HomeAway and travelmob Announce Strategic Partnership
The partnership strengthens HomeAway's presence in Asia Pacific while opening up the global travel market to travelmob's property owners and managers
HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY), the world's leading online marketplace of vacation rentals, today announces a partnership with travelmob, a leading social stay marketplace matching the owners and managers of dedicated vacation rental properties with travelers seeking to book vacation rental accommodations across Asia Pacific. Through this agreement, travelers visiting the HomeAway® websites will have access to travelmob's unique, high quality accommodations in Asia Pacific – from luxury villas to tatami-mat apartments and houseboats.
"travelmob is honored to partner with the global leader in vacation rentals. This partnership enables us to significantly expand our global reach and provide our property owners and managers with the opportunity to market their properties to more travelers worldwide. It is also a testament of travelmob's mission to enable global travelers to experience Asia Pacific like a local," says travelmob Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Turochas Fuad.
Globally, Asia Pacific is one of the fastest growing regions for tourism. By 2015, 37 percent of all global air passengers will travel on routes to, from or within Asia Pacific, compared with 29 percent for Europe and North America, according to the International Air Transport Association.
"We are excited to offer travelmob's unique properties on the HomeAway websites and meet the growing demand for villas and vacation rentals in Asia," says HomeAway Chief Executive Officer, Brian Sharples . "This partnership enables HomeAway to create additional accommodation options, in one of the world's most dynamic regions, to the families and groups who rely on HomeAway for vacation rental travel."
HomeAway media contact: Victor Wang , 512-505-1504, vwang@HomeAway.com
travelmob media contact: Eunice Lim , +6584993122, email@example.com