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turism&travel : AirTran Airways partners with Expedia Affiliate Network to enhance travel offering

Thursday 02 June 2011

- Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), a division within the Expedia, Inc. group dedicated to private label partnerships, announced a partnership today with AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. AirTran customers can now book hotels or vacation packages leveraging Expedia's great rates and inventory at more than 70,000 hotel properties in the US, Mexico and the Caribbean, including all of AirTran's destinations.

The new partnership offers travelers the ability to book stand-alone hotel rooms or combine AirTran net fares and published fares with Expedia's deeply discounted package rates, providing exclusive Book Together and Save packages available only on or through AirTranVacations travel agents. AirTran Airways customers are also able to book car and activities through AirTranVacations.

"AirTran is thrilled to partner with Expedia Affiliate Network to offer more exciting vacation options through AirTranVacations," said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Vice President of Marketing and Sales.

To celebrate the launch, AirTranVacations is offering a 10-day $1,000-a-day giveaway for 10 lucky customers. Visit for more information.

"We are excited at the opportunity to work with AirTran Airways," said Thaddeus Hanscom, VP and GM for EAN Americas. "AirTran has a top notch airline product and we are looking forward to enhancing it with our leading hotel inventory through a partnership with ezRez, enabling AirTran to meet the travel needs of their loyal customers."

Autor: eTurboNews