Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, announced today it has signed a new multi-year strategic distribution agreement with Marriott International, a global leading lodging company.
The agreement continues access for travel agents globally to Marriott International’s 4,500 hotels in nearly 90 countries. As part of the agreement, the companies will enhance the way Marriott International’s hotels are merchandised to travel agencies through Travelport’s travel commerce platform. The agreement will also help Marriott International drive growth of the Marriott Rewards loyalty program.
Travelport’s travel commerce platform connects hotel providers to approximately 68,000 agencies worldwide, enabling them to expand their global reach.
Bruce Hoffmeister, Global Chief Information Officer at Marriott International said: “Travelport’s travel commerce platform enables us to reach travel buyers globally and we’re pleased to continue a partnership that supports our international growth.”
Niklas Andreen, SVP of Hospitality at Travelport, said: “We are delighted to be continuing and developing our existing strategic relationship with Marriott International. 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.”