– New partnerships brings 175,000 more properties into Amadeus’ front office solutions
– Accommodation options cover all needs, from boutique luxury, to serviced apartments and motels
– Travel agents benefit from fast and easy booking process, fully integrated into the client PNR
The ability to search, shop and book accommodation in the right place, with the right facilities, at the right price is key to a personal, smooth travel experience. Amadeus’ new agreement with totalstay opens up an even wider range of accommodation to Amadeus users, giving travel agents increased ability to meet the individual needs of travellers.
With totalstay on board, Amadeus customers have an additional 175,000 new accommodation options in more than 10,000 locations. Options include well-known hotel chains, boutique hotels, self-catering apartments, bed and breakfasts, and motels, catering to all budgets and preferences.
Travel agents can quickly and easily search and compare accommodation options in their Amadeus booking platform, ensuring the best value for their travellers. They can also view a range of property related information including reviews, pictures and maps which can be shared with clients, providing greater customer service and peace of mind in their choice.
Paul Babai, Director of Sales and Business Development at totalstay said, “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Amadeus, enabling us to connect to more travel partners across Australia. Our growing inventory features over 12,000 independently contracted properties and direct connections to 15,000 global hotel chain products, adding even more depth to the content available in the Amadeus system. We look forward to growing this partnership and supporting Amadeus travel agency partners to offer their travellers the best range of accommodation options available.’
Benjamin Weinmann, Manager, Hotel Distribution – Pacific, for Amadeus commented, “We are always looking to support our travel agents by expanding the breadth of accommodation options within Amadeus. This gives maximum choice to the agent and the traveller, be that through pricing, location, facilities or value-add inclusions. Partnering with Totalstay has allowed us to expand our offer even more, including some unique properties, and give our customers the ability to better meet the requests and expectations of their clients.”
About JacTravel and totalstay
Established in 1975, JacTravel is one of the world’s leading FIT hotel suppliers to the travel industry and provider of specialist inbound and group travel services to the UK, Ireland and Europe.
With headquarters in London, regional offices throughout the UK, Europe, Asia, the Middle-East and North America, (plus a global team of representatives) our team of over 600 travel professionals is well placed to serve 20,000 clients in 85 countries worldwide.
Our portfolio of over 175,000 hotels and preferred group suppliers is made up from more than 12,000 directly contracted independent properties, over 15,000 directly connected chain hotels plus supply sourced from some of the leading global wholesalers.
A multiple award winning business-to-business specialist, JacTravel operates a number of distinct but complementary divisions:
§ Global wholesale accommodation solution available via a simple API connection
§ Worldwide travel agent booking website through the agent website, totalstay.com
§ Specialist inbound group travel services to the UK, Ireland & Europe
Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail and ferry operators, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and travel management companies).
The Amadeus group employs around 15,200 people worldwide, across central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters), Nice (development) and Erding (operations), as well as over 70 local Amadeus Commercial Organisations globally and has a presence in more than 190 countries.
The group operates a transaction-based business model.
Amadeus is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange under the symbol “AMS.MC” and is a component of the IBEX 35 index.
To find out more about Amadeus please visit www.amadeus.com, and www.amadeus.com/blog for more on the travel industry.