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Solomon Airlines partners with Booking.com

Posted on June 29, 2015 at 10:33 AM in General News

Honiara, Solomon Islands - Solomon Airlines and Booking.com have entered into a commercial agreement enabling the airline’s passengers the opportunity to directly book their Solomon Islands accommodation at the same time as booking their flights via the www.flysolomons.com website.

Under the arrangement the airline’s passengers can now book accommodation at a total of 14 properties currently on the Booking.com books, more than any other online supplier, with more hotels and resorts expected to come on line in short time.

The current choice includes eight properties in Honiara, four in Gizo, one in Munda and one in Buala.

Announcing the news, Solomon Airlines general manager operations and commercial, Gus Kraus said the Booking.com agreement was a further example of where the national carrier was employing the latest in online technology to further enhance overall client service delivery.

“Under the Booking.com arrangement, our passengers can now benefit from having easy access to a good selection of hotels, boutique resorts and eco lodges – even self-catering apartments – the moment they log onto to the www.flysolomons.com  website,” he said.

“The opportunity to partner with Bookings.com has taken our ability to provide passenger service and delivery to a whole new level.”

About Booking.com:

Booking.com is the world leader in booking hotel and other accommodations online. It guarantees the best prices for any type of property – from small independents to five-star luxury. Guests can access the Booking.com website anytime, anywhere from their desktops, mobile phones and tablet devices, and they don’t pay booking fees – ever. The Booking.com website is available in 42 languages, offers over 670,000 hotels and accommodations including more than 270,000+ vacation rental properties and covers over 77,000+ destinations in 212+ countries and territories worldwide.  It features over 48,000,000+ reviews written by guests after their stay, and attracts online visitors from both leisure and business markets around the globe. With over 17 years of experience and a team of over 8,600 dedicated employees in 155+ offices worldwide, Booking.com operates its own in-house customer service team, which is available 24/7 to assist guests in their native languages and ensure an exceptional customer experience. Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. owns and operates Booking.com™, and is part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN). Follow us on Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest, like us on Facebook, or learn more at http://www.booking.com.

 Released on behalf of Solomon Airlines by Mike Parker-Brown.

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