Global brands join forces to streamline travel planning process for participants of destination events on ACTIVE
Dallas, TX – June 29, 2017 – ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, today announced a strategic alliance with Hotels.com®, a leading online accommodation booking website with properties ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts. With Hotels.com providing access to nearly 385,000 bookable properties and ACTIVE processing more than 100 million activity registrations last year alone, the companies will make travel planning easier for consumers who are participating in events by enabling them to book their hotel reservations at the same time they are registering for an event through ACTIVE.
For participants traveling to their event destinations or for participants who just want to spend the night in a hotel nearby their morning event, reserving hotel accommodations will soon be available at the same time as online and mobile app registrations for their event. Participants who register for endurance events through ACTIVE will have access to special offers from Hotels.com, including special discounts on hotel room bookings. Members of ACTIVE’s premium membership program, ACTIVE Advantage™, will receive additional benefits from Hotels.com as well.
“Hotels.com offers tangible value to our event organizers and consumers, and we’re thrilled to add this service for event registrants on ACTIVE. Offering a one-stop shop solution that is easy to use with a seamless integration during one online session for participants is a benefit to everyone,” said Greg Ingino, chief information officer for ACTIVE Network. “We’re constantly looking for ways to innovate and opportunities to enhance our technology to improve user experiences. ACTIVE Network is excited to have this alliance with Hotels.com.”
The ability to reserve hotel accommodations within ACTIVE’s online registration process and within ACTIVE’s mobile apps will be available this fall.
Hotels.com L.P. operates Hotels.com, a leading online accommodation booking website with properties ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information needed to book the perfect stay. Customers get instant savings with Secret Prices through our mobile booking app and Hotels.com Rewards members can earn and redeem free* nights at thousands of properties worldwide. The Hotels.com Mobile Concierge on iPhone is like having a local expert in the palm of your hand, offering fast access to services such as transportation, on-demand food delivery, restaurant reservations and activities.
*free night excludes taxes and fees.
Hotels.com LP is an affiliate of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE). CST: 2083949-50.
About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network® is the premier global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers while offering intelligence solutions through its industry-leading data and insights platform. The enterprise-level ACTIVEWorks® platform offers organizers advanced SaaS technology that streamlines the administration of activities and events. The ACTIVE Network Activity Cloud® platform combines intelligence solutions and data tools to provide actionable insights that help organizers better manage their events and increase both revenue and participation. Founded in 1999, ACTIVE Network is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, please visit ACTIVEnetwork.com and follow us on Twitter.
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