(R) has announced the expansion of its Name Your Own Price(sm) hotel service to
major cities in China, Singapore and Thailand.
Starting today, U.S. residents can use priceline.com to save on major-brand
hotel rooms in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok.
Today`s expansion broadens the global reach of priceline.com`s popular hotel
service, which has sold over 7,000,000 hotel room nights around the world. In
addition to Asia, priceline.com customers can book hotel rooms in cities
throughout the U.S., Europe, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Over 8,000 hotel
properties in 1,300 cities and towns are in the priceline.com program.
Priceline.com is the only Name Your Own Price(sm) hotel service on the Internet
and it delivers powerful benefits to consumers and to hotels. Using
priceline.com, consumers are free to negotiate room rates that are lower than
what they find anywhere else. Depending on expected occupancy for the requested
nights, hotels can privately accept priceline.com customer offers without
changing their published walk-up and Web rates.
Through its unique hotel booking system, priceline.com can deliver discounts
that are deeper than those found elsewhere on the Internet, including Web sites
that claim hefty hotel discounts of up to 70 percent. Priceline.com is so
certain of its superior savings that all of its purchases carry the Priceline
Hotels Best Price Guarantee. If a customer buys a priceline.com hotel room and
finds a lower price on another Web site within 48 hours for the same hotel and
dates, priceline.com will refund the difference. Check www.priceline.com for
Priceline.com has one of the broadest and deepest collections of hotel
properties on the Web, offering 1-, 2-, 2.5, 3-, 4-, 5-star and resort hotels.
Rooms can be booked months in advance or at the last-minute for use that same
Priceline.com`s hotel service also ensures that customers get the exact type of
hotel they want. Customers have complete flexibility in choosing the dates, the
part of town, the star-rating and price for the hotel they want. Priceline.com
provides maps so customers can specify the part of town they want and also shows
the amenities included with a particular star quality. After a customer makes
his or her choices, priceline.com works to find a hotel matching that criteria
that will release a room at the customer`s price.
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