Spanish carrier, Vueling, has chosen Expedia Private Label as its exclusive hotel provider for www.vueling.com following a competitive pitch process that included most of the major European white label providers.
The deal, which went live on 13 June, will at first see Expedia provide hotels for the Vueling website
Vueling is expanding rapidly from its three major hubs - Barcelona, Madrid and Paris-CDG. It has local websites in Spain, Italy, France, The Netherlands and Portugal. This agreement will allow Expedia to reach a booming market segment of both Spanish and international travellers who use new generation carriers within Spain and abroad.
Vincent Marti, Chief Commercial Officer of Vueling says. “We are delighted to select Expedia as the exclusive hotel partner for Vueling. This is a win-win for Vueling, Expedia and most importantly our customers. Passengers will enjoy significantly improved choice and fantastic hotel deals from the world’s largest online hotel vendor on Vueling.com, Expedia will grow alongside Southern Europe’s fastest growing airline.”
Karen Vaites Bohannon, managing director of Expedia Private Label added “This deal reinforces our position as a leading provider to the European airline market. Vueling has successfully developed a brand that stands for quality and efficiency, which fits perfectly with the product that we can provide.
“Our past performance proves we can deliver substantial additional revenue whilst also supporting and reinforcing the reputation for price leadership and service that our clients need to protect in the partnerships they sign.”