Donates All Commissions to New York Firefighters

21st Jan 2002, a leading site for economical leisure travel, announced today continued donation efforts to
the New York Firefighters through the launch of

The site will offer`s complete
inventory of air, hotels, car rentals, vacation packages, and cruises,with all the commissions generated through the site donated to the
International Association of Firefighters (IAFF). To make a contribution,
consumers may purchase any travel product online, and will
contribute all commissions to the IAFF.

Immediately following the terrorist attacks, announced plans
to donate 10% of its earnings for a month to the IAFF. The donation, along
with local ribbon drives, raised over $25,000 for the New York Chapter of
the IAFF, the rescue department hardest hit by the terrorist attacks.

“ is an effort to provide an ongoing forum for giving,” states
Michael Thomas, president and CEO of “The travel industry
has significantly rebounded since the terrorist attacks of September 11,
and most people are welcoming the chance to return to travel as usual.
Now, when they book their airline tickets, hotel rooms, complete vacation
packages or cruises, they can make a significant contribution to the IAFF,
without paying any more than they otherwise would.” was set up through the Partner Program, which
offers web sites a way to increase earning potential through the
integration of travel - the Internet`s largest category for online


“The Partner Program provided a simple way to create an
ongoing fundraiser for the firefighters,” states Jimmy Russell, founder of “Consumers have a way to help out anytime of year, whenever they
purchase travel. They have access to all the same inventory and booking
engines as on the site, except through, all
commissions are donated.”

If your organization or company would like more information about the Partner Program, either for profit, or not-for-profit
purposes, call 1-800-901-0600 ext 101,



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