Affinity International Travel Systems, Inc. and Juno Online Services, Inc. announced an agreement today to provide leisure travel product, travel content, and fulfillment services to Juno`s millions of subscribers.
With 3.7 million active subscribers in September, Juno is the nation`s third-largest provider of dial-up Internet services, after AOL and EarthLink.
Under the terms of the agreement, Affinity will be the featured vacation travel partner on Juno`s Travel Channel, located on its Web portal site (www.juno.com
). In addition, Affinity will deploy its next-generation booking engine, built by Datalex, for Juno subscribers wishing to reserve airline tickets, car rentals, and hotel accommodations online. Affinity`s leisure travel products will also be promoted to Juno users through pop-up, interstitial, and banner ads.
“Juno`s commitment to providing the highest level of service and selection to its subscribers speaks directly to its success as a leading provider of Internet access,” said Dan Brandano, CEO of Affinity International Travel Systems. “We are pleased to have such an outstanding partner.”
“Affinity not only has a terrific record at handling travel and travel-related services in an online environment, they also have a keen appreciation for how technology can be leveraged to provide maximum value to the end user,” said Leelilia Strogov, Juno`s senior vice president for business development. “We think their offerings will represent a very valuable addition to the services we provide to our users.”