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METAMEND SELECTED BY CLUB INTRAWEST FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION
January 12, 2005 - Victoria, BC - Metamend today announced the firm's search engine optimization technology and website optimization services have been selected by Club Intrawest, for www.clubintrawest.com.
Intrawest is the leading developer and operator of village-centered destination resorts across North America. Thousands of skiers and golfers rate Intrawest among the leaders in the leisure industry. With a network of vacation destinations ranging from towering ski mountains to endless miles of emerald green championship golf courses and unspoiled, pristine beaches, the Club Intrawest network of Club locations has captured the hearts of a loyal and growing vacation club customer base. The private resort club features nine exclusive resorts around the world, each one designed to reflect the culture and architecture of the region. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Club Intrawest is the private resort club operation within the Intrawest Corporation, which is a publicly traded company listed on the New York (IDR) and Toronto (ITW) stock exchanges.
Metamend's (www.metamend.com) optimization service incorporates years of web page optimization skills combined with proprietary website optimization software which together tune web sites to reach their maximum performance within the world's top search engines. Metamend's SEO technology contextually analyzes a web site's content, and uses that data as the base on which to promote the web site. The process is designed to both remove existing search engine barriers and ensure that the search engines can properly index and classify a web site based on its content, thereby maximizing a web site's potential for attracting search engine traffic by achieving higher relevant search engine rankings from organic search results.
Hannah Payne, Manager, Web Services says "We are very excited to be working with Metamend. We believe their SEO technology will significantly improve the visibility and exposure that www.clubintrawest.com gets through Internet searches."
Richard Zwicky, Metamend CEO issued the following statement. "We are very proud to have been selected by Club Intrawest to provide our optimization services to this world class organization. They are a market leading Fortune 1000 company, respected across all industries. Earlier this year we introduced optimization services specifically targeting the hotel and tourism industry. The hospitality industry is a highly competitive marketplace, where individual properties are competing for customers not just with direct competitors but also with consolidators, agencies, discounters, and their affiliates. We are witnessing the leaders in the field recognize that the search engines offer a key strategic advantage in reaching potential customers and extending their market reach. We look forward to working with Club Intrawest, and helping drive customers to their properties."
Metamend's search engine optimization and web site optimization solutions are a popular choice for marketing firms, web design houses, and ISP's wishing to outsource non-core business services to specialized providers. The company offers web site optimization services direct to end users, as well as to hosting companies and managed service providers via a white label distribution model. The company currently has successful clients on 5 continents and in 54 countries around the world, and has been recognized by firms such as Microsoft as the world leader in the field of search engine optimization technology.
Club Intrawest (www.metamend.com) is managed by Intrawest Resort Club Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intrawest Corporation, North America's leading developer and operator of four-season destination resorts. Club Intrawest's locations include: Whistler/Blackcomb, rated North America's #1 winter resort destination; Panorama, British Columbia; Vancouver, British Columbia; Blue Mountain, Ontario; Tremblant, Quebec; Palm Desert, California; Kauai, Hawaii; Sandestin, Florida and Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
For more information contact:
Contact: Todd Hooge,
Director of Operations
Web Site: http://www.metamend.com/
Toll Free: 1.866.381.6382
Club Intrawest Media
Contact: Jacqueline Voci,