RAMAT GAN, Israel, November 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Evature also received the TravelStoreMaker.com Award for Travel Innovation: International category and was the runner up in the emerging Companies category
Evature, a leading provider of free-text search technology for the travel industry, has won the DEMO award for the most game-changing travel innovation at the PhoCusWright's 2011 Travel Innovation Summit.
At the event Evature demonstrated its revolutionary B2B service - Eva, enabling travel companies to offer their customers the ability to search for travel using free text. Eva extracts meaning free free text providing real-time response from travel booking engines by automatically parsing the information and identifying key travel elements. The consumer receives a response from the booking engine that reflects their preferences. Eva provides an ideal frontend for all types of Web, Mobile and Social travel booking engines. The demonstration included customer products using Eva by Amargo, The On Holiday Group, Skyscanner and Travelport.
Evature took top honors from a group of 30 carefully screened innovative companies that demonstrated travel technologies and applications. Six companies were announced winners of the established, emerging, startup, mobile, social media and international categories, from which Evature was chosen as the most game-changing innovation, receiving the DEMO award.
"As the winner of the DEMO Award, Evature convinced the savvy panel of judges that their technology innovation has the potential to transform the travel industry," said Norm Rose, co-chair of the PhoCusWright Travel Innovation Summit. "Evature was also recognized as the most innovative international company, competing with other innovators from outside the United States, showing the global applicability of their solution."
"We are honored to be chosen out of an outstanding group of travel innovators to represent the travel industry at DEMO," says Barry Volinskey, co-Founder of Evature, "This is a tremendous validation and a vote of confidence by some of the industry's top experts."
The fourth annual Travel Innovation Summit was held last week in Miami as part of the industry-leading PhoCusWright Conference. Award winners from previous years include SilverRail Technologies, Amadeus and TripIt.
Evature enables free-text travel search for mobile and regular websites, social networks and applications, increasing conversion rates and user satisfaction. Evature's web service is base on innovative Natural Language Processing algorithms, specifically designed for "travel language", delivering a never before possible user experience.
Contact: Barry Volinskey, firstname.lastname@example.org, +972-544-959-270
SOURCE Evature Technologies Ltd.