Match.Com customers will be able to make reservations at over 1,600
properties worldwide, from intimate inns and bed and breakfasts to luxury
resorts, many of which are not directly bookable on other Web sites.
"Adding WorldRes as a partner strengthens the lineup of offerings available to Match.Com members," said Match.Com's general manager, Fran Maier. "Match.Com is rapidly becoming the one-stop location for singles online. With partners like WorldRes, not only will we provide the resources for getting people together, but for keeping the relationship thriving."
This new partnership allows Match.Com members to easily search WorldRes’
database of hotels by destination, price range, date of arrival and other
criteria, view a list of properties with real-time rates and availability,
make a reservation and receive an instant confirmation--all online. Each
hotel listing features detailed property and guestroom descriptions with
photographs, and the site highlights a number of special offers and discounts.
Customers can opt to receive special e-mail promotions targeted to preferred destinations they select during registration.
"We are pleased to add Match.Com to the WorldRes network of marketing partners," said Scott Potter, WorldRes' vice president of business development. "This agreement demonstrates how easily our technology can be adapted to add value to special interest Web sites worldwide."
Match.Com, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, is the largest online personal service in the world. Match.Com has more than 500,000 registered users and is registering 10,000 new members per week. It's a full-service online singles resource that provides a unique, safe, and refreshingly fun online experience.
WorldRes, Inc. (http://www.worldres.com), founded in 1995, provides Internet sales and marketing services to over 1,600 properties worldwide, as well as online hotel booking capability to travel and destination Web sites, convention and visitor bureaus and tourism authorities.
WorldRes and Places To Stay are trademarks of WorldRes, Inc. All other trademarks are recognized as the property of their respective holders.