Hassle free technology

Thursday, 14th August 2014

Holiday Extras launch hassle-free travel app


Tweet 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 … Read more

Monday, 11th August 2014

Industry expert shares Agile UX design experience with Holiday Extras team


Tweet The team at travel company Holiday Extras welcomed Jeff Gothelf, an industry expert in Agile UX design, for three days of workshops and talks last week. Jeff Gothelf of US-based Neo Innovations, demonstrated ‘Lean UX’; a concept inspired by Lean and Agile development theories. The idea encourages teams to … Read more

Wednesday, 29th February 2012

HolidayExtras.com harnesses power of Heroku to reboot core business

HolidayExtras.com harnesses power of Heroku cloud PaaS

Tweet UK’s market-leader for travel add-ons uses Heroku cloud PaaS to develop new website for business with annual turnover of £200 million £1.5 million investment in hassle-free customer technology HolidayExtras.com, an established, multi-million pound UK travel business, has moved to the new Heroku cloud PaaS “Cedar Stack” to drive forward … Read more

Wednesday, 22nd February 2012

Agents can now book ancillary products in less than a minute

HolidayExtras.com's IT development team

Tweet 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 … Read more

Wednesday, 15th February 2012

Amazon Web Services features HolidayExtras.com cloud move

HolidayExtras.com moves to AWS

Tweet Read about HolidayExtras.com’s move to the cloud with Amazon Web Services. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Wednesday, 18th January 2012

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

Felix Geisendörfer

Tweet 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 … Read more

Wednesday, 18th January 2012

Triton interview with Holiday Extras


Tweet Iqbal Gorewalla at Triton interview with Phillip Carrington at Holiday Extras. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Wednesday, 18th January 2012

IBM Case Study – Holiday Extras grows its business with DB2


Tweet 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, … Read more

Monday, 5th December 2011

HolidayExtras.com moves to the cloud

HolidayExtras.com migrates infrastructure to the cloud

Tweet 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 … Read more