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HOW ONLINE MAKES HOLIDAY PLANNING EASY
Cape Town, January 2010: Most people often avoid planning their own holidays simply because of the hassle factor. Not anymore; with the advances of the internet, being your own travel agent is easier than you think.
“The internet has progressed at a tremendous speed and as a result we are finding more and more people are choosing to go online to make their bookings,” said Danny Bryer, Group Marketing & Revenue Director, Protea Hotels. “The convenience factor has allowed people to do their own research, planning and booking without any hassle.”
Currently, there are approximately 5.3 million unique online users in South Africa. To truly get a good idea of what is on offer would-be-holidaymakers are finding the internet to be a powerful tool when planning their holidays. When going online there is no need to worry about queues, delays and the hassle to wait for someone else to get back to you… Often it also means you are able to get really amazing specials exclusive to online bookings.
For most South Africans, the year ahead is going to be a pretty manic one, considering the extensive international events that are planned to hit our shores. With this in mind, it is incredibly important to take a break from the chaos in order to regain your strength and rejuvenate.
“Consumers are continuously under pressure –saving money, time and user friendly experience is really what people want and look for,” says Clinton Arnot, Head of Online Distribution, Protea Hotels. “In terms of money, Proteahotels.com delivers on its guarantee of best available rates; time, in terms of the simplicity of booking a break and receiving instant confirmation of your booking; and user friendliness by offering a one stop place for bookings and a source of reference for destination information.”
To plan your next holiday simply visit www.proteahotels.com.
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