Global Hospitality Solutions provider RateGain has been named as one of the preferred technology partners in the channel management space for one of Asia's leading lodging companies, Marriott International Inc. RateGain's technology will assist in effectively managing the online distribution of Marriott's distinct brand portfolio.
"This newly established relationship with a globally recognized hotel group, Marriott in the APAC region, is a vote of confidence in RateGain's ability to bolster the group's online visibility. A milestone achievement, we now look forward to forging a strong relationship with Marriott – one that is mutually beneficial and drives business results," said Bhanu Chopra, Founder & CEO, RateGain.
He further added,"Marriott APAC went through an extensive evaluation process before selecting RateGain. This validates the investments we have been making into our technology to build a robust distribution platform that allows our Hotel customers to tap into demand through regional OTAs as well as emerging new platforms and channels such as social media sites, private sale sites and mobile channels".
RateGain's Channel Manager offers Marriott a two-way, cloud-based connectivity exchange between the groups's various hotels and the world's leading online booking sites.
RateGain is a leader in hospitality and travel technology solutions for revenue management decision support, rate intelligence, seamless electronic distribution and brand engagement helping customers around the world to streamline their operations and sales. RateGain global customer base comprises leading travel suppliers and intermediaries including airlines, hotels, cruise lines, car rental companies, online travel agents, tour operators and wholesalers. Since its inception in 2004, RateGain expertise in innovating solutions for the dynamic travel ecosystem has resulted in continuous growth and an established position as a thought-leader and trendsetter in the marketplace. For more information, visit www.rategain.com
About Marriott International Inc.
Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 3,800 properties in 72 countries and territories and reported revenues of nearly $12 billion in fiscal year 2012. The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 18 brands, including Marriott Hotels, The Ritz-Carlton,JW Marriott, Bulgari, EDITION, Renaissance, Gaylord Hotels, Autograph Collection, AC Hotels by Marriott, Courtyard, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites,Marriott Executive Apartments, Marriott Vacation Club, Grand Residences by Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club. There are approximately 325,000 employees at headquarters, managed and franchised properties. Marriott is consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business operations, which it conducts based on five core values: put people first, pursue excellence, embrace change, act with integrity, and serve our world. For more information please visit www.marriott.com