(PRWEB UK) 23 January 2012
Livebookings, the European leader in real-time reservations and online marketing services for restaurants, seated a record number of diners in December, generating £21 million worth of business for the restaurant industry. Livebookings processed just over 1.4 million covers in December, representing 80 per cent growth year on year, reaffirming its European market leading position in the real time online marketing and booking space:
- Livebookings seated 11.3 million diners globally in 2011
- 3.5 million of those covers were delivered in Q4 2011, equating to £52.5 million worth of business that was delivered to restaurants
- The level of diners seated in December (1.4 million) has generated £21 million for the restaurant industry 1
Colin Tenwick, CEO, Livebookings said: “We are proud to be delivering a service that’s supporting the restaurant industry during this tough time. We’ve generated over £21 million in revenues for our restaurant customers in December, significantly more than any other online reservations provider in Europe. Online marketing is fast becoming the trusted way to engage with diners, and this is reflected in the rise in online reservations across Europe.”
The December success comes at the close of a record breaking year for Livebookings, which saw it top one million covers in a month for the first time in March, and manage its 20 millionth cover in September.
For more information on Livebookings, please go to http://www.livebookings.net
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, 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 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.