accesso to Incorporate Attraction Ticketing into Apple's new Passbook App Enhancement Positions Cedar Fair Theme Parks, Columbus Zoo Among First Attractions to Leverage New iPhone Functionality

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- accesso, a leading provider of attraction ticketing, will be one of the first travel industry suppliers to adapt its ticketing platform to support Passbook, a new mobile device feature in Apple's new iOS6 operating system. 

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Passbook will allow iPhone users who upgrade to the new Apple iOS6 operating system to collect and more easily access digital versions of boarding passes, loyalty rewards and theme park, concert or sporting event tickets in one convenient iPhone app. With mobile phone users storing an increasing number of various barcodes and entitlements, Apple's latest enhancement will simplify and streamline the process for users of its renowned iPhone device.

With accesso's new enhancement, consumers will be able to import ticket purchases from attractions including 11 Cedar Fair Entertainment theme parks as well as the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium directly into their Passbook app.

"Mobile commerce has become a vital sales strategy for theme parks and other attraction venues, not to mention a guest expectation," said Steve Brown, accesso CEO.  "We know iPhone users will be eager to leverage this dynamic new technology so we worked aggressively to integrate with the new operating system well in advance so that our clients and their guests can begin leveraging Apple's new Passbook feature from day one."

About accesso
accesso delivers powerful, fully-hosted ticketing and commerce solutions that help customers increase sales without adding expensive infrastructure costs. accesso's onsite, online and on-the-go ticketing solutions support top attractions across North America from theme parks and water parks to zoos, concerts and sporting events. accesso's solutions are fully hosted and supported 24/7 to ensure continual focus on the user experience and sales results.

accesso's proprietary solutions are noted for streamlined, easy-to-use designs with seamlessly integrated revenue driving features. All accesso solutions are continually updated to provide speed to market for enhancements and to stay current with the latest advances in technology. accesso's maintains Level 1 PCI Data Security Standard certification, the highest rank available from major credit card providers.  For more information visit accesso.com

CONTACT:  Vicki Johnson, +1-407-340-9658

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