Travelport Rooms and More™ – the industry leading hotel booking engine – has announced the addition of lowcostbeds.com, a major hotel provider, to its accommodation portal.
Lowcostbeds.com, the Swiss based hotel provider – a part of the Lowcosttravelgroup – currently operates in 95 countries around the world, with the promise of providing its customers with the lowest hotel prices available.
Lowcostbeds.com is the 19th supplier to join Travelport Rooms and More™ since the engine was launched in 2011, and the new deal will add more than 90,000 hotel properties to Travelport’s database.
Combining consumer insights with metasearch functionality and user interface, Travelport Rooms and More™ delivers a completely integrated hotel booking platform, allowing travel agents across the globe to take better advantage of the rapidly growing hotel sector. The booking engine has gone from strength to strength since it was launched in 2011, tripling the number of its hotel properties in the first 18 months. By the end of 2012, Travelport Rooms and More offered 375,000 unique hotel properties and 950,000 hotel offers. This number continues to grow.
“The extensive hotel content on Travelport Rooms and More™ continues to grow at a rapid rate and it is fantastic to welcome lowcostbeds.com on board,” said Niklas Andréen, GVP Hospitality and Partner Marketing, Travelport. “They are a major player in the international hospitality industry and I am confident that this will be a highly beneficial relationship for both our companies.”
Paul Riches, Group Director of Sales, for the Lowcosttravelgroup, added: “We’re very pleased to be working with Travelport and distributing our extensive hotel content through Travelport Rooms and More - it’s an important new channel for us and a great way for agents to easily earn commissions when booking hotels for their customers.”
Travelport Rooms and More™ is now available to travel agencies in over 70 countries. Since launch, the portal has undergone significant enhancements and will continue to do so throughout 2013. It is currently available in 6 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish).