Five Major Distributors Now Integrated with
WESTON, FL – December 19, 2018 – Monaker Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKGI), a technology leader in the travel and vacation rental markets, today announced it has gone live with three additional travel distributors that can now search and instantly book from Monaker’s inventory of more than one million contracted vacation rental properties. This brings the total to five major distributors integrated with the Monaker Booking Engine (MBE), with 10 more currently engaged in the integration process.
Based in North America, Europe and the Middle East, the three new distributors are a hotel consolidator, a travel consolidator and a tour company.
Monaker provides these travel companies a “much sought-after complement” to their current offerings: the first-to-market Business-to-Business solution giving them the ability to instantly book commissionable vacation rentals within their existing reservation systems. Because the Monaker inventory bookings are instantly confirmed, rather than waiting hours or even days for property owners to respond, the vacation rental can also be seamlessly booked alongside air, car and other travel reservations as a complete package.
Integrated travel distributors and their downstream partners with established travel booking platforms (aggregators, consolidators, online travel agencies and travel agents) can search and book from Monaker’s growing global inventory comprising vacation rental homes, villas, chalets, apartments, condos, resort residences, and even castles. The company also expects to report a meaningful increase to its available instantly bookable vacation rental inventory in early 2019.
“These latest integrations broaden the availability of our vacation rental properties to hundreds of thousands of new travel customers,” said Monaker CEO Bill Kerby. “We believe we are on track to have all 15 integrated partners launched into the peak booking season that begins in January each year. Once all the 15 initial distributor integrations are completed, we expect to see our vacation rental inventory being instantly bookable by hundreds of travel companies and travel platforms in the tour, cruise, hotel and airline sectors, as well as over 300,000 travel agents globally.”
About Monaker Group
Monaker Group, Inc., is a technology-driven travel company focused on delivering innovation to the alternative lodging rental (ALR) market. The Monaker Booking Engine (MBE) provides access to more than one million instantly bookable vacation rental homes, villas, chalets, apartments, condos, resort residences, and castles. MBE offers travel distributors and agencies an industry first: a customizable, instant-booking platform for alternative lodging. For more about Monaker Group, visit www.monakergroup.com.
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