News for the Hospitality Executive
|Houston, Texas (August, 2009) – Houston-based
Whiteboard Labs, a web and
application development shop, announced that it is partnering with
TurnHere, Inc., the leading online video marketing services
company. Under the terms of the agreement, TurnHere will offer its
production services to enrich Whiteboard's MotionNotes solution.
MotionNotes is a new platform for web-based communication designed for interpersonal messages with video and multimedia. The solution is a powerful marketing and customer service tool for hotels, particularly when combined with existing communications, such as a reservations confirmation email. For example, after guests make an online reservation, they instantly receive a confirmation email with a link to a MotionNote that plays a video of the hotel GM or other hotel representative thanking the guest for their reservation.
With MotionNotes, account holders can record a video greeting and then attach Flash movies, picture slideshows, another video (in either .mov, .mp4, or .flv formats), or pull from YouTube. Hotels are now able to leverage TurnHere's network of more than 8,000 professional filmmakers throughout the country and world to produce a compelling video greeting, along with capturing high quality footage of their property.
"MotionNotes offer a unique, personal touch that enables hotels to strengthen relationships with their guests, as well as highlight the distinctive features that make their property special," says Drew Rosser, VP of Business Development at Whiteboard Labs. "However, many hotels lack quality footage of their premises. As a result, TurnHere's video production package is a very strategic part of our offering and helps our customers put their best foot forward in their online communications."
About Whiteboard Labs
Whiteboard Labs is a Houston-based web and application development shop with an international office in Shanghai, China. Whiteboard Labs has over 15 years of experience developing Web Sites and software for the Web. The company, founded in 1994, is a recognized leader and pioneer in the development of Rich Internet Applications. Aside from developing RIAs, Whiteboard Labs has created numerous websites and custom applications for clients around the world. Its award-winning work has been covered in many magazines, books, articles, white papers and other presentations. For more information please visit www.whiteboard.com
About TurnHere, Inc
TurnHere, Inc. is a leading Internet video marketing services company that provides broadcast-quality online video content and Web distribution for companies in a wide range of industries including media, publishing, travel, local and real estate. The company leverages its growing network of more than 8,000 professional filmmakers across more than 70 countries to create affordable Internet videos that deliver emotionally engaging and authentic content to the right audiences. TurnHere works with customers on creative treatments and strategy to help produce effective video solutions for driving viewer action. Founded in 2005, the company is privately held with headquarters in Emeryville, California. For more information go to www.turnhere.com
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