STUDIO CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/05/16 -- Tix Corporation (the "Company") (OTCQX: TIXC), a leading provider of discount ticketing services, today announced that its Tix4Tonight, LLC subsidiary has entered into an agreement with Expedia LX Partner Business, Inc., doing business as Expedia Local Expert, a division of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), one of the world's largest online travel agencies.
Under the terms of the agreement, Tix4Tonight will serve as the Official Las Vegas Guest Services Partner for Expedia and its other brands. The co-branded Expedia Local Expert service will cater to literally millions of Las Vegas visitors annually who book their travel through Expedia brands. The service will provide both pre-arrival concierge-type services and in-market concierge-type desk services and related customer service support at physical locations in Las Vegas, featuring Tix4Tonight's inventory of discount show and attraction tickets, along with discount dining reservations. The project will also include some cross-sales efforts of online products.
Tix4Tonight will operate all new co-branded locations and convert three of its existing locations to Expedia Local Expert. Tix4Tonight's remaining eight locations will continue to be operated separately.
Mitch Francis, Chief Executive Officer of Tix Corporation stated, "We are very pleased to announce this agreement with Expedia Local Expert and believe the endeavor will be a benefit to Expedia customers, show producers, hotels, restaurants and of course, our shareholders. We are enthusiastic about this opportunity and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Expedia."
"We are excited to be working with Tix4Tonight, a leader in discount ticket sales. We believe this partnership will be a great fit and provide the best service to not only our clients, but all travelers coming to Las Vegas. Tix4Tonight's robust portfolio along with the full suite of services we provide on our website, we can continue to improve guest experiences and help them get the most out of their vacations," said Jon Epstein, Director of Sales and Operations, Expedia Local Expert.
About Tix Corporation
Tix Corporation (OTCQX: TIXC) provides discount ticketing services. It currently operates 11 discount ticket stores in Las Vegas under its Tix4Tonight marquee, which offers up to a 50 percent discount for same-day shows, concerts, attractions and sporting events, as well as discount reservations for dining.
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