Hotels.com, http://www.hotels.com/, the largest specialized provider of
discount lodging worldwide, and Delta Air Lines Inc. , the world’s second
largest airline in terms of passengers carried, today announced they are
expanding upon their successful call transfer program. The call transfer
program is now being extended to all Delta call centers. Additionally,
travelers booking their airfare at Delta’s local city ticket offices will
be given a toll-free referral number to book their hotel accommodations
with Hotels.com. With the call transfer program once travelers have booked
their airline tickets with Delta, travelers needing hotel accommodations
are automatically transferred to Hotels.com call centers enabling them to
receive significant discounts off published rates at Hotels.com’s
inventory of approximately 9,000 hotels, timeshares, condos and vacation
rentals in more than 435 worldwide destinations that Delta serves.
Additionally, Hotels.com is now featured on Delta Air Lines ticket jackets
and its commercials are appearing on Delta’s on-board video presentations.
“We are pleased to have been chosen by Delta to provide their customers
with our discount lodging products. Our Delta call transfer program has
been very successful. The expansion of our partnership is a win-win for
both companies as well as for travelers. It enables Delta’s valued
customers easy access to our extensive inventory of accommodations
worldwide satisfying their air and lodging needs. Our Delta-only
designated operators are on-hand 24 hours to ensure the highest quality of
service. We are excited about this expansion of our relationship with
Delta,” stated Cheryl Rosner, president of Hotels.com.
“We are always seeking ways to enhance the travel experience for our
customers,” said Patrice Miles, vice president of Consumer Marketing for
Delta. “Delta’s partnership with Hotels.com will provide our customers the
opportunity to find accommodations that best meet their travel needs.”
Hotels.com is the largest specialized provider of discount lodging
worldwide, providing service through its own websites (including
http://www.hotels.com/ and others), thousands of affiliated websites, and
its toll-free call centers (1-800-2-HOTELS). Hotels.com provides
accommodations to travelers at over 9,000 properties in more than 400
markets in North America, Europe, the Caribbean and Asia. The company
offers a one-stop shopping source for hotel pricing, amenities and
availability, and also specializes in providing travelers with
accommodations for sold-out periods. Hotels.com is an operating business
of IAC/InterActiveCorp . CST: 2059975-40.
Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest airline in terms of passengers
carried and the leading U.S. carrier across the Atlantic, offers 5,734
flights each day to 444 destinations in 79 countries on Delta, Song, Delta
Express, Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection and Delta’s worldwide partners.
Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that
provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and
services. For more information, please go to delta.com.