Great Hotels of the World`s Website Now Bookable

24th Jul 2003

Great Hotels of the World, the global luxury hotel marketing alliance, has introduced å“Instant Reservationså” to its website å-

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, the online travel reservations specialist, the fully integrated Great Hotels of the World booking engine will operate via the Pegasus Switch and will enable real time reservations and rate requests at the organisation’s 220 luxury hotel members.  Hotel members will also benefit from enhanced inventory management.  Great Hotels of the World Instant Reservations will provide a faster, smoother and more secure booking system.

Great Hotels of the World is projecting that its website will receive 2 million visitors in the next 12 months.  Web traffic statistics show that it is currently receiving substantially more visitors than competitor sites and visitor numbers are dramatically increasing month on month. 

Powered by 4oceans, which operates an advanced web-based travel reservations and distribution platform linking hotels, travellers and agents worldwide, the Great Hotels of the World website accesses hotel rates and availability directly from the Pegasus Switch.  This ensures effortlessness management for hotels.  Only those hotels wishing to promote special rates via need to load new packages onto their CRS.

Divided into four subsections - romantic, spa, golf and incentive & business travel - the Great Hotels of the World website features fully comprehensive details on each hotel, including photography, hotel facilities, activities and possible sightseeing opportunities.  The monthly ‘Seasonal Offers’ page provides details of special packages and promotions available at selected hotels.  These offers are promoted via a monthly email broadcast to members of The Great Travellers’ Club, a database of over 15,000 European consumers.

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