April 12, 2011
Findmybeach.com the fresh exciting new travel website brand, and emerging leading provider of beach trip planning and destination guides to the independent travel market, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Hostelworld.com, the global market leading provider of online reservations to the budget, independent and youth travel market.
Users of Findmybeach.com will now be able to search and reserve budget accommodation on Hostelworld.com, from hostels and budget hotels to B&Bs and apartments - all under the Findmybeach.com brand. The main focus for the partnership will be on providing budget accommodation at the growing collection of top European beach destinations covered by Findmybeach.com, in addition to the new beach destinations as they are added globally, tapping in on the global reach of Hostelworld.com's properties.
The partnership will give Findmybeach.com users access to Hostelworld.com's vast inventory of accommodation - with over 25,000 budget accommodation choices in over 7,000 destinations worldwide. Reservations are secured easily and instantly by paying a 10% deposit, with the balance paid on arrival at the property, making the process of finding the best value, quality accommodation simple. Customers can enjoy property photos and descriptions to give them a better idea before booking.
Mirella Salomone, co-founder of Findmybeach.com said, "There is a natural synergy between our two brands and we are pleased to see this partnership come to fruition. Our goal is to inspire users who are looking for the perfect beach holiday, and help them research, plan, book and budget with total confidence and we're very excited to be working with such a well known and trusted brand. Enabling our users to book budget accommodation on or near a beach they have found seamlessly via Hostelworld.com is a major step to achieving that goal."
Yvonne Finlay, Group Partnership Manager with Hostelworld.com said "We're delighted that visitors to Findmybeach.com can now benefit from the extensive range of properties available from Hostelworld.com. The partnership comes at an optimum time with summer on the horizon so travellers can now take adventage of the great value accommodation available on Findmybeach.com, without compromising on quality, helping to drive down the cost of their beach break."
Yvonne continued, "Hostels have become the accommodation of choice not just for the 20-something backpacker but for people of all ages, including families. Hostels have moved with the times and many now come complete with private rooms, en-suite bathrooms, pools, bars, restaurants and free WIFI along with the thing that really makes them unique - their sociability."