We launch our new trip search engine: The search returns a list of vacation packages or a transport alternative (flight or train) +hotel
#DefyTrump campaign to promote travels between Mexico and United States
Ireland Tourism trusts Destinia to support the "Ireland must be experienced" campaign
We launched the first chatbot on Facebook Messenger to search for hotels
We launched trips for single-parent families
"Visit the Caribbean with Destinia," our new TV campaign
The B2B business must account for 50% of the group's turnover by 2021
We launched a flight "Fare Keeper" to secure the price without buying
Destinia, Viajes Eroski, and Gran Canaria support the first Pet-Friendly tourist seal in Spain
We have joined Iberia's and British Airways' NDC so that reservations made on any of those airlines are exempt from the 9.5 euros supplement.
We launched a financing service to pay for travels with Paga+Tarde
New Black Friday campaign
Muchoviaje trusts Grupo Destinia with the management of its reservation platform
We expand our portfolio with the sale of tickets for train travel in the United States
Department of Tourism dismisses the OCU complaint against Destinia for charging card fees on plane tickets
Tell me if it rains and I'll tell you where you will travel this Easter, a pilot project that combines Big Data and machine learning to predict the behaviour of travellers in relation to the weather
We have just launched the Leisure and Tickets section for customers in Spain
We have extended our travel offers so you can reach the corners of the world: Antarctica
Destinia takes a stand against the Spanair bankruptcy administration claims, on the side of its customers and consumers
Destinia dives into the B2B business by acquiring Transhotel's technology, and creates the wholesale operator TOR Travel
We are the first on-line agency to offer direct flights between Miami and La Habana
Car hire reservations grow 18% since the alliance forged with Rentalcars Connect
The future of tourist marketing is in combining virtual and augmented reality
Report 'How and what do users talk about when they review a hotel'
We address the 'singles' segment by offering vacation packages specifically for them
Report 'Learn about the most expensive and the cheapest capitals to stay at for Christmas'
Destinia to operate only in Bitcoins in Venezuela
We allow online reservations to be made for VIP Rooms at more than 160 airports
We offer 'transfer' service as a stand-alone product
We launch our new website and mobile app
We renew our commitment to best internet practices, earning the Confianza Online seal
La Rioja and Destinia usher in the era of the virtual traveller (Oculus Rift experience)
Amuda Goueli named Best Professional Executive in the eCommerce sector at National eCommerce Awards
We become the first to advise travellers whether flights offer Halal meals
We launch a series of personalized service packages to customize flights for each client (Bronze, Silver and Gold)
We offer online booking for motorcycle rentals at vacation destinations
We become the first online travel agency in the West to open offices in Iran (Tehran)
We become pioneers once again, allowing low-cost flights to be purchased using bitcoins
Amuda Goueli wins Professional Excellence award from Adigital
We introduce our new corporate image and say goodbye to .com
We allow train tickets to be purchased using bitcoins
Destinia forms partnership with reclamador.es to process traveller claims against airlines
We develop the first glassware for making hotel reservations with Google Glass
Marketing campaign to bring the aromas of La Rioja to the Madrid Metro
Destinia wins case against Offerum, preventing use of the name `Destiny´ to sell travel arrangements
Launch of Hotel Near Me, an app designed for Millennials and the most dynamic travellers
Always a step ahead of the latest trends, in light of the increasing presence of mobile devices and the opportunities they represent, Destinia.com launches the mobile version of its website and its Android app.
Broadening its horizons with an expansion into Latin America, Destinia.com launches its Brazilian Portuguese version.
An iOS version of the app becomes available.
Along with the option of booking a Flight + Hotel, it is now possible to book a Train + Hotel.
In its desire to become increasingly international, the website launches its Hungarian version.
In light of the vital importance of verifying compliance with the customs requirements of the various destination countries, Destinia.com opens its visa portal for processing and managing the necessary documentation.
The website offers the possibility of booking railway trips.
Thanks to agreements with various cruise lines, clients are able to book cruises on the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and the Norwegian Fiords, among others, on Destinia.com.
Destinia.com offers the possibility of booking rental cars through the leading agencies in the market in multiple destinations.
Version in Romanian.
After launching the first Scandinavian language in 2008, Swedish is the next one to be included in Destinia.com.
Personalised, continual service becomes one of the cornerstones of Destinia.coms company image when it begins offering 24/7 customer service.
Destinia.com continues opening markets in Northern Europe, launching its Polish version.
Destinia.com begins its advance into the Russian market.
Online insurance. With an eye towards ensuring the safety of its clients travels, Destinia.com begins offering them the option of purchasing additional insurance.
Flight + Hotel
Destinia expands into the Nordic countries, and the first Scandinavian language to appear on the website is Danish.
Versions are launched in Korean and Hebrew.
On the heels of the Olympic Games in Peking, Destinia.com launches its version in the language of the Asian juggernaut, spoken by over 1.3 thousand million people. Increasingly aware of the power of social networks, Destinia joins Twitter and Facebook as channels of constant communication, service and interaction with users.
The launch of the website in Arabic and the opening of offices in Cairo, Egypt, marked a "before and after" in the history of Destinia.com. The Arab market opened before us. It is currently one of our most important markets with a special presence in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Version in Catalan.
Version in Dutch.
Destinia.com becomes the first online agency to market space flights and zero gravity flights in Spain, thanks to a collaboration agreement with Space Adventures.
Destinia opens its portal in the language with the most native speakers in the European Union: German.
Destinia enables users to organise full trips by thematic category (honeymoons, festivals, circuits, safaris, etc.) and geographic category, with the ability to specify date and budget parameters.
In keeping with its international vision, the website launches versions in Italian and Portuguese.
Focusing on quality and distinction, Destinia begins working with the network of state-owned tourist hotels in Spain. Luxury at an affordable price to enjoy unique experiences in exclusive settings. Lodging in castles, palaces and monumental buildings.
Destinia.com implements a flight search engine allowing clients to choose the rate, departure and return times, view the itinerary, book multiple destinations and search by airline or number of layovers, among other services.
Ian Webber and Amuda Goueli found the first Spanish travel agency specialising in online hotel reservations under the name Destinia.com.
With an international vision from the very beginning, the website is launched in Spanish, English and French.
Destinia.com was founded in 2001 by Ian Webber and Amuda Goueli out of their passion for travel and new experiences. Thus began the adventure of creating a pioneering online travel agency that would offer the best possible service.
Twelve years later, having established a presence in numerous markets and having translated our website into 20 different languages, our goal is for clients to be able to quickly and easily reserve any tourism service in the world at the best price.
With more than 150 providers offering over 230,000 hotels throughout the world, plus a full catalogue of products and services (flights, flights + hotels, apartments, inns (paradors), getaways, trips, cruises, trains, train + hotel, skiing, airport parking and rental cars), Destinia.com is committed to offering clients the highest quality.
Our commitment to our clients is also evident in our personalised customer service (via telephone, social networks, email, forums, etc.) and post-sales support (claims and customer satisfaction).
Transparency in the services we offer is the key to keeping our messages honest.
- Competitive pricing
- Wide range of products
- Personalised service
- Hotusa Hotels 2013 Best Online Travel Agency
- Bronze medal for Best Website of the Year 2013 eAwards recipient