|By Marketwired .||
|November 26, 2012 08:00 AM EST||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/26/12 -- FlightNetwork.com, one of Canada's leaders in online travel, today announced a collaboration to become the travel booking partner for Travelers Network. Recently launched by Pelmorex Media Inc., Travelers Network is a trusted online advisor with a dedicated in house reporting team to help users make the most informed decision when it comes to their travel plans.
"We're excited to work with Pelmorex Media on their latest venture designed to help Canadians plan their trips," said Naman Budhdeo, CEO of FlightNetwork.com. "Both of our companies have a history of innovation to meet the unique needs of Canadians. When Pelmorex Media launched The Weather Network, they beat out all competitors to become the country's most trusted and accurate source for updated weather conditions, while FlightNetwork.com has grown to become the country's number two online travel site, offering the best flight rates online, backed by the security of Price Drop Protection."
When developing Travelers Network, Pelmorex Media Inc. chose to work with such partners as Microsoft, Google, Akamai, ESRi, and Inrix to assemble one of the most comprehensive data and routing platforms in the world. FlightNetwork.com was chosen to be Travelers Network's travel booking partner based on a unique understanding of Canadian travelers needs and their leadership role in online travel.
"We are happy to have FlightNetwork.com providing users of Travelers Network with flight booking services," said Mark Thompson, Managing Director of Travelers Network. "Adding this functionality to the overall Travelers Networks experience allows us to guide users from point A to point B whether it's around the corner or around the world."
About FlightNetwork.com (www.flightnetwork.com)
As one of Canada's leaders in online travel, FlightNetwork.com delivers the lowest airfares from the top airlines by offering consumers access to over 2 million bulk rates on cheap flights negotiated with major airlines. Its proprietary flight booking engine offers last second booking. Backing up Flight Network's award winning online service are over 120 insightful travel specialists in the FlightNetwork.com call centre who ensure that customers successfully book the best travel deals.
FlightNetwork.com's Price Drop Protection plan is a unique, free program, exclusive to FlightNetwork.com customers on all economy flights, vacations and hotels. The Price Drop Deal covers unlimited drops on domestic flights, vacations and hotel bookings. If you book with FlightNetwork.com, and the price drops after you book, you will get the difference credited back.
About Pelmorex Media Inc.
Founded in 1989, Pelmorex Media Inc. is the parent company of The Weather Network, MeteoMedia, Travelers Network and Reseau Voyageurs. The California-based Beat The Traffic service was acquired in September 2012 to complement Travelers Network, a service dedicated to routing users from point A to B, around the corner or around the globe, via all modes of transportation. Pelmorex is a leader in meeting the information needs of consumers with invaluable content, ease of accessibility, overall quality and a compelling experience on all platforms and also in meeting the weather information needs of commercial and government clients whose success relies on accurate and reliable weather related information. The Weather Network and its French counterpart, MeteoMedia are among the top media brands in Canada and market leaders in the multi-platform digital market including, web, smartphones and tablets. The Weather Network and MeteoMedia television services are in every home via cable, satellite and telco distributors and rank among Canada's most frequently consulted services. Pelmorex has also been licensed to operate Canada's National Alerting Aggregation and Dissemination System (NAADS) which aggregates and distributes emergency alerts issued by authorized government agencies; alerts are made available to the public via broadcasters and distributors as well as via the internet and mobile devices. Pelmorex Media Inc. has been named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for seven consecutive years and is one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2012.
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