With this alliance, the companies lay the groundwork to foster the African hospitality industry with the latest technology and modern business practices.
eZee Technosys (hereinafter ‘eZee’), one of the top leaders in the global hotel technology sphere, with its parent company Yanolja, has come together with HotelOnline, the #1 revenue partner for the hospitality sector in Africa.
Founded in 2014, HotelOnline is a leading e-commerce and digital marketing enabler for hotels in Africa. More than 5000 accommodation providers and F&B business owners across 22 African countries have witnessed an increase in their revenue as well as an improvement in their customer experience with HotelOnline’s innovative technology-driven solutions.
This collaboration between HotelOnline and eZee will empower HotelOnline’s customers to have access to a wider spectrum of hotel and restaurant management solutions, now inclusive of eZee’s end-to-end hotel technology suite; which will further be a significant stepping stone towards the digitalization of the African hospitality industry. The industry will be able to leverage the benefits of eZee’s comprehensive and cutting edge technology solutions coupled with HotelOnline’s expertise in the domain.
Commenting on this paramount milestone, Endre Opdal, CEO of HotelOnline shared, “HotelOnline has been founded with an aim to transform and digitalize the growing African hospitality market. Owing to the expanding tourism industry in Africa, it is going to be imperative for hotels to adopt technology. eZee’s seamlessly integrated technology suite encompasses all the aspects of hotel management, and would be the best fit for the industry right now. We’re sure, this partnership will transform the face of the industry in Africa.”
African tourism has gradually developed into being the second-fastest growing tourism industry after Asia-Pacific, attracting an increased level of interests and investments. Although the industry has witnessed a downfall due to the COVID19 pandemic, eZee and HotelOnline continue to remain optimistic and believe that with proper strategic planning and proactive technology adoption, the industry will be able to make a strong rebound as the market recovers.
Aeijaz Sodawala, CEO of eZee Technosys expressed, ”We share this mission with HotelOnline of empowering hospitality businesses and encouraging digitalization. That motivated us to choose HotelOnline as our partner to contribute to the growth of African hospitality. eZee has been constantly adding innovations to its products to solve the challenges and inefficiencies faced by hotels before, during, and after COVID19, and we’re sure that it would be the driving force behind bringing the industry back to normal. ”
eZee has extended helping hands to the entire hospitality industry during these difficult times through relevant product enhancements and workshops. Their firm persistence of offering top-rated solutions and services have established them as industry leaders. Now, the company is geared up to expand its horizon of technology worldwide through similar collaborations across the globe.
HotelOnline is a leading, fast-growing revenue partner for the hospitality sector in Africa. Founded in 2014, the company has helped 5000 accommodation and restaurant partners in 24 countries have increased their revenue, and improved their customer experience with HotelOnline's innovative technology-driven solutions. HotelOnline owns Cloud9 – Africa's Lifestyle Network, a super-app offering exciting, digital travel and dining experiences for a new generation of travelers in Africa. HotelOnline is a pan-African company, with a strong presence across Eastern, Western and Southern Africa.
Founded in 2006, eZee is one of the very few hospitality technology providers in the world to develop and offer end-to-end hotel and restaurant solutions. eZee also has its regional branch in Malaysia for many years, leading to its established presence in the APAC region. Recently acquired by Yanolja – the travel tech unicorn of South Korea which is endorsed by Booking Holdings (Booking.com, Agoda, Kayak) and Singaporean fund GIC Pte; eZee has a stronghold on R&D and is introducing innovations in its solutions to benefit the industry. Today, eZee is the #1 hotel tech provider in India and the global Top 2 PMS provider, which is further solidified by 200+ partners and 22,000+ clients in 160+ countries across the globe. For more details, visit our corporate website today.
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