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Spanish internet reservations company forges links with Turkish business – forward-thinking business online business collaboration

Sunday, 04 Feb, 2008 0

EnGrande SL, Barcelona-based online reservations service specialised in budget hotels, hostels, apartments and bed & breakfasts in Europe for the cost-conscious independent traveller has recently opted to expand its operations to Istanbul in recognition of the potential of Turkey as a cultural and business destination, illustrated by the presentation of Istanbul’s candidature as “European Capital of Culture” for 2010, and its aspirations to membership of the European Community, to forge important business links with independent hoteliers and apartment owners in this unique and fascinating city.

Founded in 2003, EnGrande collaborates with over 1,500 independently run hotels, hostels, bed & breakfasts and apartments in Europe, reserving over 270,000 room nights in 2007, with destinations including Barcelona, Madrid, London, Paris, Rome, Prague and Berlin, providing an easy-to-use, effective online booking service. EnGrande specialises in basic, affordable accommodation at a target price of 30 euros per person per night, focusing on the smaller privately-run establishments that offer cheaper, unique and distinctive stays to chain hotels and package deals offered by traditional travel companies.

As with other EnGrande websites, the Istanbul reservations page offers only independently run, conveniently located accommodation, close to key Istanbul landmarks such as Taksim Square, Istiklal Avenue and the Galata Tower, and easy access to the Golden Horn and Asian Istanbul, instantly confirmed reservations plus a number of advantages to the independent hotelier including an invoice-free billing system, meaning collaborating establishments are paid directly by the guest for their stay on arrival, with no delays or additional administration required. EnGrande prides itself on it’s “insider views” of its destination, offering its clients invaluable insights into every EnGrande city, with bar and restaurant guides, interactive Search-by-Map facility using the latest Google technology that permits site users to reserve accommodation in the exact location they desire, plus objective descriptions of collaborating establishments with guest ratings and comments.

Currently over 200 Istanbul hotels, hostels, bed & breakfasts and apartments
are signed up and receiving guests, the exclusive internet exposure that EnGrande’s city-focused websites provide, plus increased occupancy rates at their establishment. is an invaluable marketing tool for independent Istanbul accommodation providers, and a forward-thinking, flexible collaboration for smaller businesses in Istanbul to promote their establishments worldwide.

To upload your hotel, hostel, apartment or bed & breakfast and collaborate with EnGrande, or to make a reservation go to


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