hotels.com introduces interactive rate calendar
hotels.com has come up with a new room rate calendar feature that helps travelers quickly identify the best room rates available at the property of their choice. (10/23/2007)
This tool is available for the full hotels.com selection of lodging options, including hotels, resorts, vacation rentals, and bed and breakfasts.
The rate calendar, which appears on the `Rooms & Rates´ tab for each property on the hotels.com site, is color-coded to give users a quick, at-a-glance view of pricing levels for each day. Green indicates the lowest room rates, beige indicates moderate prices, and orange indicates the highest prices.
In addition, the calendar displays the actual price for most properties, so that users can compare specific cost differences among different dates. hotels.com. "This site feature is designed to help customers make a more informed decision; we will continue to focus on providing resources to help make the property research, selection and booking process as simple as possible."
hotels.com Room Rate Calendar features:
- Look in advance (Access pricing information for the current date to six months into the future).
- Consider all options (Review multiple rate calendars from a single property to compare the price of different room types on different dates).
- Click and book (To change stay dates on the calendar page, simply click on new check-in and check out dates, then proceed directly to booking).