Ultimo, Australia (PressExposure) July 07, 2009 -- Travel search site Skyscanner has launched new hotel search functionality at http://www.skyscanner.net/hotels. Powered by HotelsCombined, the hotel search function allows Skyscanner users to search over 200,000 hotels across 195 countries, comparing prices from the biggest suppliers in the business such as Holiday Inn, Hilton, Booking.com, Hotels.com and LateRooms.com.
Frank Skivington, commercial VP for Skyscanner said: âAs well as finding the cheapest flights and car hire, now Skyscanner users can find the cheapest hotels too. Itâs all part of the strategy for Skyscanner to become a one stop shop for travel, building on our already immensely popular flight search engine.â
Skivington added: "Industry expertise was the foundation for the partnership. We wanted to ensure we partnered with a provider that understood the complexities of travel price comparison. HotelsCombined's knowledge is comprehensive, their private branding solution flexible and they offer currency and language facilities to cater to the worldwide market.â
Yury Shar, Managing Director of HotelsCombined welcomed the new partnership: âWe are extremely pleased to partner with Skyscanner. This partnership offers tremendous benefits to Skyscannersâ users who can now search and find the perfect accommodation deal by comparing the best travel sites. For our supplier partners this is an exciting distribution expansion made seamless by the sophistication of HotelsCombinedâs advanced partnership platform.â
About Skyscanner Skyscanner is the most powerful and flexible flight search engine in Europe, providing instant online comparison on flight prices for over 670,000 routes on over 600 airlines. With Skyscanner, users can browse without having to enter specific dates or even destinations, and Skyscanner is available in 20 different languages including French, German and Spanish.
About HotelsCombined.com HotelsCombinedÂ® is the worldâs leading hotel meta-search engine, empowering business and leisure travelers to find the best hotel deals directly from hotels and prominent travel sites. HotelsCombined.comâs portfolio of supply partners includes: Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels Corporation, Expedia.com, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity.com, HotelClub.com and many more. For more information visit http://www.HotelsCombined.com
Media Enquiries: Skyscanner, Sam Baldwin, Tel: +44 131 555 7789, Email: Sam@skycanner.net, [http://www.skyscanner.net]