Booking.com has launched a new accelerator programme, Booking.com Booster. Designed to identify, mentor and fund enterprising start-ups from around the world that are seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry, the three-week programme taking place in June 2017 in Amsterdam will culminate in a chance to pitch for grants of up to €500,000 from Booking.com.
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 has revealed the addition of London, Paris, Rome and Dubai to the pilot release of its new Booking Experiences product. The ultimate technology response to take the friction out of the in-destination experience, Booking Experiences will allow travellers to discover the best a destination has to offer, all through a mobile device.
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 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 has expanded its mobile presence with the launch of Booking Now for Android. Android users can now indulge in last-minute holidays in as little as two taps, choosing from Booking.com’s vast selection of over 670,000 properties in more than 79,000 unique destinations.
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 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.
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.
Following success in the US and Canada, Booking.com has announced the launch of Booking Now in the UK. A new mobile app that revolutionises the on-demand travel space, Booking Now provides a completely personalised booking experience tailored to individual customer preferences and location.
Booking.com, the world’s number one accommodation site, today announced the launch of Booking Now, a new mobile app that revolutionises the on-demand travel space by providing a completely personalised booking experience tailored to individual customer preferences and location.