“TicketNetwork Direct Partners with Orbitz to Distribute Event Tickets”
Vernon, CT (TicketNetwork) July 25, 2008 – TicketNetwork, a leading source for the ticket industry’s most comprehensive inventory, today announced that Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) has partnered with TicketNetwork Direct to provide Orbitz customers with the option to buy tickets to events in conjunction with airline, car rental or hotel stays (http://tickets.orbitz.com).
Consumers visiting Orbitz.com will have direct access to TicketNetwork’s event inventory, and can easily find tickets to premier events by clicking on the activities tab located alongside Orbitz.com’s hotel, flight, cruise and vacation package search and booking tools.
“We are pleased to work with a leader in the online travel industry,” said Don Vaccaro, CEO, TicketNetwork.com. “Orbitz customers will be extremely satisfied with the white glove treatment they will receive upon purchasing tickets to highly sought-after concerts, theater and sporting events. Not only will the price match their travel budget, but the extensive inventory, quality of the seats and the guarantees that accompany the ticket purchases are exactly what consumers come to expect with Orbitz,” Vaccaro added.
The distribution deal follows a similar arrangement signed earlier in 2007 with another Orbitz Worldwide brand, Cheaptickets.com (http://tickets.cheaptickets.com).
About TicketNetwork Direct
TicketNetwork Direct powers web sites with seamless access to the ticketing industry’s largest inventory for popular local performances, shows, concerts and sporting events at competitive prices. TicketNetwork Direct enhances the ticket offerings of partner websites at a critical stage in the purchase process, when sports fans, tourists and locals are actively seeking information.
TicketNetwork is the leading source for the most comprehensive selection of tickets at competitive prices. It is the world’s leading provider of real-time ticket inventory and sells sought after tickets to concert, sporting, and theater events through North America. TicketNetwork’s inventory includes more than $ 1 billion in tickets to 72,000 events worldwide. TicketNetwork’s properties include: TicketLiquidator.com, TicketNetwork Direct, TicketNews, Ticket Summit and TicketNetwork point-of-sale solutions.
TicketNetwork.com was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vernon, Connecticut. For more information, visit TicketNetwork.com.
About Orbitz Worldwide
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is a leading global online travel company that uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to research, plan and book a broad range of travel products. Orbitz Worldwide owns and operates a portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz (Orbitz.com), CheapTickets (Cheaptickets.com), ebookers (ebookers), HotelClub (HotelClub), RatesToGo (RatesToGo), the Away Network (Away Network) and corporate travel brand Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com/ rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”>Orbitz for Business). For more information on how your company can partner with Orbitz Worldwide, visit Orbitz Worldwide.
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