Strategic Partners

While Simpleview was built on innovation, we also recognize when to partner with another great company and not re-invent the wheel. Over the years, we've chosen to collaborate with a handful of strategic partners to create optimum value to our clients.

Advanced Reservation Systems Inc. (aRes Travel)
Advanced Reservation Systems Inc. (ARES) is a leader in electronic travel reservation technology. Their private-label booking engine features the ability for consumers to book hotel reservations, dynamic packages, airline tickets and car rentals and offers print@home ticketing for attractions, activities and tours. Their proprietary reservations and ticketing software is designed specifically for the DMO market, enabling DMOs to customize exactly which products to offer, how to display and feature them and even how to rank them. 
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Arena Destination Benchmarking
Developed in collaboration with destination marketing professionals through a global advisory group, Arena allows you to compare your performance to that of other destination marketing organizations (DMOs) across more than 100 metrics, including measures for meetings sales, leisure marketing, website traffic, social media and more.
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Barberstock
Barberstock is your solution to manage, organize and distribute all your DMO's creative assets. From your HD video B-roll to your print ready photography, your media-rich library will now be accessible globally, through our cloud based Digital Asset Management system. Build exclusively for destination marketers, Barberstock's simple and affordable approach to asset management has made it the fastest growing solution available to the travel marketing industry today.
 
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Certified Tourism AmbassadorTM Program (CTA) by Mickey Schaefer & Associates
Tucson-based Mickey Schaefer & Associates provide a variety of innovative consulting services that focus on guiding the strategic direction of the meetings industry, tourism and associations. MSA consults with over 90 DMOs on strategic planning and visioning; organizational structure; customer advisory boards; destination marketing; and community-wide stakeholder alignment to live the brand and drive tourism by Enhancing the Visitor ExperienceTM on the frontline through the Certified Tourism AmbassadorTM Program (e.g. John Doe, CTA).  Over 7,500 CTAs strong and growing.
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Commotion Studios
Commotion Studios is a multimedia production company with a unique mix of experience and technical skill to help bring DMO content and destination information to life through video, audio and photography. Recent projects have included destination sales and promotional videos, as well as 360 degree photo tours. Commotion Studios has worked with simpleview for over 5 years providing their expertise and helping to produce The Annual simpleview Summit.
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Destination Analysts
Destination Analysts Inc. is a San Francisco-based marketing research firm specializing in the travel and tourism industry. Founded by convention and visitor bureau veterans in 2003, the company aims to provide destination marketing organizations with affordable marketing intelligence so that they may maintain effective tourism marketing and advertising strategies. Destination Analysts offers an unrivaled expertise in destination marketing research, with its key staff members having pioneered numerous economic impact and tourism marketing program conversion methodologies.
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Distribion
Distribion is a leading provider of web-based software that allows marketers to manage the complex needs of distributed marketing organizations through a single integrated platform. Corporate and local marketers, field sales and marketing partners can efficiently create, store, localize, manage and measure marketing communications across channels. Leading companies across multiple industries use Distribion's web-based tools, including AT&T, Dairy Queen, ING Group, Motorola and Time Warner Cable.
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empowerMINT.com
As the world's largest and most reliable resource for official destination marketing organizations (DMOs), Destination Marketing Association International is dedicated to improving the effectiveness of over 2,800 professionals from nearly 600 destination marketing organizations in 28 countries. empowerMINT.com is the DMO industry's first collective portal of meeting destinations, which simplifies the search for where planners want to meet, and the industry's exclusive database of post-event reports. Subscribing DMOs have the power of the industry's first-ever lead generation and sales network at their fingertips. 
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ExactTarget
ExactTarget is a leading global provider of on-demand email and one-to-one marketing solutions. The company's software-as-a-service technology provides organizations a single platform to connect with customers via triggered and transactional email, integrated text messaging, voice messaging, landing pages and social media. 

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FlightView
Give your website and mobile website visitors quick access to the latest flight information, enhance your site content, and increase new and returned visits with FlightView Web Content. Site visitors enjoy tracking flights as their loved ones travel, as well as checking airport delays and air traffic. Timely, easily understood air travel information lets your site visitors plan proactively - whether deciding when to leave for the airport, learning how airport delays around the country could affect their travel plans, or estimating when the grandkids' plane will arrive.
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Google Maps
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Integrated with DMO content, Google Maps give visitors all of the tools already familiar through the company's online maps site. 

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Get Smart Content
Get Smart Content enables DMO's to talk about the attributes of their destination in the context of what is important to the visitor. Dynamic or personalized content is simple and easy for your marketing team to implement. Your destination can use Smart Content to engage travelers, meeting planners, and in-market visitors with relevant content resulting in an increase in Visitors Guide requests, email sign-ups, and on-site conversions.  
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JackRabbit Systems (BookDirect)
JackRabbit Systems has developed a unique booking solution product, a BookDirect Engine, that allows DMO's to provide booking engine functionality on their sites while redirecting their visitors to facilitate a direct reservation with their lodging and/or attraction/event partners.   This direct-booking technology helps lodgings, events and attractions eliminate and/or lower booking fees and commissions, while still maintaining the booking functionality users expect from a destination site.  The company currently works with over 200 DMOs and over 20,000 lodgings throughout their BookDirect network. 
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MeetingBroker by Newmarket International
Newmarket International Inc. is the leader in delivering market intelligence, group distribution, sales and event execution software solutions to the global hospitality and entertainment industries. Newmarket International's suite of business solutions can be found in hotels, casinos, restaurants, visitor bureaus, stadiums, meeting arenas and convention centers throughout the world. Newmarket International is headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with international offices in London, Shanghai and Singapore.
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MeetingMax Online Housing System
The Meetingmax online housing system is the convention bureau's name brand in reservation systems. As the exclusive housing partner to simpleview, your bureau can access the latest technology to make online housing as easy as possible for your hotels, planners and event attendees. Employing online housing means your destination is serious about group business and economic impact tracking is paramount. Additionally, online housing has specific revenue generator opportunities built right into it allowing your destination to create new revenue streams.
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Priceline Partner Network

(PPN) Priceline Partner Network is a highly customizable private label affiliate network featuring hotel, car, air and dynamic packaging products with a user interface designed for high conversions and increased earnings. Priceline offers the highest revenue share plans to destinations and the ability to filter results to show only member hotels. While other companies scale back service, PPN believes in providing partner support that destination staff members expect and deserve. Our partners brag on us by saying we provide "back in the day service" with technology and foresight that reaches into the future.

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Regatta Travel Solutions
Regatta Travel Solutions works with DMOs to increase booking volume through their websites with a 100% performance-based model. With Regatta's new, comprehensive booking solution and tactical marketing strategies, DMOs have the flexibility to create custom booking pages for special events and destination-wide promotions, take bookings through TripAdvisor and Facebook, and measure results with pinpoint accuracy. Regatta's goals are completely aligned with the DMO and its partners; there is no upfront cost and only a low commission on bookings, plus, Regatta supports local activities and all local accommodations, including B&Bs and villas. Regatta is an Alliance Partner of DMAI.
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RUF Strategic Solutions
Ruf Strategic Solutions delivers a full suite of marketing and business intelligence solutions designed to help organizations acquire new customers and build profitable relationships with existing customers. Ruf Strategic Solutions has been helping organizations maximize the return on their marketing investment through superior customer intelligence. The company launched the first commercially available relational database, first household-level consumer clustering system and the first business clustering system using proprietary "corporate lifestyles." Ruf's unique ability to integrate vast arrays of data, technology tools and more than 32 years of expertise empowers organizations with truly actionable and measurable intelligence.


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Think! Social Media
Think! is a boutique digital marketing agency that has its roots in social media and a focus on the travel industry. Their team has worked with hundreds of DMOs, CVBs and high profile events around the world. Think!'s mission is to find the strategic intersection of the client's objectives with the target audience's consumption of online content. Then determine how to achieve those objectives through tactics that inspire, enthrall and engage. From four international offices, Think! is on the cutting edge of the 'social web' to help their clients across the world to find the people who are passionate about their destination's product offerings and to communicate in a way that draws consumers to visit. Think! Social Media has four core competencies to offer our clients: Education (workshops), Research (audits), Strategy development (digital and social) & Campaign implementation and analytical reporting.
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Travelocity
Travelocity pioneered the online travel space and continues to be the most popular travel service on the Web, giving consumers access to hundreds of airlines, thousands of hotels and cruises, last-minute vacation packages and best-in-class car rental companies, all backed by 1,000 customer service representatives staffed to provide 24-hour assistance. Travelocity has been recognized worldwide for its leadership in the online travel space and operates websites in several languages across four continents.
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TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor-branded sites make up the most popular and largest travel community in the world, with more than 32 million unique monthly visitors, 15+ million members and more than 30 million reviews and opinions. Featuring real advice from real travelers, TripAdvisor sites cover more than one million destinations, hotels, restaurants and attractions around the world. 

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TrustYou

TrustYou captures opinions from millions of comments from sources like Tripadvisor, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Yelp and more across 23 different languages so that its clients can understand and positively influence travelers' decisions.
With more than 12,000 customers in 60 countries, TrustYou's clients include individual hotels, independent boutique chains, destinations and major global brands. The company's partnerships span an impressive variety of organizations; from tech companies like Google, Trust and Micros, to destination-specific alignment with Germany and Switzerland to improve the countries' official star-rating systems for hotels.

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VisitUs
VisitUs products are designed to put our customers in the spotlight. All aspects of our Private Label Booking Engine will integrate into a Simpleview website and will maintain the look and feel of the site. The booking process takes place on the site so the visitor never "surfs off" to other websites. The VisitUs Private Label Call Center representatives greet your guests and process reservations efficiently and courteously, as if they were at your destination. VisitUs will integrate with your Google Analytics reporting and give direct access to 44 critical reports that provide full booking data.
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