Sunset Faraway Holidays Selects Illusions Online System

13th May 2003

Illusions Online

today announces an agreement with leading Indian Ocean specialist SUNSET Faraway Holidays to supply its system to the tour operator. will automate SUNSET Faraway Holidays’ reservations and management environment, powering its websites for agent and consumer bookings on a comprehensive range of long-haul holidays, including luxury, wedding and spa products, and allowing users to tailor-make holidays online.



SUNSET Faraway Holidays will additionally take advantage of’s new fares module, a sophisticated new search and booking facility offering tour operators live and intelligent web-links to airlines, through which the company intends to extend its flight-only service, a live GDS link and a centralised holidays and fares database.


As one of the most established privately-owned long-haul specialists in the UK and winner of ‘Best Long-Haul Specialist Operator’ in the Global Travel Group’s 2003 Awards, SUNSET Faraway Holidays decided to take because it is a comprehensive end-to-end solution with the ability to automate every aspect of its business.


Hamish Kaumaya, sales and marketing director at SUNSET Faraway Holidays, said: “At SUNSET we are focused on offering a truly specialist and tailored service and our business demands a underlying system that will facilitate the high-level of service that we provide. is at the cutting-edge of tour operator systems, and will provide us with a secure and reliable framework that can be used by employees at every level of the company and will ensure the continued growth of our business.” is the latest version of Illusion Online’s TraveLLusions tour operator system and the first solution within the market to employ technology. Benefits include increased operating speeds and reliability, and the ability to simplify the creation of interfaces to third-party systems such as airline, car rental and hotel CRSs, GDSs, travel agency systems and industry websites.


Faisal Memon

, Illusions Online’s CEO said: “SUNSET conducted a thorough evaluation of tour operator solutions in the market, and chose to take because it offered the most technologically advanced and complete solution for its business.


“We look forward to working with SUNSET Faraway Holidays and to help them achieve continued success and rapid expansion, and their decision highlights our position at the fore of the tour operator systems market.”


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