Wed Dec 7, 2016

Bokun and Expedia Local Expert team up to streamline booking process for tours and activities

Bokun, the cloud based marketplace for tour and activity products, and Expedia Local Expert today announced an integration giving Expedia Local Expert real-time availability and booking capabilities to tour and activity suppliers using the Bokun Platform.

Bokun and Expedia LX partnership

The aim of the integration is to drive value to mutual partners operating tours and activities, while streamlining all booking processes.

Bokun's online network of tours and activities suppliers and resellers, "The Bokun Marketplace" currently manages over 10,000 B2B cross-selling and reselling agreements, between suppliers themselves and as well with resellers such as Travel Agents, Tour Operators and Online Travel Agencies.

Expedia Local Expert is a provider of online and in-market concierge services, activities, experiences and ground transportation in over a thousand destinations worldwide.

“The Expedia Local Expert integration is important to the mutual partners of Bokun and Expedia,” says Hjalti Baldursson, CEO of Bokun, “as Expedia is clearly one of the fastest growing resellers of tours and activities products globally.”

ABOUT EXPEDIA LOCAL EXPERT

A leading provider of activities and destination experiences, Expedia Local Expert (LX) offers expertise and assistance in booking events, activities, tours, attractions, ground transportation and other services to our consumers in over a thousand destinations around the world.

Drawing from a rich portfolio of thousands of tours and adventures across the globe, these services are available online, over the phone and face-to-face at one of our many concierge and activity desks in more than 100 hotels and other retail locations worldwide.

ABOUT BOKUN

Bokun is the cloud based sales, inventory and marketplace platform connecting the tourism industry (Tours, Activities, Car Rentals, Transportation and Accommodation).

The Bokun Marketplace gives vendors the ability to sell their products and services online, as well as collaborating with each other, sharing their inventory in real time, cross-selling, and earning commissions. Tourism companies have made ​over 10 ​thousand collaboration and cross-selling contracts via the Bokun Marketplace. The Bokun marketplace facilitates more tours and activities bookings in the home market in Iceland than all other sales channels combined.

Media enquiries:

Bokun: Hjalti Baldursson, CEO: hjalti@bokun.io Tel: +354 499 3330

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