SOURCE: Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.

July 28, 2006 08:00 ET

Big Apple Travel Enhances Service by Signing Marketing Agreement With TicketNetwork Direct

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 28, 2006 -- Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BPWW) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Big Apple Travel, Inc., has signed a marketing agreement with TicketNetwork Direct. The agreement will allow Big Apple Travel to enhance their services by offering entertainment options for exclusive VIP and sold out events. TicketNetwork Direct is the largest secondary market ticket exchange in the world.

TicketNetwork Direct benefits clients by offering exclusive and hard to find tickets with a high rate of success. TicketNetwork Direct will act as an intermediary for Big Apple Travel to assist the Company in finding front row, VIP, and sold out tickets for their clientele. Customers can purchase tickets for upcoming events at Big Apple Travel's website,

"One of our goals at Big Apple Travel is to offer a complete travel and entertainment package for our clients. This marketing agreement with TicketNetwork Direct allows us to provide a full array of options at an exemplary level of customer service," stated Peggy Kimball, President of Big Apple Travel, Inc.

"We are excited to sign this marketing agreement with TicketNetwork Direct and believe that it will help Big Apple Travel as it continues to establish itself as a leader in the travel industry," stated Neal Jablon, CEO and President of Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.

About Big Apple Worldwide, Inc.:

Big Apple Worldwide recently announced that their wholly owned subsidiary, Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc., had completed the acquisition of Elabrient Surfaces, LLC. The acquisition enables Big Apple Worldwide to strengthen their position in the industry by adding a company that offers customers a "one-stop shop" for custom surface, design, development, and manufacturing of commercial wall covering.

Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. ( is a holding company focused on serving the hospitality and leisure market. Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc. ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Apple Worldwide and has inspired the Architecture and Design community with cutting-edge design and the manufacturing of architectural wallcovering and fabrics for hospitality, private offices and commercial interiors. Big Apple Wallcovering, Inc. also owns Elabrient Surfaces, LLC, which is a commercial interior design development and manufacturing company specializing in commercial wallcovering. Big Apple Travel, Inc. (, a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Apple Worldwide, Inc., is a full service travel agency and features a next generation travel salon in Orlando, Florida.

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