MOMONDO SPONSORS PRESTIGIOUS SOCIETY OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITERS' EDITORS' COUNCIL MEETING
Renowned Denmark-based flight and hotel search engine is key sponsor of event for America's top travel editors in Brooklyn, NY, 3- 6 May, 2012
Momondo (www.momondo.com), the international flight and hotel search engine founded in Copenhagen, is pleased to announce it is a key sponsor of the prestigious Society of American Travel Writers' 2012 Editor's Council Meeting, in Brooklyn, New York, 3- 6 May, 2012. The meeting will include nearly 60 travel editors from around the United States. Some of the internationally recognised US titles participating include: the Associated Press, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Philadelphia Inquirer, Miami Herald, Budget Travel Magazine, US News and World Report, National Geographic Traveler, Westways, Midwest Living, Sherman's Travel Media, Smarter Travel Media, Lonely Planet, and Frommers.com.
Momondo Partner, Martin Lumbye, will deliver an introduction about Momondo at Brooklyn's landmarked Borough Hall on Sunday, 6 May. Says Lumbye: "Even though Momondo is based in Europe, we are grateful for the recognition and support of the American media. When we launched Momondo in 2006, it was the American media, specifically, CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC and legendary American travel authority, Arthur Frommer that really noticed what we were doing and acknowledged us for it. We are thrilled that the US media continues to take interest."
Lumbye is looking forward to showing the travel editors all the features that make Momondo special.
Other unique Momondo features include:
• high-speed train schedules and fares integrated into flight searches
• searches of more than 700 travel websites, including over around low-cost European carriers
• searches of more than 450,000 worldwide hotels, utilizing Google Mash-up/Best Choice
• searches by color, mood, and inspiration; not just destination
• iPhone and Android applications
• community driven editorial articles combined with professional content
In addition to being a progressive and innovative travel technology company, Momondo is also one the largest publisher of print guidebooks in Denmark, including the co-branded Copenhagen by Noma and Momondo, available in both Danish and English, sourcing the best of the number one Danish city, as recommended by Noma's more than 40 international staff.
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Tel: +44 (0)7889 231000
Momondo.com is a travel search engine founded in 2006 by experienced people from the travel industry and skilled programmers with a passion for new technology and travelling. The search engine finds and compares the best offers on flights, hotels, car rental and where available some rail fares. Consumers can then link to the suppliers. In addition to offering online search Momondo provides user-generated city guides and is one of the largest publishers of print guidebooks in Denmark. Momondo searches more than 700 travel sites and has been recommended by international media such as The New York Times, CNN, The Sunday Times and US travel Guru Arthur Frommer. Momondo was included in Arthur Frommer's top 10 Most Useful Travel Websites for 2012. It was also recently voted best travel site in the prestigious Danish annual travel awards and was voted the best out of 15 sites compared by Stiftung Warentest, the prestigious German independent product and review service. Momondo's mobile applications for iPhone and Android are available for free at: