SOURCE: Exalead

November 10, 2009 07:10 ET

Exalead to Demonstrate Smart Search Solution for Travel and Leisure at PhoCusWright Conference Travel Innovation Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2009) - Exalead, a global leader of information access solutions and search-based applications for the enterprise and on the web, today announced that it will demonstrate its Smart Search solution for Travel and Leisure at The PhoCusWright Conference Travel Innovation Summit. Exalead's Smart Search enables Travel and Leisure web sites to provide highly personalized and relevant advertising, promotions and information content to consumers at a modest cost. Consumers gain a more trusted, more relevant travel planning and booking experience. Travel and Leisure enterprises gain increased repeat traffic, higher conversion rates and increased revenue. Smart Search is based upon Exalead's industry leading CloudView search- and semantics-based application development platform.

"We're demonstrating what we think is a game-changing approach to personalizing on-line travel arrangements," said Paul Doscher, CEO of Exalead. "With Smart Search, we provide consumers with a 'my travel agent' experience even though they are interacting with a web site. For example, a trip could be based on an event like a New York Giants football game and Smart Search would recommend travel, accommodations, dining and complementary attractions."


   WHAT:   The Travel Innovation Summit is a forum where the next wave of
           innovation in the travel industry will demonstrate applications,
           mobile technology and solutions that significantly impact travel
           planning, purchasing and memorializing. An audience of
           influential travel professionals will judge the innovators in
           real-time.

   WHEN:   Tuesday, November 17, 2009.

   WHERE:  Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate • Orlando, FL United States


People interested in registering for the PhoCusWright conference can do so at http://www.phocuswright.com/the_phocuswright_conference_information.

About Exalead

Founded in 2000 by search engine pioneers, Exalead® is a global software provider in the enterprise and Web information access solution markets. Exalead's worldwide client base includes leading companies such as PricewaterhouseCooper, ViaMichelin, GEFCO, American Greetings and Sanofi Pasteur, and more than 100 million unique users a month use Exalead's technology for search. Today, Exalead is reshaping the digital content landscape with a platform, Exalead CloudView™, that uses advanced semantic technologies to bring structure, meaning and accessibility to previously unused or under-utilized data in the disparate, heterogeneous enterprise information cloud. The system collects data from virtually any source, in any format, and transforms it into structured, pervasive, contextualized building blocks of business information that can be directly searched and queried, or used as the foundation for a new breed of lean, innovative information access solutions.

Exalead is an operating unit of Qualis, an international holding company, with offices in Paris, San Francisco, Glasgow, Milan and Darmstadt. Readers who wish to gain more information about Exalead can contact (415) 230 3800 or visit www.exalead.com.

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