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ClickTripz, LLC Names Travelocity Alum as SVP of Business Development and Opens Washington D.C. Office

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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel comparison technology provider ClickTripz, LLC announced today that Alan Van Order, former business lead for Travelocity's Rate Finder, has been named Senior Vice President of Business Development. Van Order will also lead ClickTripz Washington, D.C. office.

Van Order is a digital media veteran with more than 15 years experience. Starting his career at USATODAY.com, Van Order also held strategic roles with Away.com, Orbitz.com, and VacationRoost.com.  Most recently Van Order spent six years at Travelocity where he was instrumental in growing Travelocity's proprietary "Compare To" product.

"ClickTripz has demonstrated at least 100% year over year growth since inception, and we have no plans on taking our foot off the gas.  Our 2014 growth strategy and product road map will insure we continue, if not surpass, the same trajectory over the next 12 months.  Alan will play an integral role initiating and executing our core business strategies, and we are very excited to have him on board," said Ross Weber, CEO of ClickTripz.

At ClickTripz, Van Order will focus on expanding the ClickTripz publisher base, and maximizing revenue opportunities among our key travel partners. 

"Continued high levels of participation with 'Compare To' products on leading travel websites proves they are a tool that benefit travelers, publishers and advertisers alike," said Van Order.  "The simple yet highly innovative solutions ClickTripz has introduced to the market are poised for significant growth, and I'm excited to fuel that growth any way I can."

Added Weber, "Our ClickTripz engineering team has built the lightest, most flexible 'compare to / check rates' solution on the market, and it is easily integrated into any travel site via our JavaScript API. Industry leaders including TripAdvisor, Kayak, Expedia, Travelocity and Orbitz have all demonstrated the necessity of having comparison units as part of their monetization strategies.  Our solution enables any travel site to emulate these proven strategies."

ClickTripz was founded by Ross Weber, Eric Bjorndahl, and David Bjorndahl in 2010 and has not raised any outside capital.

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