AMSTERDAM, NL / February 4, 2020 / Our platform and B2B network for hotels and property managers received the 2019 Most Engaged Partner EMEA Award from Booking.com, the world’s leading Online Travel Agency, confirming the Premier Connectivity Partnership 2020 for the fifth year in a row.
Booking.com’s Connectivity Partner Programme is designed to stimulate and boost the performance of its partners aiming to grow businesses together.
The ‘Premier‘ status of the program is to reward partners based on their performance in helping properties grow, improving the performance of the properties and the experience of their guests.
Booking.com acknowledged us as its Premier Connectivity Partner based on several performance benchmarks including the quality of the delivered service, agile support that is provided and the technology infrastructure required to integrate Booking.com APIs successfully. Meeting all the performance benchmarks of Booking.com and exceeding them, Octorate also received the Partner Achievement Awards for its state-of-the-art technology with the “2019 Most Engaged Partner” title for EMEA.
Rolf Nijdam, Global Head of Connectivity Partnership Programs at Booking.com, said, “We launched our first full year programme with all of our connectivity partners worldwide in 2017. The objective of our connectivity partner programme is to strengthen our partnership and grow our businesses together. Throughout this year, we were very delighted to see the involvement and investments of our premier partners.”
Francesca Carvaruso, our Connectivity Partner Manager at Booking.com, added, “We really value the dedication of Octorate and are very happy that they believe so strongly in growing together with Booking.com, helping our mutual accommodations get the most out of their businesses. Therefore, we would like to thank for all of their investments so far and hope to grow further together in 2020.”
Our CEO Fabrizio Scuppa said, “We have a long-standing and continuously growing strategic business partnership with Booking.com. On our way to gaining the Premier Connectivity Partner title in 2015, we have integrated thousands of new properties to Booking.com platform and introduced Booking.com’s innovations to our existing properties. As a result of this strategic business partnership and hard work, we are delighted that Octorate’s innovative technology and its dedicated team are awarded for the second year in a row by Booking.com Partner Achievement. We look forward to growing together in 2020.”
Octorate is present in more than 50 countries ranging from small and boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts, and daily rentals to hotels and resorts. Properties can increase their sales on Booking.com, using our solution specially designed features and integrations for Booking.com.
Founded in 2011, Octorate is a distribution platform and B2B network for accommodations and travel agencies to find, contract, connect and transact with each other online. Octorate has more than 20,000 accommodation partners and over 130 OTA connected. Octorate is a Booking.com Premier Connectivity Partner, Airbnb Preferred Software Partner and HomeAway Integrated Partner.
Established in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com is one of the largest Online Travel Agency in the world. Part of Booking Holdings Inc., Booking.com now employs more than 17,000 employees in 198 offices in 70 countries worldwide. The Booking.com website and mobile apps are available in over 40 languages, offer 28,344,854 total reported listings, and cover 146,926 destinations in 228 countries and territories worldwide.