accesso® Partners with Village Roadshow Theme Parks to Provide Streamlined Ticketing Solution
Thursday, September 14, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla.,Sept. 14, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets, has announced a five-year agreement with Village Roadshow Theme Parks,Australia'slargest theme park operator, to install the accesso Passportticketing suite at Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet'n'Wild Sydney, Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast, Paradise Country and Sea World (Australia).
The addition of the accesso Passportticketing suite will provide guests with more simplified and convenient access to Village Roadshow Theme Parks, where they can enjoy some of the most thrilling entertainment, rides and slides available anywhere in the world. The Village Roadshow Theme Parks properties will utilize the accesso Passport ticketing suite, from admissions and reservations, to eCommerce and much more. The platform will go live in spring 2018.
The addition of the accesso Passportproduct suite follows the installation of QbandSM, an accesso LoQueueSM virtual queuing solution, at Wet'n'Wild Sydney in 2016.
"As Australia's leading theme park operator, we are always looking for new ways to improve the guest experience and drive revenue," saidAdrian Karzon, Head of Information Technology for Village Roadshow Theme Parks. "By expanding on our partnership with Accesso, we look forward to streamlining our ticketing and eCommerce operations to ensure that our guests have an enjoyable experience from the moment they purchase their tickets and throughout their visit."
The accesso Passport ticketing suite provides a comprehensive, secure and fully-hosted online shopping experience seamlessly across desktop, tablet and mobile devices for advanced ticket and product sales, as well as flexible payment options for onsite ticket and season pass purchases. The platform's eCommerce solution allows operators to drive revenue by dynamically configuring up-sell and cross-sell products and messaging throughout the purchasing process.
"We are thrilled to expand upon our relationship with Village Roadshow Theme Parks and look forward to further growing Accesso's presence inAustralia," saidSteve Brown,accessoCEO. "This agreement illustrates Village Roadshow Theme Parks' continued confidence in our suite of solutions and their commitment to crafting a truly unforgettable experience for their guests."
About accesso Technology Group
accesso(AIM: ACSO) is the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets. Our patented and award-winning technology solutions drive increased revenue for attraction operators while improving the guest experience.
Our solutions add value to operators at every point of the guest experience with our technology facilitating the key points of contact with their many millions of guests.
We drive attendance
The accesso Passport® and accesso ShoWareSM ticketing suites are comprehensive, easy-to-use cloud solutions that process tens of millions of tickets every year for assigned seat and general admission venues, enabling operators to maximize up-sell and cross-sell with ease to drive greater revenue.
We handle payments
Our 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 billionin transactions.
We take guests out of line
Since 2001 more than 11 million guests have used a patented accesso LoQueuesolution to queue less, ride more, enjoy a better experience and increase in-attraction spend.
We simplify point-of-sale
Our accesso SiriuswareSM point-of-sale solution offers software modules that combine ticketing, membership, retail, food/beverage transactions, rentals, credit card processing and many other functions into a single system eliminating the need for separate systems and databases.
More than 1,000 attractions and venues worldwide currently employ accesso technology – from theme parks, water parks, cultural attractions, live performance venues and sporting events to ski and snow parks. We are proud that the majority of the leading names in the leisure industry including Six Flags Entertainment, Cedar Fair Entertainment, Merlin Entertainments, Mammoth Mountain,Washington StateFair, Palace Entertainment, National Aquarium and Peak Resorts, trust our solutions.
accesso is a public company, listed on AIM: a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. For more information visit:www.accesso.com.
About Village Roadshow Theme Parks
Part of Village Roadshow Limited, a leading international entertainment and media company, Village Roadshow Theme Parks (VRTP) is an international theme park operator with operations inAustralia,the United StatesandChina. The Company isAustralia'slargest theme park operator with Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World, Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast, Paradise Country, Australian Outback Spectacular, Village Roadshow Studios, Sea World Resort and the country's newest theme park Wet'n'Wild Sydney. Inthe United States, VRTP is the majority owner and operator of Wet'n'Wild Las Vegas inNevada. In addition, VRTP is currently advising on design and construction on theme parks inChinaandSouth East Asia. VRTP will subsequently operate these parks under a management agreement.