No matter how or where travelers shop, they want greater choice and convenience when booking a trip. Finding the right place to rest your head at night, can make a real difference to the overall travel experience.
Every day more than 1.5 million room nights are reserved across 228 countries and territories worldwide via the Booking.com platform. Thanks to a new partnership between Amadeus and Booking.com, travel sellers will now be able to access the vast and rich content of the company's extensive listings. This includes everything from hotels, motels and resorts to homes, apartments and many other unique places to stay provided by Booking.com through the Amadeus Travel Platform.
As a result of this partnership, travel sellers will directly benefit from an increase of 30% in the accommodation options made available by Amadeus. They will be able to access the new content in the coming months through multiple points of sale including Amadeus Selling Platform Connect and, for corporate bookers, through Amadeus cytric Travel & Expense.
Booking.com's extensive range of accommodation options will be shown alongside other travel content to make it easier for travel sellers to book a traveler's whole journey. The additional content enables them to meet that traveler's desire to have a wealth of choice, access to multiple price points as well as the convenience of having a single itinerary that covers the journey from start to finish.
Ripsy Bandourian, VP of Partnerships at Booking.com said, "We're constantly on the lookout for strategic collaborations that can enable us to reach even more people around the globe, empowering them to easily discover and book their ideal travel experiences via Booking.com. We're delighted to be working with a partner like
Amadeus that truly shares our passion for technology and innovation. Together we are looking forward to seamlessly connecting even more travelers with the stays and trip experiences that are just right for them."
Jorge Elliott, EVP of Travel Content Sourcing, Travel Channels, Amadeus said"We're confident that the partnership between Amadeus and Booking.com will bring a number of benefits to our travel seller community. Amadeus' technology combined with Booking.com's content means that travel sellers can search, book and integrate Booking.com's content seamlessly, ensuring the booking process is simple, and trips can easily be customized for travelers. This is all part of our mission to build a Live Travel Space to create better journeys."
Peter Waters, EVP, Hotels, Mobility & Insurance, Amadeus said, "Hospitality is a top priority for Amadeus and we are actively investing to further enrich our portfolio in terms of both IT and content. We are proud to move our business forward with a hospitality provider that is known for its success on a global stage."
Established in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com B.V. has grown from a small Dutch start-up to one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), Booking.com now employs more than 17,500 employees in 200+ offices in 70 countries worldwide.
With a mission to empower people to experience the world, Booking.com invests in digital technology that helps take the friction out of travel. At Booking.com, we connect travelers with the world's largest selection of incredible places to stay, including everything from apartments, vacation homes, and family-run B&Bs to 5-star luxury resorts, tree houses and even igloos. The Booking.com website and mobile apps are available in 43 languages, offer over 28 million total reported listings, including more than 5.7 million listings of homes, apartments and other unique places to stay, and covers more than 148,000 destinations in 228 countries and territories worldwide.
Each day, more than 1.5 million room nights are reserved on our platform. So whether traveling for business or leisure, customers can instantly book their ideal place to stay quickly and easily with Booking.com, without booking fees and backed up by our promise to price match. Via our customer experience team, customers can reach Booking.com 24/7 for assistance and support in over 43 languages, any time of the day or night.
Travel powers progress. Amadeus powers travel. Amadeus's solutions connect travelers to the journeys they want through travel agents, search engines, tour operators, airlines, airports, hotels, cars and railways.
We have developed our technology in partnership with the travel industry for over 30 years. We combine a deep understanding of how people travel with the ability to design and deliver the most complex, trusted, critical systems our customers need. We help connect over 1.6 billion people a year to local travel providers in over 190 countries.
We are one company, with 17,000 employees across 70 offices. We have a global mind-set and a local presence wherever our customers need us.
Our purpose is to shape the future of travel. We are passionate in our pursuit of better technology that makes better journeys.
Amadeus is an IBEX 35 company, listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange under AMS.MC.
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