One more year, the technological partner of reference in the cruise industry has participated in the most important International Tourism Fair of our country. In this 2020 the IST team has been in FITUR to present the news of the best technology to the sale online cruises that connects and consolidates more than 95% of the offer of the cruise market worldwide with travel agencies, wholesalers and tour operators and +30 shipping companies and +22,500 itineraries.
“We are very satisfied with the results we have achieved during our participation in FITUR. Without any doubt, it has been a very fruitful fair for us with high quality leads that have allowed us to explore new sales channels and collaboration with different partners in the tourism sector,” said Manuel Sardi, Owner and CEO of IST. “FITUR continues to be one of the most emblematic fairs in our country, renewed and innovative every year and has become a commercial benchmark for the tourism sector”.
Among the most outstanding innovations presented by IST’s multidisciplinary team, is the automation of the sale of tourist packages to sell together flights, hotels, transfers and other extra services to the cruise. Also the presentation of NAVEO, “the new jewel in the crown” as highlighted by Manuel Sardi, CEO and Owner of IST.
“NAVEO is the new cruise search engine for OTAs and agencies that sell to the B2C. A new innovative, visual, simple and disruptive booking engine adapted to new online shopping trends, such as the price calendar or the comprehensive view of the cheapest available cruises” said Sardi.
Manuel Sardi recalled that all IST solutions, technological advances and business development are aimed at meeting the needs of the sector that is growing by leaps and bounds.“In 2030, more than 40 million cruise passengers are expected”, said the CEO.
“In a booming industry with hundreds of thousands of managed reservations, our goal is to help travel agents get the most out of their business by providing them with the best technology to sell cruises online and increase automation and efficiency,” Sardi said.
Through API integrations and cruise booking systems, IST’s solutions provide the fully automated cruise product so that travel agents can spend their time accompanying customers, providing advice and offering a better sales experience and stop wasting time searching for the product.
“At IST we have been designing and developing online solutions for the cruise industry for over 20 years, as well as collaborating with all industry stakeholders to take cruise sales to the next level. “We offer flexible, tailored solutions that fit the needs and business models of all travel agencies, tour operators and wholesalers,” concluded IST’s Owner and CEO.