easyJet holidays launches partnership with TravelgateX
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- UK’s fastest growing tour operator continues to expand portfolio
- TravelgateX to provide access to channel managers for direct hotel supply
easyJet holidays, and technology partner ATCORE have selected TravelgateX as their core connectivity gateway. This will provide the UK’s fastest growing holiday company with access to channel managers for direct accommodation supply.
Today’s launch forms part of easyJet holidays’ ongoing growth and portfolio expansion. Customers and travel agents can now make the most of significantly increased last room availability and a greater range of room types available, using seamless connectivity through channel managers.
In addition, TravelgateX will enable easyJet holidays to expand the range of hotels available, growing the holiday company’s offering of brilliant holidays at unbeatable prices.
Roy Stratford, Head of Commercial Partnerships at easyJet holidays said:
“We’re really excited to be working with TravelgateX as our core partner for accessing channel manager inventory. Having the ability to work with our directly contracted partners through connectivity will allow us to optimise the product offering to our customers, and work in a more dynamic way with our hotel partners, significantly improving our business processes. This ensures we can easily scale accommodation supply as easyJet holidays grows across the UK and additional markets.”
Today’s announcement follows the tour operator’s recent launch in Switzerland, with easyJet holidays packages now available departing from Geneva, Basel and Zurich airports.
Luisa Camara, VP of Partnerships at TravelgateX said:
“Collaborating with easyJet holidays as their central connectivity gateway is an honour for us. This partnership represents a significant step in transforming the way the travel industry approaches accommodation supply. By seamlessly connecting easyJet holidays with TravelgateX’s channel manager aggregation solution, we are enhancing easyjet’s competitiveness by significantly shortening their time-to-market and at the same time enabling them to offer customers and travel agents an unparalleled range of options. Together, we are shaping the future of travel.”
About easyJet holidays:
easyJet holidays is the UK’s fastest growing tour operator, having carried 1.3 million people in first fully operational year and named Rising Brand of the Year by Travolution. It offers great-value beach, city and lakes holidays to over 5000 hotels, in more than 100 destinations across Europe, directly through its website and through over 5000 travel agent partners. The tour operator is a member of ABTA, and its ATOL-protected holidays can be secured with a deposit of just £60 per person, including flights, hotel, 23kg luggage and transfers on beach holidays.
Winners of the Sustainable Future Award at the Globe Travel Awards 2022, easyJet holidays has a sustainability strategy focusing on three key pillars – create better holiday choices which is about making sustainable travel affordable and accessible to everyone; keep our holidays special which is maximising the benefits and minimising the negative impacts of travel and tourism, and transform travel for everyone which means embedding sustainability into business decisions and behaviours and driving meaningful change in the industry. Through ongoing collaboration with the University of Oxford, and as a member of the GSTC, easyJet holidays is focused on building its research, partnerships and certifications, and taking action to make a positive impact on the people and places that make its destinations so special.
easyJet holidays has been named one of the Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023 – being called out as one of the most loved employers and highly commended as a great place to work for LGBTQIA+ employees, as well as being named one of the Best Workplaces in Travel 2022.
TravelgateX, founded in 2012 and based in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), provides world-class APIs connecting Buyers and Sellers in the travel industry. With more than 1000 Partners already connected, the company generates over €3.5B in transactions, with 40K+ bookings and 5B searches every day.
TravelgateX is on a mission to democratize the travel industry and ensure that great connectivity is available to any company, no matter how big or small, online or offline, anywhere in the world. Learn more at www.travelgate.com