Travelocity Enters Blogosphere aboard ”The Window Seat”

New Consumer Blog Connects Travelers, Industry Experts and
Info-Seekers in First-of-Its-Kind Open Forum

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 18, 2006–Connecting
readers to expert information, Travelocity enters travelers’ turf
through the company’s new web log – The Window Seat(SM) consumer
travel blog. Serving as an expansive resource for travelers, this
first-of-its-kind blog by a major online travel company reveals
relevant and uncolored travel advice as well as insider tips from a
team of travel industry experts spearheaded by Travelocity
editor-at-large, Amy Ziff.

The Window Seat blog offers a unique fusion of expert information
gathered from a decade of experience in the travel business with
first-hand accounts from travelers themselves. With information
ranging from seasonal destination finds and airport security changes
to where the stars headed on their last holiday, The Window Seat blog
provides a new perspective to enhance the travel experience for every
traveler. As explorers chime in on past travel experiences, future
dream trips and their new favorite hot spots, The Window Seat’s team
of experts will be on hand to answer difficult travel questions, dish
on destinations and discuss travelers’ woes and wins.

“We’re proud to be launching The Window Seat blog, which is
written by and for travelers,” said Amy Ziff, Travelocity’s Editor at
Large. “I can’t think of a better way to share our collective travel
experiences and expertise than through a blog.”


The Window Seat blog was born out of travelers’ need for a forum
to share common passion, concerns and questions before they hit the
road or head to the skies. As Travelocity’s team of editors share
their passion for travel near and far, they provide useful resources
for travelers in need – even if it’s merely an intriguing travel story
to scratch their travel itch.

About the Blog:

Bloggers can explore everything from local favorites to last
minute travel ideas through segmented categories such as:

— Tailored trips – Made-to-fit travel experiences for bloggers
interested in family travel, holiday and seasonal travel,
festivals and cultural events and more.

— Trip Tips – General advice for the traveler seeking
information on air travel, car rentals, cruises, hotels and

— Main Routes – First-hand experiences and recommendations on
popular travel destinations and those off-the-beaten-path.

While checking out their view from The Window Seat, Travelocity
editors also provide useful links to their favorite travel blogs and
resources, allowing visitors to research current TSA packaging
regulations and destination videos. Bloggers who visit The Window Seat
are invited to add relevant content and will be able to upload photos
and view destination videos in the future.

“The Web provides great traveler resources,” says Ziff. “The
Window Seat provides a great venue for sharing advice, asking
questions and rehashing your favorite travel stories.”

For more information, or to visit Travelocity’s editors’ favorite
travel spots, please visit and join
Travelocity’s blogosphere.

About Travelocity

Travelocity is committed to being the traveler’s champion —
before, during and after the trip – and is the only online travel
company that guarantees not just the price, but the entire travel
experience – see for details. This
customer-driven focus, backed by 24/7 live phone support, great prices
and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity the sixth
largest travel agency — booking $7.4 billion in travel worldwide in
2005. Based in Southlake, Texas, Travelocity also owns and operates
Travelocity Business(SM) for corporate travelers,, a
leader in European online travel and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific
online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation
(NYSE:TSG), a world leader in travel commerce.

Andrea Collins, 212-715-2222
Amanda Borichevsky, 972-488-4790

SOURCE: Travelocity