First Fully Integrated Supply Chain by Industry Leaders Bookt and Tourico Holidays Finally Makes Vacation Rentals Available to Thousands of Travel Reselle.
ORLANDO, Fla. − September 10, 2013 − Bookt LLC and Tourico Holidays have teamed up to supply Tourico’s 4,500+ Travel Agencies, Tour Operators, Airlines and Credit Card Rewards resellers across 100 countries with thousands of high-quality and bookable short-term rental properties located in top city and resort locales worldwide.
“Consumers booked 5 million room nights last year through Tourico resellers,” said Robert Käll, CEO of Bookt.“With this partnership in place, these travelers finally have access to professionally managed vacation rentals which is the fastest growing lodging category today.” Käll added, “For the first time, high-quality holiday apartments, homes and resort condos are available from these resellers, and consumers get exactly the unit they are looking at online.”
Tourico’s reseller network has high conversion based on trusted brand affiliation and members-only features.“We supply exclusive distribution to major U.S. and International credit card, bank and loyalty point-redemption companies and frequent flyer programs,” said Tourico Holidays VP Steve Caron. “Their affluent travelers want vacation rentals in all the best places worldwide and that is what we are giving them – now as easy to book as a hotel room via the Tourico platform.”
“Our clients typically experience over 75% year over year increase in booking revenue after switching to InstaManager,” said Matthew Hoffman, Sr. Vice President of Sales at Bookt. “A big reason for this is that our marketing tools make it easy for them to distribute their properties. Tourico’s unique wholesale channel makes that offering even better, and gives our clients significant opportunity for incremental bookings from completely new client segments.”
The Bookt-Tourico partnership means everybody in the vacation home supply chain, including the guest, get a better booking experience.
Bookt is a leader in cloud based services for the lodging industry. Our vacation rental manager clients, called InstaManagers, compete on 6 Continents and in 85+ Countries with Millions of Vacation Rental Nights Booked via the InstaManager system. Our cloud based platform directly drives revenue, manages resources, and provides business control for savvy lodging companies worldwide. Check out these User Reviews from global InstaManagers. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit InstaManager.com.
About Tourico Holidays
Tourico Holidays, a subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., is a leading global travel distribution company that contracts directly with travel providers, such as lodging, cruise lines, attractions, transportation and airlines. Tourico Holidays works on a high-volume, wholesale model to broker this inventory to over 4,500 clients in 100 countries using proprietary technology. For more information, visit TouricoHolidays.com.