CarTrawler, the leading online travel technology platform, has today announced a partnership with Hostelworld, the largest online hostel-booking platform.
This deal will enable Hostelworld customers to avail of car hire and ground transport solutions through the direct implementation of CarTrawler’s existing technology platform, which is already utilised by 100 airlines and 2,000 travel retailers around the world. CarTrawler’s ability to deliver both rental car and all other forms of ground transportation services gave the Irish firm the edge over competitors when securing the contract.
Announcing the partnership in Dublin, Ireland, today, Aileen McCormack, Chief Commercial Officer of CarTrawler, said: “CarTrawler is the best-converting online car rental platform and we’re delighted that Hostelworld is taking full advantage of our market-leading ability to maximise revenues. CarTrawler’s multimodal car rental and ground transport solutions, combined with the global accommodation offering of Hostelworld, will create a one-stop-shop for customers internationally.”
Marek Mossakowski, Global Head of Brand at Hostelworld, said: “We are excited to work with CarTrawler to help our customers and partners with their car rental and ground transportation needs. We connect young travellers with hostels in more than 170 countries, making our collaboration with CarTrawler a very natural step for us as we continuously endeavour to turbo-charge our customers and partners travel experience, whilst also making it a seamless one.”
CarTrawler is the world’s leading B2B travel technology platform providing multimodal transport solutions to almost one billion passengers annually. Utilising our network, which spans over 50,000 international locations, we connect travellers in real-time, on any device, to every significant transportation supplier. CarTrawler’s unique technology is an easy to implement platform, personalised based on the customers’ trip details. Our technology provides customers with higher conversion rates and increased revenue. For more information visit www.CarTrawler.com
Hostelworld has more than nine million reviews across 35,000 properties in more than 170 countries, making the brand the leading online hub for social travel. The website and mobile app operates in 19 different languages. The Hostelworld Group went public in November 2015, listing on the main London and Dublin stock exchanges. Headquartered in Dublin, Hostelworld has offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Sydney, Seoul and Porto and was recently recognised as a Best Workplace for 2016 by the Great Places to Work Institute.