ROME, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Venere.com - the European Online Accommodation Specialist - today announced a partnership with HotelsCombined, the world's leading price comparison engine.
The 2 worldwide players entered into agreement to display Venere.com portfolio on HotelsCombined website.
The fully branded partnership will allow Venere.com to open new markets due to HotelsCombined wide range of prestigious distribution channels such as Ryanair, Skyscanner and many others.
"We are very excited by this partnership with Venere.com, which underlines our endeavours to enhance our European users' booking experience. Venere is a well-recognised brand in Europe and featuring their inventory will provide a more comprehensive comparison offering, allowing travellers to find the hotel they're looking for at the price they want", commented Hichame Assi, Head of International Strategy and Online Marketing at HotelsCombined.
"Apart from the great numbers that this partnership has produced since we went live, we are delighted to receive incremental bookings from new unspoilt destinations for Venere.com and to be displayed on huge travel websites like Ryanair", commented Spyros Assonitis, Global Marketing Director at Venere.com.
About Venere.com, an Expedia Inc. company
Created in Italy in 1995, Venere.com is the European specialist for online reservation of hotels and other types of accommodation and one of the leaders on the global market. Since September 2008 Venere.com is an Expedia Inc. company (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest travel marketplace.
The Venere.com website is one of the most renowned in the world for the quality, completeness and originality of its content. The platform contains over 120.000 hotels, bed & breakfasts, apartments, country houses, and other types of lodgings in over 130 countries. Venere.com meets the demanding and changing needs of travelers, helping them to truly identify, customize and book the ideal accommodation.
On HotelsCombined.com travellers can experience the world's leading hotel discovery and price comparison. The free online service searches and compares more than 2 million hotel deals in over 120,000 destinations worldwide, aggregating prices from online travel agents and hotel chains, including Venere.com, Expedia.it and Hotels.com. HotelsCombined is currently visited by more than 120 million users every year and available in 24 languages and 120 currencies.
For further press information: Micaela Zanarini - PR Manager Venere.com - Mailto: [email protected], +39(06)36-19-2-322