|Sears Travel(TM) Launches New, Re-Designed Website|
|www.SearsTravel.ca offers new web-only pricing and agent locator tool|
TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2006 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX News Network) -- (TSX: SCC) - Sears Travel, one of Canada's leading travel agencies, today announced the launch of its re-designed website, www.SearsTravel.ca. The new, innovative site features fast, easy and convenient navigation, along with the ability to research, view and book your travel destination with the simple click of a mouse.
"SearsTravel.ca is a trusted and reliable online travel destination and we're proud to introduce the new and improved website offering our customers a user-friendly design layout, an easy 5-click booking flow, web-only pricing and a new agent locator tool in addition to our unmatched travel assortment backed by exceptional and reliable customer service" said David Betts, Vice-President, Sears Travel. "Sears Travel(TM) is a brand that customers have trusted for years, and our newly improved website creates a premiere online travel shopping experience."
The re-designed site includes many innovative features. The new agent locator tool allows customers to enter their specific vacation requirements, and with the click of a button, the site populates a number of expert agents specializing in their chosen destination, meeting their unique needs. The improved site also presents customers with the opportunity to research and book their vacation on-line. The camera icon also allows customers to see their chosen destination before they even arrive.
The re-designed SearsTravel.ca site truly integrates Sears values of trust, reliability and expert advice coupled with unique consumer-friendly features creating a compelling online travel destination.
SearsTravel.ca is a bilingual site. The French web address is www.voyagessears.ca.
Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network of 188 corporate stores, 181 dealer stores, 65 home improvement showrooms, over 2,100 catalogue merchandise pick-up locations, 112 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca
SOURCE: Sears Canada Inc.
Katarina Kristanic, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 941-4424, firstname.lastname@example.org