Travelport, a travel commerce platform and Oyo, a large network of hotels has announced that they have inked a new agreement whereby 6,000 hotel properties offered by Oyo will be made available through Travelport's Travel Commerce Platform to its travel agency users, both in India and around the world. Oyo currently operates in more than 180 Indian cities, including Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Goa.
The agreement with Oyo is aimed at catering to the needs of Travelport's agents to add the hotel content they need in their local regions. It also gives hoteliers access to the international travel booking industry. Once on Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform, travel agents globally have access to the hotel content through their normal workflow, eliminating time-consuming and inefficient bookings across different channels.
Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform connects hotel providers and independent properties to its 68,000 connected agencies worldwide, in turn, offering travellers more hotel choices as Travelport now offers 650,000 unique hotel properties.
Kavikrut, Chief Growth Officer, at Oyo hoped that synergy with Travelport would unlock new growth areas for both the firms. Niklas Andreen, SVP of Hospitality at Travelport, said, this partnership extends its hotel offerings. "Our industry-leading connectivity enables us to directly acquire specific hotel content, as well as requested local hotel chains and individual properties, and we are looking forward to continuing to expand our offerings in this area throughout the year.”
First Published On : Jul 14, 2016 16:10 IST