TravBuddy Launches Traveler Matching Service


Free Web Service Makes It Easy to Find Travel Buddies While Abroad

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA — (MARKET WIRE) — December 06, 2006 — TravBuddy, LLC (http://www.travbuddy.com), a leading social networking website for travelers, today announced the addition of its Traveler Matching Service. TravBuddy members can now share future travel destinations and find other travelers who are planning to visit those same locations. This enables people to share their experiences abroad with like-minded travelers, harnessing the communicative power of the Internet to alleviate the age old problem of finding “travel buddies.”

Many TravBuddy members keep track of their travel experiences via online travel blogs, complete with photos and automatic mapping of travel routes. Others share travel reviews and advice by writing firsthand, unbiased reviews of hotels, tourist sights, and nightlife. The Traveler Matching Service, combined with these existing features, provides a powerful method for finding travel buddies with compatible interests and styles of travel.

“TravBuddy is committed to leveraging the social power of the internet to enhance the travel experience,” says Eric Bjorndahl, Co-Founder of TravBuddy. “It can often be difficult or intimidating to meet other people, especially if you are traveling alone in a foreign place. The Traveler Matching Service will make it even easier for travelers from all around the world to connect and share the joy of travel.”

About TravBuddy

Started by two brothers and recent college graduates in 2005, TravBuddy.com is now a quickly growing travel community, with thousands of members from all corners of the globe. The website boasts thousands of photos, travel blogs, and travel reviews, making it a continually growing, invaluable resource for first-hand travel advice from fellow travelers. Unlike many existing social networking websites, TravBuddy focuses entirely upon the travel niche, forming a community of members who are all passionate about travel.

PHOTO: Trakai Castle, Lithuania

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