Major accolades for Kiwi success story Bookme

Major accolades for Kiwi success story Bookme

MEDIA RELEASE FROM BOOKME, NEW ZEALAND|
18 November 2019. For immediate release 

Trail-blazing Kiwi online travel booking company Bookme has been acknowledged on both sides of the Tasman in two separate prestigious awards. 

Bookme was last week announced the winner of the Best Online Travel Agent category at the Adventure Tourism Awards in Australia. The Adventure Tourism Awards recognises large and small businesses from Australia and New Zealand for their contribution to the tourism industry across 30 categories. 

In addition, Bookme was a winner at the Deloitte Festival of Growth for the seventh consecutive year. Making the Master of Growth Index ranked 12th overall, Bookme is the fastest-growing tourism business represented in the category for 2019. 

The accolades coincide with Bookme marking nine years in the market  first going live on November 16, 2010, from Queenstown. 

“We are absolutely honoured to receive these two awards in the same week,” Bookme founder CEO James Alder says. “Not only has the company experienced significant year-on-year growth, Bookme has now been acknowledged for its contribution to and excellence within the tourism sector throughout Australia and NZ 

“Since being established nine years agoBookme has been dedicated to providing better prices to customers by increasing efficiencies and sustainability for activity and attractions operatorsOur goal is to make the experience a win-win for both,” Alder adds. 

ENDS 

For more information, please contact:
Bookme co-founder and CEO James Alder
E: james@bookme.co.nz
P: +64 21 608 828 

About Bookme
Bookme is an innovative booking platform specialising in getting visitors better prices on activities, tours, attractions and restaurant bookings in popular holiday destinations throughout New Zealand, Australia and FijiLaunched in Queenstown in November 2010 by founders James Alder, Nick Reekie, and Logan Murray, Bookme is a worldfirst in providing seatspecific dynamic pricing to the activity and attractions sector of the tourism industry.  

Bookme has been a winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. It was ranked second in the Deloitte Master of Growth in 2018 and as a Deloitte Fast 50 Company in 2014 and 2015. In 2013 it was NZ’s Fastest Growing Technology Company at the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific, as well as a Deloitte Rising Star. 

Written by Celia Crosbie

Celia is an award-winning journalist who has worked for newspapers and radio stations in New Zealand and magazines in the United Kingdom. She has worked in public relations in both NZ and London. Celia also specialises in digital media strategy and website copywriting for SEO.

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