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22 February 2022

DER Cor­porate Sol­utions enters into new coll­aboration with Boo­king.com

Business customers will benefit from a wider selection of accommodations worldwide

Cologne/Frankfurt, 22 February 2022. DER Corporate Solutions, DER Touristik’s specialist for hotel and MICE solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership with Booking.com, one of the world’s leading travel companies. The collaborative partnership will enable corporate customers to enjoy tailored one-stop business travel solutions with a wide range of accommodation options worldwide, including hotels and alternative accommodations.

Booking.com is the market leader in online accommodation bookings, while DER Corporate Solutions specialises in hotel procurement and the integration of negotiated rates. Together, the two companies can provide their corporate customers with integrated travel management solutions, including hotel procurement, rate loading, payment solutions, hotel reservations, and cost recovery.

The partnership will significantly increase the selection and availability of accommodations for corporate customers, as well as offering a wider range of rates and greater flexibility. “Thanks to the partnership, our customers can take advantage of the world’s largest accommodations portfolio and excellent rates,” explains Jochen Rathei, Director of DER Corporate Solutions. “This will enable us to attract far more corporate customers and give us a strong competitive advantage.”

“DER Corporate Solutions is a highly respected and experienced partner in the business travel world,” says Xaveer Fluitman, Regional Director of Partnerships at Booking.com. “This is the ideal time to extend the cost-saving benefits and security features that are part and parcel of our service to the customers of DER Corporate Solutions.”

About DER Touristik

DER Touristik Group has its head office in Cologne, Germany, and is REWE Group’s travel and tourism division. As one of Europe’s leading travel groups, DER Touristik Group encompasses more than 130 companies and employs 9,400 people in 16 European countries. Every year, millions of guests travel with one of the group’s tour operators or specialists. DER Touristik Group includes tour operators such as DERTOUR, Jahn Reisen, ITS, Meiers Weltreisen, Travelix, Kuoni, Helvetic Tours, ITS Coop Travel, Billa Reisen, Konig Aap, Apollo, Exim Tours and Fischer, as well as more than 2,300 travel agencies (such as DERTOUR, DERPART, Kuoni, Exim, and Fischer, as well as franchises and partners), the hotel brands Sentido, Aldiana, Calimera and Cooee, and the online travel agency Prijsvrij Vakanties. The DER Touristik Group also offers on-site support: The company runs an agency network with 74 offices in 29 travel destinations. The staff in the destination agencies assist the guests of the DER Touristik Group from their arrival at their holiday destination and until their departure. For more information, go to www.dertouristik.com.

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DER Touristik

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