Leading luxury hotel provider TravelIntelligence.com today announced a partnership with Gekko.com, whose unique matching technology provides users with bespoke hotel recommendations. LONDON, ENGLAND, August 05, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — Leading luxury hotel provider TravelIntelligence.com today announced a partnership with Gekko.com, whose unique matching technology provides users with bespoke hotel recommendations.
The partnership will see Gekko.com integrating via API with Travel Intelligence’s stock of 1,800 hotels to offer their users direct booking.
In addition to Travel Intelligence, Gekko.com have brought together some of the most prominent online travel providers, giving their users the chance to book over 55,000 hotels and 15,000 restaurants across the world in a just a few clicks. This database of relevant places will expand further over the coming months.
Marin Muyser, Chairman of the Travel Intelligence Group, said of the move: "We’re delighted to be partnering with a company that shares the same unflinching values of quality as Travel Intelligence. And as a partnership, it’s a natural fit: not only do we both have remarkably similar user bases, but their sophisticated ‘matching technology’ provides a bespoke offering which is closely aligned with the Travel Intelligence portfolio."
He went on: "The flexibility of the Travel Intelligence booking engine – our industry-leading luxury hotel API – allows our partners and affiliates to cherry-pick hotels from our collection. This, in turn, gives Gekko’s users the chance to choose – and book – the widest possible range of stylish, upmarket accommodation from our collection of personally vetted and painstakingly curated hotels."
"Our partnership with Gekko is yet another example of the Travel Intelligence Group’s affiliate scheme appealing to high-profile brands within the travel arena, and enabling us to create mutually rewarding partnerships of real value," he concluded.
George Henderson, Gekko’s Chief Operating Officer, commented: "Travel Intelligence are an obvious launch partner for us: their reputation for reliability combined with quality of their content is exactly what our users are looking for when they use our unique profile matching to find places they will love."
About the Travel Intelligence Group [TIG]
Travel Intelligence is the ultimate one-stop shop for finding and booking your perfect hotel. It offers the most comprehensive global collection of chic, boutique and luxury hotels, with reviews, articles and insider knowledge from a network of professional travel writers. This team of special agents roams the globe, reporting back with the latest travel news, articles and hotel reviews. With their help, TI covers the world from Barcelona to Benin, and gets the inside story on the very best places to stay from chic boutique hotels in New York to the finest luxury hotels in Italy – and everywhere in between. Visit http://www.travelintelligence.com/
Gekko is your personal concierge for the world. Using unique matching technology, Gekko.com provides bespoke hotel and restaurant recommendations for wherever you want to go, based on the preferences of like-minded people. Because Gekko matches you with people as well as places, you can see which of the Gekko community’s reviews are relevant to you and whose opinion you can trust. Visit http://www.gekko.com to create your Gekko Profile and start discovering places that you’ll love.
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