Boater. com Acquired By Boating. com
(PRWEB) May 20, 2000
Contact: Chris Benham
--Boating. com Leads Consolidation Of Online Marine Industry--
Houston, TX - May 16, 2000 - Boating. com, the most popular online destination for the marine industry and boating enthusiasts, has acquired Boater. com, one of the oldest web sites focused on aquatic activities. The previous owner sees this action as the first step in the creation of a single portal for the industry.
"Consolidation is inevitable, and Boating. com is the dominant marine brand online," said Hanno Ginn, founder of Boater. com. "Their momentum is testament to their demonstrated desire to partner and work with the existing infrastructure of the boating industry. Boating. com is clearly the best positioned boating brand to dominate the entire industry."
"We are pleased to add both Boater. com and Flying. com to the Boating. com family," said Tom King, Boating. com V. P. Internet Strategies and Chairman. "Leading the consolidation of the online recreational marine and travel industries reenforces Boating. com's position to meet the needs of marine manufacturers who sell business-to-business and to consumers."
Boating. com is the strategic partner of the majority of Top 25 boat shows in the industry and owns more than 350 marine and recreational domain names, including Flying. com. To discuss partnership opportunities with Boating. com or Flying. com, contact Tom King at tom. king@boating. com.
About Boating. com
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Houston, Tx., Boating. com is the premier web site for the boating and fishing community. Through strategic partnerships and alliances, Boating. com provides visitors with the most relevant and up-to-date boating information, as well as the most comprehensive site for purchasing marine-related products and services. Boating. com is privately held. Boating. com is a registered trademark of Boating. com, Inc. All other product names referenced are the property of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged. More information about Boating. comis available by visitng www. boating. com, e-mailing pr@boating. com or calling (713) 520-5050.