hotel.info now bookable worldwide through the Sabre GDS
London, 05. March 2012 – hotel.info, the free online hotel reservation service with more than 210,000 hotels worldwide has started its interface to the Sabre Global Distribution System (GDS). More than 300,000 Sabre-connected travel agents can now access hotels from hotel.info's portfolio. The Sabre GDS is one of the largest GDS, serving travel agencies, travel websites, corporations and government agencies around the world.
Expanded offer for travellers, wider reach for hotels
In a first phase, approximately 6,000 partner hotels of hotel.info will now be made available through the Sabre GDS. More hotels of hotel.info's content will follow shortly. Comments John Carlile, Sabre Director of Hotel Product Marketing: “By working with hotel.info we have expanded our hotel content for Sabre-connected travel agents, providing even more attractive offers for travelers and agencies that can be shopped and booked in like all Sabre hotels.”
Apart from the advantages for travel agencies, among which hotel.info counts numerous affiliate partners, Andreas Klug, Country Manager at hotel.info, points out the value for hotels: "Our hotel partners particularly benefit from this cooperation with Sabre. The connection to the Sabre GDS is at no extra cost to our partner hotels and they can now benefit from an additional distribution channel. We now have access to many thousands of new, mainly international customers booking their hotels through travel agencies affiliated with Sabre."
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hotel.info hotel booking Ltd.
2-8 Victoria Avenue
London, EC2M 4NS
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www.hotel.info is a hotel reservation service for business and private customers offered free of charge. The service offers more than 210,000 hotels for electronic bookings around the world. Customers booking via hotel.info achieve significantly better prices in comparison with other booking channels. In addition, hotel.info shows all available room prices for each hotel, so that the customer can always select the cheapest or most suitable room price. All bookings via hotel.info are transferred simultaneously, securely and directly to the respective hotel’s computer. This guarantees the unique integration of each hotel’s own reservation system so-called CRS or PMS and hotel.de’s own reservation system myRES into the hotel.info unified user interface.
Using the experience of other hotel guests, customers seeking hotel rooms can base their decisions to book a room not only on the core information such as room price and hotel facilities, but also on the more than 2 million hotel evaluations and ratings submitted by hundreds of thousands of hotel guests from around the world. Compared with existing rating portals, hotel.info customers can rely on 100% genuine hotel ratings, since only customers who have booked and recently stayed in each hotel are asked for their opinion. hotel.info, the international brand of hotel.de AG, has been created in order to expand in markets in other countries. To acquire new customers and hotels abroad, offices in the UK (London), France (Paris), Spain (Barcelona), Italy (Rome), China (Shanghai) and Singapore have already been opened. The high percentage of international business travellers facilitates the Company's entry into new markets. The aim is to establish hotel.info as the leading online hotel reservation service for business as well as private customers.
Sabre Hospitality Solutions provides technology to the global hospitality industry. It operates one of the industry’s largest Software-as-a-Service businesses, with its reservations and property management system, marketing and distribution software, and Internet marketing and e-business solutions used by more than 12,000 hotel properties around the world. Each year, it generates more than $12 billion in revenue for its customers.
Sabre Hospitality Solutions is part of Sabre Holdings, a global travel technology company serving the world’s largest industry – travel and tourism. For more information please visit: www.sabrehospitality.com.