26th January 2023 - Global destination management specialist Kuoni Tumlare and global meeting management platform Meetingselect have signed a partnership agreement. Through this collaboration, both companies can now provide a one-stop-shop for all Meeting & Event Services. Customers of these services will save time and money by having one supplier for all their Meeting & Event requirements. By joining forces through this partnership, Kuoni Tumlare and Meetingselect are able to provide a network of 250,000 conference hotels, 500,000 meeting rooms in 150 countries, and any additional services, related to the event. The partnership also makes it also easier to support large, decentralized organisations that lack central event policies in managing events across business units. Both companies jointly provide a full set of services, from approval to payments solutions.
Kuoni Tumlare has over 100 years of experience in destination management. Its global footprint, unrivalled local destination knowledge and rich expertise sets the company apart. Meetingselect provides a global search engine for external meetings and business meetings. Its meeting management platform has been awarded accolades by various organisations, venues and partners. Both companies focus strongly on sustainability through international CSR initiatives.
Marco Russi, COO at Kuoni Tumlare commented: “We are delighted to announce this new partnership with Meetingselect as it will provide our clients with a one-stop-shop transparent booking solution for all accommodation and all types of event services, from restaurants, teambuilding, transportation, gala dinners and flights. The dynamic nature of our new partner together with our larger entrepreneurial presence will ensure a strong and close partnership that will undoubtedly benefit our clients.”
Judith Huisman, Co-Founder at Meetingselect: “With this partnership, we now offer customers a complete end-to-end meetings and events booking solution combined with a global suite of event services. The DNA of both companies offer guaranteed human dedication and support with access to the best meetings technology and event needs worldwide. Organisations now only have to deal with two suppliers to book, manage and centrally pay for all their Meeting & Event costs. This results in streamlined Services with Smart data and a Duty of Care solution for Meetings, Workspaces & Events.”
Kuoni Tumlare is a destination management company with over 100 years of experience, a global footprint, unrivalled local destination knowledge and rich expertise - setting it apart and driving it in pursuit of the original purpose that inspired the founders over a century ago: to foster connections across cultures.
At Kuoni Tumlare, we deliver truly inspiring and innovative solutions and experiences that create value both for our Partners and Society at large. Our wide portfolio of products and solutions is built on 100+ years of destination management experience. Our solutions include series tours, technical visits, educational tours and Japan specialist travel consulting, as well as meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions. Our product portfolio includes MyBus excursions at destinations as well as guaranteed departure tours devised and delivered by our Seat-in-Coach specialists, Europamundo (EMV) and MyBus Landcruise.
Meetingselect connects through its platform organisations with conference centres and meeting rooms all over the world. The technology which Meetingselect uses is cloud-based enterprise software; the solution for organizations, meeting planners, hotel chains, meeting venues, (online) travel agencies, and travel management companies. Meetingselect offers more than 500,000 locations in 150 countries. This makes the online meeting booking platform Meetingselect.com a valued search engine and meeting management solution for external business meetings, workspaces and events. The meeting management platform has been awarded by organisations, venues and partners.
Meetingselect has been named in the Top250 fastest growing companies of the Netherlands in 2022 and nominated for the Computable Awards 2021 in the category Best SaaS Enterprise Software. Recognised by Deloitte as Deloitte's Technology Fast50 Most Sustainable Grower and Fast500 EMEA and has won multiple awards such as EY Winning Women, the Innovators Award for the best Meeting Booking Platform. WomenOwned certified by WeConnect.