San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) March 19, 2013
Viator, Inc., parent company of Viator.com – the leading resource for researching and booking tours and activities – has announced Qantas (http://www.qantas.com.au), Australia's largest domestic and international airline and member of the oneworld alliance, as the latest major travel provider to join the company’s global affiliate network.
Along with its reputation for excellence in safety, reliability and customer service, Qantas is considered the world's leading long distance airline and one of the most well-known brands in Australia. Through the “Activities” tab on the Qantas homepage, passengers will be able to search for the perfect destination experience, whether they’re traveling domestically or internationally, from Viator’s curated collection of 15,000 things to do in top destinations worldwide including:
- A private tour of Sydney in a vintage Australian EH Holden car
- The breathtaking Sydney Bridge Climb
- A two-day trip to the Great Barrier Reef
- Private Viewing of the Royal Quarters at the Palace of Versailles
- VIP Tour of the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial
- Wine Country Bike Tour and Picnic from San Francisco
“Viator is focused on using their extensive local relationships with tour operators around the world to help travelers have special and unique insider experiences while they’re traveling,” said John Lonergan, Head of Qantas Direct Digital. “That philosophy aligns so well with our goal of providing the best possible services and travel experiences to our customers. We are very excited to be partnering with Viator in this way.”
“We are thrilled to be working with the team at Qantas especially given the company’s unwavering focus on quality and safety while delivering world-class services and resources to their customers,” said Ken Frohling, vice president of Business Development for Viator. “As one of the world’s leading domestic and international carriers, we are looking forward to delivering our tours and experiences to an expanded and diverse group of travelers through this new partnership.”
The new partnership with Qantas brings the number of airline companies that deliver tours and activities to their customers through Viator to 30. In addition to leading global airlines around the world, Qantas joins a growing network of more than 2,500 Viator partners that includes global hotel companies, online travel agencies, traditional travel agencies, content providers, city-specific sites, and loyalty and technology companies.
Viator® is the world’s leading resource to discover and book travel activities, providing online and mobile access to more than 15,000 curated trip activities including tours, attractions, shore excursions and private guides, in more than 1,000 destinations worldwide. In-house travel experts work with trusted local operators to ensure the quality and value of every experience, all backed by Viator’s 24/7 customer service and global low-price guarantee. With more than 350,000 verified reviews plus exclusive videos and insider travel tips, Viator has everything a traveler needs to find and book the best things to do worldwide. In addition to the flagship site -- Viator.com – travelers can book in advance or in-destination via the Viator Tours and Activities App for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android, the Viator Shore Excursions website as well as local-language sites for European, Latin American and Asian travelers. Viator also provides tours and activities to more than 2,500 affiliate partners including some of the world’s top airlines, hotels and online travel agencies. Founded in 1995, Viator is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas. Viator – travel with an insider.