January 13, 2010
Leading provider of budget accommodation announces new airline partnerships
Hostelworld.com, the leading provider of online reservations to the budget, youth and independent market today announced it has signed partnership deals with Ukraine Airlines and Argentinean airline AerolÃneas Argentinas. The new partnerships will exclusively provide hostels, B&B's, budget hotels and guesthouse accommodation to over 11 million passengers.
The exclusive partnerships will mean that customers of Ukraine Airlines and AerolÃneas Argentinas will have access to Hostelworld.com's vast inventory of accommodation; with over 23,000 budget accommodation choices in over 6,000 destinations worldwide. Reservations are secured easily and instantly by paying a 10% deposit, with the balance paid on arrival at the property; making the process of finding the best value, quality accommodation simple. Customers can enjoy property photos and descriptions to give them a better idea before booking.
Ukraine Airlines offers more European direct services from the Ukraine than any other airlines, operating 300 scheduled flights per week with onward connections across the globe at extremely competitive prices. AerolÃneas Argentinas is the leading airline in Argentina, operating flights to all the major cities across South America as well as international destinations in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain and Italy.
Yvonne Finlay, Group Partnerships manager with Hostelworld.com commented on the new partnerships "As the market leader in the budget accommodation sector Hostelworld.com offers a highly profitable ancillary revenue stream for Low Cost Airlines Worldwide. We are absolutely delighted to announce the latest of our successful airline partnerships. Hostelworld.com provides the ideal solution for people looking to travel on a budget, this coupled with Ukraine Airlines and AerolÃneas Argentinas' extensive cost effective flights will help drive down the cost of travel for millions of travelers worldwide".
Yvonne continued "Both partnerships are extremely important with each region representing a significant market for Hostelworld.com customers. South America is growing in popularity and has become a huge destination for travellers; Ukraine is very much an emerging market and its popularity is only going to increase over the coming years, in particular with the European football championships taking place there in 2012".
The global market leader for 10 years, Hostelworld.com is the leading provider of online reservations to the budget, independent and youth travel market. It offers confirmed online reservations for over 23,000 hostels and budget hotels in 186 countries worldwide. The site also offers budget travelers over 2.7 million user reviews, award winning videos, free podcasts, customized city guides, a travel social network and more. Hostelworld.com is headquartered in Dublin and is fully owned and operated by Web Reservations International Ltd (WRI)
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