Travelocity Teams up with San Diego for ‘Kick-Back Funky Free Fall Days’; Exclusive Deal with San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau Provides Travelers with Custom Deals and Enhanced Content

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 12, 2005–Travelocity
today announced the launch of a specialized San Diego “super-site,”
creating a one-stop shopping experience for travelers headed to the
nation’s seventh largest city. Whether looking for miles upon miles of
pristine beaches, thousands of great restaurants or world-class
entertainment, travelers shopping for trips to San Diego can now
locate their dream vacation within a few simple clicks at Travelocity.

The new site, featured at, is the
result of a marketing collaboration forged between Travelocity and the
San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau intended to provide expanded
travel information, increased booking options and exclusive travel
promotions for fall and winter 2005.

In addition to specialized deals and travel information,
Travelocity is rolling out the site with the “Kick-Back Funky Free
Fall Days” promotion. Buy three nights or more at one of San Diego’s
15 participating hotels now through Dec. 30, 2005, on Travelocity and
travel by Jan. 31, 2006 to receive two free tickets to leading area
attractions including:

    --  SeaWorld San Diego

    --  Hornblower Cruises and Events

    --  San Diego Natural History Museum

    --  San Diego Automotive Museum

    --  USS Midway/San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum

    --  Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

    --  San Diego Model Railroad Museum

“Relationships such as this allow us to focus on key destinations,
providing customers with comprehensive travel information and
exclusive money saving deals,” said Ross Mantione, vice president of
partner marketing for Travelocity. “We make it a priority to be our
customers’ champion by providing industry-leading deals, focusing our
corporate culture on being a leader in customer service and developing
traveler-centric relationships such as this one. We want to be the
agent that travelers know they can rely on from the start of the
booking process to when they return home.”

“Tourism is San Diego’s third largest industry, drawing in more
than 27 million visitors last year alone,” said Reint Reinders,
president and CEO of the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau.
“Through this relationship we will better serve these millions of
travelers by raising awareness of San Diego’s attractions and
providing exclusive travel deals to get them here. This is a great
opportunity for us and we look forward to growing our relationship
with Travelocity moving forward.”

For more information on the Kick-Back Funky Free Fall Days
promotion, 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 San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau

The San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau (ConVis) promotes and
markets the greater San Diego region as a vacation destination and
convention site. More than 27 million visitors from throughout the
United States and around the world came to San Diego in 2004. ConVis
marketing and sales programs include advertising, marketing
promotions, public relations, travel industry sales, information
technology and internet business development, market intelligence,
hotel meetings sales and services, and community relations. The United
States’ seventh largest city, San Diego is consistently rated one of
the nation’s leading leisure vacation and meeting destinations. For
more information, visit the Bureau’s web site,

    CONTACT: Vollmer Public Relations
             Judy Haveson, 212-808-6541
             Sie Soheili, 972-488-4790

    SOURCE: Travelocity