SkyTeller Destination Currency Exchange Now Offered Through Galileo International's Travel Agency Portal

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from SkyTeller, LLC

    ROSEMONT, Ill. and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 26 /PRNewswire/ --
 Galileo International (NYSE:   GLC), an electronic global distribution services
 leader for the travel industry, today strengthened its Galileo e-Agent(TM)
 Internet portal for travel professionals with the introduction of SkyTeller
 Destination Currency Exchange(SM) services.  SkyTeller, LLC, a subsidiary of
 First Data Corp., provides pre-departure destination currency for
 international travelers.
     SkyTeller and Galileo now offer travel professionals the opportunity to
 order destination currency online through the Galileo e-Agent portal via
 Viewpoint(TM), the premier graphical user interface (GUI) travel management
 solution.  SkyTeller provides international travelers with the convenience of
 ordering foreign currency through their travel agent.  The currency is then
 delivered directly to the traveler's home, office, or participating travel
 agency prior to departure.  SkyTeller features more than 90 foreign
 currencies.
     "Galileo travel agents will find SkyTeller services are now readily
 accessible through the integrated Galileo e-Agent portal," said Tom Norton,
 SkyTeller vice-president and general manager of Pre-Flight Services.  "The
 streamlined access to SkyTeller services through the dynamic portal on
 Viewpoint highlights a new level of client service made possible through this
 mutually beneficial agreement."
     "We are pleased to offer SkyTeller Destination Currency Exchange services
 to our Galileo e-Agent travel professionals as another means for providing
 their clients' peace of mind when making travel arrangements," said Joan
 Dienst, Galileo vice president, sales and marketing.  "To be able to offer
 foreign currency delivery marks another strategic step for Galileo e-Agent in
 providing a one-stop travel option for travel agents to service their
 international clients."
     SkyTeller provides destination currency exchange services to participating
 travel providers as a value-added service for their international clientele
 through a secure Web site link.  A competitive exchange rate is locked in at
 the time currency is ordered.
     The addition of SkyTeller destination currency services to Galileo's
 e-Agent portal marks a new value-added service to complement those already
 available to Galileo travel professionals.  Currently, some examples of travel
 content in the portal includes worldwide destination information, weather,
 government and health advisories, and the ability to book tee times,
 destination tours and secure travel insurance.
 
     About SkyTeller, LLC:
     Headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colo., SkyTeller, LLC is a wholly
 owned subsidiary of First Data Corp., a Fortune 500 company.  Atlanta-based
 First Data Corp. (NYSE:   FDC) powers the global economy.  Serving nearly
 2.5 million merchant locations, more than 1,400 card issuers and millions of
 consumers, First Data makes it easier, faster and more secure for people and
 businesses to buy goods and services, using virtually any form of payment:
 credit, debit, stored-value card or check at the point-of-sale, over the
 Internet or by money transfer.  For more information, please visit the
 company's Web site at www.firstdata.com.
 
     About Galileo International:
     Galileo International is one of the world's leading providers of
 electronic global distribution services for the travel industry.  The company
 provides travel agencies, corporate travel managers and Internet users with
 the ability to book travel by accessing schedule, availability and pricing
 information.  Through its Internet subsidiary, TRIP.com, Galileo e-enables the
 travel industry, providing a range of technology solutions.  Building an
 advanced TCP/IP global network through its subsidiary Quantitude, Galileo is
 exploring new telecommunications opportunities for customers both in the
 travel industry and beyond. Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., USA, Galileo
 International has offices worldwide and operates its state-of-the-art Data
 Center in Greenwood Village, Colo., USA.  To learn more about Galileo
 International, visit www.galileo.com.
 
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SOURCE SkyTeller, LLC
    ROSEMONT, Ill. and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 26 /PRNewswire/ --
 Galileo International (NYSE:   GLC), an electronic global distribution services
 leader for the travel industry, today strengthened its Galileo e-Agent(TM)
 Internet portal for travel professionals with the introduction of SkyTeller
 Destination Currency Exchange(SM) services.  SkyTeller, LLC, a subsidiary of
 First Data Corp., provides pre-departure destination currency for
 international travelers.
     SkyTeller and Galileo now offer travel professionals the opportunity to
 order destination currency online through the Galileo e-Agent portal via
 Viewpoint(TM), the premier graphical user interface (GUI) travel management
 solution.  SkyTeller provides international travelers with the convenience of
 ordering foreign currency through their travel agent.  The currency is then
 delivered directly to the traveler's home, office, or participating travel
 agency prior to departure.  SkyTeller features more than 90 foreign
 currencies.
     "Galileo travel agents will find SkyTeller services are now readily
 accessible through the integrated Galileo e-Agent portal," said Tom Norton,
 SkyTeller vice-president and general manager of Pre-Flight Services.  "The
 streamlined access to SkyTeller services through the dynamic portal on
 Viewpoint highlights a new level of client service made possible through this
 mutually beneficial agreement."
     "We are pleased to offer SkyTeller Destination Currency Exchange services
 to our Galileo e-Agent travel professionals as another means for providing
 their clients' peace of mind when making travel arrangements," said Joan
 Dienst, Galileo vice president, sales and marketing.  "To be able to offer
 foreign currency delivery marks another strategic step for Galileo e-Agent in
 providing a one-stop travel option for travel agents to service their
 international clients."
     SkyTeller provides destination currency exchange services to participating
 travel providers as a value-added service for their international clientele
 through a secure Web site link.  A competitive exchange rate is locked in at
 the time currency is ordered.
     The addition of SkyTeller destination currency services to Galileo's
 e-Agent portal marks a new value-added service to complement those already
 available to Galileo travel professionals.  Currently, some examples of travel
 content in the portal includes worldwide destination information, weather,
 government and health advisories, and the ability to book tee times,
 destination tours and secure travel insurance.
 
     About SkyTeller, LLC:
     Headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colo., SkyTeller, LLC is a wholly
 owned subsidiary of First Data Corp., a Fortune 500 company.  Atlanta-based
 First Data Corp. (NYSE:   FDC) powers the global economy.  Serving nearly
 2.5 million merchant locations, more than 1,400 card issuers and millions of
 consumers, First Data makes it easier, faster and more secure for people and
 businesses to buy goods and services, using virtually any form of payment:
 credit, debit, stored-value card or check at the point-of-sale, over the
 Internet or by money transfer.  For more information, please visit the
 company's Web site at www.firstdata.com.
 
     About Galileo International:
     Galileo International is one of the world's leading providers of
 electronic global distribution services for the travel industry.  The company
 provides travel agencies, corporate travel managers and Internet users with
 the ability to book travel by accessing schedule, availability and pricing
 information.  Through its Internet subsidiary, TRIP.com, Galileo e-enables the
 travel industry, providing a range of technology solutions.  Building an
 advanced TCP/IP global network through its subsidiary Quantitude, Galileo is
 exploring new telecommunications opportunities for customers both in the
 travel industry and beyond. Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., USA, Galileo
 International has offices worldwide and operates its state-of-the-art Data
 Center in Greenwood Village, Colo., USA.  To learn more about Galileo
 International, visit www.galileo.com.
 
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