Hotel Reservations Network CFO to Present at Technology Conference

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Hotel Reservations Network

    DALLAS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel Reservations Network
 (Nasdaq:   ROOM), the leading provider of discount hotel rooms worldwide, today
 announced that Mel Robinson, Chief Financial and Strategic Officer, will be
 presenting at the 29th annual JP Morgan H&Q Technology Conference today at
 3:00 p.m. PDT in San Francisco, California.  A live broadcast and subsequent
 replay of the presentation will be available through the JP Morgan H&Q website
 at http://www.jpmhq.com/events .
     Robinson will review highlights of the company's record first quarter
 results, which were released on April 23.  These highlights included first
 quarter net revenue growth of 91 percent and EBITDA growth of 94 percent.  He
 will also review management's revenue, EBITDA and cash EPS guidance issued in
 last week's earnings release.
     Robinson will also provide an overview of the company's successful
 operating model, which has driven 94 percent compound annual growth in
 revenues from 1996 to 2000 as well as expansion of the company's reach from
 15 cities at the end of 1996 to 135 cities at March 31, 2001.
     Hotel Reservations Network, a majority-owned subsidiary of USA Networks,
 Inc.'s (Nasdaq:   USAI) Information and Services unit, is the number one
 consolidator of discount hotel accommodations worldwide, providing service
 through its own websites ( www.180096hotel.com , www.hoteldiscount.com ,
 www.condosaver.com and www.travelnow.com ), more than 18,600 affiliated
 websites, and several toll-free call centers (1-800-96HOTEL).  HRN provides
 travelers with a one-stop shopping source for hotel pricing, amenities and
 availability.  HRN also specializes in providing travelers with accommodations
 for sold-out periods in major cities.
 
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SOURCE Hotel Reservations Network
    DALLAS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel Reservations Network
 (Nasdaq:   ROOM), the leading provider of discount hotel rooms worldwide, today
 announced that Mel Robinson, Chief Financial and Strategic Officer, will be
 presenting at the 29th annual JP Morgan H&Q Technology Conference today at
 3:00 p.m. PDT in San Francisco, California.  A live broadcast and subsequent
 replay of the presentation will be available through the JP Morgan H&Q website
 at http://www.jpmhq.com/events .
     Robinson will review highlights of the company's record first quarter
 results, which were released on April 23.  These highlights included first
 quarter net revenue growth of 91 percent and EBITDA growth of 94 percent.  He
 will also review management's revenue, EBITDA and cash EPS guidance issued in
 last week's earnings release.
     Robinson will also provide an overview of the company's successful
 operating model, which has driven 94 percent compound annual growth in
 revenues from 1996 to 2000 as well as expansion of the company's reach from
 15 cities at the end of 1996 to 135 cities at March 31, 2001.
     Hotel Reservations Network, a majority-owned subsidiary of USA Networks,
 Inc.'s (Nasdaq:   USAI) Information and Services unit, is the number one
 consolidator of discount hotel accommodations worldwide, providing service
 through its own websites ( www.180096hotel.com , www.hoteldiscount.com ,
 www.condosaver.com and www.travelnow.com ), more than 18,600 affiliated
 websites, and several toll-free call centers (1-800-96HOTEL).  HRN provides
 travelers with a one-stop shopping source for hotel pricing, amenities and
 availability.  HRN also specializes in providing travelers with accommodations
 for sold-out periods in major cities.
 
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