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English Press Releases

AIDA Cruises and CRUISEHOST Solutions conclude cooperation agreement

CRUISEHOST is the first technology provider to realize a direct connection to the booking system of AIDA Cruises – full implementation by the end of this year

AIDA Cruises and CRUISEHOST Solutions conclude cooperation agreement

Uwe Mohr (left), AIDA Cruises, and Akhil Kapur, CRUISEHOST Solutions, signing the agreement

CRUISEHOST Solutions, operator of the booking systems CRUISEA and CRUISEC for cruises, has agreed a cooperation with the cruise company AIDA Cruises. Accordingly, CRUISEHOST may connect its systems with the booking system of AIDA Cruises via the cruise line’s XML interface. Travel agencies working with CRUISEA or CRUISEC thereby obtain seamless access to the entire range of AIDA“s cruise offers including all cabin categories, additional offers and various further information. The technical implementation is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

The newly formed agreement applies to all countries where CRUISEHOST is active. To make use of this new feature, travel agencies only require an additional agreement with AIDA Cruises (authorization is granted by the cruise line).

„We are happy about this agreement because our over 9,000 agencies in more than 20 countries now have the possibility to optimally access the offers of AIDA Cruises and present them to their customers via our systems,“ Akhil Kapur, founder and managing director of CRUISEHOST Solutions, explains. „The international cruise boom will last. Thanks to the direct linkage to AIDA“s booking system our solutions become more attractive for individual travel agencies as well as for sales chains and cooperations.“

„We are pleased that with CRUISEHOST Solutions an internationally oriented cruise gds and portal is connected to our XML interface, in this way enabling the supply of additional sales partners with high data quality and actuality,“ Uwe Mohr, Vice President Sales at AIDA Cruises, states.

CRUISEHOST Solutions is among the leading online providers of worldwide sea, river and sailing cruises. The database includes over 50,000 departures by 45 cruise companies. With CRUISEA for stationary and CRUISEC for online sales, CRUISEHOST commands two comprehensive systems for the comparison of offers, booking as well as packaging. These systems are used in over 20 countries and are available in 20 languages. At present, more than 9,000 travel agencies, both stationary and online, are operating with products from CRUISEHOST Solutions. The company was founded in 2002 under the name CruisePool and the head office is located in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Company-Contact
CRUISEHOST Solutioins
Akhil Kapur
Rudolf-Diesel-Str. 20a
65760 Eschborn
Phone: +4961739699012
E-Mail: cruisehost@claasen.de
Url: http://www.cruisehost.net

Press
Claasen Communication
Ralph Steffen
Hindenburgstraße 2
64665 Alsbach
Phone: +49 6257 68781
E-Mail: cruisehost@claasen.de
Url: http://www.claasen.de

English Press Releases

Now live in 23 countries: CRUISEHOST continues international expansion

Market entry in several Eastern European countries, Denmark and the Netherlands

Now live in 23 countries: CRUISEHOST continues international expansion

CRUISEHOST Solutions, operator of the cruise booking systems CRUISEA and CRUISEC, could expand internationally in the past months. In this context, the company based in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main successfully entered the markets in Albania, Denmark, Croatia, Montenegro, the Netherlands and Serbia. Furthermore, the goal is to attain market leader position in these countries within one year.

Following the most recent expansions, the booking systems CRUISEA and CRUISEC, which enable cruise sales and packaging for traditional and online travel agencies, are now available in 23 countries, 20 languages and all currencies. In addition, CRUISEHOST could acquire major new customers in other countries. In Switzerland for instance, cooperation agreements were reached with Globetrotter Travel Service and Knecht Reisen. CRUISEHOST“s portfolio comprises over 50,000 departures by 45 cruise companies worldwide.

Akhil Kapur, founder and managing director of CRUISEHOST Solutions, states, „Besides conscientiously implementing the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the package travel directive, we used the first nine months of the year 2018 to expand our business and convince travel agencies in new markets of our products so that over 9,000 agencies are meanwhile applying our systems. Furthermore, we are currently working intensively on the accomplishment of additional market entries in other important cruise locations.“

CRUISEHOST Solutions is among the leading online providers of worldwide sea, river and sailing cruises. The database includes over 50,000 departures by 45 cruise companies. With CRUISEA for stationary and CRUISEC for online sales, CRUISEHOST commands two comprehensive systems for the comparison of offers, booking as well as packaging. These systems are used in over 20 countries and are available in 20 languages. At present, more than 9,000 travel agencies, both stationary and online, are operating with products from CRUISEHOST Solutions. The company was founded in 2002 under the name CruisePool and the head office is located in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Company-Contact
CRUISEHOST Solutioins
Akhil Kapur
Rudolf-Diesel-Str. 20a
65760 Eschborn
Phone: +4961739699012
E-Mail: cruisehost@claasen.de
Url: http://www.cruisehost.net

Press
Claasen Communication
Ralph Steffen
Hindenburgstraße 2
64665 Alsbach
Phone: +49 6257 68781
E-Mail: cruisehost@claasen.de
Url: http://www.claasen.de