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February 2006 - FRANKFURT, GERMANY – WORLDHOTELS, one of the world’s leading global hotel groups for independent hotels and regional hotel brands, has selected ICE Portal (ICE) to provide production, hosting and distribution of rich media content for nearly 500 hotels in 70 countries. 

ICE will help WORLDHOTELS manage and distribute rich media content, including virtual tours, via ICE’s extensive network of travel sites and search engines.

ICE will provide all WORLDHOTELS with customized content delivery their brand sites and to 1,000s of third party travel sites. 

"In our continuing efforts to provide the best options for our hotels to get rich media produced, hosted and delivered to 1,000 Internet distribution channels,” said WORLDHOTELS Chief Marketing Officer, Nicole Bernthaler, “ICE was the obvious choice for us.”

“Today, because rapidly increasing numbers of travelers research and buy travel on-line, it’s become vital that hotel marketers manage their best sales visuals in one central database,” explained ICE Pres. Henry Woodman, “Now, with the new ICE-Leonardo alliance we manage, host and deliver more content to more distribution channels than anyone.” 

WORLDHOTELS is one of the world’s leading hotel sales, marketing and distribution organizations, providing their services for 35 years to now nearly 500 member properties in 70 countries worldwide. The corporation supports its members through a global marketing and sales team, located in 34 locations across all major regions of the world. The WORLDHOTELS strap line ‘Inviting Choices’ highlights a variety of choices for all target groups. For business and leisure travelers, an extensive portfolio that is able to accommodate individual tastes, needs and budget through its three distinct collections – Deluxe, First Class and Comfort Collection. For members, an extensive range of sales, marketing, distribution and related services and for bookers, a choice of excellent rates, programmers and different booking ways.

For further information and reservations please visit or contact WORLDHOTELS by calling our toll free numbers (please see our website, Contact Us section). Photographic material available on the website, news section or from
About ICE Portal
ICE Portal manages and delivers more rich media content for hotels, cruise ships and destinations that any other company. As the leading producer and distributor of rich media content for the travel industry, ICE Portal recently partnered with Leonardo to provide a single point of entry for hotels interested in management and deliver of all there visual media. ICE Portal’s content can be seen globally on over 20,000 travel and search related websites and can be displayed in multiple-languages.  ICE Portal also offers production of rich media content including videos, 360° virtual tours and Flash WebShows. 

For more information, please contact visit ICE Portal online at or call 1-954-893-6778 in Hollywood, FL USA.


Barb Worcester, Principal
Tel: (440) 930-5770

Henry Woodman
ICE Portal
(954) 893-6778
Karin Mlaker
Senior Manager PR & Communication
Tel: +49(69) 66056-251

Also See: Top 5 New Years Resolutions For Marketing My Hotel; Leading travel content-management and -distribution companies Leonardo and  ICE Portal advise on  making the Internet your best marketing tool in 2006 / January 2006
Cultuzz Chooses ICE Portal to Deliver Media Content for eBay Auctions / December 2005
New Strategic Alliance for ICE Portal / Prelude to Global E-marketing Network / November 2005
Starwood Selects ICE Portal To Deliver Internet Content / November 2005
Major Travel Industry Alliance …New Leonardo/ICE Portal Partnership Manages Rich Media Content for Over 25,000 Hotels with Distribution to 20,000+ Travel Channels! / October 2005


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