ONLINE TRAVEL CONSUMERS HAVE ONE-STOP TRAVEL SHOP
SEATTLE - Online travel leader and cruise specialist Uniglobe.com Inc. (OTCBB:UGTRF and CDNX:UTO.B) has unveiled a new “Travel Shop” on its Web site with the goal of providing customers with convenient access to most everything they need before, during, and after their next business trip or vacation. The Travel Shop is accessible from the homepage of Uniglobe.com’s site or at http://shop.uniglobe.com.
“Our Travel Shop aids travelers in finding the products and services that complement their air, car, hotel and cruise arrangements. This is particularly beneficial to our customers who can now save time by not having to surf many different sites to book their dinner reservations, theater tickets, golf tee-off times, ground transport, etc. online,” said Christopher Charlwood, President of Uniglobe.com.
“Uniglobe will receive a commission or a fee from each partner as products and services are purchased by our customers. This is consistent with our plan to increase revenues without increasing our costs,” said Charlwood.
The Company has selected the following ten affiliate partners for the Travel Shop:
Opentable.com - a real-time restaurant reservation network that gives consumers online access to popular restaurants in many U.S. cities.
Ticketsnow.com - a full-service ticket broker on the Web offering sports, concert, opera, and theatre tickets.
thegolfer.com - an Internet-based golf reservation service which reserves tee times at courses throughout the world.
movietickets.com - a service offering movie tickets for sale at theaters operated by AMC Entertainment and National Amusements in the U.S. and by Famous Players in Canada.
ontheroad.com - a service for frequent business travelers providing upcoming city events and business information for top business destinations.
magellans.com - a service offering luggage, clothing, phone adapters and modem accessories, packing aids, and organizers.
amazon.com - a one-stop shop for destination guidebooks, literature, and atlases.
ebags.com - an online retailer of bags and accessories, including backpacks, carry-ons, computer cases, and handbags.
photoalley.com - a shop carrying camera equipment, film, and binoculars.
photoloft.com - a Web site that helps travelers create online photo albums after their vacations and share with their friends and families online.
Uniglobe.com Inc. (CDNX:UTO.B and OTCBB:UGTRF) is a full-service Internet travel site that specializes in cruises. The Company caters to leisure and business travelers offering direct access to air, car, hotel, and cruise bookings. Uniglobe.com customers are supported via e-mail, live-chat, and an 800 number connecting to live agents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Strategic partners include Expedia.com, Yahoo!, Lucent Technologies, Galileo International, DoubleClick, GetThere, Atevo, Travelzoo.com, Circles, Hotel Reservations Network, and inntopia.com. Its largest shareholder, Uniglobe Travel (International) Inc. is the world’s largest single brand travel franchise organization with 1,100 locations in more than 20 countries.