ORLANDO, Fla. (May 16, 2022) – accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider for attractions and venues worldwide, and ACTIVE Network – which owns and operates Resort Technology Partners (RTP) – have entered into a strategic agreement to advance the reach of the companies’ solutions tailored to the ski industry. Through this partnership, ACTIVE Network customers will benefit from “Preferred Provider” access to the award-winning accesso Passport® eCommerce ticketing suite, which powered $250+ million in revenue generation for ski operators in 2021 alone. accesso eCommerce clients will now also have the option to select the RTP | One point-of-sale resort software system – a leading solution serving the ski industry for nearly 25 years and bolstering operations for more than 100 clients around the globe – to support their on-site operations.
The fully hosted accesso Passport eCommerce ticketing suite provides an intuitive, easy-to-use eCommerce experience for guests, available at their fingertips via desktop, tablet or mobile device. Led by robust mobile commerce features, the accesso Passport eCommerce suite empowers operators to easily deploy revenue-driving up-sell and cross-sell opportunities across a guest’s entire online purchasing journey. Guests are empowered to plan out their day in full and with ease – from selecting their tickets and pre-purchasing parking passes, to mapping out equipment rentals, dining packages and more. Through this two-year agreement, accesso Passport will be offered to ACTIVE Network clients as a “Preferred Provider” solution for their eCommerce ticketing needs.
“The full resort functionality offered by our RTP | One platform is the perfect complement to the dynamic Accesso Passport eCommerce ticketing solution, and we are pleased to deliver this powerful combination to our valued clients,” said ACTIVE Network President Andrea Facini. “We look forward to sharing the multifaceted RTP | One platform with Accesso’s global network.”
The RTP | One point-of-sale ticketing solution delivers an optimized on-site experience for guests while empowering operators to heighten guest engagement, maximize on-site revenue and enhance the overall experience. The best-in-class software system combines point-of-sale, on-site ticketing & activity management, RFID access control, equipment rental management, retail merchandise and F&B, and lesson management all on one, simplified platform, empowering ski areas to streamline operations and simplify the selling process. RTP | One facilitates strategic promotion opportunities throughout a guest’s time on site, as well as cashless payments, allowing operators to build incremental revenue while personalizing the guest experience. The system’s open API connection delivers maximum flexibility and customization, and its native business intelligence platform provides effective insights to inform marketing and operations.
“We are excited to be offered as the Preferred Provider of eCommerce ticketing to ACTIVE Network’s portfolio of clients,” said Steve Brown, accesso CEO. “Through this partnership, we look forward to expanding the reach of our world-class eCommerce solution while making the powerful RTP | One platform available to our partners around the world.”
accesso Technology Group plc
At accesso, we believe technology has the power to redefine the guest experience. Our patented and award-winning solutions drive increased revenue for attractions operators while improving the guest experience. Currently serving over 1,000 venues in 30 countries around the globe, accesso’s solutions help our clients streamline operations, generate increased revenues, improve guest satisfaction, and harness the power of data to educate business and marketing decisions.
accesso invests heavily in research and development because our industries demand it, our clients benefit from it and it makes a positive impact on the guest experience.
Our commitment to improving the guest experience and helping our clients increase revenue is the core of our business. Our technology solutions allow venues to increase the volume and range of on- and off-site spending, and to drive increased transaction-based revenue through cutting-edge ticketing, point-of-sale, virtual queuing, distribution and experience management software.
Many of our team members come from backgrounds working within the attractions and cultural industry. In this way, we are experienced operators who run a technology company serving attractions operators, versus a technology company that happens to serve the market. Our staff understands the day-to-day operations of managing complex venues and the challenges this creates, and together we strive to provide our clients and their guests with technology that empowers them to do more and enjoy more. From our agile development team to our dedicated client service specialists, every team member knows that their passion, integrity, commitment, teamwork and innovation are what drive our success.
About ACTIVE Network, LLC
ACTIVE Network®, a Global Payments company (NYSE: GPN), is the premier global marketplace for communities, activities and events. ACTIVE’s best-in-class SaaS platforms connect participants, community members and activity organizers to grow organizations and build better communities while offering innovative and intelligent solutions through its industry-leading data and insights platform. Founded in 1999, ACTIVE Network is headquartered in Plano, Texas, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, please visit ACTIVEnetwork.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.