GuestLogix, Inc., the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology solutions to airlines and the passenger travel industry, today announced the recipients of this year's POSie Awards at the fourth annual GuestLogix User Group Conference. The POSie Awards recognize the year's best in onboard retail innovation and excellence and are presented to customers who are doing business in new and innovative ways with GuestLogix products and services.
"The GuestLogix POSie Awards recognize some of the most innovative airlines and rail companies in the global passenger travel industry today," said GuestLogix Executive Vice President Brett Proud. "We congratulate all of our nominees and are proud to recognize Alaska, Frontier and WestJet for their efforts in leveraging our leading onboard retail solution to enhance passenger experience and grow their business."
This year's POSie categories, recipients and nominees are as follows:
Highest Revenue per Flight for a Buy on board Program
This award measures an airline's onboard sales performance compared with the previous year.
Winner: Alaska Airlines for their continued higher than average revenues per flight
Nominees: Ryanair, United Airlines, US Airways, WestJet Airlines
Most Innovative Use of a POS Solution
This award recognizes companies that have deployed a POS solution in innovative ways onboard the aircraft.
Winner: Frontier Airlines for their onboard fundraising programs
Nominees: Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, East Coast Main Line, Garuda Indonesia
Best Onboard Merchandising Strategy
This award recognizes organizations that have created new onboard retail initiatives that have made a significant impact to their business.
Winner: WestJet Airlines for their unique selection of onboard offerings
Nominees: Eurostar, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Ryanair
Photos of this year's POSie recipients are available at guestlogixusergroupconference.com/.
GuestLogix, Inc. (guestlogix.com), the leading global provider of onboard store technology and merchandising solutions, helps airlines and other travel operators create, manage, and control onboard retail environments tailored to their needs and their passengers. GuestLogix brings a decade of expertise as a trusted onboard transaction processing partner to airlines around the world. The Company's global headquarters and centre for product innovation is located in Toronto, Canada with regional head offices located in Dallas, Texas (serving Americas) London, UK (serving EMEA), and Hong Kong (serving Asia-Pacific). Sales and support offices are located in Singapore and Shanghai. Logistics centres are situated in Toronto, Dallas, London and Seoul with a software development centre located in India. In September 2012, GuestLogix acquired U.K.-based onboard retail technology provider Initium Onboard with clients in Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
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