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ORLANDO, Fla., June 3, 2013 – Tourico Holidays®, an innovate leader in travel wholesale, is pleased to announce a new airline partner: flydubai. The carrier has partnered together with Tourico Holidays to launch a new, one-stop-shop booking system that allows passengers to plan their entire holiday directly through flydubai.com, with convenient access to thousands of affordable hotel, car hire, cruise, activity, and transfer products. Tourico Holidays is the exclusive provider of this non-air inventory, saving both time and money.

“As one of the leading global travel wholesalers, we are delighted to bring our extensive portfolio to flydubai’s passengers,” stated Jason Soss, President of Global Business Development at Travel Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Tourico Holidays. “Whether they are looking for a backpacking hotel in Istanbul or five-star luxury in the Maldives, with more than 36,000 hotels, cruises, vacation packages, and attractions in over 4,500 destinations, we have something for every budget. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with flydubai.”

This new partnership comes as flydubai celebrates its fourth anniversary, offering a wide range of accommodation options both within its network and beyond through Tourico Holidays. Along with everyday affordable rates, customers will also have access to regular special offers on resorts and attractions.

“This is a very exciting time for flydubai”, stated flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith. “We have listened to our customers, many of whom have asked if they can book hotels and other travel-related services along with their flights. We are pleased to now offer this service through our partnership with Tourico Holidays. We constantly strive to offer our passengers more and, thanks to the addition of these travel packages, everything can be booked easily and conveniently at flydubai.com.”

In addition to flydubai, many other airlines have also realized the benefits of partnering with Tourico Holidays; as a global travel wholesaler, Tourico Holidays currently works with over 10 major airlines that provide lift to over 700 destinations across 6 continents. In addition to establishing itself as a market leader in providing airlines with an impressive travel inventory, Tourico Holidays is, at the same time, able to bring yet another unique channel of distribution to its supplier partners.


Tourico Holidays announces partnership with Accor


Tourico Holidays announces partnership with Accor

ORLANDO, Fla. − November 15, 2012 − Tourico Holidays today announced a new partnership with Accor Hotels that allows for the company’s portfolio to be distributed through the worldwide travel wholesaler. This agreement will offer clients an even greater variety of hotels and destinations globally.

As the newest addition to Tourico Holidays’ Direct Connect Program, Accor has rolled out 400 hotels initially in key cities around the world with the goal of 1,200 hotels across 92 countries within the next 2 years. This includes Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, MGallery, ibis and others. Through Tourico Holidays’ Direct Connect Program, clients have access to consistent, branded products, real time and last-minute availability and seamless commission and net-based model. With over 15,000 properties across 5,000 cities worldwide available through Direct Connect, tour operators and other travel businesses can get the destination coverage they need.

“This is a very exciting partnership between Europe’s largest hotel and the fastest growing travel wholesaler in Europe,” comments Dermot Quigley, EVP of Global Product Development. “With a 40% growth in Europe last year, this Direct Connect partnership will solidify Tourico Holidays’ place in the European market place by providing our clients with Accor’s impressive products, promotions and translated content.”

“Accor is proud to announce this new partnership offering dynamic inventory and real-time rates and availability to Tourico Holidays’ global client base’ states Steven Eidelberg, Senior Director of Sales, Leisure & Group for Accor Global Sales NA. “Accor continues to rapidly expand across the globe, opening almost 1 hotel per day. As we grow, it is imperative to develop connectivity with our strategic partners such as Tourico Holidays.”

Tourico Holidays currently has Direct Connect partnerships with over 10 chains covering more than 115 countries: Hilton Worldwide, InterConitinental Hotels Group, Best Western®, Choice Hotels®, Caesars Entertainment®, Minotel, Sandals® Resorts and more. Easily accessible through all Tourico Holidays booking channels, the comprehensive, branded-inventory is impeccably integrated into the existing inventory on TouricoHolidays.com, White Label and Host-to-Host connections.


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Tourico Holidays Implements American Airlines Direct Connect®

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Tourico Holidays Implements American Airlines
Direct Connect®

FORT WORTH, Texas, and ORLANDO, Fla. (June 13, 2012) − American Airlines announced today that global wholesale travel provider Tourico Holidays has implemented American’s direct connect − a technology link that offers travel providers access to American’s fares, schedules and customized travel products and services.

“American’s direct connect technology will allow Tourico Holidays to offer our customers the latest in exclusive travel innovations, like American’s current Preferred Seats and upcoming Main Cabin Extra products, in a personalized and interactive fashion,” said Jason Soss, President of Global Business Development for Tourico Holidays.

Travel providers can aggregate personalized travel products and services from American’s direct connect with information from other technology sources to produce a single integrated display of travel options, as Tourico Holidays elected to do in agent displays as well as its customer-facing websites.

Tourico Holidays has been using the link to issue American tickets for the past four months.

Additional details were not disclosed.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,500 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American’s award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 150 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol “AAMRQ” on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group. Coercive

About Tourico Holidays

Tourico Holidays (www.TouricoHolidays.com) is a subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., a worldwide travel distribution company. Tourico Holidays is a global wholesale travel provider with over 150 international distribution websites and more than 23,000 merchant hotel agreements, operating in 23 languages in over 100 countries. As a supplier to over 4,400 tour operators and travel agents, Tourico Holidays operates and maintains global websites and online interfaces that serve a large diversity of travel sellers.

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New York, November 10, 2006 – CheapoAir.com Cheap Airfare and Budget Travel Web Site announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with TouricoHolidays.com, one of the Continue reading