SYDNEY, January 8th, 2013 – Wego, Asia/Pacific and the Middle East’s leading travel metasearch company has integrated the rates of over 150,000 properties offered by Australia’s multi-award winning online travel agent, Webjet (ASX.WEB) into its Australian comparison site, https://www.wego.com.au.
Following the signing of a commercial agreement, Webjet now receives brand exposure and bookings from millions of Wego users, including those of ninemsn Travel in Australia which the metasearch engine powers. Wego’s rapidly expanding base of users benefit too from an ever-increasing range of accommodation options and rates.
Dean Wicks, Chief Marketing Officer at Wego and General Manager for Australia and New Zealand explained:
“Webjet is a household name in Australia and a valuable addition to Wego’s accommodation inventory. We are delighted to be integrating their branded content into our Australian site to help our users save more time and money online.”
David Galt, Marketing Manager at Webjet added:
“Wego is a great avenue for us to promote the range of over 150,000 hotels we have available to a wider audience. We’re looking forward to a very positive partnership.”
Wego.com.au users can compare Webjet properties with the 750,000 other accommodation options presented in its sites, from hundreds of Wego travel partners. With deep links from Wego to Webjet, users can select accommodation and book direct with a simple click.
For more information, contact:
Wego Pte Limited
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +65 6692 0868
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/
Webjet is Australia (www.webjet.com.au) and New Zealand’s (www.webjet.co.nz) largest online travel agency. Leading the way in online travel tools and technologies, Webjet enables customers to compare, combine and book the best domestic and international flight deals, travel insurance, car hire and hotel accommodation.