trivago and HUAWEI form strategic partnership to bring new travel solutions to consumers

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DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – October 26, 2021 – trivago, one of the world’s leading accommodation search platforms, and HUAWEI, one of the world’s largest providers of information and communications technology infrastructure and smart devices, today announced a partnership in the development of travel products for use on the HUAWEI mobile services platform.

A new trivago app will be launched on the HUAWEI AppGallery allowing users to instantly compare millions of accommodations around the world from hundreds of booking sites to find their ideal choice at a great price. trivago currently offers over 5 million alternative hotel and accommodation options in 190 countries. As of September 2021, HUAWEI’s AppGallery had a diverse global audience of 580 million monthly active users in more than 170 countries. In 2020, the platform saw app distribution reach 384.4 billion, an increase of more than 120% from 2019.

In addition, trivago and Huawei will jointly develop solutions for accommodation listings for the paid hotel search feature on Petal Search and HUAWEI’s Petal Maps. This will allow HUAWEI users around the world to have direct connectivity with their travel providers of choice, providing a frictionless user experience. The commercial launch of trivago in Petal Search will take place on October 29.

“HUAWEI is a global leader in mobile devices and technology solutions and we are delighted to partner with them in the development of hosting solutions as part of their Petal ecosystem,” said Axel Hefer, CEO of trivago. “Jointly driving the functionality and adoption of Petal Search, Petal Maps and the AppGallery will allow us to contribute to the development of travel solutions in the future. “

“We are pleased to partner with trivago, one of the world’s leading accommodation research and comparison providers. We believe this partnership will allow us to jointly develop technologies and solutions that will stand out in the market, ”said William Tian, ​​WEU President of Huawei Consumer BG.

For more information on trivago, visit https://www.trivago.com/.

About trivago
trivago is a leading global hotel search platform that aims to reshape the way travelers search and compare alternative hotels and accommodation. Incorporated in 2005 in Düsseldorf, Germany, the platform enables travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a comprehensive offer of hotel information and prices. trivago enables its advertisers to grow their business by providing access to a large audience of travelers through its websites and applications. As of March 31, 2021, trivago had established 54 localized platforms connected to more than 5.0 million hotels and alternative accommodations, in more than 190 countries.

About HUAWEI
HUAWEI products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by approximately one-third of the world’s population. HUAWEI is one of the largest providers of smartphones and currently operates 14 research and development facilities and 36 innovation centers with partners. The HUAWEI Consumer Business Group is one of HUAWEI’s three business units, along with Carrier Network and Enterprise Business, covering smartphones, audio, mobile broadband, wearable devices, computers, accessories and cloud services. . HUAWEI’s global network is based on more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and provides consumers around the world with the latest technological innovations.

ABOUT HUAWEI PETAL RESEARCH
Petal Search is a native HMS search engine app that makes it easy for HUAWEI smartphone owners to search and find the items they need – including news, videos, images, shopping, flights, business local, etc. – directly from their home screen.
With Petal Search, HUAWEI is committed to maintaining an open search ecosystem as well as creating a unified and comprehensive search service experience. The company seeks to provide an enriched search experience for all HMS mobile phone users while providing a platform that drives business interest and operational efficiency for developers and partners.

ABOUT HUAWEI AppGallery
HUAWEI’s official app store, the HUAWEI AppGallery, provides users of HUAWEI devices with a simple and secure platform to find, install and use a wide variety of apps. HUAWEI App Gallery provides easy app installation and convenient management for users. HUAWEI is continuously developing its HUAWEI AppGallery with a lot of effort. This way, the company ensures that users always find what they really need right away. HUAWEI’s exclusive service has a professional four-fold security system to ensure privacy is protected everywhere. The system reliably detects harmful behavior and is constantly scanned for potential security risks. It also manually verifies the security of real names and devices and authenticates real environments to ensure the safety of all applications at all times. Moreover, HUAWEI AppGallery always offers lucrative discounts and VIP privileges to HUAWEI users.

Media contacts:

trivago
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HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES
Kathrin widmayr
Consumer Business Event & Public Relations Manager
[email protected]

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