Expedia`s WWTE Provides Private Label Hotel Booking Service for United.com

WWTE, a division of Travelscape, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Expedia, Inc., today announced that it has been selected by UAL Loyalty Services, Inc. (ULS), which owns and operates the United Airlines web site united.com, to provide WWTE`s private label booking engine and hotel inventory to united.com.
Travelers shopping on united.com

for flights can now book a hotel from WWTE`s negotiated and published-rate inventory.
“The WWTE solution is a perfect fit for united.com as it combines proven technology, with outstanding lodging inventory and deals, backed by round-the-clock support,” said Pete Peterson, president of travel & distribution at ULS. “United.com customers can now enjoy access to more than 40,000 hotels, including specially negotiated rates at over 7,000 properties.”

The WWTE solution gives travel suppliers the ability to deliver proven cross-sell solutions on their own websites, enabling them to offer a one-stop travel shopping solution to their customers. The hotel booking solution chosen by ULS includes detailed lodging information for many properties in select destinations. Travelers can view comprehensive property information, including maps and photographs.

“WWTE gives our travel partners the ability to enhance their own web sites with industry leading cross-sell and dynamic packaging technology, and highly competitive inventory,” said Barney Harford, vice president, new channel development at Expedia, Inc. “ULS and United Airlines are premier partners for WWTE. We are pleased to provide travelers visiting united.com with the search tools they need to find great deals on lodging.”

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