Deem Signs Multi-Year Partnership with Hickory Global Partners

Hickory Global Partners to refer Deem’s business travel booking and ground transportation solutions to partners and customers


San Francisco, Calif., February 20, 2018 –  Deem, a leading mobile and cloud technology provider for the business travel industry, and Hickory Global Partners, a leading consortia for the corporate travel industry, announced a strategic partnership today. Under the agreement, Hickory Global Partners will recommend Deem’s business travel management solutions to their travel management company members. 

“Hickory Global Partners is known for their expertise in travel management technology and programs,” said John F. Rizzo, President and Chief Operating Officer, Deem. “We’re looking forward to working with Hickory to secure new partners, grow our revenue and connect with innovative thinkers in corporate travel.” 

“We’re delighted to recommend Deem’s booking and travel management tools as preferred solutions to our members,” said Christopher J. Dane, President of Hickory Global Partners. “Deem’s tools really stand out for their ease of use and great mobile experience, so it’s the perfect platform for TMCs who are looking to service their customers and travelers with a seamless solution.” 

Hickory Global Partners brings a fresh approach to the consortia space. Hickory has built a platform that provides quality rate programs, products and services designed to make their businesses more efficient and profitable with measurable return on investment.

“Deem and Hickory share a vision for providing innovative, best-in-breed secure travel solutions for customers,” said Rizzo. “With our advancements in machine learning, AI and predictive analytics, we offer superior solutions for everyone, all the way from travelers and travel managers to CEOs and finance VPs.” 

Millions of travelers using Deem-powered booking tools, such as Work Fource, can book and manage end-to-end travel itineraries that align with their preferences and corporate policies. With advanced Intelligent Attach technology, the software automatically recommends hotel and car service options matched to travelers’ preferences, behavior and corporate policies, dynamically links to calendars and offers hassle free travel management and seamless cost control features. 

About HICKORY - Hickory Global Partners, an INTRAVEL Company |

HICKORY's unique approach focuses on return on investment for agency and supplier partners alike, guaranteeing them a positive ROI. Its visionary hotel incentive program, a robust and one-of-a-kind air program, a car rental program, and 24/7 support products make HICKORY an important strategic partner to travel agencies. Proprietary, innovative tools designed to share data with agency partners enable agencies to make better, faster decisions - thus driving more revenue. Supplier partners benefit from measurable results and extensive distribution and marketing opportunities across the HICKORY global network, while Hotel partners gain access to a reporting platform that illustrates booking trends across the HICKORY agency network.