GoCancun.com-Visitcabo.com Jan-21-2000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Michael Brent
Stephanie Abrams

ETRAVNET INKS REZCONNECT DEALS WITH GoCANCUN.COM
AND VISITCABO.COM

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., January 21, 2000 – Etravnet.com, Inc. (OTCBB: ETVT), a leading franchiser of independently owned travel agencies with a strong Internet presence, today announced partnerships with GoCancun.com and VisitCabo.com to operate its Internet real-time international reservation system, RezConnect, on both travel sites.


The addition of RezConnect to these sites will enable consumers to make a hotel reservation at over 150 hotels in both areas. Users can now log on to the GoCancun.com and VisitCabo.com websites to make and confirm reservation requests in real time for leading hotels in either of these vacation destinations.

Each site enables the user to input reservation requests which create a telephone call to the desired hotel. The receiving hotelier responds to the computerized reservation request message, confirming or refusing alternatives by responding on the telephone keypad. At this point, users will receive a response immediately on their computer screens prompting them to accept the confirmation or to re-enter a new request if their first choice is denied.


The company stated that other reservation systems use e-mail response for confirmations, whereas, Etravnet.com’s patent pending technology enables real-time confirmations through the use of “net-to-phone-to-net” technology resulting in instant reservation confirmation.

Travelers planning to visit Cancun or Los Cabos can search for a hotel from RezConnect’s extensive database of lodging options which includes housing information, location maps, descriptions and numerous other value-added features. ETravnet recently launched RezConnect and is receiving considerable interest from travel operators and other prominent destination Websites to add the innovative, interactive reservation engine to their consumer sites.


Commenting on the partnership, Michael Brent, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etravnet.com said, “RezConnect is a major service Etravnet.com is providing both consumers and businesses. We’re making it possible for easy, advance arrangement of travel plans while simultaneously enabling e-commerce for our partners. We believe that our ability to provide real-time confirmations gives us a unique competitive edge in the industry and we expect continued acceptance of our technology by businesses who wish to participate in travel transactions on-line.”

ETravnet’s new patent-pending Internet reservation engine automatically phones the desired hotel with a computer-generated voice message. “Rezconnect does not require the hotel to change the way it does business,” according to Stephanie Abrams, Executive Vice President of Etravnet.com. “The format permits the hotel to respond by telephone to incoming reservations while allowing consumers to know immediately if the reservation is confirmed so that they may select another date, time, or location convenient for their needs.”


About Etravnet.com

Etravnet.com, under the “Global Travel Network” and Travel Network trade names, is a leading franchiser of travel agencies based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. The Company, rated first among all of the franchisers in North America by Income Opportunities Magazine (April 1999), has provided franchises with a competitive edge and with award-winning marketing and customer loyalty programs worldwide since its inception in 1982. Its marketing presence was expanded with its web site development providing interactive travel booking capabilities and special savings resulting from its enormous buying power. The Company has differentiated its Internet presence by providing the opportunity for the web consumer to click into one of its retail travel agency locations for personal attention from a travel consultant. The concept of “Log on, walk in, phone in,” offers travel clients the opportunity to purchase travel packages through the most convenient means to the client.

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 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Such statements are only predictions and actual events or results may differ materially.