Dallas, USA – Best Day Travel Group, one of the leading companies focused on the tourism sector in Latin America, today announces it has signed a connectivity agreement with SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform. The strategic partnership provides Best Day Travel Group’s hotel clients greater reach and growth within international markets, with real-time delivery of reservations for hotels to meet the needs of the dynamic online booking market.
The partnership also forms part of Best Day Travel Group’s strategy to enhance its leadership within Latin America and support its growth globally, by strengthening its offering to hotels.
“We love working with SiteMinder because of the opportunity to further expand our global presence. SiteMinder’s platform allows us to connect our hotel partners to a worldwide network in a dynamic way, which means the benefit of more reservations and revenue as well as enhanced options for our hotel clients across Best Day Travel Group’s different lines of business,” says Rafael Durand, COO & Head of Global Product of Best Day Travel Group.
Rubi Perez, Director – LATAM at SiteMinder, says, “The alliance between Best Day Travel Group and SiteMinder makes it easy to bring more travellers to the beautiful destinations that Latin America offers, and to experience the world-class accommodation provided by the region’s hotels. It also represents the strength of the two brands in being able to bring the world to Latin America, and Latin America to the world through BestDay.com.”
Travellers have used BestDay.com for nearly three decades to search for more than 18,000 of the best hotel, flight, tour, package and car rental deals across Latin America. The website complements Best Day Travel Group’s vast network of trusted travel agents and wholesalers.
Today’s partnership between Best Day Travel Group and SiteMinder follows close collaborations during the 42nd Tianguis Turístico trade fair in Mexico and the 5th World Travel Market Latin America conference in Brazil.
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As the leading cloud platform for hotels, SiteMinder allows hotels to attract, reach and convert guests across the globe. We serve hotels of all sizes with award-winning solutions for independents and groups alike, wherever they are in the world.
SiteMinder’s products include The Channel Manager, the industry’s leading online distribution platform; TheBookingButton, a wholly-branded booking engine for direct bookings via the web, mobile or social; Canvas, the intelligent website creator for independent hoteliers; Prophet, the real-time market intelligence solution that takes the guesswork out of pricing rooms; and GDS by SiteMinder, a single-point of entry to a six-figure network of travel agents and the world’s major global distribution systems. With more than 26,000 hotel customers and 550 of the industry’s top connectivity providers as our partners, today we have presence in more than 160 countries on six continents.
For more information, visit www.siteminder.com.
About Best Day Travel Group
Best Day Travel Group is the most important tourist company in Mexico and one of the most important in Latin America. Founded in Mexico in 1984, it now has offices in nine countries (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, US, Uruguay, Mexico, Peru and the Dominican Republic). It is known for its technological innovations, personalised services and its passion for travel, giving customers the best day of their trip. Best Day Travel Group offers its clients more than 180,000 hotels worldwide, access to affordable and traditional airlines, and a wide variety of tourist services that are distributed throughout its six lines of business: BestDay.com (online travel agency), BD TRAVEL Solution (white label technology for partners), HotelDO (B2B services for traditional travel agencies and wholesalers), BD Travel (receptive travel agency services and DMC in Cancun, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos and soon in Punta Cana, Orlando and Cuba), NRG, which focuses on the youth market, and Gran Plan, a strategic alliance with AeroMexico tourism package sales.