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SAUSALITO, Calif.(BUSINESS WIRE)Triton Distribution Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: TTDS), a next generation web-based travel distribution service provider, announced today that it will be offering tickets to global sporting, concert and theatre events through its China Portal, Red Dragon Express". Included in the inventory are over 500 events to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
For years, travel professionals have wanted to include events in the itineraries they create for their customers but until recently, no reservation system accommodated their needs. Red Dragon Express is not only the worlds first comprehensive online booking system for travel throughout China, it is also the only web site where Olympic tickets can be sold as part of a complete Chinese travel itinerary.
According to the Olympic Committee, the 29th OlympiadBeijing 2008 will take place from August 8th to the 24th with the opening ceremony commencing at 08:08:08 pm local time. The Beijing Olympics will host 28 summer sports with 302 events. Approximately 10,500 athletes are expected to participate in the games and over 7 million tickets for various sporting events and ceremonies will be sold to the general public.
The Olympics are only part of the reason China is experiencing unprecedented growth as a global tourist destination. The 2010 World Expo and a global fascination with all things Chinese is fueling heightened interest in China and in Tritons Red Dragon Express"the only platform where agents can search one of the largest networks of travel content available, build one itinerary, pay for the trip with one credit card transaction and receive one package containing all tickets. Red Dragon Express gives travel agents real-time access to over 580 international airlines and 23 domestic Chinese airlines. It also delivers thousands of four- and five-star hotels, Yangze river cruises, day tours, coach tours and hundreds of multi-city toursand starting this April, agents can add event tickets to the list of services they offer travelers.
About Triton Distribution Systems
Triton Distribution Systems is a pioneer in low-cost, business-to-business, Internet-based travel distribution and procurement solutions. Triton provides the electronic distribution of travel inventory from airlines, car rental companies, hotels, tour and cruise operators, and other travel vendors to travel agencies and their clients on a global basis. Triton's proprietary products and services fill crucial needs in the travel industry, and offer product, pricing, and marketing advantages. Triton has developed a broad-based suite of products, including ReservationExpert™, TritonTwist™ and Red Dragon Express™ -- the world’s first distribution gateway to the Chinese market.
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