Ezeego1.com Joins Hands with Viator®, Inc to Provide Worldwide Tours to its Customers
Ezeego1.com (Business Wire India)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ezeego1.com, the online travel search site joins hands with Viator, Inc., the world’s leading online resource for travel experiences with more than 10,000 tours and activities in 800 plus destinations in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in San Francisco, Viator will be Ezeego1.com’s preferred partner to provide travellers with seamless access to tours and activities through Ezeego1’s B2C and B2B channels beginning with the company’s flagship website in India and Australia. It will also extend the offering to customers in US, Middle East and Taiwan in the coming months.
With this partnership, Ezeego1 will introduce options of only sightseeing tours and activities on its website apart from the regular integrated tours. This option is for those customers who prefer to book their airfare and accommodation separately and want to book only sightseeing tours for the destination.
Commenting on the development, Ms. Neelu Singh, COO, Ezeego1.com said, “We are proud to partner with Viator, world’s leading online resource for travel experiences. The addition of Viator’s global selection of destination activities delivered through Ezeego1.com’s innovative technology platform will enable our customers and agent partners to go the extra step of creating amazing in-destination experiences.”
Speaking on the tie-up Mr. Ken Frohling, Vice President - Business Development, Viator said, “India represents a key market for Viator due to both, the country’s growing number of travelers and continued adoption of online commerce.”
“Our research tells us that travel bookers in India – both offline and online – are eager to explore new destinations and experiences and tend to rely on the region’s online travel agencies. Working with Ezeego1, the region’s online travel pioneer, will provide us with a meaningful entry into that growing market,” he added.
Viator® is the world’s leading online resource for travel experiences, providing access to more than 10,000 tours, attractions and activities in 800-plus destinations in more than 150 countries. Viator– the Latin word for traveler – offers a one-stop shop to plan, research and book trip activities via its Web and mobile platforms with resources such as more than 300,000 traveler reviews, ratings and photos, suggested itineraries and the Viator Travel Blog. Viator’s in-house travel experts hand-pick trusted local operators to ensure quality, value and service, all backed by a low-price guarantee. Viator sells its products through Viator.com, the Viator Tours and Activities App for iPhone, the Viator Ultimate Experience Guide for iPad, the Viator Shore Excursions website, local language sites for European, Latin American and Asian markets and more than 2,000 affiliated sites that include major hotel chains and airlines, online travel agencies, city-specific sites and more. Viator is a privately held company, with lead investment from The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity firms. Founded in 1995, Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas.
Ezeego1.com is one of its kinds online travel company (Meta search) founded in 2006 which offers all travel related services. It offers innovative and interactive features like multi-city international flights booking, instant chat with a flight, hotel or holiday expert, online cancellations, sort hotels by themes, user ratings and the best price on offer for the product.
It is the first online portal to be ISO 9001:2008 certified. It is well known for its low-priced airfares & holiday deals offering the best suited option, making travel deals affordable to those who wish to budget their holiday and make the most of it with the best offers. The travel bazaar showcases attractive offers allowing travellers to choose the right package and making most from the deals. Ezeego1 has recently extended its presence in international markets like Australia and Sri Lanka.
On one hand are the suppliers i.e. the airlines, hotels, tour operators, transporters, insurance companies, the forex dealers and on the other are the customers, both B2B and B2C. The portal offers real time information and transaction capability online. It uses the best technology platform in the Indian travel industry and employs a unique Single Window platform for multiple services. Ezeego1.com has strong online and offline fulfilment systems, different modes of delivery and collections, which help cater to the customer in any part of India. The portal has tied up with various payment gateway options.
Ezeego1.com is also the first travel portal to have opened a new window for the vast Hindi speaking travel market by launching a Hindi travel portal http://www.hindi.ezeego1.com to book domestic tickets. The booking system and the entire payment option both online and offline are integrated in Hindi, making travel easy and least complicated to travellers who are comfortable with the local language.