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HotelRunner recognized as a “Preferred Software Partner” by Airbnb

Leading hospitality and travel technologies company, HotelRunner, is recognized as a “Preferred Software Partner” by Airbnb for 2023 due to the platform’s high performance, functionality, and software connections that exceed the benchmarks.

HotelRunner, the leading hospitality and travel technologies platform, and B2B network has earned its Preferred status with Airbnb.

The Preferred Software Partner Program by Airbnb was launched in 2018 to ensure hosts have a great connectivity experience with partners that offer fully integrated connectivity solutions. As one of the first technology platforms to offer two-way integration with Airbnb since 2018, HotelRunner is once again crowned with the Preferred Software Partner title. The designation highlights the quality and growth of HotelRunner, as Airbnb recognizes the software partners that meet and exceed the highest technical and performance benchmarks.

To be eligible for Preferred Software Partner status, Airbnb partners are rated on several criteria, including:

  • The success rate in connecting to and communicating with the Airbnb APIs,
  • The success rate in the overall measure of the type and number of connectivity features currently available,
  • Excellence in technicality,
  • Ensuring that hosts connected have full access to Airbnb host management tools.

Headquartered in London, HotelRunner operates with over 100 team members in five cities and three countries, and this recognition will function as a stimulus for the ambition of democratizing the usage of technology for hospitality and travel businesses in every corner of the world.

As this appointment validates the capabilities of the HotelRunner platform, HotelRunner’s Director of Demand Rıza Kaynak, commented on this recognition: “As a unified sales and distribution management platform, being Airbnb’s Preferred Software Partner is a clear indicator of our tech excellency and unmatched hard work. We commit to the success of our partners and have been working closely with Airbnb for over five years to offer a smooth connectivity experience, and make sure that our joint properties enjoy the benefits of this strategic partnership to the fullest. Our mission to empower properties with the leading travel technologies will continue with ever-growing acceleration as we welcome more properties to Airbnb.”

The certified connection with the largest vacation rental platform in the world is an increment for HotelRunner’s accommodation partners’ sustainable growth. By connecting to Airbnb via HotelRunner properties can save time and money while increasing their bookings and revenue. 


Fatih Tuncer

Content Manager @ HotelRunner

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