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Travel Compute Wins APICTA Award

Travel Compute Wins APICTA AwardTravel Compute Wins APICTA Award

Octraves Technology representing Malaysia won the Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Award in hospitality and tourism category for its travel technology platform and big data solution for national tourism organizations.

The travel technology platform titled "Travel Compute" enables booking more than 1.2 million travel products such as flights, hotels, transfers, car hire, tours, trains, buses, cruise and more via an intuitive and integrated interface.

The innovation of this platform lies in its ability to connect directly with various kinds of travel suppliers very swiftly by means of a patent, Dynamic Integration Technology, reported.

Octraves also showcased its travel big data solution for NTOs. The platform integrates data from various public, proprietary, governmental and non-governmental sources, processes it and renders meaningful insights based on big data technology for the national and local tourism organizations, government stakeholders and policy makers.

Dato’ Syed Mohd Razif, managing director of Octraves Technology, said, "This victory was a milestone of high standards we have set for ourselves in developing the platform, and we will continue to focus on bringing innovation in travel and tourism industry with our solutions."

Tabraiz Feham, director of engineering and product development at Travel Compute, said data is key to the next generation of solutions in the travel industry.

By mining data from all industries across various channels, Travel Compute easily and intuitively helps find solutions.

APICTA Award is an international award program held to create ICT awareness in communities and provide networking and product benchmarking opportunities to ICT innovators and entrepreneurs.

Now in its 16th year, the annual competition is widely regarded as the Oscars of the ICT industry and honors creativity, innovation and excellence among entrepreneurs, individuals, organizations and students from the region.

The award was held for the first time in Taipei, Taiwan, and jointly organized by APICTA, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Taipei Computer Association.

This year’s awards saw 236 teams from 16 APICTA member economies battle it out in 17 categories, including communications, industry applications, startups and environment technology.


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