with Jinling Hotels & Resorts
Pegasus to Provide Jinling with Utell® Hotels & Resorts and PegsTour® Services
|DALLAS and NANJING, China (March 13, 2007) —
Pegasus Solutions today announced that it has signed an agreement with
one of the largest hotel groups in China, Jinling Hotels & Resorts.
Under this agreement, Pegasus will enable Jinling Hotels & Resorts
to expand its presence worldwide and tap into new revenue streams using
the Utell Hotels & Resorts representation service and PegsTour.
The Utell representation service allows for Jinling Hotels & Resorts to be connected to all global distribution systems (GDSs), more than 600,000 travel agencies and more than 1,000 Web sites around the world. The service also provides Jinling Hotels & Resorts with a central reservation system, marketing programs and promotion to international travel agents through Pegasus’ sales force.
“We are pleased to have signed this agreement with one of the most reputable hotel groups in China. This represents an important step in Pegasus’ efforts to grow our business in the Asia Pacific region,” said Olivier Dombey, Pegasus regional vice president, Asia Pacific. “Jinling Hotels & Resorts has done an excellent job in marketing itself and establishing brand recognition for its hotels, and we are eager to begin working with the hotel group to provide the technology necessary to expand this recognition even more worldwide.”
Pegasus’ representation services will also enable Jinling Hotels & Resorts to have access to Pegasus’ network of call centers; preferred supplier status through nearly 200 leading global travel agencies; and revenue, yield and channel management guidance from the Pegasus team.
“We are very happy to work with the global leader in providing technology and services to hotels and travel distributors,” said Michael Chen, marketing director of Jinling Hotels & Resorts. “Cooperating with Pegasus will surely increase Jinling’s brand recognition worldwide. It will also help Jinling Hotels & Resorts explore new markets and expand business through international electronic distribution systems.”
Jinling Hotels & Resorts has also signed an agreement to use Pegasus’ PegsTour service, which will aid its hotels by automating bookings from Pegasus’ participating tour operators and wholesalers. This technology includes a single-interface linking tour operators and hotel reservation systems, and it provides the first viable electronic link between wholesale/tour operator booking technologies, intermediaries and hotel reservation systems.
About Jinling Hotels & Resorts
Jinling Hotels & Resorts Corporation is a professional hotel-chain management company owning two brands: Jinling Hotels & Resorts, and Jin’s Inn. Distinguished by more than 20 year's experience of successfully managing luxury hotels, it has overcome fierce competition developing its brand name in the hospitality industry worldwide through creative management ideals. Jinling Hotels & Resorts Corporation presently manages more than 30 luxury hotels and resorts as well as 8 Jin’s Inns located throughout China. In 2006, Jinling Hotels & Resorts Corporation ranked 5th in China’s Top 20 National Brand Hotels, and was listed in Hotels magazine’s 2006 Giants 300. For more information, please visit our website www.jinlinghotels.com.
Dallas-based Pegasus Solutions, Inc. is a global leader in providing technology and services to hotels and travel distributors. Founded in 1989, Pegasus’ customers include a majority of the world’s travel agencies and more than 60,000 hotel properties around the globe. Pegasus’ services include central reservation systems, electronic distribution services, commission processing and payment services, and marketing representation services, including the consumer Web site, www.hotelbook.com. The company’s representation services, including Utell by Pegasus™ and Unirez by Pegasus™, are used by more than 7,000 member hotels in more than 130 countries, making Pegasus the hotel industry’s largest third-party marketing and reservations provider. Pegasus has 17 offices in 12 countries, including regional hubs in London, Singapore and Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, please visit www.pegs.com.
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