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12.17.2007

ORBITZ WORLDWIDE SIGNS CRUISE DISTRIBUTION AND FULFILLMENT PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD TRAVEL HOLDINGS
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced it has reached an agreement with World Travel Holdings (WTH), for WTH to manage cruise fulfillment for the company’s Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) and CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com) brands.




12.11.2007

WORLD TRAVEL HOLDINGS WINS PRESIDENTS AWARD FROM ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL
World Travel Holdings (WTH), a multi-brand travel company and the world's largest cruise seller owned and operated by Co-CEOs Brad & Jeff Tolkin, today announced that it has won the 2007 President's Award and the distinction of "Partner of the Year" from Royal Caribbean International (RCI). Adam Goldstein, President of RCI, presented the cruise line's top honor to David Crooks, Vice President of Cruise Product & Supplier Relations, who accepted the award on WTH's behalf.



10.11.2007

CRUISESONLY OFFERS INDUSTRYS LARGEST NUMBER OF CUSTOMER CRUISE REVIEWS
CruisesOnly, America's Largest Cruise Agency and World Travel Holdings' (WTH) premier cruise brand, announced today that it has launched the Internet's richest database of customer review content.


10.03.2007

ROYAL CARIBBEAN CELEBRITY AND AZAMARA CRUISE LINES APPLAUDED BY LEADING CRUISE TRAVEL SELLERS
CruiseOne, a leading U.S. franchise operation of more than 500 independent cruise-only travel professionals, and Cruises Inc., the nation's original host agency network with nearly 500 independent contractors is very pleased with the recent steps taken by the cruise brands under Royal Caribbean International, Ltd.



10.03.2007

CRUISEONE AND CRUISES INC. ANNOUNCE A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN THEME FOR THEIR 2007 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
CruiseOne, a leading U.S. franchise operation of more than 500 independent cruise-only travel professionals, and Cruises Inc., the nation's original host agency network with nearly 500 independent contractors, are in the final phase of preparations for what is expected to be one of their largest annual conferences. Taking place from October 13 through October 19, 2007 both in Miami and onboard the Norwegian Pearl, the 2007 conference theme and title is "A League Of Our Own," signifying the vast strength of these organizations as leaders in the cruise travel industry as well as the Norwegian Pearl's industry-first bowling alley at sea.


08.23.2007

WORLD TRAVEL HOLDINGS EMPLOYEES CYCLE FOR A CURE IN MEMORY OF FORMER NLG PRESIDENT GREG DAVIS
Vacation Outlet, part of World Travel Holdings (formerly National Leisure Group) and New England's premier seller of leisure travel, proudly sponsored employees at the recent Pan Mass Challenge, the nation's original fundraising bike-a-thon. On August 5, WTH co-CEO Brad Tolkin, SVP Pat Krippendorf, VPs David Crooks and Stuart Cohen, and WTH employees Mark Hurley, Jackie Murphy, Dawn Shackelton, and Jeff McLean rode the course in memory of the company's former president Greg Davis, who was hit by a car while training for the 197-mile PMC fundraising event on June 18, 2001.


07.16.2007

CRUISEONE AND CRUISES INC. INVEST 1 MILLION TO UPGRADE SYSTEMS TO BETTER SERVE MEMBERS AND THEIR CRUISE TRAVEL CUSTOMERS
CruiseOne, a leading U.S. franchise operation of more than 500 independent cruise-only travel professionals, and Cruises Inc., the nation's original host agency network with more than 500 independent contractors, have invested over one million dollars to completely upgrade their servers and systems in order to ensure smooth operations and faster response time to cruise customer requests.


05.24.2007

CRUISEONE AND CRUISES INC. NAME TRAVEL INDUSTRY VETERAN TO TOP MARKETING POSITION
CruiseOne, a leading U.S. franchise operation of more than 500 independent cruise-only travel professionals, and Cruises Inc., the nation's original host agency network with more than 500 independent contractors, have named travel and cruise industry veteran Steven Hattem to the position of Vice President of Marketing.



04.02.2007 CRUISEONE STIRS EXCITEMENT AT THIS YEARS CLIA TRADESHOW!
CruiseOne, the leading cruise agency franchisor, recently participated in the third annual cruise3sixty conference. The company, founded in 1992, currently has close to 500 franchisees throughout North America and is the recognized leader in the development of unique technology and marketing programs on behalf of its franchise members.




03.19.2007 WTH ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC VP HIRE – INDUSTRY ENTREPRENEUR, STUART COHEN – TO GROW GROUP TRAVEL DIVISION
World Travel Holdings, recent acquirer of Woburn-based NLG, announces a new addition to their sales & marketing team, Stuart Cohen, MCC, as Vice President of Group Travel.


02.27.2007 VACATIONERS HAVE NEW LUXURY TRAVEL WEB SITE AT 'TRIPS OF DISTINCTION.COM' WITH LIVE EXPERTS ON PHONE

Private yachts and luxury villas are not only for the rich and famous anymore, but are now within reach of every vacationer with the launch of www.TripsofDistinction.com, a new Web site from a 38-year-old travel company that provides vacations spiced with luxury accommodations and attentive service. This new Web site, supported by the personalized booking experience of an established travel company, provides a portfolio of luxury vacation products for discerning travelers including hundreds of options at five-star luxury hotels, resorts and private villas as well as upscale cruises and yacht charters.


01.23.2007 WHY BOOK A VILLA VACATION? VILLAS OF DISTINCTION ANSWERS WITH IMPRESSIVE PORTFOLIO OF OVER 5,000 LUXURIOUS VILLA VACATION GETAWAYS

Have you been dreaming of a luxurious vacation in a private villa featuring all the comforts of home against a tranquil backdrop? This dream can become an elegant and memorable reality thanks to the products and services of the travel industry experts at Villas of Distinction.



01.11.2007 KAYAK.COM LAUNCHES FIRST METASEARCH PRODUCT FOR CRUISESONLY TRAVEL SITE TO SEARCH SEVERAL CRUISE SITES FOR PRICES AND AVAILABILITY
Kayak.com, the world's largest travel site, today 

aunches the first metasearch product for cruises. Unlike other travel sites, Kayak.com will 

search multiple cruise sites for prices and itineraries and is the only site that offers consumers a 

choice of where to book. Through a partnership with World Travel Holdings (WTH), Kayak.com 

will search several leading cruise brands including CruisesOnly, Cruise411, Cruises.com and 

Vacation Outlet. Kayak.com will add additional sites including supplier direct in the coming 

months.




01.11.2007 DON'T MISS THE BOAT – GO CRUISING WITH JETBLUE

JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) is pleased to announce that starting today, customers may purchase cruises on 

cruises.jetblue.com. Customers are guaranteed the lowest cruise price availablea, and all cruise lines are available for purchase on the low-fare, low-cost airline's website.



01.10.2007 VILLAS OF DISTINCTION RE-LAUNCHES WEB SITE; FEATURED VILLA, FRESH LOOK AMONG ENHANCEMENTS

Among other enhancements to its Web site, Villas of Distinction has just launched a "Featured Distinctive Villa" section at (www.VillasofDistinction.com) designed to offer potential travelers a first glance at one of the best-of-the-best villa options for their vacationing pleasure.


01.04.2007 SideStep To Launch Travel Search Industry's First Cruise Vertical

SideStep, the Internet's leading travel search company, today announced the upcoming launch of its Cruise vertical, the company's latest category expansion. The new Cruise search, which will be available this month, will enable SideStep users to research and book all major cruise destinations – including the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Alaska, The Bahamas and Europe – and will include useful information such as ship details, ship reviews and star ratings, and photos and tours, as well as detailed information regarding staterooms, public areas and deck plans.


01.04.2007 NATIONAL LEISURE GROUP (NLG) CHANGES NAME TO WORLD TRAVEL HOLDINGS

World Travel Holdings, a New York-based travel company, owned and operated by Co-CEOs Brad & Jeff Tolkin, acquired Woburn-based National Leisure Group, Inc. in July. Over the next several months, NLG will be changing its name to World Travel Holdings.