SOURCE: Cosmotourist GmbH

November 09, 2006 13:45 ET

Cosmotourist Launches New Kind of Global Travel Portal

MUNICH, GERMANY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 9, 2006 -- Internet users can now find interesting travel destinations based on their personal preferences for the first time.

Today Cosmotourist™ announced the beta-launch of a new kind of travel portal, Cosmotourist ( Besides the simultaneous launch of the German portal, many major countries are going to follow during the next months.

Great combination of both editorial- and user-generated content helps finding individual travel destinations to more than 2 million locations.

Equipped with the most exciting functionality out of the web 2.0 bag of tricks, users can now save and tell other users about their favorite travel destinations, hotels or attractions with only one click. The so emerging community of travelers -- in terms of the Internet, a "social network" -- can now immediately find fellow travelers based on their travel preferences.

Other features like personal photo galleries, travelogues, forums, etc. are already available to the public in this beta version. Up-to-date weather information for more than 70,000 travel destinations and a geographical display of almost 100,000 hotels are also integrated.

On Cosmotourist the prevailing question is: Where do I actually want to travel to? Users who then decide to use one of the many travel and hotel offers are redirected to industry-leading external booking partners like or

"With Cosmotourist a truly unique website has launched. Already with this first beta version we have created a platform with tremendous possibilities for travelers to find information on global travel destinations and exchange themselves with fellow travelers," says Frederik M. Kraus, founder and CEO of Cosmotourist. "Besides the buildup of editorial content we are going to concentrate on developing further community features during the next months."

About Cosmotourist

Cosmotourist gives consumers access to a brought variety of travel information. It guides the user to exactly the locations he is interested in by offering a multilevel search. Travellers find all kind of specific information on more than 2 Million locations provided by the most reliable partners on the web and the Cosmotourist traveller community. Planning and booking the next vacation is made as easy as possible by offering the best deals currently available and an easy to use access to the most reliable booking partners.

Cosmotourist has its headquarter in Munich, Germany.

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