Technology

Flight Centre Travel Group finds new tech partner for corporate brands

Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has selected HotelHub to provide a global hotel booking and distribution solution for its global corporate brands, including FCM and Corporate Traveller.

The HotelHub platform aggregates hotel content from multiple GDS and non-GDS sources and includes a tool for agents that fully automates the hotel booking workflow and an application programming interface (API) integrated with the industry’s online booking tools.

HotelHub will be available to FCTG agents through their agent booking tools, as well as to clients through traveller self-booking tools.

Content from multiple sources including the GDS, online travel agencies and any direct hotel content negotiated by Flight Centre or the client is consolidated into one interface to bring recommended, personalised content in a single view to agents or travellers.

Yon Abad, vice president of corporate suppliers and distribution at FCTG, said: “HotelHub’s independent, flexible and modern technology, and its scalability and highly customisable content, will be central to our hotel strategy.

“Their leading experience and proven track record to date, helped develop our vision and plans.

“Leveraging HotelHub’s platform to distribute our extensive and vetted content will enable us to offer globally a best-in-class hotel product and solutions to our corporate customers.

“This will allow them to meet their objectives of cost control, compliance and duty of care for this category.

“The ability to drive our highly customised content to the agent desktop or direct to the client through API will greatly improve efficiency and elevate our customer service levels.”

Eric Meierhans, chief commercial officer at HotelHub, said: “The Flight Centre Travel Group was looking for an omnichannel approach to their hotel booking needs.

“The brief was to provide a global technology solution, available online and offline, with flexibility to integrate with other systems and content, to deliver a standardised approach to bookings, significantly improve their offering to clients.

“Following a rigorous RFP process, we are delighted to be working with them to support their hotel strategy.”



SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Leave a Reply

Destinations

Mauritius drops mandatory testing requirement

Another day another bloody beautiful destination becomes more accessible for rebound travel. We love to see it!

Share

CommentComments

Travel Agents

CTM completes acquisition of 1000 Mile Travel Group

Shout out to Corporate Travel Management, who have successfully doomed us to having Vanessa Carlton’s A Thousand Miles stuck in our head for the foreseeable future.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Vanuatu says Welkam back to Aussie visitors as first flight lands in Port Vila

Pack your suitcase because international travellers no longer have to quarantine upon entry to Vanuatu!

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

ATSB report sparks overhaul in Qantas’ safety instructions following passenger injuries

Australia’s transport safety authority raised concerns over the clarity of Qantas’ safety instructions after six passengers were injured evacuating a plane via an escape slide.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Aurora partners with education platform & expands into French-speaking markets

It’s berets and baguettes all ’round at the Aussie expedition company’s office today, while Travel Weekly makes do with a simple pairing of Jam Fancies and Aldi tea.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Tourism NZ celebrates first Matariki public holiday with music colab

New Zealand has scored a new public holiday for the Māori New Year, marking its first national holiday to recognise and celebrate mātauranga Māori.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

This island is tipped to be the next coveted Italian destination

Are you done with Rome? Do you find Positano passé? You’re going to want to check out this little slice of Italian paradise… before everyone else does.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

Marriott to implement minimum wage bump earlier than expected

Not only were the staff chuffed that they’ve gotten a pay bump, but receiving it earlier as well must have them over the moon.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

REVIEW: Visit literal Paradise in the Maldives

by Chloe Noel De Kerbrech

Imagine an island with shimmering teal waters and perfectly white sand. Imagine an island you never want to leave. Actually, stop. You don’t have to imagine any of this because we found it.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Cairns welcomes Coral Princess’ maiden call

Crew members were also chuffed to be there, so much so that they learned the Cairns-Can, which is like the French can-can but with much more Four X Gold involved.

Share

CommentComments

Travel Agents

TravelManagers market supplier day goes ahead after two years of delays

Agents and suppliers spent a whirlwind day catching up at a special market event, though that’s not to say they bonded over fresh produce, at least, that we know of.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Bonza begins search for customer facing ‘legends’

Do you love giving safety briefings to a metal box full of people who are clearly not listening? Boy have we got news for you.

Share

CommentComments