One In (Half) A Million
Booking.com adds its 500,000 property
AMSTERDAM, July 1, 2014
AMSTERDAM, July 1,2014 /PRNewswire/ --Today Booking.com, the world leader in
booking accommodation online and part of The Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN),
announces the addition of its 500,000 property – The Leonardo Hotel in Berlin.
This milestone gives Booking.com's customers - be they families on a budget
or someone travelling for business – even more variety and choice over where
Booking.com provides its customers with an unrivalled selection of
accommodation types spanning all four corners of the globe – in fact, it
would now take 1,370 years for one person to stay in every single Booking.com
property. With properties ranging from small, family-run bed and breakfasts
and executive apartments in major cities to treehouses in Costa Rica and a
Ship in the Ice in Norway, there's accommodation to suit every type of
Offering accommodation in 201 countries and 61,702 destinations ranging from
Aabybro (Denmark) to Zlotow (Poland) over 625,000 room nights are booked on
Booking.com each day.
"Reaching this significant milestone demonstrates our commitment to providing
our customers with a diverse range of accommodation wherever in the world they
want to stay," said Gillian Tans, Chief Operating Officer for Booking.com.
"Travellers from around the world are seeking out local, authentic
experiences. By providing them with a variety of accommodation types – ranging
from the traditional to the more unexpected – we're granting them the freedom
and flexibility to do just that."
Tans continues, "There are few cities in the world as fun and welcoming as
Berlin. The addition of the Leonardo Hotel to the Booking.com family takes us
another step towards growing a diverse and authentic accommodation offering
that includes some of the world's must-visit cities."
Booking.com 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 Booking.com website
anytime, anywhere from their desktops, mobile phones and tablet devices, and
they don't pay booking fees – ever. The Booking.com website is available in 42
languages, offers 500,000 hotels and accommodations in 201 countries, features
30+ million reviews written by guests after their stay, and attracts online
visitors from both leisure and business markets around the globe. With over 17
years of experience and a team of over 6,500 dedicated employees in 115+
offices worldwide, Booking.com 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, Booking.com B.V. owns and operates Booking.com™, and is
part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN). Follow us on Twitter, Google+ and
Pinterest, like us on Facebook, or learn more at http://www.booking.com.
Contact: For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org or
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