Debuts Online Travel Web Site

1st Oct 2002, the newest entrant
in the online travel market, today launched a comprehensive one-stop travel
web site offering all free online members access to the lowest travel deals on
the Web—many of which are not available through other travel sites.

is also announcing today a multi-million dollar agreement
to acquire a majority interest in QIXO, a travel technology company that
gained national recognition through its existing web-based comparison engine
that searches 20 major airline and travel web sites simultaneously for the
lowest fares. Daniel Ko will continue as President & CEO of QIXO, which is
headquartered in San Francisco with locations in Korea and London.
“Our agreement to acquire the majority interest in QIXO will further
establish as a strong competitive force in the market,” said
Adam Gilmer, president, founder and CEO of  “Our combined
technology resources and our comprehensive menu of travel products will enable
us to provide the consumer significantly better value compared to most other
online travel sites.”
“The and QIXO union could not be more ideal for consumers
who have longed for a single source for their online travel planning,” Daniel
Ko added.  “Until now, travelers typically spent a considerable amount of time
visiting multiple travel web sites to compare the lowest fares, which is a
departure from what the spirit of the Internet is all about:  immediate access
to shop, plan and obtain information.”
Gilmer added:  “Given the state of the economy and the airline industry
today, more consumers and corporate travelers are turning to the web to book
their travel plans, continuing the fast growth of the online travel market.
Our mission is simple:  to provide consumers the lowest possible travel prices
all in one place, saving time and money for our customers.”`s web site offers consumers multiple booking options for
air, hotel and car rental pricing. No single air, hotel or car rental booking
engine can guarantee all the lowest fares or prices. Offering multiple,
real-time booking engine options from various established discount travel
providers provides customers with more options, greater savings
and discounts. In addition to its online travel programs,
provides toll-free phone number support with professional travel agents for
any type of travel reservation.
Moreover, has a private label marketing agreement with the
world`s largest seller of cruises, providing instant access to some of the
lowest cruise prices available online. also provides an
extensive worldwide listing of deeply discounted vacation packages and over
1,000,000 last-minute travel specials at any given time. For the more
adventurous, will soon offer Space Adventures that will allow
its free members to book Shuttle Launch Tours with an astronaut as host or go
on Zero-Gravity Flights, Edge of Space Flights, Sub-Orbital Space Flights and
much more.  These are once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities not offered by
any other major online travel membership program. also provides a comprehensive and extensive menu of helpful
information including travel tips, over 20,000 streaming destination videos,
weather reports, currency converter, travel insurance, health and medical
abroad, embassy listings, traveling with pets and much more.

  Indeed, has established marketing alliances with some of
the world`s top travel suppliers, accessing technology infrastructure and
resources costing more than $100 million to develop with over 4,500 support
staff.`s unique customer acquisition model offers a free 3-day,
2-night hotel vacation (redeemable at 21 destination cities in the U.S. and
Mexico) plus over $1,000 in travel savings vouchers to all free online
members. Registration is free. Membership is free.



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