SINGAPORE, March 6th 2012 – Wego, the leading travel metasearch engine in the Asia Pacific and Middle East has announced today a partnership with award-winning discount travel website Hotwire.com®. Hotwire, a subsidiary of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE), is integrating its global hotel inventory into Wego’s customised domains in all eight countries in which they operate outside of the Americas.
Millions of users of Wego’s localised sites in the UK, Germany, Sweden, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand, will soon be able to compare deeply discounted, unsold hotel rooms aggregated by San Francisco-based Hotwire, providing even greater value to Wego users so they can save time and money booking travel online.
Hotwire is known for securing travel deals at significantly below published rates offering 4-star hotels at 2-star prices, often at savings of up to 60 per cent.
Craig Hewett, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer for Wego explained,
“Wego’s metasearch technology searches over 700 travel sites to find the best deals available. Partnering with Hotwire and integrating their expansive great value finds, will add a fantastic variety of discounted travel opportunities to these rapidly growing and dynamic country sites.”
Hotwire properties are being integrated within Wego’s inventory of 850,000 accommodation options. For more information click https://www.wego.com/about.
For more information, contact:
Wego Pte Limited
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +65 6692 0868
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