JDB Fine Hotels &
Resorts has debuted a revamped website with
its first agent platform, as part of what the company describes as a
JDB, a hotel
marketing firm that represents 63 luxury, independent hotels (mostly
in Italy) was acquired in 2014 by Waterstone Holdings, whose owners
include longtime travel executive Brian Froelich, now chairman of JDB.
whose experience includes positions with American Express and Allied
Tours, said that technology was leading the change at JDB and that its new
website and agent platform would both streamline the booking process and
expedite agent compensation.
JDB, founded in 1978,
also represents several French properties. Fourteen more hotels are slated to
join the collection this year, the company said.