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AAA Travel and InXpo Partner in Virtual Travel ShowShowing Travelers That Europe Is Closer Than They Think (February 05, 2009)
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/09 -- In AAA Travel's upcoming virtual travel show titled "Europe Is Closer Than You Think," AAA will unite travelers with the best experts from cruise and tour companies by using InXpo's virtual event platforms. This show is just part of an ongoing series planned between AAA Travel and InXpo, the leader in privately-branded virtual events.
This live, invitation-only event takes place Tuesday, February 10, from 6:00 p.m. to Midnight, EST. Live webcasts and presentations will be offered from sponsors including Royal Caribbean International, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and Trafalgar Tours. Attendees can connect with AAA travel agents and European travel experts via chat or their "click-to-call" feature, where attendees enter their numbers and agents immediately call them to help them plan their itineraries.
The show will also have live webcasts where attendees can hear from travel experts as well as a lounge for ongoing conversations between travelers and experts and a blog center where bloggers are welcome to be heard throughout this community of fellow travelers. Exclusive AAA member offers will be available and attendees will have the chance to win prizes throughout the event, including an exciting European vacation package.
To register or learn more about this virtual travel show, go to:
"We've had several successful events this past year and plan to host several more during 2009," said Glen Mac Donell, director, AAA Travel Services. "What makes each event special can be best described by an attendee of one of our recent events: 'The virtual show was a fabulous idea! My husband and I are thinking of cruising with some friends, and we've been visiting websites, but being able to ask questions of travel experts and get other cruisers' opinions was really helpful! Thank you!'"
"We are pleased to partner with AAA Travel, the largest, full-service leisure travel agency, a company that makes travel affordable and attainable for consumers," said Malcolm Lotzof, CEO of InXpo.
AAA Travel's virtual travel show will go On Demand for three months following the live event. For information on their upcoming 2009 shows, visit:
Since its founding in 1902 as the American Automobile Association, this association of independent clubs has been an advocate for the motorist and traveler. A not-for-profit, fully tax-paying organization with more than 50 million members, AAA is well respected for its credibility and integrity. AAA Travel Services provides complete travel solutions for AAA members and the traveling public. As the largest full-service leisure travel agency, the AAA network of over 1,000 offices and AAA.com offer a full range of travel services from requests for up-to-date travel information to assistance with worldwide tour or cruise packages and travel insurance.
InXpo is the leading provider of privately-branded virtual events, including Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs and Virtual Corporate Events, as well as Audio and Video Webcasts. These virtual solutions dramatically reduce travel time and related costs, in addition to making the world a greener place to live. InXpo's Virtual Events provide Publishers with new online revenue opportunities and Corporations with the ability to generate leads, communicate, educate and network by connecting more effectively with their communities. The company is headquartered in Chicago. For more information, visit http://www.inxpo.com.
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