Checkfront Merchants Surpass $100 Million in Online Bookings

by Jason Morehouse

Booking-Volume

We’re happy to announce that Checkfront has reached a significant milestone, processing over $100 million (USD) in online bookings since we launched the platform three years ago.

Beyond patting ourselves on the backs, this is a great occasion to celebrate our customers’ success. It’s a pleasure to work with so many amazing entrepreneurs from around the globe.

With Checkfront, you can sea-kayak with orcas or ride a pirate ship in Baltimore. If you’re more of a night person, you can take a food tour in Bangkok or battle zombies in Vancouver. Not into Zombies? How about a helicopter tour in New York, a wine tasting in Napa, a zip-line on Oregon, or maybe a remote getaway in Tofino BC or Ipswich UK? These and many other businesses around the world have helped shape Checkfront and their growth has contributed to this important milestone.

A special thanks to our amazing support team for helping both small and large businesses bring their booking operations online. At Checkfront, we operate out of Victoria and Vancouver, BC, Canada, but we also work with talented international partners to make Checkfront the best online booking system and keep our service running smoothly.

We believe that Checkfront is a great service that can help operators more effectively run their business and ultimately grow their customer base. It’s our mission to provide a scalable, end-to-end booking solution that customers and operators alike find useful and easy to use. As of today, our customers are in 70 countries, and using 29 currencies and 14 languages. We have more than doubled our business each year since 2010.

Thanks to all of our customers for celebrating this milestone with us today. We have a lot more in store for this year and look forward to sharing our new and exciting developments as we move along together. Please continue to send us your feature requests and stay tuned through our update center.

Interested in what our customers have to say?

See the full press release below:

Vancouver BC, September 18, 2013

Checkfront, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based booking services, announced today that the platform has reached a significant milestone, processing over $100 million (USD) in online bookings since it launched three years ago.

Checkfront is a cloud-based booking system that tour, activity & rental businesses use to manage bookings, centralize administration and sell their services online. Checkfront’s turn-key system snaps into a business’ existing website by integrating with popular web platforms like WordPress, Joomla and Facebook, and includes a built-in payment processing platform that integrates with a wide variety of payment gateways, including PayPal, Authorize.Net and Stripe. Businesses can manage real-time bookings and inventory using Checkfront’s secure back-office business management application or the Checkfront mobile booking apps for iOS and Android.

“This is an exciting milestone for us,” says Jason Morehouse, Checkfront’s co-founder and CTO. “The last twelve months in particular have been consistent record months for us both in merchant volume and new clients. We are seeing more high volume businesses choose us over commission-based providers, and emerging businesses choose us for our ease of use and small business support.

“Checkfront has grown 100% year over year. We expect continued and accelerated growth as more businesses consider cloud-based tour operator software to replace legacy systems and take advantage of mobile bookings.”

With customers in 70 countries, Checkfront supports 29 currencies and 14 languages. Checkfront’s fully-managed system includes automated updates and backups. It delivers maximum reliability by operating on a distributed network with data centers in five geographically diverse locations including the United States, United Kingdom and Asia. Their customers cover a wide range of service-based businesses within the tourism, hospitality and rental industries.

For more information about the Checkfront platform, visit checkfront.com or call 1 (800) 559-0985 / (604) 229-2633.

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