Communicate.com Partners With Resort Reservations Network to Launch Premier Travel Booking Service at Vancouver.com

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Communicate.com Inc.

    SEATTLE and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 4 /PRNewswire/ --
 Communicate.com Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board:   CMNN) announced today that it has
 formed a partnership with Resort Reservations Network to launch and operate a
 premier vacation planning and online reservation service for Vancouver, B.C.
 at Vancouver.com. Resort Reservations Network is a division of
 Intrawest Corporation (NYSE:   IDR; TSE: ITW) and operates a central
 reservations destination vacation company.
     By combining proprietary travel web technology and networked call center
 management, Vancouver.com will offer choice, selection and comparison to the
 Vancouver destination traveler. Resort Reservations Network's unique expertise
 and methodology has been proven explosively successful in Whistler, B.C.
 (www.whistlerblackcomb.com), Mont Tremblant, Quebec (www.tremblant.com),
 Summit County, Colorado (colorado.rezrez.com) and other popular destinations.
     Under the conditions of the long-term agreement Resort Reservations
 Network will develop Vancouver.com and Communicate will share in the revenues
 generated from the new travel venture. The Vancouver.com site will offer
 real-time availability and pricing for accommodations, activities,
 attractions, events, car rentals, ground transportation, cruise packages and
 discounted airfares. Resort Reservations intends to extend its knowledge,
 experience and technology to bring new incremental business into the Vancouver
 travel and tourism market, presently valued at approximately (CDN)$6.2 billion
 per year.
     "We have a demonstrated record of reaching attractive travel markets
 through our various visibility programs and offerings," said Erik Austin,
 Resort Reservations Network's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "With
 Intrawest behind us all the way, we are offering the world a new destination
 from the most natural address:  Vancouver.com. We refine and simplify the
 overall process of one-stop shopping, by matching consumer needs with travel
 products using the most effective tools and systems developed in the
 business."
     "Vancouver is our backyard and our local knowledge married with an
 outstanding online travel channel at Vancouver.com will give visitors
 everything they need to know about our great city," said Resort Reservations
 President, Stan Sprenger. "And local travel operators will see results beyond
 expectations."
     Marketing and packaging will play a prominent role in the venture.
 Vancouver hotel and travel partners will be able to participate in
 cost-effective programs designed to reach destination travelers by taking
 advantage of existing image efforts and Resort Reservations' online and
 offline co-op marketing initiatives.
     Developing Vancouver.com and operating it as a quality online property has
 been a priority for Communicate's management group. "In working with Resort
 Reservations, we have partnered with the best team out there to make
 Vancouver.com a travel and commercial success," said Communicate President,
 Graham Heal. "Vancouver was just named the world's best city according to the
 world's largest recruiting firm, William Mercer, and the web domain
 Vancouver.com seemed to be a critical marketing tool necessary to ensure the
 world finds, arrives at and enjoys this great destination. We are proud to
 turn over the reins to the Resort Reservations' team that will transform
 Vancouver.com into a world-class travel resource and service that ultimately
 drives tens of millions of dollars in bookings annually."
 
     About Resort Reservations Network
     Resort Reservations Network, a division of Intrawest Corporation, operates
 a central reservations destination vacation company. By combining proprietary
 travel web technology and networked call center management, Vancouver.com will
 offer choice, selection and comparison to the Vancouver destination traveler.
 Resort Reservations Network's unique expertise and methodology has been proven
 explosively successful in Whistler, B.C. (www.whistlerblackcomb.com), Mont
 Tremblant, Quebec (www.tremblant.com), Summit County, Colorado
 (colorado.rezrez.com) and other popular destinations.
     From its headquarters and technical hub in North Vancouver, Canada, Resort
 Reservations has grown to over 100 dedicated personnel with a deep and broad
 knowledge of integrated travel services.
 
     About Communicate.com
     Communicate, through its majority-owned subsidiary, Communicate.com Inc.
 (Alberta), has assembled a roster of more than 30 intuitive, generic domains
 including Makeup.com, Boxing.com and Automobile.com into a network of online
 businesses, with strong, qualified strategic partners.
     Communicate capitalizes on the network of generic domain names' ability to
 intuitively attract customers to their pre-established brand. Communicate
 enables its strategic partners to participate in e-commerce much faster and
 more cost effectively than if building an e-brand from scratch. Communicate's
 business model creates a platform from which to build multiple revenue streams
 including e-commerce, data mining and sponsorships/advertising.
     For more information, visit www.communicate.com or contact Communicate.com
 at 800-645-9251 or by e-mail at ir@communicate.com.
     This press release contains statements that may constitute
 "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933
 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities
 Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include comments regarding the
 ability and anticipated timing for the company to achieve profitability, the
 expected results or success of particular programs or undertakings and the
 future rate of growth of Communicate.com. Prospective investors are cautioned
 that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
 performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ
 materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements.
 Important factors currently known to management that could cause actual
 results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include,
 without limitation, fluctuation of the company's operating results, the
 ability to compete successfully, the ability of the company to maintain
 current client relationships and attract new ones, and the ability to
 integrate acquired companies. For additional factors that may cause actual
 results to differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking
 statements, please see the "Risk Factors" described in the company's filings
 on file with the SEC, which Risk Factors are incorporated herein as though
 fully set forth. The company undertakes no obligation to update or revise
 forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of
 unanticipated events or changes to future operating results.
 
 

SOURCE Communicate.com Inc.
    SEATTLE and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 4 /PRNewswire/ --
 Communicate.com Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board:   CMNN) announced today that it has
 formed a partnership with Resort Reservations Network to launch and operate a
 premier vacation planning and online reservation service for Vancouver, B.C.
 at Vancouver.com. Resort Reservations Network is a division of
 Intrawest Corporation (NYSE:   IDR; TSE: ITW) and operates a central
 reservations destination vacation company.
     By combining proprietary travel web technology and networked call center
 management, Vancouver.com will offer choice, selection and comparison to the
 Vancouver destination traveler. Resort Reservations Network's unique expertise
 and methodology has been proven explosively successful in Whistler, B.C.
 (www.whistlerblackcomb.com), Mont Tremblant, Quebec (www.tremblant.com),
 Summit County, Colorado (colorado.rezrez.com) and other popular destinations.
     Under the conditions of the long-term agreement Resort Reservations
 Network will develop Vancouver.com and Communicate will share in the revenues
 generated from the new travel venture. The Vancouver.com site will offer
 real-time availability and pricing for accommodations, activities,
 attractions, events, car rentals, ground transportation, cruise packages and
 discounted airfares. Resort Reservations intends to extend its knowledge,
 experience and technology to bring new incremental business into the Vancouver
 travel and tourism market, presently valued at approximately (CDN)$6.2 billion
 per year.
     "We have a demonstrated record of reaching attractive travel markets
 through our various visibility programs and offerings," said Erik Austin,
 Resort Reservations Network's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "With
 Intrawest behind us all the way, we are offering the world a new destination
 from the most natural address:  Vancouver.com. We refine and simplify the
 overall process of one-stop shopping, by matching consumer needs with travel
 products using the most effective tools and systems developed in the
 business."
     "Vancouver is our backyard and our local knowledge married with an
 outstanding online travel channel at Vancouver.com will give visitors
 everything they need to know about our great city," said Resort Reservations
 President, Stan Sprenger. "And local travel operators will see results beyond
 expectations."
     Marketing and packaging will play a prominent role in the venture.
 Vancouver hotel and travel partners will be able to participate in
 cost-effective programs designed to reach destination travelers by taking
 advantage of existing image efforts and Resort Reservations' online and
 offline co-op marketing initiatives.
     Developing Vancouver.com and operating it as a quality online property has
 been a priority for Communicate's management group. "In working with Resort
 Reservations, we have partnered with the best team out there to make
 Vancouver.com a travel and commercial success," said Communicate President,
 Graham Heal. "Vancouver was just named the world's best city according to the
 world's largest recruiting firm, William Mercer, and the web domain
 Vancouver.com seemed to be a critical marketing tool necessary to ensure the
 world finds, arrives at and enjoys this great destination. We are proud to
 turn over the reins to the Resort Reservations' team that will transform
 Vancouver.com into a world-class travel resource and service that ultimately
 drives tens of millions of dollars in bookings annually."
 
     About Resort Reservations Network
     Resort Reservations Network, a division of Intrawest Corporation, operates
 a central reservations destination vacation company. By combining proprietary
 travel web technology and networked call center management, Vancouver.com will
 offer choice, selection and comparison to the Vancouver destination traveler.
 Resort Reservations Network's unique expertise and methodology has been proven
 explosively successful in Whistler, B.C. (www.whistlerblackcomb.com), Mont
 Tremblant, Quebec (www.tremblant.com), Summit County, Colorado
 (colorado.rezrez.com) and other popular destinations.
     From its headquarters and technical hub in North Vancouver, Canada, Resort
 Reservations has grown to over 100 dedicated personnel with a deep and broad
 knowledge of integrated travel services.
 
     About Communicate.com
     Communicate, through its majority-owned subsidiary, Communicate.com Inc.
 (Alberta), has assembled a roster of more than 30 intuitive, generic domains
 including Makeup.com, Boxing.com and Automobile.com into a network of online
 businesses, with strong, qualified strategic partners.
     Communicate capitalizes on the network of generic domain names' ability to
 intuitively attract customers to their pre-established brand. Communicate
 enables its strategic partners to participate in e-commerce much faster and
 more cost effectively than if building an e-brand from scratch. Communicate's
 business model creates a platform from which to build multiple revenue streams
 including e-commerce, data mining and sponsorships/advertising.
     For more information, visit www.communicate.com or contact Communicate.com
 at 800-645-9251 or by e-mail at ir@communicate.com.
     This press release contains statements that may constitute
 "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933
 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities
 Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include comments regarding the
 ability and anticipated timing for the company to achieve profitability, the
 expected results or success of particular programs or undertakings and the
 future rate of growth of Communicate.com. Prospective investors are cautioned
 that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
 performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ
 materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements.
 Important factors currently known to management that could cause actual
 results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include,
 without limitation, fluctuation of the company's operating results, the
 ability to compete successfully, the ability of the company to maintain
 current client relationships and attract new ones, and the ability to
 integrate acquired companies. For additional factors that may cause actual
 results to differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking
 statements, please see the "Risk Factors" described in the company's filings
 on file with the SEC, which Risk Factors are incorporated herein as though
 fully set forth. The company undertakes no obligation to update or revise
 forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of
 unanticipated events or changes to future operating results.
 
 SOURCE  Communicate.com Inc.