(PRWEB UK) 8 December 2011
Livebookings was yesterday announced as one of the Top 100 Red Herring Global businesses for 2011; a prestigious list honouring the year’s most promising private technology companies from across Europe, Asia and North America.
The Red Herring Global editorial team selected the most innovative companies from hundreds of candidates, with the nominees being evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.
Christopher Persson, President US operations, Livebookings comments; “We are delighted to be listed as one of the most innovative companies globally in the 2011 Red Herring Awards. The news comes at the end of a hugely exciting year for Livebookings with the launch of our new freemium service, Freebookings, in the US and continued growth across Europe.”
Livebookings was presented with the Top 100 Red Herring Europe Award 2011 in May of this year and was recently identified in the “Ones to Recognise” category of The Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100 in November.
Persson was presented with the Top 100 Red Herring Global Award at a ceremony in Los Angeles on December 7.
Livebookings makes restaurants and diners click. We operate the world’s only global, web-based restaurant reservations and marketing service, delivering over one million diners every month to over 9,000 restaurants including Gordon Ramsay Holdings, Tantris, East, Grill and Aquavit. Our reservations tools enable restaurants to provide their diners with a free, easy-to-use online bookings service, to manage those reservations efficiently and to collect valuable customer data. Our marketing services ensure restaurants can run promotions and deals and execute online marketing campaigns to attract and retain their customers.
Our consumer restaurant reservations website, Bookatable.com, is Europe's fastest growing online restaurant booking website, operating in 9 different languages and across 19 countries. It supports our unparalleled network of 300 distribution partners, including lastminute.com, Salir.com, Ticketmaster and Eniro.se, to ensure we can spread news of deals far and wide and help our restaurant customers attract new business.
Headquartered in London, with offices across Europe and the USA and customers in 23 countries, Livebookings is the largest online reservations provider in Europe, focused on making restaurants more profitable and dining out more pleasurable.