Phuket, Thailand, March 02, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- HotelTravel.com, a worldwide leader in online hotel reservations and part of MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ: MMYT), was recently named "2013 Best Online Travel Agent" at the 10th Annual Budgie$ & Travel Awards held at Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore.
The event recognises the leaders, innovators and pioneers of Asia's low cost airline and travel industries. Other finalists for the 2013 Best Online Travel Agent (OTA) included Expedia, MakeMyTrip, Rajakaman, Skyscanner and Wego.
Held in conjunction with Travel Distribution World Asia 2013, Budgie$ & Travel Awards winners were selected through an exclusive online global voting system that enabled airline and travel players across the world to have their say in which leaders in Asia stood out in their respective categories.
HotelTravel.com’s 2013 Best OTA award is part of a growing number of accolades from leading media organisations and travel industry peers recognising the company for its outstanding service and great value-for-money hotel deals.
Chief Executive Officer & Founder of HotelTravel.com, Mr Blair Speers, said: “We are very honoured to be recognised with this award, especially given the quality of the other competition that included Expedia, MakeMyTrip and Wego. It’s very gratifying to receive our first Budgie award as we consider HotelTravel.com to be one of the hidden gems of the online travel industry.”
Terrapinn Project Manager and Budgie$ & Travel Awards event organiser, Ms Francesca McKee, commented: “HotelTravel.com's win of the 2013 Best Online Travel Agent award is a reflection of their ability to understand the market’s needs and consistently exceed them. I extend my congratulations to the entire HotelTravel.com team.”
HotelTravel.com is a leader in online hotel reservations and travel content, with an extensive partner portfolio that includes the industry's leading hotel brands and travel suppliers. HotelTravel.com is part of MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ:MMYT). The company's fast growing network includes more than 85,000 hotels worldwide. It uses the latest technology to deliver best value hotel rates and promotions to leisure and business travellers with a strong focus on Asia’s most popular destinations. HotelTravel.com's multinational staff comprises hundreds of professionals from over 20 different countries, all with extensive experience in the both the internet and travel industries. The company's multilingual teams of highly trained native language speaking Customer Service Experts provide first-rate reservation assistance that anticipates the needs of each individual customer.