Ministry of Villas Talks Success in New Marketplace

Monday, 21 March 2016

Ministry of Villas Co-Founder and CEO Alastair Loxton discusses on CNBC how their platform differentiates itself from competitors such as Airbnb due to the partnerships with ResOnline, Bookeasy and Tourism Holdings.


The Bookeasy destination management system in conjunction with Tourism Holdings' well known booking technology ResOnline are leading the way in a new travel sector direction. Ministry of Villas is helping lead the charge by offering smaller, private accommodation owners around the world the same technical assistance the bigger hotels and chains have been using for years.

Founder and CEO of Tourism Holdings, Bryan Frawley said:

“Our ResOnline platform updates 1,000’s of channels and Online Travel Agents (OTA’s) globally every minute, and was a game-changer for hotels when we built it over 15 years ago. Now it is equally revolutionising how villa owners and property managers can market their properties. Partnering with leading providers for private accommodation holidays such as Ministry of Villas enables us to rapidly expand our business to Asia and beyond in the new world order of the sharing economy, which previously haven’t had access to these sophisticated and intricate tools like the huge global hotel chains have.”

In a recent Global Travel Media article Alastair Loxton stated:

“We have been working in unison with Tourism Holdings’ team to support and empower the rapidly growing private accommodation travel booking market and help lead the way in the global macro-trend of travellers shifting from hotels to villas. We are delighted to be joined with Bryan and Tourism Holdings in an official capacity as global partners bringing their product outside of Australia and New Zealand to cater for the rapidly increasing demand of Asia outbound and domestic travel, particularly key markets such as China and India.”

Ministry of Villas is leading the way in assisting these smaller, private accommodations to make their way to success and put themselves on the OTA world wide map! We look forward to changing the way customers source private accommodation and meeting the growing needs of this new exciting marketplace.