Ljubljana, Slovenia (PressExposure) July 03, 2008 -- Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences, part of the Falkensteiner Michaeler Tourism Group, signed last week a collaboration contract with the internet booking platform MountVacation.com. This new partnership created, MountVacation is proud to add eight new family and wellness hotels and residences of very high standing to its current online offer of mountain accommodations.
The Austrian Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences is a family-run group that has been in the tourism business for decades. All their hotels are in the four-stars category or higher, with unique general atmosphere and architectural style, and in every establishment the emphasis is put on tradition, hospitality and personal service. For Sonja Stoisser, sales manager CEE & Scandinavia for Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences, creating a partnership with MountVacation.com is about seizing an opportunity: "As hotel managers, we found a truly simple, useful, and foremost free way to increase our international visibility, especially in the mountain tourism niche, and generate additional income for our hotels. In addition, MountVacation.com is growing rapidly and offers a very convenient service to end customers."
MountVacation.com ( http://www.mountvacation.com ) is among the first internet catalogues and booking platforms specialized in mountain tourism. It offers a broad choice of hotels, apartments, residences and other types of accommodation in about 400 European ski resorts. Potential customers can browse through the accommodations and package offer, classified by ski resort, by price, or by accommodation rating, to book online their ideal holiday package in English, French, Italian or German. "MountVacation.com is very dynamic and surely our accommodation offer will not be limited to Europe for long. We also plan to translate our website in various additional languages to widen our customer pool.", says DuÅ¡an Gustin, product manager of MountVacation.com.
"To build strong partnerships is essential for the growth or our company. Every hotel listed in our internet catalogue is a partner, and we also build partnerships with companies offering complementary products and services for travellers, such as car hire or travel insurance.", points out Dejan Romih, CEO of OBS d.o.o. MountVacation.com is a partner in generating higher incomes for individual accommodation providers, for groups like Falkensteiner, and for companies like Mondial Assistance. For end customers, it also offers more than a regular internet booking platform because of the various other necessary travel products and services available on the same site. The specialized offer, mountain tourism, is not to be forgotten because it makes it easier for them to find and book their dreamed mountain vacations.
MountVacation.com is part of OBS d.o.o., which has built the first mountain resort online catalogue and booking system GoGoSKI.com. Founded in November 2007 by Dejan Romih, the company has won many awards, among which are the Best Business Plan 2007 Competition organized by the main business institutions of Ljubljana, Slovenia, where the company's offices are located, and the Best Business Idea competition organized by the newspaper Finance. It is also one of the most promising startup companies, which are members of L.U.I. and it received investments from the Business Angels