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FIRST TRAVELCORP TO ACQUIRE GREENSBORO'S ADVANTAGE TRAVEL

 FIRST TRAVELCORP TO ACQUIRE GREENSBORO'S ADVANTAGE TRAVEL
 RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Raleigh based travel services company First Travelcorp Inc. has signed a letter of intent to purchase Advantage Travel Inc., located in Dover Square on Battleground Avenue, Greensboro.
 Advantage Travel was founded in 1985 by Cindy Glass, Glenda Fletcher and Cathy Bencini. "We are very excited about becoming a part of the First Travelcorp family," said Glass. "We believe this is a wonderful opportunity for us all, and it will enhance our efforts to give outstanding service to our clients.
 "Not only will our clients continue to benefit from our excellent service, but now they'll have all the best travel industry technology as well," Glass added.
 The Advantage Travel operation will relocate to Lucas/First Travelcorp's Elm Street location in Greensboro. Cindy Glass will be appointed vice president of operations and will manage the Greensboro office. Glenda Fletcher will be customer service representative, and Cathy Bencini will be lead leisure agent.
 "We are delighted that these travel professionals will bring their expertise to our company," said Fred Coward, First Travelcorp executive vice president.
 "First Travelcorp's growth will continue to focus on full service travel agencies in the southeastern United States with qualified, dedicated staff and state-of-the-art technology," Coward concluded.
 In addition to the acquisition of Advantage Travel, First Travelcorp has acquired Lucas Travel, McDonald Travel in Durham, Patterson Travel in Raleigh, Anderson Travel in Winston-Salem, and Passport Travel in Charlotte.
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 /CONTACT: Fred Coward of First Travelcorp, 919-571-5214/ CO: First Travelcorp Inc.; Advantage Travel Inc. ST: North Carolina IN: LEI SU: TNM


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