DENVER, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- eBags, the industry-leading e-tailer and travel gear expert, is kicking off the holiday season with new technologies to improve its customers' digital journey, eleven new eBags brand products and a 41% increase in product variety from the world's leading travel brands. Six months of planning and relentless execution have produced an optimized site and next-gen mobile app designed to delight shoppers and make informed gift giving a breeze this season.
"We've battle-tested our site to withstand the rigors of the season's high load volume and are prepared to give shoppers an incredible experience," says eBags CEO Mike Edwards. "We've negotiated with our brand partners to offer the best deals and lowest prices. Our deep relationships with all the top travel brands gives us a significant competitive advantage so we can deliver on our brand promise to have the best selection, experience and expertise to make the journey better." New partnerships with Bose, SwissGear, Antler Atom and Nest make it easy for millions of customers to find the best selection of travel products and gifts throughout the holiday season. Now, with insights gleaned from 3.4 million customer reviews and expertise gained from selling 27 million bags, eBags has launched a series of exclusive Holiday Buying Guides, featuring a curated mix of gifts spanning a variety of key audiences, interests and price points. The company is also adding eleven new products engineered for its popular eBags brand of products, just in time for holiday shopping. In the 3 rd Quarter, as part of the company's ongoing commitment to staying on the cutting edge of travel technology, eBags launched the eBags Connected Luggage Tag—an app-enabled ID tag that helps lost bags get back safely, while using patent-pending privacy controls to let customers control which information they display, and when. Said eBags Co-Founder and EVP, Peter Cobb, "As a company, we've always been about creating connections. Using technology to foster those connections was a natural next step, whether customers are using the free eBags app to find lost luggage or find the perfect gift." About eBags: With more than 17 years in the travel goods industry and 27 million bags sold, eBags is the leading online retailer of luggage, backpacks and travel-related accessories. The company is devoted to helping its customers find the perfect travel gear for any journey. Ranked a top luggage retailer in 2016 by Consumer Reports, eBags features more than 90,000 products from over 900 brands, including Tumi, Samsonite, Bose, Kenneth Cole, Patagonia, The North Face, PrAna and more. For more information, visit eBags.com Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160203/329613LOGO