Contract guarantees expanded choice for consumers and growth for both parties
AMSTERDAM, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - Today Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, and AccorHotels, the world's leading hotel operator, have renewed their partnership agreement. With thousands of AccorHotels properties currently available on Booking.com, customers will now be able to discover, book and enjoy even more great stays with ease and confidence via Booking.com.
This renewed commitment to provide consumers worldwide with great choice and a seamless experience guarantees that both Booking.com and AccorHotels can continue to grow their businesses together, introducing both new and existing Booking.com customers to outstanding AccorHotels brand experiences in every corner of the globe.
"AccorHotels' diverse portfolio of brands is very popular with our customers around the world." said Gillian Tans, President and COO of Booking.com "We're very pleased to be able to continue to expand that offering and present consumers with even more transparency and choice when it comes to selecting a great place to stay."
This new agreement goes into affect on 1 April 2016 with new AccorHotels properties continuing to be added to the Booking.com platform over the coming months. Additional terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Booking.com is the world leader in booking hotel and other accommodations online. It guarantees the best prices for any type of property - from small independents to five-star luxury. Guests can access the Booking.com website anytime, anywhere from their desktops, mobile phones and tablet devices, and they don't pay booking fees - ever. The Booking.com website is available in 42 languages, offers over 879,000 hotels and accommodations including more than 397,000 vacation rental properties and covers more than 86,000 destinations in 224 countries and territories worldwide. It features over 80M reviews written by guests after their stay, and attracts online visitors from both leisure and business markets around the globe. With over 19 years of experience and a team of over 10,000 dedicated employees in more than 170 offices worldwide, Booking.com operates its own in-house customer service team, which is available 24/7 to assist guests in their native languages and ensure an exceptional customer experience.
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