Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has selected Revelex (www.revelex.com), a leading technology company in the travel industry, to enhance its current distribution model by providing online booking capability for the company's travel partners and their clients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Revelex provides travel technology solutions, including the most comprehensive reservation system in the business, to hundreds of companies worldwide of all sizes and in all travel sectors including airline, hotel, car and cruise. Revelex technology allows its clients to effectively compete online and in the marketplace.
Aboard the intimate, all-suite ships of Silversea, featuring itineraries that explore all seven continents, the discerning luxury traveler discovers a uniquely cosmopolitan, all-inclusive ambiance and spacious accommodations enhanced by the attentiveness of a butler offering special amenities to personalize the experience. In the U.S., Silversea has won numerous awards including "World's Best" by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler nine times and Travel + Leisure seven times.
"We're very excited to be able to offer travel agents an easy, online, around-the-clock booking capability that can help them significantly increase their luxury business," said Steve Tucker, Silversea's vice president of field sales for North America. "With six ships and over 400 destinations in our cruise collection, Silversea is now literally putting the world at the retail agent's fingertips through our new affiliation with Revelex."
Revelex will provide Silversea with automation distribution options that encompass and create value for both agents and their clients. To celebrate the launch of the new platform, Silversea is offering agents who make a new Silversea booking by March 19, 2010, using the new booking engine, a $100 bonus commission per booking. Additionally, when agents book a Silversea cruise that departs during April, May or June 2010, Silversea will extend a $100 Onboard Spending Credit per suite to the agent's client. For complete details on these incentives, please visit www.Silversea.com/Revelex.
As further incentive, Revelex is also offering agents an opportunity to win a free Silversea cruise. With each new Silversea booking made through Revelex Power Agent until March 19, the agent will be automatically entered in a drawing to be held by Revelex for a Mediterranean cruise aboard Silversea's new flagship, Silver Spirit. For complete terms of the giveaway, please visit www.revelex.com/silversea.
"The addition of Silversea Cruises further enhances Revelex's offerings by adding one of the premier luxury cruise lines to our distribution platform," said David Goodis, CEO of Revelex. "With the addition of our platform, Silversea can now distribute their product globally via the tens of thousands of agent websites and desktops that we power with our Power Agent product."