Hotelbeds, the world’s largest bedbank, has announced a preferred partnership with YaVas, an OTA founded by Volaris, Mexico’s ultra-low-cost airline, that allows travellers to locate everything they need in one place and have an unparalleled travel experience.
YaVas is a one-stop booking engine that allows travellers to purchase airline tickets, hotel rooms, check-in and carry-on luggage, as well as transfers and unique experiences.
This agreement strengthens Hotelbeds’ position in the Americas, particularly in Colombia, Central America, Mexico, and the US source markets, thanks to Volaris and YaVas’ strong positions in those countries.
This deal gives YaVas complete access to Hotelbeds’ extensive portfolio of 180,000 hotel properties in 140 countries throughout the world, many of which are contracted under specific terms and conditions.
YaVas will also be able to provide auxiliary services to its customers through Hotelbeds’ ‘Beyond The Bed’ portfolio, which includes 25,000 transfer routes, 18,000 activities in over 680 destinations, and 30,000 pick-up locations in 170 countries.
Hotelbeds’ Core Commercial Director, León Herce, said: “We are very pleased to announce our preferred partnership with YaVas and to further expand our reach in Mexico, the United States and Colombia, thanks to Volaris’ strong position in the Americas.
“Our 180,000 hotels worldwide will benefit from this agreement by expanding their distribution reach and will be able to take advantage of the pent-up demand that is being experienced recently thanks to the opening of borders.”
YaVas’ CEO, Omar Carrera Marquez, added: “We are proud to achieve this alliance with Hotelbeds which is a great opportunity to offer travelers a more complete experience in Mexico, the United States, Central and South America by giving them the flight+hotel and luggage included.
“Expanding our offer with Hotelbeds hotel portfolio represents the possibility of continuing to promote tourism as a factor for the economic recovery and it’s development”.
– India’s new age travel digital media