Rally Caparas Moves to Travelocity Business Team; Air Travel Expert to Provide Real-Time Flight Advice for Travelocity Business
FORT WORTH, Texas
Oct 15, 2003
Travelocity Business(TM), a full-service corporate travel management company offering business travelers average airfare savings of 26 percent and a unique 60-second service guarantee, is proud to announce the addition of expert air traffic spokesman Rally Caparas to its growing team. Caparas, the pioneer of real-time air traffic reports, is widely regarded as one of the nation's leading sources for expert analysis and news regarding current aviation- related incidents, airline events and travel advice.
With the addition of Caparas, Travelocity Business is set to offer unparalleled service to business travelers through up-to-the-minute, personalized air traffic updates. These updates will increase consumers' travel efficiency by saving them time and money, making Caparas an invaluable asset to business travelers. Caparas, who provides air traffic advice each weekday on Travelocity(R), CNN and CNN Headline News, will deliver updates and advice for Travelocity Business through the Internet, print, radio, nationwide networks and cable television.
During his 13 years as a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller and management specialist, Caparas was instrumental in the design and management of the national air traffic delay programs for the FAA and airlines. In addition, he spent three years as a NATO air traffic controller in England while serving in the U.S. Air Force.
"Rally has an incredible track record of accurately forecasting and reporting air traffic trends nationwide," said Ellen Keszler, president of Travelocity Business. "Our customers expect relevant and timely business travel information and this is one more way that we are able to meet their needs."
About Travelocity Business
A full-service corporate travel agency, Travelocity Business(TM) allows companies to plan, buy and manage their travel through its online and offline capabilities. Travelocity Business offers companies flexible and efficient services different from a brick-and-mortar travel agency through dedication to superior online capabilities and customer service agents guaranteed to be available in 60 seconds 24/7, as well as savings through flight deals, hotel discounts and service fee savings. Companies can realize an average savings of $142 per trip, including airfare savings averaging 26 percent per ticket and service fee savings of up to 84 percent. For more information, companies can visit www.travelocitybusiness.com .
Travelocity, a Sabre Holdings(TM) company, pioneered the online travel space and continues to be the most popular travel service on the Web, giving consumers access to hundreds of airlines, thousands of hotels and cruise, last-minute and vacations packages, and best-in-class car rental companies, all backed by 1,000 customer service representatives staffed to provide 24-hour assistance. With 40 million members, Travelocity is the sixth largest travel agency in the United States. It has been recognized worldwide for its leadership in the online travel space, and it operates or powers Web sites in five languages across four continents. Additional information about Travelocity can be found on the Web at http://www.travelocity.com/ .
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