Thistle and Guoman Hotels Choose EZYield.com Channel Management Solution For Combined Property Portfolio
Technological advantages, including the integration of booking information, placed EZYield.com ahead of key competitors for the major UK hotel group
"We short-listed the key channel management software options and ran user trials with each to determine which product would best support our immediate and future channel management requirements, as well as deliver the best integration with our overall distribution strategy," stated Claire Castro, head of pricing and distribution for Thistle and Guoman Hotels. "The combination of EZYield.com's technology, business development and customer service set them apart from their competitors."
In addition to the successful testing of EZYield.com's channel management technology, Castro is also interested in EZYield.com's RezDelivery platform for a more easily managed and cost-effective system of receiving hotel reservations for future development.
"At EZYield.com we pride ourselves on our ability to be readily available to our clients, regardless of their geographic location, and we are willing and able to work within their development and timeframe plans," stated Ed St. Onge, CEO of EZYield.com. "Our new two-way enterprise solution, which includes OTA and GDS yielding products and reservation delivery technologies, provides the best technology available for hoteliers who are interested in a proven record of simple and user-friendly solutions to increase revenues."
"Everything we have heard about EZYield.com is true. A considerable amount of time is saved during the yielding process; the system is easy to use; their customer service is impeccable; and system updates do not affect any of our real-time processes," stated Castro. "The systems are very versatile and greatly minimize the time we spend on daily updates."
EZYield.com will be conducting personalized demonstrations of their technology solutions at World Travel Market from 9-12 November 2009, in Booth TT3100 in the North Hall.
About Thistle Hotels
Thistle Hotels operate 33 hotels across the UK, boasting many superb city centre locations. Part of Guoman Hotel Management (UK) Limited, Thistle offers personal service at a fair price, delivered in a warm, straightforward manner. With a selection of restaurants and leisure facilities, there is something for everyone. Currently investing £100 million in new technology and facilities, Thistle is committed to offering guests exactly what they need, in great locations and at excellent value, without compromising on service. For more information, please visit www.thistle.com.
About Guoman Hotels | Guoman Hotels is a collection of four deluxe hotels located in central London, including Charing Cross, The Cumberland, The Royal Horseguards and The Tower.Whilst each hotel in the portfolio has its own unique identity and style, each provides the very highest levels of comfort and service. Plans to invest upwards of £150 million have already reaped significant changes, most noticeably at the Grade I listed Royal Horseguards hotel, which was recently awarded five-star status following a £16.3 million refurbishment and an extensive service development programme.
About EZYield.com | Since introducing the world's first automated channel management solution in 2002, EZYield.com has remained the undisputed leader in online distribution technology for the global hospitality industry. Today, over 2,600 hotels in 72 countries utilize EZYield.com's award-winning, advanced channel management software to streamline the distribution of rates and inventory to over 450 forward distribution channels in multiple languages and 168 currencies. EZYield.com's SaaS web-based platforms and mobile friendly solutions are designed to give control of online distribution back to the hotelier, with products dynamic and flexible enough to satisfy properties ranging from 40 to 4,000 rooms. EZYield.com maintains regional offices in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and the America's, in order to provide continuous live support to their clients around the world. For more information, please visit www.ezyield.com.
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