August 11, 2009
Hostelworld.com, the leading provider of online reservations to the budget, independent and youth travel market has today announced its partnership with World Nomads to provide travel insurance to its customers. The partnership will provide security and high quality service to Hostelworld customers on their travels; another reason for Hostelworld customers to sleep easy when they book at www.hostelworld.com.
Santina Doherty VP of Commercial Development with Hostelworld.com said "This partnership is a great fit of two trusted and renowned consumer travel brands. Our customers will be able to avail of a travel insurance service that is consistent with our own service values, offering value for money, security and reliability. Travel insurance is a necessity for all travellers for any trip and World Nomads offers comprehensive cover for all your trip requirements".
Nick Pound, Director of Partnerships for World Nomads said: "Our members enjoy a blend of online insurance services, safety tips and tools, which are designed to keep them travelling safely. Claims and extensions can be easily managed while on the road in a very well designed process, akin to the Hostelworld.com technology. To have it endorsed by such a globally respected brand means a great deal to our entire team. That they have selected World Nomads to be their exclusive supplier is a real vote of confidence in our member services. We look forward to helping Hostelworld travellers to have a carefree journey, wherever that might be."
Hostelworld.com is the leading provider of online reservations to the budget, independent and youth travel market. It offers confirmed online reservations for over 20,000 hostels and budget hotels in 170 countries worldwide. The site also offers budget travelers over 2 million user reviews, free podcasts, videos, customized city guides, a travel social network and more. Hostelworld.com is headquartered in Dublin and is fully owned and operated by Web Reservations International Ltd (WRI).
About World Nomads
WorldNomads.com provides global travel safety products to its members and its services are available to over 150 countries. From great value travel insurance, travel safety advice, language guides and free online travel journals, WorldNomads.com provides the tools to keep members travelling safely. Everyone buying travel insurance through the site can donate to a community development project when purchasing using the fully integrated Footprints Charity program. WorldNomads.com is supported by a portfolio of strong, secure specialist travel insurance companies.