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Deem Signs Multi-Year Partnership With Hickory Global Partners

Delray Beach, FL – February 20, 2018 –  Deem, a leading mobile and cloud technology provider for the business travel industry, and Hickory Global Partners, a leading travel management services company, providing  innovative service, distribution and technologies to its network of travel agency and supplier partners, announced a strategic partnership. 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 membership,” 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 network that provides quality rate programs, products and services designed to make their businesses more efficient and profitable with measureable 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 a 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.  For more information, please visit


About DEEM www.workfource.deem.com

The most difficult part of any business trip is too often the trip itself. It shouldn’t be. Deem makes it painless for the traveler to get down to business without distraction, simpler for the travel manager and management company to keep track of all the moving parts, and easier for partners to get the information they need to stay competitive.

The Deem Work Fource platform is designed for the entire business travel ecosystem using machine learning, AI and predictive analytics. Deem’s suite of tools range from a dynamic traveler booking platform, travel manager cost controls, travel agency service technology and supplier revenue opportunities, including the world’s largest car service affiliate network and operator solutions.

Deem’s Work Fource Platform services more than50,000 corporate customers in 61 countries, speaking 15+ languages - including the world’s largest travel management companies. The company, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Bangalore, India, is backed by leading venture capital funds, as well as corporate and private equity investors.