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accesso Technology Group Acquires VGS


accesso Technology Group

accesso Technology Group (AIM: ACSO), a Twyford, UK-based technology solutions provider for attractions and venues worldwide, acquired VGS, a Lake Mary, Florid-based ticketing and visitor management system provider for leisure, entertainment and cultural businesses.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Under the terms of the deal, VGS’ talented global team of 33 – with offices in Milan, Dubai, Singapore and Orlando – will join accesso. With the acquisition, accesso will allow to provide its clients and future partners with technology that has the capacity to scale with their business and keep up with the demands of the modern consumer.

Led by CEO Paolo Moro, VGS has supported visitor attractions in aspects of the selling, distribution and redemption of tickets and entitlements since its establishment in 2011. Its client roster of more than 100 venues includes theme park resort destination in Orlando, Florida, as well as theme park brands in Dubai, Singapore, Japan and China. Beyond theme parks, the ticketing and visitor management platform supports zoos, observation towers and other unique attractions in a total of 11 countries around the globe, including one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – the Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. With an expansive feature set, globalised functionality and robust scaling capabilities, the VGS platform empowers venue operators to manage all benefits, services and entitlements available to guests with one unified platform. Hosted either on-premise or in the cloud, the solution offers customers an open API to enable direct integration with other systems. Real-time intelligence allows operators to optimise sales with dynamic pricing, availability management and sales channel management. Multi-venue support allows for cross-promotion and cross-packaging of offers, improving visibility and enhancing the complete guest experience. Plus, the solution provides linguistic support for venues across the globe with fully flexible, multi-lingual user interface support.

Led by CEO Steve Brown, accesso is a global provider of patented technology solutions that works for a guest experience, drive increased revenue, streamline operations and support data-driven business decisions for leisure & entertainment operators. Currently serving over 1,000 venues worldwide, it invests in research and development to offer venues with technology that empowers them to deliver unforgettable guest experiences. The company partners with venues to increase their range of on- and off-site guest engagement to drive increased revenue through intuitive ticketing, point-of-sale, virtual queuing, distribution and experience management technology.