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TicketsNow and Travelocity Offer Baseball Tickets as Part of Vacation Getaways in July

Alliance Provides Consumers One-Stop Shopping for Air, Hotel, Cars, and Event Tickets

Jul 5, 2006

 

TicketsNow, the world's leading online marketplace for premium event tickets, and Travelocity, one of the world's largest online travel agencies, have joined together to offer travelers access to first-class baseball tickets in select cities throughout the month of July.

"TicketsNow offers Travelocity consumers a safe and secure way to get tickets to baseball games as part of their July vacation getaways," said Mike Stein, Senior Vice President of Business Development & Ecommerce for TicketsNow. "We are delighted to be a part of the comprehensive travel planning that Travelocity provides and believe that we can help to make consumers' trips more memorable."

Travelocity customers planning a trip to New York, Los Angeles, or Chicago in July will have instant access to some of the most sought-after tickets to more than 240 Major League Baseball games, including the 2006 MLB All-Star Game. Whether it's to see the Yankees or Mets; Dodgers or Angels; or White Sox or Cubs, fans will be able to pick from an extensive inventory of tickets.

"As people plan trips this summer, Travelocity is giving them a way to include activities with their travel, like hitting some of the most famous baseball parks," said Bryan Saltzburg, Vice President of Leisure Businesses for Travelocity. "TicketsNow is the perfect company to partner with because their depth and breadth of tickets will ensure that our consumers have an unmatched experience."

For more information about these vacation getaways in July and the baseball tickets that are available, visit http://www.travelocity.com/.

"Major League Baseball," "MLB," "All-Star Game," "Yankees," "Mets," "Dodgers," "Angels," "White Sox," and "Cubs" are trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing in this press release should be construed as any affiliation between such trademark owners and Travelocity or TicketsNow or a sponsorship by such trademark owners of Travelocity or TicketsNow or any of their products or services.

About TicketsNow

Established in 1999, TicketsNow is the world's largest and most trusted marketplace for premium event tickets. More than 90% of all professional ticket agencies that list, buy, and sell secondary event tickets online utilize software developed by TicketsNow -- creating the most comprehensive database of secondary event tickets in the world. Named to the Inc. 500 index of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S., TicketsNow is a premium ticket provider for USA TODAY and AOL, a member of the Better Business Bureau, and a founding member of the NATB, which promotes the highest level of ethics in the secondary ticketing marketplace. For more information, visit http://www.ticketsnow.com/.

About Travelocity

Travelocity(R) is committed to being the traveler's champion -- before, during and after the trip and works hand-in-hand with the world's most reputable travel providers so that everything about a customer's booking will be right. And if it's not, Travelocity guarantees that it will work with its partners to make it right, right away. This customer-driven focus, backed by live 24/7 phone support, great prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity the fifth largest travel agency in the U.S. -- booking $4.9 billion in travel in 2004. Based in Southlake, Texas, Travelocity also owns and operates Travelocity Business(SM), Travelocity Europe and lastminute.com, making it the leader in online travel in Europe. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation , a world leader in travel commerce.

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