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TRAVELOCITY - THE MOST POWERFUL TRAVEL SITE ON THE NET - DEBUTS TOMORROW

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 11 /PRNewswire/ --Travelocity(SM), the most powerful one-stop travel site on the Net, will be launched tomorrow at 12 noon Eastern time by SABRE Interactive and Worldview Systems Corporation. The new mega-site will launch with 200,000 pages of travel destination information from Worldview combined with countless pages of dynamically-generated travel reservation information that allow instant bookings in SABRE(R), the world's most powerful travel computer reservation system.

By linking databases, the two companies have created the largest collection of integrated and searchable travel information on the Internet. The address is http://www.travelocity.com.

"Travelocity provides maximum power for the do-it-yourself traveler," said Terry Jones, president of SABRE Interactive. "With this information at their fingertips, users can book travel quickly and efficiently, or just browse and dream about their next getaway."

According to Neal Checkoway, president of Worldview Systems Corporation, "Travelocity combines Worldview's and SABRE's years of experience in online electronic commerce with the enhanced capabilities of the Internet to create a unique, content-rich and easy-to-use travel site."

The site also features the latest in Web technology, including a home page with Shockwave animation, to provide users with the ultimate online travel planning and booking experience.

Information in Travelocity will be organized into four departments:

* Travel Reservations -- hundreds of airline schedules, flight

availability information and millions of fares; reservations and

ticket purchase online; free ticket delivery.

* Destinations & Interests -- continuously updated, easily searched

multimedia travel guide to thousands of destinations worldwide.

* Merchandise -- luggage, books, videos and hundreds of travel

products, accessories and unique items from around the globe.

* Chats & Forums -- live chats with travel experts; bulletin

boards to swap ideas with fellow travelers; travel contests and

games.

Airline tickets and merchandise can be securely purchased online through Travelocity using a credit card. Airline tickets can be delivered by mail or FedEx, picked up through a travel agent or at the airline ticket counter.

SABRE Interactive is a business unit of The SABRE Group, the information technology arm of AMR Corp. Ten years ago, easySABRE(SM) was introduced to provide frequent travelers and online computer users with an easy-to-use, English language interface to the world-renowned SABRE computer reservation system, one of the world's largest and most comprehensive real-time computer networks and travel information databases. Using online services, easySABRE members have access to up-to-the-minute travel and ticketing information. Today, there are more than 2.2 million easySABRE members. Other business units of The SABRE group manage SABRE's vast network and technology platforms; provide software, training, consulting and decision support products; and market SABRE to more than 29,500 travel agencies and suppliers in more than 74 countries worldwide. Company headquarters are located in Fort Worth.

Worldview Systems Corporation, a joint venture of Ameritech and Random House, was founded in San Francisco in 1987 to meet the need within the travel industry for difficult-to-obtain time-sensitive destination information.

Today, Worldview is the leading publisher of interactive and online destination information. Worldview's award-winning multilingual editorial department and correspondent network provide insider- perspective on local events and attractions in addition to up-to-date information on dining, business services, nightlife and shopping in thousands of destinations worldwide.

Media representatives also can access current and historical press releases for The SABRE Group via the Internet. The address is http://www.amrcorp.com/amr/corpcomm.htm

Media representatives can request historical Worldview Systems Corporation releases via e-mail at info@wvs.com

TRADEMARKS: "Travelocity" and "easySABRE" are service marks, and "SABRE" is a registered service mark of a subsidiary of AMR Corp.

PHOTO NOTE: Photo of Terry Jones, president of SABRE Interactive and Neal Checkoway, president of Worldview Systems Corp. together at a desk with a computer screen showing the Travelocity logo is available via Wieck Photo DataBase to any newspaper or media outlet with telephoto receiver, or electronic darkroom that can accept overhead transmissions. To electronically retrieve photo free of charge, call 214/392-0888.
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