Travelocity Named World's Leading Travel Website at World Travel Awards; Fifth Consecutive Year for Award

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Travelocity.com Inc.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive
 year, Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq: TVLY) has been named the "World's Leading
 Travel Internet Site" at the 8th Annual World Travel Awards ceremonies.
     "To be selected by peers as a leader is a significant accomplishment, and
 we are humbled to be honored in such a way among a fantastic line-up of
 excellence in the travel industry," said Terrell B. Jones, president and chief
 executive officer of Travelocity.  "Being named as the world leader in
 Internet travel by the World Travel Awards every year since 1997 reaffirms
 Travelocity's position within the powerful online travel market."
     The World Travel Awards ceremony -- held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in
 conjunction with the Pacific Asia Travel Association's 50th Annual Conference
 -- celebrated the leaders in categories including the world's leading airline,
 in-flight entertainment, destination and credit card, in addition to
 acknowledgement of industry leaders within the regions across the globe.
     The World Travel Awards is the world's most comprehensive travel awards
 program with trophies awarded in an all areas of the industry.  Voting is
 solicited from travel agents in more than 200 countries around the world.
 Regional geographical categories are broken down from the Whole World category
 into eight smaller areas.  The World Travel Awards were set up in 1993 to
 celebrate excellence in world's travel and tourism industry.  In the years
 since then, dedicated travel professionals and their clients have come to
 regard the World Travel Awards as the best endorsement that any travel product
 could receive.
 
     About Travelocity
     Travelocity.com Inc., the leading travel Web site, provides Internet and
 wireless reservations information for more than 700 airlines, more than
 50,000 hotels and more than 50 car rental companies.  A database-driven travel
 marketing and transaction company, Travelocity offers more than 6,500 vacation
 packages, tour and cruise departures and a vast database of destination and
 interest information.  Travelocity employs more than 1,000 customer service
 professionals, has sold more than 14 million airline tickets and has
 registered more than 27 million members.
 
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      Judy Haveson (judy@vollmerpr.com)
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    FORT WORTH, Texas, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive
 year, Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq: TVLY) has been named the "World's Leading
 Travel Internet Site" at the 8th Annual World Travel Awards ceremonies.
     "To be selected by peers as a leader is a significant accomplishment, and
 we are humbled to be honored in such a way among a fantastic line-up of
 excellence in the travel industry," said Terrell B. Jones, president and chief
 executive officer of Travelocity.  "Being named as the world leader in
 Internet travel by the World Travel Awards every year since 1997 reaffirms
 Travelocity's position within the powerful online travel market."
     The World Travel Awards ceremony -- held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in
 conjunction with the Pacific Asia Travel Association's 50th Annual Conference
 -- celebrated the leaders in categories including the world's leading airline,
 in-flight entertainment, destination and credit card, in addition to
 acknowledgement of industry leaders within the regions across the globe.
     The World Travel Awards is the world's most comprehensive travel awards
 program with trophies awarded in an all areas of the industry.  Voting is
 solicited from travel agents in more than 200 countries around the world.
 Regional geographical categories are broken down from the Whole World category
 into eight smaller areas.  The World Travel Awards were set up in 1993 to
 celebrate excellence in world's travel and tourism industry.  In the years
 since then, dedicated travel professionals and their clients have come to
 regard the World Travel Awards as the best endorsement that any travel product
 could receive.
 
     About Travelocity
     Travelocity.com Inc., the leading travel Web site, provides Internet and
 wireless reservations information for more than 700 airlines, more than
 50,000 hotels and more than 50 car rental companies.  A database-driven travel
 marketing and transaction company, Travelocity offers more than 6,500 vacation
 packages, tour and cruise departures and a vast database of destination and
 interest information.  Travelocity employs more than 1,000 customer service
 professionals, has sold more than 14 million airline tickets and has
 registered more than 27 million members.
 
      CONTACT:
      Kara Hamilton (kara@vollmerpr.com)
      Judy Haveson (judy@vollmerpr.com)
      512/472-3515
      VOLLMER
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X20517155
 
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