Expedia.ca Chooses Logibro Solution to Offer Broader Selection of Online Vacation Products

Toronto, ON, April 18, 2001 – Expedia Canada Corp., one of Canada's leading online travel retailers, has signed an agreement with Logibro, enabling its customers to shop for a wide variety of tour products online.
Logibro's eCommerce solutions will allow Expedia.ca™ (www.expedia.ca) online customers to purchase products from leading Canadian tour operators, including Canada 3000 Holidays and Signature Vacations. Popular destinations that will now be available via Expedia.ca include Mexico, the Caribbean, Florida, Hawaii and Europe.
"We are pleased to be partnering with one of Canada's leading online travel retailers," said Logibro's Vice President of Business Development Barry Gleason. "It is a partnership that will benefit Expedia.ca, tour operators, and ultimately, the online vacation shopper, who will enjoy additional selection and the ability to comparison shop."
"Using the Logibro packaged vacation e-commerce tool takes Expedia.ca to the next level, allowing us to offer more destinations and more vacation options than ever before," added Stuart MacDonald, Managing Director of Expedia Canada Corp . "Expedia.ca is committed to offering the Canadian traveller the widest range of travel options available online, and we are pleased that packaged holidays and charter flights will now be among these."
According to Statistics Canada, more than 4.2 million Canadians traveled internationally on charter flights in the last year. Says MacDonald, close to 2.5 million of them were traveling on packaged holidays.
 

About Expedia Canada Corp.

Expedia Canada Corp. is a subsidiary of Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE), which operates Expedia.ca, a leading online Web site in Canada. To help customers travel right, Expedia.ca provides the best combination of air, car and hotel booking, vacation package offers, destination information, and point-to-point mapping. Expedia.ca customers are supported by a privacy policy, and live agents via e-mail and an 800-number available 24 hours a day/seven days a week.
 

About Logibro Inc.

Logibro's mission is to make the buying and selling of vacation packages intuitive, fun and easy. Logibro provides consumers access to vacation products through innovative technology that optimizes the production, distribution and selling of leisure travel online. Through our distribution solutions, retailers and vacationers enjoy broader search and access to product and inventory and can dynamically package vacations to meet their needs. Logibro's enterprise solutions provide vacation packagers with powerful tools to produce rich content, and to manage and control their business processes efficiently and cost effectively. Founded in 1985, Logibro has offices in Canada, the United States and France. More than 150 vacation packagers in 11 countries use Logibro's solutions to send twenty million people on trips each year. Go to www.logibro.com for more information.

 


Expedia, Expedia.ca, and the Airplane logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in Canada, the U.S., and/or other countries. Other products and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information, please contact:
Linda Andross, Edelman Public Relations, (416) 979-1120 ext. 304, linda_andross@edelman.com
Amy Gillespie, Edelman Public Relations, (416) 979-1120 ext. 312, amy.gillespie@edelman.com
For more press information in Expedia.ca: www.expedia.ca/daily/enc4105/service/press/releases/default.asp

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