Online travel wholesaler Excite Holidays has connected with DHISCO Inc., the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, to negotiate the sharpest rates for some of the world’s largest hotel chains.
Marriott Hotels and Resorts is the first hotel chain to partner with Excite Holidays through DHISCO, and travel agents are now able to access preferential rates for 49 of the group’s properties through the B2B online wholesaler’s booking system.
Excite Holidays currently has a portfolio of over 250,000 hotels in over 150 countries, which are available via direct contracts and third-party suppliers.
By investing millions into its distribution technology, Excite Holidays is able to offer travel agents the widest choice and the most competitive rates for hotels and apartments around the globe.
“We’re extremely excited about offering our agents even more choice when it comes to selecting the perfect accommodation options for their clients,” says Excite Holidays CEO and founder George Papaioannou.
“We truly believe that our network of partners around the world allows us to deliver the most competitive options to travel agents, and we’ll continue to connect with hotel chains via DHISCO to empower consultants with the best resources to win and retain business.”
DHISCO CEO Toni Portmann said a key focus of her company is to provide support for companies like Excite Holidays, which are developing the next generation of hotel booking technologies.
“Excite Holidays is using our technology to give travel agents a fast, convenient way to book hotel rooms directly for their clients,” she said. “This is a perfect example of DHISCO’s mission is to connect all travel buyers and providers with the world.”