SINGAPORE, December 12th 2012 – In a new partnership that guarantees the best rates online to its users, Wego, the leading travel metasearch site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East is integrating the distinctive properties of international hotel group Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts into each of its 52 customised country sites around the world.
“We are delighted to offer direct online reservations with Swissôtel properties in the Wego site,”
said Craig Hewett, Chief Commercial Officer at Wego.
“Their award-winning hotels and resorts in 17 countries are a great fit for Wego’s frequent business and leisure travellers who will appreciate the best rate offers as a result of this collaboration.”
Wego’s metasearch technology is perfectly suited to the needs of business and leisure travellers who frequently make last minute travel arrangements and have limited planning time.
“With eleven new properties in the pipeline, we are confident that this partnership with Wego will help us to expand our online presence. It indeed strengthens our Asia Pacific development and enables us to engage more closely with our high-end customers. This partnership underscores Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts’ commitment to provide the best possible lodging experience as well as the best rate on our Brand Website,”
said Olivier Jolidon, Senior Manager Ecommerce at Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts.
“Increasingly we’re finding that property brands right across the spectrum, from large hotel chains to boutique properties are discovering the value of listing with Wego,”
“We shall continue to incorporate quality properties such as Swissôtel into Wego’s inventory of 750,000 accommodation options and expand our product choice to suit the needs of every type of traveller, so they can continue to save time, pay less and travel more,”
The Swissôtel properties included in Wego sites are located in popular gateway destinations and city centres:
Sydney: Swissôtel Sydney
Beijing: Swissôtel Beijing, Hong Kong Macau Center
Shanghai: Swissôtel Grand Shanghai
Singapore: Swissôtel Merchant Court
Singapore: Swissôtel The Stamford
Bangkok: Swissôtel Le Concorde
Bangkok: Swissôtel Nai Lert Park
Wego is also integrating the new Swissôtel Resort Phuket at Kamala Beach, recently launched as the first resort for the group in Asia Pacific. Europe is also well covered with Swissôtel properties in Amsterdam, Ankara, Berlin, Bremen and Basel.
For more information see www.wego.com.
For media information, please contact:
Wego Pte Ltd
Tel : +65 6438 8242
Email: [email protected]
Wego.com is APAC and MENA’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.com was founded in 2005 by former executives of Yahoo!, InterContinental Hotels Group, Priceline and ZUJI. Shareholders include Tiger Global Management, News Digital Media and OWW Capital Partners. For more information, please visit https://www.wego.com/about