Hotelbeds has formed a global strategic partnership with Servantrip, a B2B platform that consolidates airport transfers, door-to-door drivers and activities in over 170 countries.
The new alliance will provide Servantrip with full access to Hotelbeds’ Beyond The Bed portfolio via the API solutions offered by Hotelbeds. These include tours, tickets and attractions with over 18,000 activities in 690 destinations; transfers via Holidays Taxi Group (HTG), the worldwide transport service that is part of Hotelbeds, offering airport to city and resort transfers in 21,000+ destinations in over 150 countries worldwide; and access to Hotelbeds’ transfer portfolio, which has over 25,000 transfer routes in over 120 countries (from August 2020) and car hire products from 500 car rental suppliers through Hotelbeds’ B2B car rental brand CARNECT (from April 2021).
Meanwhile, Beyond The Bed’s ancillary supplier partners will benefit from strengthened distribution through the Servantrip platform that will power real-time bookings from the 7,100 travel agencies and OTAs across 97 countries that use Servantrip.
Adding to this, the Servantrip platform allows users to make several bookings in the same reservation, thus increasing cross-selling opportunities for Beyond the Bed partners.
Managing director – Beyond The Bed portfolio, Hotelbeds, Javier Arévalo said: “We are very pleased to announce this partnership with Servantrip as it is one of the leading B2B distribution platforms consolidating airport transfers, door-to-door drivers and other activities. We have been working hard over the last few years to offer our ancillary partners access to an even wider distribution network and Servantrip, with its own proprietary technology solution, will provide real-time bookings from more than 7,100 travel trade customers. This partnership works as the perfect win-win, with Hotelbeds working as the ancillary product specialist and Servantrip as the technology partner.”
Also commenting was managing director, Servantrip, José Manuel Núñez: “We are dedicated to giving our B2B clients the widest possible portfolio of ancillary solutions under the best possible terms and conditions. The high-quality products available from Hotelbeds’ Beyond The Bed portfolio – over 18,000 activities, 25,000 transfer routes and 500 car rental providers worldwide – fulfills our commitment and additionally its cloud-based technology matches our need for a simple, no-fuss solution.”