Vacation packages at unbeatable prices LowCostBeds is the first beds Bank at all, which launches an own tour operator: the company packaged its hotels with flights for LowCostHolidays and provides travel agencies in Germany, Austria and the Switzerland to the mediation. Lars Ludwig, Managing Director for Central and Eastern Europe, would like to continue with LowCostHolidays in Germany the previous success story and has ambitious goals. We are in the position to act very aggressively and have the best daily rates, because our hotel shopping is really strong. We often work with guarantees to ensure best prices. Here our advantage over other dynamic packaging operators, located in the strange ‘ hotel database use.
Flights to LowCostHolidays we work out of the same pot like everybody else, we have a total of around 350 airlines in the portfolio.” Lars Ludwig knows very well that the one or the other market participant will feel challenged or even threatened, looks to be Company but first and foremost as an enrichment of the market to the benefit of the customers. The global hotel database is active for two years with a range of world’s 150,000 hotels very successfully on the markets of Switzerland, Germany and Austria. For the package tour market, LowCostBeds packs now flights to its 5,000 most successful hotels, around 2,000 of them are exclusively offered on the German market. The new Organizer mark LowCostHolidays are now dynamically packaged holiday packages for travel agency sales and and launched for the direct sales over the Internet. LowCostHolidays focuses on the most important elements for the new packages: flight + hotel. Transfers or car rental are ultimately always available, can be booked also shortly before arrival according to individual customer specifications. Ludwig knows: the experience with our own transfer provider Resorthoppa shows that customers nowadays like to book private transfers or speedy shuttle. Nobody wants to see more 20 times on the Away to the resort must stop and thus wasting valuable holiday time.” Also, the options should stay here individually, really the bottom line to offer at a very reasonable price.
Should later get appropriate feedback, could always still reacts and transfers are included for one or another destination, Ludwig in Vista. The new LowCostHolidays packages are available in all approximately 11,000 travel agencies, the number will increase significantly in the short term. The travel agent can book our finished product for the customers simply using the reservation system”, touts Ludwig. In the German-speaking markets, the travel distribution sold significantly more packaged trips, as, for example, in Scandinavia, Great Britain or Ireland, where the travel agents take over the compilation of modules for the customer. “That has guided our decision, to offer packages with flight, and thus further increasing our opportunities”, Ludwig explained. Beth Jansen