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Cendantís Eight Hotel Web Sites
Set Record-Breaking Pace


PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 23, 2005) Ė Cendant Hotel Group today announced that the value of single-day bookings made through its brand Web sites reached the $1 million mark on Feb. 7, three months earlier than last year.

May 17 was the companyís first $1 million day last year. 

Year-to-date, Cendant Hotel Groupís Web sites have recorded 21 days exceeding one million dollars in revenue.  In terms of overall revenue, the Web sites are exceeding last yearís booking pace with a 38 percent growth in revenue year over year.

ďAt this rate, our Web sites may break the 2004 record of 52 million-dollar days for the year,Ē said Peter Strebel, Cendant Hotel Group executive vice president and chief marketing officer.  ďThis is a testament to the success of our efforts to make our Web sites more user-friendly and streamlined in the rebounding travel market.Ē

Cendantís hotel Web sites are,,,,,, and

Cendantís Hotel Group, based in Parsippany, N.J., is the worldís largest lodging franchisor with 6,408 hotels representing 521,241 rooms on five continents. All hotels are individually owned and operated under franchise agreements with Cendant subsidiaries.


Jennifer Zimmerman
Communications Manager
Cendant Hotel Group
(973) 496-0750

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