SOURCE: Elleipsis Global Travel Solutions, Inc.

April 24, 2008 08:30 ET

Elleipsis Inc. Signs Cruise Booking Deal With Carlisle Travel Management's Abracadabra! Cruises

Deal Enables Automation of Cruise Booking Reservations

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - April 24, 2008) - Elleipsis Global Travel Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EGTS), an innovative travel technology company and provider of aggregated travel services, announced today an agreement to provide its cruise booking solution, named TravelTalk™ Portal, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Elleipsis, Inc., to discount cruise provider Abracadabra! Cruises. TravelTalk™ Portal is a web-based travel platform that enables automated reservations directly with travel suppliers, and supports multiple GDS', consolidator and net fares.

Through this agreement, Elleipsis will deploy the TravelTalk™ Portal solution with a custom-branded interface to support the Abracadabra! Cruises brand. Abracadabra! Cruises markets discount cruise packages through its online reservation website, CruiseMagic.com.

"Abracadabra! is excited to offer such a comprehensive online shopping experience and with the implementation of the Elleipsis' TravelTalk™ Portal solution. Our site www.cruisemagic.com will become even more competitive and easy to use, helping to drive sales and create a positive customer experience," said Kevin Saxe, Vice President, Business Development at Abracadabra!.

According to Diane Byman, President of Elleipsis, "Our cruise booking solution offers greater flexibility for our clients, and with access to multiple cruise lines, we're able to offer an extensive array of luxury and discount cruises. This deal with Abracadabra! marks our further expansion into the online cruise marketplace."

TravelTalk™ Portal allows travel sites and travel agents to access different inventories from various cruise lines through Amadeus GDS and display the results in one place. TravelTalk™ Portal aggregates the search results to offer clients the best choice of cruise inventory. Clients, such as Abracadabra! Cruises, can sell different cruise packages from within their own branded web based environment while TravelTalk™ Portal manages GDS and inventory supplier connections and complicated system communications. Engineered with expansion in mind, TravelTalk Portal's cruise inventory will continue to grow as additional cruise lines are added to the supply system.

TravelTalk™ Portal is part of Elleipsis' industry leading travel technology suite of solutions, which include TravelTalk Connect, and TravelTalk Dynamic. The TravelTalk suite of products enables travel agents and travel suppliers access to the inventory of the major Global Distribution Suppliers (GDS) plus additional travel offerings from other independent providers.

About Elleipsis:

Elleipsis, Inc., a Nevada corporation, provides travel booking solutions and web services based on the OpenTravel™ Alliance (OTA) specifications for the travel industry. Elleipsis' products include TravelTalk Suite of business solutions.

Elleipsis offers travel agents and travel industry suppliers the powerful TravelTalk® Suite of business solutions designed to facilitate travel industry commerce by connecting clients to the world's largest electronic global distribution systems.

For more information, please visit www.elleipsis.com.

About Abracadabra! Cruise Division of Carlisle Travel Management

Abracadabra! Cruises is a division of Carlisle Travel Management, one of the oldest, most established privately owned travel management companies in the United States serving a broad range of companies including many in the Fortune 500. Abracadabra! Cruises offers discount cruise packages through its online website, CruiseMagic.com.

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