Travel agencies are getting more aggressive about marketing hotel properties, with companies like Expedia aiming to bring new hotel rooms to travellers.
Expedia, which has offices in 10 countries, says it will offer hotel packages starting at $5,000 for guests staying in its two largest hotels in New York and Las Vegas.
It will also offer a hotel package for $4,000 per night in two other large properties, both of which are also owned by Expedia.
Expeditions has already booked two hotels for its clients.
“We want people to be able to use their vacation time for what they want,” Expedia CEO Michael Hewitt told investors.
“And what’s most important is what they’re doing for the economy.”
In addition to Expedia’s hotels, Expedia is launching a new website, ExpeditionClub.com, which will offer hotels, restaurants and attractions.
The site, which is expected to launch later this year, will offer a mix of services including hotel reservations, car rental, travel advice and more.
The website is being designed to offer travellers a way to book and book through its partners and partners in travel, hotels and travel brands, including Hilton, Marriott and Bed Bath & Beyond.