PHUKET, Thailand – HotelTravel.com and EZYield.com have signed a connectivity agreement that will offer partner hotels the opportunity to update rates and allotments on a near real-time basis and maintain rate parity for their products.
The agreement with EZYield marks the first of several distribution partnerships HotelTravel.com intends to announce in the coming months as part of a strategy to expand market share and connectivity platforms.
Each is intended to help the company expand its fast-growing network of hotels worldwide and offer Internet consumers better choice and value for money.
According to HotelTravel.com chief information officer, Olivier Dombey, EZYield.com’s time-saving system allows hoteliers to maximize their online exposure without increasing labor costs.
“In today’s competitive economic conditions, it was imperative to give hotels the tools to vigorously maintain and monitor their third party distribution partners.
“HotelTravel.com has focused on partnering with the top, most innovative companies in the travel industry in order to provide our customers with the best product at the best available price since 1999.
“Our integration with the EZYield Channel Management system allows HotelTravel.com to provide added flexibility to our valued hotel partners worldwide in delivering the highest, most consistent service standards possible,” Mr. Dombey added.
EZYield.com director – partner integrations, Mr. Richard Dunbar, said: “We’re very excited to enhance our connection with HotelTravel.com and offer a streamlined solution for rate and inventory updates for our mutual hotel partners. HotelTravel.com is a key partner for EZYield.com in Asia-Pacific, and this partnership will help strengthen market share for both companies.”
HotelTravel.com provides the inside track for the best value online hotel deals. Its brand statement – Real People | Real Service | Real Choice – is the keystone of the company’s customer centric business culture and its core value. HotelTravel.com has set the global standard for worldwide hotel bookings since 1999, constantly updating its multi-lingual website published in eight languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Korean. Its 24-hour service center is staffed by highly-trained professional native speakers in each language, guaranteeing only the very best customer experience with each hotel booking. HotelTravel.com is proud to remain privately owned and operated, employing over 300 staff in its offices in Thailand, Malaysia, and China.
Since introducing the world’s first automated channel management solution in 2002, EZYield.com has remained the undisputed leader in online distribution technology for the global hospitality industry. Today, 3,500 hotels in 92 countries utilize EZYield.com’s award-winning, advanced channel management software to streamline the distribution of rates and inventory to 500 forward distribution channels in multiple languages and 168 currencies. EZYield.com’s web-based platform and mobile friendly solutions are designed to give control of online distribution back to the hotelier, with products dynamic and flexible enough to satisfy properties ranging from 4 to 4,000 rooms. EZYield.com maintains regional offices in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and the America’s in order to provide continuous live support to their clients around the world. For more information, please visit www.ezyield.com .