Hotels.com says its new VacationSpot.com is the first Web site allowing consumers to book instantly thousands of vacation rental properties that include condominiums, suites, villas and vacation homes.
Said Dan Proctor, vice president of vacation rentals at VacationSpot.com:
--We live in bigger houses with more beds and bathrooms than ever before, so why should vacationers sacrifice space, privacy and comfort while on vacation?
The company is also offering agents 5% commissions.
Mr Proctor says VacationSpot eliminates guesswork from bookings by supplying detailed descriptions, pictures, ratings and low price guarantees.
He said vacation rentals are a fast-growing business that represent $30 billion a year in revenues.
Report by David Wilkening
Tuesday, January 25, 2005
In 2010 Green Globe Certification established a partnership with the Club Med group, to guide and improve their sustainability performance.
Club Med is the only all-inclusive resort chain to have 40 properties Green Globe certified in 20 countries.
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