SideStep is now offering online hotel reservations with properties that are members of Utell, the world`s largest hotel representation company.
The new relationship will help the hotels that are represented by Utell to expand their reach and reduce their distribution costs, while bringing distinctive lodging choices to SideStep`s sizeable customer base. Utell is a subsidiary of Pegasus Solutions and represents nearly 5,500 hotels located in 150 countries.
SideStep has grown rapidly since its launch in November 2000 to emerge as the most comprehensive, easy-to-use source for the Web`s best travel deals. Utell represents hotels ranging from independent properties such as the Ritz in London and Boca Raton Resort and Club in Florida to hotel chains such as the Ian Schrager Hotel Group and Prince Resorts Hawaii. Through this alliance, SideStep will feature outstanding travel values from Utell`s worldwide network of hotels.