New on the Net: Travel
May 4, 1996
Web posted at: 9:00 p.m. EDT
(CNN) -- There is now a virtual gate area on the web where you can
buy airline tickets, courtesy of Southwest Airlines. Just point to where you plan to start and
finish, and select times and ticket restrictions. Punch in your credit
card number and click on "buy it."
Southwest is a ticketless airline, so all you need to board your
flight is a screen printout with the confirmation number and a
Are you looking for more choice in booking airline flights on the
web? Try logging on to "Travelocity",
a new service partly owned by American Airlines' parent company.
The site promises 200,000 pages of travel destinations, hundreds of
airline schedules and the ability to book flights online.
And if you are looking for travel the way it used to be, check out
"Motel Americana" .This website pays
tribute to those relics of the 1950s that were oases for the weary
traveler. From the purple prose to the neon-coated pictures of
roadside rest stops, it is clear that Jenny and Andy Wood's web page
is a love affair with the American original.
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