2015 October

Trailways Adds IT company Betterez as Affiliated Partner

Fairfax, VA – October 20, 2015 – Betterez, Inc., an information technology company that offers Reservations and Ticketing Management (RTM) solutions for Travel Operators, with a focus on Motorcoach, has become an affiliated partner of the Trailways Transportation System, Inc.

“We’re passionate about the motorcoach industry and helping owners and operators to be successful,” said Tal Shalit, Betterez Chief Executive Officer. “We are reinventing the way reservations and tickets are sold, used and analyzed. Our adaptable Betterez platform enables us to bring people, processes and technology together to increase profitability and customer satisfaction while reducing operational costs.”

Betterez’s cloud-based software and IT support services simplify workflow interactions between employees, customers, agents and company partners. The software automates on-line, mobile, employee, agent, partner, and social network ticket sales with secure payment options available 24/7 for passenger and company convenience.

The software also lets vehicle operators receive real-time updates and communications via in-field devices. Its route and fare management tools facilitate capacity planning to maximize revenues and to avoid overbooking. A field-scanning mobile application enables any smartphone or tablet computer to function as a scanning and redemptions tool, making boarding faster, reducing fraud and automatically collecting data valuable for business insights. Customer analytics tracked by the Betterez software can be used for marketing campaigns, surveys and promotions to build customer loyalty.

In addition, Betterez’s capability in Multi-use Ticketing allows Motorcoach operators to bundle travel and events such as sporting games or concerts, etc., increasing the Operators’ distribution and partner network, growing and diversifying revenue.

“We’re pleased to welcome Betterez as an affiliated partner that can work with motorcoach operators across sales, marketing, loyalty, operations, scheduling, reporting, interline and ancillary revenue aspects of their business,” said Diane Walden, Vice President-Sales for Trailways.

Trailways Transportation System, Inc., consists of approximately 70 independently owned and operated motorcoach companies in North America and Europe. Each company adheres to the highest safety standards required by the U.S. Department of Defense or its country’s equivalent.

Through its Affiliated Partners Program, Trailways maintains a close working relationship with industry-related supplier and vendor companies, as well as other tour and travel service entities, to ensure that its group of motorcoach companies receives the latest and most effective technology, information, services and products needed to maintain superior delivery of safe, comfortable, reliable passenger service. Affiliated Partners are listed on the Trailways portal http://www.teamtrailways.com.

Contact: Mike Van Horn, Vice President – Sales, Betterez, Inc.

Tel: 858-366-3733

E-mail: mvh@betterez.com

Website: www.betterez.com



New Washington, D.C. Interactive Bus & Truck Map

Washington, D.C. Interactive Truck and Bus Map
The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the launch of an interactive map Click Here This fully interactive map was created as a part of the District motorcoach program in order to ensure safe and efficient motorcoach operation to support current and future tourism and economic growth in the District. The map serves as a guide to understand which routes are suitable for bus travel and where buses can load and unload as well as park. It allows drivers to familiarize themselves with the District prior to their trip, to plan their route in advance of entering the District, to determine where they can pick-up or drop-off passengers, and where they can park



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