Thousands Of Vacation Specials; Hundreds Of Destinations; A Growing Number Of Local Travel Agencies;

14th May 2001

Most Canadians only get one vacation a year, and they want to make sure they`re doing it right.
Being able to purchase through a known and trusted source is important, especially if you`re planning a honeymoon, you require a special vegetarian airline meal, or your child is travelling unaccompanied for the first time to visit her grandparents. When it comes to travel, a complex product, why wouldn`t Canadians go to someone they trust - their local travel agent?
Through, travel consumers can enjoy the benefits of having a professional take care of all their travel needs. Canadians can search, with a database of over 6,000 vacation specials, and find a local travel agent who can provide professional advice and fulfill the purchase transaction. Canadians have the convenience of searching online but the security and reassurance of booking from a `brick and mortar` site.
With summer soon upon us, travel agencies are gearing up for a busy season, and is a great way for travel agencies to diversify their marketing strategies, realize the benefits of the online environment, and promote their summertime `Great Deals` to local travel consumers. is currently marketing in the Kitchener/Waterloo region (Canada`s Technology Triangle), will enter the Toronto market in a few weeks, and will continue to market to the remaining 12 key areas in Canada thereafter. Throughout the summer, the company will be marketing to travel consumers, travel agencies and suppliers simultaneously.
Travel agencies in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec have already signed on with, and it is expected that more travel agencies will join the system throughout the summer as continues its Canada-wide marketing campaign.
The online marketing services offered by present tremendous opportunities for travel agencies to thrive in an Internet-driven consumer market, while utilizing a company that fully appreciates the value of travel agents. The creators of know that travel is a complex purchase and they recognize that despite the allure of the Internet, people still prefer to book with a local travel agent.
Travel agents who are interested in can log onto the consumer site:
and can view a flash demonstration of the services. Travel agencies are given customized webpages that they can edit using their password-protected `Agency Login Manager`.


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