Travelsupermarket enhances hotel content

24th Oct 2006

Travellers looking to find the best hotel deals on the net will now be able to view detailed hotel information linked to their search results as launches a new information-led service on the hotels page of the site. Users will immediately be able to see all the hotel details at a glance, helping them decide which hotel to book before clicking through.

The front page of results for hotels now gives users immediate and easy-to-read details about the hotel, including the supplier, the price, room details and board basis, as well as a picture of the property.

Users can then click through to view a comprehensive page of details on the hotel, including full amenities, numerous images of the hotel taken directly from the provider’s site, a satellite location map of the hotel (which users can view enlarged and interactively), as well as both user reviews and articles that have mentioned this hotel.

These reviews have been selected from a number of professional, high profile and well-known sources, such as Frommers, The AA, Fodors and newspaper publications - including The Guardian, The Telegraph and the Financial Times. If users also want to air their views there is the option to add their very own opinion in the news review column.

Alexis Garrick, hotels channels manager at, said: “The additional information on the site will now give users a comprehensive idea of the hotel and, with this, complete peace of mind that they are getting the correct deal for their individual needs. The fact that users can also read reviews, both personal and professional, gives an excellent overview of the hotel and the sharing of information.


p>“Many people still do not feel 100 per cent comfortable booking hotels through the internet and we hope that by using our site, visitors will feel confident enough to click through and make that booking.”

The extra information has been added as the site moves towards offering travellers not just price comparisons, but the most comprehensive travel comparison search facility on the net. compares costs of flights, care hire and hotels, plus dynamic packaging by comparing over 140 travel websites, always ensuring the best deal is offered to the consumer.

The online company thrives on offering its users accurate real time availability by ‘spidering’ information directly from the likes of ebookers, opodo and low cost charter and business airlines, ensuring users are presented the best possible price at all times.


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