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hotels.com signs long-term strategic agreement with Air Canada

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Jan 24, 2008

DALLAS - hotels.com, the leading provider of lodging worldwide, today announced it has signed a new long-term strategic partnership with Air Canada. The multi-year agreement enables Air Canada customers to access the full range of hotels.com inventory - more than 75,000 properties worldwide - on aircanada.com. They also have the opportunity to earn Aeroplan miles for qualified hotel bookings they make on the airline's site.

The new agreement streamlines the travel planning process for Air Canada customers, as they can book all of their travel arrangements in one place. Access to the following tools and features simplify the research and selection process:

-- The ability to organize and sort hotels by price, star rating and
Aeroplan miles earned
-- Full property descriptions and photos
-- Enhanced mapping functionality to locate hotels based on their
proximity to local landmarks and transportation centers
-- The option to review content and book hotels in a variety of languages

"We are pleased to extend our wide range of hotel offerings to Air Canada's growing customer base," said Sunil Bhatt, vice president of affiliate marketing, hotels.com. "At hotels.com, we know that every traveler has unique requirements. Our goal is to help each traveler book the right hotel for each trip. With more than 75,000 properties worldwide, we are able to meet the needs and interests of virtually every traveler."

"Value and choice are extremely important to our customers," said Anthony Doyle, director of business development, Air Canada. "Our arrangement with hotels.com enables us to deliver the best possible product at the best prices. We look forward to a successful relationship with hotels.com."

hotels.com signs long-term strategic agreement with Air Canada



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