Partners With Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

 Partners With Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

Partnership Connects World's Largest Accommodation Site to One of the World's
Top Destinations

PR Newswire

AMSTERDAM and ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 22, 2013

AMSTERDAM and ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --, the
largest brand in the global online accommodation sector and part of The
Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), today announced it has signed a partnership
with Universal Orlando Resort Hotels. Universal Orlando properties will now be
available to customers worldwide, with content translated into 41
languages. Customers can also plan their dream Universal Orlando Resort Hotels
getaway on both the mobile app and Tonight.

" is a natural fit for the On-site Hotels at Universal Orlando,
where vacation becomes adventure," said Keith Wooldridge, Senior Director,
Revenue Management and Leisure Sales at Universal Orlando. "Our visitors are
from all corners of the earth who seek unique vacations where they can make
memories that will last a lifetime. We look forward to a successful
partnership bringing the unique Universal experience to

As the global accommodations authority with over 500,000 room nights reserved
every day, offers the most comprehensive accommodations hub in the
industry. With over 23 million verified guest reviews, continues
to offer maximum flexibility for customers as travellers flock to discover
their next adventure.

"Universal Orlando Resort Hotels delivers a truly out of this world
experience, and we are proud to welcome them into the family
joining our existing 335,000 accommodations," said Todd Dunlap, Managing
Director, "Our global customer base will be thrilled by the
access and convenience to rooms in the heart of the excitement at one of the
most popular theme parks in the United States."

About Universal Orlando Resort Hotels
There are many ways to enjoy your Orlando vacation, but there is only one
place where vacation becomes adventure: Universal Orlando Resort. It is a
unique destination featuring two theme parks, magnificently themed on-site
hotels and a night-time entertainment complex. It's the only Orlando
destination where you are not just entertained – you become part of the most
exhilarating entertainment ever created. You can soar above Hogwarts with
Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, be transformed into a
banana-loving minion in the hilarious and heart-warming Despicable Me Minion
Mayhem ride and help Shrek save Princess Fiona in Shrek 4-D. Now open:

Universal Orlando Resort is an NBC Universal company.

About is the world leader in booking hotel and other accommodations
online. It guarantees the best prices for any type of property – from small
independents to five-star luxury. Guests can access the website
anytime, anywhere from their desktops, mobile phones and tablet devices, and
they don't pay booking fees – ever. The website is available in 41
languages, offers over 330,000 hotels and accommodations in 183 countries,
features over 23 million reviews written by guests after their stay, and
attracts online visitors from both leisure and business markets around the
globe. With over 16 years of experience and a team of over 6,000 dedicated
employees in 110+ offices worldwide, operates its own in-house
customer service team, which is available 24/7 to assist guests in their
native languages and ensure an exceptional customer experience.

Established in 1996, B.V. owns and operates™, and is
part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN). Follow us on Twitter, Google+,
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Contact: Universal Orlando Resort Hotels, Jennifer Hodges, Director, Public
Relations,, MWW, Laura Anderson, MWW for,, 212-704-9727
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