Agentware Signs E-Travco as Low Fare Data Service Customer

AgentWare, a provider of Web fare search technology to the travel industry announced that
e-Travco, provider of consumer related technology to travel
agencies, is licensing AgentWare`s low fare data service for inclusion in
its TownTravelSite and ProfitCenter products. 
Caption: Les
Ottolenghi, President and CEO of AgentWare

The inclusion of the
AgentWare data service into these products will greatly enhance the
functionality being offered by agencies deploying the solution to improve
customer retention and service.  Implemented as a Web Service, AgentWare`s
low fare search data service allows for rapid deployment of a loosely
coupled yet robust service oriented application.  Travel agency customers of
e-Travco will now be able to offer their traveler customers access to the
power of the AgentWare low fare search capabilities.

“AgentWare is the clear leader in the web fare search and booking market,
and e-Travco customers will enjoy the benefits of having a comprehensive web
fare search tool integrated into their ProfitCenter and TownTravelSite
enabled web sites” states Brent Pasquinelli President and CEO of e-Travco.
“In addition to the comprehensive nature of AgentWare`s web fare search,
they are able to quickly and easily provide access to the data service.”

“e-Travco provides a strong product offering for agencies that are looking
to augment customer service via a “clicks and bricks” strategy, states Les
, President and CEO of AgentWare.  “With e-Travco, AgentWare is
able to get rapid distribution to a new set of over 100 agencies, which
obviously interests our supplier partners.”

e-Travco Inc. is a travel services company offering local travel agencies
technology and profitability solutions. The Company`s “community-based”
consumer Town TravelSites are marketed and backed by local agencies. For a
fraction of in-house development costs, e-Travco`s local town sites give
agencies tools to retain customers while increasing their revenues. A
complementary agent`s-only ProfitCenter website, full featured reservation
system, travel packages, and online consolidators build value and profits
for agency customers.

Implemented as a Web Service, AgentWare`s low fare search data service
provides real-time access to web fares from relevant Internet vendor
sources.  Fare results are transmitted to target applications via SOAP/XML
messages to increase scalability and decrease implementation/integration
time.  With the introduction of the data service, AgentWare continues to
expand the ways in which web fare search capabilities are accessible.


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