NEW YORK, N.Y., July 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In Travel Weekly’s prestigious Power List, released today, Travelong enjoyed significant advancements over last year’s standings, moving three spots from number 16 to number 13. This advancement positions Travelong among the top 15 travel companies, ranking it alongside industry leaders such as Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline and AAA.

This year’s Power List celebrates Travelong’s and its affiliate brand’s significant 2009 and 2010 developments, including ARC sales of $600 million, the addition of live Web chat, increased call center staff by more than 50%, upgraded phone systems, product development of cross-selling airport parking and transfers, day trips, theme park and theater tickets and more.

“We are absolutely thrilled with our advancements on the Power List,” notes Travelong’s CEO and Chairman, Sam Jain. “The Travelong team works hard to continually improve the company and expand what we can offer for customers. We look forward to Travel Weekly’s Power List every year, and are very pleased with this year’s results.”

Travel Weekly’s annual Power List celebrates significant improvements of outstanding companies in the travel industry with its annual ranking system. Travel Weekly was established in 1958 and is written for U.S. travel agents, tour operators, corporate travel executives and travel industry suppliers.

About Travelong:
Travelong, established in 1933, is located in New York City and serves more than 100 corporate clients and 30 home based agents and independent contractors across the United States. Travelong offers travel management, online travel bookings, and technology development for the travel industry.

More information: www.travelong.com.

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Original Keywords: Travel Weekly Power List, travelong CEO and Chairman, Sam Jain, travel companies, home based agents and independent contractors, travel management, online travel bookings, and technology development for the travel industry, US agents Travelong New York New York NEW YORK, N.Y.

Alternate Headline: Travelong Jumps 3 Spots in the Travel Weekly Power List for 2010

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