OpenJaw Technologies powers Finland’s newest online travel agency,

Posted: November 17th, 2010

OpenJaw’s industry leading online selling platform and dynamic packaging
solution chosen to power Nordic Ferry Center’s new ecommerce venture

Dublin, Ireland & Helsinki, Finland – 17th November, 2010

OpenJaw Technologies, a leader in delivering high performance travel distribution solutions to the global travel industry, today announced that its online selling platform and dynamic packaging solution is now live on, Finland’s newest online travel agency. or “Travel Place” which is powered by OpenJaw Technologies, offers Finnish travellers inspirational and theme based holidays plus a wide range of flights, hotels, car hire, events and destination activities. Customers can also create personalised holidays online by combining flights with accommodation and car hire or purchase competitively priced holiday packages which are created using OpenJaw’s advanced dynamic packaging technology.

Commenting on the announcement, Tuomas Pajala, CEO of Nordic Ferry Center said: “For the first time in Finland, online travel shoppers are being offered the widest range of inspirational and theme based holidays through a series of landing pages and social media websites which target a diverse range of holiday makers from sports enthusiasts to shoppers. Visitors to are also offered the widest choice of inventory which is sourced from multiple suppliers which can then be combined to create tailored holiday packages to meet specific traveller needs. We partnered with OpenJaw Technologies for their industry expertise, ability to connect to multiple suppliers through their CRS independent platform and dynamic packaging technology which is ideal for our requirements now and into the future. We are currently working on the next phase of the project which will bring even more travel products and choice to our customers.”

John McQuillan, CEO of OpenJaw Technologies added: “We are delighted to have been chosen as the strategic technology partner to Nordic Ferry Center’s new ecommerce venture, Our industry leading online selling platform is providing them with a powerful solution that can dynamically package and price inventory from multiple sources for flights, hotels, cars, events and destination activities. We look forward to working with as we deliver future phases of the project.”


Notes to Editors:

About OpenJaw Technologies

OpenJaw Technologies is a leader in delivering high performance travel distribution solutions to the global travel industry. Our solutions enable the world’s leading travel companies to market, distribute and sell their online travel offerings in a differentiated way.

OpenJaw’s solution portfolio includes the xDistributor Integration Platform and Business Rules Engine that enables travel supplier integration, distribution channel management and dynamic packaging; xRez: a highly customisable Internet Booking Engine; xRezAgent: a sales and servicing platform for call centre agents; xFares: an airline web fares engine; xHotel: a content, mapping and inventory management system for accommodation and xEvent: a content and inventory management system for event tickets and destination attractions.

OpenJaw is a member and active participant of the Open Travel™ Alliance.

OpenJaw Technologies is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with regional offices in Galway, Madrid, Oslo and Dallas.

About Nordic Ferry Center & or “Travel Place” is owned and operated by Nordic Ferry Center Ltd. (NFC), a Finnish travel agency that operates several travel brands and services. The company started operations in 1998, specialising in selling ferry lines which has since expanded its destinations and services. NFC also operates a traditional tour operator business, OK-Matkat or “OK-Travel” which specialises in organising package holidays to Europe and the USA. Nordic Ferry Center is also the general sales agent for the Russian ferry operator, St. Peter Line which started its successful cruises between Helsinki and St. Petersburg in April 2010.

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For more information, contact:
Yvonne Waldron
Director of Marketing
OpenJaw Technologies Ltd.,
Station Mews, Lindsay Grove,
Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Tel: +353 (0)1 882 5444