OYO Hotels & Homes, the world’s sixth largest hotel chain, and Hotelbeds announced a global distribution partnership. The agreement represents India-based OYO’s first-ever partnership with a hospitality distribution channel. The partnership provides OYO with access to more than 60,000 travel buying intermediaries around the world that use the Hotelbeds platform, including airline websites, points redemption programs and loyalty plans from more than 140 source markets. As a result, Hotelbeds’ clients will have access to OYO’s portfolio of more than 18,000 franchised and leased hotels and over 10,000 homes and villas, across 10 countries – including India, China, Malaysia, Nepal, the UK, UAE, Indonesia, the Philippines, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Japan. Through this partnership, OYO will be able to distribute its hotel rooms via both the wholesale channel, which operates under the “Hotelbeds” name, and the retail travel agent channel, which operates under the “Bedsonline” brand – all united under one contract.