London, UK, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ As travellers explore new forms of transportation in a post-Covid world, KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine, adds ferries to its offering of transport modes via a new partnership with Direct Ferries, the world’s leading ferry ticket booking site.
Whether looking for a simple means to get from A to B or a scenic open water journey around Europe, KAYAK users can now benefit from over 3,000 worldwide ferry routes to reach their destination. Through a partnership using Direct Ferries’ proprietary technology Ferries Connect, KAYAK is able to offer its users the possibility to conveniently compare and book ferry tickets anywhere in the world, just as they would for flights, cars and trains on the platform.
As a more economical and faster way to get around in many cases, the collaboration with Direct Ferries better positions KAYAK to cater to an increasing number of users searching for different modes of transportation.
“Due to changing travel behaviour post-Covid, we have seen an increased interest in ferry travel and are delighted to be working with KAYAK, one of the world’s leading travel brands, to capitalise on this opportunity,” said Niall Walsh, Chief Operating Officer at Direct Ferries.
Walsh adds, “As the world’s leading ferry ticket booking site with over five million customers, we look forward, in partnership with KAYAK, to helping even more global travellers with their connected travel planning.”
Laure Bornet, General Manager, KAYAK EMEA, commented, “By partnering with Direct Ferries, we saw a great opportunity to diversify our offering for users whilst adding a key mode of transportation that’s vital for so many. Through our new ferries offering, along with our recent expansion of ground transportation options across Europe, we hope to empower travelers with a wide range of choices that meet their unique needs and expectations.”
Users can book their next ferry journey now on www.kayak.co.uk/ferries