Activity Link Systems Press Release
EXPEDIA USES ACTIVITY LINK SOFTWARE FOR ACTIVITY RESERVATIONS
Press release date: 4/2/04: FOR INFO: call Suzanne Hills-Tucker- 808-575-5282
Maui based Activity Link Systems, LLC, Hawaii’s largest activity software developer, announced today that Expedia, Inc. has selected to license their software to provide discount activity vouchering and transaction processing in Hawaii through and in conjunction with Expedia’s recent acquisition of Activity World, the State’s largest activity reseller.
Expedia, Inc. is the world’s leading online travel service and the fourth largest travel agency in the U.S. Expedia can be found on the Web at www.expedia.com. Expedia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).
The activity business has grown tremendously over the past two decades and Activity Link Systems, LLC has grown along side the industry, supporting the processing of thousands of transactions daily by hundreds of activity desk and vendor users. They provide industry specific software for activity and concierge reservations, vouchering, accounting and billing as well as 24/7 system support.
Kumar Manuel, founder of Activity Link, first designed software for Maui Downhill, a bicycle tour company, back in 1985. They has been adding to their impressive client list ever since installing and supporting systems for over 100 clients from New York to Hawaii as well as at various international tourist destinations. Among their other clients are Trilogy Excursions, Maui Dive Shops, Old Lahaina Luau, Trilogy Excursions, Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, Barefoot Tours, the Grand Wailea Resort many Ritz Carlton, Hyatt and Marriott Hotels and Resortsnationwide.
“We feel that Expedia’s penetration into the optional activity market marks an important change in their focus which has been previously been somewhat limited to the standard air, room and rental car.” Manuel remarked, “We are pleased to be working with them in this arena are excited about the prospects both here in Hawaii and at other tourist destinations”. You can find more information on Activity Link Systemsby going to their web site at www.activitylinksystems.com