June 12, 2006 08:45 ET

itravel2000 Helps Consumers Connect With Unique Accommodations

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, Lifestyle Editor, Media Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor TORONTO/ON--(CCNMatthews - June 12, 2006) - itravel2000 announced today the launch of its Travel Inventory Manager (TIM) system on its portal featuring small and medium-sized Canadian travel product providers. This revolutionary software system will allow even the smallest suppliers to transact live bookings online with consumers worldwide.

"This levels the playing field for the little guys and gives Canadian consumers the ability to search and book unique accommodations in Canada." stated Jonathan Carroll, President of itravel2000. "This is not a request-by-email system. It is fully live, bookable inventory. Now even the smallest or remotest Canadian B&B, country inn, lodge or motel can be booked by customers worldwide - just like the big chains."

A variety of Ontario accommodations are currently being offered as "Featured Accommodations" on the portal. These include a six-room bed & breakfast with uniquely named and furnished rooms which reflect aspects of local history. A Victorian mansion in the heart of downtown Toronto offers reasonably priced housekeeping units within walking distance of the city's major attractions. Two cottage resorts provide the perfect locations for family getaways and reunions. In Muskoka, a waterfront country inn offers state-of-the-art spa facilities. There's even a motel and secluded cabin that are located on picturesque walking trails beside a provincial park. By highlighting these one-of-a-kind accommodations in an easy-to-book online format, consumers can now access Canada's most unique and interesting properties and create their own vacation getaways.

Background: is Canada's largest online travel retailer and operates, a web portal dedicated to the promotion and sales of Canadian destinations and travel products. is supported by a customer care centre staffed by 25 Canadian product specialists.

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/For further information: Janice Ketchen
Director of Business Development, IN: MEDIA, TRAVEL

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  • Janice Ketchen, Director of Business Development,,
    Primary Phone: 905-238-3399 ext. 2079
    Toll-Free: 866-969-3325