February 18, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Charlottesville, VA, Monday, February 18, 2008 –, the new resource for travelers to more easily research and book hotels online, today announced that travelers will now have access to high quality, panoramic tours when researching hotels on its site.

According to PhoCusWright, the leading online travel research firm, 81 percent of online travelers indicate that videos and photos most influence their travel purchases. VibeAgent already boasts both hotel and user-submitted photos for most of its 120,000 hotels worldwide - now travelers can further enhance their decision-making process by viewing the new “Video” tab on each hotel’s detail page.

With the rapid adoption of broadband in recent years, enhanced media content has become increasingly important to consumer merchandising. VibeAgent has partnered with the industry leaders in the production, management, and distribution of rich media content, ensuring a high-quality virtual shopping experience on

“VibeAgent’s goal is to provide travelers with all the tools necessary to make better hotel decisions – price comparison across nearly 30 web sites, and user-generated reviews written by people you trust. The addition of virtual tours gives users yet another tool to feel confident in booking their hotel on our platform,” said Dennis Ortiz, VibeAgent’s Vice President of Marketing.

About VibeAgent Inc. is a new resource for travelers to more easily research and book hotel accommodations online. It is the first and only site that combines hotel reviews, social networking, and meta-search technology. VibeAgent provides unparalleled meta-search engine assembles rates and availability for more than 120,000 hotels worldwide from leading sites and providers such as Priceline, HotelBook, InterContinental Hotels, Holiday Inn, Skoosh, Reserve Travel, Venere,, Crowne Plaza, Staybridge Suites, TravelWorm, and Travel Intelligence. Founded in 2006, VibeAgent is based in Charlottesville, Virginia. VibeAgent: hotel deals from sites you know - hotel reviews from people you trust. For more information, please visit