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Momondo named a Sponsor of the Society of American Travel Writers' Editors' Council Meeting

The renowned Denmark-based flight and hotel search engine is one of the key sponsors of the May 3-6, 2112 gathering of some of America's top travel editors, being held for the first time ever in Brooklyn, NY

 
 
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PRLog - Apr. 28, 2012 - Copenhagen and New York  ... Momondo (http://www.momondo.com), the international flight and hotel search engine founded in Copenhagen, is pleased to be one of the key sponsors of the prestigious Society of American Travel Writers' 2012 Editor's Council Meeting in Brooklyn, New York, May 3-6.  The meeting will be attended by nearly 60 travel editors from around the United States.  Some of the internationally recognized media participating include: the Associated Press, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Philadelphia Inquirer, Miami Herald, Budget Travel Magazine, US News and World Report, National Geographic Traveler, Westways, Midwest Living, Sherman's Travel Media, Smarter Travel Media, Lonely Planet, and Frommers.com.

Momondo Partner, Martin Lumbye, will deliver a introduction about Momondo at Brooklyn's landmarked Borough Hall on Sunday, May 6. Says Lumbye “Even though Momondo is based in Europe, we are grateful for the recognition and support of the American media.  When we launched Momondo in 2006, it was the American media that really noticed what we were doing and acknowledged us for it.  We are thrilled that the US media continues to take a strong interest in our service.”

Lumbye is looking forward to showing the travel editors all the features that make Momondo special.

Unique Momondo features include:

*high-speed train schedules and fares integrated into flight searches

*searches of more than 700 travel websites, including around 100 low-cost European carriers

*searches of more than 450,000 worldwide hotels, utilizing Google Mash-up/Best Choice

*searches by color, mood, and inspiration; not just destination

*Free iPhone and Android applications available at: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/momondo-flight-search/id43...  and https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.momondo... respectively.

*new multi-destination search capabilities: http://www.momondo.com/multicity/

*community driven editorial articles:  http://www.momondo.com/travel-guides/ combined with professional content: http://www.momondo.com/blogs/dontforgetyourpassport/default.aspx

*a comprehensive “value proposition”.  Momondo incorporates suppliers' search results, regardless of whether it is paid a redirect fee or not.

*Creator and owner of its own superior technology and its own flight search data accumulated since 2006, which it is currently analyzing to perfect fare prediction.

In addition to being a progressive and innovative travel technology company, Momondo is also the largest publisher of print guidebooks in Northern Europe, including  the co-branded Copenhagen by Noma and Momondo, available in either Danish or English, sourcing the best of the number one Danish city, as recommended by Noma's more than 40 international staff.


Martin Lumbye will be in New York from April 30 to May 7 to meet with even more editors and travel writers, and to discuss opportunities for “White Label” branded flight search media partnerships.

To schedule a meeting with Martin Lumbye, May 1-7, please contact:
Marian Goldberg, Principal, Marian Goldberg Marketing Communications
Email: marian@mariangoldbergcomm.com; Tel: 1-347-559-6462

About Momondo:
Momondo is a travel search engine founded in 2006 by seasoned travel industry professionals and skilled programmers with a passion for new technology and traveling. Momondo finds and compares the best offers on flights, hotels, car rental and where available, rail fares and links to suppliers.  In addition to offering online search, Momondo provides user-generated city guides and is one of the largest publishers of print guidebooks in Denmark. Momondo searches more than 700 travel sites and has been recommended by international media, such as: The New York Times, CNN, The London Sunday Times, and US travel authority Arthur Frommer. Momondo was included in Arthur Frommer's “Top 10 Most Useful Travel Websites for 2012”.  Momondo was voted best travel site at the 2011 Danish Travel Awards, and was voted the best out of 15 sites compared by Stiftung Warentest, the prestigious German independent product and review service.

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