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 the 2013 POSie Awards at the fifth annual GuestLogix User Group Conference held in London, UK. The POSie Awards honour the year's best in onboard retail innovation and excellence and are presented to customers who have exceptional onboard retail programs and merchandising strategies, involving the GuestLogix Solution. This year’s awards ceremony was held in Paternoster Square, next to St. Paul’s Cathedral, at the conference’s offsite Sights & Splendours Gala.
"We are very proud of all of our airline and rail operator customers, and it is with great honour that we celebrate their successes at our annual POSie Awards ceremony," said GuestLogix President & CEO, Brett Proud. "On behalf of the entire GuestLogix Team, I applaud all of our nominees and recognize Alaska Airlines, US Airways, Inflight Service Europe and United Airlines for their standout performances over the past year. We are pleased to acknowledge these customers for their ability to leverage the GuestLogix solution to enhance passenger experience and grow their ancillary revenues."
This year's POSie categories, recipients and nominees are as follows:
Highest Revenue per Passenger for a Buy on Board Program
This award measures an airline's onboard sales performance on a per passenger basis.
Winner: Alaska Airlines
Nominees: Aer Lingus, flydubai, Thomson Airways, WestJet Airlines
Most Innovative Use of the GuestLogix Solution
This award recognizes companies that have used the GuestLogix solution in innovative ways either on or off board.
Winners (tie): Inflight Service Europe & US Airways
Nominees: Alaska Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Momentum Services/Eurostar
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: United Airlines
Nominees: Cathay Pacific/Dragonair/Inflight Sales Group, Rocky Mountaineer, Southwest Airlines, US Airways
Photos of this year's POSie Award recipients, along with the list of previous winners, are available at guestlogixusergroupconference.com/.
GuestLogix, Inc. (guestlogix.com), the leading global provider of onboard store technology and merchandising solutions, brings over a decade of expertise as a trusted onboard transaction processing partner to airlines, rail operators and the passenger travel industry. GuestLogix helps its customers to create, manage, and control onboard retail environments tailored to their needs and their passengers for a truly personalized experience. The Company is partnered with global leaders in catering, duty-free and inflight entertainment, offering complete onboard retailing services to airlines and rail operators worldwide. GuestLogix' global headquarters and centre for product innovation is located in Toronto, with regional head offices located in Dallas, London and Hong Kong. More information is available at guestlogix.com
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