STAAH Pioneers Agoda’s Innovative Supplier Programme
Kiwi company a pioneer in Agoda’s Innovative Supplier Programme
1st August 2017, Auckland New Zealand - STAAH Ltd, the hotel industry’s trusted cloud platform, is the first to be chosen by Agoda as a partner in its newly-launched global innovation Supplier Programme for online distribution.
Dedicated to connectivity partners, the Agoda Innovative Supplier Programme aims to create synergy effects with regard to product integration, acquisition and support to mutual accommodation partners. It is designed for Agoda to seamlessly integrate with connectivity partners who meet stringent programme requirements like innovation, implementation, performance and quality control.
With its best-in-class technology solutions, STAAH easily met the targets set for every criteria.
“We are thrilled to onboard STAAH as our first Innovative Supplier partner. Through this programme, we are committed to providing solutions that exceed their expectations, whilst ensuring our accommodation partners’ needs are fulfilled in this dynamic marketplace,” Errol Cooke, Vice President, Global Partner Services, at Agoda.
As an Innovative Supplier, STAAH gets recognised by one of the world’s fastest growing online accommodation platforms with a number of benefits. These include access to advanced APIs from Agoda with even more functionality, data and support. It also provides STAAH an opportunity to leverage Agoda’s global supply network to grow faster. Agoda will also be providing more assistance with dedicated resources to its Innovative Suppliers in order to increase accommodation providers’ satisfaction.
“We are very pleased to be chosen for this programme,” says STAAH’s founding director, Gavin Jeddo. “It is testament to the fact that innovation is certainly alive in the thriving technology hub of New Zealand, and can compete against the very best the world innovators have to offer.”
STAAH has been enabling quick and reliable connections to local and global channels for more than 3500 properties around the world, processing more than 700,000 bookings monthly*. Its cloud-based products enable accommodation providers to reach their online potential, increasing revenue and streamlining their business processes.
Agoda, part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (NASDAQ:PCLN), is one of the world’s fastest-growing online accommodation booking platforms. Established in 2005 as a start-up, Agoda expanded quickly in Asia and was soon acquired in 2007 by the world’s largest seller of rooms online – the Priceline Group. Agoda offers hundreds of thousands of accommodation options around the globe with service and support in over 40 languages. Operations are based in Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Sydney, Hong Kong, and Budapest, and an additional presence can be found in major cities across Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.
About STAAH Ltd
STAAH Ltd is a New Zealand-based technology company that specialises in cloud-based channel management and booking engine for accommodation providers to maximise online revenue. Founded by Gavin Jeddo in 2008, a pioneer in the field of distribution technology, STAAH’s industry-leading technology powers a property’s distribution through online travel agencies (OTA), direct bookings and digital marketing services. STAAH has partners in more than 70 countries through its operations in New Zealand, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and UK.