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OpenTravel Alliance Announces 2005 Advisory Foru

The OpenTravel Alliance
announced today that conference registration has opened for the 2005
Advisory Forum which is being held at the InterContinental Hotel in Dallas
on May 3-4. The theme for the 2005 Advisory Forum is The Blueprint for
Innovation and Implementation. “As the OTA concludes its five year anniversary, we will focus on two key
areas. First, how the OTA is empowering and setting the path for travel
companies to deliver new and innovative features, which will benefit the
end- consumer immediately as well as delivering the roadmap and
specifications to enable new and emerging opportunities within travel.
Second, we will focus on how the specification is being implemented,
including case studies, both within the individual travel verticals as
well as some of the newer, cross- sector integrations currently under way.
We are pleased to once again offer various perspectives from the leading
travel technology companies and thought leaders,” said Mike Kistner, OTA
chair and senior vice president of Pegasus Solutions.

Conference Registration (deadline is April 29, 2005) is available online
at: Registration for the conference is USD
$350.00 for OTA members and $450.00 for non-members. The fee provides
access to conference sessions and special events. The 2005 OTA Advisory
Forum Web site contains more information on sponsorships, sessions,
speakers and additional conference information.

This year’s OTA Advisory Forum will be held in conjunction with
PhoCusWright’s TRAVDEX conference—also being held at the
Intercontinental Hotel in Dallas on the same dates.