EventBlocks announces partnership with Expedia Affiliate Network

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EventBlocks, a comparison site for hotel rates at large events, announces its partnership with Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN). EAN’s API will now allow EventBlocks users to compare private event rates side-by-side with other nearby hotels to help travelers find options with lower rates or better ratings.

Easily compare private group rates to other nearby hotels

Easily compare private event rates to other nearby hotels

We've been able to find a cheaper hotel rate within walking distance at over 90% of events in major U.S. cities, often with savings up to 50%.

EventBlocks, a comparison site for hotel rates at large events, announces its partnership with Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), a division of Expedia, Inc., one of the world’s largest online travel companies. The deal will see EAN powering EventBlocks’ inventory when searching for event hotel bookings.

EventBlocks currently features over 7,500 events throughout the United States, with plans to expand to over 20,000 worldwide by the end of the year. EAN’s API allows EventBlocks users to compare private event rates side-by-side with other nearby hotels to help travelers find options with lower rates or better ratings.

“We are extremely excited to be working with EAN. At its core, EventBlocks is about empowering choice, and EAN’s access to extensive inventory will give our users seamless access to the world’s best hotels” remarks Greg Young, founder of EventBlocks. “From our extensive research, we’ve found that the ‘group rates’ advertised by many large events are seldom the best option available. We've been able to find a cheaper hotel rate within walking distance at over 90% of events in major U.S. cities, often with savings up to 50%. This new partnership now allows travelers to compare all of these options in one place.”

Erik Hobbs of EAN expresses, “EAN is proud to be in partnership with EventBlocks, and we look forward to a long lasting fruitful relationship.”

About Expedia Affiliate Network
Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) is a division within Expedia, Inc., one of the world’s largest travel companies. EAN works with over 7,500 partners in 33 countries to turn their web traffic into hotel bookings and happy customers. EAN creates the tools and technology that help millions of travelers find the perfect hotels for their next trips. For more information on EAN visit http://www.ean.com. Expedia Affiliate Network and the Expedia Affiliate Network logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners. ©2015 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. CTS # 2029030-50

About EventBlocks
EventBlocks offers travelers an exciting new way to search for hotel rooms at major events around the world. Powered by the Expedia® Affiliate Network and the web’s largest database of private event travel specials, EventBlocks lets users quickly compare nearby hotel options from multiple sources, including group rates not listed on other sites, to find the best hotel room at the lowest price. For more information, or to book a hotel, visit http://www.eventblocks.com.

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