RoomIt by CWT®, the new hotel distribution division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the leading global travel management company, today announces a new agreement with Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), a brand within the Expedia group. This agreement will make rates and availabilities for EAN supply available to RoomIt and CWT clients, giving travelers access to 197,000 properties including 36,000 unique properties across the globe.
“CWT is committed to giving our clients the most options with the most competitive rates in the most places around the world,” said Scott Brennan, president, RoomIt by CWT. “Adding EAN to our available supply is making a significant investment to provide a better experience and stronger service for our travelers”.
EAN supply will be available globally offline, through the CWT To Go mobile application, through the RoomIt online booking tool, and on major OBTs. Also, travelers can expect a consistent experience with access to hotel content regardless of booking channel. In addition to the unique properties from EAN, RoomIt already offers hundreds of thousands of traditional properties currently available to RoomIt clients and their travelers. This means travelers will have access to a significant amount of rates and rooms around the world.
“We know business travelers are looking for options when it comes to choosing hotels,” said Alfonso Paredes, Vice President EMEA & LATAM, Expedia Affiliate Network brand. “This agreement gives travelers many more options while helping them find the hotel they want and getting rates that will enable them to stay within their compliance structure.”
About RoomIt by CWT
RoomIt by CWT is a division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, a long-standing leader in business travel. RoomIt provides travelers with the rooms, rates, amenities, and loyalty programs they want,; while helping organizations control their budget and improve travel oversight.
About Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected. We provide their travelers with a consumer-grade travel experience, combining innovative technology with our vast experience. Every day we look after enough travelers to fill almost 200 Boeing 747s and around 100,000 hotel rooms, and handle 95 corporate events. We have more than 18,000 people in nearly 150 countries, and in 2016 posted a total transaction volume of US$ 23 billion.
About Expedia Affiliate Network
Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) is a global B2B partnership brand within the Expedia group that powers the hotel business of leading airlines, top consumer brands, travel agencies and hundreds of other partners through its API and template solutions.