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U.S. Travelers Get Automatic Access to Phenomenal Savings During's First-Even Genius Week

From August 28th to September 10th, U.S. travelers can enjoy exclusive discounts and perks at hundreds of thousands of properties through’s Genius loyalty program, simply by logging in or creating an account

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – August 21, 2019 -, the digital travel leader connecting travelers with the widest choice of unique places to stay, a range of must-do travel experiences and seamless transportation options, today announces the start of its first-ever Genius Week, which will run in select markets from August 28th to September 10th. During this time, U.S. travelers are invited to experience the benefits of the company’s Genius loyalty program, which they can do simply by creating a new account or logging in to their existing account. Once the account is activated, travelers will enjoy the perk for seven days from that day.

“Our Genius travel rewards are easy to get, easy to find and easy to keep. While many have already unlocked the benefits of our loyalty program, we want Genius Weeks to be an opportunity for everyone to tap into the simplicity that is Genius” says Arjan Dijk, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at “Whether just getting started or already familiar with the many great rewards available, no matter where you want to travel, with enticing discounts and perks available at hundreds of thousands of properties worldwide, you’ll always feel like you’re making a smart decision with every trip you book.”

Feel like a Genius with every trip

First launched in 2013,’s Genius loyalty program empowers travelers to make each stay even better than the last by enabling them to take advantage of special discounts and other exclusive offers. Travel awards are available for those who have a account and have completed at least two stays over the past two years. This includes a 10% discount for certain rooms at participating properties all around the world.

Genius members can always find their next deal by looking for the Genius label on participating properties. Outside of Genius Weeks, once you’ve achieved Genius status, it lasts for life.

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Founded in 1996 in Amsterdam, has grown from a small Dutch startup to one of the world’s leading digital travel companies. Part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), invests in technology that helps take the friction out of travel. With a mission to empower people to experience the world, seamlessly connects millions of travelers with memorable experiences, convenient transportation options and incredible places to stay - from homes to hotels and much much more. also provides a marketplace for entrepreneurs of all sizes in the travel and experiences industries to reach a global audience and grow their businesses. is available in 43 languages and offers more than 29 million total reported accommodation listings, including more than 6.2 million listings alone of homes, apartments and other unique places to stay. With everything from convenient rides and great places to eat, as well as attractions, tours, events and activities across the globe, no matter where you want to go or what you want to do, makes it easy and backs it all up with 24/7 customer support.

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