NEW YORK -- Italy tour operator and rail pass broker CIT Tours
launched a redesigned Web site that aims to increase ease of use,
functionality and access to information while improving aesthetics.
"This new site, at www.cit-tours.com, absolutely says Italy and
identifies us with the country," said a CIT spokesperson. "It
speaks to all aspects of our product, from tours to rail to group
The site, which plays on the new Italy specialist slogan "Break
Free From the Ordinary," features pages dedicated to Italian tours,
train travel, cruises, group travel and trips to other countries.
The site is not only aesthetically more pleasing but easier to
negotiate and better organized, according to CIT.
Online booking for train tickets should debut soon, said the
spokesperson. In the meantime, reservations requests can be
e-mailed via the site. Real-time reservations on the site for CIT
tour products, however, remain "a little bit down the line." No
agent-specific Web page was planned, according to the