WebBeds signs strategic hotel partnerships in Australia and New Zealand, boosting domestic offering.
New agreements with Minor Hotels, StayWell Holdings, The Crystalbrook Collection, and The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments and Lakeside Residences, Queenstown bring additional benefits to more than 70 hotels and resorts across the Pacific region.
WebBeds has signed new distribution partnership agreements with a series of important hotel partners in Australia and New Zealand.
New key contracts with Minor Hotels, StayWell Holdings and The Crystalbrook Collection, which together operate more than 70 properties, under multiple brands, in attractive locations across Australia. We have also sealed a new partnership with The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments and Lakeside Residences, Queenstown, one of the most prestigious places to stay in New Zealand. This demonstrates WebBeds’ focus on supporting our hotel partners and providing the best possible coverage to the travel trade in the Pacific region.
“These partnerships are significant for us in terms of their geographical coverage and popularity and will provide WebBeds travel agent network with access to all inventory, year-round rates and tactical campaigns – dynamically delivered through the WebBeds trade platforms and customer APIs,” said Grant Sumich, Head of Commercial, WebBeds Pacific.
“With restrictions starting to lift across Australia and New Zealand, and the inability to travel abroad demand has shifted to domestic markets. WebBeds is focused on ensuring we have all of our key hotel partners connected, and available for our travel agent customers to book as lockdowns ease, and in preparation for the travel rebound to occur,” Mr Sumich added.
- Minor Hotels currently has 55 hotels and resorts in Australia, under its famous Oaks Hotels & Resorts brand and up-and-coming Avani concept.
- StayWell Holdings has built a portfolio 15 hotels in Australia and New Zealand, operating under its popular Park Regis and Leisure Inn brands.
- The Crystalbrook Collection now operates an exclusive selection of boutique hotels in Sydney, Byron Bay and Cairns.
- The Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments and Lakeside Residences, Queenstown is an attractive retreat overlooking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables in New Zealand’s South Island.
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