YTB Settles California Attorney General Lawsuit

May 14, 2009, 14:34 ET from YTB International, Inc.

Wood River, Ill., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YTB International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YTBLA) ("YTB" or the "Company"), a provider of Internet-based travel booking services for travel agencies and home-based independent representatives in the United States, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada, today announced that the Superior Court of the State of California has approved and signed the stipulated judgment effective today of the action filed in August 2008 against the Company and certain of its executive officers.

YTB CEO Scott Tomer commented, "We believe the agreement with the State of California improves our business model and that as a result YTB will emerge a better Company. This agreement will help to further secure the future for our valued sales force."

The settlement calls for certain modifications to YTB's marketing plan that the Company is in the process of implementing. Mr. Tomer concluded, "The improvements we will be making are compatible with the upcoming franchise model while maintaining the commission and override structure for our Reps."

About YTB International

YTB International, Inc. was recognized as the 26th largest seller of travel in the U.S. in Travel Weekly's 2008 Power List, based on 2007 annual retail value of travel services booked. YTB provides Internet-based travel booking services for home-based independent representatives in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Canada, Bermuda, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Company operates through three subsidiaries:, Inc., YTB Travel Network, Inc., and REZconnect Technologies, Inc.

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