Stowe, Vermont, USA, Jan. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intrawest, the premier North American mountain resort and adventure company, has signed on to use Inntopia's cloud-based platform to power e-commerce and contact center reservations for its portfolio of ski and vacation destination resorts, which includes Steamboat and Winter Park Resorts in Colorado, Stratton in Vermont, Snowshoe in West Virginia, Tremblant in Quebec, and Hanua Kai, Maui.
The move to Inntopia allows Intrawest to offer a seamless shopping experience to its customers, regardless of where or what they are reserving. Lift tickets, lodging, transportation, season passes, activities and all other resort products will be handled through Inntopia's cloud-based platform.
"The move to Inntopia is a significant step forward for Intrawest. Inntopia is the leading commerce engine in the ski industry and with their current development road map we are confident it will meet the needs of Intrawest for the foreseeable future. Selling our products in advance more effectively and efficiently is a key to the success of our resorts," commented Ian Arthur, CMO Intrawest.
"We are very pleased to bring Intrawest onto the Inntopia platform, and to help them take their online and offline sales and pricing strategies to the next level," said Inntopia CEO Trevor Crist. "The scope of Intrawest's commitment to Inntopia is a testament to Inntopia's position as the most comprehensive, and most widely used, cloud platform for the ski industry worldwide."
Inntopia is the leading advanced reservation platform for the mountain travel industry, powering destination resorts, ski resorts, tour operators, and travel suppliers across North America, Europe and Australia. The Inntopia platform also gives consumers and agents access to popular activities and attractions in these same destinations. Skiing, heli-skiing, whitewater rafting, zip line treks, golf, fishing guides, and mountain biking are just some of the options available.
Travel providers manage their rates and availability directly in the Inntopia system, or connect through one of the many interfaces available. Agent commissions are also processed by Inntopia through their own commission clearing house.
About Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc.
Intrawest is a North American mountain resort and adventure company, delivering distinctive vacation and travel experiences to its customers for over three decades. The Company owns interests in seven four-season mountain resorts with more than 11,000 skiable acres and more than 1,150 acres of land available for real estate development. Intrawest's mountain resorts are geographically diversified across North America's major ski regions, including the Eastern United States, the Rocky Mountains, the Pacific Southwest and Canada. The Company also operates an adventure travel business, the cornerstone of which is Canadian Mountain Holidays, the leading heli-skiing adventure company in North America. Additionally, the Company operates a comprehensive real estate business through which it manages, markets and sells vacation club properties; manages condominium hotel properties; and sells and markets residential real estate.