OpenJaw Technologies establishes subsidiary in Madrid

Posted: November 25th, 2005

New Regional Manager appointed for Iberian and Latin American markets

Dublin, Ireland – 25 November 2005

OpenJaw Technologies, the leading provider of XML technology to the travel industry, today announced the establishment of a Spanish subsidiary, OpenJaw Technologies Iberica, to serve its expanding business in the Spanish, Portuguese and South American Markets. Newly appointed Regional Manager, Ricardo Navarro Ales, will head the new company, which will have offices in Madrid.

Announcing the launch, John Mc Quillan, OpenJaw’s CEO said: “Ricardo is a great addition to OpenJaw. His abilities and background will enable him to provide a wide range of services to our customers in these markets and this should result in even greater sales for OpenJaw”.

Regional Manager Ricardo Navarro Ales continued: “Spain is the second largest tourist destination in the world, and home to many of its largest travel companies. Together with Portugal and South America, this market offers an exciting opportunity for OpenJaw. We feel we have a compelling technology offering for travel companies in this rapidly changing market. OpenJaw’s suite of advanced, standards-based products will enable them to better manage these market changes and implement new distribution, connectivity and dynamic packaging strategies.”

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; xLocation: a location data and hierarchy management application; xHotel: a content, mapping and inventory management system for accommodation and xEvent: a content and inventory management system for events and destination activities.

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

OpenJaw Technologies is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with a regional office in Madrid, Spain.

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

For more information about OpenJaw Technologies Iberica, please contact:
Ricardo Navarro Ales
Regional Manager
tel: +34 911 853132
fax: +34 911 853111