Leading online travel agent, ebookers.com, today announces the launch of the ebookers Hotels app for iPhone. The announcement marks the next stage in ebookers’ ambitious mobile push which has seen the company set the standard on high quality apps through simple, convenient and secure options to book from their mobile devices.
The new application enables customers to easily search and book hotels whilst on the move. Designed specifically for the iPhone, the app offers travellers the entire selection of ebookers’ 100,000+ hotels, powerful comparison tools and secure hotel booking in just three steps.
Travellers can find nearby hotels using iPhone’s GPS capabilities – particularly convenient for those in need of a last minute place to rest their heads. The app also allows travellers to search by city, address, postcode or landmark, so whether they are taking in the sights of Paris or strolling through Central Park in New York, they can pinpoint their nearest hotel with ease.
With so many hotels to choose from, the ebookers Hotels app for iPhone also offers:
Thousands of genuine hotel reviews as well as filter and sort capabilities by hotel price, star rating, review score and neighbourhood
p> Handy comparison tools enabling them to pick a hotel that best suits their needs
The ability to compare hotels and prices on an interactive map
Complete hotel details, including hotel and room descriptions, photographs and amenities
ebookers is also launching Mobile Deals, exclusive hotel discounts, available from January 2012, for customers using its mobile site (m.ebookers.com), as well as ebookers hotels apps for iPhone and iPad.
Tamer Tamar, President of ebookers, comments: “We are very proud to be leading the industry with our diverse mobile portfolio. Throughout 2011, we have invested heavily in mobile innovation and the new ebookers Hotels app for iPhone, which extends our services to a greater and wider audience, is yet another step in building and strengthening our mobile portfolio.
“Our mobile offering has been going from strength to strength. We recently won the Travolution Award for Best Mobile App in the UK and the Lovie Award for the Community and Social category through our social mobile app, ebookersExplorer. Similarly, our mobile site has proven to be popular among customers looking for last minute hotel stays on the go, with 60% travelling within 24 hours of booking. We are confident that our latest iPhone app and exclusive Mobile Deals will continue to enable customers to book easier and travel happier with us.
The ebookers Hotels app for iPhone is downloadable for free at the Apple App Store worldwide and will be available in six languages: English, French, German, Finnish, Dutch and Norwegian.