Travelocity.ca

Travelocity.ca

March 06, 2007 07:00 ET

Travelocity.ca Has the Whole Trip Covered With New Prepackaged Vacations Shopping Engine

PARTNERSHIP WITH SOFTVOYAGE ALLOWS TRAVELLERS TO BOOK VACATIONS TO SUN DESTINATIONS WITH CANADA'S LEADING TOUR OPERATORS

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 6, 2007) - Piles of snow, puddles of slush; get thyself to sandy white beaches immediately! Travelocity.ca makes escaping winter easy and affordable now with the ability to book tour operator-provided packaged vacations to sun destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. This new feature is powered by Softvoyage, Canada's leading provider of web-based tools for shopping and booking tour package content.

The collaboration between Travelocity.ca and Softvoyage now makes it possible for Canadians to book their packaged vacations to popular sun destinations at Travelocity.ca. Tour operators Air Canada Vacations, Conquest Vacations, Nolitours, Signature Vacations, Sunquest Vacations and Transat Holidays may all be booked through the Travelocity site at www.travelocity.ca.

"We are already offering flexible packaged vacation options to our customers," said Brian Simpson, General Manager, Travelocity.ca, "and this new offering will help us as we continue to strive to provide travellers with the best service and technology possible. After much research and an extensive review process, we have chosen Softvoyage. They have a great track-record when it comes to offering reliable vacation shopping and booking tools."

Pre-packaged vacations booked on Travelocity.ca will be backed by its Customer Championship program which is aimed at backing its promise "that everything about a traveller's booking will be right or we'll work with our partners to make it right, right away." Customer Championship advances Travelocity.ca's leadership in working closely with its travel partners to eliminate on-the-road inconveniences while giving travellers relevant information to help make their trip go smoothly.

"We are very pleased to be working with Travelocity.ca to provide their customers with the ability to book packaged vacations with Canada's leading tour operators," said Dan Langevin, Vice-President Sales and Marketing, Softvoyage. "Our companies are very similar in that we take pride in our innovative technology and believe in delivering an excellent user experience each and every time."

About Travelocity.ca

Travelocity.ca(SM) is a leading Canadian full-service travel Web site, providing reservation capabilities for hundreds of the world's leading airlines, including WestJet and Air Canada, nearly sixty thousand hotels around the world and best-in-class car rental companies. Travelocity.ca also offers thousands of vacation and cruise packages, Last Minute Deals, and a vast database of destination and travel information.

Travelocity's customer-driven focus, backed by live 24/7 phone support, great prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity the fifth largest travel agency in the U.S. - booking $10.1 billion in travel in 2006. Based in Southlake, Texas, Travelocity also owns and operates Travelocity Business® for corporate travelers, lastminute.com, a leader in European online travel and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE:TSG), a world leader in travel commerce.

About Softvoyage

Founded in 1987, SoftVoyage specializes in the development of technological solutions for tour operators, travel agencies and consolidators. Softvoyage has established itself as one of the principal software solution innovators and developers dedicated to the travel industry in North America. With offices in Montreal and Toronto and sales representatives in Europe and the US, SoftVoyage ensures the highest level of support and satisfaction for its clients.

Contact Information

  • For more information from Travelocity.ca, please contact:
    Thornley Fallis Communications
    Joscelyn Smith
    Account Coordinator
    (416) 515-7517 x 226
    Email: smith@thornleyfallis.com
    or
    For more information from Softvoyage, please contact:
    Dan Langevin
    Vice-President, Sales & Marketing
    (905) 825-3392
    Email: dlangevin@softvoyage.com