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HospitalityBex secures deal with Six Senses Hotels Resorts & Spas

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com 8 July 2003

HospitalityBex a business-to-business electronic Procurement marketplace managed by Raffles International has secured an agreement with Thailand-based Six Senses Hotels Resorts and Spas to negotiate and purchase goods and services through Hospitalitybex's portal and application.

Under the agreement, Six Senses, will engage Hospitalitybex's web-based e-Procurement application as a core tool to obtain goods and services for their 5 properties in Thailand, Vietnam & the Maldives. Six Senses is a Hotel and Resort Management and Development Company established in 1995.

Hospitalitybex will be providing Six Senses Hotels, Resort & Spas, its domain knowledge in eProcurement such as eProcess Consultancy, Project & Change Management, eProcurement Implementation, Database Management, Training and Support. 

Mr. Paul Rene Lee, Chief Operating Officer of Six Senses, said, "With Hospitalitybex's eProcurement platform and active B2B electronic marketplace, we expect to benefit from process efficiency, better productivity, better workflow management, control & compliance, improved transparency, and access to comprehensive business  intelligence which will aid our procurement budgeting, planning and forecasting. The direct and indirect cost savings is also key deliverables expected from this implementation".

Mr. Richard Tan, General Manager of Hospitalitybex, added, "We view this agreement as milestone in our expansion and creation of B2B eCommerce hubs in the region. With Six Senses' hotel operations in Thailand, Vietnam and Maldives, their reach will help Hospitalitybex achieve the concept of leveraging on 'two way critical mass', which in turn will bring more benefits for both parties."

Mr. Simon Yong, Chairman of Hospitalitybex and Senior Vice President, Technical Services at Raffles International, said, "We are excited with this  partnership as it benefits not only Raffles International's collection of hotels and resorts but also many other partners in the hospitality industry in areas such as competitive price negotiation, cost effective operation, and workflow efficiency. Hospitalitbex has a strong commitment and mandated to build a strong critical mass to fulfill its value objectives of  direct and indirect cost savings for all her partners. With Six Senses, we will be able to build greater mass and continue achieving further."

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