Award-winning Hotels.com app one of the first travel apps on Apple Watch
Sydney, Australia – April 23, 2015 – Today, Hotels.com® announced its first Apple™ Watch compatible app, enabling its Australian users to seek nearby hotel deals, view upcoming reservations and locate their hotel via GPS.
“We are delighted to be one of the first travel companies providing our customers with this innovative experience, to make their trip even more relaxed and stress-free,” said Dan Craig from the Hotels.com brand. “With this new Apple Watch compatible feature, we can help our customers retrieve all the necessary information about their booking without the need to search through their bags.”
Through the app, guests will be notified about upcoming reservations and have full access to booking details, such as the hotel image and address. The app will also display directions to the hotel and remind the guest about check-in and check-out information.
A special feature also enables travelers to find last-minute hotel deals in their current location, to help them choose their ideal hotel for the best rate.
Downloaded over 40 million times since launch, the Hotels.com portfolio of apps for various devices offers customers access to approximately 435,000 hotels worldwide, with more than 20,000 mobile-exclusive, last-minute deals and access to more than 14 million genuine user reviews.
Notes to the Editor:
Hotels.com L.P. operates Hotels.com, a leading online accommodation booking website with over 435,000 properties around the world, ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information needed to book the perfect stay. Hotels.com benefits from one of the largest hotel contracting teams in the industry, and offers frequent sales, special deals and promotions. Regular customer e-newsletters provide exclusive offers and advance warning of up-coming sales. There are more than 11 million reviews on the site from users who have actually stayed in the hotels to ensure customers can make an informed choice when booking. Through its industry-leading loyalty program — Welcome Rewards — customers can earn a free night at more than 100,000 hotels for every 10 nights stayed, subject to the terms and conditions set on www.hotels.com. Under its Best Price Guarantee, if a customer can find the same deal for less on a prepaid hotel, Hotels.com will refund the difference, subject to the terms and conditions set out on www.hotels.com. Travellers can book online or by contacting one of the multilingual call centres. Special apps for mobile phones and tablets can also be downloaded enabling customers to book on the go with access to 20,000 last minute deals. Hotels.com, LP. is part of Expedia, Inc., one of the world’s largest online travel companies with an extensive portfolio that includes some of the world’s best-known brands.
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