With Travel Planner Pro, they can stay with us for their travel needs as well. They can easily plan, book and manage multiple concert trips, for multiple artists, in multiple cities and countries, and create highly complex itineraries, in a very easy-to-use, intuitive and intelligent online environment.
East Windsor, NJ (PRWEB) August 13, 2008
Musicians on tour often face unforeseen travel plan delays and disruptions. Now, MusicalAmerica.com, and Official Airline Guide have orchestrated a way to keep artists on schedule -- even when their planes aren't.
Musical America -- the global performing arts business source -- has partnered with sister company Official Airline Guide (OAG) -- the global travel information leader -- to create an exclusive online travel planning and booking tool: Travel Planner Pro.
Developed especially for the complex domestic and international travel challenges faced by tour managers and artists on the road, Travel Planner Pro helps ease the hassles of travel. It covers everything from a simple search for flights, hotels, car rentals and destination details, to building complex itineraries using a unique trip-builder wizard. Rail schedules and information on such issues as visas and healthcare are also included.
"Research shows that our Musical America Directory readers and MusicalAmerica.com users -- Executive Directors, Artistic Administrators and General Managers around the globe -- turn to us daily for their industry information needs," said Stephanie Challener, Musical America publisher. "With Travel Planner Pro, they can stay with us for their travel needs as well. They can easily plan, book and manage multiple concert trips, for multiple artists, in multiple cities and countries, and create highly complex itineraries, in a very easy-to-use, intuitive and intelligent online environment."
David Rosen, managing director OAG Travel Solutions, said "For many years, OAG customers have relied on our electronic products to build even the most challenging itinerary, but until now, they have had to go elsewhere to make their bookings. OAG Travel Planner Pro puts everything in one place, which will be particularly helpful for globe-hopping performing artists."
A product demonstration video, titled "Travel Planner Pro: Efficiency in Three Minutes," can be viewed at http://www.oag.com/video. A special 33% introductory Travel Planner Pro savings offer is available to MusicalAmerica.com visitors.
Musical America and OAG are owned by Commonwealth Business Media Inc., a subsidiary of United Business Media plc (UBM.LN)
CONTACT: Stephanie Challener, publisher
609-371-7858; schallener @ cbizmedia.com
About OAG Travel Solutions:
OAG Travel Solutions provides the world's foremost travel planning and booking tools for its premium corporate and individual business travel subscribers. Its suite of online, mobile and print reference products are recognized globally as the world standard. OAG-branded consumer products include the world's most comprehensive and up-to-date online flight search service, OAG Flights; itinerary building tools OAG Travel & Flight Planners; and printed reference products such as OAG Flight Guide and the regional OAG Pocket Flight Guides.
OAG Travel Solutions is a division of Official Airline Guide, a global flight information and data solutions company for the passenger aviation, air cargo logistics and business travel markets. OAG is part of Commonwealth Business Media a wholly owned subsidiary of United Business Media Limited
About Musical America:
Founded as a weekly newspaper in 1898, Musical America through the years has appeared in a variety of formats. Today, it is both the International Directory of the Performing Arts and an online resource.
The annual Directory, known as the "bible" of the industry, features over 14,000 detailed listings of worldwide arts organizations, with over 10,000 artists indexed both alphabetically and categorically. The website was launched in December 1998 and now publishes up to six performing arts news stories daily, by national and international correspondents around the globe. Directory contacts are also available at the web site.
Musical America is published by Commonwealth Business Media a subsidiary of United Business Media plc and a leading data publisher, information services provider, and conference producer in the business-to-business community.