26 December 2013
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced a partnership with Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) to launch pilot programs for their full portfolio of travel applications, including Google Hotel Finder, Google Business Photos, Google Wallet, Google Indoor Maps, and Google Mobile Click-to-Call.
Carlson Rezidor said the partnership will enhance efficiency and productivity through e-commerce innovation.
“We are thrilled at the opportunity to leverage the newest Google applications available to the travel industry that allow guests to easily search for and compare hotels; view the hotel virtually before booking; and streamline the payment procedure,” said Thorsten Kirschke, president, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group initiated a pilot with Google last year for Google Hotel Finder, which allows a one-stop search, shop, and buy experience for guests. Google Hotel Finder can be used on smartphones and desktop computers in more than 100 countries.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world´s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.