Oakwood has signed a brand new strategic partnership with TravelClick, which is owned by Amadeus.
Oakwood hopes the deal will place it on the forefront of on-line reserving functionality, enabling seamless integration with mainstream journey and on-line reserving platforms in addition to journey administration platforms.
The revamped platform will permit shoppers and enterprise travellers alike to guide instantly on-line – a significant shift in preferences in a rapidly-changing trade.
“The brand new, strategic partnership between Oakwood and TravelClick is actually vital in its potential to rework entry and availability to furnished and serviced residences and is a crucial subsequent step in our long-term expertise initiative,” mentioned Chris Ahearn, chief government officer, Oakwood.
“Our clients have requested for extra streamlined options with fewer factors of contact, real-time reserving, and extra transparency in pricing.
“Our new world reservation system will obtain these objectives by offering a single, built-in system for pricing, and stock globally.”
For TravelClick, the settlement marks its foray into the furnished and serviced house sector.
Its proprietary iHotelier Reserving Engine 4.zero offers a centralised e-commerce platform that permits Oakwood to information friends by the reserving course of with interactive message shows, and focused merchandising and add-on providers.
As well as, TravelClick’s mobile-friendly expertise will combine into Oakwood’s recently-launched cell app, making it simpler than ever for friends to handle their journey lodging.
“TravelClick has an extended report of excellence in creating modern expertise options for lodges, and by integrating these instruments with Oakwood’s sturdy reserving platforms, we’re capable of present an excellent higher and extra personalised service for friends.
“We’re delighted to take this nice step ahead and look ahead to extra thrilling updates in 2019,” added Ahearn.