Leonardo Renews Agreement with Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

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Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces Continues Successful Relationship with Leonardo for Management and Distribution of Visual Content

Toronto, Canada and Mumbai, India – February 8th, 2016 – Leonardo Worldwide Corporation today announced a renewed agreement with Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, who will continue to use Leonardo’s technology for management of its hotel visual content and distribution to Leonardo’s VNetwork, under a renewed subscription to Leonardo’s VScape Digital Asset Management System.

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia’s largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 100 hotels in 62 locations across the globe, including presence in India, North America, United Kingdom, Africa, Middle East, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bhutan. The company has renewed its agreement for Leonardo’s VScape Digital Asset Management System to easily organize their digital assets for storage, retrieval and distribution to VNetwork, the world’s largest network of travel websites and enhance the visual presentation of its hotels and resorts on thousands of third-party travel websites in Leonardo’s VNetwork.

VScape Digital Asset Management System
VScape provides Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces with the ability to:

  • Use a single system to syndicate visual content to over 170 Direct Connect travel websites and their affiliates, in the VNetwork, including all four GDSs, major OTAs, non-OTA travel research sites as well as tens of thousands of forward distribution channels.
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of hotel photos by matching of photos to hotel listings, via an advanced automated matching algorithm
  • Upload images in any size and format, allowing the system to automatically re-size and re-format the image to meet the requirements of the different platforms and devices
  • Tailor image syndication for specific guest segments on corporate self-booking tools, leisure travel websites and specialty sites.

Private Digital Library
Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces will continue to subscribe to Leonardo’s Private Digital Library (PDL) solution that will allow Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces and its appointed partners to easily control and monitor the access to their hotel digital assets. The PDL connects directly with the brand’s centralized VScape, eliminating the need to upload hotel media assets to multiple systems.

“We’re delighted to renew our agreement with Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces to improve the management, distribution and visual presentation of their hotels online. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces have continuously chosen our technology to enhance the visual experiences for their hotels on travel websites. Enhanced visual presentation will have a positive impact on site engagement and sales conversions,” says John McAuliffe, Leonardo’s President.

About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia’s largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 100 hotels in 62 locations across the globe, including presence in India, North America, United Kingdom, Africa, Middle East, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bhutan. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India’s premier business house. Learn more at www.tajhotels.com.

About Leonardo
Leonardo Worldwide Corporation is a technology company serving the global hospitality industry. Leonardo provides e-marketers at hotel brands, management companies, hotel properties and travel websites with technology solutions that improve the way they present their hotels online to travel shoppers.

Leonardo’s core products include Vizlly, a cloud-based Multi-Channel Digital Marketing System that makes it easy for hotel marketers to create and publish websites, mobile websites, social media apps and digital brochures for third party travel websites; VScape® Digital Asset Management System, an enterprise-level digital asset management and distribution tool that helps hotel chains better source, manage, organize, store, and publish media assets to direct and indirect online channels; and MediaConnect, advanced connectivity for travel websites to access the industry’s definitive source of hotel certified visual content.

Key to all products is Leonardo’s extensive connectivity. Using Leonardo’s VNetwork, the largest travel website network in the global hospitality industry including GDSs, Meta Search sites, OTAs and more, hoteliers can publish their content and stories to millions of travel shoppers all over the world on the channels, devices and platforms they use to shop for hotels online.

For more information about Leonardo, visit www.leonardo.com.

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