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HRS.com further improves customer service with hotel navigation solutions
HRS.com, Europe 's largest online hotel booking portal, and Garmin, the global market leader in mobile navigation solutions, today announce that they are joining forces. This alliance has been established to facilitate the task of finding hotels in unfamiliar cities by transferring data directly from the HRS.com website to Garmin navigation devices.
The extensive HRS.com database is simple to search through and suitable rooms can be booked directly, free of charge and with immediate confirmation of the daily room rate. HRS.com visitors can now click on "Garmin" on the HRS.com booking confirmation page to transfer the relevant hotel details to their satellite navigation system. When they connect the device to their PC or laptop, the relevant information is transferred automatically. Before setting off on their journey, it's a simple case of selecting the hotel's address as the destination and bookmarking it for future use.
Says Grant Appleton, Commercial Director UK, HRS.com, "Collaborating with Garmin enables us to further improve HRS.com's hotel booking customer services. Just like all the other HRS.com applications, the new function is extremely user-friendly and ensures that not only booking hotel accommodation but also travelling to your hotel is child's play."
Comments Tom Mühlmann, Garmin's Germany Marketing Communications Manager, " Mobile navigation devices are particularly useful in avoiding stress when you're trying to find a destination in an unfamiliar city. If you book a hotel and it is already stored on your sat-nav before you set off, the hassle is eliminated. We are therefore thrilled to be able to offer this new service to all our Garmin users in association with HRS.com"
HRS.com, Europe's largest online hotel booking portal, has over 230,000 hotels worldwide on its booking system. Winner of the Buying Business Travel Diamond Award for Best Hotel Booking Agency, the online portal receives over 3 million unique visitors a month and has over 12,000 corporate customers. HRS.com has no preferred ‘financial' partnerships with hotel chains and does not bias its booking engine in favour of ‘branded' hotels as happens with most other Business Travel Agents. The service is completely free to all bookers, regardless of size, and no management or booking fees are charged to corporate bookers, nor are advance payments taken. In addition, the service is fully flexible, allowing free changes and cancellations until 6pm on the day of arrival which is ideal for business travellers with frequently changing schedules.
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