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Lucien Barrière Group Chooses RateTiger
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September 9, 2005 - With the continuous growth of ecommerce revenues for the French hotel market the Lucien Barrière Groupe has selected RateTiger’s channel management solution, RTAllocator, to manage their internet distribution. RTAllocator, the extranet of extranets, allows a hotel to manage rates, availability, cut offs, MLOS restrictions, etc from one screen for all distributors simultaneously. It interfaces to over 110 different 3rd party websites and tour operators.

‘After having compared and tested the various products in the market, we have selected the Allocator from RateTiger because of its user-friendliness. It easily allows us to simultaneously make updates for our 3rd party website portfolio and implement our rate parity strategy. We are aiming to further develop our internet sales but do not want to penalize our operation with an increase of administrational tasks by having to manually update all the extranets. For this RTAllocator is an ideal solution: we will increase our e-commerce business and save time for market analysis, strategy, and sales coordination. We have come to the decision as it has really been a strong demand made by our Revenue Management Team’, says Philippe Coquand, Revenue Management and Distribution Director of Groupe Lucien Barrière.

‘We are very excited to have the Lucien Barrière Groupe join our RateTiger platform. The testing period has been quite interesting actually. It is always great to work with a professional organisation that really knows what it wants and challenges you. We have learned a few things ourselves along the way as well. Lucien Barrière will definitely make a strategical addition to our European and French portfolio and we are looking forward to a longlasting proporus relationship.’ said Patrick Landman of RateTiger.

About Groupe Lucien Barriere
The  Groupe Lucien Barrière is organised around a single concept : the  Resort,  a  holiday spot combining luxury hotels, restaurants, sports and  fitness  facilities  (golf,  tennis, thalassotherapy and more), designed for both individual and corporate clients. The Group now runs 16 hotels, comprising 2300 rooms, 39 casinos, 169 restaurants, bars and night clubs, including the famous Fouquet’s Paris, three golf clubs, one thalassotherapy centre and two tennis clubs. Groupe Lucien Barrière, with its distinctive family past and a strong culture corporate is unique on scene hotel for its own essence of French Art de Vivre. For more information please refer to our website www.lucienbarriere.com.

About RateTiger
RateTiger, by eRevMax technologies, is a Revenue and Distribution Management solution, which is servicing over 1200 hotels worldwide. RTAllocator, the extranet of extranets, is a state of the art channel management system. RTShopper is a real-time rate shopping tool, allowing hotels to see what prices competition is selling at across a wide selection of distributions channels like IDS’s and GDS. With RateTiger you save time and make money on your ecommerce distribution strategies.

For more information please have a look on our website, www.ratetiger.com, or contact us at info@ratetiger.com.

 

 
Contact:

RateTiger by eRevMax technologies
www.ratetiger.com
info@ratetiger.com
USA & CA 1-203-604-0235 
Europe +34-932-682-132
 

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Also See: Channel Management - Controlling eCommerce Distribution / August 2005
How to Implement Rate Parity / August 2005
Spanish Hotel Chains Set-out Internet Distribution Strategy / June 2005
How to Increase Your Hotel's Internet Revenue / May 2005
TOP INTERNATIONAL Hotels and TOP City&CountryLine Hotels Choose RateTiger for its Hotels to Manage Extranet Websites / May 2005
Best Western GB Recommends RATE TIGER Online Distribution Management Tool to Member Hotels / December 2004
Italian Hotel Chain Starhotels Makes Strategic Decision On How to Manage Online Distribution Channels / October 2004
Park Plaza Hotel Europe Makes Strategic Decision on Managing e-commerce Distribution, Using RateTiger / September 2004


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