Release date- 09082017 - Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member, is working exclusively with TripAdvisor's Viator, the world's leading provider of tours, activities and attractions, to bring bookable experiences to its users.
AEGEAN is now selling Viator products through a white label service. The deal allows AEGEAN users to quickly search tours, attractions and activities in their destination, read reviews, and make bookings on the AEGEAN site.
'At AEGEAN, we're always looking for ways to help our customers make the most of their destination, and working with Viator does exactly that,' says Elias Mandroukas, Director Digital and Loyalty. Through the new partnership, AEGEAN is providing their customers with access to a wide selection of activities, from traditional sightseeing tours to unique local activities, for a great destination experience.'
'We're delighted to work with AEGEAN and provide their customers with access to our extensive and growing selection of tours and activities all over the world,' said Ben Drew, Vice President, Business Development, Viator.
The deal brings two major international brands together to help travelers plan their trip and experience their destination like a local. Viator, the world's largest online provider of tours, activities, and attractions, offers more than 60,000 bookable tours, activities and experiences in 2,500 destinations. AEGEAN is the largest Greek airline, with 12.5 million passengers in 2016, and flights to 145 destinations in 40 countries.
About TripAdvisor and Viator
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site*, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With more than 500 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings worldwide-over 7 million accommodations, airlines, attractions, and restaurants-TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that's right for them. TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world's largest travel community of 390 million average unique monthly visitors,** all looking to get the most out of every trip. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.
TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP), through its subsidiaries, manages and operates websites under 22 other travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.citymaps.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com
www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl and www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.tripbod.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com and www.viator.com.
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, December 2016
**Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q1 2017
Viator, a TripAdvisor company, is the leading global tours and activities provider for travelers, delivering online and mobile access to thousands of curated activities including tours, attractions, shore excursions and private guides, in thousands of destinations worldwide. In-house travel specialists work with trusted local operators to deliver memorable, quality experiences to its customers. With candid traveler reviews, plus exclusive videos and insider travel tips, Viator has everything a traveler needs to find and book the best things-to-do worldwide. In addition to the flagship site - Viator.com - travelers can book in advance or in-destination via the Viator Tours and Activities App, as well as local-language sites for European, Latin American and Asian travelers. Viator also provides tours and activities to more than 3,000 affiliate partners including some of the world's top airlines, hotels and online travel agencies. Viator - travel with an insider.
Aegean Airlines, a member of Star Alliance, is Greece's largest airline providing at its inception in 1999 until today, full service, premium quality short and medium haul services.
In 2013 AEGEAN acquired Olympic Air; as a result passengers now have increased flight frequencies and connections as well as improved accessibility to Greece's islands, including some of the more remote, both for visitors and Greeks alike. Total traffic of both companies reached 12,5m passengers in 2016. AEGEAN's network offers flights to 145 destinations (33 domestic and 112 international) to 40 countries. The group's fleet comprises of 58 aircraft.
The airline was awarded for the seventh consecutive year, and for the eighth time in the last nine years as the Best Regional Airline in Europe in the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards.