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Virtual Travel Agent Recommends Personalised Holiday Destinations Worldwide

Vaxjo, Sweden -- 29 January 2003 -- Imagine a travel agency where you just state how you wish to spend your holiday and you'll instantly be recommended perfect destinations. Now it's reality - the travel agent that recommends worldwide destinations based upon your individual interests and preferences. Swedish company Tourism Planet has launched an online hotel reservation system with an advanced recommendation engine technology, adding a new dimension to holiday bookings online.

When consulting hotel reservation portals for a nice place to stay during the holidays, it is standard procedure to first state where you want to go, the final destination. No doubt, this works fine when travelling for business or to well-known places. However, when booking lodging for a holiday with the family, it is seldom the destination in itself that is the most important but how you wish to spend your vacation.

With more than 150,000 holiday lodgings in its database, and its four sister sites propose new and exciting holiday spots suiting the interests and preferences of the individual. The service is similar to that of a regular travel agency, with the only exception that this service gives recommendations equivalent to a 1000 travel agents' accumulated experiences.

Choose one or multiple holiday activities, geographical area (if you have any preferences), the standard and facilities of the kind of hotel you are looking for - and the travel agent will lead you to matching destinations. There are some 40 different interests to choose from; horseback riding, scuba diving, fishing, surfing, skiing, heliskiing, romance, peace & quiet, health & spa, gastronomy & wine, art & culture, family activities and more. also has a one of the kind map search that step-by-step, by clicking on detailed maps, takes you closer to a suitable destination and holiday lodging. Along the way, there is helpful travel information to guide you right.

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