Feb. 2013

HotelTravel.com voted ‘2013 Best Online Travel Agent’ at 10th Annual Budgie$ & Travel Awards

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PHUKET, 26 February, 2013 - HotelTravel.com, a worldwide leader in online hotel reservations and part of MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ: MMYT), was recently named ‘2013 Best Online Travel Agent’ at the 10th Annual Budgie$ & Travel Awards held at Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore.

The event recognises the leaders, innovators and pioneers of Asia's low cost airline and travel industries. Other finalists for the 2013 Best Online Travel Agent (OTA) included Expedia, MakeMyTrip, Rajakaman, Skyscanner and Wego.

Held in conjunction with Travel Distribution World Asia 2013, Budgie$ & Travel Awards winners were selected through an exclusive online global voting system that enabled airline and travel players across the world to have their say in which leaders in Asia stood out in their respective categories.

HotelTravel.com’s 2013 Best OTA award is part of a growing number of accolades from leading media organisations and travel industry peers recognising the company for its outstanding service and great value-for-money hotel deals.

Chief Executive Officer & Founder of HotelTravel.com, Mr Blair Speers, said: “We are very honoured to be recognised with this award, especially given the quality of the other competition that included Expedia, MakeMyTrip and Wego. It’s very gratifying to receive our first Budgie award as we consider HotelTravel.com to be one of the hidden gems of the online travel industry.”

Terrapinn Project Manager and Budgie$ & Travel Awards event organiser, Ms Francesca McKee, commented: “HotelTravel.com's win of the 2013 Best Online Travel Agent award is a reflection of their ability to understand the market’s needs and consistently exceed them. I extend my congratulations to the entire HotelTravel.com team.”


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