InterContinental Hotels Group has strengthened its online sales offering by collaborating with the world’s largest wholesaler, Gullivers Travel Associates.This important partnership between IHG and GTA will include the online sales of Octopustravel.com and Hotelclub.com as well as their many affiliate sites.
This global deal provides the IHG brands of InterContinental Hotels, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Express by Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites and Hotel Indigo with an enormous distribution across many travel segments, such as airlines, car rental, rail, and cruise.
Andrew Rubinacci, Vice President Distribution Marketing EMEA, IHG, commented: “I am delighted that we have expanded our partnership with GTA who have been a valued long term offline partner. It was the natural next step to deepen our relationship into the online arena.”
“This is a strategic move by Travelport; working with the world’s largest hotel company strengthens our position in the online sphere. We look forward to growing our relationship with IHG.” quoted by Tonya Andrews, Vice President Hotel Division International Markets, GTA by Travelport.