Adventures in the Travel Space

Online travel information provider signed a deal that will provide
its users on-site access to both content and booking capability from
adventure travel agency iExplore.

The deal calls for to incorporate iExplore’s content and searchable database
of more than 5,000 trips in 152 countries into its Adventure Travel area.
Financial arrangements were not disclosed.

Trips range from cultural tours, expeditionary cruises and culinary
adventures to safaris, hiking and white-water rafting.

Using iExplore’s database, users will be able to research and
purchase trips from more than 100 tour operators and will be able to consult
with iExplore’s staff of travel experts.

“Our users can now quickly obtain vast adventure travel and exploration
content, plus direction to the company best equipped to make those dreams a
reality,” said Brent Peich, vice president and general manager of

Other booking partners at include and provides travel content, customized
mini-guides for more than 200 destinations worldwide, real-time guidance and
interactive forums. It is a unit of Fodors LLC, a subsidiary of Random House,
which is owned by by Bertelsmann AG.

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