Thanks in part to a spike in reservations from the Icelandic volcano, Pegasus Solutions is reporting a +34.3% global year-on-year increase in April 2010 revenue for bookings made through the global distribution systems (GDS).
Pegasus Solutions, the leading provider of technology and services to hotels and travel distributors, and ABC Connection, the leading online publisher of information and rich content for the hospitality community, today announced they have entered into an agreement to improve the quality and consistency of online content.
Pegasus Solutions, the world’s largest single processor of electronic hotel transactions, has introduced a monthly hospitality industry trends report called “The Pegasus View” currently available online.
Marriott International has committed to Pegasus Solutions until 2014 to provide hotel reservation payments for travel agents through Pegasus’ leading Global Commission Processing service. Marriott has long been recognized for its dedication to building business for agents, not only through prompt payment and reconciliation, but also through its Hotel Excellence! training program, which marked its 10th anniversary in January.
Pegasus Solutions’ and VFM Leonardo have formed a strategic partnership to provide hotels industry-leading end-to-end visual and descriptive content management and distribution. The agreement will allow Pegasus, which maintains the largest collection of electronically bookable hotels in the world, to leverage VFM Leonardo’s VScape® Digital Asset Management System and visual content library for more than 90,000 hotels in the Pegasus online distribution database (ODD).
Pegasus Solutions, Inc. has signed an agreement to provide UltraDirect distribution services to Kuoni Travel Ltd., the largest travel company in Switzerland and one of the world’s leading tour operators. Use of UltraDirect, which was also tapped last year by Kuoni Destination Management, will place Kuoni in a position to grow revenue by offering dynamic packaging to its global portfolio of online shoppers.
Pegasus Solutions has partnered with the University of Delaware School of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management to provide hands-on global reservation and distribution training to hospitality and e-commerce students. Beginning this semester, which commenced this week, the University’s next generation of hospitality professionals will receive real world exposure and instruction on Pegasus’ new central reservation system (CRS) known as RezView® NG. Students will also be able to perform real time bookings through Pegasus’ own Internet booking engine, NetBooker NG.
Breaking Travel News interviews Diana Banks, senior vice president, sales & marketing from Pegasus Solutions. Pegasus has boosted its business hotel collection. It has also launched its luxury, boutique, spa and golf collection. The interview was conducted at the Business Travel Show, Earls Court, London.
Finding hotels is easy. Finding the right hotel is significantly more difficult. I’ve now discovered the majority of hotels operate in the Dark Ages when it comes to promoting their properties and amenities on the Web.
Constellation Hotel Group has signed a three year agreement with Pegasus Solutions for representation of 35 of its hotels through Unirez by Pegasus(TM) with more targeted to come on-line later in the year.
Pegasus Solutions has announced it has acquired Wizcom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Travelport.