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Avantio Channel Manager: preferred partner MagicStay
We are pleased to announce that MagicStay, the only short term portal 100% specialized in business travel, is now one of the few Avantio Preferred Partners! Launched in 2014, the French based channel (formerly MagicEvent) already raised 4M€ and is now a leading international platform offering more than 100,000 properties worldwide.
Professionals can rent apartments, villas or serviced apartments when they travel to visit trade shows, for trainings, meetings, and all other kinds of business travel. Every MagicStay tools and services are designed to answer the business travelers needs: E-conciergerie app, monitoring tool for Travel Managers, loyalty card, Trustay® label for secured properties.
Among the shareholder’s is Michael Benabou, co-founder of Vente-Privée.com. An Advisory Board of shareholders supports the French portal, including Charles Petruccielli (former president of the travel division at American Express) who declared:
“The 100% b2b approach of MagicStay appealed to me because it meets the specific requirements of the business travel market. Without a doubt, this type of accommodation will experience significant growth among businesses over the coming years.”
Here is what property manager Maxime Benoit says about MagicStay:
Maxime Benoit | We Stay In Paris:
“We have been used to collaborating with MagicStay for the past 2 years. It is a daily pleasure to benefit from such an available and efficient partner. The number of bookings is increasing considerably and customers are qualitative (professionals for the most part of them). We recommend MagicStay to all Parisian hosts and agencies.”
Target business travelers with new preferred partner channel MagicStay
MagicStay is included in the packages of the Channel Manager (from Standard package upwards) as an ‘Included Channel’.
- If you do not already have a connection to MagicStay, go to your Channel Manager tab within the Vacation Rental Management Software (VRMS), click ‘+Add Channel’ and then ‘Connect’ under the MagicStay logo. Full information regarding MagicStay and instructions on how to connect are given there.
- If you already have MagicStay included in your Channel Manager, you may now be able to add a further portal within your package. Contact your account manager to check this.
- If you do not have a Channel Manager package, please contact your account manager to discuss your options.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or read more on the channel manager page.