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Booking.com for Travel Agents test launched

Booking.com for Travel Agents test launched

Booking.com has announced the initial test pilot of Booking.com for Travel Agents, the first iteration of a new platform designed specifically with the unique needs of travel agents in mind. The platform features a suite of easy-to-use tools that empower travel industry professionals to seamlessly make and manage accommodation reservations for their clients via Booking.com.

Booking.com welcomes one-millionth property to portfolio

Booking.com welcomes one-millionth property to portfolio

Booking.com ambition to connect travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay in the most seamless and enjoyable way possible has reached new heights with the addition of the website’s one-millionth property. The soon-to-open Greydon House, tucked away in the historic district of the picturesque island of Nantucket, just 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, became the one-millionth property to be added to the Booking.com platform.

Booking.com signs Wyndham Vacation Rentals distribution deal

Booking.com signs Wyndham Vacation Rentals distribution deal

Booking.com and Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professional manager of vacation rental properties with over 105,000 properties spread across more than 550 destinations, have announced a new worldwide distribution agreement. Through this arrangement, Wyndham’s global portfolio of vacation rental brands, including Landal GreenParks, NOVASOL, Hoseasons, cottages.com and Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, will now be able to utilise the Booking.com website and mobile apps as distribution channels for their properties.

Booking.com brings BookingSuite to market

Booking.com brings BookingSuite to market

Booking.com has announced the launch of BookingSuite, a new unit of Booking.com that helps accommodation providers grow their businesses and brands through next-generation technology and distribution expertise. Booking.com today partners with more than 625,000 accommodation providers to offer travellers around the world the best places to stay for every budget. Now with the launch of BookingSuite, Booking.com is extending its distribution expertise to accommodation providers so they can more effectively grow their businesses and brands.

Booking.com brings Booking Now app to Apple Watch

Booking.com brings Booking Now app to Apple Watch

Booking.com has announced the launch of the Booking Now app for Apple Watch. Booking Now, which draws from Booking.com’s selection of over 625,000 properties in more than 75,000 destinations, is the first and only travel app to enable users to book a stay directly from their Watch, and in just one touch. Through the use of Apple’s new pressure sensitive ‘force touch’ technology, spontaneous travellers are now able to choose and book the nearest relevant hotel in one simple gesture.

Breaking Travel News interview: Jason Grist, area manager, Booking.com

Breaking Travel News interview: Jason Grist, area manager, Booking.com

26th Feb 2015 Focus

Booking.com has announced the launch of Booking Now, a new mobile app that revolutionises the on-demand travel space, in the UK. The app is designed to provide a completely personalised booking experience tailored to individual customer preferences and location. Here Breaking Travel News sits down with Booking.com area manager Jason Grist to discuss what is on offer.

Germanwings signs partnership with booking.com

Germanwings signs partnership with booking.com

Germanwings has announced a joint partnership with hotel broker booking.com. In the next three years, Germanwings guests will be able to access Booking.com’s entire product range, including, apartments, guest houses, resorts, B&Bs and hostels. Boomerang Club members will also be able to collect miles on the Germanwings bonus scheme.