Press Release: TravelCompute Wins APICTA 2016 Award for Its Travel Technology Platform & Big Data Solution for NTOs

TravelCompute ( was coined the winner of Hospitality and Tourism Category at the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA) 2016 ceremony held on Dec. 05 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 10, 2016 –(– The Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA Awards) is an international awards program held to create ICT awareness in communities and provide networking and product benchmarking opportunities to ICT innovators and entrepreneurs. Now in its 16th year, the annual competition is widely regarded as the Oscars of the ICT industry, and honors creativity, innovation and excellence among entrepreneurs, individuals, organizations and students from the region.

Octraves Technology representing Malaysia competed for its TravelCompute platform in Hospitality & Tourism category. TravelCompute enables the ability to book more than 1.2 million travel products via an intuitive and integrated interface such as Flights, Hotels, Transfers, Car Hire, Tours, Trains, Buses, Cruise & more. The innovation of this platform lies in its ability to connect directly with various kinds of travel suppliers very swiftly by means of a patent pending, Dynamic Integration Technology.

Octraves also showcased its Travel Big Data Solution for National Tourism Organizations (NTOs). The platform integrates data from various public, proprietary, governmental and non-governmental sources, processes it and renders meaningful insights based on big data technology for the national & local tourism organizations, government stakeholders and policy makers.

Dato’ Syed Mohd Razif, Managing Director of Octraves Technology, said, “This victory was a milestone of high standards we have set for ourselves in developing the platform, and we will continue to focus on bringing innovation in travel and tourism industry with our solutions.”

Tabraiz Feham, Director of Engineering & Product Development at TravelCompute, said, “Data is the key to the next generation of solutions in the travel industry. At TravelCompute, by mining data from all the major vertical of the industry across various channels, it enables us to answer questions which were not possible to answer before so easily and intuitively.”

The award was held for the first time in Taipei and jointly organized by the APICTA, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Taipei Computer Association; this year’s awards saw 236 teams from 16 APICTA member economies battle it out in 17 categories, including communications, industry applications, startups as well as sustainability and environment technology.