Phuket, Thailand, August 16, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- HotelTravel.com, a worldwide leader in online hotel reservations and travel content, and SiteMinder have successfully completed two-way XML connectivity for seamless online booking.
According to HotelTravel.com Chief Information Officer, Olivier Dombey, SiteMinder is a popular option for hotels to connect directly with fast growing OTAs like HotelTravel.com.
“SiteMinder has a long history of innovation and is the preferred connectivity choice for many hotels in both Europe and Asia Pacific. We are delighted to complete XML connectivity with them and officially announce our partnership.
“HotelTravel.com believes this is great news for our hotel partners. It also marks another important step for HotelTravel.com as we continue to expand our connectivity options worldwide,” Mr Dombey added.
“Our new partnership with HotelTravel.com is very important in confirming our ability to offer accommodation providers a diverse range of online booking networks that can really boost their business. The new connection also underlines SiteMinder’s rapid growth as a leading distribution platform in both Europe and Asia,” said SiteMinder Partnerships Manager, Duncan Waterman.
SiteMinder is a multi-award winning online distribution company whose products are trusted and used by thousands of accommodation providers in over 90 countries worldwide to help increase online revenue, streamline business process and drive down the cost of acquisition. The cloud-based product suite continues to set the benchmark in online distribution technology by challenging conventional operating strategies. SiteMinder is redefining distribution.
HotelTravel.com provides the inside track for the best value online hotel deals. Its brand statement - Real People | Real Service | Real Choice - is the keystone of the company's customer centric business culture and its core value. HotelTravel.com has set the global standard for worldwide hotel bookings since 1999, constantly updating its multi-lingual website published in 10 languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Russian and Thai. Its 24-hour service centre is staffed by highly trained professional native speakers in each language, guaranteeing only the very best customer experience with each hotel booking. HotelTravel.com is proud to remain privately owned and operated, employing over 300 staff in its offices in Thailand, Malaysia and China.