San Francisco, CA, USA (PRWEB) November 14, 2005
Today Airtreks.com got the endorsement of NBS's "Today" show, with travel editor Peter Greenberg calling it "a very cool site" and "a great website " for around-the-world tickets:
"There's one great website that I like called Airtreks.com that actually allows you to go online and plan your own round-the-world vacation by adding as many cities as you want."
The recommendation for Airtreks.com came at the conclusion of the "Today" show's latest week-long "Where In the World is Matt Lauer?" travel feature.
In a four-minute feature for viewers who "watch with envy" as "Today" show correspondent Matt Lauer travels around the world, Greenberg compared prices from Airtreks.com with prices for separate tickets from the airlines:
"We found a package that goes literally all around the world to all the places that Matt went to, but also places that you can add along the way. The actual total package when you look at every place you can go on these tickets -- and you can just add as many cities as you want -- if you tried to do this trip point to point, it would be over $20,000 just for the airfare. This is under $4000 [from Airtreks.com]."
Greenberg also praised the TripPlanner tool on the Airtreks.com website:
"You just go to the site, plug in the destinations of your choice and get two itineraries -- one is a lowest cost itinerary and one is a more for your money itinerary. Both itineraries may include additional stops. The additional stops on the lowest fare option are to reduce the overall cost or alert you to possible free stopovers. The "more for your money" option, which is what I chose when I made my sample itinerary re-tracing Matt's trip this week, added some cool cities for only $500 to $600 more."
The rave review on the "Today" show was just the latest accolade for Airtreks.com. Airtreks.com has been featured in a special issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine on around-the-world travel, and mentioned in every major national newspaper in the USA.
Airtreks.com has arranged tickets for high-profile media clients for trips around the world both fast and frenzied and slow and meandering. Best-selling travel writer Elliott Hester took more than a year for the journey around the world chronicled in his new book, "Adventures of a Continental Drifter", while earlier this year Airtreks.com sent USA Today reporter Laura Bly around the world in just 8 days, door to door.
Airtreks.com is the worldwide leader in providing customized, efficient, and affordable air tickets and technology for complex international trips.
Airtreks.com enables travelers and travel agents to create customized itineraries -- with an unlimited number of destinations -- and receive instant price estimates. Airtreks' unique global sourcing strategy and proprietary technology make it possible for Airtreks.com to offer international air tickets at substantial discounts from the published fares offered by airlines, typical travel agencies, or other airfare Web sites. And Airtreks' staff of travel consultants, including leading experts on international travel, works with each client to optimize their choices of airlines, routes, and fares.
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