The addition of LHW provides Room Key a conglomeration of global independent luxury hotel offerings, further building out the high-end hotel inventory on the site. "We're pleased to partner with Room Key to drive additional exposure to our member hotels," said Ted Teng, president and CEO of LHW. "We also look forward to introducing the benefits of Leaders Club membership to discerning travelers in search of the sweet spot where global, luxury and independent hotels intersect."
In addition to a welcome reception from the hospitality industry, consumer response to the Room Key brand has also been strong. Room Key now reaches more than 14 million travelers per month, according to Google Analytics, and the site has consistently received high marks for ease of use and quality information. Room Key's presence on popular social media sites including Facebook and Instagram has further engaged consumers, enabling them to interact directly with the brand.
"From the casual tourist to the frequent traveler, we're thrilled consumers are choosing to search and book their hotel through Room Key at such a rapidly growing pace," said John F. Davis III, chief executive officer at Room Key. "With Room Key monthly visits reaching over 14 million in just 8 months, it's clear that the tailored hotel shopping experience Room Key delivers is one that travelers are seeking today. With the latest addition of three outstanding, new direct connect partners, we are making great strides toward our mission to enable travelers to efficiently select and confidently book directly with the right hotel."
Room Key will continue to expand its offerings as part of its ongoing commitment to helping travelers search, book and relax. Learn more about Room Key at roomkey.com; facebook.com/roomkey; @Roomkeytravels on Instagram.About Room Key(SM) Room Key is a new venture that has developed an innovative online hotel search engine, Roomkey.com, which provides the simplicity, transparency and breadth of choice consumers expect from a search engine, while delivering the flexibility, accuracy and assurance consumers expect from the hospitality industry. Room Key was founded by six of the world's leading hotel companies, Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), InterContinental Hotels Group (NYSE: IHG), Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) and Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), or their respective affiliates and is led by a highly regarded management team. Room Key can be accessed internationally at www.roomkey.co.uk in the U.K., www.roomkey.ca in Canada, www.roomkey.com.au in Australia and www.roomkey.co.nz in New Zealand. Media contact: Shani Wright Porter Novelli 212-601-8397 email@example.com