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. Appoints Richard Dunbar
as Director of Website Relations

WINTER SPRINGS, FLA. — NOVEMBER 6, 2008 —, the originator of automated online channel management solutions for the worldwide hospitality industry, today announced the appointment of Richard Dunbar as director of website relations. Based at’s world headquarters in Winter Springs, Fla., Richard will act as a liaison with over 350 travel websites currently listed on’s available connectivity list. His primary responsibilities in this newly created position will be to ensure a streamlined process for thousands of hotel properties that use’s XML channel management solution, and to manage the implementation of a proprietary two-way interface that will provide advanced connectivity between the sites.  

Dunbar’s extensive experience and unique perspective gained during his six-year tenure as the director of resort e-commerce for Starwood Vacation Ownership has provided an ideal frame of reference for his new role in connectivity simplification and streamlining.

“Ricky has the ability to incorporate the property’s perspective in order to help us develop and execute processes that will make the revenue department’s job easier,” stated Henry Danish, CEO of “His insight will be of great value as continues to grow and define the future of channel management worldwide.”  

Continuing that sentiment Dunbar stated, “The movement for hoteliers and properties to adopt an online channel management strategy that reaches travellers around the globe is essential for economic survival. As third-party websites make technological advancements, hoteliers should take advantage of those initiatives with as the cornerstone of that execution.” will be demonstrating their leading revenue technology to global travel industry professionals during the 2008 World Travel Market (WTM) at Stand # TT4077. Over 50,000 participants from over 200 countries are expected to attend this year’s four-day event, which is being held at the ExCel London, from 10-13 November 2008.  

For more information, please contact Richard Dunbar at +1 407.629.0900 (extension 837), email or visit

Editor’s Note: Electronic images are available by contacting Ryan Marks at Plan A Public Relations & Marketing, Inc. Phone: +1 407.905.0608 or e-mail:

About EZ, Inc.

Since revolutionizing hotel marketing in 2002 with the introduction of the world’s first automated channel management solution, has remained the undisputed leader in online distribution technology. Today, over 2,000 hotel properties in 59 countries worldwide utilize’s technologically advanced channel management software to simplify and streamline the distribution of rates and inventory.’s dynamic web-based platform allows hoteliers to simultaneously manage all contracted websites through one easy to use interface, offering multiple languages and currencies to more than 350 websites worldwide. With headquarters in Winter Springs, Florida, maintains offices in the U.S., Australia, Germany, France, Spain and Italy. For more information, please visit or call 407.629.0900.

Tel: +1 407.629.0900, then press 1

Media Inquiries, contact:
Ryan Marks
Plan A Public Relations & Marketing, Inc.
Tel: +1 407.905.0608


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