SOURCE: TravelCLICK

May 02, 2005 11:59 ET

TravelCLICK Expands Global Sales Force to Include Directors of E-Commerce

Industry Veterans Focused on Expanding Market Presence

CHICAGO, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2005 -- TravelCLICK announced a significant expansion of its iHotelier and ChannelManager field sales teams as the company continues to invest in its rapidly growing e-commerce products. The new position, Director of E-Commerce, will ensure each region has access to local market support as the field sales organization moves forward with the iHotelier and ChannelManager products.

The new Directors of E-Commerce are:

Lesley Silberstein      Eastern Division
MarcAnthony Crimi       Eastern Division
Dan Maxwell             Central Division
Lori Cawley             Western Division
Jeff Stone              International Division
Monique Jaspers         International Division
Yannis Anastasakis      International Division
"iHotelier and ChannelManager are both very popular products requiring continued investment and enhancement," said Richard W. Gray, Chairman and co-CEO at TravelCLICK. "Giving each region a dedicated Director of E-Commerce allows us to better serve our customers -- both current and prospective -- and help them better position our products in the rapidly expanding electronic marketplace."

In addition to these appointments, TravelCLICK also announced the addition of Susan Fornear, Senior Director of Operations, to its growing customer support team in Houston. Prior to joining TravelCLICK, Sue was part of the support services management team at Pegasus Solutions. David Orensanz joins TravelCLICK as Director of Operations overseeing the Barcelona and Melbourne offices. David will be based in Barcelona. Prior to joining TravelCLICK, David was Director of Operations for Sol Melia Hotel.

About TravelCLICK

TravelCLICK (www.travelclick.net) is the leading provider of solutions that help hotels and other travel industry suppliers maximize profits from electronic distribution channels. The company's iHotelier booking engine platform and website marketing programs enable hotels to better execute strategies that increase business into their own websites. TravelCLICK's competitive benchmarking reports provide hotels with price and booking performance information, and the company's exclusive electronic marketing networks allow hotels and other travel related suppliers to target promotional messages to specific travel agents and consumers when they are booking travel.

Established in 1996 and headquartered in the Chicago area, TravelCLICK has over 8,000 customers in more than 140 countries around the world.

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