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LEGOLAND Windsor Adding Smartphone-based Queuing
LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, has signed an agreement to install its patented smartphone-based queuing solution Qsmart - at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort: a part of Merlin Entertainments Group, the world's second largest visitor attraction operator. The agreement also extends the terms of accesso's existing contract with the park for the support of Qbot, the company's handheld virtual queuing system, for an additional three years.
An exciting evolution of the award-winning accesso LoQueue virtual queuing technology, Qsmart puts virtual queuing onto a smartphone-optimized mobile website and combines it with mobile payment features. The innovative Cloud-based solution will be installed LEGOLAND Windsor Resort in time for the 2014 season.
"LEGOLAND Windsor is the third park to expand its agreement with us to pair Qsmart with their existing Qbot system," said Tom Burnet, accesso CEO. "For us, this decision demonstrates another important vote of confidence in the value and capability of our technology and we are very pleased to be extending and expanding our relationship with both LEGOLAND Windsor and Merlin Entertainments."
About accesso Technology Group
accesso (AIM: ACSO) is the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry. Our patented and award-winning solutions drive increased revenue for attraction operators by significantly improving the most important part of an attraction visit: the guest experience. Our solutions add value to operators at every point in the guest journey:
- We drive attendance
The accesso PassportSM ticketing suite is a comprehensive, easy-to-use cloud solution that processes many millions of ticket and season passes every year, enabling operators to maximize up-sell and cross-sell with ease to drive greater revenue.
- We handle payments
Our payment gateway carries level 1 PCI security certification and 24/7 support. It provides the tools, security and support operators need to drive sales and has so far processed more than $5 billion in transactions.
- We take guests out of line
Since 2001 over nine million guests have used a patented accesso LoQueueSM solution to queue less, ride more, enjoy a better experience and increase their in-attraction spend.
- We simplify point-of-sale
We offer a comprehensive point-of-sale solution through software modules combine ticketing, membership, retail, food/beverage transactions, rentals, credit card processing and many other functions into in a single system eliminating the need for separate systems and databases.
- We increase engagement
accesso enables operators to engage more deeply and profitably with guests: pre-sale, in-attraction or post-visit. Our mobile apps have provided more than 2.75 million people with rich iOS and Android content to better plan their visit, buy their ticket on-the-go and unlock new experiences within an attraction.
More than 400 attractions worldwide currently employ accesso technology from theme parks, to water parks, cultural attractions and sporting events ski and snow parks. We are proud that our solutions are trusted by the majority of the leading names in the leisure industry, including Six Flags Entertainment, Cedar Fair Entertainment Merlin Entertainments, International Speedway Corporation, Palace Entertainment, Compagnie des Alpes, and Herschend Family Entertainment.
accesso is a public company, listed on AIM: a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.
For more information visit www.accesso.com.
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