Travco is a family run and owned business, founded in 1988. By constantly adapting to your growing needs we have rapidly developed into a trusted industry leader, with a turnover of over £200 million in 2015. Despite our impressive accomplishments we remain true to our roots, offering all of our clients an unmatched personal level of service. At our London head office an experienced team of around 300 employees work for you, ensuring all your requests are swiftly met. With thousands of global clients continually profiting from Travco's business, our reputation for delivering success is well established.
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Travco presents you with an incredible database of global hotels to book from. We offer you a range of hotels to suit any budget and taste. You can also choose from a number of different room categories and board basis options. All our hotels meet the highest fire, health and safety standards, while our dedicated contractors personally negotiate the lowest possible rates. Whatever type of accommodation you're looking for; we have the perfect properties for you.
"With new hotel partners constantly added each month our database of global hotels is always growing"
Best product range in the industry
Unrivalled European inventory
Our vast experience in European hotel wholesale allows us to guarantee you the best and most comprehensive collection of hotels in Europe
Expanding global database
Our dedicated team of contractors are always liaising with global hoteliers to deliver you the best selection of hotels from all over the world
Incredible hotel diversity
From opulent 5-star palaces to ultra-modern city skyscrapers, plush spa resorts, rural family retreats, small urban boutiques and basic stopover hostels.
Our sophisticated online booking system makes it easy to browse through our database and search for hotels that fulfil certain criteria (Technology)
Up to date product information
We send regular newsletters to inform you of the latest developments at our hotel partners, including name changes, renovation works, and special rates (Content)
Benefit from a selection of special rates for certain hotels. You can choose from the following:
• Minimum night stays
• Early bird specials
• Non-refundable options
• Market specific rates
• Secret hotels
Travco boasts unsurpassed booking technology designed to meet all your requirements. Our online booking system allows you to access our hotel database from anywhere in the world. In addition to this straightforward system is the technology to integrate our entire database with your own branded website or application through our XML interface. Each option is simple, but for peace of mind we also provide dedicated technical support to assist you in every way.
"Whether you’re a growing agent or a leading international tour operator, we can provide a technology solution tailored for you"
Online Booking System
Global 24/7 access to our inventory
With just an internet connection and a web browser you can access our entire hotel database and check live availability at any time of day
Book hotels within 5 seconds
Our streamlined process allows you to book, amend or cancel hotel reservations in just a few clicks, with the information simultaneously relayed to all parties
View in 9 different languages
You can choose to display the information in 9 major languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese and Chinese (simplified)
Advanced search facilities
Whatever type of hotel you are looking for, our innovative search feature allows you to specify the criteria and organise the results as desired
Detailed and independent hotel information
All our hotels feature a comprehensive guide created by our dedicated content team, including photos, maps, amenities and descriptions (Services)
Integrate our database with your technology
Our sophisticated and powerful XML interface gives you the freedom to sell our entire inventory via your own branded website or application
Sell the hotels as your own
Integrating our entire inventory with your own systems allows you to sell our product range without the Travco branding
Dedicated technical support
Our experienced and specialised support team are on hand at all times to assist you with the integration process and any subsequent issues
Instantly receive updated rates
Our hotel partners can instantly amend availability or lower rates through our online booking system; these updates will be simultaneously relayed to you
Our partnerships with the most important travel software providers ensure we always have the optimum technology in place to meet your requirements
Travco employs a dedicated content team to ensure the quality of all our hotel guides. Our talented content editors guarantee the accuracy of all hotel information, giving you peace of mind when booking new and unfamiliar hotels. Our comprehensive hotel guides are also being professionally translated into other major languages, which will enable you to access all the details for each hotel in your native tongue.
"We provide you with some of the best and most accurate multi-lingual hotel guides in the industry"
Benefits our content team provide you
Comprehensive hotel guides
Every hotel added to our database features a full guide created by our dedicated content team, including photos, maps, amenities and descriptions
Verified hotel information
All the information provided by our hotel partners is checked for accuracy, and more details are researched to guarantee you a comprehensive and reliable guide
Our talented content editors write promotional yet impartial descriptions for each hotel, providing you relevant information in a number of designated sections
Hand selected images
We consult our hotel partners to ensure we only publish high quality photographs relevant to the leisure market and the specific room being sold, up to a maximum of 12
Individually geocoded hotel locations
The exact GPS coordinates of every hotel are verified by us and logged into an interactive map, providing you accurate hotel locations
Translations into 8 different languages
Our guides are in the process of being translated into the following languages: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese and Chinese (simplified)
Receive up-to-date product information
In order to ensure you are kept informed of all the latest developments at our hotel partners we send out a detailed newsletter with information on the following:
• Ownership and hotel name changes
• Renovation information and dates
• Permanent and temporary closures
• Exclusive rates and special offers
"We are very pleased with the business relationship we share with Travco. We have found their service to be dependable and very efficient. Their attention to the product content is extremely important to our company."
Travco provide you with a number of additional services to ensure all your needs are met. Our FIT department provides specialised technical support at any time of day. We also have a dedicated groups department who can arrange customised tour packages for group travel all over the world. Whatever service you need, we are on hand to provide you with a solution.
"We are delighted to be working with Travco. We have found their service delivery to be exceptional."
24/7 reservations support
Our specialised multi-lingual support team, based in our London head office, are on hand at all times to assist with any queries and requests you have.
Experienced staff and personal service
Most of the team have over 5 years experience in the department and offer a friendly, personal approach to servicing your requirements
Dedicated staff member for each client market
Unlike other hotel wholesalers we dedicate one team member to each market, ensuring you will always deal with just one person who understands your needs
Customised tour packages for group travel
Our dedicated team can tailor numerous services to meet your group travel requirements, including accommodation, transfers and excursions
Flexible services and personal guidance
We can provide services according to any stated budget or itinerary; if a request is not feasible we will contact you and offer advice on suitable alternatives
Experienced and dedicated staff
Just like in FIT & Accounts, our Groups department have a wealth of experience in their field and dedicate one member of staff to deal with all your specific requirements
Transfers & Sightseeing
• Airport transfers
• Sightseeing tours
• Entrance to top attractions
Our multi-lingual account team are on hand to assist with all account queries in a warm and friendly manner; any mistakes will be rectified as a matter of urgency
Online account management
Our online account management system allows you to view and manage all your invoices and statements through any web browser, at any time
Experienced and dedicated staff
Just like in FIT & Groups, our Accounts department have a wealth of experience in their field and dedicate one member of staff to deal with all your specific requirements
What Travco can do for you
Access to new global markets
Working with our extensive international client base gives our hotel partners an immediate global presence, with access to new and lucrative markets in over 100 countries
All-year round occupancy
Our almost exclusively leisure orientated client base enables us to provide occupancy every day of the week all year round, including the low seasons for business travel
No advertising or translation fees
All the marketing and distribution is handled by us, including multilingual translations for international markets
Guaranteed and secure payment
Prompt payment is always assured and every booking is guaranteed and paid by us; we thoroughly vet all our clients for solvency issues and fiscal responsibility
Our experienced and devoted FIT and customer service department are available to assist with all queries and will swiftly handle any disputes (Services)
Long term partnership
We take pride in the mutually beneficial relationships we forge with our hotel partners; working with us ensures you have a respected and reliable long term partner in the industry
We only require a minimal commitment
In order for us to operate effectively all of our hotel partners must agree to a minimum guaranteed room allocation, wholesale rates and lowest rate parity
Your hotel can be placed on sale without delay
Once cooperation has been agreed we just require the completion of a health and safety assessment before the new hotel can go on sale to our global client base
You retain control of your availability and rates
Our flexible inventory and rate adjustment management system enables you to instantly flex rates for need periods and adjust the number of available Freesale rooms
Our friendly contracting team will contact you at your earliest convenience
Why you should choose Travco
Lowest hotel rates
Our expert market knowledge and the personal relationships we develop with our hotel partners enables us to negotiate the best possible hotel rates for you
Comprehensive and ever expanding hotel database
We offer you an unmatched inventory of European hotels and a great selection of global properties, with new hotels constantly added every month (Products)
Unsurpassed booking technology
Book hotels in 5 seconds through our online booking system or have our product range integrated with your own branded website via XML (Technology)
Dedicated 24/7 FIT support
You can benefit from multi-lingual reservations support at any time of day, with a dedicated member of staff for each client market (Services)
Stringent H&S policy
Our in-house team carry out thorough hotel surveys to guarantee you a product range that meets the highest industry standard for fire, health and safety
The company founders are still active directors and most of the management team have served for over a decade
Our friendly sales team will get back to you at your earliest convenience
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Travco is an amazingly exciting and dynamic place to be right now. The company is experiencing extraordinary levels of growth as we emerge as the worldwide leader in providing European wholesale hotel accommodation to the travel trade. The insatiable demand for travel within an ever expanding Europe continues to grow, and Travco is the natural solution for providing tour operators worldwide with access to an enormous stock of best-priced hotel availability and product choice. We believe that the nature of our client base defines us, and with thousands of clients based in over 100 countries, the reputation of Travco speaks for itself.
The growth we are experiencing has come about thanks to our simple philosophy, which is to negotiate the best rates possible, invest heavily in state of the art technology whilst retaining a personal touch to provide clients with the highest service standards in the industry.
Despite industry consolidation, I would like to point out that while our client base now contains many of the travel industry’s largest and most renowned tour operators, we shall not forget our company’s roots. Only by being geared up to service the small independent tour operator, will Travco be able to continue giving the outstanding levels of service to all clients on which our reputation is based and which secures our future as the industry leader.
I hope you enjoy finding out more about Travco and what we might be able to do for your Company. We look forward to hearing from you.