SOURCE: Wandrian

June 26, 2008 17:25 ET

Wandrian's Train Travel Transactions Grow by 65%

1st Quarter Success Driven by Increase in Distribution Channels, Technological Enhancements and Consumer Demand

NEWTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - Wandrian®, Inc. announced today that it has experienced record volumes throughout its enterprise, re-affirming its position in the market as the leader in technology solutions that simplify the planning and purchasing of train travel.

As crippling fuel prices force consumers to search out alternative means of transportation, train travel has become the obvious choice for many.

"Train travel is hot right now -- and getting hotter," said Bret Gordon, Wandrian's President and CEO. "Consumers are savvy enough to know that trains are the economical, practical and environmentally friendly option to driving or flying, be it for holiday or work."

The Company also reported that enquiries for private label solutions were up 200% in the 1st quarter, overall transactions were up 65%. Larger travel companies and Online Travel Agencies are adding a more sophisticated and comprehensive train offering by leveraging Wandrian's API. Traffic and sales volume through Wandrian's current SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions are experiencing unprecedented growth.

For more information on software solutions for offering train tickets and passes for sale, visit http://www.wandrian.com.

About Wandrian®, Inc.

We develop technology solutions that simplify the planning and purchasing of train travel. Our mission is to make traveling by train a top-of-mind choice for travelers around the world. To achieve this mission we've created a compelling purchase experience that connects global train operating companies together. Our team's experience provides unique insight into industry needs and marketplace challenges. Our commitment to continuous innovation enables railways, agencies, wholesalers and websites to sell effectively, distribute efficiently and connect easily with customers.

Founded in 2000 and privately owned, Wandrian is headquartered in the Newton, MA with offices in the U.K. and Australia.

Contact Information

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    Charles de Gaspe Beaubien
    Wandrian, Inc.
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