Bug Software Travel Platform Selects DHISCO to Power Connections

DALLAS (March 18, 2016) – DHISCO Inc., the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, announced today that Bug Software, a next-generation travel platform, has selected DHISCO to provide connections between travel portals, hotels, travel agents and tour operators.

This partnership offers Bug Software, a third-party integrator, the technology to speed up travel search and booking capabilities while reducing the need for multiple connections between hotels and online travel agencies and other demand partners.

Bug Software’s BugHotel Reservation System is a web-based platform that enables travel portals to offer fast, real-time hotel and search and booking functions. With DHISCO’s connectivity, Bug Software also can offer connections through DHISCO Switch, opening access to more than 100,000 hotels partners around the world.

The partnership offers growth potential for both companies, said Paulo Andrade, CEO of Bug Software.

“With this solution, we enable our customers to tap into a much broader marketplace with easy connections to DHISCO Switch,” he said. “At the same time, DHISCO will help us grow our business by referring online travel agencies and business-to-business clients looking for simpler ways to connect hotels around the world.”

Toni Portmann, CEO of DHISCO, said the partnership underscores the company's commitment to working with a new breed of third-party integrators providing hospitality distribution solutions.

“Bug Software is the first in what we expect to be a growing list of third-party integrator partners,” Portmann said. “By connecting to DHISCO, Bug Software offers OTAs and other travel portals the ability to connect seamlessly through our switch, eliminating the need for building costly, hard-to-maintain direct connections between hotels and demand partners.”

About DHISCO Inc.

DHISCO Inc. is the world’s original and leading hospitality distribution company, providing the most reliable and advanced technology to connect hotels around the world with online travel agencies, global distribution systems, metasearch engines and other travel partners. Since 1989, DHISCO has built its reputation on providing the most efficient and affordable means to market, capture and book hotel reservations. Today, it moves more than 9 billion transactions a month for more than 100,000 hotels in over 200 countries.

About Bug Software

Bug Software is a third-party integrator (3PI) with an “out-of-the-box” solution to integrate travel seamlessly onto a client’s website. BugHotel Reservation System is used by travel portal owners to offer availability search and secure online bookings to owners of hotels, travel agents and tour operators.

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Jeri Clausing
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