Major online accommodation hub, Global BedBank, has joined channel manager, SiteMinder, to provide more centralised distribution for 600 hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Operators of AustraliaBedBank, PacificBedBank and NZBedBank, Global BedBank is an online platform representing more than 600 accommodation providers that enables travel wholesalers and inbound tour operators to instantly access hotel, resort and cruise availability and to book rooms, suites and cabins in real time.

Global BedBank General Manager, Elizabeth Powell, said; “As the operator of AustraliaBedBank, PacificBedBank and NZBedBank, we are delighted that our Oceania members now have the ability to more efficiently manage all of their wholesaler allotment and free-sell inventory on BedBank through a connection with SiteMinder. Our subsidiaries have welcomed the opportunity to yield their room inventory more effectively and quickly through SiteMinder, and to work with SiteMinder’s teams.”

SiteMinder Sales and Marketing General Manager Gary Fog said: “We’re delighted our new streamlined technology is able to assist Global BedBank and its subsidiaries to increase productivity and broaden its market reach. Channel managers like SiteMinder are now a crucial link in distributing hotel inventory on the web.”