|[November 27, 2012]
Grupo Transhotel Relies on CDNetworks' Dynamic Web Acceleration to Speed Online Booking Platform and Consolidate International Growth
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
the only multinational content delivery network with local expertise and
infrastructure inside Mainland China and across six continents, is
helping Spain-based Grupo
Transhotel support global delivery and increased availability of its
online booking system used daily by 50,000 travel businesses worldwide.
The company's growth and international expansion, especially in Asia, as
well as its need to maintain consistent quality of service for customers
were drivers in selecting the CDNetworks Dynamic
"The Asian market is becoming very important to us, and we needed to
count on a company that could support us as we set up new strategies and
plans to consolidate our international activities," said Francisco
Javier Diéguez, Architecture and Infrastructure Manager of Transhotel.
Following rapid business growth in Asia, Grupo Transhotel chose
CDNetworks to replace its existing CDN provider, citing the ability to
guarantee speed and availability o its online TOR booking platform for
hotel rooms and travel services, which is integrated into thousands of
The support and flexibility of the CDNetworks offering has ensured fast
and uninterrupted access to the Grupo Transhotel TOR System Advanced
booking platform, supporting the average daily 3.4 million enquiries
made by travel agencies across the world.
"We just could not allow our service to be hampered by speed or latency
problems; we wanted to maintain our high levels of service and ensure
that we didn't put our business and that of our clients at risk," adds
With 94% of Grupo Transhotel's business being carried out via the TOR
System Advanced booking platform, CDNetworks' knowledge of powering
global e-commerce sites as well as its global Points of Presence (PoPs)
in target markets strongly contributed to the decision to change CDN
"We chose CDNetworks because of its reputation of being able to get into
distant and developing markets. Given its expertise of the Asian market
and in particular China, the decision to work with them was an easy
one," concludes Diéguez.
About Grupo Transhotel
Transhotel is a global travel service provider based in Madrid (Spain).
Grupo Transhotel consists of 6 brands related to the tourism sector. The
company has more than 700 professionals working towards the main goal of
offering its portfolio of more than 60,000 hotels and all types of
services throughout the world for 78,800 travel agencies worldwide.
It provides a new concept in Service and always with the latest
technology, offering the best solutions for professionals within the
All of the Grupo's brands offer real solutions to professionals in the
tourism industry in their different areas of activity.
For more information on Grupo Transhotel visit http://www.transhotel.com.
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