GoCruiseDirect.com and VOLANDO.com Announce Partnership to Offer Real-time Cruise Booking System to

Miami Lakes, Florida, GoCruiseDirect.com, the leading Web- based cruise distribution technology company, and VOLANDO.com, the premier Spanish and Portuguese travel website aimed at leisure travelers and business entrepreneurs, announced today a strategic partnership agreement. This partnership includes a joint marketing agreement as well as the integration of GoCruiseDirect.com CruisePath Network cruise distribution products to the VOLANDO.com portal to target the Latin American Market.
This partnership provides VOLANDO.com and its local partners, leading travel agencies in Latin America, exclusive rights to CruisePath Network’s CruisePro product. The inclusion of CruisePro will power VOLANDO.com with real-time, Internet-based cruise booking system enabling customers to book and purchase their preferred cruise option from a network that includes eight of the world’s leading cruise lines.
“We’ve been searching for the right partner to help us enter the fast- growing Latin America market for our cruise distribution products, and we have been impressed with the business strategies and management team of VOLANDO.com,” said Jason K. Rice, GoCruiseDirect.com Vice President of Marketing and Sales. “VOLANDO.com offers the right mix of new Internet based travel technology combined with a traditional brick and mortar travel agency network and we’re proud to partner with them,” Rice said.
“Our goal in VOLANDO.com is to provide consumers with a superior personalized and easy-to-use travel planning experience, where consumers can find the greatest variety of travel products and services on-line at the best prices,” said Federico Serrano, Vice President of Operations of VOLANDO.com. “VOLANDO.com consumers will be the first in Latin America to have real-time access to information and purchase cruises on-line through the GoCruiseDirect.com technology,” Mr. Serrano added.