Availpro receives the HRS GROUP ‘Preferred IT Partner’ certification


This recognition is a guarantee of the performance and the quality of Smart Channel Manager.

Paris, 7th July 2015 – Availpro, a leading European e-bookings solution website for hotels, today announced that HRS GROUP, one of the leading online travel agencies, has awarded it the Preferred IT Partner certification for its Smart Channel Manager.

HRS GROUPThe criteria necessary to join the Preferred IT Partner Program certification process are business agility, the flexibility of the solution and the update speed of the management and booking platforms. Availpro effortlessly meets these requirements; this is an additional guarantee of quality, timeliness and value of its solutions to the market and to its clients.


From a technical point of view, the XML connectivity to the HRS stream with Smart Channel Manager enables fast updating and with real-time prices and availability on the portals of the HRS GROUP and through a single access interface.

Availpro is proud to display a triple certification alongside the 3 largest OTA carriers, Expedia, Booking.com and now HRS GROUP. This further strengthens the dominant position of Availpro on the e-booking solutions for independent hotels, chains, hotel groups and hotel residences market.

We are very pleased to have once again received the Preferred IT Partner certification label by an international leader in online distribution. The HRS GROUP is a key partner for hoteliers and we are proud that our close collaboration has paid off again in achieving the ultimate goal of meeting the requirements of our customers ”, says Philippe Lamarche, President of Availpro.

We permanently improve the services and solutions for our hotel partners. Availpro consistently follows these steps and continuously adapts its funtionality to the technical progress of the HRG GROUP. As a consequence, our joint customers benefit from a particularly high standard and support ”, concludes Aryphone Belly, Head of Distribution Partnerships at HRS GROUP.

About Availpro

Founded in 2001, Availpro is a leading provider of e-booking software solutions which allows hotels to increase their occupancy and revenue while saving costs. Availpro provides innovative and critical tools to help managers operate their on-line distribution, maximise commission-free bookings from their official website and facilitate decision-making processes regarding price optimisation and guest satisfaction.

Availpro partners with more than 300 companies around the world including largest OTA’s, meta-search portals, Global Distribution Systems (GDS) and PMS & CRS providers.

With 10 international offices in Europe and North America, Availpro is a leading technical provider of on-line distribution solutions.

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Availpro press contact:
Manuela Joulageix, Marketing & Communication Director


The HRS GROUP combines the booking portals HRS, hotel.info and Tiscover. More than 350,000 hotels in 190 countries have already joined the HRS Group and are presented in 32 languages online. Overall, the portals record about 20 million visits every month. Thanks to a high number of global users and diverse marketing opportunities, the portals of the HRS Group are an effective international distribution channel for the hotel industry, which can be maintained via one central extranet. The affiliated hotels profit from various global distribution channels, including the diverse booking channels, mobile applications, the connection to all relevant GDS, and about 8,000 partner portals as well as the integration of numerous Online Booking Tools, which help accessing a great potential of global bookers.

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