Concur and Booking.com announced a new partnership to enhance business travel worldwide. Through the partnership, Booking.com’s 800,000+ accommodations properties worldwide will become available in Concur Travel, enabling Concur customers to access the world’s widest selection of accommodations – from traditional hotels to more unique places like apartments or B&B’s – at great prices.
“Our new partnership with Booking.com demonstrates the importance of providing next-generation solutions to capture how business travel is evolving,” said Tim MacDonald, executive vice president of Travel for Concur. “We are focused on providing a fully integrated travel and expense solution that allows our customers to adapt as change happens. In the coming months, we look forward to expanding our relationship with Booking.com as a TripLink partner to capture this booking information while removing the pain points of the manual expense reporting process.”
“We’re seeing strong growth among business travelers on Booking.com. In fact, nearly one in five of the bookings made on our site and mobile apps are now for business,” said Ripsy Bandourian, Senior Product Owner at Booking.com. “This partnership with Concur enables us to bring our signature seamless booking experience to even more business customers worldwide, helping them get the most from their corporate travel budgets, while saving their travel managers and employers both time and money.”
Concur partners include AccorHotels, Airbnb, Air Canada, Avis, Booking.com, Enterprise, Etihad Airways, HotelTonight, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Lufthansa, National Car Rental, Marriott (International), Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Sixt, United Airlines and Wally Park.