May 30, 2006 13:17 ET

Canadian Travel Brands Couple for Long Term Partnership

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, Lifestyle Editor, News Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor, Transportation Editor TORONTO/ON--(CCNMatthews - May 30, 2006) - itravel2000 and MyTravel Group Canada which operates the Sunquest Vacations, Alba Tours and Holiday House wholesale travel brands announced the signing of a long term sales and marketing agreement that will see these two prominent travel providers within the Canadian industry offer consumers access to the latest travel offers and content.

Within the partnership itravel2000 will increase its content of Sunquest, Alba Tours and Holiday House travel products on its travel portal, and through its marketing channels so Canadian consumers have access to all the latest offerings.

'By working closely with the well respected MyTravel Brands, we will be able to give the Canadian consumer greater information and confidence in booking their travel and vacations with itravel2000' stated Jonathan Carroll, president of itravel2000.

This partnership will include vacation packages, cruises and airfares for departures right across Canada. 'itravel2000's continued growth and position in the market gives MyTravel Canada a strategic distribution communication and sales channel to get our product to the consumer' stated Flemmimg Friisdahl, VP National sales MyTravel Canada.

This timely strategic partnership is in an effort to capitalize on Canadians who are utilizing the internet and web portals like at record numbers to plan their travel.

About itravel2000
travel2000 is Canada's largest independent travel company and operates one of Canada's busy travel web portals which is supported by over 100 sales agents in their call center located in Mississauga Ontario.

About MyTravel Group Canada
MyTravel Group plc is headquartered in the U.K. and operates the travel wholesale brands Sunquest, Alba Tours and Holiday House. MyTravel Group is Canada's number one travel provider, and Sunquest has been voted by the public as the winner of the Consumer's Choice Award for Excellence, for the fourth year in a row.


/For further information: Brad Miron
VP Marketing & Strategic Partnerships IN: MEDIA, RETAIL, TRANSPORT, TRAVEL

Contact Information

  • Brad Miron, VP Marketing & Strategic Partnerships,
    Primary Phone: 905-238-3399 ext. 2029
    Secondary Phone: 519-835-9610
    Toll-Free: 866-969-3325