Hotel Online  Special Report Sees Substantial
Growth in 2nd Quarter of 2004
Knoxville, TN – July 20, 2004 –, one of the world’s fastest growing online hotel directories for pet-friendly hotel and travel lodging, saw a 115% increase in new property listings during the 2nd quarter of 2004 when compared with the 1st quarter of 2004.’s steady growth over the past year is in line with the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association forecast that spending in 2004 will rise to $34.3 billion, a 100 percent increase in just 10 years.

Company spokesperson Brian Bailey states that, “People taking their pets with them on vacation is a huge trend that doesn’t seem to be losing any momentum. Even when we compared our numbers for the 2nd quarter of last year to the 2nd quarter of this year we saw a 65% increase in new property listings. It’s really amazing how our culture has shifted from putting our pets in kennels to now taking them with us when we travel, and the hotel industry is responding.”

The 2nd quarter statistics amounted for an 8% total increase of the properties listed on the Web site.

About brings pet friendly travel options to traveling pet owners from the USA and abroad. The company Web site is located at

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