Auckland, New Zealand. 30 August 2016 – Serko Ltd. (SKO.NZ) A leader in online travel booking and expense management for business, announced a partnership with Helloworld that will enable users of its Online Booking Tool, Serko Online, to search and book Helloworld hotel inventory.
Helloworld is a leading Australian based travel distribution company, comprising business divisions including; AOT Inbound, ATS Pacific, AOT NZ, Sunlover Holidays, Qantas Holidays, Viva! Holidays, Go Holidays, need it now, need to escape.com and travelmate.com.au. Helloworld is an aggregator of both urban and regional hotel inventory, providing instant access to more than 120,000 properties worldwide. It offers highly competitive ‘instant purchase rates, as well an innovative ‘on-account’ payment solutions to its customers.
Darrin Grafton, Serko CEO said “Helloworld is an important part of the Australian hotel landscape and is valued by the Government sector. We’re delighted to be able to make Helloworld’s inventory available to all of our customers and we expect their sharp pricing and on-account service to be of interest to Serko’s growing customer base.”
Andrew Burnes, Helloworld CEO and Managing Director said “Serko is undeniably the leader in online corporate travel management and we’re pleased to be able to make our inventory available to the Serko customer base. Helloworld has a unique proposition in the market and is particularly strong in regional areas where mainstream aggregators are typically weak. By bringing Helloworld and Serko further together we hope to create real, long-term sustainable value for both companies.”
Helloworld content will be available to all Serko Online customers shortly. Customers interested in learning more should contact their Travel Management Company.
Thomas Hann, Porter Novelli, for Serko
Phone: +61 2 8987 2135
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Serko is Australasia’s leading online travel booking and expense management company for businesses and is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange Main Board (SKO.NZ). With its HQ in Auckland New Zealand, and offices in Sydney Australia and Xi’an City China, Serko employs more than 130 people worldwide.
Serko Online is an integrated Online Travel Booking Tool used by businesses to book flights, accommodation and car hire from the broadest possible set of travel providers. The OBT ensures that travel bookings comply with corporate travel management policy without limiting the user’s choice of travel provider.
Serko’s product portfolio also includes Serko Expense, Serko Mobile and serko.travel.
Visit www.serko.com for more information
About Helloworld Limited
MEDIA CONTACT for Helloworld Limited:
Trudi Sheppard | Helloworld Limited | firstname.lastname@example.org | 03 9867 9600