Oct. 2010

HotelTravel.com Makes it Easy to Pay with PayPal

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PHUKET, 5 October, 2010 - HotelTravel.com is pleased to announce today that it is now accepting PayPal as a fast, secure payment method for its customers in more than 100 countries worldwide.   HotelTravel.com customers will be able to use PayPal when making hotel bookings in any of the eight languages available on the website. With a PayPal account, they can pay for hotel stays through an express checkout process without disclosing any private or financial information.   According to HotelTravel.com Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Blair Speers, adding PayPal is an extremely important moment in strengthening the company’s development as a privately owned and fully independent business.   "We are all delighted to deliver and fulfil one of our customer's key needs. We have heard their feedback asking us to add PayPal as an option, and at HotelTravel.com we listen and execute according to our customer's needs. This is our corporate culture.   "Everyone at HotelTravel.com will tell you that we share the same basic tenet; we firmly believe in constantly improving the customer experience in every possible way.   “The strength of HotelTravel.com’s common belief is engrained in our brand statement: Real People, Real Service, Real Choice. This is who we are and what we do. Most importantly, this is what we deliver," Mr Speers, added.   “We’re delighted that HotelTravel.com, a leading international online travel information and hotel reservations website, is now offering its customers the ability to pay with PayPal just in time for the year-end holiday travel season,” said Elias Ghanem, General Manager of PayPal Southeast Asia and India. “With 87 million active PayPal accounts worldwide, consumers around the world prefer to pay with PayPal because of its safety and simplicity, and now they have a new way to get amazing hotel deals for business and leisure travel from HotelTravel.com.”   -----ends-----

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