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AboutAnywhere.com Partners with EZYield.com
Channel Management Solution to Automate Extranet Updates




MIAMI (November 05, 2009) – AboutAnywhere.com proudly announced today that its extranet technology has been automated through a partnership with EZYield.com, the originator of automated online channel management solutions for the worldwide hospitality industry. This partnership allows EZYield.com’s existing global portfolio of hotel clients to easily transfer information, rates, availability and more to AboutAnywhere.com. Hotel partners can also take advantage of the attractive 10 percent margin rate on bookings - the online industry’s lowest – and absolutely no booking fees for consumers.  AboutAnywhere.com and EZYield.com are fully compatible; therefore hoteliers can seamlessly use EZYield.com to yield rates, inventory, and restrictions to AboutAnywhere.com through EZYield.com's online channel management tool.
 
EZYield.com enables hoteliers to update all of their distribution channels, from one easy-to-use web-based interface, including managing rates, availability, minimum night stays, blackout dates and more. AboutAnywhere.com’s automation of their extranet updates with EZYield.com developed as a result of AboutAnywhere.com’s recent global agreement with a major hotel chain, further expanding the online travel agency’s international hotel inventory and adding momentum to its new site launch.
 
“Our collaboration with industry leader EZYield.com facilitates additional hotels to partner with AboutAnywhere.com,” says AboutAnywhere.com’s CEO, Ashwin Kamlani. “By offering hotels a low cost per booking and setting new standards in customer service, AboutAnywhere.com is raising the bar for online travel agencies, allowing hotels and consumers to expect more for their money.”
 
For increased marketing exposure, AboutAnywhere.com hotel partners can request being listed in their destination’s “Top 20 Hotels”, an innovative program that charges on a pay-per-click basis. In addition, the site harnesses the power of Twitter social networking allowing hotel’s to communicate with consumers directly. AboutAnywhere.com offers a more traditional approach to customer service with personalized support including follow up calls from trained representatives, additional travel advice and free added values, offering users a more customized shopping experience.
 
For more information regarding AboutAnywhere.com, please visit, www.aboutanywhere.com or call 1 800 805 2653 (US) or +1 786 853 0862 (Outside US).
 
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.
 
ABOUT ABOUTANYWHERE.COM
AboutAnywhere.com is a direct-to-consumer low-cost online travel agency featuring the lowest booking commissions for hotels in the e-marketplace and no booking fees for users. Hotel partners gain access to an audience of comparison shoppers, without the complicated contracts or hefty fees of other travel websites.  This means smaller, independent properties have the chance to shine online! Hotel profiles contain updated facts, photos, virtual tours, property links, and integration with Twitter.  Consumers meanwhile have access to a better selection of hotels with which to thoroughly research their travels, with streamlined communication to the hotels.  Plus, AboutAnywhere.com’s Travel News section provides up-to-the-minute information from the global travel community. AboutAnywhere.com currently offers more than 16,000 properties worldwide, including hotels, resorts, timeshares, vacation homes, bed & breakfasts and youth hostels in top destinations.

 

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Contact:

 Martha Valdivia
Director of Marketing & PR
AboutAnywhere.com
Public.Relations@AboutAnywhere.com
Tel: 800.805.2653 or 786.853.0862

Debi Moses
Corporate Sales Manager
EZYield.com
sales@ezyield.com
Tel: +1 407.629.0900, then press 1

 
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Also See: AboutAnywhere.com Announces a Next Generation OTA Business Model and Improved Website for Booking Hotels Online / September 2009

AboutAnywhere.com Introduces a Fresh Concept in Online Hotel Bookings, Featuring Free Listings for Hotel Partners / August 2009

AboutAnywhere.com’s Hotel Partners Now Tweet / July 2009

AboutAnywhere.com CEO to Participate with Expedia, Orbitz and Starwood in Major Industry Event in September 2009 / July 2009

AboutAnywhere.com Launches Pay Per Click Advertising for its Hotel Partners; Will Supercharge Efforts to Connect Hotel Partners with Consumers / April 2009

PhoCusWright Selects AboutAnywhere.com as Demonstrator at the Travel Innovation Summit on November 17, 2009 / March 2009

AboutAnywhere.com Unveils The World’s First Commission Free Online Distribution Model for the Hotel Industry / February 2009
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