Over 47 million Sam's Club members to have access to Expedia.com's offerings
Expedia.com and Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., announced a partnership under which the online travel company will serve as the exclusive travel partner to power travel bookings for Sam's Club. (1/30/2007)
With this development, more than 47 million Sam´s Club Members can access the Expedia-powered booking tools, travel content, and vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, cruises and in-destination activities, attractions and services.
Expedia is powering Sam´s Club Travel through Worldwide Travel Exchange (WWTE), which provides travel booking solutions for companies looking to enhance their own travel offering with cross-sell and dynamic packaging solutions, and access to highly competitive travel products and services.
"At Sam´s Club, our sole purpose is to provide our members the best product and service at the best price. This partnership with Expedia allows us to achieve that objective and to also provide our members the best selection and world class customer service for travel and entertainment booking," said Philip Malcolm, vice president - membership card and services strategy, Sam´s Club.
"This is a winning solution for all parties and most importantly, Sam´s Club Members, as it grants them access to virtually unlimited travel possibilities. Sam´s Club wins by deepening our ability to meet our Members needs, and Expedia benefits by expanding its customer base," said Malcolm.