FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Stephanie Abrams
Executive Vice President
REZconnect Technologies, Inc.
201-567-8500 ext. 23
sabrams@rezconnect.com


REZconnect® Technologies, Inc. Debuts As New Name For eTravnet.com, Inc.

(Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey) August 29, 2001: REZconnect Technologies, Inc. becomes the new name for the "bricks & clicks" company formerly known as eTravnet.com, Inc., effective today, announced Stephanie Abrams, the company's Executive Vice President. Its new NASDAQ (otcbb) symbol is REZT, replacing its former ETVT symbol.

"The new company name clearly positions the importance of our REZconnect technology," Abrams explained. "Our net-to-phone-to-net unique reservations and appointment-scheduling technology has specific application within our franchise travel agency chain division as well as application opportunities throughout the travel and hospitality industry. Our name change gives our company's focus on technology, as an integral part of the future of the travel and hospitality industry, the positioning it deserves. Our business plan also calls for applications of our appointments scheduling solution for other business sectors."

The company has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Zagat Survey, to provide online real-time reservations for restaurants listed at zagat.com. Among the restaurants to sign up for REZconnect reservations service are, The Four Seasons in New York City, and Norman's, rated the #1 Zagat listed restaurant in the Miami, Florida area. REZconnect Technologies has also recently signed a strategic partnership agreement with Worldspan, the airline computer system owned by Delta, Northwest, and TWA/American Airlines, to provide the connectivity for niche market cruise lines, independent hotels, and tour operators, to make their products bookable in real-time for the 22,000 travel agencies in the Worldspan system.
eTRAVNET.com, Inc.
560 Sylvan Avenue Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Tel: (201) 567-8949 ~ Fax: (201) 567-4405
www.etravnet.com ~ info@etravnet.com
NASDAQ: ETVT
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"The renaming of our company is a strategic move to position our focus on meeting our goals for the future of our company," states Michael Brent, President & CEO. "We are clearly focused on our target and the implementation of our technology for the travel and hospitality industry.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements. All such statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the risks detailed in eTRAVNET.COM, Inc.'s filings and reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Such statements are only predictions and actual events or results may differ materially.