Nuremberg, 21 July, 2004 - hotel.de, the leading online hotel reservation service, is releasing a new French homepage in accordance with its continuing international expansion strategy. As of today all explanations and functionalities will be available not only in German and English but also in French.
Through its new French language version the hotel broker meets the requirements of its French-speaking customers who are now only a few clicks away from booking 130,000 hotels worldwide in their mother tongue.
hotel.de is seeking to successfully meet the expectations of its international corporate accounts such as French-based companies and multinationals like Alstom and AREVA. Their French-speaking employees are now in the position to book hotels directly from their desks, online, autonomously and without any language barrier.
The company's programme of internationalisation will continue throughout 2004 with the launch of its services in Spanish and Italian thereby going further to meet the hotel.de goal of connecting hotels and guests worldwide.
hotel.de is a leading online hotel reservation service. Via hotel.de its customers can book about 130,000 hotels and hotel packages worldwide at discount room rates. Hotels benefit from hotel.de as an additional high coverage sales channel distributing their offers and specials to the right target groups.
hotel.de is the only hotel reservation service to unite all major central hotel booking engines (such as Pegasus, WorldRes, Trust, HRN) as well as its own reservation system ARS (Advanced Reservation System) under one user interface. The specific advantage is that all room contingents and rates of these systems will be checked for real-time availability and accuracy. The best rate of an individual hotel will be displayed for all customers to book the lowest rate available in nearly all locations and at any time. The numerous hotel package offers designed especially for hotel.de customers are also unique in character.
hotel.de is operated by the German company hotel.de AG and has offices in both Hamm and Nuremberg. Between April 1998 and October 2001, hotel.de was a joint venture between Atrada Trading Network AG and the hotel marketing company Intergerma GmbH & Co. Since becoming an independent company in 2001, hotel.de has been successfully extending its online content and is today a leading hotel reservation service.