travelbyus Update

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from travelbyus.com ltd.

    WHITE ROCK, British Columbia, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- At the request of
 The Toronto Stock Exchange, travelbyus.com ltd. (Toronto Stock Exchange: TBU)
 announced today that it is working on a number of initiatives, including a
 possible financing and acquisition.  However, no formal agreements have been
 reached.  Should these initiatives be successfully concluded, an announcement
 will be made immediately.
 
     travelbyus is a vertically integrated travel company serving over 2,000
 member travel agencies and is poised to help design the future of the travel
 business. Its mission is to become the world's leading, fully integrated
 travel network that creates value by providing more information, greater
 convenience and superior service to both the leisure traveler and the travel
 agent.  It will do this by utilizing unique technology and an advanced
 distribution system that serves both the travel agent and the consumer to
 continuously offer the right product to the right customer at the right time.
 
     Except for the historical information contained herein, this press release
 contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements, as defined in
 the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking
 statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
 results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements.  Factors
 that may cause or contribute to such differences include, among other things,
 technological developments, uncertainties of the Internet, changes in business
 conditions and the economy in general, changes in governmental regulations,
 unforeseen litigation and other risk factors identified in the Company's
 public filings under "Risk Factors."  The Company undertakes no obligation to
 update these forward-looking statements for revisions or changes after the
 date of this press release.
 
 

SOURCE travelbyus.com ltd.
    WHITE ROCK, British Columbia, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- At the request of
 The Toronto Stock Exchange, travelbyus.com ltd. (Toronto Stock Exchange: TBU)
 announced today that it is working on a number of initiatives, including a
 possible financing and acquisition.  However, no formal agreements have been
 reached.  Should these initiatives be successfully concluded, an announcement
 will be made immediately.
 
     travelbyus is a vertically integrated travel company serving over 2,000
 member travel agencies and is poised to help design the future of the travel
 business. Its mission is to become the world's leading, fully integrated
 travel network that creates value by providing more information, greater
 convenience and superior service to both the leisure traveler and the travel
 agent.  It will do this by utilizing unique technology and an advanced
 distribution system that serves both the travel agent and the consumer to
 continuously offer the right product to the right customer at the right time.
 
     Except for the historical information contained herein, this press release
 contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements, as defined in
 the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking
 statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
 results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements.  Factors
 that may cause or contribute to such differences include, among other things,
 technological developments, uncertainties of the Internet, changes in business
 conditions and the economy in general, changes in governmental regulations,
 unforeseen litigation and other risk factors identified in the Company's
 public filings under "Risk Factors."  The Company undertakes no obligation to
 update these forward-looking statements for revisions or changes after the
 date of this press release.
 
 SOURCE  travelbyus.com ltd.