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Media Release
3 October 2011

SINGAPORE – MyNewsDesk, which provides cloud based software to manage a newsroom online, is now based in Singapore. This extremely popular software has deeply penetrated the Northern European market and changed the way media there receive information, and provided a platform for PR practitioners to not only more deeply engage the media, but to easily interface with search and social media.

MyNewsDesk not only publishes information to a list, it can create a Newsroom on your Facebook page and you can choose to publish to your Facebook Newsroom, or Wall, as well as to any social media account, like Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Slideshare, or your blog. You only have to upload your videos, images, files and information to publish once. MyNewsDesk helps you populate the other channels, saving you considerable time and effort.

Another joy of using MyNewsDesk is its ability to let you select who you send the release to. So not only can you have multiple lists, you can choose individuals in those lists to send your information to.

MyNewsDesk also impacts your Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) metrics because you can add keyword tags to your release and coupled with the SEO that MyNewsDesk use for their website, your news release rapidly bumps up in search engines.

The media love companies that use MyNewsDesk because not only do they receive your news, they instantly can view a rich variety of information about your company in the email – video, images, blog, microblog and other feeds. That you can also attach a word copy of your news release, biographies and fact sheets along with the release means that the writer or editor doesn’t have to hunt you down for information and you are more likely to get great editorial.

Visit to view a quick video about MyNewsDesk, or contact Robin Lim at MyNewsDesk in Singapore for more information and an introductory presentation.

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About MyNewsDesk – The News Exchange Sit

Mynewsdesk matches interested users with relevant content, such as news releases, videos, images and other corporate content – all instantly search-engine optimized and automatically published on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Slideshare. The site serves more than 23,000 companies, hosts 3,600 social media newsrooms and has a 97% customer satisfaction rate. 


Online Bookings for Restaurant Table Reservations Gets a Boost

Disclaimer: This media release is not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States

SINGAPORE – eat2eat Pte Ltd, Asia Pacific’s leading online booking site for restaurants has received a strategic investment of USD 4 million from J. M. Chanrai of the Kewalram Chanrai Group. The funds will be used to expand operations into new markets, enhancing eat2eat’s existing software platforms and reinforcing eat2eat’s reputation as a pioneer and leader in the hospitality technology space.

eat2eat provides software solutions that allow restaurants to manage table reservations in real time online. Over the past decade, eat2eat’s solutions and services have been installed in over 1,200 establishments in Asia Pacific, including leading hospitality companies such as Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Marriot International, Hilton Hotels and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.

A Singapore company headed by Vikram Aggarwal, Chairman and CEO, eat2eat has three divisions-

  • an interactive website, rated #1 by Google
  • its proprietary MaRc system software, which offers state of the art table management and CRM technology and
  • the development and hosting of regional marketing dining programs

Aggarwal stated, “We are delighted to be partnering with Jagdish Chanrai , as he has a track record of delivering a certain depth to his portfolio companies. I am particularly pleased to have the opportunity of working with Mr. Chanrai as we look forward to aggressively market web based solutions to the restaurant industry.”

Restaurants can accept table reservations by managing their table inventory online, enabling online reservations with table allocation and instant confirmation, at the same time maximizing their revenue management opportunity. In addition, a real-time database of diner preferences may be securely maintained for marketing purposes. The number of phone calls and thereby disruptions to service are minimized.

The benefit for consumers is that they can book their preferred restaurants in real time, on-line at any time of their choosing and receive instant confirmation. With the rise in the use of smartphones and mobile applications, consumers prefer to book using technology rather than making a call.

Aggarwal also noted that the eat2eat software is extremely flexible and is configured to run a number of independent sites including Starwood Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific dining site Additionally, if restaurants have their own website, the booking happens seamlessly through their website with the database being secured for the restaurant.

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This media release does not constitute or form part of an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase securities of eat2eat Pte Ltd in any jurisdiction, including the United States, and no securities relating to the investment described in this media release may be offered or sold in the United States absent registration, except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and in accordance with any applicable U.S. state securities laws. There will be no public offer of eat2eat Pte Ltd’s securities in the United States. This media release is not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States.


The Kewalram Chanrai Group

The Kewalram Chanrai Group is a 150 year old influential and entrepreneurial business group operating in 54 countries with over 12,000 employees. The Group’s investment portfolio includes a main board listed companies in Singapore and India.

eat2eat Pte Ltd

eat2eat is Asia Pacific’s leading restaurant reservation web site. It has been rated #1 by Google for a number of years and has the largest coverage of restaurants across the Asia Pacific geographic area. The web site is at

The company is based in Singapore and was established in 2000. The company is rapidly expanding its services with a focus on the metropolitan centres in major countries.