Travelocity and MasterCard Offer Free Subscription When Booking a TotalTrip Vacation; Travelers Using MasterCard to Book a Travelocity TotalTrip Vacation Through August 31 Receive a Free Year of

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 8, 2005–Continuing its effort to enhance the consumer travel experience from start to finish, Travelocity(R) and MasterCard(R) have teamed up to provide a free, one-year subscription to, the world’s leading provider of consumer survey-based leisure content, for travelers who book a two night or longer Flight + Hotel TotalTrip(SM) on Travelocity using their MasterCard card.

“By simply using a MasterCard card to book a trip this August, travelers gain access to’s comprehensive collection of international dining, travel and leisure information,” said Bryan Saltzburg, vice president of packaging and cruises for Travelocity. “Our goal at Travelocity is to provide travelers with added value at every turn, which we believe begins during the shopping process and continues through when they set foot back in their homes.”

“The TotalTrip promotion with Travelocity is a clear example of how MasterCard strives to deliver more value to our cardholders in ways that matter most to them,” said Nina Biornstad, vice president, Travel & Entertainment, Acceptance, MasterCard International.

Now through Aug. 31, travelers who book a qualifying Flight + Hotel TotalTrip vacation on Travelocity using their MasterCard card for payment and enter the promotional code ZAGATMC1 at checkout will receive a free, one-year subscription to (, the online version of Zagat Survey. The site provides popular travel ratings and reviews of restaurants, hotels, nightlife, movies, music, golf, shopping and a range of other entertainment categories from around the world.

“We feel this added benefit will help our traveling customers select and plan for the restaurants and attractions they’ll most enjoy during their trips without any additional cost,” added Saltzburg.

For more information on this offer or to book a TotalTrip vacation, log onto Some restrictions apply, see site for details.

About Travelocity

Travelocity is committed to being the traveler’s champion — before, during and after the trip and works hand-in-hand with the world’s most reputable travel providers so that everything about a customer’s booking will be right. And if it’s not, Travelocity guarantees that it will work with its partners to make it right, right away. This customer-driven focus, backed by live 24/7 phone support, great prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity the fifth largest travel agency in the U.S. — booking $4.9 billion in travel in 2004. Based in Southlake, Texas, Travelocity also owns and operates Travelocity Business(SM), Travelocity Europe and, making it the leader in online travel in Europe. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE:TSG), a world leader in travel commerce.

About MasterCard International

MasterCard International is a leading global payments solutions company that provides a broad variety of innovative services in support of our global members’ credit, deposit access, electronic cash, business-to-business and related payment programs. MasterCard International manages a family of well-known, widely accepted payment card brands including MasterCard(R), Maestro(R) and Cirrus(R) and serves financial institutions, consumers and businesses in over 210 countries and territories. The MasterCard award-winning Priceless(R) advertising campaign is now seen in 96 countries and in 48 languages, giving the MasterCard brand a truly global reach and scope. For more information go to or refer to our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

About Zagat Survey

Zagat Survey is the world’s leading provider of consumer opinion based leisure content. With over 250,000 surveyors, Zagat Survey ratings and reviews cover restaurants, hotels, nightlife, movies, music, golf, shopping and a range of other entertainment resources. Zagat content is available in print, on the Web, on the Palm and Pocket PC operating systems, on mobile phones and on TV. For more information, visit

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SOURCE: Travelocity