VIP International Corporation, announced the signing of 167 new clients during the first quarter of 2003…
VIP International Corporation, announced the signing of 167 new clients during the first quarter of 2003. This figure includes the addition of over 100 hotel properties, 54 independent car rental locations, and a dozen new Reservation Sales Center (voice) clients.
VIP`s global presence was enhanced by new client members spanning five continents. Growth was particularly strong in the North American and Asia Pacific markets where new client contracts included an agreement with Whizz Car Rental representing over 45 car rental locations throughout Europe and the UK, South America, the Caribbean and South Pacific; a deal with Atamark Sports & Entertainment, which will see VIP providing GDS, Internet, channel marketing and voice services to 14 lodging and houseboat locations in U.S. national parks; and a contract with the Mayfair Hotel in Shanghai, the largest deluxe international hotel in Shanghai, comprised of a total of 860 rooms and suites and strategically located in the heart of the Chang Ning district, the commercial hub of Shanghai.
We are thrilled to see so many varied new clients who recognize there is more to successful GDS and Internet distribution than simply being connected to these systems, commented Rita Emmer, Vice President of Sales for VIP International Corporation. These clients are poised to benefit from VIP`s emphasis on revenue management and aggressive Internet participation.
Sheri Smack, Electronic Marketing Manager at Atamark, offered the following: We are ready to become one of VIP`s celebrated success stories. The training and guidance they have provided in only our first month have helped open our eyes and can only result in a serious increase in reservation production over our previous provider.
VIP International relies on its unparalleled client-focused service and marketing support to differentiate itself as the premier reservation solution available today. It`s proven channel marketing strategies have triggered dramatic reservation volume surges for its clients. The organization focuses on keeping GDS and Internet distribution simple for its clients by acting as the link to every viable distribution channel in the industry.
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