Data Partnership Across TravelClick’s Hotelligence360® Business Intelligence Solutions, including Demand360®, Rate360® and Agency360®, Marks Second Global Hotel Endorsement in 2017
NEW YORK, October 2, 2017 – TravelClick, a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, today announced the Company’s new, expanded relationship with InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG).
As one of the world’s leading hotel companies, with more than 5,200 hotels worldwide, IHG will utilize TravelClick’s innovative, data-driven Hotelligence360® Business Intelligence solutions, including Demand360®, Rate360® and Agency360®, at the corporate level and recommend them for all IHG properties. These solutions will provide IHG with the data and analytics that are required to improve decision making, maximize channel mix and increase revenue per available room (RevPAR).
This expanded relationship highlights the tremendous value of TravelClick’s Business Intelligence solutions, which empower properties to drive significant RevPAR growth and stay ahead of the game in an ever-changing, competitive global landscape. IHG and TravelClick will work together to increase adoption of three of TravelClick’s Business Intelligence solutions across IHG’s brand portfolio, which includes InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels and Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and more.
Andrew Rubinacci, Senior Vice President of Global Distribution and Revenue Management Strategy, IHG, commented: “Access to the right technology and data is vital to providing our brands with a competitive edge to significantly improve performance. By deepening our relationship with TravelClick in this way, our hoteliers will have the ability to use powerful forward-looking data to implement strategies that are tailored to their specific markets, enabling them to stay ahead of the competition.”
“The strategic relationship with IHG validates that TravelClick’s Business Intelligence solutions are best-in-class and essential for a hotel’s success in today’s rapidly changing environment,” added Greg Sheppard, Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence, TravelClick. “As IHG is the second major global brand to recommend TravelClick’s Hotelligence360 Business Intelligence solutions this year, TravelClick looks forward to sharing its valuable experience for the rollout across IHG’s properties around the world and supporting corporate-level business decisions moving forward.”
TravelClick’s Hotelligence360 solutions include:
- Demand360 – With more than 23,000 hotels around the world participating, Demand360 is the only competitive market intelligence product available to the hospitality industry that provides forward-looking reservation metrics and competitive share by segment and channel. Hoteliers can develop a deep understanding of in-market trends and identify specific strategies to capitalize on future revenue opportunities.
- Rate360 – The No. 1-rated shopping solution in the hospitality industry – gathering over 10 billion rates per month from more than 600 sources, the vast majority of which are gathered through direct API connections for the highest degree of data quality – Rate360 ensures that hoteliers can rely on rate data to maximize revenue and optimize their competitive positions.
- Agency360 – The only source of travel agent bookings from all four GDS systems, Agency360 helps hoteliers to understand their share of corporate business and identify specific opportunities for growth.
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) is a global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,200 hotels and nearly 780,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with more than 1,500 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally. Visit www.ihg.com for hotel information and reservations and www.ihgrewardsclub.com for more information on IHG Rewards Club. For our latest news, visit: www.ihgplc.com/media and follow us on social media at: www.twitter.com/ihg, www.facebook.com/ihg and www.youtube.com/ihgplc.
TravelClick offers innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels around the globe to maximize revenue. TravelClick enables over 25,000 customers to drive better business decisions and know, acquire, convert and retain guests. The Company’s interconnected suite of solutions includes Business Intelligence, Reservations & Booking Engine, Media, Web & Video and Guest Management. As a trusted hotel partner with more than 30 years of industry experience, TravelClick operates in 176 countries, with local experts in 39 countries and 14 offices in New York, Atlanta, Barcelona, Bucharest, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Orlando, Ottawa, Paris, Shanghai and Singapore. The Company also provides its hotel customers with access to a global network of over 600 travel-focused partners. Follow TravelClick on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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