Costa Rica’s travel booking platform takes milestone
LAS VEGAS, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Pure Hospitality Solutions, Inc., (OTC: PNOW) today announced that Pure Hospitality Solutions has joined the National Tourism Center of Costa Rica – giving the company an immediate opportunity to rapidly deploy, market and expand the reach of ‘Oveedia nationwide, to 6,000 term properties.
In the wake of PURE signing its first property, Tango Mar Beachfront Boutique Hotel & Villas – displaying the immediate traction of its Central American and Caribbean region specific OTA (Oveedia), the Costa National Tourism Center Rica offers PURE an opportunity that it did not have before. With approximately 6,000 hotels and vacation properties located in Costa Rica, initial access to these locations would have been much more difficult for Oveedia alone. But with PURE as a member of the Costa Rican National Tourism Center, “we can immediately start researching properties that are currently members of CANATUR; meet our pre-launch goals, ”said Melvin Pereira, President and CEO of Pure Hospitality Solutions.
Mr. Pereira continued: “CANATUR, better known as the Chamber of [Tourism] Commerce, is one of the best and most effective ways to accelerate the deployment of the Oveedia platform across the country. Much like the United States Chamber of Commerce, CANATUR offers Costa Rican business owners the opportunity to meet, network, and advocate for the country’s business community. CANATUR represents over 600 potential Oveedia clients, and we have started discussing preferred approaches to introduce Oveedia.
CANATUR (Camara Nacional de Turismo de Costa Rica) is a non-profit organization also known as the National Tourism Center, which represents the country’s private tourism industry. Founded in 1974 to promote tourism in Costa Rica, CANATUR members are private companies operating in the tourism industry.
CANATUR brings benefits unlike any other organization in the country. Being a member provides national support and security, as well as public and private representation. In addition, being a member of this chamber demonstrates the seriousness of a company; prove that it is trustworthy and legally constituted.
Pereira concluded, “We have joined this organization, not only to show that we are a real and viable company that is growing rapidly, but to facilitate national and international networking. We are building an OTA specifically for the Central American and Caribbean region and now have a strong national ally who shares our vision in part… 2015/16 online travel sales of $ 29 billion and $ 34 billion.
“We look forward to becoming a full member of CANATUR and increasing the visibility of Oveedia throughout the region.
About Pure Hospitality Solutions, Inc.
PURE provides proprietary technology, marketing solutions and branding services to hotel operators and condominium owners. The Company’s vision is to create competitive operations in the areas of (i) online marketing and online hotel reservation engine services, (ii) hotel branding and, (iii) of the ownership, operation and, in some cases, development of boutique hotels under the new, “PURE brand.