MOU signing with over 40,000 rooms and residences in over 200 locations across Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Oceania.
Direct hotel partnership paves the way for to support the target of 7.4 million foreign tourist visits to Indonesia
Jakarta, 02 February 2023 – airasia Super App has announced a direct partnership with Archipelago International, the largest hotel management group in Southeast Asia, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony on 31 January 2023 at The Grove Suites, Jakarta. This strategic partnership has expanded the airasia Super App portfolio with more than 40,000 rooms and residences in over 200 locations across Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Oceania.
Now, airasia Super App users can access a number of leading properties under Archipelago International, including ASTON, The Alana,Kamuela, Harper, Quest, NEO, fave and Powered by Archipelago. The MOU signing was attended by Head of Emerging Markets airasia Super App, Lim Ben-Jie, President & CEO Archipelago International, John M Flood and Vice President Commercial Archipelago International, Chris Legaspi.
This collaboration also stands as one of airasia Super App’s efforts to support the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy’s target of 7.4 million foreign tourist visits to Indonesia in 2023, especially since the reopening of Indonesia borders for international tourists from China in post-pandemic.
Head of Emerging Markets airasia Super App, Lim Ben-Jie commented, “We gladly welcome the collaboration between airasia Super App and Archipelago International. By uniting both strong brand presence and extensive network, we believe this partnership will be a symbiosis of mutualism that benefits all stakeholders, as well as being our real contribution in supporting the growth of Indonesian tourism industry.”
“With the wide connectivity of AirAsia airlines and the robust ecosystem that we have, this partnership has reemphasized the strength of airasia Super App for hotel partners to optimize our database of up to 51 million passengers and daily active users who are looking for travel deals of up to 1.25 million. In addition, the airasia Super App has also been connected with more than 700 global airlines. This allows airasia Super App to present more cross-sell marketing opportunities and increase visibility for each hotel partner in reaching the right target market,” she continued.”
President & CEO of Archipelago International, John M Flood said, “The travel industry is steadily recovering after the pandemic and Archipelago is gearing up to welcome the greater influx of travellers this year as confidence to travel grows. We are proud to be a partner of one of the aviation leaders in Asia connecting Archipelago hotels and airasia Super App users.”
He added, “This symbiotic partnership is greatly aligned with our goals this year of expanding our distribution and network capabilities and becoming the preferred hospitality company for guests. We, at Archipelago, are excited and ready to welcome travellers to our more than 40,000 rooms and residences in over 200 locations. Being the largest hotel management group in the Southeast Asian region, we also actively support the growth and promotion of the Indonesian tourism industry.”
Vice President Commercial of Archipelago International, Chris Legaspi, said, “We are excited to partner with airasia as we work together to rebuild the travel market in the region. airasia Super app users will have access to our inventory of more than 40,000 rooms and residences in over 200 locations. As we expect more guests to visit us this year, Archipelago International strive to provide memorable stays and bespoke experiences in all of our hotels.”
Currently, airasia Super App has inventories of more than 700,000 hotels worldwide. As an integrated travel super app, airasia Super App offers more value to users with ‘Best Price Guaranteed’ for airasia hotel reservations, the airasia points system that applies to transactions across products and services within the application and combine airasia flight tickets with the best hotel reservation prices in airasia SNAP package.
Head of Travel airasia Super App Indonesia, Hendry Prianto said, “As the travel business is the root of the airasia Super App, hence we will explore more hotel partnerships throughout Indonesia and other countries, while presenting a variety of attractive programs for users. We also continuously focus on developing priority tourist destinations, starting from the Bali Island through the campaign #AyokemBali to attract domestic and foreign tourists.”
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