SideStep Powering Amazon.com Travel
SideStep and Amazon.com have joined forces to launch an updated travel store on Amazon. SideStep is now providing travel search services to Amazon.com customers, offering results on airfare, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages.
SideStep.com searches hundreds of travel sites and generates approximately $1 billion in gross bookings annually for its partners. Millions of travelers on Amazon.com will have access to more than 600 airlines, 100,000 hotels and 30,000 rental car locations.
“Customers come to Amazon.com for low prices, great selection and a convenient experience, and that is certainly true for our travel store,” said Jeff Blackburn, Vice President of Business Development, Amazon. “We are excited to team with SideStep and allow our customers to take advantage of their innovative approach to finding great travel deals on the Web.”
“With millions of customers, Amazon has an extraordinary reach and will enable SideStep to introduce its travel search engine to millions of active online shoppers,” said Rob Solomon, SideStep’s CEO. “Our vertical search approach to travel is very much in line with Amazon’s overall goal — providing consumers with a comprehensive set of choices that will ultimately save them both time and money.”