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Ireland’s Carton House Selects TravelCLICK
for Central Reservation System Solution
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iHotelier provides a robust distribution and marketing platform to
drive reservations for internationally ranked golf course and resort
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CHICAGO (January 4, 2006) – TravelCLICK Inc., a leading provider of hotel business process management (BPM) solutions, announced today that Carton House, a 160-room luxury resort recognized for its internationally ranked golf courses, has selected the TravelCLICK iHotelier Central Reservation System (CRS) for website reservations and GDS connectivity as it opens its doors in 2006.

Located only 14 miles outside of Dublin, Carton House is one of Ireland’s greatest estates.  According to Golf Digest, it is home to one of Ireland’s top ten golf courses, The Montgomerie, a unique “inland links” style course.  As Carton House expands to include a luxury hotel, it needed a CRS that could communicate the essence of its guest experience to the international market – from its dramatic Irish landscapes to the grandeur of its 17th century estate.

“The iHotelier CRS solution allows us to manage our global electronic distribution program on one global platform,“ said James Tynan, General Manager for Carton House.  “Compared to other systems, we were impressed by iHotelier’s marketing power combined with the ability to easily measure booking performance.”

Carton House will implement iHotelier CRS including the OneScreen booking engine and GDS connectivity.  Performance-rich FLASH enables OneScreen to show the Carton House property through a single, dynamic booking screen.  With just one click, inventory and rates will be displayed in real time, creating a fully interactive shopping environment for international shoppers.  Carton House rated iHotelier high on its comprehensive graphics capabilities, multi-language support, email marketing tools and dynamic packaging capabilities.

“We are excited to have Carton House as our first iHotelier hotel in Ireland,” said Jan Tissera, President of TravelCLICK International.  “Their progressive use of electronic distribution and the innovative marketing tools that iHotelier provides will set the electronic distribution standard for other high-profile resorts targeting international guests.” 

About Carton House

Due to open in Summer 2006, Carton House (www.carton.ie) is a luxury four star, 160-room hotel, carefully integrated with the exceptionally maintained existing mansion.  There will be a fine dining restaurant that will accommodate up to 180 guests and offer views of the formal gardens.  The main hotel bar will be situated in the ground floor of Carton House.  Other amenities include a conference centre, ballroom and spa.

About TravelCLICK 

TravelCLICK (www.travelclick.net) is the leading provider of hotel business process management (BPM) solutions that drive long-term profitability.  TravelCLICK helps hotels maximize asset ROI by combining innovative market analysis and proven industry best practices with advanced technology to develop and implement high-return strategies.  The company offers a full set of solutions including reservations and distribution management, market intelligence-based decision support, and marketing services.  Established in 1996 and headquartered in the Chicago area, TravelCLICK has over 12,000 customers in more than 140 countries around the world.

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Contact:

Katrina Pruitt-Andrews
410.257.9154
kpandrews@kpa-pr.com
 

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