Enables monetization with over 525,000 hotel properties in 205 countries through Poynt App and Poynt-Enabled SDK
TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Sprylogics International Corp. ("Sprylogics") (TSXV: SPY), a technology provider of local mobile search and messaging solutions for consumers and businesses has signed an affiliate agreement with Booking.com, the world's number one online website for booking hotels and other accommodations to integrate Booking.com's extensive hotel data into Sprylogics' Poynt App and Poynt-Enabled SDK.
Booking.com has detailed information on over 500,000 hotels and other accommodation properties in 205 countries and includes over 65,000 unique destinations. In addition, Poynt users will be able access over 28 million guest reviews when searching to find and book the best accommodations available all without leaving the App. Features include last minute, secret and value deals, details of amenities, and the world's biggest data base of hotels, apartments, hostels, B&B's, campsites and more. Users will be able to complete fast and secure bookings directly from their Smartphone.
"We look forward to offering Booking.com's accommodations data and booking process in Poynt's local mobile search products. This integration expands the consumer experience of millions of mobile users that are interacting with the Poynt App and Poynt Enabled SDK. With Booking.com, Sprylogics continues bringing the best local search data to our Poynt users and Poynt-Enabled partners," says Marvin Igelman, CEO of Sprylogics. "This world class and extensive local content enhances our search functionality with a new Hotel icon and is a catalyst for user transactions and multiple revenue opportunities."
Sprylogics aggregates content that ranges across the most commonly used searched subjects (hotels, restaurants, movies, coupons, events, businesses, people, video and weather), enabling users to discover, view, discuss, share movies, restaurants, videos, make reservations, find the lowest gas prices, save with local offers, book events, add to their calendar, all "without leaving the app."
Booking.com B.V., part of the Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), owns and operates Booking.com™, the world leader in booking accommodations online. Each day, over 700,000 room nights are reserved on Booking.com. The Booking.com website and apps attract visitors from both the leisure and business sectors worldwide.
Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. guarantees the best prices for any type of property, from small, family-run bed and breakfasts to executive apartments and five-star luxury suites. Independent accommodations are also specifically a focus of Villas.com, a sister site recently launched by Booking.com. Truly international, Booking.com is available in more than 40 languages, and offers over 525,000 properties in 205 countries. Booking.com B.V. is based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and is supported internationally by 135 offices in over 50 countries around the world.
Sprylogics International Corp. enables telecom operators, messaging and mobile application providers to introduce new revenue streams into their apps with its "Poynt-Enabled" SDK. "Poynt-Enabled" brings monetization related to the user's search intent, while increasing loyalty, engagement and usage activity levels. Sprylogics semantically aggregates and distributes useful local content by making it searchable via its patented geographical and contextual targeting technology.
Sprylogics also markets Poynt, an award winning, all-in-one mobile local search App that has garnered over 20 million downloads. Both products have a common focus on enhancing the mobile user experience, enabling users to do more "without leaving the app", while monetizing via local search results and transactions.
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