ebookers.com, one of Europe’s premier travel agents, owned and operated by global online company Orbtiz Worldwide, today announce the appointment of Nigel Pocklington as Senior Vice President and President, who will start his new position on 18th May.
ebookers.com is announcing the launch of an innovative new rewards programme that promises to give customers more, Bonus+. The programme will offer ebookers’ customers simple and easy ways to earn and spend generous cash rewards on travel when booking on the site with instant access to the benefits.
Leading online travel agent, ebookers.com, remains at the forefront of providing mobile travel tools for consumers with the launch of the new ebookers Travel app for Android. The all-in-one travel app is the first from an online travel agent in Europe to allow customers to book flights, hotels and car hire on one app and on the move.
ebookers.com, a division of Orbitz Worldwide, has become the first European online travel agent to offer rail tickets across the rail network in Great Britain alongside their flights, hotel and car hire offerings. Where previously consumers would have to book rail in Great Britain separate from their other holiday components, ebookers is able to offer their customers more choice by providing a one-stop shop for planning and purchasing all of their travel.
It turns out that Brits much prefer the brighter side of life with 60% of them admitting that sunshine is one of the most important ingredients for a happy holiday, with hassle free travel (64%) and sightseeing (66%) making up the top three, according to a survey by ebookers.com, one of Europe’s leading online travel agents.
Following an impressive marketing campaign across the continent by Tourism Ireland, ebookers.ie can reveal a surge in European interest for the Emerald Isle in 2012. This year has seen a real spotlight shone on Ireland, with international media attention around Titanic’s milestone anniversary as well as the ever-popular traditional St Patricks Day celebrations and the country still thriving from 2011’s high profile visitors Queen Elizabeth and President Obama.