Expedia, Inc. and Hotels.com(TM) today announced they have signed an agreement with Wyndham International, Inc.
As part of the agreement, 130 properties from Wyndham's North American brand portfolio are available to travelers via the vacation package and hotel offerings on Expedia(R) and Hotels.com. The agreement provides Wyndham with a marketing channel to efficiently reach the nearly 30 million customers shopping for travel each month on the two sites.
"We are excited about this agreement, which enables Expedia and Hotels.com customers to continue shopping for the many upscale and luxury properties in the Wyndham network," said Lloyd Frink, senior vice president of supplier relations at Expedia and Hotels.com. "We look forward to working with Wyndham to expand its reach among our large customer base."
Today's announcement builds on Wyndham's relationship with Expedia's WWTE(TM) private-label service. Since 2002, WyndhamVacations.com has offered vacation packages to customers via WWTE technology and inventory.
Based in Dallas, Wyndham International, Inc. offers upscale and luxury hotel and resort accommodations through proprietary lodging brands and a management services division. Wyndham owns, leases, manages and franchises hotels and resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe, and guarantees that the best rates for its properties will be found on its proprietary Web site. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.wyndham.com or call 800-WYNDHAM. Wyndham is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (www.globalhotelalliance.com), a worldwide union of hospitality companies that provides guests with unique, personalized guest services.
About Expedia, Inc.
Expedia, Inc. is the world's leading online travel service and the fourth largest travel agency in the U.S. Expedia's award-winning Expert Searching and Pricing (ESP) technology delivers the most comprehensive flight options available online. ESP also allows customers to dynamically build complete trips that combine flights, Expedia(R) Special Rate hotels and other lodging, ground transportation, and destination services and activities. Expedia's quality and leadership have been recognized in awards such as PC Magazine's "Editors' Choice" and Forbes "Favorite General Travel Site." Expedia is an operating company of IAC/InterActiveCorp
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