January 22, 2008 09:54 ET

Expedia.ca Invites Canadians to Cruise Away with CruiseShipCenters

Booking with CruiseShipCenters® now available through Expedia.ca

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 22, 2008) - Expedia.ca™, Canada's most visited full-service online travel service, has teamed up with CruiseShipCenters® to provide Expedia.ca customers with Canada's leading cruise vacation experts when booking their cruise vacations.

"Booking Canadians' dream cruise vacations requires the personal service and expertise that CruiseShipCenters can deliver," says Sean Shannon, Managing Director of Expedia.ca. "Bringing the country's leading cruise vacation experts to our site gives our customers the best possible cruise booking service, complete with personal attention and knowledge they can trust."

The new Cruise tab on Expedia.ca allows users to conveniently browse and compare more than 10,000 different trips to find the perfect cruise vacation. Both experienced travellers and first-time cruisers can easily access essential information, pricing, cruise reviews and useful travel tips online. More than 1,500 expert cruise consultants from CruiseShipCenters are available at any time to provide quotes, answer questions and address concerns to help create the ideal cruise vacation.

The partnership with CruiseShipCenters also allows Expedia.ca to offer their customers incredible deals on top cruise destinations. Special pricing and destination deals are available for a variety of specialty cruises including golf cruises, cruises for seniors, luxury and honeymoon cruises. For more information, visit www.expedia.ca/cruises.

About Expedia.ca

Expedia, Inc. operates Canada's most visited full-service online travel service, Expedia.ca™. To help Canadians plan and purchase travel, Expedia.ca provides the best combination of scheduled and charter flights, car and hotel reservations, vacation packages, destination activities, cruises, trip insurance and traveller-authored content. Expedia.ca customers are supported by customer support agents available 24 hours a day, seven days a week via a toll-free number and email response.

Expedia.ca, Expedia and the Airplane logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in Canada and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners.

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About CruiseShipCenters

Established in 1987, CruiseShipCenters International Inc. is one of North America's leading cruise vacation specialists. The company boasts a network of more than 105 retail locations, a team of 1,500 professionally-trained Cruise Consultants, and a searchable online database of more than 10,000 cruise vacations. CruiseShipCenters is also a long-term strategic partner with Expedia® Inc., the world's leading online travel company. For more information, please visit www.cruiseshipcenters.com or contact John Felice at jfelice@cruiseshipcenters.com.

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