PRLog - Feb. 2, 2012 - BARCELONA, Spain -- budgetplaces.com started its UK operations in 2007 by offering budget hotels, hostels, apartments and B&Bs on its website. Ever since, the low-cost expert has permanently grown its offering in Great Britain. More than 350 establishments are available in London. The second biggest destination is Edinburgh, with almost 100 properties online. Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow follow in the list of the over 70 UK destinations where budgetplaces.com offers rooms. budgetplaces.com’
Looking at the UK domestic market, on the other hand, the budgetplaces.com brand is also becoming increasingly popular with UK travellers, who make up more than one quarter of the booking portal’s annual €80 million gross bookings. The most booked destinations by British travellers include European city break classics, such as Paris, Rome and Barcelona, as well as domestic UK destinations, where budgetplaces.com will strengthen its offering with the help of the new London office.
”Great Britain has become one of the key markets for budgetplaces.com. I believe there is great potential for further growth for both inbound and outbound travel. Our new base in London will allow us to get even closer to UK hoteliers and understand their needs which will translate into an even better hotel product available to our clients”, says Karla Brooklyn.
The new office opened on February 1st, 2012.
25 Floral St
London, WC2E 9DF
+44 (0) 207 031 8226
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budgetplaces.com is an international online hotel reservations website specialised in offering well-located, quality accommodation at budget rates for both leisure and business travellers. More than 8,500 directly contracted hotels, hostels, apartments and B&Bs in more than 1,400 destinations worldwide offer rooms on budgetplaces.com. budgetplaces.com is the flagship brand of a network of dedicated city websites such as london30.com, edinburgh30.com and sydney50.com which offer rooms for budget-conscious travellers. All EnGrande websites process over 30,000 reservations and 90,000 room nights each month. Approximately 2 million unique visitors are registered on the company’s sites each month. Headquartered in Barcelona, with offices in New York and London, budgetplaces.com employs more than 100 staff of 30 different nationalities.