Worldhotels Joins Room Key(SM) First European-based partner adds 500 independent hotels to search engine and expands Asian and European markets
FRANKFURT, Germany, March, 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldhotels is joining the online hotel search engine Room Key. With Worldhotels, Room Key is gaining over 100,000 rooms in key destinations all around the world, especially strengthening the portfolio in Asia Pacific and Europe.
Room Key was launched in January of this year by founding hotel partners Choice Hotels International, Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott International, Inc. and Wyndham Hotel Group, part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, or their respective affiliates. Roomkey.com, the Company's innovative search engine, offers a search and book experience tailored for ease of hotel shopping, providing consumers confidence in their booking decisions by delivering hotel information straight from the source coupled with the ability to directly book a room with the hotel of their choice.
"We have been consistently growing direct bookings and with Room Key we can now offer our hotels another way to reach guests directly via worldhotels.com," explains Robert Hornman, Managing Director of Worldhotels. "Room Key has created an innovative booking process, bringing hotels even closer to their guests."
"Worldhotels and its nearly 500 properties worldwide are a wonderful addition of unique experiences to Room Key's inventory and we are delighted to have them on board," comments John F. Davis III, Chief Executive Officer of Room Key. "This new partnership illustrates the continued success of Room Key, which has been well-received by industry and guests alike."
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About Room Key(SM)
Room Key is a new venture that has developed an innovative online hotel search engine, Roomkey.com, which provides the simplicity, transparency and breadth of choice consumers expect from a search engine, while delivering the flexibility, accuracy and assurance consumers expect from the hospitality industry. Room Key was founded by six of the world's leading hotel companies – Choice Hotels International, Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott International and Wyndham Hotel Group – and is led by a highly regarded management team.