Aviation

Booking.com goes to the Solomons

Solomon Airlines has jumped into bed with Booking.com to enable allow passengers to directly book flights and accommodation at the same time as their flights.

Under the arrangement the airline’s passengers can now book accommodation at a total of 14 Solomon Islands properties currently available on Booking.com, with more hotels and resorts to be added soon.

Booking.com has the largest variety of accommodation options online in the Solomon Islands with eight properties in Honiara, four in Gizo, one in Munda and one in Buala ranging from five star hotels to boutique resorts, eco lodges and even self-catering apartments.

Announcing the news, Solomon Airlines general manager operations and commercial, Gus Kraus said the Booking.com agreement was a further example of where the national carrier was employing the latest in online technology to enhance client service delivery.

“This marks a very important step forward for Solomon Airlines and one that further propels both the airline and the destination on the international travel scene.” Kraus said.

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