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Utell® Hotels & Resorts Offers New Spring GREATRATE Deals
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Packages start at $150 a night with Breakfast
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DALLAS and LONDON (April 14, 2008) – Utell Hotels & Resorts has announced new spring GREATRATE deals featuring up to 10 percent off Best Available Rate along with breakfast in premier locations worldwide. With the added bonus of an eight to 10 percent commission, the packages are available now online at www.utellagent.com, by calling local Utell reservations offices, or on the GDS using chain code UI.

Designed to offer travel agents year-round access to inspiring and affordable getaways for customers in more than 2,000 Utell hotels, current GREATRATE promotions include:

Forget the Barber, go for the dancing – Seville from $150
Just in time for the newest season of “Dancing with the Stars”, travelers can enjoy the passion of traditional Sevillian music and dance in Andalucia, Spain. Double rooms with breakfast at the four-star Silken Al Andalus Palace Hotel, famous for its more than 150,000 square feet of gardens, start at $150 a night.

The beginning of a beautiful friendship – Casablanca from $210
The four-star Hotel Idou Anfa in Casablanca, Morocco is a short jaunt from the vibrant downtown district bustling with souks, museums and Moroccan fare. An ideal place to explore the ghosts of Bergman and Bogart, double rooms with breakfast begin at $210 a night with Utell’s GREATRATE.

That’s amore – Venice from $257
The three-star Hotel Continental Venice occupies an unrivalled spot on Canal Grande in the heart of Venice, and is the ideal base from which to explore the squares, canals, galleries and shops of this most romantic of cities. Double rooms with breakfast start at $257 with GREATRATE.

Stock up on style – Stockholm from $300
The self-styled ‘capital of Scandinavia’, Stockholm offers an abundance of chic Swedish fashions and designs. Meander through Gamla Stan, the old town, discover the heritage of Sweden at the Skansen open-air museum and join the party in Södermalm, the city’s vibrant downtown. Double rooms with breakfast at the funky four-star Berns Hotel begin at $300 a night.

Roman Holiday – Rome from $367
Hotel Borgognoni, a nineteenth century palazzo in the neighborhood of the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain, boasts an unrivaled location for those wishing to passeggiata with the cognoscenti, explore the ancient heart of the Roman Empire and savor Italian cuisine at its best. Double rooms with breakfast start around $367 a night.

About Utell Hotels and Resorts
Utell Hotels & Resorts, a service of Pegasus Solutions, has a portfolio of 3,000 hotels in more than 130 countries worldwide, making it the world’s largest third-party hotel representation company. Established more than 75 years ago, Utell’s heritage combines extensive experience in hotel sales, marketing and distribution for its hotel customers, which include luxury, boutique, value, business and resort offerings in more than 130 countries worldwide. For more information please visit www.utell.com.

About Pegasus
Dallas-based Pegasus Solutions, Inc. is a global leader in providing technology and services to hotels and travel distributors. Founded in 1989, Pegasus’ customers include a majority of the world’s travel agencies and more than 86,000 hotel properties around the globe. Pegasus’ services include central reservation systems, electronic distribution services, commission processing and payment services, and marketing representation services, including the consumer Web site, www.hotelbook.com. The company’s representation services, including Utell® Hotels & Resorts and Unirez by Pegasus™, are used by more than 9,300 member hotels in more than 130 countries, making Pegasus the hotel industry’s largest third-party marketing and reservations provider. Pegasus has 16 offices in 11 countries, including regional hubs in London, Singapore and Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, please visit www.pegs.com, or log onto the company’s industry blog at blog.pegs.com


 
Contact:

Julie Hines – Pegasus Solutions
+1 214.234.4267
julie.hines@pegs.com

Ariel Herr for Pegasus
+1 (214) 521-8596
acherr@mbapr.com

 

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