Priceline Partner Network To Power Travel Bookings For Schedulicity
BOZEMAN, Mont., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline Partner Network, a business unit of Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN), today announced a partnership with Schedulicity, Inc. to power its newly launched feature to book travel. Schedulicity, the #1 online booking marketplace, drives $3 million a day in appointment-based commerce (a-comm).
The partnership will give over 7 million Schedulicity consumers access to thousands of hotel, airline and rental car services through the Priceline Partner Network. The robust collection of travel services offered by Schedulicity via the Priceline Partner Network includes:
- The ability to search, compare and book published-price hotel rooms at thousands of quality chain and independent hotels around the world. Schedulicity travelers will also have access to Priceline's Hotel Deals, including Instant Discounts and Free Nights, to Resort Credits, Free Breakfast, Free Internet, Free Parking and more;
- Access to thousands of rental cars worldwide and support of rental car company discount codes;
- Airline ticketing with most major airlines, including seat mapping, the ability to book different classes of seats and the use of airline frequent flyer numbers.
"With the functionality of Priceline, Schedulicity brings its users a one-stop marketplace where they already discover and book local services and can now book travel," said Joshua Spitzer, CEO of Schedulicity. "We look forward to enhancing our scheduling features and travel content, making Schedulicity the most powerful, useful, and user-friendly online booking marketplace."
Schedulicity is the leading online appointment scheduling solution for small businesses. To date, 27 million appointments have been booked through Schedulicity in more than 2,700 cities across the U.S. and Canada, facilitating $2 billion in appointment-based commerce (A-Comm). Since launching in 2009 Schedulicity has earned prestigious awards for excellence in technology and customer service. Schedulicity currently serves more than 50 different business industries and 7 million consumers. To sign up for the service or to find a service provider, please visit http://www.schedulicity.com.
About The Priceline Partner Network
The Priceline Partner Network (PPN) http://www.pricelinepartnernetwork.com is the private-label distribution channel for priceline.com travel services. Working behind the scenes, PPN powers travel websites for a spectrum of affinity groups, airlines and hotel management firms and chains. PPN believes that it offers the most customizable private-label travel affiliate program on the market today. PPN's private-label services include hotels, flights, rental cars, flight & hotel packages, and Priceline.com's famous Name Your Own Price travel services for hotels, airline tickets and rental cars.
About The Priceline Group
The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN) is a leader in global online hotel reservations, with over 295,000 participating hotels and accommodations worldwide. The Group is composed of four primary brands - Booking.com, priceline.com, Agoda.com and rentalcars.com - and several ancillary brands. The Priceline Group provides online travel services in over 190 countries and territories in Europe, North America, South America, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa.
Booking.com is the number one online hotel reservation service in the world, offering over 275,000 hotels and accommodations (as of February 25, 2013), and is available in 41 languages. More recent counts are available on the Booking.com website. Priceline.com gives leisure travelers multiple ways to save on their airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. In addition to getting compelling published prices, travelers can take advantage of Priceline.com's famous Name Your Own Price® service, which can deliver the lowest prices available, or the recently added Express Deals, where travelers can take advantage of hotel discounts without bidding.
Agoda.com is an Asia-based online hotel reservation service that is available in 38 languages. Rentalcars.com is a multinational rental car service, offering its reservation services in over 6,000 locations. Customer support is provided in 40 languages.
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