DALLAS (June 5, 2017) – Cathay Pacific Holidays has selected DHISCO Inc., the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, to connect its travelers with the most up-to-date rates and information from hotels around the globe.
Based in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific Holidays is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, specializing in travel packages. The company said it chose DHISCO to power its hotel booking engine so that its customers have the most reliable information when planning trips.
“This partnership with DHISCO will facilitate the continued expansion of Cathay Pacific’s ancillary revenue strategy and ensure that our customers are provided with the most competitive hotel rates and latest information,” said Cindy Lee, managing director, Cathay Pacific Holidays. “We currently offer travel packages in 15 markets and are looking to extend this to many more markets in the short to medium term.”
DHISCO CEO Toni Portmann said the partnership benefits both Cathay Pacific Holidays and DHISCO’s lodging partners.
“DHISCO will give Cathay Pacific Holidays a new avenue into Asia’s fast-growing travel market while giving our hotel partners a new avenue for tapping into that demand,” Portmann said.
“With one simple connection through our DHISCO Switch, Cathay Pacific Holidays will be able to access the latest rates and other important information about our more than 110,000 hotel partners around the globe,” she said.
About DHISCO Inc.
DHISCO Inc. is the world’s original and leading hospitality distribution company, providing the most reliable and advanced technology to connect hotels around the world with online travel agencies, global distribution systems, metasearch engines and other travel partners. Since 1989, DHISCO has built its reputation on providing the most efficient and affordable means to market, capture and book hotel reservations. Today, it moves more than 10 billion transactions a month for more than 110,000 hotels.
About Cathay Pacific:
Cathay Pacific Airways is a Hong Kong-based airline offering scheduled passenger and cargo services to nearly 200 destinations in Asia, North America, Australia, Europe and Africa, using a fleet of more than 140 wide-body aircraft. The company is a member of the Swire group and is a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Cathay Dragon is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific, and the airline also has a 60 percent stake in AHK Air Hong Kong Ltd, an all-cargo carrier operating regional express freight services. Cathay Pacific has made substantial investments to develop Hong Kong as one of the world’s leading global transportation hubs. The airline is a founder member of the oneworld global alliance.
Cathay Pacific was named World’s Best Airline four times in the Skytrax World Airline Awards.