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Reservations.com Announces Partnership with Viator

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel booking platform Reservations.com, announced today its partnership with Viator, a TripAdvisor company, to offer tour and activity bookings to customers. This is the latest extension of Reservations.com's current offerings of hotel, car rental and travel insurance deals.

Through this new affiliation, Reservations.com customers will have access to a global selection of tours and activities run by Viator's network of pre-screened tour operators and attraction providers. Customers are able to research and book local activities based on their destination of choice, preferences and travel needs.

"This partnership was the natural next step in our growth process," said Reservations.com Co-Founder Yatin Patel. "Now, we can offer our customers the option to book every step of their travel experience through our platform, to create a seamless one-stop-shop interaction."

Patel's partner, Mahesh Chaddah continues, "We want to go beyond offering our customers just a place to stay. We want to offer them access to the adventures they can have once they reach their destination, to provide them with the ultimate travel experience."

"Viator offers a wide variety of things to do from traditional sightseeing tours to once-in-a-lifetime exclusive adventures," said Ken Frohling, Vice President of Business Development for Viator. "We are excited to be working with Reservations.com to help their customers experience more of their destination – wherever they're traveling to."

Customers can book their activity reservations directly on Reservations.com or after confirming a hotel booking. For more information on securing tours and activities, travel insurance, booking hotel accommodations or reserving a rental car, please visit Reservations.com.

About Reservations.com
Reservations.com is a leading online hotel booking platform. Headquartered in Central Florida, the website is dedicated to helping travelers make the best decisions possible for their upcoming hotel selections. Reservations.com offers a user-friendly design, with features including descriptions, deals, pricing information, reviews and instant booking confirmation. Founded in 2014 with a mission to help create memorable experiences, the site has seen rapid growth, with more than 150,000 hotel partners worldwide and more than two million room nights booked since inception. Reservations.com plans to continue expanding to offer its customers the opportunity to make reservations for various other experiences across the globe. For more information, visit www.reservations.com

About Viator
Viator, a TripAdvisor company, is the leading global tours and activities provider for travelers, delivering online and mobile access to thousands of trip activities including tours, attractions, shore excursions and private guides, in more than 2,000 destinations worldwide. In-house travel experts work with trusted local operators to ensure the quality and value of every experience, all backed by Viator's 24/7 customer service and global low-price guarantee. With more than 1 million verified reviews and photos, plus exclusive videos and insider travel tips, Viator has everything a traveler needs to find and book the best things to do. In addition to the flagship site – Viator.com – travelers can book in advance or in-destination via the Viator Tours and Activities App, as well as local-language sites for European, Latin American and Asian travelers. Viator also provides tours and activities to more than 3,000 affiliate partners including some of the world's top airlines, hotels and online travel agencies. Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas. Viator – travel with an insider.

Published:
PR Newswire, Sep 13 2016
Yahoo! Finance, Sep 13 2016

5W Public Relations Announces Representation Of Fast-Growing Hotel Booking Website Reservations.com

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 20 largest independently owned PR firms in the US, is pleased to announce the addition of Reservations.com to its diverse roster of consumer and travel brands.

"5WPR is delighted to be working with Reservations.com," said Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5W Public Relations. "We are looking forward to positioning Reservations.com as a leading hotel booking site, by showcasing its mission of creating curated hotel experiences for users to top consumer, travel and trade media."

Reservations.com is a booking site dedicated to creating experiences for today's passionate and adventurous generation, making sure each experience uniquely reflects who they are. Reservations.com offers a user-friendly design, with features including descriptions, deals, pricing information, reviews and instant booking confirmation. The booking site started with a mission to help create memorable experiences, and since 2014 has seen rapid growth, with more than 150,000 hotel partners worldwide and more than two million room nights booked. 5W Public Relations will execute a comprehensive public relations program to position Reservations.com as an innovator within the travel and consumer space.

About 5W Public Relations:
5W Public Relations, a full-service PR Agency, helps some of the world's most admired brands, corporations and personalities achieve more. 5W's bold, resourceful and thoroughly modern approach has measurably increased the positive results of their clients' communication efforts.

5WPR's diverse roster of client experience includes Welch's, Walgreens, Sparkling ICE, Medifast, L'Oreal, T-Fal, KRUPS, Zeta Interactive, Unilever, Ultra Mobile, ROBLOX, Santa Margherita, Camp Bow Wow, JetSmarter and All-Clad. Its roster also encompasses clients from government organizations to leading technology startups and businesses.

MEDIA CONTACT
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Published:
PR Newswire, Sep 08 2016
Yahoo! Finance, Sep 08 2016

Reservations.com Announces Partnership with Allianz Global Assistance

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel booking platform Reservations.com, announced today its partnership with leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance to offer a variety of travel insurance* options for Reservations.com customers. This is a seamless extension of Reservations.com's current offering of hotel and car rental deals across the country.

According to the U.S. Travel Insurance Association, about 30 percent of American leisure travelers purchase travel insurance, and the majority of those who don't are only familiar with flight and trip cancellation protection and are unaware of the options for emergency medical and evacuation coverage as well as coverage for misdirected baggage.

"We wanted to create a simple and hassle-free booking experience where our customers can easily choose from different services, including travel insurance, should they need to cancel or interrupt their trip for a reason covered by their policy," said Reservations.com Co-Founder Yatin Patel.

Patel's partner, Mahesh Chaddah continues, "Our customers already know that they can rely on us for the best choices in hotel and car rental deals. Now, we want to make sure they know they can purchase travel protection, not only for trip cancellation or interruption, but for coverage that includes emergency medical situations, as well as more common circumstances like baggage delay."

"As Reservations.com continues its journey to become one of the leading online booking services for all travel needs, we are thrilled to be a part of their growth by offering their customers easy access to our travel insurance options as they plan their trip," said Pat Young, Vice President of Sales at Allianz Global Assistance USA.

For more information on securing travel insurance, booking hotel accommodations or reserving a rental car, please visit Reservations.com.

About Reservations.com
Reservations.com is a leading online hotel booking platform. Headquartered in Central Florida, the website is dedicated to helping travelers make the best decisions possible for their upcoming hotel selections. Reservations.com offers a user-friendly design, with features including descriptions, deals, pricing information, reviews and instant booking confirmation. Founded in 2014 with a mission to help create memorable experiences, the site has seen rapid growth, with more than 150,000 hotel partners worldwide and more than two million room nights booked since inception. Reservations.com plans to continue expanding to offer its customers the opportunity to make reservations for various other experiences across the globe. For more information, visit www.reservations.com

Allianz Global Assistance USA
Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company), part of Allianz Worldwide Partners, is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company. We provide insurance to 21 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for property and casualty insurers and credit card companies.

To learn more about Allianz Travel Insurance, please visit allianztravelinsurance.com or Like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllianzTravelInsuranceUS.

* - Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans. Plans are available only to U.S. residents. Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your plan, carefully review your plan's Letter of Confirmation/Declarations and Certificate of Insurance/Policy. Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated "A+" (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on state of residence. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of these plans and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company. Non-insurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company.

** - For specific benefit limits, see your plan for details.

Published:
PR Newswire, Aug 23 2016
eHotelier, Aug 24 2016

Reservations.com Announces Partnership with Rentalcars Connect

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel booking platform Reservations.com announced today its partnership with Rentalcars Connect, to expand its offerings to include the world's largest car rental booking service, Rentalcars.com. Reservations.com provides its customers with hotel deals across the world, and will now provide the opportunity to further expand traveler's needs with car rentals at their convenience.

Since 2014, car rental sales have grown due to an increase in domestic travel flow, with US travelers accounting for the majority of sales, according to the 2015 EuroMonitor International Car Rentals in the US report. Through Reservations.com's expanded services, the growing need for rental services will be fulfilled as customers will have access to best car rental deals powered by Rentalcars.com.

"Car rental is a natural extension of our offerings, and is the next step in our journey to provide a one-stop-shop for our customers' travel needs," said Reservations.com Co-Founders Yatin Patel & Mahesh Chaddah. "Now our customers can be confident that they are selecting from the largest choice and best rates for both their hotel and car needs, through the hassle-free process on Reservations.com."

Through this partnership with Rentalcars Connect, Reservations.com will now offer customers the ability to rent from all car groups, ranging from compact and economy, to luxury vehicles and SUVs. "We are excited to partner with Reservations.com and to offer the Rentalcars.com global inventory of car rental products to their customers, as they continue to grow as a top online hotel booking platform for travelers," said Patrick Dowling, Regional Director at Rentalcars Connect.

Customers can book their car rental reservations directly at Reservations.com or after confirming a hotel booking, they will be presented with car rentals available in their destination of choice. For more information, please visit Reservations.com.

About Reservations.com Reservations.com is a leading online hotel booking platform. Headquartered in Central Florida, the website is dedicated to helping travelers make the best decisions possible for their upcoming hotel selections. Reservations.com offers a user-friendly design, with features including descriptions, deals, pricing information, reviews and instant booking confirmation. Founded in 2014 with a mission to help create memorable experiences, the site has seen rapid growth, with more than 150,000 hotel partners worldwide and more than two million room nights booked since inception. Reservations.com plans to continue expanding to offer its customers the opportunity to make reservations for various other experiences across the globe. For more information, visit www.reservations.com

About Rentalcars Connect: Rentalcars Connect is the B2B end-to-end car rental solution that is powered by the world's largest online car rental service – Rentalcars.com. Enabling over 3,000 partners, Rentalcars Connect provides innovative solutions that have the best conversion, revenue generation and customer loyalty for airlines, online travel agencies, and many other travel businesses globally. Each solution is available in 40 languages, across 46,000 locations and 169 countries worldwide. Customers can easily access over two million verified local supplier reviews by real travellers and book with confidence. Rentalcars Connect also operates an expert in-house customer service team providing 24/7 multilingual support to customers around the world. For more information, visit www.rentalcarsconnect.com. Rentalcars.com is part of The Priceline Group [NASDAQ: PCLN], the world leader in online travel, which serves consumers and partners through six primary brands – Booking.com, priceline.com, KAYAK, Agoda.com, Rentalcars.com and OpenTable. For more information, visit www.PricelineGroup.com.

Published:
PR Newswire, Aug 4 2016
Tnooz, Aug 4 2016

Reservations.com Partners With Get Satisfaction to Enhance Support Community for Online Consumers

Reservations.com has partnered with Get Satisfaction in the creation of a support platform for online consumers. Get Satisfaction is an open and transparent space where companies can support customers, allow the exchange of ideas, and get feedback about their products and services. Get Satisfaction is fully integrated into Reservations.com's website, an industry-leading online booking service that delivers verified descriptions and information on over 200,000 hotels.

Reservations.com consumers are now able to easily search and archive previously asked questions, submit questions to the organizations customer support team, actively monitor and participate in the support community, increase responsiveness, and continuously enhance their repository of knowledge. Within the software, the organization is able to access an organized system of their ticketed times, increasing productivity and rapid response rates.

Reservations.com already offers superior customer service and support to consumers through phone and email support. The addition of this new online support community only emphasizes Reservations.com's strong commitment to customer success as a user-friendly and well-organized platform.

About Get Satisfaction
Based in San Francisco, Get Satisfaction provides an online community platform connecting companies with customers to foster relationships that unlock new value for both sides. Companies of all sizes and industries like from Kellogg's and P&G rely on Get Satisfaction to deliver online communities that modernize customer support and differentiate their brand and inspire new innovations. Get Satisfaction's community platform offers the fastest time to value for companies ready to embrace the way today's customers want to engage. For more information, please visit www.getsatisfaction.com

About Reservations.com
Reservations.com is one of North America's leading online hotel booking platforms, aiding in the consumer reservation process. Reservations.com's user-friendly website offers many details including descriptions, pricing information, and reviews of over 200,000 hotels globally in its database. Started in 2013 with a mission to help create memorable experiences, the organization has seen rapid online growth in its hotel archives, and plans to continue expanding on various targeting levels. For more information, please visit www.reservations.com

Published:
PR Newswire, Jun 24 2016
Forward Geek, Jun 24 2016

Reservations.com Integrates With TrustYou to Provide Transparent Reviews for Consumers.

Reservations.com and TrustYou collaborate to create a highly interactive, analytical, and sophisticated website that will help consumers make better booking decisions.

Reservations.com partners with TrustYou – the world's largest feedback platform – to analyze and benchmark the online reputation of their own hotel brands across the entire web. TrustYou collects and evaluates feedback for 500,000 hotels worldwide and displays well-structured data by means of a sophisticated tool.

Reservations.com utilizes TrustYou's technology TrustYou's "Meta-Reviews" as an aid to travelers. Content will now provide in-depth insight into consumer selected hotels by use of summarized review content. TrustYou's "Meta-Reviews" are the summary of verified hotel reviews and are integrated into numerous sites like Google Search and Maps, TUI, and Hotels.com. This information influences millions of booking decisions from travelers worldwide. Not only are Meta-Reviews the easiest and most structured way to review content, but they also remarkably improve the search-shop-buy experience for travelers, particularly on mobile devices. Reviews have become a vital part of the search-shop-buy process. 95 percent This underlines the importance of featuring review data in hotel descriptions alongside the price and amenities to boost bookings.

About TrustYou
TrustYou is the world's largest guest feedback platform. It provides hotels with insights that are needed to improve their hotel product and market their value and features to future guests. TrustYou analyzes hundreds of millions of hotel reviews, surveys, and social comments scattered across a vast, fragmented market, and transforms this content into actionable insights for 500,000 hotels.

Some of the products the organization offers include "TrustYou Analytics" and TrustYou's "Meta-Review." TrustYou Analytics is the world's leading online reputation management tool that allows hotels to analyze and influence their online reputation. TrustYou Meta-Reviews are global review summaries of all verified reviews written worldwide, which are displayed on hundreds of sites including Google, KAYAK, and Reservations.com, as well as on hotel's own brand websites. For more information on this organization, please visit www.trustyou.com.

About Reservations.com
Reservations.com is one of North America's leading online hotel booking platforms, aiding in the consumer reservation process. Reservations.com's user-friendly website offers many details including descriptions, pricing information, and reviews of over 200,000 hotels globally in its database. Started in 2013 with a mission to help create memorable experiences, the organization has seen rapid online growth in its hotel archives, and plans to continue expanding on various targeting levels. For more information, please visit www.reservations.com

Published:
KLTV (abc), Jun 24 2016
Orlando Business Journal, Jun 24 2016

Reservations.com's Low Rates Expanded to Groups During Partnership With HotelPlanner.com

Reservations.com collaborates with HotelPlanner offering competitive advantages in group online bookings.

HotelPlanner.com has become an official online travel accommodation partner for Reservations.com, one of the world's leading online hotel booking platforms. As the leading group sales marketing partner for Reservations.com, HotelPlanner will deliver quality hotels accommodations at the lowest negotiated rates guaranteed. This collaboration reinforces the company's position as the leading group hotel sales provider, who has also experienced exponential growth since HotelPlanner's inception in 2002. HotelPlanner.com specializes in group-bookings across the globe. This partnership will better serve the needs of the company's direct clients and market leading affiliates on a global scale.

United by a common business culture, the partnership mutually benefits both organizations, strengthening focused growth strategy and expanding presence; not just in the online group travel marketplace, but also within the individual and leisure travel markets. Reservations.com greatly benefits with HotelPlanner's products for individual bookings, flexible event packaging, bringing the biggest selection of group rates, and hotel room packaging technology.

About HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner.com was founded in 2002 by Tim Hentschel and John Prince, and have since achieved a global portfolio of 50,000 hotels. According to Experian, the company is a top 50 travel site. HotelPlanner.com focuses its efforts on the "group" market. They help clients select the right property for their event. HotelPlanner.com combines technology with a highly experienced staff of professional meeting planners to deliver outstanding service. The company recently opened its European Headquarters in London, United Kingdom and is rapidly expanding its team of planners globally. For more information, please visit www.hotelplanner.com

About Reservations.com
Reservations.com is one of North America's leading online hotel booking platforms, aiding in the consumer reservation process. Reservations.com's user-friendly website offers many details including descriptions, pricing information, and reviews of over 200,000 hotels globally in its database. Started in 2013 with a mission to help create memorable experiences, the organization has seen rapid online growth in its hotel archives, and plans to continue expanding on various targeting levels. For more information, please visit www.reservations.com

Published:
PR Web, Jun 24 2016
Orlando Business Journal, Jun 24 2016

Press Contact

Jasmin Lesser
Marketing Manager
jlesser@reservations.com