Choice Hotels International has signed a preferred supplier agreement with hotel booking agent Pro-Ven.This latest agreement follows others recently signed with leading UK-based TMCs, travel agencies and hotel booking agencies including American Express, BCD Travel, BSI, Bookotel, CWT, Expotel, Hotelzon, HRG, Portman Travel, Radius and The Corporate Team.
Jason Yiasoumi, Pro-Ven’s Commercial Director, said: “We book a substantial amount of business into mid-scale hotel brands across the UK and are delighted to have signed Choice Hotels as a preferred supplier. Choice is able not only to offer the right locations, but the standards and budgets that our clients are seeking.”
Choice-branded properties provide both business and leisure travellers with a range of high-quality, high-value lodging options. The company currently franchises more than 5,600 hotels worldwide, including 500 in Europe under the Clarion, Quality, and Comfort brands.
Unique in the mid-scale segment Choice runs a 100% Satisfaction Commitment programme in all its UK properties. If guests are not satisfied with their accommodation or service and the front desk staff are unable to correct the situation to their satisfaction guests are not charged for their room.
Brian Garvan, UK Sales Director, Choice Hotels International, commented: “Our relationships with the travel trade are very important to us. We are delighted to have signed these agreements which demonstrate the value we bring to the travel and hotel booking agency community.”