Friday, 01 July 2011 13:45

HotelsCombined.com Simplifies the Eco-Friendly Lodging Search

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It’s summertime and family vacation travel is underway! Are you baffled by the myriad search engines and sites for booking the best in hotel bargains?  Want to seek out hotels with sustainability goals and the best green practices?  Welcome to HotelsCombined.com, the hotel price comparison search engine website that combines all hotel deals, from all major travel websites into one free, quick and easy search. HotelsCombined.com is the world’s leading hotel search engine visited by over 10 million people each month, featuring over 2,500,000 hotels deals in 50,000 destinations across 220 countries. The site streamlines the largest amount of real-time domestic and international hotel deals into one simple and efficient format, aggregating prices from prominent online travel agents and hotel chains, including Hotels.com, Expedia.com, Agoda.com, Booking.com, Priceline.com, Travelocity.com, HotelClub.com, Hilton Hotels, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Best Western, Marriott and many more. Want to know the best bit…it’s FREE!
  • Search all the best travel sites at once and find the cheapest price
  • Browse confidently with Verified Reviews™ from trusted sources only
  • Click to buy direct from hotels or your favorite travel sites
  • Book lodging with Best Price Guarantee
The service is used by a wide range of distribution partners, who wish to either enhance their site by adding a comprehensive hotel database or complement their existing hotel search functionality. Some of these search engines include Yahoo, Tripwolf, skyscanner, ninemsn, and TravBuddy. HotelsCombined.com is a socially responsible company and loves giving back to the community. They currently offer rebates to students, teachers and conference attendees, actively support major charities, and are a carbon neutral, environmentally friendly organization, through their partnership with Carbonfund.org. HotelsCombined.com also developed the Green Hotels and Responsible Tourism Initiative, an educational resource designed to help travelers, hotel owners and local communities develop environmental, social, and cultural sustainability by increasing awareness of responsible tourism, providing education, and showcasing best green practices for hotels. The Green Hotels and Responsible Tourism Initiative was developed in partnership with respected tourism sustainability and hotel greening experts, Dr. Sonya Graci and Jacqueline Kuehnel. Understanding how transportation, accommodation, and excursions impact local communities and the environment will enable each of us to take action and help to minimize environmental damage, maintain historical and national heritage, and assist in the economic development of local communities for future generations to enjoy. The goals of the Green Hotels and Responsible Tourism Initiative are: • To educate and raise awareness of the benefits as well as the potential negative impacts of tourism. • To provide information and guidance based on academic studies, research, and best practices to help reduce your carbon ‘footprint’. • To highlight the benefits of sustainability and offer suggestions that will help you become a ‘greener’ hotel or a more responsible traveler. • To showcase those hotels that already have adopted green policies and highlight the positive effects on their business. • To engage, share, and encourage each other to be part of the solution. So if environmentally-sustainable traveling is important to you, and it should be, log onto HotelsCombined.com to find the best eco-focused hotels and excursions for your summer travel plans.
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