Momondo Expands in the Nordic Countries
LONDON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Travel search engine increases focus on Nordic region, with ambitious launch on
Leading travel metasearch Momondo [http://www.momondo.co.uk ] (
http://www.momondo.co.uk) is experiencing over a 20 percent growth in the Nordic
countries of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, compared to the same period last year.
Now, as part of an ambitious expansion strategy involving several initiatives, Momondo
[http://www.momondo.co.uk ] is investing in the Finnish market. The company has employed a
local Country Manager, who will work on establishing Momondo [http://www.momondo.co.uk ]
as the preferred online travel comparison site in Finland.
“We have tested several price comparison sites on flights and hotels and Momondo
[http://www.momondo.co.uk ] is without a doubt offering the best and widest searches.
Momondo [http://www.momondo.co.uk ] has many free services that can create value for
Finnish travellers. I am convinced that by offering the best consumer experience, we can
establish Momondo [http://www.momondo.co.uk ] as the first choice travel site in Finland,”
says Samuli Melanko, Momondo’s [http://www.momondo.co.uk ] Country Manager in Finland.
Samuli Melanko, who is also Partner in one of Finland’s leading digital marketing
agencies, SearchBox, has great experience in creating measurable results on digital
platforms. Now, Samuli Melanko will take part in strengthening Momondo’
[http://www.momondo.co.uk ]s position in the Nordic market. The strategy is to offer the
users trustworthy search results and price comparisons, be free to use and invest in an
offensive multi-channel marketing strategy.
“Finland is for several reasons a really interesting market for Momondo
[http://www.momondo.co.uk ]. Helsinki is a traffic hub and an important point of departure
to Asia for many travellers from the Nordic countries. The country has also positioned
itself as a design-mecca with a strong innovative profile. Therefore, it is crucial for
Momondo [http://www.momondo.co.uk ] to have a strong position on the Finnish market,” says
Martin Lumbye, Momondo [http://www.momondo.co.uk ] partner.
About Momondo: [http://www.momondo.co.uk ]
Travel search engine http://www.momondo.co.uk searches more than 700 travel sites
and compares the best offers on flights, hotels and car rental. In addition to offering
online search, Momondo [http://www.momondo.co.uk ] provides user-generated city guides and
is one of the largest publishers of print guidebooks in Denmark. Momondo was founded in
2006 and has been recommended by international media such as the New York Times, CNN, NBC,
CBS, The Daily Telegraph, The London Sunday Times as well as the legendary travel guru
Arthur Frommer. In 2012, Momondo won a flight comparison test by Stiftung Warentest,
Germany’s independent product and services review. Momondo’s mobile applications for
iPhone and Android are available for free on
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SearchBox is a leading Helsinki-based digital marketing agency delivering measurable
results to its customers in all digital channels. SearchBox’s experts have pioneered the
internet industry helping organizations such as Sanoma, EK, Soprano and Inspecta. They
know how to build up efficiently and maintain sustainably a winning digital customer