Carus is a global supplier of information systems to the passenger vessel industry. Our trusted and innovative IT solutions help unlock insights from every guest interaction to create more valuable relationships enabling passenger vessel operators to enhance their service delivery at every stage of the journey.
With a team of over 150 dedicated professionals we build and support systems that are critical to the operations of ferry, cruise, port and leisure businesses across the world. The Carus ecosystem provides a robust but flexible platform for reservations, sales, revenue management, web, business information and on-board transactions. Systems are delivered traditionally or via a managed service, supported by staff who are experts in their field.
Every aspect of the Carus platform takes Customer Relations into consideration and has been designed to maximise the customer interaction and satisfaction through the whole value chain while also taking Operational Efficiency into consideration.
Global Eagle delivers communications, entertainment and operational solutions for off-the-grid applications in consumer, enterprise and government markets. We serve aviation, maritime, and land with satellite-based connectivity, television and movies, and mission-critical infrastructure. Today, Global Eagle is the leading global provider of end-to-end connectivity. We entertain, inform and connect passengers and crews on 950+ airliners, 1000+ large vessels including many ferry operators and 4,000+ remote land sites. We deliver capacity, speed and reliability for industry-leading, end-user experiences.
Since 1981, Global Eagle (formerly MTN Satellite Communications) has been the industry pioneer and the first company to offer a stabilized Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite solution for ships at sea. Over the past three decades, Global Eagle has contributed greatly to the evolution of the satellite industry and continues to deliver communications solutions that address the needs of today’s end users.
Global Eagle has been the innovation leader with many industry firsts to its credit including; the first internet café product for the cruise & ferry environment, the first provider to offer postpaid crew calling, first provider to offer live TV broadcasts, first company to offer cellular roaming services at sea, first company to uplink live special events broadcast from a cruise and the ONLY company to ever win an Emmy award for technical achievement in the industry. No other company has more experience with at-sea communications and content delivery. Global Eagle has supported well over 150 million internet users at sea, becoming the industry trendsetter along the way.
The Hogia Group, founded in 1980, is one of the largest Swedish software companies with 600 employees in Sweden, Norway, Finland and UK. Hogia Transport Systems is part of the Hogia Group with continuous growth in product offering and global presence, providing solutions to over 600 private and public partners, in 12 countries on 4 continents. With the reservation system BOOKIT, Hogia is a leading provider of standard software to the ferry operators. BOOKIT is developed using Microsoft tools, it is integration friendly and the system can be configured for the operator’s specific needs. Hogia TIMS, the Real Time Passenger Information system, is the tool for providing passengers with the latest information regarding possible (multi-modal) connections, real-time arrivals/departures and service deviation/disruption information. Hogia TOS, Terminal Operating System, provides the operators seamless control over freight management at a port terminal, allowing their B2B customers to keep track of the unaccompanied trailer.
Pharos is a well established technology provider of online ferry distribution / reservations services and solutions. Clients include ferry operators, Online Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Travel Technology providers, Clubs and Membership Organisations. Sales optimisation using online technology and channels between trading partners is their aim.