Dutch market leader moves into the international travel technology arena by acquiring Low Cost Carrier booking engine technology company
Weert, 26th of May 2011 – Pyton Communication Services, a market leader in the Netherlands in the travel technology business, expands its product portfolio with an international booking platform for Low Cost Carriers (LCC) by acquiring Elsy Arres and its affiliated software development activities.
After this acquisition, the activities of Elsy Arres will be operated in the name of Pyton Communication Services. Elsy Arres will be positioned as a product line within Pyton and the development activities based in Lindlar, Germany, will be integrated with the software development department of Pyton. Within Pyton, Luc van Schaik is appointed Product Manager for the Elsy Arres product and Patrik Cedervall is appointed International Sales and Marketing Manager.
“With this acquisition, we have not only increased our development capacity, but also the knowledge within the area of airline booking engines and airline content integration”, says Peter Boneschansker, CEO of Pyton Communication Services. “The travel industry becomes increasingly international and hereby we build a base for a competitive edge in the international arena. In addition to our Dutch, German and Belgian clients we now also have all Elsy Arres clients and relationships which are internationally spread all over the world from the US to Europe and Asia, which gives us an enormous insight into what is happening in the international markets.”
Within short, Pyton will launch a new and international website at www.pyton.nl where the latest product developments can be followed, including its international products Elsy Arres (LCC booking engine, www.elsyarres.com), Waverunner Smartshopping (Dynamic Packaging) and Hydra (Multi-channel distribution solutions for Tour Operators).
- travel technology
- low cost carriers
- flight tickets
- elsy arres
- booking system
Pyton Communication Services
Pyton Communication Services is a Dutch travel technology company and is the market leader in the Netherlands in the area of development, daily maintenance and distribution of operations-critical online communication services for the travel industry. Pyton operates its own software development department and a hosting facility center in Weert, the Netherlands. Many well-known companies in the travel industry rely on the services provided by Pyton. The T-CRS Waverunner (Central Reservation System for Travel Agents) including its Dynamic Packaging environment Waverunner Smartshopping, Hydra (Multi-channel distribution solutions for Tour Operators) and Elsy Arres (Booking engine for Low Cost Carriers (LCC)) are Pyton products.