Milestones

 

 

1978

the company Wein-Hlebayna-Gesellschaft mbH is founded

 

 

 

1979

the first Informator is installed in Galtür

 

 

 

1982

the first panorama camera is installed at Kitzsteinhorn

 

 

 

1990

start of panorama TV on ORF, a radio relay system for panorama television is developed

 

 

 

1993

feratel Italia srl is founded

 

 

 

1999

multi-tenant IRS platform is developed

 

 

 

2000

DST Video Promotion AG/Kloten, the German  INTOURS Partner GmbH, Deutschland Touristik GmbH/Wangen and Tourismus Service GmbH/Freiburg are acquired

 

 

 

2001

Panorama Video GmbH/Rum, TOURIST online AG/Rotkreuz and hoboo.com Software GmbH/Zell am See are acquired

 

Technology to transmit TV-quality panorama pictures over the internet is developed – opening up of new markets

 

 

 

2002

joint venture with American Room Finders Inc./
Louisiana.

 

TOURISTonline AG/Rotkreuz is renamed feratel Schweiz AG and INTOURSPartner GmbH/Meßkirch is renamed feratel media technologies GmbH

 

 

 

2003

successful positioning in the sector of event software, entrance into the market of international big events, such as St Moritz World Ski Championships.

 

 

 

2004

300th panorama camera is installed in The Hague

 

The Swiss subsidiaries, feratel Schweiz AG and CBS/feratel, are merged to feratel Schweiz

 

feratel development centers EOOD/Sofia are founded

 

feratel España SL is founded

 

 

 

2006

GuestCard complete solution is redeveloped

 

National reservation system is organised in Slovenia

 

 

 

2007

majority stake in the Austrian (100 %), Italian (90 %), Czech (90 %) and Slovakian (90 %) subsidiaries of sitour Management GmbH is acquired

 

The biggest Austrian guest card project (Neusiedlersee Card) with integrated registration is realised

 

10 million unique clients worldwide for panorama pictures by feratel

 

 

 

2009

first big IRS project in Italy, Trentino

 

 

 

2010

first area-wide infotainment system (Digital Signage Systems) is realised at Kitzbühel Ski Area

 

 

 

2011

sitour USA is acquired

 

Range of products is extended by MediaPackage (incl. MediaCam), ensuring an unrivalled distribution network in the online and mobile sector

 

Net of panorama cameras includes 400 cameras

 

 

 

2012

SmartTV app “feratel webcams” is developed

 

 

 

2014

Network of panorama cameras expands to 500 locations

 

 

 

2015

Introduction of feratel PanoramaUnlimited, 360° flyover video recordings present an all new perspective of the destinations on TV and online

 

feratel panorama streams are available via Amazon Fire TV und Apple TV

 

 

 

2017

Implementation of the 90th CardProject

 

feratel takes part in Onlim GmbH, an IT provider, specialising in automated client communication via social media, Chatbots and artificial assistants