and expense management software
supplier KDS is expanding its product through a new partnership with hotel
booking agency Hotelzon.
adding Hotelzon’s inventory of more than 100,000 hotels worldwide to support its
corporate business package. The inventory is weighted heavily towards the
UK – with 6,000 hotels – and the
Nordic states. It also includes exclusive inventory in Finland, Sweden, China and the UK.
Hotelzon believes this new partnership with KDS will increase the
company’s business considerably. Hotelzon CEO Jani Kaskinen said: “The benefits
from this agreement will affect both
of our parties and customers will get
the most from their travel and expense management,” adding that the door is now open for further
expansion into new markets.
Hotelzon’s inventory ranges from five-star hotels to budget
properties, bed-and-breakfast locations and short- and long-stay
apartments. The company booked 1.9m
room nights globally in 2009.