The service would be launched in more than a month, namely 1 January 2015, and initially would focus on reserves near New York, Los Angeles and Seattle.
Amazon might surprise soon with a new travel site that would, among other things, make online hotel reservations. The company has not announced anything official time, but the publication Skift, anticipates that the service will be launched next January. It will work in principle in a small number of US cities, including New York, Los Angeles or Seattle.
El nuevo servicio, que según el medio Skift se llamaría Amazon Travel es sencillo. Los hoteles harán listas de habitaciones, con disponibilidad, precios, fotos, y las colgarán en Amazon como si fuera cualquier otro producto. Además, también podría incluir contenidos, editoriales y coberturas especiales de los destinos para ofrecer información extra y relacionada a los usuarios. La comisión que tendrán que pagar por el servicio es del 15%.
The goal of Amazon, Skift explains, is to create a market for those hoteliers who have paraencontrar difficulties customers, a section of high profile within the web of Amazon, could provide users for independent hotels and small who have at their disposal, power marketing of large hotel chains and travel agencies.
In addition to the hotels, Amazon has approached the above tourism sector, establishing partnerships with companies dedicated to finding flights, car rentals and vacation packages. However, it is the first time intends to launch its own service.