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WorldRes Signs on its 1,000th Hotel

SAN MATEO, CA, October 21 - WorldRes, Inc., developer and operator of the leading Internet-based hotel reservation system, today announced the signing of its 1,000th hotel, the Park Lane in Hong Kong, part of the SRS consortium. With the addition of SRS Hotels, WorldRes has expanded its geographic presence to more than 60 countries worldwide.

According to Eric Christensen, chief executive officer of WorldRes, Inc., "Our hotel base has grown by more than five times since the beginning of the year and we have agreements in place which will double that number of hotels by the end of the year. Increasingly, properties and hotel companies are seeing the advantage of outsourcing their Internet sales and marketing activities to a partner like WorldRes."

Other WorldRes customers include Grande Hotels, Grand Heritage Hotels, Fiesta Americana Hotels, Movenpick Hotels, Pan Pacific Hotels, Swallow Hotels, Amfac Parks and Resorts, and Outrigger Hotels and Resorts.

WorldRes, Inc., founded in 1995, provides Internet sales and marketing technologies and services to hotel properties around the world, at no fixed cost. WorldRes also provides travel, CVB, and destination Web sites with online hotel booking capability. Other WorldRes partner sites include WorldRes' Places To Stay, SABRE's Travelocity, NetChannel, Destination Florida, the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau and Fujitsu's WildBird site in Japan.

Properties interested in enrolling in the WorldRes system can contact WorldRes sales at (415) 372-1700, or apply online on the WorldRes Web site (http://www.worldres.com). Web sites or CVBs interested in becoming a WorldRes partner can contact Scott Potter, vice president of business development, at (415) 372-1714.

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WorldRes and Places To Stay are trademarks of WorldRes, Inc. All other trademarks are recognized as the property of their respective holders.

Contacts:

Lissa Dutton, email: ldutton@worldres.com

Lauren Rudowitzl, email: laurenr@worldnet.att.net


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