China’s flight and hotel wholesaler, Guangdong Qiyouji International Travel Service (Qiyouji), has inked a deal with Vietnamese booking platform VLeisure in a partnership that will give Qiyouji access to a wide variety of Vietnamese inventory at local rates.
Anson Neo, marketing and partnership director of Qiyouji, said that this partnership means the company can “offer premium inventory, including hotels and flights, at extremely competitive rates”.
VLeisure’s online platform will enable Qiyouji to make online travel and accommodation bookings, plan tours, as well as purchase travel insurance and other relevant products in Vietnam.
VLeisure’s CEO Phan Le said: “As a tech company and marketplace for hotels, suppliers, airlines and travel agencies, we empower OTAs by managing and distributing their travel products. Agents have access to our extensive range of inventory and the tools to manage and book products in real time and more efficiently. It means that there are fewer manual inputs and interruptions.”
VLeisure, which operates in Asia, Australia and Europe, provides a marketplace and infrastructure for hotels, suppliers, airlines and travel agencies, said the company in a statement. Travel businesses in over 147 countries use its online tools to prepare contracts, compare tariffs and distribute their products, as well as manage customer enquiries, it added.