New Travelocity Partnerships Guarentee Lowest-Price Hotel Rates

31st Oct 2002


now offers the largest selection of guaranteed lowest-priced hotel rates, online or offline - with many more on the way.

Through new partnerships with leading chains and independent hotels, Travelocity has widened its lowest-priced hotel rate offering to include almost 7,000 participating hotels. Travelocity already offers all of the guaranteed lowest-priced hotel rates available at, and these new partnerships supplement that offering, giving Travelocity the most extensive offering of lowest-priced hotel rates anywhere. Guaranteed low rates are available in hundreds of popular destinations worldwide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To make it even easier to find great rates on hotels, Travelocity also has improved its hotel shopping experience with:

—A new grid display that gives consumers total pricing on many room

  —A shorter booking path—purchases are complete in three clicks

  —Specific room quality and bedding options for many hotels

  —Hotel searches based on specific addresses, ZIP codes, airports and/or
    points of interest in the United States

  —More than 30,000 firsthand traveler reviews of featured hotels - updated in real time
“Consumers need look no further for the best deals on hotels,” said Sam Gilliland


, president and CEO of Travelocity. “By working with hoteliers to find new and smarter ways to sell their hotel rooms, we get more hotels at the lowest prices, and that`s great news for our members. It is very exciting to take the lead in this area, and we plan to grow that lead even further.”
Participating hotels include chains such as Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, as well as independent properties such as the Yepton Beach Resort in Antigua, with another 1,000 hotels expected to come online by the end of the year.

Related stories on ITN:

(29/10/2002) Travelocity Scoops Top Honour Named `Best travel website` at British Travel Awards 2002

(16/10/2002) Travelocity Launches Award-Winning Crystal Cruises

(15/10/2002) Travelocity Loyalty Program Approaches 120,000 Members




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