Even More Flexible Cruising!

Friday 10.AUG.2012

A recent CarRes enhancement now supports more flexible cruise programs featuring a combination of sea and land arrangements.  The new functionality allows cabins to be reserved throughout the whole cruise despite the passenger choosing to disembark and travel an intermediate leg overland.

Passengers may spend time ashore while the ferry continues on to the next port.  On its return the passengers can return to their original cabins, kept reserved for them whilst ashore, avoiding the inconvenience of having to pack ...

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Greater flexibility to configure boarding cards and tickets

Friday 03.AUG.2012

CarRes now offers greater flexibility in terms of configuration and content of your boarding cards and tickets. Up to now, the system has allowed you to dynamically control passenger and cabin information as well as text size, direction and position using the configuration tools within CarRes. In the latest version additional services such as meals, drinks and other pre-paid services can be printed on the boarding card and/or on separate vouchers.

Customer Ånedin Linjen is currently using this functionality to print ...

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Book your sail cruise on the internet!

Friday 29.JUN.2012

As the first of the tall ship operators, the three mast Sk/S Christian Radich, built 1937,  is now available for booking on the internet. You can book both longer cruises along the Norwegian coast, as well as short day trips in the Norwegian fjords. An easy-to-use and intuitive cruise menu with a calendar guides you to find the right cruise for you. Additional nights can be added to the booking before or after the departure, when the ship is ...

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New functionality for promotional codes

Thursday 21.JUN.2012

There is now new functionality available to support the use of promotional codes with a flexible and dynamic rule structure where you control the discount to be calculated. The promotion can be a general promotion code, which can be used on any Product allowing the promotion, or it can be limited to certain customers.

Promotion codes can be issued as discount coupons for individual customers and will be registered on their customer account and be controlled if they can be ...

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New web features for Hy-Line

Friday 25.MAY.2012

This week Hy-Line has launched some exciting new CarRes features on their web-site.

  • Clients are now able to book and pay for their own sightseeing tours – Take a look at: https://hylinetickets.com/Sight.
  • In addition bookings can now be modified using the booking number and a password provided with the confirmation.
  • And finally, for their regular commuter travellers, Hy-Line has launched a new tool to allow them to make and modify ferry bookings, purchase electronic ticket ...
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Welcome your customers by SMS

Friday 11 May 2012

A new feature has arrived in the latest release of CarRes, which is now available to all our clients.

You can now schedule a text message to be sent to passengers’ mobile phones at a specific time prior to their scheduled sailing.

The message can be generated in the customer’s language and can contain check-in and port information relevant to the journey. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to tell all your customers who have agreed to get ...

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Another successful Shippax conference

Friday 4 May 2012

Another successful Shippax Ferry Shipping Conference was held last week onboard the Tallink ferry Baltic Queen during her sailing from Stockholm to Tallinn and return. We were very happy to act as main sponsors again and enjoyed an inspiring program and a lot of networking opportunities with ferry friends from all over the world. The doom and gloom messages on the state of the industry on day one was ...

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