Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada Signs On with accesso
Canada’s Largest Indoor Aquarium Second Venue to Integrate accesso Passport® eCommerce Platform with Siriusware Salespoint Solution
ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — accesso(®) Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, has signed a three-year agreement with Ripley’s Entertainment, a global leader in family entertainment, to feature the accesso Passport eCommerce platform at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto.
Canada’s largest indoor aquarium is the second venue to leverage the integration between the accesso Passport eCommerce platform and Siriusware’s Salespoint Solution, which provides a point of sale and ticketing system for the attraction.
accesso acquired Siriusware in December 2013.
“This agreement illustrates the highly complementary nature of Accesso Passport and Siriusware Salespoint Solutions, and demonstrates the potential for us to unlock even greater value in our traditional attractions market,” said accesso CEO, Tom Burnet.
accesso(®) Technology Group: about us
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 Passport(®) 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 paymentsOur 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 lineSince 2001 over nine million guests have used the patented accesso LoQueue(SM) 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 engagementaccesso 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.
Over 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.
About Ripley’s Entertainment
Started in 1918, Ripley Entertainment is one of the largest and fastest growing chain of amusement attraction companies in the world. They appeal to families and people of all ages with entertainment attractions around the world including Believe It or Not! Museums, Guinness World Record Museums, Louis Tussaud’s Wax Museums, world-class aquariums, 3D moving theatres, Haunted Adventures and many more.
About Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is Canada’s largest indoor aquarium located in the heart of downtown Toronto and is home to over 13,500 exotic sea and freshwater specimens from more than 450 species. The aquarium features several aquatic exhibits, including a walk-through tank and houses 5.7 million liters of marine and freshwater habitats from across the world.