January 20, 2006 11:06 ET

itravel2000 Mounts the Everest Summit

itravel2000 reaches for the top by sponsoring Jean-Francois Carrey's Everest Expedition Attention: Assignment Editor, Lifestyle Editor, Media Editor, News Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor TORONTO/ON--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 20, 2006) - Today, itravel2000 announces it's sponsorship of Jean-Francois' Everest Expedition by donating the airfare needed to travel to Katmandu.

Jean-Francois Carrey is a visionary, an adventurer and lecturer and a passionate expedition guide with a dream. "Jean-Francois inspires others with the courage to transcend their limitations and the drive to achieve their objectives" says Jonathan Carroll, President of itravel2000. "I admire the passion and drive it takes to reach the top and itravel2000 is proud to be a sponsor."
Jean-Francois has explored the Alps, the Rockies, the Andes and the Himilayas, with his highest summit to date being Mount Aconagua (6968m) in Nepal.

Jean-Francois is scheduled to climb Everest in March of 2006. At that time he will be 24 years old, making him the youngest Canadian ever to climb Mount Everest.

Jonathan Carroll comments "At itravel2000 we're dedicated to making dreams come true and as a company we always strive to reach the top. Assisting Jean-Francois with his dream is an honour and we wish him every success on his Everest Expedition."

/For further information: Contact: Patti Laine
VP Marketing,
905.238.3399 x 2050/ IN: SPORTS, TRAVEL

Contact Information

  • Patti Laine, VP Marketing,
    Primary Phone: 905-238-3399 ext. 2050
    Toll-Free: 866-969-3325