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TakeTours.com Adds Extended Hotel Stay Option for Tours and Vacation Packages

 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TakeTours.com is proud to announce a new option to extend the hotel stay for tours and vacation packages (http://www.taketours.com/extended-hotel-stay). This hotel extension tool is immediately available for most tours and vacation packages at TakeTours.com. Customers will have the ability to extend their hotel stay before or after their tour package while they are in the process of booking their tours or vacations. Extending their visit is as easy as a few clicks, and fits seamlessly in the existing booking process. 

With the extended hotel stay option, many customers at TakeTours.com find their vacation trips a lot easier by overcoming jetlag problems, limited flight schedules or limited flight connections.  Most pre-packaged tours or vacation services are designed to make the best use of travelers' stay by adding airport pickup and drop-off services. The extended hotel stay option allows some customers to easily avoid red-eye flights back to their homes. 

Extended hotel stay is the best choice for many travelers who plan their trips and reserve some free time to visit family members or friends, or to do some other personal activities. In some cases, TakeTours' customers choose to take their tours during weekdays, leaving the weekends to meet their family and friends; other TakeTours' customers join business meetings during weekdays and go for getaway trips over the weekends.  This option will meet the needs of a wide range of customers, offering them a simple way to book their complete vacation stay, and avoiding any unnecessary booking mistakes.

"I booked an East Coast trip with airport transfers, and I could not find a late flight on the last day of the tour." says Brian, one of the first customers to use the hotel extension tool  "I decided to extend my stay by adding a hotel near the JFK airport, and I flew back home the next day after having a nice rest. TakeTours gave me the option to add an extra night of hotel to my tour booking, it was very easy, and the best part is that I only had to do one check out process."

Jimmy Chen, President of IvyMedia Corp that markets GotoBus.com and TakeTours.com brands is excited to release this new tool: "The newly released extended hotel stay option demonstrates that TakeTours is consistently innovating technology in the tour booking business.  TakeTours.com and GotoBus.com have been leading the bus and tour booking experience since we started our business 10 years ago.  The extended hotel stay option and the packaged bus and hotel deals that we released in early 2012 are examples of our technological advantages in our business to provide the best online booking experience."

IvyMedia Corporation, aka www.gotobus.com and www.taketours.com, partners with over 300 bus and tour operators worldwide. TakeTours.com is a leading online marketplace for tours, sightseeing, vacation packages and hotels. The TakeTour.com online booking system, similar to those used by major airlines makes it easy for travelers to quickly compare schedules, prices, and pickup/drop-off locations for over 300 bus and tour companies. TakeTours.com is the fastest growing gateways for tours on the Internet. In February 2007, The Washington Post featured GotoBus.com, from which TakeTours.com is spanned off, as one of the best travel websites and named it 'Best of the Web' in the 'Motorcoaches' category.

GotoBus and TakeTours are federally registered trademarks of IvyMedia Corporation. 

Media Contact: Alex Bottiglio GotoBus.com / TakeTours.com, 617-354-2101, alex@gotobus.com

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SOURCE GotoBus.com / TakeTours.com

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