Taiwan site to provide online travel services

Taipei, 5 Nov 1999 – BuyLow.com announced yesterday that its new travel website - BuylowTravel.
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Taipei, 5 Nov 1999 – BuyLow.com announced yesterday that its new travel website - BuylowTravel.com which will be highlighted as the one-stop online travel site at the BuylowTravel booth at the coming International Travel Fair in Taipei.

The site is touted as the first online travel agency in Taiwan backed by advanced technologies to provide fast, interactive and easy-to-purchase features travel services to the consumers. “BuylowTravel aims to be the number one e-commerce travel site in Taiwan,” said company spokesperson Alice H. Chang. “We want to provide Internet shoppers a high-bandwidth, high-security, and high-technology e-commerce web site.”

BuylowTravel curently offers four areas of travel services:

- CRS (Computer Reservations System) to check, book and purchase international airfare from worldwide airlines online. Not only does it retrieve selected flight details for the Internet shopper, CRS also lists flights with lower rates allowing shoppers to get the best prices.

- Vacation packages allowing users to plan and budget their tours on-line including air travel and hotel reservations.

- Group discounted rates, bringing like-minded buyers together and allowing them to enjoy group-discount savings

- Competitive low prices for those who are looking for low fare tickets.

Each area provides customers the convenience of on-line purchases for travel services with just one easy click of the mouse. With BuyLow, consumers control their own travel plans anytime. The online booking service confirms customers’ reservations using real-time technology through the Internet. Consumers can also control their budgets and choose destinations and travel accommodations to better suit their own needs.

Apart from e-commerce, BuyLow also provides up-to-date travel information including database searches for foreign exchange rates, local weather conditions, maps, visa requirements, hotel reservation and airport information. BuyLow will also continue to add more travel-related services and plans to provide Internet shoppers a complete Chinese version with real-time booking and ticketing in Taiwan.

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