Month: January 2012

Top travel insurance award for Holiday Extras

Holiday Extras was named Best Insurance Provider, for the fourth consecutive year, at the Globe Travel Awards held last Wednesday at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. The UK’s market-leading travel add-ons company walked away with the Best Insurance gong at the glittering ceremony hosted by Travel Weekly’s Group editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley and comedian Jack Whitehall. OrganisedContinue reading

Holiday Extras and new airline jetXtra.com join forces

The UK’s market-leading travel add-ons provider has teamed up with new airline jetXtra.com to provide holidaymakers based in the North East with their award-winning, hassle-free travel insurance products. Holiday Extras and jetXtra.com have confirmed an exclusive, long-term contract to offer travel insurance via the airline’s website. jetXtra.com sells flights from Humberside to the Southern SpainContinue reading

Felix Geisendörfer

Felix Geisendörfer brings Node.js know-how to HolidayExtras.com

As part of its £0.5 million investment in hassle-free technology, HolidayExtras.com has enlisted the help of renowned Node.js expert, Felix Geisendörfer. One of the world’s top five Node.js core contributors and co-founder of web service transloadit.com, Felix is working with the UK’s market-leading travel add-ons provider as a consultant from January 2012, helping to buildContinue reading

IBM Case Study – Holiday Extras grows its business with DB2

View the Holiday Extras case study on the IBM website. “Holiday Extras implemented DB2 many years ago, and we haven’t moved from that decision because it is absolutely fit-for-purpose. DB2 has a low cost of ownership and scales well with our business.” – Nilan Peiris, Chief Marketing Technology Officer, Holiday Extras