The new easyJet Holidays as forged a partnership with global bedbank Hotelbeds.
The five-year accommodation supplier deal will see easyJet Holidays featuring “handpicked” hotels from the Hotelbeds platform on its website along with directly contracted hotels.
Hotelbeds provides access to more than 180,000 properties around the world, many of which are contracted under exclusive terms and conditions.
Hotelbeds managing director Carlos Munoz said: “As the strategic bedbank partner of easyJet holidays, we look forward to watching it grow into one of Europe’s biggest holiday companies.
“All of us at Hotelbeds are immensely proud of the work we have done in helping easyJet holidays reach this point and we’re delighted to be able to continue working with them.
“This has demonstrated that Hotelbeds has the experience, technology and hotelier relationships available to help airlines implement and grow their tour operating volumes. This is already our fastest growing area, with over 40 partners globally.”
“It’s great to be able to continue our relationship with Hotelbeds working with them as a strategic bedbank partner.
“We’ve handpicked a portion of their properties to feature alongside a selection of our directly contracted hotels to give our customers some of the best hotels in Europe for their beach and city holidays.
“We look forward to growing and scaling our business working alongside Hotelbeds and complementing our in-house team.”
The deal adds to more than 40 airlines working with Hotelbeds, including recently announced partnerships with Singapore Airlines and Luxair.