Hassle free technology

Holiday Extras launch hassle-free travel app

Holiday Extras has now made it even easier to plan and book holiday add-ons with the launch of its free app for iOS and Android devices. The Holiday Extras App allows holidaymakers to reserve hotels and book airport parking and lounges, on the go. All reservation details can be quickly downloaded onto the device andContinue reading

HolidayExtras.com's IT development team

Agents can now book ancillary products in less than a minute

Faster, easier booking and more products available, as part of Holiday Extras’ £1.5 million investment in web technology As agents look to maximise every opportunity to generate additional revenue, Holiday Extras has announced developments to the technology powering its websites. Partners and the travel trade will now benefit from a speedier booking process and aContinue 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

HolidayExtras.com migrates infrastructure to the cloud

HolidayExtras.com moves to the cloud

UK’s market-leading travel add-ons provider more than halves IT infrastructure spend by moving to Amazon Web Services. HolidayExtras.com is celebrating a successful migration of their systems to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The business is already seeing a positive impact from the move with the new, cloud-based infrastructure reducing IT hardware spend, by more than half.Continue reading