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Walt Disney World Theme Park Tickets Latest Addition to Travelocity’s TotalTrip Dynamic Packaging Shopping Engine; Tickets to the World’s Most Popular Vacation Destination Now Available on Travelocity, Completing Disney TotalTrip Offering

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 15, 2005–Travelocity(R) has expanded its longstanding relationship with the world’s most popular vacation destination and now offers consumers easy access to Magic Your Way Tickets for all Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando through Travelocity’s dynamic flight+hotel+travel extras TotalTrip(SM) shopping engine.

“Disney’s Magic Your Way Tickets fully complete our TotalTrip Disney package and offer Orlando travelers the easiest way to book a Disney vacation, including airfare, hotel, rental car, airport transfers and discounted theme park tickets in a one-stop shopping process,” said Bryan Saltzburg, vice president of packaging and cruises for Travelocity. “These additions truly complement our current offerings from Disney, including 10 on-site Walt Disney World Resort hotels in Orlando and Disneyland Resort theme park ticket packages in Anaheim, California.”

In addition to a variety of ticket lengths and add-ons to Disney theme parks, Travelocity continues to offer hotel options at 10 of Disney’s on-site hotels, including Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Polynesian Resort and Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. Benefits of staying at a Disney resort include more time in the parks with Extra Magic Hours and more convenient transportation (including Disney’s Magical Express – Disney’s airport shuttle, luggage delivery and airline check-in service that begins May 5).

Tickets to the Walt Disney World’s four theme parks may be combined as part of a package with one of Disney’s on-site hotels or another Orlando hotel available through TotalTrip, and Disney theme park tickets may also be purchased as a TotalTrip Travel Extra for travelers visiting Daytona Beach or Tampa, Fla.

“We are very excited about our continued relationship with Travelocity,” said Ed Fouche, Senior Vice President of Travel Industry Sales and Marketing for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “The addition of Disney’s Magic Your Way Tickets to Travelocity’s TotalTrip shopping engine significantly enhances the options for travelers and gives them the opportunity to book the specific Walt Disney World experience they’re looking for.”

Sample Travelocity TotalTrip offerings to Disney World include:

                                                   TotalTrip Price,
                                                   including airfare,
                                                   lodging, airport
                                                   transfers and theme
    Origin City             Disney Resort          park tickets (a)
--------------------  --------------------------- -------------------
Boston                Disney's All Star Sports
                      Resort (Three stars)                   $541.91
--------------------  --------------------------- -------------------
New York - LaGuardia  Disney's Caribbean Beach
                      Resort (Three stars)                   $609.06
--------------------  --------------------------- -------------------
Atlanta               Disney's Wilderness Lodge
                      (Three stars)                          $832.35
--------------------  --------------------------- -------------------
Detroit               Disney's Grand Floridian
                      Resort and Spa (Four stars)          $1,089.54
--------------------  --------------------------- -------------------
    (a) Prices are in USD for one person based on two adults and one
        child and include roundtrip airfare, four nights lodging at
        Disney World hotel, Mears airport transfers, and four-day-base
        ticket for admission to any Disney World theme park and
        recovery taxes. Sample prices gathered on March 2, 2005 for
        travel April 7-11, 2005. Travelocity's real-time dynamic
        Flight + Hotel packaging engine is constantly updating prices
        and availability. Please check pricing and availability for
        your travel dates and departure city.

To create a TotalTrip with Walt Disney World theme park tickets, simply click the “Flight + Hotel” option directly from the Travelocity homepage or the Vacations tab. Once customers have chosen their flight and hotel options, they are then presented the services and other activities available to them in that select destination. Added flexibility gives customers the ability to choose as many attractions tickets as they would like in case in-town friends and/or relatives wish to share in their experiences. And, Disney’s Magic Your Way Tickets can be booked as close as three days prior to arrival.

As always, travelers to hundreds of TotalTrip destinations can enjoy a wide variety of other enticing Travel Extras such as Hawaiian luaus, New York City Showbiz Insider Tours, Ripley’s Believe it or Not in New Orleans, ski lift tickets, tickets to Cirque de Soleil shows Zumanity and Mystere in Las Vegas, and shopping excursions in Denver, Scottsdale, Ariz., and other major U.S. cities to complement their TotalTrip itinerary.

TotalTrip travelers visiting international destinations can also choose from Travel Extras such as city passes for VIP access to select London attractions, sunset dinner cruises and snorkeling adventures in destinations including the Caymans and Aruba as well as airport transportation available throughout Mexico and the Caribbean.

About Travelocity

Travelocity’s industry-leading technology and straight-talking, honest information help travelers take more rewarding and affordable trips. With millions of registered users and booking $4.9 billion of travel in 2004, Travelocity(R) negotiates thousands of low-priced deals with the world’s most reputable travel providers – top airlines, hotels, car rental companies, cruise lines, and other destination attractions and services. Additionally, Travelocity offers deeply-discounted rates for weekend getaways and dynamic packages through its Last Minute Deals and TotalTrip(SM) shopping engines, and provides customer service support over the phone 24 hours a day. Based in Southlake, Texas, Travelocity also operates Travelocity Business(SM) for corporate customers, powers international travel Web sites in eight languages, and has been recognized for its consumer advocacy and global leadership in online travel. More information about Travelocity is available at www.travelocity.com. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE:TSG), a world leader in travel commerce. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at www.sabre-holdings.com.

             Judy Haveson, 212-554-7425
             Mary Kate Smither, 972-488-4790

    SOURCE: Travelocity

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