Travelocity Rolls Out Red Carpet for Members

Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program Offers

the Ultimate Upgrade for Online Travelers



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Travelocity

    FORT WORTH, Texas, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq:   TVLY), the leading travel Web site, today
 premiered the Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program, a new travel club
 offering Travelocity members insider access to a wide range of exclusive
 travel benefits and savings.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010403/DATU061-d )
     "We are excited about this unique program which helps our members make
 their travel experiences more memorable and pleasurable," said Terrell B.
 Jones, president and chief executive officer of Travelocity(R).  "For many,
 traveling has become a hassle.  The Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program
 brings the joy back to traveling whether our members are 'road warriors' or
 simply planning their next annual vacation.  This club is designed for
 travelers who want frequent flyer treatment even though they may only travel
 twice a year."
     The Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program offers something for everyone
 throughout the entire travel experience.  For instance, while planning a trip,
 members can enjoy the services of a personal concierge and receive discounts
 on luggage purchases.  While traveling, members benefit from access to airline
 club lounges and discounts on select airfares.  In addition, members can take
 advantage of hotel room upgrades, discounted car-rentals and have access to a
 dedicated 1-800 priority customer service number, as well as global assistance
 providing help to members caught in troublesome situations.
     The Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program offers two distinctive
 membership levels.  The first level, Travelocity Preferred Traveler, is
 available for an introductory price of $29 per year, but sells regularly for
 $49 per year.  Highlights of the benefits of this membership level include:
 
      *  Automatic enrollment in the Corporate Preferred level of The Starwood
         Preferred Guest program, providing room upgrades, personalized
         check-in and late check out and exclusive access to special promotions
 
      *  Two category stateroom upgrade on Carnival Cruise Lines for cruises of
         3 days or more
 
      *  Global travel assistance including medical, legal and evacuation
         services, plus lost luggage locator assistance
 
      *  15 percent off at 4,000 restaurants nationwide
 
      *  15 percent off any single luggage item at Samsonite retail locations
 
      *  Guaranteed savings on hotel stays, car rentals and cruises
 
      *  Savings on any trip to or from the airport on SuperShuttle
 
      *  Ten percent off luggage shipping service through VirtualBellhop.com
 
      *  Up to 25 percent off at WebRx.com, so members can stay healthy while
         traveling
 
     The second membership level, Travelocity Preferred Traveler Elite, is
 available for the introductory price of $79 annually, but regularly sells for
 $99 annually.  This level includes all of the benefits from the standard
 Travelocity Preferred Traveler membership level plus unique additional
 features including:
 
      *  Five percent off Travelocity GoodBuy airfares
 
      *  Complimentary day passes to American Airlines Admirals Club, as well
         as US Airways Club
 
      *  Invitation to enroll in The Leading Hotels of the World exclusive
         "Leaders Club" providing VIP treatment.  Members enjoy exclusive
         benefits such as worldwide priority reservations, preferences
         registry, complimentary room upgrades, early check-in and late check
         out privileges and special offers
 
      *  Complimentary enrollment in the Hertz #1 Club Gold program
 
      *  A personal concierge service available 24 hours-a-day,
         seven days-a-week
 
      *  20 percent off at 7,000 restaurants nationwide
 
     "Research conducted by Travelocity shows that our members want greater
 perks and everyday savings when they travel.  We've put Travelocity's buying
 power to work to bring our members the very best selection of travel benefits
 and exclusive savings available to consumers.  Even better, members can enjoy
 many of these great offers while they're not traveling, making it easy for
 them to pay for their membership fee over and over," added Christine Petersen,
 vice president of member services of Travelocity.
 
     About Travelocity
     Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq:   TVLY), a database-driven travel marketing
 and transaction company, provides Internet and wireless reservations
 information for more than 700 airlines, more than 50,000 hotels and more than
 50 car rental companies.  In addition, 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:
      Ashley Wehrly (ashley@vollmerpr.com)
      Judy Haveson (judy@vollmerpr.com)
      512-472-3515
 
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SOURCE Travelocity
    FORT WORTH, Texas, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq:   TVLY), the leading travel Web site, today
 premiered the Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program, a new travel club
 offering Travelocity members insider access to a wide range of exclusive
 travel benefits and savings.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010403/DATU061-d )
     "We are excited about this unique program which helps our members make
 their travel experiences more memorable and pleasurable," said Terrell B.
 Jones, president and chief executive officer of Travelocity(R).  "For many,
 traveling has become a hassle.  The Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program
 brings the joy back to traveling whether our members are 'road warriors' or
 simply planning their next annual vacation.  This club is designed for
 travelers who want frequent flyer treatment even though they may only travel
 twice a year."
     The Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program offers something for everyone
 throughout the entire travel experience.  For instance, while planning a trip,
 members can enjoy the services of a personal concierge and receive discounts
 on luggage purchases.  While traveling, members benefit from access to airline
 club lounges and discounts on select airfares.  In addition, members can take
 advantage of hotel room upgrades, discounted car-rentals and have access to a
 dedicated 1-800 priority customer service number, as well as global assistance
 providing help to members caught in troublesome situations.
     The Travelocity Preferred Traveler Program offers two distinctive
 membership levels.  The first level, Travelocity Preferred Traveler, is
 available for an introductory price of $29 per year, but sells regularly for
 $49 per year.  Highlights of the benefits of this membership level include:
 
      *  Automatic enrollment in the Corporate Preferred level of The Starwood
         Preferred Guest program, providing room upgrades, personalized
         check-in and late check out and exclusive access to special promotions
 
      *  Two category stateroom upgrade on Carnival Cruise Lines for cruises of
         3 days or more
 
      *  Global travel assistance including medical, legal and evacuation
         services, plus lost luggage locator assistance
 
      *  15 percent off at 4,000 restaurants nationwide
 
      *  15 percent off any single luggage item at Samsonite retail locations
 
      *  Guaranteed savings on hotel stays, car rentals and cruises
 
      *  Savings on any trip to or from the airport on SuperShuttle
 
      *  Ten percent off luggage shipping service through VirtualBellhop.com
 
      *  Up to 25 percent off at WebRx.com, so members can stay healthy while
         traveling
 
     The second membership level, Travelocity Preferred Traveler Elite, is
 available for the introductory price of $79 annually, but regularly sells for
 $99 annually.  This level includes all of the benefits from the standard
 Travelocity Preferred Traveler membership level plus unique additional
 features including:
 
      *  Five percent off Travelocity GoodBuy airfares
 
      *  Complimentary day passes to American Airlines Admirals Club, as well
         as US Airways Club
 
      *  Invitation to enroll in The Leading Hotels of the World exclusive
         "Leaders Club" providing VIP treatment.  Members enjoy exclusive
         benefits such as worldwide priority reservations, preferences
         registry, complimentary room upgrades, early check-in and late check
         out privileges and special offers
 
      *  Complimentary enrollment in the Hertz #1 Club Gold program
 
      *  A personal concierge service available 24 hours-a-day,
         seven days-a-week
 
      *  20 percent off at 7,000 restaurants nationwide
 
     "Research conducted by Travelocity shows that our members want greater
 perks and everyday savings when they travel.  We've put Travelocity's buying
 power to work to bring our members the very best selection of travel benefits
 and exclusive savings available to consumers.  Even better, members can enjoy
 many of these great offers while they're not traveling, making it easy for
 them to pay for their membership fee over and over," added Christine Petersen,
 vice president of member services of Travelocity.
 
     About Travelocity
     Travelocity.com Inc. (Nasdaq:   TVLY), a database-driven travel marketing
 and transaction company, provides Internet and wireless reservations
 information for more than 700 airlines, more than 50,000 hotels and more than
 50 car rental companies.  In addition, 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:
      Ashley Wehrly (ashley@vollmerpr.com)
      Judy Haveson (judy@vollmerpr.com)
      512-472-3515
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X80152560
 
 SOURCE  Travelocity