Launches New Service to Bring Travellers Together

Melbourne, Australia (PressExposure) February 23, 2009 --, a leading online Australian travel guide, has today announced the launch of new user profiling services to help members meet each other and share experiences.

From today, members can add their biography, location, map, personal web link, interests and photograph to their own personal home page called ‘My Place’.

Each members ‘My Place’ page has an interactive map of Australia with marker pins at certain locations. Like the traditional travel map you mount on your wall, the digital pin board distinguishes between the places they’ve visited, or places they plan to go and also geographically references their content.

Travellers will now be able to view different members maps to see experiences they have in common or make contact with travellers who have been places the travel planner is interested in visiting.

Jeremy Baird, Managing Director of said,

“Our new member features are all about bringing travellers together. Whether you share a passion for travelling or need to ask an experienced travellers’ advice, planbooktravel’s new tools have made accessing this type of knowledge easier than ever before.”

The ‘My Place’ page also allows family and friends to share journeys and holidays in context with the map.’s dedication to improving the online Australian travel experience has received notable national press, the latest being its inclusion into ‘Best of the Best Travel Websites 2008’ in the Sunday Herald Sun.

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About Planbooktravel is the major online travel atlas made popular for its interactive features allowing travellers to research and review over 10,000 Australian locations and travel businesses.

For further information contact Guy Fitter, Media Relations


Guy Fitter: Corporate Communications Manager for planbooktravel has always focused on encouraging traveller reviews on over 10,000 Australian destinations to go alongside trusted tourism literature. With a fully interactive atlas and online booking features, planbooktravel aim to make the online travel experience as easy, interactive and reliable as possible.

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Press Release Submitted On: February 23, 2009 at 11:13 am
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