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AsiaOne Selects ZUJI as its Official Online Travel Partner


Singapore - March 18, 2004
– AsiaOne, the Internet arm of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), announced today that it has selected ZUJI Asia Pacific´s leading online travel company to be its official online travel partner. This alliance will empower the AsiaOne customer to access ZUJI´s competitive travel deals, comprehensive product range and simple and easy to use booking engine all from the AsiaOne Travel Channel (http://travel.asiaone.com).

“We wanted to find an online travel partner who could offer our customers a one stop shop solution,” said Grace Chng, Assistant Vice President (Special Projects Unit), of Singapore Press Holdings.

ZUJI is Asia Pacific´s leading online travel company, empowering travellers to create their own journeys with online access to a comprehensive range of travel products including more than 300 airlines, 33,000 hotels, 50 car hire companies and 3,000 activities and attractions.

ZUJI has an online member base exceeding 1 million travellers and currently operates in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Australia. ZUJI has aggressive expansion plans in Asia Pacific, which includes new markets such as New Zealand, India, China and other South East Asian countries.

“The combination of ZUJI´s online travel expertise and offerings and AsiaOne´s news content delivers Singaporeans a compelling new path to book travel online with ZUJI,” said Martin Symes, Executive Director Commercial of ZUJI.

AsiaOne is uniquely positioned to add significant value to this alliance because it has the high PMEB (Professionals, Managers, Executives, Businesspeople) traffic and experience to shape solutions to our affluent surfers who travel frequently. AsiaOne has a customer base of 3 million unique visitors. In addition AsiaOne draws more than 150 million page
views a month and the numbers keep growing.

At the core of AsiaOne´s fast growing suite of products are the online editions of seven of the Group´s newspapers – The Straits Times Interactive, Zaobao Online, The Business Times Online, The Electric New Paper, Cyberita and Tamil Murasu Online. It is one of the busiest websites in Asia, rich in content and lifestyle offerings.

AsiaOne customers can now access all of ZUJI´s travel deals on flights, hotels, car rental and activities, all from the AsiaOne travel channel (http://travel.asiaone.com). In addition AsiaOne customers can now access exclusive member only travel deals by signing up for free membership.

About AsiaOne
AsiaOne is owned and managed by Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH). We have been a player on the Internet since June 1995, hosting and marketing the online editions of newspapers of the Singapore Press Holdings group as well as a range of regional publications. AsiaOne draws more than 150 million page views a month and the numbers keep growing.

At the core of AsiaOne´s fast growing suite of products are the online editions of seven of the Group´s newspapers – The Straits Times Interactive, Zaobao Online, The Business Times Online, The Electric New Paper, Cyberita and Tamil Murasu Online. It is one of the busiest websites in Asia, rich in content and lifestyle offerings.

Further information on AsiaOne is available on the Internet at www.asiaone.com

About ZUJI
ZUJI is Asia Pacific´s leading online travel company.
ZUJI is a joint venture of 16 leading airlines operating in Asia-Pacific and Travelocity, the most popular travel site in the United States. The airlines are All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, China Airlines, EVA Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Hong Kong Dragon Airlines, Japan Air System, Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines and United Airlines.
ZUJI has Internet travel sites and offices in five Asia Pacific countries.

ZUJI site urls are:

Singapore:
www.zuji.com.sg (English language)
Hong Kong:
www.zuji.com.hk (English and Chinese language)
Taiwan:
www.zuji.com.tw and www.buylowtravel.com.tw (Chinese language)
Australia:
www.zuji.com.au (English language)
Korea:
www.nextour.co.kr (Korean language)

ZUJI´s Head Quarters are located in Singapore.
ZUJI partners with:
- Yahoo! in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea to power the travel channel
- Yahoo! in Taiwan to power the ‘Travel Overseas´ channel
- MSN in Singapore and Korea to power the travel channel
- ninemsn “Getaway Travel” in Australia, the #1 online portal in Australia to power the travel channel
- AsiaOne, news portal in Singapore to power the travel channel
- Taiwan Top Tours, China Times Travel Services for Taiwan domestic itineraries
- Naver.com Korea to power an exclusive store in the travel section
- Korean Air for provision of ‘Honeymoon´ and ‘Woman´ travel portal

ZUJI is also Asia Pacific´s most comprehensive online travel company, empowering travellers to create their own journeys with online access to a comprehensive range of travel products and including more than 300 airlines, 33,000 hotels, 50 car hire companies and more than 3,000 activities and attractions.

ZUJI has an online member base exceeding 1 million travellers and has aggressive expansion plans in Asia Pacific. ZUJI´s target countries for future expansion include New Zealand, India, China and other South East Asia markets.

Media Contact

Singapore Press Holdings
Grace Chng
Assistant Vice President, Special Projects Unit
Tel (65) 63192033, Fax (65) 63198248
Email chrisnyl@sph.com.sg

ZUJI
Sean Seah
Marketing Manager South East Asia
Tel (65) 6720 1227, Fax (65) 6226 0382
Email sean.seah@zuji.com

Jamilah Yacob/Charles Yap
Dunbar Jones and Associates,
Tel (65) 6356 2830, Fax (65) 6254 8971
Email jyacob@dunbarjones.com.sg or cyap@dunbarjones.com.sg