WINDSOR, CT (June 3, 2011) -– Vacation Storebuilder (VSB), an advanced Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) eCommerce platform for the vacation rental and shared ownership industry, and TimeShareWare (TSW), the developer of software solutions for the shared ownership industry, have announced a strategic partnership agreement to offer TimeShareWare clients VSB-powered branded vacation rental and club websites, which feature a built-in online marketing toolkit, member services, and an integrated online booking engine with tour management system.
Commented Jerry Sandorf, VP of Operations of the Utah-based TimeShareWare, “We have been impressed by the sophistication and robustness of the Vacation Storebuilder (www.VacationStorebuilder.com) platform and are delighted to begin this partnership. Our technology integration with the VSB platform allows TSW clients to deploy websites that are optimized to increase conversion and provide a seamless online experience for rental guests, tour guests, members and owners to access their information and book online. The websites will help our clients improve customer satisfaction and loyalty as well as generate more rentals and prospects for their resorts.”
The integration of TimeShareWare with Vacation Storebuilder provides TSW clients a variety of branded websites to showcase resorts, service members, drive traffic online by leveraging search engine and social media marketing channels, and increase rental bookings with an integrated online booking engine. TSW clients will benefit from VSB’s turnkey eCommerce solution to quickly deploy their own robust resort and vacation club websites on a pay-per-performance pricing model. TimeShareWare’s clients using VSB-powered websites will access inventory directly from the TSW system and enable their owners/members to easily manage their accounts, pay dues and make online reservations.
Sunil Aluvila, CEO of Vacation Storebuilder said, “As more and more vacation ownership resorts and clubs explore ways to increase member loyalty, generate qualified prospects and maximize rental revenue, our partnership with TimeShareWare provides a turnkey solution for shared ownership resorts and clubs to achieve these objectives through VSB powered websites.”
Added Paul Adreani, Vice President of Operations of Vacation Storebuilder, “The deployment of branded websites powered by Vacation Storebuilder allows vacation clubs, home owner associations (HOAs), resorts and fractionals to leverage their owner base to increase referrals, maximize revenue from rentals and generate qualified prospects who have a high propensity to purchase the ownership product.
ABOUT VACATION STOREBUILDER/VIBES INTERACTIVE
Vacation Storebuilder (VSB) is an advanced e-commerce Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that enables vacation rental and shared ownership companies to quickly deploy and easily manage e-commerce websites for vacation rental, vacation clubs, prospect generation (with value score), resale and short-term membership product marketing – on a pay-per-performance pricing model. Vacation Storebuilder’s turnkey solution provides robust websites to showcase properties with rich media, drive traffic with a built-in online marketing toolkit (SEO, PPC, Social Media and Email), and increase conversion with an integrated online booking engine. Vacation Storebuilder is a division of Vibes Interactive, LLC. For more information visit www.VacationStorebuilder.com. Vacation Storebuilder is a division of Vibes Interactive, LLC. www.VacationStorebuilder.com
TimeShareWare, a division of Windsor, CT based SS&C Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC), uses advanced technology and has created a state-of-the-art software platform to provide best of breed, superior software solutions to shared-ownership, mixed use resorts. Since 1993, TimeShareWare serves all sizes and types of vacation ownership associations, fractional ownership properties, and timeshare resorts including multi-site, single-site, and points-based clubs. The advanced technology provides critical functionality to the Vacation Ownership, Vacation Club, and Vacation Rentals industries. The TimeShareWare software platform includes solutions for lead and tour management, contract processing, sales and marketing, owner accounting, loan servicing, property management, reservations, and web-based owner servicing. www.TimeShareWare.com
John Slaughter will be at the ARDA Northeast Regional Meeting in Providence, RI on June 6-7 to answer questions. For more information, please contact:
847-784-9990 ext. 301
SOURCE: Vacation Storebuilder