Booking.com Pilots New Platform for Travel Agents

Booking.com for Travel Agents provides travel industry professionals with a bespoke set of tools and reports to book and manage accommodation reservations for their clients with ease

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Today Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, announced the initial test pilot of Booking.com for Travel Agents, the first iteration of a new platform designed specifically with the unique needs of travel agents in mind.

The platform features a suite of easy-to-use tools that empower travel industry professionals to seamlessly make and manage accommodation reservations for their clients via Booking.com. Booking.com for Travel Agents is an extension of the company's existing Affiliate Partner Programme and leverages technology and infrastructure being developed for Booking.com for Business. Travel Agents who join the platform will be eligible for similar partner benefits as all Booking.com affiliate partners.

Not only does the Booking.com for Travel Agents platform enable travel agents to view and manage all customer reservations via one handy dashboard, but it also includes a tab of customisable reports that fully support agents in monitoring individual client bookings, as well as providing them with a convenient breakdown of their earnings over time.

To read the full release, visit Booking.com's Global Newsroom: https://globalnews.booking.com/bookingcom-pilots-new-platform-for-travel-agents/

About Booking.com:

Booking.com is the world leader in booking hotel and other accommodations online. It guarantees the best prices for any type of property - from small independents to five-star luxury. Guests can access the Booking.com website anytime, anywhere from their desktops, mobile phones and tablet devices, and they don't pay booking fees - ever. The Booking.com website is available in 43 languages, offers over 1M hotels and accommodations including more than 520,000 vacation rental properties and covers over 96,000 destinations worldwide. With over 19 years of experience and a team of over 13,000 dedicated employees in over 184 offices worldwide, Booking.com operates its own in-house customer service team, which is available 24/7 to ensure an exceptional customer experience.

Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. owns and operates Booking.com™, and is part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN). Follow us on Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest, like us on Facebook, or learn more at http://www.booking.com.

SOURCE Booking.com

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