Reaches New Milestone

26th Aug 2003, ( the largest specialized provider of discount lodging worldwide, announced today it`s vacation rental division, now offers substantial savings, as much as 70 percent off published rates, at 1,000 vacation rental properties worldwide. provides travelers the best values in condominiums, villas and private-homes in more than 125 of the top vacation destinations throughout the U.S., Hawaii, Caribbean, Mexico and Europe. The milestone comes as celebrates its third anniversary.
“We have one of the most comprehensive, if not the best, online vacation rental programs in the travel industry,” stated Bob Diener president and co-founder of “ provides travelers with easy access to the highly fragmented condominium, villa and private-home rental market in many of the top vacation destinations worldwide. The vacation rental market is one of the fastest growing in the travel industry and has grown exponentially since its launch in August 2000. Our growth can be attributed to our breadth of accommodations, the substantial savings and availability we offer even during peak and holiday periods.”
A current sample of`s ( discounted rates includes a one-bedroom condominium at the Olde Gatlinburg Place in Gatlinburg, Tenn. From $85.95; a junior suite at the Point Pleasant Resort in St. Thomas from $99.95; a one bedroom suite at the Gulf Shores Surf and Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama from $65.95; a studio at the Citadines Barbican in London from $129.95.
About is the largest specialized provider of discount lodging worldwide, providing service through its own websites (including and others), more than 36,000 affiliated websites, and its toll-free call centers (1-800-2-HOTELS). provides accommodations to travelers at over 8,000 properties in more than 360 markets in North America, Europe, the Caribbean and Asia. The company offers a one-stop shopping source for hotel pricing, amenities and availability, and also specializes in providing travelers with accommodations for sold-out periods. is an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).




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