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Auckland – 7th April 2006, (, New Zealand’s leading online accommodation website has announced a partnership with yourbiz (, to provide an online accommodation resource for small to medium businesses, (SMB’s).

yourbiz is an online resource for SMB’s providing information, business tools and access to products and services specific to their needs, and New Zealand Manager, Tania Witheford, says that is an ideal partner for the site.

“Typically small to medium businesses have tight travel budgets, they do not have the buying power to negotiate corporate rates for accommodation. In fact the booker is often the traveller themselves.”

“’s link with yourbiz means we can help support those business owners who strive to find cost efficiencies in their business,” she said.

“By using business travellers can book accommodation with great savings off the full rate, value add inclusions, such as breakfast, restaurant vouchers or free parking. This makes an attractive proposition for business owners, managers or sales reps needing to attend that important conference or seminar, but not wanting the accommodation to break the bank!” Mrs Witheford said.

yourbiz was established by a group of entrepreneurs, who had not been able to easily source the full range of information, business tools, products and services essential to establishing and maintaining a profitable and exciting business.

According to yourbiz Manager, Angela Buckley, some of the information was out there, but finding it for these business owners was more by accident than design.

“yourbiz has become a one-stop-shop for New Zealand businesses seeking information to help them whether they be in start-up mode, or want to know more on how to grow their businesses.”

“With small to medium businesses in New Zealand accounting for over one third of New Zealand’s economic output, helping these businesses prosper is vital to the economy,” Ms Buckley said.

“A key objective for us is to assist New Zealand businesses to save time and money by partnering with the best in the business to deliver information, products and services. We are delighted to be partnering with to achieve this goal,” she said. has been operating in New Zealand for five years, it has a loyal database of New Zealand customers and has a broad range of accommodation suppliers registered on the site.


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