ReserveAmerica Announces New Reservation Agreement With Good Sam Parks

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from ReserveAmerica

    TORONTO, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ReserveAmerica, a leading access point
 for outdoor recreation and one of the core businesses operated by Ticketmaster
 (Nasdaq:   TMCS), and the Good Sam Club, a division of Affinity Group Inc.,
 today announced the signing of an agreement whereby ReserveAmerica will be the
 preferred provider of camping reservation services to participating Good Sam
 Parks throughout the United States.
     ReserveAmerica will provide Good Sam Parks with state-of-the-art
 reservation technology allowing campers to book Good Sam Parks online through
 www.reserveamerica.com and toll-free call centers.  This partnership will
 create the opportunity for Good Sam's one million individual camping members
 and 1600 campgrounds & RV parks to become a part of the ReserveAmerica system.
     "We are pleased to add Good Sam Parks to our growing list of more than
 20 major partners and our first in the private camping sector," said Rob
 Manherz, president of ReserveAmerica.  "We look forward to demonstrating to
 Good Sam Parks the benefits ReserveAmerica will bring to their organization
 and to their campers."
     "This agreement demonstrates the Good Sam Club's commitment to improving
 the camping experience.  ReserveAmerica, through its multiple distribution
 platforms, including the Internet and phone is making the reservation process
 even easier for our campers, allowing improved access to our inventory," said
 Sue Bray, Executive Director of the Good Sam Club.  "As a leader in camping
 reservations, ReserveAmerica is a natural fit to provide camping reservation
 services to our members."
 
     About the Good Sam Club
     Established in 1966, the Good Sam Club is the world's largest RV owners'
 organization.  The one million member families receive discounts from
 1600 privately owned campgrounds, (Good Sam Parks), Highways, a members-only
 magazine, free trip routing, optional Emergency Road Service, and other
 benefits exclusively designed for RVers.
 
     About ReserveAmerica
     Founded in 1984, ReserveAmerica is a leading access point for outdoor
 recreation and one of the nation's leading campsite reservation service
 providers.  ReserveAmerica and its clients provide reservations to more than
 150,000 campsites in 43 states across America through the Internet
 (www.ReserveAmerica.com), call centers and on-site at the parks.  The Company
 processes nearly 3 million transactions each year and is one of the core
 businesses operated by Ticketmaster (Nasdaq:   TMCS).
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995
     This press release contains forward-looking statements about Ticketmaster
 (the "Company"), including statements concerning its future product plans.
 These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.  The
 Company's actual results could differ materially from these statements.  These
 forward-looking statements are based on the Company's expectations as of the
 date of this release and the Company undertakes no obligation to update these
 statements.  Among the risks and uncertainties that could adversely affect the
 Company's actual results are: that the Company may not realize the synergies
 and other intended benefits of the combination of Ticketmaster and
 Ticketmaster Online - Citysearch; that the Company may have difficulty
 overcoming problems associated with rapid expansion and growth; the dependence
 of the Company's business on entertainment, sporting and leisure events;
 quarterly fluctuations in the Company's revenues which could adversely affect
 the market price of the Company's stock; the risks of operating
 internationally; the dependence of the Company on its relationships with
 clients; the Company's future capital needs and the uncertainty of additional
 financing; the Company's dependence on key personnel and need to hire
 additional qualified personnel; control of the Company by USA Networks, Inc.;
 the potential for conflicts of interest between the Company and USA Networks,
 Inc.; the Company's need to continue to promote its brands; risks associated
 with competition; the Company's reliance on third party technology; network
 security risks; the Company's need to be able to adapt to rapid technological
 changes; liability associated with the information displayed or accessed on
 the Company's web sites; intellectual property infringement risks; risks
 associated with changing legal requirements on the Company's operations,
 including privacy concerns; litigation risks; the dilutive effect of future
 acquisitions; risks associated with the failure to maintain the Company's
 domain names; and the risk to its stock price associated with the Company's
 anti-takeover provisions. Investors are encouraged to read the risks and
 uncertainties detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
 
     Ticketmaster is the owner or licensee of its name and logo trademarks and
 service marks.  All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their
 respective owners.
 
     Ticketmaster's corporate headquarters is located at 3701 Wilshire
 Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90010; 213-639-6100; info@citysearch.com.
 
 

SOURCE ReserveAmerica
    TORONTO, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ReserveAmerica, a leading access point
 for outdoor recreation and one of the core businesses operated by Ticketmaster
 (Nasdaq:   TMCS), and the Good Sam Club, a division of Affinity Group Inc.,
 today announced the signing of an agreement whereby ReserveAmerica will be the
 preferred provider of camping reservation services to participating Good Sam
 Parks throughout the United States.
     ReserveAmerica will provide Good Sam Parks with state-of-the-art
 reservation technology allowing campers to book Good Sam Parks online through
 www.reserveamerica.com and toll-free call centers.  This partnership will
 create the opportunity for Good Sam's one million individual camping members
 and 1600 campgrounds & RV parks to become a part of the ReserveAmerica system.
     "We are pleased to add Good Sam Parks to our growing list of more than
 20 major partners and our first in the private camping sector," said Rob
 Manherz, president of ReserveAmerica.  "We look forward to demonstrating to
 Good Sam Parks the benefits ReserveAmerica will bring to their organization
 and to their campers."
     "This agreement demonstrates the Good Sam Club's commitment to improving
 the camping experience.  ReserveAmerica, through its multiple distribution
 platforms, including the Internet and phone is making the reservation process
 even easier for our campers, allowing improved access to our inventory," said
 Sue Bray, Executive Director of the Good Sam Club.  "As a leader in camping
 reservations, ReserveAmerica is a natural fit to provide camping reservation
 services to our members."
 
     About the Good Sam Club
     Established in 1966, the Good Sam Club is the world's largest RV owners'
 organization.  The one million member families receive discounts from
 1600 privately owned campgrounds, (Good Sam Parks), Highways, a members-only
 magazine, free trip routing, optional Emergency Road Service, and other
 benefits exclusively designed for RVers.
 
     About ReserveAmerica
     Founded in 1984, ReserveAmerica is a leading access point for outdoor
 recreation and one of the nation's leading campsite reservation service
 providers.  ReserveAmerica and its clients provide reservations to more than
 150,000 campsites in 43 states across America through the Internet
 (www.ReserveAmerica.com), call centers and on-site at the parks.  The Company
 processes nearly 3 million transactions each year and is one of the core
 businesses operated by Ticketmaster (Nasdaq:   TMCS).
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995
     This press release contains forward-looking statements about Ticketmaster
 (the "Company"), including statements concerning its future product plans.
 These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.  The
 Company's actual results could differ materially from these statements.  These
 forward-looking statements are based on the Company's expectations as of the
 date of this release and the Company undertakes no obligation to update these
 statements.  Among the risks and uncertainties that could adversely affect the
 Company's actual results are: that the Company may not realize the synergies
 and other intended benefits of the combination of Ticketmaster and
 Ticketmaster Online - Citysearch; that the Company may have difficulty
 overcoming problems associated with rapid expansion and growth; the dependence
 of the Company's business on entertainment, sporting and leisure events;
 quarterly fluctuations in the Company's revenues which could adversely affect
 the market price of the Company's stock; the risks of operating
 internationally; the dependence of the Company on its relationships with
 clients; the Company's future capital needs and the uncertainty of additional
 financing; the Company's dependence on key personnel and need to hire
 additional qualified personnel; control of the Company by USA Networks, Inc.;
 the potential for conflicts of interest between the Company and USA Networks,
 Inc.; the Company's need to continue to promote its brands; risks associated
 with competition; the Company's reliance on third party technology; network
 security risks; the Company's need to be able to adapt to rapid technological
 changes; liability associated with the information displayed or accessed on
 the Company's web sites; intellectual property infringement risks; risks
 associated with changing legal requirements on the Company's operations,
 including privacy concerns; litigation risks; the dilutive effect of future
 acquisitions; risks associated with the failure to maintain the Company's
 domain names; and the risk to its stock price associated with the Company's
 anti-takeover provisions. Investors are encouraged to read the risks and
 uncertainties detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
 
     Ticketmaster is the owner or licensee of its name and logo trademarks and
 service marks.  All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their
 respective owners.
 
     Ticketmaster's corporate headquarters is located at 3701 Wilshire
 Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90010; 213-639-6100; info@citysearch.com.
 
 SOURCE  ReserveAmerica