April 12, 2012 10:41 ET Forges Partnership With Magellan's for International Promotion and Product Outreach

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2012) - and Magellan's have moved to a mutual marketing agreement that will allow both companies to reach an ever-widening audience of travelers and travel sellers. is the world's largest online directory of tour companies with a customized search function that allows browsing through destination choices and types of tour experiences. The site now adds access to Magellan's exclusive catalogue of travel clothing and durable, lightweight travel gear so travelers who are searching for the right tour for their interests can also order up the right travel items to take with them while scrolling through

Magellan's, which started in 1989 through the efforts of two former Pan Am employees, now operates one of the top sites for consumer travel products indexed through product category, with apt descriptions and user reviews, and complemented by the company's legendary customer service. It also keeps a retail location operating in Santa Monica, CA.

"By offering useful and appreciated products to ease the bumpy roads, Magellan's helps to make travel a more comfortable, safe, healthy, and rewarding experience," says Lynn Staneff, marketing director for Magellan's.

Just in time for the summer travel season, Magellan's has designed and introduced their new line of sun protective travel shirts for men and women featuring DriRelease® fiber technology for cool, quick-drying, moisture-wicking comfort. The shirts are rated 40 - 50+UPF, providing maximum sun protection and will be available through Magellan's and is the Official Directory of Tours & Vacations Worldwide. On-line since 1995, has a deep and searchable database of tour and vacation companies searchable by company name, destination and/or activity. A one-stop resource for major Travel Channels such as travel insurance, passport & visa information, major travel booking sites and categories such as hotels, air, cars, cruises, barges, yachts & ferries, railroad & rail travel, etc., plus all other pertinent travel categories/channels. The Find a Travel Agent search field allows one to search for travel agents certified with in-depth knowledge in their chosen specialty.

Also on find Travel-Intel, a travelzine published bi-weekly and written by veteran travel journalist Lark Ellen Gould about travel and the business of travel. It brings airline, hotel, destination and cruise updates and features as well as travel news.'s Travel-Intel also emails directly to 103,000+opted-in travel agents in the U.S. and Canada.

In addition to Magellan's, partners with BRITAIN Magazine, the official publication of Visit Britain, and CanadaScope for exchanging international promotion, visibility and news.

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