Who are Zolv?
We are an experienced team of technologists, designers and thinkers who help travel companies unlock potential, realise ideas and develop revenue streams.
We create custom software, tools and websites for the travel industry, delivering user-friendly, business-focused and commercially viable solutions. By giving our clients the tools they need to engage with customers, we allow them to react to opportunities as they arise and always keep them one step ahead of the competition.
We specialise in delivering simple, elegant and clever solutions to the most complex problems, such as:
Back office and CRS migration projects – all change without dropping a sale.
Integration, configuration & development of systems and processes.
Booking flow design & usability removing blockers, increasing conversion.
Product & content management custom tools to fit every business, perfectly.
Infrastructure scaling & cloud development delivering savings and reliability.
Personalised post-booking portals servicing customers 24/7.
1995 As new-media director at Arkima, Olly creates the world’s first interactive holiday brochure for Virgin Holidays, The Ski D Rom
1998 Olly develops Virgin Holidays’ first website, the first of eight major and countless minor versions over the next 18 years
1999 Online booking functionality is integrated with Virgin Holidays’ website
2002 Olly founds Zolv to focus on web development
2002-09 Zolv wins an increasing number of travel clients, including Olympic Holidays, Teletext Holidays, Amathus and Shearings
2008 Launch of the Web Travel Platform, Zolv’s CMS, web and product management suite
2010 Clare Watson joins Zolv as operations manager, later becoming director
2013 Launch of Full Picture (formally Sales Assist), a call centre sales tool that won both the Travolution Best Technological Innovation Award in October 2013 and the Globes Best Technological Innovation Award in January 2014 (getthefullpicture.com)
2015 Nearly a billion euros pass through Zolv‑developed websites in 12 months
2016 Launch of next-gen Web Travel Platform – optimised for travel