Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has today announced content from Lots of Hotels is now available to Travelport-connected travel agencies through Travelport’s hotel booking engine, Travelport Rooms and More.
Lots of Hotels, a subsidiary of ASX listed Webjet Limited, was established in Dubai in 2012, sourcing content directly from global hotel chains, independent properties as well as from multiple suppliers of aggregated hotel content worldwide. Lots of Hotels supplies thousands of travel agencies in over 40 countries across the Middle East, Africa & Europe. Lots of Hotels commercial trading in the US has just launched and is now extending into the LATAM region.
Travelport’s travel commerce platform connects hotel providers to approximately 68,000 agencies worldwide, enabling them to expand their global reach. Travelport Rooms and More is an innovative product that makes finding the perfect hotel accommodation quick and simple. By using this game-changing booking engine, travel agents can earn commission from hoteliers on many of their bookings as well as access many of the best rates, offer broader choice, work smarter and boost income. Lots of Hotels represents over 300,000 properties worldwide, a number of which will be new to Travelport’s travel commerce platform for agents to search, sell and book for the first time. In addition, travel agents will also be able to access Lots of Hotels’ content via the award winning point of sale solution, Travelport Smartpoint.
Ossama Wagdi, CEO at Lots of Hotels, said: “We are looking forward to utilising Travelport’s travel commerce platform which we believe will boost our global reach and increase bookings. We have been impressed with the way Travelport has differentiated its offering from the traditional GDS and are delighted to be part of this growing segment within the Travelport community. Our extensive inventory of +300K hotels will certainly add value to thousands of new partner clients via Travelport Rooms and More.
Niklas Andréen, SVP of Hospitality at Travelport, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lots of Hotels to our travel commerce platform. This is an exciting partnership that forms part of our ongoing strategy to extend our Beyond Air offering, focusing on growth in both the leisure and corporate travel space. We are also looking forward to expanding our network of hotel aggregators in order to continue to offer our travel agent community unrivalled hotel content.”