accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, has been awarded the 2014 Best New Product Award under the category of Revenue & Admission Control/ Wristband/ RFID Technology by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) for its upgraded accesso Passport® eCommerce solution. This is the fourth “Best New Product” award the company has received from IAAPA in the past six years.
Unveiled in July, the latest version of the accesso Passport eCommerce solution allows attractions the ability to leverage the same key revenue-driving features accesso’s eCommerce platform is known for across any device, providing a rich and engaging eCommerce experience no matter how or where a guest decides to purchase attraction tickets.
This complete update of accesso’s renowned eCommerce platform offers a fully responsive design, which seamlessly adapts to the various screen sizes of desktop, tablet and mobile devices, as well as the added benefit of allowing guests to scan their admission tickets directly from their smartphone. Along with the all-new user experience, a variety of additional enhancements have been made including support for a wide range of payment methods, advanced fraud protection, and integrated analytics.
“We are indeed honored to be receiving a fourth Best New Product award from IAAPA,” said accesso CEO Tom Burnet. “One of our company’s most fundamental objectives is to help theme parks and attractions not only stay on top of the technology curve, but ahead of it, and there’s substantial interest in the responsive design and other enhancements we’ve made to the Accesso Passport eCommerce platform.”
The company’s award-winning eCommerce solution previously was recognized by IAAPA as Best New Product in 2008. In 2011, accesso received the Best New Product for Technology Applied to Amusements for accesso MOBILE, the attraction industry’s first comprehensive mobile content and commerce solution. accesso also received the Best New Product for Revenue & Admission Control/ Wristband/ RFID Technology in 2012 for Qband the company’s revolutionary virtual queuing product for water parks that utilizes waterproof RFID-enabled wristbands.