Groupon Malaysia in tie-up with TripAdvisor
By Digital News Asia August 29, 2012
- Groupon Malaysia’s speciality travel deals launched last July
- Getaways Guide to feature TripAdvisor widgets and content
GROUP-buying site Groupon Malaysia has tied up with global travel site TripAdvisor to give customers travel deals through Groupon Getaways Malaysia, access to fresh content.
As part of the partnership, travel deals featured daily on Groupon Getaways, Malaysia will display TripAdvisor ratings, reviews and opinions. Additionally, Groupon Getaways Guide will feature the TripAdvisor ‘Best of’ destination widget that displays a map, the best traveler photos as well as the chosen destinations’ top attractions and restaurants as recommended by TripAdvisor travelers.
“This partnership is yet another milestone for Groupon Malaysia as we are now able to help over 1.7 million Groupon subscribers find the best travel deal based on TripAdvisor traveler reviews and opinions,” said Joel Neoh, vice president and general manager for Groupon South-East Asia and India.
Commenting on the partnership, Aaron Hung, director of Asia Pacific partnerships for TripAdvisor said, “We are thrilled with this collaboration as it demonstrates Groupon Malaysia’s desire to embrace trusted traveler reviews and enable its customers to make better informed decisions based on the insights and ratings of TripAdvisor's global community of travelers.”
Launched on July 2011, Groupon Getaways is a speciality travel deals site which provides customers with the best holiday deals including unbeatable rates on flights, hotels and cruises throughout Asia, Groupon Malaysia claimed.