Travelocity Global Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Hilton Worldwide
Jun 7, 2012
SOUTHLAKE, Texas – June 7, 2012 – Travelocity Global and Hilton Worldwide have signed a new multi-year agreement that will allow Travelocity, lastminute.com and ZUJI shoppers continued access to Hilton’s portfolio of more than 3,800 hotels which include 10 brands in 88 countries around the world.
“Hilton Worldwide’s ten distinct hotel brands are very important brands to our customers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific and we look forward to continuing to build on our solid relationship,” said Noreen Henry, senior vice president global partner services, Travelocity Global. “This renewed agreement further reinforces the value that Travelocity Global continues to bring to all of our hotel partners.”
Hilton Worldwide is now connecting to Travelocity via Travelocity Connect, a state-of-the art platform that enables developers and system providers in the hospitality industry to easily and quickly scale hotel supplier business with Travelocity, Lastminute.com, and ZUJI seamlessly, based on real-time inventory and pricing data.
“This new agreement between Travelocity Global and Hilton Worldwide is focused on driving sales and highlights the collaborative spirit between us,” said Eduardo Schutte, vice president distribution & channel management, Hilton Worldwide. “This leading shopping and booking channel complements our distribution strategy and global reach by helping us tap primarily into leisure travelers who like to shop several outlets before booking.”
About Travelocity Global
Travelocity® is committed to being the traveler's champion – before, during and after the trip – and provides the most comprehensive and proactive guarantee in the industry (http://www.travelocity.com/guarantee). This customer-driven focus, backed by 24/7 live phone support, competitive prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity one of the largest travel companies in the world. Travelocity also owns and operates: Travelocity Business® for corporate travel; igougo.com, a leading online travel community; lastminute.com, a leader in European online travel; and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation, a world leader in travel marketing and distribution.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,800 hotels and timeshare properties, with 630,000 rooms in 88 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.