This deal offers business and leisure travelers immediate access to informative, high-quality videos on a variety of topics that will allow them to take full advantage of their domestic and international adventures.
Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 7, 2009
GeoBeats, Inc., the industry leader in online video production and distribution solutions for media, travel and local companies, announced today that it would be working with the popular news and entertainment portal MSN (msn.co.uk)
As a part of the content syndication agreement, GeoBeats' premium online travel videos will be incorporated within MSN Travel and MSN Video, offering travelers a first person perspective on local customs, etiquette and transportation tips for hot spots around the world. GeoBeats will provide MSN with 100 initial videos filmed by locals in select destinations, followed by additional, original videos every month.
MSN Travel and MSN Video are distinguished industry sources offering travel planning tips and information for travel enthusiasts complete with timely travel articles, weekly and daily last minute deals and comprehensive destination guides for worldwide travel. GeoBeats' online videos will compliment MSN's offerings by providing visitors with an intimate look at hundreds of locations around the world.
"As a world leader in online travel content, we are constantly searching for top industry tools to ensure MSN offers users cutting-edge, engaging services," said Kelly Jacobson Collins, business manager for MSN. "GeoBeats' online travel videos invite viewers to experience destinations through the eyes of locals, giving them an appreciation for distinct customs, unusual tours, native dishes--truly showing the best places to see, eat and stay across the globe. By incorporating GeoBeats' online travel videos, we further distinguish ourselves among travelers who seek compelling, authentic content that is well produced."
"As one of the world's top travel planning and news outlets, our deal with MSN validates GeoBeats as a leader in online travel video content," said Ashish Khurana, CEO of GeoBeats. "This deal offers business and leisure travelers immediate access to informative, high-quality videos on a variety of topics that will allow them to take full advantage of their domestic and international adventures."
Supported by a network of more than 4,000 independent filmmakers, GeoBeats' video content reflects the local flavor and provides viewers with an insider's perspective on destinations with information on a number of topics from public transportation to shopping and cuisine.
For more information on GeoBeats, visit http://www.geobeats.com.
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About GeoBeats, Inc.
Founded in 2006, GeoBeats, Inc. is an industry-leader in the development and distribution of online video content for the world's largest media groups as well as the local and travel industry. GeoBeats leverages its global network of more than 4,000 filmmakers in 45 countries to provide high quality, consistent travel content to partners such as Comcast, TripAdvisor, and AOL. Filmed and hosted by locals, GeoBeats' video content reflects the local flavor and provides viewers an insider's perspective on destinations with a plethora of topics ranging from public transportation and local phrases to city walks, shopping and cuisine. The company also offers a proprietary video player specifically built to stream local and travel video content. Videos are available through partners' Web sites as well as at http://www.geobeats.com.
About MSN and Windows Live
MSN attracts more than 465 million unique users worldwide per month. With localized versions available globally in 42 markets and 21 languages, MSN is a world leader in delivering compelling programmed content experiences to consumers and online advertising opportunities to businesses worldwide. Windows Live, a new set of personal Internet services and software, is designed to bring together in one place all the relationships, information and interests people care about most, with enhanced safety and security features across their PC, devices and the Web. MSN and Windows Live will be offered alongside each other as complementary services. Some Windows Live services entered an early beta phase on Nov. 1, 2005; these and future beta updates can be found at http://ideas.live.com. Windows Live is available at http://www.live.com.