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InnLink Names Hertz Vendor of Choice For Car Rental Services
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Hendersonville, TN –  December 5, 2005 -  InnLink announces the signing of an agreement with The Hertz Corporation that recognizes Hertz as InnLink’s vendor of choice for car rental options.  The agreement is for InnLink’s iLINK, the reservation booking engine used by more than 1000 hotels, and vLINK, the voice reservation component of InnLink’s Contact Center operation in Tennessee.

The agreement permits customers using InnLink’s hotel booking engine or voice services to connect directly to Hertz’s electronic or voice reservation services to make automobile reservations as part of his/her travel request. 

Initial contracts to utilize the Hertz service with several of InnLink’s customers including, AmericInn International, Key West Inn and Suites, GuestHouse International, Savannah Suites, and Select Inns have been signed and implementation is underway.

According to Laurie Bechler, InnLink’s Vice President of Operations, “InnLink continues to add value for its customers by adopting relevant service options that assist guests and enhance the reservation process.”  Pam Wright, Hertz’s Division Vice President of Travel Industry and Partnership Sales adds, “Here at Hertz, we’re dedicated to providing reservation services to our customers via the channels our customers wish to book.  Our agreement with InnLink further strengthens that commitment.” 

About Hertz:
Hertz operates from 8,100 locations in approximately 150 countries. 

About InnLink:
Founded in 1991, InnLink (www.innlink.com) specializes in the processing of reservations for hotels and hotel companies including comprehensive private-label voice reservations, vLINK, seamless GDS connectivity and a variety of Internet products, eLINK, and a private label Booking Engine, iLINK. InnLink maximizes channel-managed, reservation revenue streams for over 1000 hotels, resorts, inns, and extended-stay properties.  InnLink is dedicated to excellent and superior customer service and to revenue growth for its hotel customers.  InnLink is a wholly owned subsidiary of ShoLodge, Inc. of Hendersonville, Tennessee.

For more information, contact Mike Otten, Director of Sales and Marketing, at 770.431.6828 or mike.otten@innlink.com.

Contact:

InnLink, L.L.C.
Mike Otten
Director- Sales/Marketing
PH:    770.431.6828
FX:  801.409.8939
mike.otten@innlink.com
www.innlink.com


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