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    Amy Morris                                              Matt Hicks
    For                                    SutherlandGold Group for Kaboodle                 
    (212) 242-0775                                       (415) 722-3603

                   UPSCALE TRAVELERS’s discerning travel community now has a tool for coordinating trip plans
                   and sharing travel ideas with friends and family

NEW YORK and SANTA CLARA, Calif.–Wednesday, November 8– is making
it easy for the discriminating traveler to collect, organize and share travel information with the
introduction of Suitcase, a travel-planning tool available now at, the Internet’s leading resource for travel inspiration and the online home of
Condé Nast Traveler magazine, already provides travel ideas and insider guides from the elegant
to the exotic. Now, with Suitcase, travelers will be able to save and organize the travel
information they find on (or anywhere else on the web), create trip itineraries, and
share them with traveling companions and the wider community of like-minded travelers.'s Suitcase tool is powered by Kaboodle, a free online service that allows users to
collect, organize and share information on the web with one-click simplicity. Kaboodle collects
information from any web page by automatically extracting relevant images and summaries. With’s Suitcase, Kaboodle is further tailoring its service to the needs of travelers.

“Our audience has come to rely on our insider tips and solid travel recommendations ,” said Peter
J. Frank, editor in chief of “Now with Suitcase, we’ve unveiled a dynamic,
elegant travel-planning tool and also created a community of smart, upscale travelers who can
share ideas, advice, and opinions with each other.”

The online travel market is ripe for a tool dedicated to travel planning for people of similar
interests. The Internet is already consumers' preferred method for researching travel, with more
than 10 million U.S. Internet users researching travel online daily, according to the Pew Research

“We’re thrilled to be working with to make online travel planning easy and to
enable a social experience for its audience of active travelers,” said Manish Chandra, founder and
CEO of Kaboodle. “Since its inception, Kaboodle has been perfectly suited for travel—whether
for collecting dream vacation ideas, organizing travel plans or collaborating on a family trip.
Suitcase brings together Kaboodle’s simplicity with a dedicated focus on the needs of travelers.”

As users create and share Suitcases, their travel collections will be available both
to fellow members as well to the broader Kaboodle community, where travelers
of all kinds can create and collaborate on travel ideas.

SUITCASE FEATURES’s Suitcase stands out from other travel-planning tools on the web by combining
the site's editorial eye for the best in travel—expert recommendations on hotels, restaurants,
sightseeing, shopping, and more for nearly 200 destinations—with an elegant interface and a
discerning community of sophisticated, affluent travelers. Among the features of Suitcase are:

    •    One-Click Simplicity– Users can save almost any piece of information on—hotels, restaurants, articles, photographs, and more—by clicking an
        "Add to Suitcase" icon. In addition, an “Add to Suitcase” button can be downloaded to
        your browser's toolbar; with one click it extracts a summary of information from any web
        page, including an image, title, and description.

    •    Captures Data Across the Web –Suitcase can gather information from anywhere on the
        web, not just This makes it easy to add details from other sites, such as
        flight information, to the itinerary.

    •   Itinerary Planning – Users can attach dates and times to items they’ve saved in a
        Suitcase and create a day-by-day itinerary for their trip. That information can be shared
        with fellow travelers for easy collaboration.

    •   Sharing Options – On, users have the option of either making their
        Suitcase public, private, or available only to a select group of invited friends.

    •    Slideshow – Each Suitcase will contain photographs automatically gathered from's database of 10,000 photographs or from other web pages. Users can also
        upload their own photos.

The new, the online destination for inspired travel, incorporates original,
interactive features on every aspect of travel; highlights from Condé Nast Traveler, re-engineered
for optimum online browsing; almost 200 original, in-depth, insider guides to top destinations
around the world; a "destination finder" that lets readers narrow down the perfect place for any
trip; almost 10,000 photographs of hotels, destinations, landmarks, and more; a suite of
interactive tools to help readers make smart travel plans; a range of travel deals targeted to
specific destinations; and a powerful search function to aid navigation.

About CondéNet
CondéNet is the leading creator and developer of upscale lifestyle brands online, providing
enjoyable, useful services that build upon the heritage of the world's most prestigious magazines.
The company publishes significant online properties in the categories of food (,
travel (, and fashion (STYLE.COM and MEN.STYLE.COM); these titles have
won numerous accolades from bodies including the American Society of Magazine Editors, the
James Beard Foundation, Media Industry Newsletter, and the Webby Awards. Based in New
York, CondéNet is owned by Condé Nast, a privately held media company.

About Kaboodle
Kaboodle is a free online service that simplifies collecting, organizing and sharing information on
the web. By automatically extracting the relevant information from any web page, Kaboodle
enables consumers to make better choices about online shopping, travel and research. Kaboodle
organizes the collected information on a single customizable page for easy sharing, collaboration
and posting of recommendations among users. Founded in 2005, Kaboodle is privately held and
based in Santa Clara, California. Visit for more information.

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