February 07, 2007 11:29 ET

Online Travel Buddy Community Reaches Membership Milestone Online Travel Buddy Community Surges Past 10,000 Members

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 7, 2007 -- TravBuddy, LLC (, a fast-growing social networking website for travelers, today announced that it has reached a membership milestone of 10,000 registered members. Members take advantage of TravBuddy's numerous features to find travel buddies, record travel experiences in thousands of online travel blogs, and share candid travel advice with first-hand travel reviews and photos.

"The recent upsurge in social-networking and user-powered communities is revolutionizing the way people share travel information online," says Eric Bjorndahl, Co-Founder of TravBuddy. "Rather than relying solely on guidebooks, which may contain dated information, savvy travelers can now research destinations by browsing the experiences of other, like-minded travelers. Our recent membership milestone validates our position as one of the leading sites in the exciting new wave of travel community startups."

About TravBuddy:

Started by two brothers in late 2005, is now a quickly growing Web 2.0 travel community, with members from over 101 countries around the globe. The website boasts thousands of photos, travel blogs, and travel reviews, making it a continually growing, invaluable resource for first-hand travel advice from fellow travelers. Unlike many existing social networking websites, TravBuddy focuses entirely upon the travel niche, forming a community of members who are all passionate about travel.