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ReserveAmerica Awarded the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS™) Contract

Sunday, June 19, 2005 - 23:58

ReserveAmerica, the United States' leading outdoor recreation reservation and campground management solutions provider, today announced it was awarded the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS™) contract from The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Under the terms of the contract, ReserveAmerica will provide comprehensive recreation information and reservation services for all U.S. federal recreation agencies, including the USDA Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. ReserveAmerica's single interagency service will integrate two separate recreation-related reservation systems: the National Park Reservation Service (NPRS); and the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS), to enable the general public to reserve a variety of recreation sites and activities on Federal lands.

The contract continues ReserveAmerica services on behalf of the NRRS for which ReserveAmerica has processed and managed more than $189 million in recreation fees since 1997. After conducting a full and open competition for the award of the new contract, which will consolidate and expand the existing federal reservation services, the Forest Service selected ReserveAmerica to provide the new interagency service, expected to begin in December 2005, as part of the President's E-Gov Recreation One-Stop Initiative. Reserve America will provide one-stop shopping to the public for a wide range of federal recreation areas, facilities and opportunities including access to more than 57,000 campsites, cabins, parks, and tours of national sites, historic homes and caves.

"This is a great day for outdoor recreation in America! The enhanced NRRS Recreation One-Stop will provide a valuable service to the public, making it easier for millions of Americans to discover and capitalize on the diverse range of opportunities found on lands covering one-third of the nation -- the lands and waters that belong to us all," said Derrick Crandall, President of the American Recreation Coalition. "We applaud the Departments of Agriculture and the Interior and the Army for working together to unify all of these offerings into a single system and inviting top companies to develop the technology and communications tools needed. We have great confidence in the selected company, ReserveAmerica, which has successfully managed the precursor system since 1997 with outstanding customer satisfaction and a commitment to innovation. ReserveAmerica is an excellent choice to make Recreation One-Stop's potential a reality."

"This contract award recognizes ReserveAmerica's proven capability to deliver exceptional consumer satisfaction levels and state-of-the-art technological solutions for consumer reservations, management of campgrounds and ticketing of historic sites. On behalf of our employees across America, from Ballston Spa, NY to Rancho Cordova, CA, we welcome the government agencies participating in the Recreation One-Stop initiative," said Brendan Ross, President, ReserveAmerica. "We are proud to be selected to continue in our commitment to providing the Federal agencies and the American public with reservation and ticketing services that continue to exceed expectations. With our recent launch of ORMS, ReserveAmerica's state-of-the-art recreation reservation platform, and as we manage record numbers of online reservations for the NRRS, ReserveAmerica looks forward to the next ten years of leading the industry with technology innovations and successful partnerships with the NRRS participating federal agencies."

"The NRRS contract is expected to expand ReserveAmerica's business and create a number of new jobs at our core offices located in Ballston Spa, NY, Madison, WI and Rancho Cordova, CA," said Richard Adshead, VP of Federal Partnerships for ReserveAmerica. "We are proud to serve the federal agencies and the American public through our state-of-the-art data centers staffed by experienced and dedicated ReserveAmerica agents. We look forward to continuing to reinvest in our systems and services supporting Federal agencies that preserve and protect America's beautiful public lands.

About ReserveAmerica

ReserveAmerica is North America's leading camping reservation and campground management solutions provider. Specializing in complete reservations solutions, stand-alone call center/database management tools, online reservations solutions and park software solutions, ReserveAmerica has successfully managed more than 25 million reservations, with 3.5 million reservations processed in 2004. The Company manages the largest reservable campsite inventory with partnerships throughout North America. ReserveAmerica is an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).

SOURCE: ReserveAmerica

CONTACT: John McDonald of ReserveAmerica +1-518-885-4282 ext. 5581,

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