Exclusively continues European expansion

17th Apr 2007

Norwegian VIA Ferieverden has signed a three year partnership
agreement with Exclusively Hotels who will provide VIA with its unique
reservation platform for travel agents.As one of the most recognized brands in Norway, VIA is a valued partner for
Exclusively Hotels. VIA is the largest leisure travel agent in Norway, with
43 offices throughout the country and a turnover in 2005 of approximately
GBP 72 million. The Exclusively Hotels reservation platform will provide
VIA?s travel consultants with access to over 57,000 hotels in 7,500
destinations worldwide, with guaranteed availability and instant booking
confirmation for their clients.

Karin Arnesen, Managing Director of VIA said, “VIA recognizes the demand
from our customers for booking hotels with instant confirmation, a greater
choice of hotels, and competitive prices. In order to give the client a
better offer than they can find elsewhere it was imperative for us to find
a hotel booking system that could satisfy these demands. We believe we have
found such a supplier in Exclusively Hotels.”

Exclusively Hotels was chosen by VIA in the face of tough competition from
other major hotel suppliers. Product Manager Charles Martin said,
“Exclusively Hotels has integrated its brand with a wide variety of global
travel and media sites. The key to our success is understanding our
partners’ needs and delivering significant revenues above and beyond our
partners’ expectations. We welcome the opportunity to work alongside VIA
and will continue to develop our products and services to meet customer


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