LastMinuteTravel.com Announces Content Agreement with Yahoo!
LastMinuteTravel.com, the marketplace for just released travel offers,
today announced a content agreement with Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO), a leading global Internet communications, commerce and media company to provide spontaneous travel offers to Yahoo!‰ Travel (http://travel.yahoo.com), the place to go to take care of all your travel needs.
With hundreds-of-thousands of just-released travel offers at any moment, LastMinuteTravel.com provides consumers with instant access to continually updated travel opportunities from brand name providers without the anticipated last-minute penalties often imposed. By visiting the Specials section of Yahoo! Travel, consumers can find just-released offers, which rotate between airfare, lodging, and vacation categories, as well as links to LastMinuteTravel.com.
“The agreement comes at an opportune moment for consumers as the summer travel season hits its peak,” said David Miranda, CEO and founder, LastMinuteTravel.com. “With airline prices at a record high and the absence of traditional summer airfare sales, consumers are searching for affordable travel. This agreement with Yahoo! Travel enables millions of people to find great last-minute values for summer travel.”
Since its consumer launch earlier this year, LastMinuteTravel.com has distinguished itself among consumers as one of the first places to look when travel has to happen quickly. With more than 600 global travel and leisure providers, LastMinuteTravel.com offers access to the world’s largest airlines including Delta, American, US Airways, Continental and Lufthansa, as well as Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Swiss™tel, Carnival Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Avis, and many other preferred travel and entertainment providers.
Shoppers may conveniently browse the dynamically updated listings at LastMinuteTravel.com and when ready to book, they are connected to premier providers worldwide. Unlike many other travel sites today, LastMinuteTravel.com charges no commission or transaction fees, saving both consumers and travel providers money.
In addition, LastMinuteTravel.com offers the services of My Travel Minder(tm), a free e-mail alert that automatically notifies customers when their requested travel and entertainment options become available. My Travel Minder continues to work as a personal travel planner—even when the customer is not logged on the site.
Founded by travel industry leader, David Miranda, in April 1997, LastMinuteTravel.com is the first Internet-based enterprise that specializes in just-released travel and entertainment inventory. Headquartered in Atlanta, LastMinuteTravel.com has created an eMediary(tm) marketplace, where motivated sellers can target last-minute consumers in the most timely, efficient and cost-effective manner available.
For more information, please visit the company’s site at http://www.LastMinuteTravel.com.