Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq: TVLY), the leading travel Web site, announced today an online marketing partnership with Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL).
Through this agreement, Travelocity.com will provide its members with travel deals on Continental including great fares and marketing programs such as joint promotions, advertising and e-mail campaigns for the airline through its Web site.
“This agreement establishes a long-term, mutually beneficial marketing relationship between Travelocity.com and Continental Airlines,” said Terry Jones, president and chief executive officer for Travelocity.com. “Partnering with Continental lays the groundwork for strong revenue and profit growth in 2002 and gives our members more opportunities to take advantage of great travel deals.”
“We view Travelocity as a valued online distribution partner,” said Bonnie Reitz, Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Continental Airlines. “The combination of Travelocity`s reach of more than 30 million members and Continental`s scope of service will make it easier than ever for travelers to take advantage of our great offerings.”
Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq: TVLY), a database-driven travel marketing and transaction company, provides Internet and wireless reservations information for more than 700 airlines, more than 50,000 hotels and more than 50 car rental companies. In addition, Travelocity.com offers more than 6,500 vacation packages, tour and cruise departures and a vast database of destination and interest information. Travelocity.com employs more than 1,000 customer service professionals, has sold more than 19 million airline tickets and has registered more than 30 million members.
About Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines is the fifth largest airline in the U.S., offering more than 1,900 departures daily to 122 domestic and 89 international destinations. Operating hubs in Newark, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, Continental serves more international cities than any other U.S. carrier, including extensive service throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit continental.com .