Ferry booking by Internet is on the upswing!

From: Traghettionline.net
Published: Tue Oct 18 2005

Genoa, October 2005. The "online booking" sales formula created by Traghettionline.net is going at full sail! This firm, started up in 2000 and working on the Internet since 2001, has in fact witnessed a constant uninterrupted upward trend by about 60% over the last four years. Probably this fact has even amazed the man behind it, Sergio Senesi whose comment to this is: "A firm usually creates the structure as first thing then the business: we did it the other way round and results show the idea was a winner". The figures are the living evidence:

Traghettionline.net is the 1st ferry-booking centre in Italy
30 companies available
65,000 ferry departures can be booked from web site www.traghettionline.net in 2005
400,000 data entered
20,000 transactions forecast for 2005
60,000 passengers handled in 2005
+258%: increase forecast for 2005 against 2004
1100: online Traghettionline affiliates between travel agencies and Internet portals
1,820: codified travel Agencies
Traffic Rank: leader in Italy in its sector

More detailed information regarding 2005 will be forwarded in the next communications.

Traghettionline.net is an Italian firm located in Genoa, has about 30 employees and an office covering 800 sq.m open all the year round and recently opened to the public for direct sales. It is a ferryboat-booking centre specialized in the Mediterranean, working with the 899.92.92.06 call center but above all through Internet.
The name of Traghettionline.net has spread for the excellent service offered to customers both in terms of rapid reply and assistance.

Strong points of Traghettionline.net on the web:
You can operate on one single search engine only giving full information in real time on routes, timetables and costs for all the companies.
Possibility of booking by Internet, on your own, selecting all the possible options and receiving a ticket fax valid for going on board.
Possibility of booking Mediterranean ferries from all parts of the world, organizing your journey in the best way and certain of being able to rely on the service.

The Travel Agencies are taking off with traghettionline.net!

Traghettionline.net has created an affiliation system where Travel Agencies can earn a commission without even lifting a finger!
The affiliation system regards online selling and the agency’s customer can book their ferry passage directly, without having to relate to the agency. This is made possible by a link created from the agency’s site to www.traghettionline.net site: the customers enter the agency site, click on the ferry button and automatically enter the traghettionline.net booking page, without even knowing it; then they carry on with the booking process selecting all the passage options and, at the end, they pay by credit card and receive the ticket fax directly at their address. When the customer enter the traghettionline.net site through the agency site, the system recognize the source and relevant commissions are assigned to the agency.
The advantages for the agencies are clear: wherever they may be in the world they can always offer their customers the possibility to book ferries in the Mediterranean. It is a safe and effective system to gain a profit without even having to open up a file.
Internet creates virtual closeness but Traghettionline makes closeness a reality.
Company: Traghettionline.net
Contact Name: Laura Ferro
Contact Email: ferro@cemar.it
Contact Phone: +39 010 5731 760

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