Bookingcom continues to revolutionise ondemand travel space

first_imgBooking.com continues to revolutionise on-demand travel spaceGet set for spontaneous adventures as Booking.com expands its mobile presence with the launch of Booking Now for Android. Android users can now indulge in last-minute holidays in as little as two taps, choosing from Booking.com’s vast selection of over 670,000 properties in more than 79,000 unique destinations.Booking Now for Android can be completely tailored to each user’s unique traveller profile, filtering by personal preferences such as price, WiFi, breakfast and parking requirements. The app for Android automatically generates accommodation suggestions based on travellers’ exact street level location and individual preferences, while geo-location technology provides users with step-by step directions right to the front door of each property.86% of global travellers are likely to book accommodation using a smartphone in 2015, with 85% agreeing that because technology makes booking on the go easier, they can be more spontaneous when it comes to taking trips*. Meeting evolving traveller needs, Booking Now for Android’s streamlined search and tailored booking experience makes it easier for travellers to indulge in a last minute break.“We know there is a growing demand for instantaneous and on-the-move travel with almost half of worldwide reservations made within 48 hours being booked on a mobile device**, a significant portion of these being on an Android,” says Stuart Frisby, Principal Designer at Booking.com. “We aim to really empower our consumers through technology, enabling them to book accommodation that’s just right for them, no matter the screen or device. Booking Now for Android really is the ideal on-the-go solution and travel ‘buddy’ for all Android users.”With September the peak month for last-minute bookings in Australia**, Booking Now for Android has launched just in time for travellers to unleash their spontaneous spirit by effortlessly and instantly making a reservation at the nearest property that matches their personal preferences.Backed by Booking.com’s reliable network with 24/7 customer support, Booking Now is available for download in the Google Play Store. Booking.com Source = Booking.comlast_img read more

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first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterSix Senses Duxton, the first city hotel from acclaimed hospitality and wellness company Six Senses, is now open at 83 Duxton Road in historic Tanjong Pagar in the Chinatown area of Singapore. Along with sister hotel Six Senses Maxwell opening later this year, Six Senses Duxton seeks to engage with the surrounding neighborhood and provide a new level of sustainability practiced in Singapore.“Six Senses Duxton aims not only to deliver a five-star luxury hotel experience, but to actively improve the surrounding neighbourhood and natural environment as we do so,” says Six Senses Chief Executive Officer Neil Jacobs. “Singapore has been my home for almost 20 years, specifically the colourful enclave of Tanjong Pagar. Together with our team, I am delighted to bring our unique new urban Six Senses experience to life in Singapore, and for us to enrich and be enriched by the Duxton and Maxwell communities.”In addition to infusing a touch of local culture and quirkiness into each property, Six Senses is known for its commitment to authenticity, community, and sustainability. Six Senses Duxton was originally a row of traditional shophouses, re-designed and re-utilized to harmoniously blend the shophouse aesthetic with the comfort of a modern hotel. As a conservation project, Six Senses Duxton has received the Urban Redevelopment Authority Architectural Heritage Award.“We look forward to welcoming you to experience a hotel that is truly different from the inside out. Numerous processes and procedures are in place to ensure that we truly ‘walk the walk’ in terms of adhering to our commitments to sustainability and conservation,” says General Manager Murray Aitken. “We are focused on the creation and operation of self-sustaining hotels that are supportive of social equity and leave a legacy for future generations.”Six Senses Duxton and Six Senses Maxwell are focused on enhancing social and economic benefits to neighbouring communities. Six Senses supports Singapore entrepreneurs by looking to local suppliers before a search for any product or service is expanded regionally. From in-room minibar items to restaurant ingredients to hotel operating supplies, priority has always been to source and partner locally. In this spirit, exclusive partnerships within the community will be announced in the coming months, giving Six Senses guests additional access to unique local experiences and extending the brand’s reach into the surrounding community.Opening offerGuests can enjoy an exclusive opening offer of 15% savings on the Best Available Rate when booking online through Six Senses’ website. Offer includes welcome amenities and unlimited Wi-Fi access.Terms & Conditions: Valid for stays until 30 June 2018. The offer is applicable for all room and suite categories.Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more