Industry Update
Supplier News27 July 2016

LeisureLink® and ICE Portal Join Forces to Offer Visual Content Distribution for Vacation Rentals

Partnership delivers curated visuals from vacation rental suppliers to travelers to better showcase properties

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The global leader in vacation rental technology and distribution, LeisureLink®, announced today a new agreement with ICE Portal. For vacation rental suppliers, this partnership will streamline distribution of property photos and better showcase curated visuals to travelers.

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The strategic integration offers property management companies (PMCs) using LeisureLink direct access to ICE Portal's visual content management system designed to organize, optimize and distribute high-resolution images, videos and 360 degree virtual tours. ICE curates and distributes visual content to thousands of internet travel booking sites and over 11 million global consumers monthly, presenting properties in the best light possible to ensure increased conversions. Notable booking sites include: Amadeus, Orbitz, Expedia, Kayak and Pegasus.

"Working with ICE Portal plays a key role in enhancing revenue opportunities for both our vacation rental supplier partners and our distributor partners," said Jim Barsch, LeisureLink's COO. "Leveraging this powerful combination of distribution reach and enriched consumer visual experience is how we create the connections that deliver real results for our clients every day. Teaming up with ICE Portal reinforces how dedicated we are to empowering vacation rental suppliers with the technology and resources they need to stay competitive and grow their business."

LeisureLink pioneered online connectivity tools for vacation rentals almost a decade ago, and they have been the market leader ever since, delivering over $1B in bookings since 2007. With unmatched insights about today's travelers and the deep expertise needed to reach them online, the company has helped thousands of property management companies efficiently and cost-effectively market their rentals to the audiences they want to reach, while at the same time connecting millions of voyagers with the perfect accommodations.

Henry Woodman, ICE Portal CEO commented on the agreement, "At ICE Portal, we are committed to continually developing our business and LeisureLink's top tier position in the vacation rental industry and vast network of global properties plays an important role in supporting our mission to extend our influence in the travel market."

To learn more about why LeisureLink solutions maximize bookings online, offline, anywhere, visit www.leisurelink.com or call 1-855-840-2249.

About ICE Portal

ICE Portal is a technology and marketing company that helps travel suppliers manage, curate and deliver their visuals to 1000s of online travel and travel related websites – including major OTAs, GDSs, DHISCO (Formerly Pegasus), Search Engines & Local Directories, and Social Networks. To find out how ICE Portal can work for you or to learn more about our company please visit www.ICEPortal.com

About LeisureLink

LeisureLink helps vacation rental companies maximize bookings online, offline, anywhere. Through industry leading online connectivity tools, such as distribution, yield management, and booking engines, LeisureLink drives better lead conversion without the time-consuming work of managing multiple extranets. With the industry's largest distribution network, vacation properties have the opportunity to connect to top online travel channels like Expedia, Booking.com, Airbnb, HomeAway, all the major GDS players and travel sites. Suppliers can manage all of their listings from one platform – optimizing rates, availability, specials, and content changes. LeisureLink consolidates all accounting, payables, and receivables with a single, source of payment, providing clarity to the often-complex accounting issues. Founded in 2007, LeisureLink is a privately held company and headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT. For more information, please call 800-976-4925 or visit leisurelink.com.

Unless indicated otherwise, all trademarks and service marks herein are trademarks of LeisureLink or an affiliate thereof.

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