Cendant Hotel Group today
announced that the value of single-day bookings made through its brand Web
sites reached the $1 million mark on Feb. 7, three months earlier than
last year. May 17 was the company’s first $1 million day last year.
Year-to-date, Cendant Hotel Group’s Web sites have recorded 21 days
exceeding one million dollars in revenue. In terms of overall revenue, the
Web sites are exceeding last year’s booking pace with a 38 percent growth
in revenue year over year.
“At this rate, our Web sites may break the 2004 record of 52
million-dollar days for the year,” said Peter Strebel, Cendant Hotel Group
executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “This is a testament
to the success of our efforts to make our Web sites more user-friendly and
streamlined in the rebounding travel market.”
Cendant’s hotel Web sites are http://www.daysinn.com/,
http://www.knightsinn.com/, http://www.wingateinns.com/ and