(ATLANTA)—Shiji Group, a global leader in secure and scalable business solutions for the hospitality industry, has launched live connectivity between Shiji Distribution Solutions and Pegasus, an integration that helps hotels expand connectivity and drive new business in the Chinese market.
The new connectivity partnership between Pegasus and Shiji will now allow hotels using Pegasus Reservations to increase their market penetration in China through OTAs such as CTrip, Fliggy, Tongcheng eLong, Meituan, social networking apps such as WeChat, local travel wholesalers, and local travel management companies. Likewise, Shiji’s demand partners will now have easy access and integration with a portfolio of 2,000+ independent chains and boutique hotels in key global city centers and gateway destinations popular for the Chinese traveler.
“We are thrilled to be able to provide seamless connectivity to China’s largest travel distribution partner,” said Gautam Lulla, CEO of Pegasus. “The outbound Chinese market will be one of the strongest coming out of the pandemic, and it will benefit our hotels greatly to have expanded access to these travelers during the recovery.”
“It is exciting that our connection to Pegasus is now live,” said Shiji Distribution Solutions COO Greg Berman. “Pegasus customers include some of the world’s most distinguished and noteworthy hotel brands, who are now able to benefit from our significant distribution networks and depth of our distribution solutions.”
Pegasus combines high-tech innovation with high-touch service to give hoteliers more control over their revenue and distribution strategy than ever before. Following their merger with Travel Tripper, Pegasus enables hoteliers to better connect with their guests through an innovative and flexible platform of Reservations, E-commerce, Global Sales, and Business Intelligence solutions that help hotels drive demand and increase revenue and profitability, including the Pegasus CRS, named Best CRS 2020 by Hotel Tech Report. With more than 30 years of experience in global distribution, Pegasus serves hotels across 120 countries from eight offices worldwide in New York, Scottsdale, Las Vegas, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Tokyo, and Hyderabad. For more information, visit www.pegs.com.
About Shiji Group
Shiji Group provides software solutions and services for the hospitality, food service, retail and entertainment industries, ranging from hotel management solutions, to food and beverage and retail systems, payment gateways, data management, online distribution and more. Founded in 1998 as a network solutions provider for hotels, Shiji Group today comprises 5,000 employees in 80+ subsidiaries and brands, serving over 91,000 hotels, 200,000 restaurants and 600,000 retail outlets. Visit www.shijigroup.com.