Hotelbeds, the world’s leading bedbank has today announced a strategic partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic.
The IATA/IATAN ID Card gives travel professionals access to the AgentExperience platform where they can view and book, in one convenient place, special offers such as FAM trips, training courses and personal discounts on flights, hotels, car hire, and attractions worldwide.
Hotelbeds’ TravelStack technology will now strengthen the AgentExperience platform, by giving ID Card holders full access to Hotelbeds’ extensive portfolio of 180,000 hotel properties in 140 countries worldwide, many of which are contracted under special terms and conditions.
TravelStack by Hotelbeds provides industry partners with a powerful, full service white label booking platform integrated with Hotelbeds complete global product portfolio.
León Herce, Global Sales Director at Hotelbeds, said: “We are very pleased to announce this partnership with IATA, the trade association for the world’s airlines. We are delighted that IATA has chosen TravelStack to provide them with a booking solution and we are confident this is just the beginning of a long and fruitful partnership.”
Harsha Krishnan, Head of Travel & Tourism from IATA commented: “Offering our IATA/IATAN ID Card Holders a wide range of travel experiences in order to expand and enhance their product knowledge has been a hallmark of our AgentExperience platform. Partnering with Hotelbeds will significantly improve the booking options for travel professionals across the globe.”