MakeMyTrip, India’s leading online travel company, announced the signing of a global partnership with Best Western Hotels & Resorts, aimed at strengthening mutual business growth as India’s outbound travel gathers pace. Under this partnership, Best Western Hotels & Resorts will now enter into online distribution partnership for its global properties with MakeMyTrip, making the leading Indian OTA the biggest distributor of Best Western Hotels & Resorts in India.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hotel brand with a global network of 4,200+ hotels in more than 100+ countries and territories worldwide. It has 13 hotel brands in its portfolio to suit the needs of developers and guests in every market. Best Western currently has 14 hotel properties in India to cater to the growing domestic travelers in the country.
Speaking on the partnership, Ritwik Khare, Chief Business Officer, International Hotels & Global Key Accounts, MakeMyTrip.com said, “We are delighted to partner with Best Western Hotels & Resorts, one of the hospitality industry’s most recognised brand names. As the leading player in online hotel booking segment in India, we aim to provide the best accommodation options that meets everyone’s needs be it domestically or internationally. Through this alliance we are now adding 8000 international hotels in our portfolio that will enable us to further extend our reach in the market.”
”Best Western is thrilled to partner with MakeMyTrip, India’s premier online travel company,” said Dorothy Dowling, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Best Western Hotels & Resorts. “In our ongoing commitment to meet the needs of today’s travelers, expanding our distribution through MakeMyTrip provides travelers in India with convenient access to Best Western’s global portfolio of hotels and resorts. We look forward to enhancing the hotel booking experience for our guests with this first-rate platform.”
Being the leading travel company in the country, MakeMyTrip has always been recognised for providing the best value-proposition to its customers. The expansion of partnership with Best Western Hotels & Resorts is in line with the endeavor to provide best-in-class service and making hotel booking even more convenient. The partnership will focus on making the entire user experience more collaborative and secure for the customers.