January 29, 2020, Dallas : RateGain a leader in providing SaaS products for travel and hospitality, today announced a multi-year partnership with Leonardo to revolutionize hotel distribution on a global scale.
Leonardo, a Jonas Hospitality company, is a leading provider of technology solutions that help people have better travel experiences. The company’s core technology has been trusted by the world’s largest hospitality brands and technology companies to manage, distribute, and display hotel images for two decades.
For Leonardo, this partnership will result in a significant expansion of its hotel image distribution service to an additional 1500+ demand channels that RateGain powers – creating more opportunities for customers to increase bookings and revenue.
“We’ve been working on this partnership for some time now, and today, we’re thrilled to be able to share the news publicly with our customers and the industry as a whole. I’m confident that together, Leonardo and RateGain will revolutionize hotel content distribution and provide our joint customers the reach and consistency they have been asking for. RateGain’s expansive network and technology, paired with our content and smart distribution technology, unlocks significant revenue generating opportunities for our mutual customers,” says Mark Charlinski, CEO, Leonardo.
RateGain- with the largest network of demand partners, including OTAs, meta-search engines, and all of the GDSs will help hotel and hotel chains to deliver high quality, accurately matched hotel images with copyright data management to their extensive network. This content, along with RateGain’s already extensive dynamic content offering will increase booking conversions and revenue for customers.
“Leonardo has been a leader in providing hotel image management and distribution technology to the travel industry for many years now. This partnership represents our commitment to continued growth and offering our customers enhanced solutions that unlock more revenue generating opportunities – seamlessly distributing images to booking channels is one of those opportunities that is now possible with Leonardo as a trusted partner,” said Chinmai Sharma, President-Distribution, RateGain.
Together, the companies are revolutionizing distribution, offering hotels the most extensive rate and image distribution solution, one that is unmatched in the industry today.
Hotels that Partner with Leonardo and RateGain will Benefit from:
- 50 combined years of technology expertise
- Content accuracy and brand integrity
- Increased revenue from third-party channels
- Less time and money spent manually uploading to multiple extranets
- World-class support and Industry Leading SLAs
Leonardo helps hotels attract more bookings and revenue and contributes to better travel experiences by making it easier for guests to select the hotels that meet their needs and expectations. Leonardo’s technology platform lets hotels, hotel chains and management companies showcase their properties and amenities across the web to drive more bookings and revenue. Leonardo has been a hospitality market leader for 20 years and has engaged partnerships with global hotel chains, leading travel websites and thousands of hotel properties. For more information about Leonardo, visit leonardo.com.
RateGain is a leading provider of SaaS products, which help travel and hospitality companies with cognitive revenue management, smart e-distribution, and brand engagement to make more revenue every day. RateGain is proud to support 125,000+ hotel properties globally by providing 240 billion rate and availability updates & powering over 30 Million bookings. RateGain is trusted by 25 out of the top 30 OTAs, world’s fastest-growing airlines, 23 of the top 30 hotel chains, tour operators and wholesalers, all top car rental companies, largest cruise lines, and the largest travel management companies. In 2018, RateGain acquired DHISCO, which made it the only company in the world to offer end-to-end smart distribution. In June 2019, RateGain acquired award-winning BCV to offer guest experience cloud to maximize guest lifetime value for hospitality chains. For more information, visit www.rategain.com
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