07 February 2000
The project was to provide and support a web based online booking system with secure online payment validation and collection. P&O Irish Sea online booking system went live on 7 February 2000, having taken less than 2 months to implement.
Results (correct at time of publishing - 2001)
Initial booking revenues are on average ú22,000 per week. Bookings have steadily increased during the period. The average number of sessions per day is 7,000 and around 6,500 quotations are being processed. The online booking environment communicates interactively to a proprietary reservation system via the Entee Windows implementation of the travel industry message standard Unicorn.