Amadeus global travel distribution system and Destinations of the World, the sole wholesale travel company dedicated to selling purely to the global travel trade, recently announced a new strategic collaboration that provides mutually beneficial use of information.
According to the companies, the collaboration entails that agents who use the Amadeus system will have access to prices on the inventory of DOTW for hotels and apartments in the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia and Australia. Destinations of the world will be directly connected to the central reservations system of hotels through the Amadeus system and consequently have continuous access to prices and inventories.
Travel agents who use the Destinations of the World website will have access to thousands of hotels around the world that are available through Amadeus. Agents will also have access to the online system “DOTWconnect” that allows them to have access not only to the inventory and prices but also commission procedures and prepayment.
According to Keith Fernandez, group managing director of Destinations of the World, “we are extremely satisfied with the mutual benefits and opportunities for both companies as Destinations of the World will open doors for Amadeus in markets where we have a powerful presence and Amadeus will offer us the opportunity to do the same in its spheres of influence.”