Vola.ro is officially launching Local Escapes (www.LocalEscapes.ro), a reservation platform of touristic offers dedicated exclusively to the holidays in Romania. Through this new concept, Vola.ro offers the Romanian tourists access to the holiday offers in Romania, including accommodation in top locations, meals, exclusive activities and premium services at preferential prices.
“In these 10 years of Vola.ro we have sold millions of tickets and vacation packages. All of them abroad, mostly in major European capitals. We wanted very much to be able to offer our customers the option of traveling in Romania, and the Local Escapes form is closer to our long-term vision. The Local Escapes novelty is that for each hotel, mansion or guesthouse, we have thought about special activities included in the price. We have hot air balloon flights, romantic dinners, spa packages, everything to offer our guests a memorable vacation. Our teams are getting for these packages the best prices in the market, so our tourists can enjoy more than just a simple hotel”, says Daniel Truica, Managing Partner Vola.ro.
The Local Escapes packages start at 169 RON
The Local Escapes holidays promise to the interested tourists unforgettable experiences in the most beautiful parts of the country and at the best prices. The price of the Local Escapes offers starts at 169 ron / room and can exceed 630 ron / room, depending on the type of accommodation, the number of meals and the included experiences. On average, a double room booked via Local Escapes cost about 300 ron. The most packages include at least two meals a day.
Other facilities included in the Local Escapes offers are riding, balloon flights, 4×4 experiences, hiking, private tours to the attractions in the area, workshops for children and more.
The discount from the normal price of the package in some cases is exceeding 50% and the most packages are designed specifically for Local Escapes and cannot be booked directly from the hotel.
The complete list of offers is updated periodically on www.LocalEscapes.ro.
Vola.ro predictions for 2017
The platform is running in beta version for about three months, so that it has already about 100 properties in the database. Vola.ro aims that by the end of 2017 to exceed 350 partner properties.
For all the tourist destinations in Romania, Local Escapes is simultaneously promoting, by rotation, about 40 touristic offers.
What is the Local Escapes’ public ?
From the feedback received so far, the platform responds very well to the needs of people aged around 35-40 years that are working in corporations and young families.
“The Local Escapes Tourists are people who have traveled abroad and now want to discover Romania. They are travelers who want a “one-stop shop” and who want to spend a few days away from the city, in a relaxed environment, with all sorts of interesting activities included”, added Daniel Truica, Managing Partner Vola.ro
Vola.ro is the largest online travel agency in Romania, having, since its foundation, a dynamic explosion, both as turnover and the number of employees and customers. Vola.ro serves the individuals or the companies, offering complete travel services: flight tickets and low cost, hotels, city breaks, holidays, travel medical insurances and rent-a-car services.
Vola.ro is also the first company in Romania that was ranked first for three consecutive years in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 top in Central Europe. In 2015, Vola Romania had a turnover of about 42.47 million euros, recording an increase of 54% compared to 2014, and at the group level, the turnover was 63.25 million euros.
Last year, Vola.ro received an investment of 5 million euros from 3TS Capital Partners, the same fund that invested in Romania in Elefant.ro, InternetCorp, Zoot and Vector Watch.