Security info available via Weissmann service

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- Northstar Travel Media, parent of Travel Weekly, launched an online destination intelligence system offering travel professionals real-time travel security assessment alerts and comprehensive destination information.

The system combines Weissmann Travel Reports, which Northstar owns, with IntelGo's destination intelligence system.

Using the system, travel agents can register clients to receive destination alerts (via e-mail or wireless device) before, during and after a trip. An expanded package will integrate the system into the agency's passenger name record, enabling companies to track employees as they travel. Reports regarding employee location can be created in minutes in the event of a crisis.

Weissmann Travel Reports will provide the destination information, such as country and city overviews, sightseeing options and hotel and restaurant reviews.

The system will be sold to agencies by subscription and via content licensing agreements. Existing subscribers of Weissmann Travel Reports will be upgraded to the system.

Northstar Travel Media publishes worldwide directories, periodicals and destination information services.

Agents interested in subscribing to the new service can contact the Weissmann sales department at (800) 776-0720.

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