Greyhound Partners With Expedia Affiliate Network to Offer Hotel Rooms on New Greyhound.com
DALLAS (Jan. 5, 2011) — Greyhound today announced it has partnered with Expedia© Affiliate Network to offer a complete booking tool for Greyhound.com visitors. In addition to purchasing Greyhound tickets, customers are now able to book hotel rooms throughout the country without having to leave the company's website.
This partnership is an additional enhancement to the newly redesigned Greyhound.com, which provides customers with a faster booking process and easier access to all of Greyhound's various service offerings such as Lucky Streak casino service, Greyhound Express, special discounts and Greyhound Package Express.
"Greyhound wanted to provide a higher level of service with a one-stop travel site for its customers," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, Greyhound. "This partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network makes it easy for our customers to book a complete trip with Greyhound transportation and lodging."
"We are very excited to welcome Greyhound to Expedia Affiliate Network," said Sunil Bhatt, Vice President and General Manager of EAN, Americas. "EAN's private label hotel offering pairs easily with transportation providers like Greyhound, helping provide their customers with a more robust shopping experience."
For Greyhound fare and schedule information, and to book a hotel room, visit www.greyhound.com.
About GreyhoundGreyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound Package Express (GPX) and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the website at www.greyhound.com. For the latest news and travel deals, follow GreyhoundBus on Twitter at http://twitter.com/GreyhoundBus and Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus.
About Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN):
Expedia© Affiliate Network (EAN) is part of the Expedia Inc. group, the leading online travel company in the world. Since launching in 1996, the company's Expedia.com brand has grown to become the world's single most popular online travel booking site, generating more leisure travel bookings than any other travel agency - online or offline.
EAN works with more than 10,000 private label partners globally, among them many pre-eminent airlines, hoteliers, rail companies, destination marketing organizations, portals and market-leading online travel agencies. EAN's distribution platform allows these partners to offer their website users access to Expedia's highly competitive travel products, including hotels, dynamic packages, car hire, flights, insurance and destination services, and benefit from unrivalled supply quality, and leading merchandising tools. Further information about EAN can be found at www.ean.com.
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