News for the Hospitality Executive
|Frankfurt, Germany, 10
March, 2010– Trust
International today at the ITB Conference announced the successful
implementation of yourVoyager CRS for Maistra Hotels & Resorts (www.maistra.com), marking a
growth of its customer base. The
announcement comes on the heels of the news of Jurys Inn’s addition to
client portfolio last week. Croatian luxury hotel brand Maistra Hotels
& Resorts selected Trust
International to provide revenue-generating CRS services via Trust’s
yourVoyager™ CRS and it chose The Private Label Company for
marketing and sales services.
With Maistra and Jurys Inn as Trust’s first new clients in 2010 and the launch of Trust|Mobile, Trust continues the success story of 2009 into 2010. Trust signed and implemented 14 new customers on the yourVoyager CRS in 2009 to producing a net gain for the year. Trust´s business year 2010 is already off to a strong start with the first new customers implemented and more new customer announcements expected in the coming weeks. Additionally, Trust has announced new interfaces in PMS and IDS channels, and a clear road map of mobile technologies, booking engine enhancements and new yourVoyager CRS applications for the next months.
“We are pleased with our continued growth in our global customer portfolio, especially in markets like Asia and the Mid-East, but also in our established market in Europe and the U.S.,” said Richard Wiegmann, Managing Director, Trust International. “We are well positioned to continue this momentum throughout 2010 and beyond with the expansion of our services and customer base, our greater presence in Asia and the Mid-East, and the strengthening of partnerships with third party providers. We are focusing on accelerating our customers’ growth and improving their commercial margins via innovative solutions developed from interaction with our customers and our continued investment in R&D.”
In addition to new customers, Trust has recently introduced several new developments and services, all with the underlying goal of helping Trust’s hotel clients increase sales while saving time and effort. These included:
About Maistra, Inc.
Maistra Inc. is the leading hotel chain in Croatia and a part of Adris Group. Its tourist facilities are located at the most prestigious locations in Rovinj and Vrsar - two magnificent Mediterranean tourist centers of exquisite natural, cultural and historical value – unique destinations in Istria and Croatia’s tourism offer. In 2010, tourist product of Maistra comprises of 9 high-end hotels, 8 prestigious resorts and 7 quality camping sites, all located in the town centre and its vicinity.
The company focuses on development of luxury tourism and introduction of 5-star hotels and resorts such as the recently opened hotel Monte Mulini in Rovinj and hotel Lone which will be opened next year, that will be the basis for the positioning of both the destination and the company. For the purpose of implementing its development plans, Maistra Inc. has formed a strategic development plan, including comprehensive projects for construction and reconstruction of the existing tourist facilities and complexes. Up to the end of 2009, Maistra Inc.has invested almost 230 million EURO in its tourist product and destination, which makes if the most ambitious tourism investor in the region. Besides high-end accommodation capacities, Maistra especially stresses the further development of additional features and services like gastronomy, wellness, sports, business travel, specialist breaks and active holidays, as well as the facilities dedicated to the special interests, which will ensure openings in new market segments and intensify tourist activity all year round.
About Trust International Hotel Reservation Services GmbH
Trust International is one of the world’s leading CRS providers and international hospitality partners. Trust’s services and supporting technologies help hotel chains and hospitality groups support their sales and marketing activities with the latest distribution solutions. The range of services includes CRS solutions and software, connectivity to all GDS and IDS channels, an Internet booking engine and third party integration to PMS, RMS and CMS systems. Trust International offers the full range of CRS-related products such as content management, business intelligence and commission payment services.
Via Trust’s own communication centers located in North America, Europe and The Far East customers in 47 countries are served with private label telephone reservation, concierge and telemarketing services.
Established in 1989, Trust International is renowned for its highly reliable reservation platform, continuous investment in system software and hardware and delivery of superior customer value. For more information, visit www.TrustInternational.com.
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