with industry solutions experts to offer agents increased choice, integrated systems and new business tools.

Jill Cox, Head of Marketing, Travel and Retail at NTL Business said: “We are committed to developing Traveleye into an industry portal that provides agents with the widest possible range of reservations options and booking tools. By aggregating content in this way we believe we can offer agents a bookings environment unparalleled in the industry and the tools to close a sale in the least possible time.”

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Brian Sheerin, Managing Director at Ramesys commented: “As a respected distribution partner NTL Business (Travel Division) will offer us greater visibility, allowing us to reach a greater number of agents and expand our rapidly growing business. By adding lifestyle searching within Traveleye we are helping ensure agents can more closely match holiday availability to their customers` needs.”

Other companies recently partnering NTL Business (Travel Division) on Traveleye include Hertz, Superbreak, Holiday Autos and Gold Medal, all offering web-based reservations through direct connections to their agency extranets.

Traveleye is NTL Business (Travel Division)`s revolutionary web-based integrated selling system for agents, delivering the graphic power of the internet and offering dramatic productivity advantages over viewdata. Since its launch in June 2000, almost 6000 agents have signed up to the system, which has revolutionised the way holidays are sold, by delivering reservations, information and management functionality at the click of a mouse.

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