SOURCE: Cygnus eTransactions

October 26, 2005 10:09 ET

Ginn Launches Cygnus Ticket Sales and Event Management System for LPGA Event

ORLANDO, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 26, 2005 -- Cygnus eTransactions Group, Inc. (OTC: CYGT) today announced it has signed an agreement with Ginn Clubs & Resorts to provide its new suite of online special event management technologies. The Ginn Clubs & Resorts Open, an LPGA Tour event to be held at Ginn's Reunion Resort & Club in Orlando, April 24-30, 2006, will be the first event to use the technology. Functionality provided by Cygnus will include volunteer registration; ticket sales and management; sponsorship package sales; distribution of individual tickets and credentials; Pro Am and player registration; and the ability to make online donations to the tournament's charity the Florida Hospital Foundation.

The Ginn Open will have the largest purse on the North American LPGA Tour, and is the only full-field LPGA Tour event in the state of Florida, home of the LPGA.

"Cygnus brings Ginn Clubs & Resorts truly innovative ways of supporting our mission to deliver superior service for our members and guests," said Jim Peters, Vice President of Special Projects at Ginn Clubs & Resorts. Peters explained that "using Cygnus technology, we extend our service into the Central Florida community offering visitors easy access to Ginn Open LPGA Tournament volunteer registration, and our hospitality and ticket packages."

About Ginn Clubs & Resorts

Ginn Clubs & Resorts envision, develop and operate private club and resort communities in Florida, the Carolinas, The US Virgin Islands, The Bahamas, Colorado, Vermont, and beyond. Ginn Clubs & Resorts offers unparalleled leisure and vacation opportunities as well as an extensive package of modern amenities and services for every family member.

About Cygnus eTransactions Group, Inc. (Cygnus)

Cygnus provides ticketing, reservation and event management solutions on a fee per transaction basis for theme parks, attractions, live entertainment venues, sporting events and resorts. Cygnus serves as a technology partner for its customers, enabling sales through online stores, ticket offices, call centers, kiosks and ticket brokers. Cygnus provides a complete suite of complimentary products and services, including print-at-home ticketing, electronic will-call, event registration and credential distribution, access control, stored value cards, payment processing, management tools, real-time reporting and web analytics. More information is available at

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