DELHI: Treebo Hotels, India’s 3rd largest hotel chain has partnered Travelport, the global travel commerce platform to make its properties available to latter’s Indian and international corporate travellers and travel agencies looking for quality accommodation during business visits.
As a part of the partnership, Treebo Hotels’ properties would be available through Travelport’s global travel distribution systems Travelport Galileo and Travelport WorldSpan.
Travelport facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business to business (“B2B”) travel marketplace.
Niklas Andreen, Vice President and Managing Director, Global Hospitality Commerce at Travelport commented: “We are excited to partner with Treebo Hotels, one of India’s key hotel suppliers and our collaboration with Treebo Hotels will help further establish their position within India’s budget accommodation space. Their wide variety of destinations, accommodation types and price ranges greatly enriches Travelport’s unrivalled choice of global travel content; providing agents and partner companies with countless opportunities to check availability of inventory and make bookings.”
Commenting on the partnership, Sidharth Gupta, Co-Founder, Treebo Hotels said, “Travelport’s global, sophisticated technology-driven distribution system will help Treebo tap into its international and domestic travelers. On the other hand, this collaboration will empower Travelports’ users to choose quality accommodation from across Treebo properties in India during their business visits across major cities.”
Travelport is a leader in the worldwide distribution of demand and supply for the hospitality sector and airline bookings and its collaboration with Treebo Hotels will help the tech company establish its position in the budget accommodation space in India. Treebo’s tech solidarity would facilitate a cohesive technological management of its properties on Travelport’s platform, allowing agents and partner companies to the check availability of inventory live and make bookings.
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in approximately 180 countries, and approximately 4,000 employees, our 2016 net revenue was over $2.3 billion.
Founded in June 2015, Treebo Hotels is India’s 3rd largest hotel chain and operates in the budget segment of the hospitality industry. It is the brainchild of ex-McKinsey consultants Sidharth Gupta and Rahul Chaudhary, and ex-VP engineering of MyGola Kadam Jeet Jain. Treebo Hotels offers quality accommodation in the unorganized and fragmented budget segment which is $20 billion in market size.
Treebo works on a full inventory model with carefully selected, existing, standalone hotels and prescribes the quality standards the hotel operators need to adhere to and helps them meet these standards through staff training, bulk contracts with vendors, and technology implementation.
Treebo is the largest network of branded budget hotels with 6000 rooms across 250+ properties in over 50 major cities in the country.
Musafir Namah Bureau