Comtec Announces New Easysell Holiday and Flight Content

has announced tour operator Holiday Options and flight-only specialist Freedom Flights are to distribute to agents through EasySell, Comtec`s market-leading multiple operator search and booking solution.

The agreement means over 50 tour-operators are now available to agents using EasySell including, MyTravel, Holiday Express, Magicbreaks, Dawson and Sanderson and Firstchoice. The system dramatically reduces the time agents take to find holidays by simultaneously searching different operators` reservation systems, based on criteria including price, departure point and resort.

West Sussex-based Holidays Options is a leading operator to the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily the Aeolian Islands as well as the countries of Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro. Freedom Flights, based in Crawley, is one of the UK`s fastest growing independent flight-only tour operators, focusing on summer sun destinations including Spain, Portugal, Greece, The Canary Islands, Malta and Cyprus.

Rupert Diggins, Holiday Options sales and marketing manager said: “We are looking to increase distribution through key agencies and raise awareness of the destinations we specialise in. Holiday Options believes EasySell is the key system to help us achieve our objectives. The system enables us to present fully-inclusive prices, which are beneficial to both agents and customers alike.”

Bob Taylor, Freedom Flights Head of Marketing & Development commented: “Following significant recent expansion, we are looking to increase distribution through agents, and as EasySell is the market`s leading system, we know it is key to achieving our goals. Freedom Flights is committed to using technology to stay ahead, so EasySell was a must-have.” 


Simon Powell, Comtec group chief executive added: “The arrival of Holiday Options and Freedom Flights on EasySell underlines the system`s position as the most comprehensive multiple operator search and booking solution, enabling agents to offer holidaymakers instant availability from the market`s leading forces. It will be especially attractive to independent agents.”

EasySell is powered by the Comtec Transaction Centre (CTC), the industry`s most comprehensive data warehouse of current late and full season holiday and charter flight availability from operator reservation systems. CTC constantly polls operator availability so whenever agents make a booking search through EasySell they are guaranteed to receive the industry`s most up-to-the-minute data.

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