Expedia has signed a long term global agreement with Dubai-based luxury hospitality management
company, Jumeirah. Under the agreement, Jumeirah hotels will be available on all Expedia and hotels.com-branded points of sale globally.
“We have ambitious expansion plans to grow our global portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts with new projects underway in Dubai, Abu Dhabi,
Aqaba, Doha, Phuket, Shanghai, Mallorca, London, Argentina and elsewhere around the world,” said Apo Demirtas, chief sales and marketing
officer, Jumeirah Group. “Expedia is an ideal partner to help us reach millions of travelers worldwide and enhance our global distribution
The agreement provides Jumeirah Group access to Expedia’s global marketplace, as well as its online travel marketing and distribution
expertise, and targeted merchandising opportunities to reach travelers throughout Europe, Asia and North America.
Jumeirah hotels will access Expedia’s global online travel marketplace through
Expedia Connect, Expedia’s direct connection
solution for chain hotels. In turn, Expedia customers can book accommodation at Jumeirah Group’s luxurious hotels and resorts worldwide,
including the well-known Jumeirah Essex House in New York, and the world’s most luxurious hotel
Burj Al Arab in
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