Successful launch of NetHotels Germany: Already 6 counties on board – 

official reservation partner of “Messe Berlin”

Germany, the Online Reservations platform NetHotels.com goes from strength to strength: within 4 month of operation, partner could be won in 6 counties. NetHotels Berlin is also the official Hotel Partner for the “Messe Berlin”.

After its September launch, NetHotels Germany can look back to a highly successful ….. In less than five months, NetHotels Berlin, Hamburg, NRW, Hessen, Lower Saxony and Bavaria went on line. In these 6 counties, 1300 hotels can be booked via germany.nethotels.com – of these, over 10% are online partners. In the period September to December 2000, NetHotels Germany generated bookings and booking request to the amount of more than ATS 6.5 mio and ATS 1.5 mio in the first two weeks of January 2001.

The „Messe Berlin“ increased the range of services offered to all its partners and exhibitors. An on-line hotel booking feature powered by NetHotels.com has been added to the Messe-Berlin Internet information platform http://berlin.nethotels.com/event/messeberlin.htm), now enabling exhibitors and visitors to events to book hotel accommodation on-line. Already implemented on the sites of 27 fairs, NetHotels is now the official online hotel reservation partner using the NetHotels ReServer Technology.

In addition, NetHotels.com is also the online hotel reservations partner for the Berlin Biennale in Berlin. As part of the Contemporary Art exhibition, NetHotels Berlin organizes accommodation for artists and visitors. Together with your room reservation you can also book tickets and other services on www.BerlinBiennale.de.

Hans J. Pfisterer, chairman and CEO of NetHotels AG: „We have acquired excellent Partners in Germany such as the hotel chains of Astron and Minotel and await a significant increase in business this year. After the successful start-up phase we plan to extend our services and to increase the number of countries and hotels in Germany. Also planned are a further cooperation with fair- and congress organizers.

NetHotels.com was founded in 1995 by Hans J. and Brigitte Pfisterer. The company is the first Austrian online tourism platform with local call-centers and experts in all its destinations. All bookings can be made through NetHotels either online via Internet or by email, telephone or fax through one of our call-centres. All services are available 24h a day, 365 days a year.