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LastMinuteTravel.com is First Online Travel Agent to Launch Internet Campaign

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LastMinuteTravel.com is First Online Travel Agent to Launch Internet Campaign
with Dapper MashupAds

ORLANDO, Fla. – In the first advertising alliance of its kind, LastMinuteTravel.com Continue reading

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USA Weekend MagazineSpotlights LastMinuteTravel.com

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USA Weekend MagazineSpotlights LastMinuteTravel.com
in Article on Ways to “Take a Leap” this February 29

ORLANDO, Fla. (February 25, 2008) − Published weekly in over 600 newspapers nationwide, USA Weekend magazine names LastMinuteTravel.com in a comprehensive piece about how consumers can energize their leap day and beyond. Written by Contributing Editor Natalie Ermann Russell, the article lists 28 tips for getting the most out of this year’s extra Friday. Tip number 11 states:

Buy a plane ticket to a place you’ve never visited. Begin by exploring SmarterTravel.com, LastMinuteTravel.com and 11thHourVacations.com for low-cost, last-minute fares.

“Next Friday is Leap Day — Take a leap” was published both in print and online via the magazine’s website, USAweekend.com. The complete article is available clicking here.

About LastMinuteTravel.com

Last Minute Travel (www.LastMinuteTravel.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., is the premier online website for Last Minute Travel deals offering cheap travel packages, discounted airfare, bargains on hotel accommodations, car rentals, cruise specials and more to the top traveled destinations worldwide. A pioneer in selling and marketing online travel, LastMinuteTravel.com allows travelers to find the best deals at the last possible moment, as hotel rates can change every second.

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The Houston Chronicle Highlights LastMinuteTravel.com

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The Houston Chronicle Highlights LastMinuteTravel.com
Poll Question: ‘You had what in your Ziploc bag?’

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 20, 2008) − In a recent article titled “You had what in your bag?” the Houston Chronicle discussed one of LastMinuteTravel.com’s recent poll questions that asked consumers to “spill it” for a chance to win a last-minute getaway. After submitting answers to poll questions online, consumers are automatically entered to win a last-minute trip, which includes roundtrip airfare and a complimentary two-night stay at one of the booking site’s luxurious hotels.

The article discloses the poll’s results in the newspaper’s “Air Travel” section, revealing that the majority of respondents name “underwear” as the most embarrassing item they’ve had displayed by airport security. The Houston Chronicle is the 9th largest U.S. daily newspaper, boasting a circulation of 503,114.

About LastMinuteTravel.com

Last Minute Travel (www.LastMinuteTravel.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., is the premier online website for Last Minute Travel deals offering cheap travel packages, discounted airfare, bargains on hotel accommodations, car rentals, cruise specials and more to the top traveled destinations worldwide. A pioneer in selling and marketing online travel, LastMinuteTravel.com allows travelers to find the best deals at the last possible moment, as hotel rates can change every second.

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LastMinuteCruises.com Listed in the Washington Post

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LastMinuteCruises.com Listed in the Washington Post
As a Top Cruise Deal for Travel by Sea

ORLANDO, Fla. (October 11, 2007) − The Washington Post has recently featured online cruise booking site, LastMinuteCruises.com, in an article titled “What’s the Deal? The week’s best travel bargains around the globe, by land, sea and air.” Explaining details of the site’s current special on last-minute cruises to Bermuda this September and October, the article provides readers with a sample rate, departure date, port, and cruise line offered by the site, providing a 50% cost savings of US$551 to Caribbean-bound travelers.

The Washington Post is ranked as one of the top 10 newspapers in the United States based on a circulation to 669,130 households. The article, written by Andrea Sachs, is included in the newspaper’s September 9, 2007, edition.

About LastMinuteTravel.com

Last Minute Travel (www.lastminutetravel.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., is the premier online Web site for Last Minute Travel deals offering airline tickets, hotel accommodations, vacation packages, car rentals and cruises. A pioneer in selling and marketing online travel, LastMinuteTravel.com allows travelers to find the best deals at the last possible moment, as hotel rates can change every second.

About Travel Holdings, Inc.

Travel Holdings, Inc. (www.travelholdings.com) is among the largest and fastest growing privately held tour operators serving the global travel market, with contracting and sales operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The company serves the B2B, B2C, Group, Affiliate and Corporate Travel sectors and operates its own travel technology company, Travel Global Systems, headquartered in Tel Aviv.

Media Contacts:

Amanda Patrick
Account Executive, Ypartnership Public Relations
Amanda.Patrick@ypartnership.com
(407) 838-1829

Lauren Volcheff
Marketing Director, Travel Holdings, Inc.
(407) 667-8700 ext. 7355
Lauren@travelholdings.com

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Readers of Redbook Magazine List LastMinuteTravel.com as…

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Readers of Redbook Magazine List LastMinuteTravel.com
as an Online Resource for Living a Posh Travel Lifestyle on Less

ORLANDO, Fla. (October 11, 2007) – Redbook magazine recently featured 15 tips from readers on “How to Live Large on Less: Scrimp-Free Strategies for Achieving A Posh Lifestyle – On a Shoestring!” In one reader’s tip about finding the best travel deals at a moment’s notice, LastMinuteTravel.com is listed as one of three online resources for finding bargains on airfare and hotel accommodates to luxurious and exotic locales last-minute, including such international destinations as Fiji and Australia.

Redbook is designed as a guide to entertain and inform young married women about fashion, beauty, marriage, sex, motherhood, celebrities and news topics. In addition to its online readership, the magazine boasts a monthly circulation of 2,374,237 readers.

About LastMinuteTravel.com

Last Minute Travel (www.lastminutetravel.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., is the premier online Web site for Last Minute Travel deals offering airline tickets, hotel accommodations, vacation packages, car rentals and cruises. A pioneer in selling and marketing online travel, LastMinuteTravel.com allows travelers to find the best deals at the last possible moment, as hotel rates can change every second.

About Travel Holdings, Inc.

Travel Holdings, Inc. (www.travelholdings.com) is among the largest and fastest growing privately held tour operators serving the global travel market, with contracting and sales operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The company serves the B2B, B2C, Group, Affiliate and Corporate Travel sectors and operates its own travel technology company, Travel Global Systems, headquartered in Tel Aviv.

Media Contacts:

Amanda Patrick
Account Executive, Ypartnership Public Relations
Amanda.Patrick@ypartnership.com
(407) 838-1829

Lauren Volcheff
Marketing Director, Travel Holdings, Inc.
(407) 667-8700 ext. 7355
Lauren@travelholdings.com

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LastMinuteTravel.com partners with AIG Travel Guard

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LastMinuteTravel.com partners with AIG Travel Guard
Online travel web site now offers clients customized travel insurance

Orlando, February 20, 2007 – LastMinuteTravel.com, an online web site for last-minute travel deals offering airline tickets, hotel accommodations, vacation packages, car rentals and cruises, now offers its clients customized travel insurance plans through AIG Travel Guard, the nation’s leading provider of travel insurance and assistance plans.

The travel insurance for LastMinuteTravel.com clients includes an international air ticket program, hotel and excursion plan, vacation/cruise package and a budget program for domestic airline tickets. Coverage varies by plan and includes trip cancellation, emergency medical, medical evacuation, baggage, baggage delay and travel delay. All of the plans include AIG Travel Guard’s comprehensive 24/7-travel assistance and Livetravel emergency services.

“With tens of thousands of last-minute travel deals and a wide variety of destinations and price points available for immediate purchase, LastMinuteTravel.com provides our frequent and affluent leisure travelers with the best value for their travel investment,” said Alan Greenberg, chairman and chief executive officer for Travel Holdings, Inc., the parent company of LastMinuteTravel.com. “The travel insurance programs we now offer through AIG Travel Guard are a natural extension of this value proposition. The programs are customized for the types of travel that our clients book on our site and provide not only financial coverage in the event of a cancellation, but coverage for medical emergencies, baggage and a 24/7 travel hotline anywhere in the world, anytime of the day.”

About LastMinuteTravel.com

LastMinuteTravel.com is owned by Travel Holdings, Inc., one of the most distinctive and expansive travel distribution companies in the world. The company was created in early 2004 through the merger of Tourico Holidays, Inc., LastMinuteTravel.com and Travel Global Systems. Headquartered in Orlando and with technology operations in Tel Aviv, Travel Holdings serves wholesale, consumer and trade customers in 122 countries. The company is a multi-channel distributor, marketing its inventory through virtually every segment of the online travel sector, including retail, wholesale, group, travel agent, corporate and affiliates.

The travel insurance offered through AIG Travel Guard is underwritten by American Home Assurance Company or National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., with their principal place of business in New York, NY. Both of these companies are members of the AIG Companies®. The policies contain reductions, limitations, exclusions, and termination provisions. Not all coverages are available in every state.

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LastMinuteTravel.com Listed by Indianapolis Star

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LastMinuteTravel.com Listed by Indianapolis Star
as a Top Online Travel Resource for Planning ‘Impulse Escapes’

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 20, 2008) − Top 50 ranked newspaper Indianapolis Star names LastMinuteTravel.com among top travel sites for booking a late-breaking impulse vacation. The article, “Impulse Escapes” discusses tips for traveling on a whim and provided testimonials from other spontaneous travelers about the potential for fun and excitement on such trips.

The piece was printed in the “Travel” section of the Indianapolis Star this February, and is also published in the newspaper’s online edition on Indystar.com.

Written by the Star’s Travel Reporter, Zach Dunkin, the complete article is available here.

About LastMinuteTravel.com

Last Minute Travel (www.LastMinuteTravel.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., is the premier online website for Last Minute Travel deals offering cheap travel packages, discounted airfare, bargains on hotel accommodations, car rentals, cruise specials and more to the top traveled destinations worldwide. A pioneer in selling and marketing online travel, LastMinuteTravel.com allows travelers to find the best deals at the last possible moment, as hotel rates can change every second.

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