Booking.com’s accommodation content is now available to more travel agents worldwide, following a hospitality distribution agreement the online reservation platform signed with Amadeus, a leading provider of cutting-edge technology solutions for travel and tourism companies.
The accommodation options of Booking.com have been integrated into the Amadeus Travel Platform, allowing travel agents to access the vast and rich content, including everything from hotels, motels and resorts to homes and apartments.
“This is all part of our mission to build a Live Travel Space to create better journeys,” said Jorge Elliott, EVP of Travel Content Sourcing, Travel Channels, Amadeus.
As a result of the partnership, travel agents will directly benefit from an increase of 30 percent 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.
“Hospitality is a top priority for Amadeus and we are actively investing to further enrich our portfolio in terms of both IT and content,” said Peter Waters, EVP, Hotels, Mobility & Insurance, Amadeus.
Booking.com’s extensive range of accommodation options will be shown alongside other travel content to make it easier for travel agents to book a traveler’s whole journey.