PRLog - May 12, 2012 - COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sunshine Holdings PLC is the Holding Company of four subsidiaries namely Swiss Biogenics Ltd, Watawala Plantations PLC, Sunshine Packaging Ltd and Sunshine Travels & Tours Ltd. Sunshine Travels & Tours manages 4 Bungalows namely Strathdon, Dhick Oya, Craig Appin & Taylor’s Hill all of which cascades architectural and historical beauty, all offering much of the atmosphere of Sri Lanka's glorious past.
Sunshine Travels, a subsidiary of Sunshine Holdings PLC, is a premier travel and tourism company dedicated in providing leisure and corporate travel services. Recently Sunshine Travels ventured into the hospitality sector with launch of boutique bungalows under the brand name Mandira. These bungalows located in the hill country offers guests an opportunity experience a style of heritage living of the colonial era. The brand blends style and elegance with comfort and personalized care to create an ambiance that allows a guest to truly unwind and relax.
The director Operations of Sunshine Travels Mr. Infiyaz Ali had this to say “Mandira bungalows was managed and operated manually and was found a challenging process. With web based OVIA now we are able to streamline the entire operation, bringing together the booking engine and the back office functionalities. OVIA will enable us to integrate with 3rd party booking engines and increase the probability of selling our rooms online for the best price. OVIA’s web based POS system coupled with the inventory module and recepe costing, will allow us to keep track of our cost and maintain profitabilty.”
ASCENSOR, a software product company having a strong background in providing web based mobile business solutions, launched OVIA – an end to end web based hotel management system in 2011. Ascensor with a team of 25 and 4 offices in Australia, Canada, Denmark and Norway is supported by the development centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
“We thank Sunshine holdings for the confidence they have exhibited and taking us on as a technology partner to provide its hotel management software. Our roadmap for OVIA hosted solution is to exploit the internet and the web capabilities to increase revenue for businesses. OVIA will evolve and continue to take businesses to new heights!”, said Sathi Sivasithamparam, CEO of Ascensor Partners.
Ascensor offers its clients the technical know-how and the efficient use of technology to gain competitive advantage by exploiting business solutions to increase revenue and customer loyalty.
OVIA is a fully fledged web based property Management System that can be easily implemented within a short time frame and automate a Hotel, Bungalow or a resort with ease.
OVIA contains modules like internet booking engine, executive dashboard, complete inventory, purchase order, accounting & invoicing, POS system connected to your restaurants, recipe costing, house-keeping and other essential features to keep a property in business and obtain optimum output.
OVIA offers a pay as you go pricing model with a minimal set up fee to share the risk with its customers and be a partner in the journey!
OVIA is currently used at client sites in Sri Lanka and the African continent.