Xola and Smartwaiver unveil the first fully integrated, digital waiver solution for tour and activity companies

For the first time, tour companies can link liability releases from Smartwaiver's system to Xola's booking and marketing software, eliminating operational hassles and ensuring full risk accountability for businesses and customers.

Jan 29, 2016, 17:14 ET from Xola

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Xola, the powerfully simple reservation software for tour and activity businesses, today introduced its one-of-a-kind integration with Smartwaiver, the leading digital waiver solution for enterprises including the NFL, VANS, and the U.S. Naval Academy. Xola streamlines tour companies' operations and offers the only integration that tracks and links all Smartwaiver releases, bringing new efficiency and risk management standards to the $12 billion domestic tours and activities industry.

This new integration solves a common headache plaguing any activity company with customer liability, from brewery tours, to river rafting, to ziplining. Currently, a single tour reservation can include multiple participants who fill out digital waivers from a number of devices, either at home or on-site at the tour. Other integrations only work if all the participants fill out the waiver from the same source URL, meaning that many forms end up lost in cyberspace.

Within Xola, companies can easily locate and pair a digital waiver from any source in seconds and attribute it to the master reservation. With Xola and Smartwaiver, companies protect themselves and their customers more effectively, run tours more efficiently, and improve the customer's overall experience.

"We're excited to partner with one of the true leaders in booking software for tours and activities," said Daryl McCarl, Director of Marketing and Business Development of Smartwaiver. "The robust integration they've built with Smartwaiver's open API has already received great feedback from customers, saving them time and making it easy for them to manage all their waivers right in the reservation software."

Xola's announcement arrived during the 21st annual conference of the Association for Challenge Course Technology. More than 700 industry professionals have gathered in Austin, Texas to explore the industry's latest technological advancements. Recently named as the association's official booking software, the Xola-Smartwaiver integration provides one more reason that it's the top choice for tour and activity companies.

"We're proud of the reputation we've established as an industry-leading booking solution, and we'll continue to build innovative, elegant, and easy-to-use software," said Xola's CEO, Scott Zimmerman. "Smartwaiver shares our same commitment, making them an ideal partner for future growth."

About Xola

Xola builds modern, easy-to-use, booking and marketing software for tour and activity businesses. Its mobile-friendly platform helps hundreds of companies manage their businesses and serve millions of customers in the U.S. and abroad. Xola was founded in 2011 and has averaged 500% growth over the last two years. Its software is backed by world-class customer support and has helped enterprise companies and SMBs increase their online revenue and improve their operational efficiency.

Xola headquarters are in San Francisco, CA with offices in Bangalore, India. Investors include Rakuten, Stanford University StartX Fund, Michael Burry, and Scott and Brett Crosby, co-creators of Google Analytics.

About Smartwaiver

Founded in 2012 and based in Bend, Oregon, Smartwaiver is transforming the way business owners think about release of liability waivers. Smartwaiver is an online, digital waiver solution that streamlines operations and provides the data and tools companies need to make smarter business decisions. Today more than 1,500 companies that require waivers use the cloud-based software to get more than just a signature. For more information and to try it free for 30 days visit www.smartwaiver.com.

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