Expedia, Jumeirah group ink pact
Dubai, August 6, 2008
Expedia, a leading online travel company, has signed a long term agreement with Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality management company.
Under the agreement, Jumeirah hotels will be available on all Expedia and hotels.com branded points of sale globally.
“We have ambitious expansion plans to grow our global portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts with new projects underway in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Aqaba, Doha, Phuket, Shanghai, Mallorca, London, Argentina and elsewhere around the world,” said Apo Demirtas, chief sales and marketing officer, Jumeirah Group.
“Expedia is an ideal partner to help us reach millions of travelers worldwide and enhance our global distribution strategy.”
The agreement provides Jumeirah Group access to Expedia’s global marketplace, as well as its online travel marketing and distribution expertise, and targeted merchandising opportunities to reach travelers throughout Europe, Asia and North America.-TradeArabia News Service