Content Management Platform
ICEPortal is one of the largest content providers of travel and leisure-related visual content online. ICE Portal produces 360° virtual tours, WebShows, videos, and eBooks for the travel industry's leading suppliers (hotels, destinations, cruise lines, vacation rentals, attractions, etc.) ICE converts content to the correct size, format, category,and brands it for delivery to multiple channels in many different languages.
ICEPortal was mainly a photo and content production company seeking cutting-edge technology to change its business processes. Due to the rapid growth of its client audience, ICEPortal needed to upgrade technology, streamline content creation and management processes, and design an online platform capable of supporting growth. Akvelon proposed an entire business model to meet those needs.
We developed a solution leveraging Microsoft .NET technology along with Microsoft SQL Server. It provided a scalable, manageable, and upgradeable web platform to lay the foundation for ICEPortal's success.
This solution provides ample functionality and includes multiple features:
Following the system implementation, Akvelon signed an agreement to provide ongoing maintenance, support, and upgrades for ICEPortal. We are proud to provide 99.99% uptime for the service and 24/7 support. Benefits and Results
- eBooks (electronic versions of books, brochures, catalogues with hi-resolution images)
- Brochure Management Tool
- Invoice Manager
- Brochure Smart Links
- 360° Virtual Tours
- Live Image Manipulation
- Image Admin
- Custom Features (based on specific business needs)
- XML Interface
- Improved overall company performance.
- Subsequently, ICEPortal has grown into a visual content distribution powerhouse, providing millions of content views per day with a monthly growth of 8%.
- Increased company visibility.
- Based on the new business model, ICEPortal has established long-term partnerships with major industry players, including Orbitz, Travelocity, Priceline, Expedia, etc.
- Increased revenue.
- The advanced technology solution brought new and notable clients to ICEPortal. It helped make ICEPortal the easiest and most efficient way for hotels and resorts (such as Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, and others) to deliver their content to 30,000+ leading travel websites and search engines worldwide.