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TravelHero Announces Plan for Spin-off of GolfHero
Scottsdale, AZ- ( September 20th , 2005) - TravelHero, an online travel technology company specializing in B2B solutions for the online travel industry today has announced its plans to spin-off the GolfHero division into a separate company.

“The decision to separate GolfHero at this time is based on the overwhelming demand for this exciting new golf travel technology solution from major companies within the online hospitality industry. Since the creation of GolfHero, we’ve understood the time would come when we would be approached to spin-off this division into a separate entity.  Said Roy Staten, Founder of GolfHero. We just didn’t realize it would happen so quickly. Personally, I credit TravelHero for believing in the vision and making the major investment in the GolfHero technology, thus allowing us to build from scratch a totally independent technological solution from the parent company.”   We think the rapid success and industry acceptance of GolfHero is well summed up by a quote from Ed Utz, Director of Marketing for Marriott Golf, when he said, “I credit GolfHero for recognizing the opportunity.  They have cracked the code on this one.  Now we can offer one-stop shopping for golf and lodging, something we have wanted to facilitate for years.”

About TravelHero
TravelHero, founded in 1995, is a full service Internet travel company, providing global B2B technology solutions to the online travel industry. In addition to offering a private label booking engine with access to all major airlines, hotels and rental car companies, TravelHero’s other technology solutions include: EventHero - A hotel and special event ticket promotions application powering both local and nation events; AmusementPark.com - The largest selection of theme park tickets online and the first company to sell physical tickets to both Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort, and GolfHero - The first total online dynamic packaging engine for the golf travel industry that addresses the inherent problem of being able to book both live tee time inventory, combined with live hotel room inventory in one seamless transaction. 

About GolfHero
GolfHero with offices in Scottsdale, AZ and Orlando, Fla. is currently a division of TravelHero, well known within the travel industry as one of the top ten online travel portals in North America. GolfHero is a rich content resource that can help golf travelers plan and book trips faster and easier and is the first online packaging solution for the golf travel industry.

For more information about GolfHero visit www.golfhero.com or call our Scottsdale office (480) 603-3535

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Contact:

GolfHero
Matt Johnson / Roy Staten
480.946.5100
480 603 3535
rstaten@golfhero.com 


 

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GolfHero Partners with Falcon's Fire and Metrowest; Online Golf Vacation Packages with Cutting Edge Technology / February 2005
GolfHero Partners with Doral Golf Resort & Spa, A Marriott Resort; Online Golf Vacation Packages with Cutting Edge Technology / January 2005
Marriott Golf Signs Agreement with GolfHero to Provide Online Reservations for Golf and Lodging / October 2004
GolfHero Partners with IBS - Integrated Business Systems, Inc./ March 2004
GolfHero Partners with EZLinks Golf, Inc. / January 2004
GolfHero Goes Live at the New Raven at Verrado / January 2004
TravelHero.com's Elite Partner Program Boosts Bookings / December 2003
Travel Hero Launches New Online Packages Designed Exclusively for Vacationers / September 2003
TravelHero Acquires amusementpark.com / August 2003
TravelHero.com Reservations Jump Over 400% / December 2001
Athens, Georgia CVB Website Selects TravelHero.com for Accommodation Database and Reservations System / Dec 2001
TravelHero.com with Database of Over 100,000 Lodging Properties Enters Internet as Full - Service Travel Site / June 1999 
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