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accesso Announces Contract Win With Merlin Entertainments for Ticketing & eCommerce Solutions


accesso Technology Group plc has announced a contract win with Merlin Entertainments plc.

The three year Master Service Agreement covers the accesso Passport® suite of ticketing and eCommerce solutions and will begin with a trial installation at THORPE PARK Resort.

The accesso Passport ticketing suite allows guests convenient online access to advance ticket sales across desktop computers, tablets and mobile devices at the same time supporting the operator’s onsite sales with traditional point-of-sale, mobile point-of-sale and self-service kiosks through a forward-thinking, cloud based platform that offers lower operating costs, advanced features and improved data access versus legacy software models.

Tom Burnet, accesso’s Chief Executive Officer said, “Today’s announcement is exciting news for a number of reasons.  Clearly, the most exciting aspect is the chance to extend our work with Merlin, which is home to a team that delivers outstanding park experiences in many corners of the world. To sign an agreement of this kind is a strong show of support for our innovative technology, our people and the track-record we’ve worked hard to build.

“To extend our reach into another of the world’s largest operators is a big win.  At the same time, however, today’s agreement is evidence that our plans for the acquired accesso business are working.  When we acquired the business we knew that the technology was world class and we also knew there was an opportunity to extend its reach beyond North America.   Today’s announcement is another clear signal that we can generate significant value from the strategy we’ve put in place.”

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