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ENGLEWOOD, CO, United States, via ETELIGIS INC., 02/10/2015 – – Puget Technologies, Inc. (“the Company”) (OTCQB: PUGE), announced today that its travel division has signed a distribution agreement with RoomsXML, a leading online accommodation provider based in India. Under the terms of the contract, Puget Technologies will resell RoomsXML’s entire inventory of more than 80,000 hotels located in 1,000 destinations worldwide. Hotels include international chains such as Best Western, Cendant, Carlson, Hilton, Hyatt, Intercontinental, LaQuinta, Marriott, Starwood, and more.
According to the research firm Phocuswright, online booking revenue increased 9.2%, three times the growth rate of travel spending, in the last year. This growth is attributed to an influx of online travel consumers in developing countries. Larson Elmore, CEO and President of Puget Technologies, said, “As a strategic partner, RoomsXML enables us to broaden our product offerings and reach a greater number of travelers seeking to book travel online.”
Elmore continued, “Our travel division’s proprietary technology can easily integrate online accommodation offerings, such as those provided by RoomsXML, into existing air, ground transportation, and tourism activities. This creates a one-stop shopping experience for our customers that make online searching and booking of travel packages quick and easy. With our preferred provider relationships, we also can pass our savings directly on to the consumer with the best competitive rates. We expect this distribution agreement to attract sales in emerging and developed markets.”
RoomsXML supplies XML feeds exclusively to the travel trade industry. As an innovator in online accommodation distribution, RoomsXML offers robust technology, de-duplicated inventory, dependable 24×7 global support, and competitive net rates. As of February 2015, the company had 80,629 global properties which were ranked 3-star and higher. Based in India, RoomsXML was selected as one of the country’s top 100 small to mid-sized enterprises of 2014 by Dun & Bradstreet. RoomsXML also has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Ukraine. For more information, visit www.RoomsXML.com.
About Puget Technologies, Inc.
Puget Technologies is a diversified holdings and technology company targeting acquisitions with significant growth potential. The Company’s first acquisition of an online travel technology firm is being leveraged to attract other merger and acquisition candidates in the online travel industry. In addition, the Company is evaluating leading-edge technologies that are ready for rapid commercialization. Puget Technologies’ multi-discipline approach is designed to reduce risk exposure, generate multiple revenue streams, and help private companies in various industries to accelerate funding timelines. For more information, visit www.PugetTechInc.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain as they are based on current expectations and assumptions concerning future events or future performance of the company. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are only predictions and speak only as of the date hereof. In evaluating such statements, prospective investors should review carefully various risks and uncertainties identified in this release and matters set in the company’s SEC filings. These risks and uncertainties could cause the company’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements.
Larson Elmore, CEO
Puget Technologies, Inc.
Phone: (303) 524-1110
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