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CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANIZATION SELECTS METAMEND TO LEAD WEB 2.0 MASTER CLASS

Victoria, BC, October 22, 2007 — Metamend Software & Design Ltd., an award winning search engine marketing and search engine optimization firm, and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) are teaming up to deliver the Master Class II: Social Networking - Web 2.0 for the 2007 Caribbean Tourism Conference (CTC) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 19-24. Search engines play an important role in Web 2.0 and the delivery of Web 2.0 content to people who search the Internet by Google, MSN, Yahoo, or other search engines.

The Caribbean Tourism Conference attracts over 600 delegates from industry officials, including agents and operators worldwide and is the Caribbean premier tourism event. Program highlights include continuing education credits though George Washington University for attending the Master Classes. Metamend will lead the Master Class II: Social Networking – Web 2.0 in keeping with this year’s theme “The Next Generation: Learning from the Past, Preparing for the Future.”

“The Caribbean Tourism Conference is one of the premier conferences on tourism,” says Murray Owen, VP Marketing for Metamend. “Being asked to participate at the Master’s level allows us to showcase our client experience in this field of Web 2.0 and Search Engine Optimization.”

Participating in the Masters Class will be Graham McKenzie, UK Managing Director of TravelMole.com, and Karin Nijhuis, an Online Tourism Consultant working with the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Congresses.

The CTO's mission is to provide to its members the services and information needed for the development of sustainable tourism for the economic and social benefit of the Caribbean people.

The organization provides specialized support and technical assistance to member countries in the areas of marketing, human resource development, research and statistics, information technology and sustainable tourism development. The CTO disseminates information on behalf of its member governments to consumers and the travel trade.

 

About Metamend Software & Design Ltd.

Metamend is a leading Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEM / SEO) firm, with over 1000 clients in a variety of industry segments located in 60 countries worldwide.

Metamend provides a suite of website optimization services including website SEO audits, SEO site planning, SEO keyword research, SEO backlink audits, SEO search metric software, and ongoing SEO implementation services. Its popular blog forum is recognized in the SEO industry for its best practice approach.

Contact
Murray Owen VP, Marketing, 408.335.0433 ext #103

About Caribbean Tourism Organization

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), with headquarters in Barbados and marketing operations in New York, London and Toronto, is the Caribbean's tourism development agency and comprises membership of over 30 governments and a myriad of private sector entities.