LCI-MTC Group SA, a global luxury travel wholesaler, has selected DHISCO Inc., the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, to help it meet the growing demand by travel agents for seamless access to the most up-to-date hotel rates, the companies announced today.
LCI-MTC Group, based in Fribourg, Switzerland, with offices around the world, is a 24-year-old destination management company that works with 10,000 travel agencies to provide a full range of luxury travel packages and services through its LCI Travel Solutions brand.
The partnership, LCI-MTC Group said, will enable it to increase hotel inventory while providing agencies fast, reliable access to both publicly available and specially negotiated hotel rates from DHISCO’s more than 110,000 global hotel partners.
ÒBy connecting through the DHISCO Switch, we will better be able to cover the fast-rising demand by our travel agent partners for the top hotel chains around the globe,Ó said LCI-MTC Group CEO Jean-Louis Gibon. ÒDHISCO will become our main distribution channel in 2017, which will enable us to grow sales by dramatically increasing our inventory.Ó
DHISCO CEO Toni Portmann said the partnership underscores the value of the company’s one-to-many DHISCO Switch. ÒOne of the biggest challenges travel sellers have today is getting immediate access to hotel inventory and rates,Ó she said. ÒDHISCO Switch makes it easy for companies like LCI-MTC Group to provide the most up-to-date information through one simple connection.Ó
About DHISCO Inc.
DHISCO Inc. is the world’s original and leading hospitality distribution company, providing the most reliable and advanced technology to connect hotels around the world with online travel agencies, global distribution systems, metasearch engines and other travel partners. Since 1989, DHISCO has built its reputation on providing the most efficient and affordable means to market, capture and book hotel reservations. Today, it moves more than 10 billion transactions a month for more than 110,000 hotels.
About LCI Travel Solutions / MTC Group
LCI-MTC Group is a leading Swiss business-to-business travel company with more than 24 years of experience in the tourism industry offering a variety of high-quality destination management services across the globe. Based in Fribourg, Switzerland, LCI-MTC GroupÊhas offices in Paris, Nice, Rome, Palma de Mallorca, Mexico City, Orlando, Moscow, St Petersburg, Kiev, Yekaterinburg, Almaty and Baku. The company works with more than 10,000 travel agencies, offering hotel accommodations and other travel services as well as an online platform to manage their businesses.