Emirates has tied up with lastminute.com in a bid to provide customers access to over 100,000 three- to five-star hotels in 59 countries via the airline’s website.
Hotel options will be promoted on emirates.com under the heading ‘Book a hotel’ and will service customers’ global hotel needs across 59 international markets where Emirates operates. The agreement will be live on emirates.com for an initial 18 months.
The service will give customers access to over 100,000 city and resort-based hotels worldwide, with access to lastminute.com’s full range of luxury, holiday and hip hotels. It will initially be available in English with customers able to pay for their accommodation in pounds sterling, US dollars and the euro. A wider range of languages and currency will be introduced in the future.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Emirates’ Executive Vice President Commercial Operations Worldwide, said:
‘We’re delighted to be working with lastminute.com which will give our valued customers access to a wide range of hotels the world over. The deal enables Emirates to offer an enhanced online product and reinforces our commitment to provide the very best in customer service and facilities.”
Lastminute.com’s vast range of hotel content complements our online product and is pivitol to this relationship. We are confident this new service will be welcomed by all our customers.’
Emirates prides itself on its award-winning service both in the air and on the ground and this new deal exemplifies the fact that we’re always in the vanguard of industry innovations.
Emirates is one of the fastest growing airlines in the world and flies to 88 cities in 59 countries with one of the youngest fleets of 100 Boeing and Airbus aircraft in the skies.
Emirates was voted World’s Leading First Class Airline and Middle East’s Leading First Class Airline at this year’s World Travel Awards.