Great Pacific International Inc.
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Great Pacific International Inc.

March 17, 2005 09:30 ET

GPI Launches New Travel Benefit Program for 5 Million Members


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FOR: GREAT PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL, INC.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: GPI
PINK SHEETS SYMBOL: GPIPF

MARCH 17, 2005 - 09:30 ET

GPI Launches New Travel Benefit Program for 5 Million
Members

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 17, 2004) - Great
Pacific International, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GPI)(PINK SHEETS:GPIPF) a
Vancouver, Canada based company that creates enhancements for membership
and loyalty programs, is pleased to announce an agreement with Synergy
Travel Partners Inc., an on-line travel system provider.

The new agreement provides a framework for GPI's 5 million MileSpree
members to participate in an innovative and unique travel club. The new
program, Better Way Vacations Club (www.betterwayvacations.com) will
position GPI to become a leading membership and loyalty program
enhancement provider, and a premier brand name for online travel clubs.

The term of the agreement will be carried for a period of three years.

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