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PRACTICAL TRAVELER; Online Auctions: Reducing Risks
By BOB TEDESCHI - January 4, 2004

LAST year when Paige Pierson lost her job in the San Francisco Bay Area's dot-com contraction, she resolved not to abandon her travel passions.

The auctions on eBay had been a constant source of entertainment and the occasional bargain in recent years, and being a dot-commer, Ms. Pierson knew of other Web sites that sold travel through auctions. So in February, while musing about how to introduce her newborn son, Logan, to her extended family in Munich, she ventured online, looking to match the click of her mouse with the clack of a virtual auctioneer's gavel.

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September 26, 2003
Deloitte announced the rankings for the 2003 New York Technology Fast 50, the firm's annual ranking of the 50 fastest-growing companies in New York City area.

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NEW YORK, NY - January 12, 2002, the leading travel auction marketplace on the Internet, announces a series C financing of $4.0 million with existing investors, led by Baring Private Equity Partners, the private equity arm of ING Group.

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Wall Street Journal

Article written by Karen Jacobs - 4.16.2000
For many start-ups, directors offer desperately needed management skills. The problem is finding qualified candidates. If you think a cash-conserving dot-com has to settle for less when looking for directors, consider

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.com with Mark Hamill on TV Interactive

Bidding For Travel
It's a little known fact, airlines fly with over half a million unsold seats every day of the week, and thousands of hotel rooms are vacant each night around the globe. Now there's a destination where Web surfers can bid for such travel commodities, This travel auction site allows customers to bid on airline tickets and hotel rooms even while they're away from their computers. Pack your bags and join us for the latest road to travel savings.


Name Your Price at Online Travel Auctions - 9.24.1999
These days, when you want to travel, chances are you log on to your PC before you pick up the phone. You're no longer limited to the e-commerce travel sites where consumers routinely buy plane tickets at fixed prices. Now, travel auction sites allow you to name your price.

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New York Times

Cheap Air Fares: Bidding on the Web - 3.14.1999
New York tour operator and airline-ticket consolidator has opened a Web site to accept bids on domestic and overseas tickets, and the owner says that no bid -- not even $1 -- is too small to start. Many of the fares have limited windows of availability; others, particularly for students, offer a round trip to anywhere in the United States to be used in a wide period of time.

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USA Today - By Laura Bly

Are Internet travel auctions a route to bargains? - 3.12.1999
I thought I'd mastered the art of the deal.Winner of an Internet auction for a week's cruise through the southern Caribbean, I'd clicked my way to an outside cabin on Carnival's Inspiration for only $974 per couple, including port charges.

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Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel

"I don't usually talk about travel programs on the internet, because the subject is endless and also uninteresting to people who don't use computers. But a new web site called is too intriguing to be ignored. It's lists of dozens of travel products--Airfares, Hotels, Air-and-Land Packages, Cruises--And then lets you bid to buy them, with the opening bid fixed at exactly $1.00. If no one else wants the product, You buy it for $1.00. I think you'll get a kick--and maybe a low-priced vacation from"

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New Kid on the "Auction Block" - - 2.17.1999
Today a new site launches that is sure to change the way you plan your vacation and buy airline tickets. looks like a true winner.

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