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 more.

— 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.

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SOURCE: Travelocity