June 10, 2012 · 0 Comments
SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Jun 07, 2012 (www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com) — Travelocity Global and Hilton Worldwide have signed a new multi-year agreement that will allow Travelocity, lastminute.com and ZUJI shoppers continued access to Hilton’s portfolio of more than 3,800 hotels which include 10 brands in 88 countries around the world.
“Hilton Worldwide’s ten distinct hotel brands are very important brands to our customers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, and we look forward to continuing to build on our solid relationship,” said Noreen Henry, senior vice president global partner services, Travelocity Global. “This renewed agreement further reinforces the value that Travelocity Global continues to bring to all of our hotel partners.”
Hilton Worldwide is now connecting to Travelocity via Travelocity Connect, a state-of-the-art platform that enables developers and system providers in the hospitality industry to easily and quickly scale hotel supplier business with Travelocity, Lastminute.com, and ZUJI seamlessly, based on real-time inventory and pricing data.
“This new agreement between Travelocity Global and Hilton Worldwide is focused on driving sales and highlights the collaborative spirit between us,” said Eduardo Schutte, vice president distribution & channel management, Hilton Worldwide. “This leading shopping and booking channel complements our distribution strategy and global reach by helping us tap primarily into leisure travelers who like to shop several outlets before booking.”