NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HRS, the world’s largest hotel content provider with more than five million rooms and 180,000 independent properties, signed an agreement with FCM Travel Solutions U.S. to provide its hotel content to FCM’s growing roster of multi-national corporate clients. FCM Travel Solutions, with Boston-based North American headquarters, is one of the world's leading corporate travel and expense management companies, with a global footprint and operations in more than 90 countries.
HRS’ unmatched portfolio of business-grade independent hotels on a global scale – all offering competitive corporate rates that fit into the framework of business travel programs big and small – are increasingly alluring to travel managers seeking alternative options for their 2017 hotel programs. HRS continues to actively add properties to its collection, signing numerous properties in North America each month in addition to ongoing sales efforts in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
“HRS’ vast hotel content and competitive rate offerings are a great fit for our expanding client base,” said John Morhous, chief strategy officer of FCM Travel Solutions in the U.S. “What’s more, HRS’ array of services offers multiple avenues for future alignment as hotel shopping and payment services get more automated for corporations.”
In addition to the 180,000 independent properties, corporations can book rooms at more than 120,000 chain hotels worldwide via HRS.
“FCM is a recognized leader in the travel management community, with deep connections to corporate programs on multiple continents,” said Suzanne Neufang, vice president of corporate solutions for HRS Americas. “We look forward to working with FCM to help enhance the hospitality options they offer to existing and prospective corporate clients.”
ABOUT FCM Travel Solutions
FCM Travel Solutions is one of the world's leading corporate travel and expense management companies, with operations in more than 90 countries. The travel management company blends global presence with local, flexible and personal service, providing end-to-end corporate travel and expense management solutions. FCM has a regionally focused global network that ensures in-depth understanding of each client's local business culture and travel environment. FCM earned the designation of “World’s Best Travel Management Company” at the prestigious World Travel Awards each year between 2011 and 2015.
ABOUT HRS Americas
HRS grew its staff by 15 percent in 2015, and today employs 1,600 employees in 26 offices around the world, with New York and Mumbai being the latest office additions. HRS features 300,000 hotels in the global portfolio, including 180,000 independent hotels with no affiliation to a chain. With five million rooms in the global distribution systems (GDS) HRS is the largest hotel content provider in these systems. Numerous global companies in the Fortune 500 are among HRS’ corporate clients – including Google, China Mobile, Hitachi, Alibaba and Panasonic.