BANGKOK, March 14th 2013 – Wego, the leading travel metasearch engine in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, today announced a partnership with Thailand’s most popular English-language news platform, Bangkokpost.com. Wego’s cutting edge technology is providing Bangkok Post’s ten million visitors with the ability to instantly compare the inventory of more than 700 travel sites for flights and acccommodation options, saving time and money online.
Wego’s proprietary technology, already used in 50 customised sites globally including bi-lingual th.wego.com, is now integrated within Bangkokpost.com/travel, presenting comprehensive search results that feature over 600 airlines and 350,000 hotels from the leading travel brands like HotelTravel, Agoda, Expedia and Thai AirAsia. Users simply click through with deep links in the Wego partner to make a reservation.
“Thailand has proved an important and rapidly growing market for Wego,”
explained Dean Wicks, Chief Marketing Officer for Wego.
“In fact both inbound and outbound traffic to Thailand has become quite significant, with Bangkok serving as the primary gateway. We’re thrilled to be able to offer Wego’s metasearch facility to the Bangkok Post; such a well established media resource in a central South East Asian capital where travel is so prominent.”
In the capital alone, Wego compares over 1,300 accommodation options searchable by star rating and reviews, amenities and district from the Sukhumvit Road to Muang.
Readers of Bangkok Post online can search and compare any global destination for the best flights and accommodation deals from today.
Bangkok Post is owned by The Post Publishing Public Company (POST:TB).
For more information, click www.wego.com/about.
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Wego Pte Limited
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Wego.com is the Asia Pacific and Middle East’s leading travel metasearch engine, operating in over 50 markets worldwide and used by millions of travellers to save time, pay less and travel more. The company provides powerful yet simple to use tools that help travellers research trips, compare prices and book travel online. Wego shows users an unbiased and channel neutral view of travel prices, providing users with a choice of booking direct with a hotel or airline, or via an OTA or aggregator site. In Q3-2012 Wego referred in excess of $1.2 Billion in potential bookings to the websites of its travel partners. Wego was founded in 2005 and shareholders include Tiger Global Management and the Crescent Point Group. For more information, please visit https://www.wego.com/about