Online hotels aggregator OYO Rooms has signed an agreement with UK headquartered travel commerce platform Travelport. This deal involves the former to connect with 6,000 hotel properties offered by Travelport and also will be available to the latter's connected travel agencies.
As per the pact, 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 Rooms said in a statement.
However, the companies did not share the financial details of the agreement.OYO Rooms Chief Growth Officer Kavikrut said,
Both OYO and Travelport are recognised for leveraging innovative technology capabilities. We are confident in utilising this synergy to unlock new growth areas for both partners.
Travelport's travel commerce platform connects hotel providers and independent properties to its 68,000 connected agencies worldwide, offering travelers more hotel choices as it now offers 6,50,000 hotel properties, it said.
This is an exciting partnership and one that forms part of our ongoing strategy to extend our hotel offering, Travelport Hospitality SVP Niklas Andreen said.
Travelport's connectivity enables it to directly acquire specific hotel content as well as requested local hotel chains and individual properties, he said.
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.
Travelport is a travel commerce platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the travel and tourism industry. Travelport is headquartered in Langley, Berkshire. The company recently completed its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “TVPT”.