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Hotels.com® picks hotel water parks for every age group

Hotels.com® picks hotel water parks for every age group

A hotel pool can make or break your vacation during the hot summer months. Luckily, some hotel properties deliver this essential summer amenity in the grandest of ways—an on-site water park. The number of water parks attached to hotels continues to grow and there are great options for travelers of all ages, according to online travel accommodation booking expert Hotels.com®.

Windows 8 app from Hotels.com launches

Windows 8 app from Hotels.com launches

Hotels.com has launched two new apps for Windows 8, an iteration of its highly successful app specifically designed for mobile and another built specifically for Windows 8 tablet. The new apps enable customers using Windows 8 on-the-go to easily and quickly research, search and book hotel accommodation, as well as review reservations, read customer reviews and search for specific mobile only deals.

Hotels.com lanches HPI report

Hotels.com lanches HPI report

According to the latest Hotels.com© Hotel Price Index™ (HPI®),  a biannual report based on actual prices paid in 2012 compared with 2011, UK travellers faced price hikes in over half of the international destinations in 2012, despite a strong Pound Sterling. Of the 116 cities included in the report, prices were up in 63, flat in six and down in 47.

Hotels.com launches new website in Hebrew

Hotels.com launches new website in Hebrew

With almost 155,000 hotels on offer, the new website features everyday deals and special promotions tailored to the local market with prices in shekels. Scott Booker, president Hotels.com, said: “This expansion demonstrates our commitment to bringing the Hotels.com experience closer to our customers by providing more sites with localised and highly relevant content.

Hotel recovery gathering pace according to new research

Hotel recovery gathering pace according to new research

4 September 2012 Hotel News

Recovery in the hospitality sector gathered speed with a four per cent increase in the first half of 2012 but average prices remain at 2005 level, according to figures from the new Hotels.com Hotel Price Index. For the first time in five years, travellers paid more on average for their hotel rooms during the first six months of 2012 in all parts of the world.

EPAM Systems reaffirms Hotels.com deal

EPAM Systems reaffirms Hotels.com deal

16 August 2012 Hotel News Tourism News

EPAM Systems has reaffirmed its status as a Hotels.com’s strategic delivery partner. Working alongside the hotel booking portal, EPAM is one of the few selected partners that provides engineering services for the Hotels.com brand. 

OFT objects to InterContinental’s online hotel deals

OFT objects to InterContinental’s online hotel deals

31 July 2012 Travel Technology News

Competition regulator the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has objected to deals struck between Intercontinental Hotels Group and online travel agents Booking.com and Expedia, claiming they have infringed competition law in relation to the online supply of room only hotel accommodation by online travel agents.