Channel Management

YTL Hotels Expands Partnership with TravelClick As Business Booms

This long-term partnership will maximize transactions and drive revenue for ten of its world-class properties through the use of TravelClick’s market-leading iHotelier suite of reservations solutions.

TravelCLICK YTL Hotels, which owns a collection of unique luxury hotels and resorts in Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan and beyond, today announced an expanded partnership with hospitality solutions provider TravelClick. This long-term partnership will maximize transactions and drive revenue for ten of its world-class properties through the use of TravelClick’s market-leading iHotelier suite of reservations solutions.

Through the relationship, YTL Hotels’ properties will not only have access to TravelClick’s world-class iHotelier Central Reservations System (CRS), but the company’s entire suite of reservations solutions including TravelClick Channel Management, iHotelier Property Management System (PMS) Integrations, iHotelier GDS, iHotelier Web 3.0, and iHotelier Mobile.

YTL Hotels first implemented iHotelier and TravelClick’s web reservations solution three years ago. Since that time, the booking engine has proven to be extremely instrumental in YTL Hotels’ growth strategy, enabling them to increase web bookings.

“TravelClick offers the most compelling and competitive solution in the industry, and there is no question they remain our CRS of choice among all the other competing technologies out there,” said Luke Hurford, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, YTL Hotels. “TravelClick’s solutions have ultimately helped to strengthen our digital brand and increase bookings through our ‘owned’ channels, and we’re pleased to expand our partnership with the company.”

“YTL Hotels has learned first-hand the impact iHotelier can have on their brand presence,” said
Paul Southey, Vice President of Asia Pacific, TravelClick. “Because of the company’s collection of resorts in Malaysia and beyond, they require a sophisticated and robust distribution system that effectively allows them to market their services to discerning travelers. We’re thrilled to see that after three years, they have decided to expand their relationship with TravelClick. This is validation that our solutions have helped YTL Hotels to create a stronger brand and generate increased revenue.”

TravelClick’s technology solutions will be utilized at the following ten properties: Cameron Highlands Resort in Malaysia; The Majestic Malacca in Malaysia; Pangkor Laut Resort in Malaysia; Gaya Island Resort in Malaysia; Tanjong Jara Resort in Malaysia; The Green Leaf Niseko Village in Japan; Spa Village Resort Tembok in Bali; Vistana Kuala Lumpur Titiwangsa in Malaysia; Vistana Kuantan City Centre in Malaysia, and Vistana Penang Bukit Jambul in Malaysia.

About YTL Hotels
YTL Hotels owns and manages a prestigious collection of award-winning resorts, hotels, boutique experiences and Spa Villages in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, France and the UK, including Pangkor Laut Resort, voted the world’s best resort in 2003 by Condé Nast Traveller UK.

In 2012, the company added Gaya Island Resort - a luxury resort on the exotic tropical island of Borneo, and The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur - the second heritage jewel in the group’s Classic Hotels collection to the fold. In February 2014, the group revealed its fully refreshed Vistana Hotels. In July 2014, the group announced KASARA, its new brand of luxury accommodations offering bespoke, one-of-a-kind experiences in exotic locations.

With each new experience that it presents, the company strives to embrace and highlight the natural essence of culture, character and tradition of its surroundings. YTL Hotels is the hospitality arm of YTL Corporation Berhad. Visit www.ytlhotels.com for more information.

About TravelClick, Inc.
TravelClick (TravelClick.com) provides innovative cloud-based solutions for hotels around the globe to grow their revenue, reduce costs and improve performance. TravelClick offers hotels world-class reservation solutions, business intelligence products, and comprehensive media and marketing solutions to help hotels grow their business. With local experts around the globe, we help more than 38,000 hotel clients in over 160 countries drive profitable room reservations through better revenue management decisions, proven reservation technology and innovative marketing. Since 1999, TravelClick has helped hotels leverage the web to effectively navigate the complex global distribution landscape. TravelClick has offices in New York, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Barcelona, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, Melbourne, Orlando, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. Follow us on twitter.com/TravelClick and facebook.com/TravelClick.



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