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(New York, NY - November 10, 2004) -- JupiterResearch, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), announced today that new research entitled "Market Forecast Report, Travel 2004" finds that the U.S. online travel market has grown at a fast pace over the last year, totaling $54 billion in 2004, or 23% of travel purchased. The online market is projected to grow to $91 billion in 2009, or 33% of travel purchased.

Sales are growing for both online agencies such as Orbitz, Expedia and Travelocity, as well as supplier Web sites, with supplier sites capturing the majority of the online market. In this highly price-sensitive industry, search engines are becoming a critical part of the marketing mix: more consumers are prompted to visit travel sites as a result of a search than through any other media source.

Findings of this JupiterResearch forecast include: in 2004 airline tickets remain the largest online leisure travel revenue category, representing $23.3 billion in revenue; over $11.6 billion in hotel revenue was booked by consumers in 2004; supplier Web sites will continue to increase their share of the market, increasing from 56% of online leisure travel revenue in 2004 to 60% by 2009; airlines and car rental companies will lead the charge in increasing direct online share; and new booking tools and increased compliance will drive the online managed travel market to $32 billion by 2009.

"We're seeing steady growth across all segments of the online travel industry," said Diane Clarkson, Analyst at JupiterResearch. "Both business and leisure travelers are booking a growing percentage of their travel online, and search is having an increasing influence on their research and purchase behavior. In this competitive market, the online travel industry must ensure that search is at the forefront of their marketing strategy," added Clarkson.

The complete findings of this forecast are immediately available to JupiterResearch clients online. For more information on the forecast or JupiterResearch's Travel research service please contact Kieran Kelly, Vice President of Global Sales and Client Services at 1-800-481-1212 or [email protected].

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), (, headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information, images, research and events for information technology, business and creative professionals. JupiterWeb, the online division of Jupitermedia, operates four distinct online networks: and for IT and business professionals; for developers; and for interactive marketers. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by approximately 20 million users and generate approximately 300 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes: JupiterImages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 3.5 million images online serving creative professionals with products like Comstock Images, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, and; JupiterResearch, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets; and JupiterEvents, which produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Search Engine Strategies and Wi-Fi Planet.

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Lisa DiGiacomo
Marketing and Public Relations Associate
[email protected]

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