Hotel Reservations Network Changes Name to

26th Apr 2002

Hotel Reservations Network (NASDAQ: ROOM), the largest specialized provider of discount lodging worldwide, today announced that the Company is changing its name to, effective immediately.
The Company?fs new global brand name will now become its official company name. Its Class A common shares will continue to trade on NASDAQ under the stock symbol ROOM.

“There is extraordinary power in the name,?h stated Bob Diener
, president of
. ?gWe believe that over a relatively short period of time, the name will become a well-recognized consumer brand name. When people need discount hotel rooms, we expect that they will turn increasingly to


David Litman, chairman and CEO of added, ?gWe intend to fully utilize the strength of our new brand as a way to differentiate our company from the rest of the online travel sector. Our new company name,, underscores our position as the largest and most successful specialized provider of discount hotel accommodations worldwide.?h



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