MapQuest continues to tweak its product offering, now offering up Priceline fares in their mapping product.
The Priceline Partner Network will power the newly launched feature to book travel directly on site. Customers will be able to book hotels, flights and rental cars within their search results.
The Priceline Partner Network delivers the following to MapQuest travelers:
- The ability to search, compare and book published-price hotel rooms at thousands of chain and independent hotels around the world, including features such as instant discounts, free breakfast, free Internet access, etc.
- Access to thousands of rental cars worldwide, including company discount codes.
- Airline ticketng with almost all major airlines with seat mapping, the ability to book different classes and airline frequent flier numbers.
AOL-owned MapQuest has been developing its brand in recent months, with the launch of Discover
and the recent integration of Boulder-based Everlater
into the Travel Blogs
Brian McMahon, GM of MapQuest, points to the brand's continued evolution as the impetus for this new partnership:
“Through this partnership with Priceline, we’re able to continue growing our brand from being the online mapping pioneer into being a leader in digital travel directions.
We’re excited to continue enhancing our product with booking functionality and travel content. It speaks to our goal of providing value to our users and simplifying each step of the traveler’s journey.”