Leonardo Technology Adopted by AmericInn to Manage and Distribute Hotel Images
AmericInn Selects Leonardo’s VScape System to Easily Manage and Distribute Hotel Images to VNetwork, Largest Network of Travel Booking and Research Websites.
Toronto, Canada and Chanhassen, MN – June 25, 2014 – Leonardo Worldwide Corporation has been selected by AmericInn®, one of the nation’s leading midscale hotel companies, to distribute hotel photos to popular travel websites for over 200 of its properties in 24 states.
By subscribing to Leonardo’s VScape Digital Asset Management System, AmericInn has a single solution to manage and syndicate photos for each of its hotels to over 120 direct connect travel websites in Leonardo’s VNetwork (including all four GDSs, Pegasus, major OTAs, non-OTA travel research sites) and tens of thousands of forward distribution channels.
VScape provides AmericInn the ability to:
- Ensure accuracy and consistency of hotel photos through matching of photos to hotel listings via an advanced automated matching algorithm.
- Upload photos in any size and format and let the system take care of re-sizing and re-formatting them to meet the requirements of each channel and device.
“Travelers are shopping around on many different websites before booking hotels and they’re viewing photos throughout the process. Leonardo offers the most reliable technology and largest network of travel websites and ensures that our hotel photos are consistently and accurately displayed on those sites. We believe this has a significant influence on travelers’ decisions to book with us,” said Mark Nicpon, Vice President of Distribution and CIO, Northcott Hospitality and AmericInn.
“We are pleased to connect AmericInn with the most extensive network of travel websites in the industry. They can be confident that photos of their hotels are reaching millions of online travel shoppers, which we know has a significant impact on reservations,” said Leonardo’s President, John McAuliffe.
Leonardo Worldwide Corporation is the travel industry’s trusted provider of technology solutions that help hotel chains, hotel properties and travel websites manage, syndicate and display visual content. Leonardo has been the leader in hotel media management and distribution for more than a decade with the largest multi-channel marketing network in the industry. Adoption of the company’s new and improved cloud-hosted media display solution continues to grow among top hotel chains and travel websites. Leonardo continues to grow its offering of hotel digital marketing tools that enable individual properties to enhance their visual presentations on their websites, social media and mobile devices. Learn more about Leonardo at www.leonardo.com.
AmericInn® is a leading mid-scale hotel chain with over 200 locations currently open or under development in 24 states. The brand is dedicated to providing an exceptional lodging value for its guests by offering spacious, comfortable guestrooms, great rates and amenities such as free, hot, home-style AmericInn Perk breakfast, free hotel-wide wireless high-speed Internet, inviting swimming pools and Easy Rewards guest loyalty program. AmericInn is part of Northcott Hospitality, owner and developer of successful franchised hospitality brands for more than 50 years. For more information or reservations visit www.AmericInn.com or call 1-800-634-3444.