SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 4, 2006–Travelocity(R)
and longtime partner, AOL announced today that they have renewed and
expanded their marketing partnership for two years.
Under the terms of the agreement, Travelocity
(www.travelocity.com) will continue to serve as the exclusive provider
of flights, hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages for AOL
Travel. The companies have also agreed to more broadly share
technologies and resources moving forward with Travelocity integrating
its editorial content and video, traveler reviews, RSS alerts and
other personalization features into AOL Travel.
“Travelocity’s focus is on ensuring that consumers have all the
resources to create great travel experiences, and our expanded
agreement with AOL supports this strategy,” said Richard Harris,
senior vice president, strategy and distribution for Travelocity. “We
look forward to continue working with the AOL team and building upon
our solid working relationship.”
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. About Travelocity
Travelocity(R) is committed to being the traveler’s champion –
before, during and after the trip – and guarantees everything about a
customer’s booking will be right. If it’s not, Travelocity 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 $7.4 billion in travel worldwide in 2005.
Based in Southlake, Texas, Travelocity also owns and operates
Travelocity Business(SM) and GetThere(R) for corporate travelers,
lastminute.com, 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.
CONTACT: For Travelocity: VOLLMER Judy Haveson, 212-715-2222 firstname.lastname@example.org or Amanda Borichevsky, 972-488-4790 email@example.com SOURCE: Travelocity