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Austrian Hotel Association (ÖHV) appoints Bookassist as Preferred Partner

By Des O'Mahony | On Fri, March 26, 2010

The Austrian Hotel Association (Österreichische Hoteliervereinigung - ÖHV) has appointed Bookassist as preferred partner for online strategy, booking technology and mobile booking systems. Bookassist booking and visual search mapping technology will be used on the Association’s central channel website and individual hotels can avail of a tailored version of Bookassist’s services on their individual websites also as well as localized iPhone and mobile booking platform.

“Bookassist was chosen in competition with a number of very strong international players in the booking technology space because of the quality and flexibility of the booking systems, the excellent reporting systems and the powerful new mobile iPhone platform” according to Gerd Weingrill, Sales Representative for Bookassist in Austria. “We are growing very fast in Austria, we have a strong local presence, and we look forward to working with the ÖHV members in the coming years on all of their online strategic needs.”

The Austrian Hotel Association (ÖHV) represents the interests of 1100 leading Austrian hotels in the areas of city tourism, holiday tourism, and multinational hotel group management. Members hold more than 63% of beds available in the 4 and 5 star hotel industry in Austria. All member hotels stand for distinctive quality, excellent service and sustainable innovation. They employ over 30,000 people or 30% of all employees in Austria’s hotel business. The combined lodging turnover of the Association members is approximately €900M per annum.

Bookassist’s Austria corporate website, in Deutsch, is at

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