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Travants, formerly WeBeenThere, in the news…


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September 12, 2003
We're seeing a lot of last-minute trips out of frustration and a desire to relive some of the summer," said David Feit, the chief executive of Travants, a company in New York...
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April 27, 2003
Travants, a company in New York that matches travelers and agents...
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December 24, 2002
Travants.com, is rolling out a preferred-supplier program for its network of more than 300 travel agent members...
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December 9, 2002
Online marketing group Travants Dec. 9 unveiled a new preferred supplier program that it says will increase commission payments...
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August 14, 2002
Many travel agents have left the industry since airlines cut their commissions early this year... But others are finding ways to be more creative in the face of increased competition ...
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July 28, 2002
A group of travel agents are putting their expertise online...
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July 23, 2002
It is called Travants.com, but you can think of it as an Internet matchmaker for travel agents...
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June 11, 2002
Some companies are ahead of the curve with this strategy. A great example is travel site www.webeenthere.com This site houses a network of highly screened and qualified travel agents...
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May 1, 2002
Online travel site WeBeenThere.com has changed its name to Travants.com, with the hope that the new name will create a clearer brand for the company...
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April 29, 2002
WeBeenThere is changing its name to Travants, which is the marriage of the words Travel and Savant. The name change is part of a new branding strategy...
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March 22, 2002
WeBeenThere ... unveiled a campaign designed to boost agent participation and to help them win back the clients they've lost to online direct-booking sites. ...
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February 25, 2002
An online company has launched a campaign to stem the exodus of travelers from traditional travel agencies. It wants people to visit the Web but still interact with a "real" person...
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February 25, 2002
WeBeenThere.com is offering travel agents help in retrieving customers who have gone to online travel sites...
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April 29, 2001
Even as dot.coms crash, online travel firms are growing. But human travel agents are still a precious resource for smart travelers.
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March 22, 2001
Key players include the likes of eGulliver, Ez2plan.com and Webeenthere.com -- all looking to attract a coterie of traditional retail agents, promote them as travel experts or specialists and offer their services...
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February 12, 2001
Webeenthere is creating a referral service linking customers to agents...
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February 5, 2001
Webeenthere is one of several companies that aim to broaden the geographical reach of traditional full-service travel agencies by hooking them up with customers via the Net.
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January 29, 2001
Looking for some leads? Well, there are now several Web sites aiming to send prospective customers to travel agents. WeBeenThere.com launched last week with a network of 200 travel specialists...
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January 18, 2001
Company founder and chief executive officer David Feit explained, "Our approach of building a network of experts will allow consumers to focus on the information they need rather than sort through all the clutter on 'discount' travel sites."
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Corporate News:

December 9, 2002
Travants Offers Travel Agents Increased Commissions through New Preferred Travel Suppliers Program

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February 25, 2002
WeBeenThere Launches "Get 'Em Back" Campaign to Help Travel Agents Reclaim Online Defectors

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January 7, 2002
WeBeenThere Promotes Travel to Puerto Rico through New Campaign Featuring Network of Specialized Travel Experts

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October 22, 2001
WeBeenThere Selected by NYNMA as Innovator for SuperCyberSuds 2001

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April 25, 2001
Webeenthere launches Agent Intranet in partnership with Akulink Corp.

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March 13, 2001
Webeenthere partners with TripItineraries for launch of travel newsletter
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January 16, 2001
Webeenthere launches site for discerning travelers to get the best possible expertise both on and offline.
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November 9, 2000
Webeenthere connects qualified, specialist travel agents with online travelers seeking assurances and expert service.
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