Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces that its Travelport Rooms and More™ hotel booking engine, the one-stop hotel shop for travel agents, now includes accommodation offers from Canada’s award-winning, leading hotel consolidator, Huntington Travel, which provides a wide product range of hotels to worldwide destinations.
The Huntington Travel Group is a leading full service wholesaler and an IATA certified agency offering global destinations through more than 60 airlines. Comprised of four interconnected business units, Huntington Travel has been in operation since 1973. Huntington has been the frequent recipient of the Canadian Agent’s Choice Award, and was recently voted amongst the Top 3 Consolidators in the Canada.
With Huntington Travel on board, Travelport Rooms and More customers now have access to an additional 65,000 hotels and holiday property offers, now with a total of 740,000 accommodation offers on the portal.
Niklas Andreen, GVP Hospitality and Partner Marketing, Travelport, said: “Huntington Travel is a key player in the Canadian hotel booking business. We are therefore delighted to be including them in our Travelport Rooms and More™ hotel booking engine.”
Travelport Rooms and More™ is available to all travel agencies in 71 countries, allowing them to book a greater choice of commissionable accommodation and take advantage of the rapidly growing hotel sector. Travelport Rooms and More is currently available in 6 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish & Polish).
"We are excited to be a participating hotel partner with Travelport Rooms and More to offer the largest selection of hotels and best prices for its vast and diverse Travelport client base," said Rose Cosentino, General Manager of Huntington Travel. "Available today on www.travelportroomsandmore.com travel agents can now search and book hotels ranging from 2- to 5-star rating and brands such as Hyatt, Marriott, Four Seasons, Hilton, Fairmont, Holiday Inn, Westin, Sheraton, independent hotels and more…instantly and easily with Huntington Travel."
“Travelport allows Huntington Travel access to a global market via Travelport Universal API,” said Kiran Budhdeo, CEO of Huntington Travel Group. As part of the agreement, all Huntington Travel hotel content will be searchable through Rooms and More, all fully commissionable to travel agents.”
Travelport Universal API is a GDS industry first offering travel agency customers the ability to aggregate content and travel related services from multiple sources through one single connection.
About Huntington Travel
As one of Canada's leaders in B2B wholesale travel, Huntington Travel’s proprietary booking engine offers travel agents the advantages of last minute booking and searches of over 65 major airlines. This offers the ability to mix and match fare class combinations that allow for a variety of fare options including bulk rates in economy, business and first class. With over a 120,000 hotels worldwide, all hotel inventory is dynamic, meaning if it’s displaying on the site, it’s bookable. Rates displayed are ranked from low to high in Canadian dollars and include hotel taxes. For really great rates, non-refundable rates are also offered to certain hotels. An email confirmation is instantly sent upon completion of the booking along with the e-hotel voucher.