New analytics platform
'We are very pleased to partner with Versonix, a recognized leader of booking systems for cruise lines,' said Arthur Theodorou, director of information technology for Lindblad. 'The features of Seaware that most attracted us are the built-in revenue management capabilities that will help us optimize revenue, their advanced inventory management capabilities and the new Seaware analytics platform that will provide us with a 360-degree view into our business and customers.'
Theodorou added that Lindblad plans to take advantage of Versonix Seaware OTA API to reach additional distribution channels.
Versonix chief operating officer Yuri Polissky welcomed the Lindblad business.
Machine learning and cloud hosting options
'This solidifies our position as a leader in providing solutions for the fast-growing expedition cruise sector. Our experience and R&D efforts are directed to improving our offering to this evolving industry. In addition to providing solid solutions for standard functionality,' he said, 'we are also taking advantage of the latest technologies such as machine learning and cloud hosting options to stay leaders in this market.'