Worldspan has announced a technology agreement with Hotwire.com, a leading discount travel site, to power Hotwire’s airline bookings. As part of the new partnership, Worldspan will supply Hotwire with an enhanced technology agreement, which includes a range of essential technology services and utilizes state-of-the-art pricing solutions.
Worldspan, a leader in e-commerce for the travel industry, provides Internet booking solutions and services to four of the five largest online travel sites-Expedia®, Orbitz, Priceline.com® and, with today’s announcement, Hotwire.com.
Worldspan processes the vast majority of all online travel agency bookings.
“Our new partnership with Hotwire puts an exclamation point on Worldspan’s leadership position in travel e-commerce,” commented Paul J. Blackney, president and CEO for Worldspan.
“With its successful discount business model and dedication to the consumer, Hotwire has become one of the fastest growing travel sellers on the Internet, and we are very proud to have earned their business.”
Hotwire.com is a leading discount travel site with consistently lower prices on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars and cruises.
Launched in 2000, Hotwire negotiates deep discounts from its travel suppliers to help sell their excess inventory.