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BedandBreakfast.com Inks Deal with Priceline.com to Add Bed-and-Breakfast Properties

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 9:01 AM


AUSTIN, Texas and NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN), the leading travel service for value-conscious leisure travelers, and BedandBreakfast.com®, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, today announced they have entered into an agreement to add and market the rooms of nearly 2,000 bookable bed-and-breakfast inns on priceline.com.

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Through the agreement, priceline.com customers are, for the first time, able to search and book from a wide variety of bed-and-breakfast rooms in more than 30 countries.  

"BedandBreakfast.com's extensive network of bed-and-breakfast inns in the United States, Canada and Europe will enable priceline.com to offer our customers even more choice and value when it comes to making their vacation lodging reservations," says Tim Gordon, Senior Vice President of Priceline Hotels.

Throughout 2011, BedandBreakfast.com's properties will be integrated into the lodging options on priceline.com's retail site on which travelers can search and find published rates and availability, explore images and content, read customer reviews and make reservations for the listed bed-and-breakfast properties.

"Travelers expect to find the best inventory and prices at priceline.com, so adding B&Bs to the mix is a huge plus for priceline's customers who want a different, more authentic experience for their weekend getaways," says Martin Slagter, vice president of HomeAway®, Inc., which owns BedandBreakfast.com.  "There's a bed and breakfast for every traveler – from charming historic inns in rural towns to modern romantic getaways with onsite restaurants to luxury inns that offer extra amenities without extra fees."  

BedandBreakfast.com innkeepers will continue to manage their inventory through the BedandBreakfast.com Global Online Reservations Program, and their availability will automatically be added to priceline.com.


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