HotelRunner expands its operations in Morocco by partnering with the National Confederation of Tourism (CNT) to digitize the travel industry

HotelRunner, a world leader in hospitality and travel technology, participated in the very first “Travel Tech Morocco” event organized by the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) and National Confederation of Tourism (CNT) with the contribution of the partner HotelRunner Home web services (HWS) on June 17 in Rabat, Morocco.

HotelRunner co-founders and managing partners Ali Beklen and Arden Agopian, as well as the Director of Demand Partnerships Riza Kaynak and Director of Supply Partnerships Cihan Coşkuntuncelattended the event as special guests and participated in panels to share their insights with veterans of Morocco’s travel industry.

During this special event, HotelRunner, the National Confederation of Tourism of Morocco, and Hospitality Web services signed a memorandum of understanding for the digitization of the tourism and hospitality industries in Morocco by harnessing the power of technology. This partnership demonstrates HotelRunner’s commitment to digitizing accommodation and travel agencies, introducing them to the global market, helping to promote Morocco as a destination and, consequently, advancing the Moroccan economy. of the trip as a whole.

“Morocco is a unique market with enormous growth potential. We are committed to elevating the digitalization of the travel industry across North Africa, starting with Morocco, and excited to see what lies ahead,” said Arden Agopianco-founder and managing partner at HotelRunner.

“Morocco is one of the key markets for HotelRunner and with collaboration and commitment, we will propel Morocco’s digital transformation. Together, we will build a greater travel economy,” added the co-founder and managing partner of ‘HotelRunner, Ali Beklen.

Regarding this privileged partnership, Hamid Bentahar, President of the National Confederation of Tourism, said: “The main objective of the CNT has always been to forge a stronger and more inclusive travel industry. We will work with our esteemed partners to achieve this goal and together accelerate the transition of the Moroccan travel industry from offline to online.”

“With the support of our long-standing reliable partner HotelRunner and our esteemed CNT, we are delighted to say that this partnership will usher in a new era for the Moroccan travel industry,” said Reda Aboudihajco-founder and managing partner of Hospitality Web Services.

“We have worked hard in line with our mission to support technology companies and travel industry properties in Africa. Today, we are ready to take our mission to the next level with this unique partnership,” added Christopher Bazilleco-founder and managing partner of Hospitality Web Services.

As part of the signed MoU, HotelRunner, CNT and HWS will equip travel agencies, hotels and tourism professionals in Morocco with the latest technologies, encourage them to work closely together and support them in the transition from local to internationally, thus advancing the digital transformation of the tourism and hospitality industries in Morocco.

About HotelRunner

HotelRunner is a unified SaaS sales, operations and distribution management platform and B2B network for accommodations, travel agencies and payment providers. HotelRunner has thousands of accommodation partners and travel agencies worldwide. HotelRunner is a Premier Connectivity Partner, Expedia Elite Connectivity Partner, Airbnb Software Partner, Agoda Innovative Provider, Oracle Gold, Hotelbeds and Google Hotel Ads Strategic Partner.

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