April 19, 2006 14:33 ET & Pleasant Holidays Announce Partnership

Pleasant's Clientele to Benefit From World's Most Popular Honeymoon Travel Registry

PORTLAND, OR -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2006 --TheBigDay (, the world's leading online honeymoon registry, has named Pleasant Holidays, the leader in travel to Hawaii, Mexico, the South Pacific and Asia, as its partner to use as co-branded honeymoon travel gift registry. This is part of a multi-year partnership between the two companies. will provide Pleasant Holidays with the most comprehensive honeymoon, anniversary and special event gift registries available on the Internet. TheBigDay will create, operate and report on all co-branded registry activities which includes customer service. travel gift registry, founded in 2001, has captured over 50% of the honeymoon registry market with couples in more than 130 countries having used the service. Couples using registry average more than $2,200 in honeymoon travel gifts toward the purchase of their trip which can be booked with TheBigDay Travel or a preferred travel supplier such as Pleasant Holidays.

"Having Pleasant Holidays as our strategic partner is the perfect marriage. We're the world leader in honeymoon travel gift registries and they are the premier provider of honeymoon travel packages," said Terry Beard, TheBigDay's Co-Founder and Chairman. "Together, we provide couples the experience, expertise and tools they need to ensure their honeymoon is nothing less than amazing."

In the same way that couples register for china and crystal using traditional gift registries, TheBigDay's travel gift registry allows the bride and groom to register for parts of their dream honeymoon. Couples can register for everything from airfare and lodging to romantic dinners or special activities such as couple's massages, horseback rides on the beach or a sunset cruise, which can be easily purchased online by friends and family. TheBigDay offers couples other convenient tools including a full-service travel agency, a complimentary wedding web page and registry announcements.

"The entire staff at Pleasant Holidays is extremely impressed with the many unique features and capabilities offered by TheBigDay to those planning honeymoons," said Tim Irwin, Pleasant Holidays' president and CEO.

About TheBigDay ( TheBigDay Travel helps couples plan, and afford spectacular honeymoon getaways. The Oregon-based company, founded in 2001, has quickly grown to become the most widely used honeymoon travel agency and honeymoon gift registry in the world. Named a Better Business Bureau "Business of the Year" in 2004 for Innovative Business Practices, TheBigDay Travel is also proud to be a member of the Wedding Industry Association, ensuring ethical, high quality services and support for wedding couples, their families and guests.

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