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Primehotels as World’s First to Adopt MeetingPackage.com’s Direct Integration with Oracle's Opera Sales & Catering system

MeetingPackage.com, the global marketplace for booking meeting rooms and packages, revealed today that their long-term partner, Primehotels, successfully have started implementing, as first worldwide, MeetingPackage.com’s direct integration with Oracle's Opera Sales & Catering system.

Primehotels, a privately-owned Finnish company operating unique hotels in multiple locations across Finland have successfully taken MeetingPackage.com’s direct integration of Oracle’s Opera Sales & Catering system. Working as Revenue and Distribution Manager at Primehotels, Markus Veikkolainen joined Primehotels two years ago. Since then, Markus has seen the hotel group constantly growing with new properties joining. With their latest addition, Hotel Sveitsi, Primehotels will offer another exceptional experience destination for Southern Finland.

“The online distribution and sales of meeting rooms and venues have been the next big thing in the meeting industry. Hotels have been selling hotel rooms online already for more than ten years whereas selling meeting rooms online is just coming up. When I first heard about MeetingPackage.com, I was excited because this is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of getting our meeting rooms available online, especially for the real-time availability. This is very crucial with booking and selling meeting rooms online”, says Markus Veikkolainen.

MeetingPackage.com is the first global marketplace to offer direct integration with Oracle's Opera Sales & Catering system. Used by a majority of the hotels worldwide, users of MeetingPackage.com can soon book their offsite meeting spaces directly online with transparent pricing and availability at any time. The integration of Oracle's Opera Sales & Catering system is a real sought-after solution by both customers and meeting venues and will allow venues to offer additional services to their customers, considerably increase their sales volume and allocate more time on further customer experience operations.

Veikkolainen added:” I am really proud and nicely surprised that the company being the first in the world to integrate Oracle's Opera Sales & Catering system is a Finnish company. I want to see the day where it will be possible to book all the meeting rooms and venues online; this project was huge. MeetingPackage.com did an incredible job, and now they have the opportunity to do so on a broad scale”.

The direct integration of Oracle's Opera Sales & Catering system within MeetingPackage.com’s platform confirms that MeetingPackage.com is one step closer to be the number #1 tool for searching, booking and managing offsite meetings & events globally by 2020; and will revolutionise the online sales of meeting rooms industry. MeetingPackage.com wants to be remembered as the first player in the industry to bring the sales of meeting rooms from the offline to the online world.

 

Media Contact

Joonas Ahola

CEO & Founder, MeetingPackage.com

Tel +358 50 514 3542

joonas@meetingpackage.com

 

About MeetingPackage.com

MeetingPackage.com is a Finnish startup company established in 2014. MeetingPackage.com provides companies with a single platform for searching, booking and managing meeting rooms and the related service packages. Currently, over 250,000 meeting rooms are available through MeetingPackage.com around the world. The site features ten different language versions. The CEO of MeetingPackage.com is Joonas Ahola, and the company’s head quarters are based in Helsinki, Finland.

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