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Top Spanish OTA Joins SiteMinder¹s Room Distribution Exchange (RDX)

February 20, 2014 Tech 2 Comments Email Email

SiteMinder, a leader in the online hotel distribution industry, is pleased to announce a new partnership with one of Spain¹s top online travel agencies (OTAs): Jumbo Tours Spain.

The company was looking for a solution that would establish a seamless connection to global Property Management Systems (PMS) and Central Reservation Systems (CRS) and SiteMinder¹s Room Distribution Exchange (RDX) platform was the perfect fit.

As one of the leading international providers of incoming travel services and International wholesalers, Jumbo Tours Group, headquartered in Majorca, Spain with 27 offices worldwide, offers its services and products to tour operators and travel agencies globally. With over 35 years of experience in the travel industry, Jumbo Tours yearly caters to over 2.7 million clients (forecast 2013) in 50 destinations. Jumbonline and Jumbobeds, its B2B brands have grown rapidly in the main outbound market. The partnership enables Jumbo Tours to access dynamic room availability and rate supply directly from thousands of hotels that are clients of SiteMinder’s Room Distribution Exchange switch platform. The platform connects the worlds CRS and PMS systems directly to hundreds of booking channels.

³Our integration with SiteMinder helps our hotel partners update rates and inventory in our sales channels in real-time, enabling us to bring the best offers to our customers. We expect an estimated growth by over 20% as a result of this connectivity,² said Javier Soriano, Head of Preferential Partners at Jumbo Tours Group.

³A key differentiator of SiteMinder¹s Room Distribution Exchange platform is the sophistication of the technology. The two-way real-time connection through the platform¹s SiteConnect API interface delivers accurate automatic updates of rates and inventory, assisting OTAs to overcome the connectivity challenges that they face, while allowing hotels to receive OTA reservations directly into their own systems² said David Williams, Executive Director, Global Sales and Marketing, SiteMinder. ³With over 11,000+ hotel clients around the globe, the partnership also provides SiteMinder¹s clients with a more efficient product because of the services offered by multiple OTA partners.²

Currently there are "2 comments" on this Article:

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