Travelocity and the New Yorker Team up on Custom Anthology to Give Travelers an Insiders’ View of the Big Apple; ‘Around New York’ Features a Collection of Articles and Cartoons from the New Yorker Archives

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 27, 2005–Planning a trip to the Big Apple? If so, you might want to take advantage of this: Travelocity and The New Yorker magazine have collaborated to create a special publication, exclusively for Travelocity customers booking a trip to New York City. This custom anthology offers interesting insights about the city ranging from where to pick up the perfect bagel to the Broadway show based on a Monty Python film.

“‘Around New York’ is a great point of reference for anyone visiting the city,” said Jeffrey Glueck, chief marketing officer for Travelocity. “It exemplifies Travelocity’s passion for guiding our customers through all stages of the travel experience, a passion rooted in our core philosophy of Customer Championship. It’s our mission to inspire the most rewarding travel experiences and this collector’s item anthology does just that. It provides useful city information and flavor, two ingredients of an inspired trip to any destination, and all in the magazine’s well-loved format.”

“The New Yorker and Travelocity worked together to ensure that ‘Around New York’ met both of our high standards of excellence,” said Lou Cona, vice president & publisher of The New Yorker. “From classic covers and cartoons to more recent editorial fare, this publication will definitely put you into just the right New York kind of mood.”

To receive a copy of “Around New York,” simply book a qualifying New York City GoodBuy hotel on Travelocity between now and December 31, 2005. This special custom anthology by The New Yorker for Travelocity will be mailed within two to three weeks. For more information, please visit

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 The New Yorker

The New Yorker’s blend of reporting, commentary, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards, more than any other publication. Founded in 1925, The New Yorker has a paid circulation of 1,054,167 and, at 84.3 per cent, the highest renewal rate in the industry. The magazine is edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, and its companion website is The New Yorker celebrates its 80th year in 2005 with the publication of “The Complete New Yorker,” a compendium of every issue in the magazine’s history collected on eight DVD’s, available in September.

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