The Texas-based global distribution system says the deal makes Saber the first global platform to offer hotel reservations on time.
Through this partnership, travel agents will have access to content that will allow them to sell rooms by the hour through ByHours’ Saber Red app, increasing distribution reach and revenue opportunities for ByHours and hoteliers while providing agents with relevant content requested by their clients. .
“Empowering travel agencies to deliver relevant content to meet the changing needs of their customers is paramount to Saber. Now more than ever, travel buyers want access to a wide range of content that better meets the needs of today’s travelers, ”said Traci Mercer, senior vice president of product segment at Saber Travel Solutions.
“We are excited to provide travel agencies connected to Saber the ability to further personalize the customer experience with ByHours unique micro-stay content that provides more flexibility while creating value for all ecosystem stakeholders. . “
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The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the need for microstays in the business and leisure segments.
As more companies adopt work-from-anywhere policies, the need for flexible space to work and hold meetings grows, while on the leisure side, travel and travel bookings increase. stopovers are increasing.
“It is a great satisfaction and a privilege to be able to partner with pioneering and innovative companies like Saber. In today’s difficult times, synergies for constant improvement and the ability to deliver optimal solutions are essential, ”says Guillermo Gaspart, co-founder and CEO of ByHours.
“We have full confidence in the value we will generate together for our beloved hospitality and travel industry. “
Launched in 2012, Barcelona-based ByHours developed the first booking platform to offer hourly packages in hotels.
In January 2020, she raised 8 million euros, bringing the company’s total funding to 18 million euros.