London, 15 September 2015

Holiday Pirates App wins “Best Travel App Award”

Mobile application of HolidayPirates PLC wins award in an online vote

The holiday bargain portal HolidayPirates wins this year’s award for the “Best travel industry app – Mobile services 2015” in an online voting process. The qualities which convinced the public were its intuitiveusability, design and value. The prize was awarded for the fifth time by the Travel Industry Club in conjunction with “Die Welt”.

“We are delighted to have won this prestigious professional award. It confirms our resolve to place user-friendliness firmly in the foreground of our app,” said David Armstrong, Chief Operating Officer of HolidayPirates.com. “To increase the value of our app even further, many more functions will be introduced in the future.”

With the HolidayPirates.de smartphone app, the latest travel offers, flights and package tours can be called up anywhere in the world. A special feature of the app is its so-called travel-alarm. With this, the user introduces the desired destination and is sent suitable travel offers by push-news. The offers can also be filtered according to travel prices and dates.

"Our app doesn’t just offer all the latest bargains at once, but goes further and alerts the user with the travel alarm, so that he doesn’t miss his dream trip “, says David Armstrong. Since the release of the newly developed app in January 2014, the travel company can already boast 3 million app downloads. "The mobile sector is playing an increasingly important role for us, since more than half the accesses to our website come from mobiles. This is why future investments in the mobile sector are essential for us“,explained David Armstrong.

The award ceremony took place within the framework of the event "Travel Industry Manager 2015“ on 14th September 2015,

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About HolidayPirates Group

The HolidayPirates group is one of the fastest growing travel companies in Europe. The business has websites in Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the USA. Prospective customers will find the best travel deals collated from numerous third party sites. The multi-award-winning website is updated numerous times on a daily basis and covers flights, package holidays, car hire and the hotel sector. In addition, there is information on special promotional campaigns as well as train and bus travel. Each of the travel portals belonging to the HolidayPirates group works completely independently of the relevant operators and partners. In 2016 the portal won a British Travel Award in the section “Best Travel Deals Provider”, a “Momentum Award”, “Best and Most Popular Website of the Year” in the travel and leisure category, as well as the “Rising Brand of the Year” by Travolution Awards.

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