Booking.com Selects STAAH.com as its “Preferred Provider”

October 6, 2013

Booking.com has recently recognised the technical excellence of the STAAH Channel Management system by including the solution in its Preferred Provider programme. The following release can be found on the STAAH.com website:

"STAAH.com, one of the fastest growing providers of global connectivity and revenue management software, has been selected by Booking.com to its exclusive Preferred Provider programme.

The programme enhances the relationship between the two parties in order to deliver the absolute best service to its clients.

The Preferred Provider Review initiative not only identifies top performing interfaces but also provides IT partners with the potential opportunity to participate in new business ventures.

The group recognizes exceptional interfaces that can be recommended to prospective hotel partners.

STAAH’s  Founder and Technical Director, Gavin Jeddo said, “Recognition by Booking.com through their new Preferred supplier programme endorses the emphasis STAAH places on technical integration and performance excellence. 

“It’s fabulous STAAH has met the Preferred Provider Criteria and further demonstrates our commitment to our customers and our integration partners alike.“

The Preferred Provider group aims to enrich business results for STAAH.com, Booking.com, and for all accommodation providers."

About STAAH.com

STAAH.com is quickly emerging as one of the leading providers of price and channel management software for the hospitality industry. The company provides forward-looking solutions developed for hotels and other accommodation providers.

STAAH.com maximizes hotel online visibility, improves revenue returns and provides operational efficiencies.

For more information please visit www.STAAH.com or contact Tania@STAAH.com or visit us on Facebook at STAAH- Internet Distribution Services 

About Booking.com

Booking.com is one of the leading online reservation websites committed to giving travellers cost-effective access to a wide selection of properties. With over 2.8 million room night bookings per week, Booking.com is one of the largest global reservation websites.

Booking.com offers guests a collection of over 300,000 properties in 185 countries. For more information please visit registration link, where you can submit your registration in only few minutes.

 

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