Recent agreements with prominent travel websites leads to growth in South America, Saudi Arabia, Russia and the UK.
Toronto, ON, Canada – August 20, 2013 – VFM Leonardo, technology and online media company for the global hospitality industry, announced today several new partnerships in key international markets that solidify the VNetwork as the largest media distribution network in the global travel industry. New VNetwork channels include:
- Mundi – the largest Flight and Hotel meta-search website in Latin America
- Flyin.com – the first comprehensive Online Travel Agency in Saudi Arabia
- OneTwoTrip.com – the largest Online Travel Agency in Eastern Europe
- Reed & MacKay – a full service travel and event company in the United Kingdom
To meet the increasing demand from consumers for a more visual hotel shopping experience, Mundi, Flyin.com, OneTwoTrip.com and Reed & MacKay will access VFM Leonardo’s extensive image database so as to offer travel shoppers a richer, more visual experience online.
To manage images displayed on any of these travel channels, Hotel Chains will use their existing VScape Digital Asset Management system license. Hotel properties that subscribe to VFM Leonardo’s VBrochure Online Merchandising System will have the added benefit of enhancing the visual experience provided to travel shoppers on each of these channels, by delivering a customized version of the VPowered Multi-Media Player to display their videos, virtual tours and photos online.
VFM Leonardo’s large network of travel websites (VNetwork) continues to grow. With over 100 direct connect travel websites combined with thousands of indirect channels, the network offers the broadest reach of in-market travel shoppers in the industry. The addition of these four new international channels furthers VFM Leonardo as a global presence with distribution reaching across the world.
“As our distribution network continues to expand across the globe, VFM Leonardo remains focused on providing solutions that enable our hotel and travel website customers to deliver the highly visual experiences travel shoppers crave, on the websites and devices they use throughout the hotel shopping journey. With the largest database of hotel chain certified visual content, our SaaS based digital asset management software and technologically advanced multimedia display solutions, VFM Leonardo is recognized by suppliers and intermediaries as the trusted source of photos, virtual tours and videos for GDS listed hotels. We offer the most complete end to end solution for the sourcing, management and display of visual content for over 100,000 GDS listed hotels, allowing hotel stories to be amplified across the globe” said Paolo Boni, CEO of VFM Leonardo.
About VFM Leonardo
VFM Leonardo is a technology and online media company for the global hospitality industry. We provide e-marketers at hotel brands, management companies and hotel properties with technology, sales conversion tools and a global travel media network that enables them to better visually merchandise their hotels to millions of in-market travel shoppers monthly. Our core products, the VScape® Digital Asset Management System and VBrochure™ Online Merchandising System, leverage the VNetwork™ – the largest media syndication network in the industry. It includes all major search engines, Global Distribution Systems, online travel agencies, travel research and supplier websites, search portals, review, travel editorial, local directories and major social media and video sharing sites. Taking advantage of VBrochure’s mobile and social media platforms, hotels can ensure that their rich visual presentations reach consumers on their mobile devices and through their social graphs. For more information about VFM Leonardo, visit www.vfmleonardo.com.
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