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Hotel Chain Unveils Mobile Service

Golden Tulip Hotels, Inns & Resorts has announced a new service to search and book hotels online, in real time for mobile device users.The mobile service, which uses XML technology over GPRS to deliver real time rates and availability, gives business and leisure guests instant access to all Golden Tulip Hotels, Inns & Resorts. Travelers can book directly on their mobile gadget.

“With the growing demand and usage of mobile devices such as PDA’s and Internet enabled mobile phones and the fast paced improvements in technology for resolution of screens, handheld device users are expecting a larger spectrum of services offered on such devices. Sticking to its promise to operate on the frontline of technological innovation, Golden Tulip has developed a mobile site, offering all its 257 hotels worldwide to mobile users,” stated the company.

Hans Kennedie, president and chief executive officer, Golden Tulip Hotels, Inns & Resorts said, “By offering our business and leisure guests the ability to book our hotels from virtually anywhere, we bring our hospitality service to them, at the time it suits them, offering our best available rates up to the minute.”