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Web ticket sellers team up.(Brief Article)

Priceline.com, the "name your own price" Web travel site, is teaming up with Travelocity.com and Preview Travel in an alliance that will offer users "seamless access to each other's air products and services on their websites" and that raises the competition a notch against Microsoft's Expedia.com travel site.

The companies say their combined user base totals more than 20 million travelers. Under the agreement announced Dec. 9, the companies "will generate incremental revenue each time they facilitate the sale of each other's products under certain conditions."

Despite initial skepticism, priceline.com has proved to be very attractive to airlines. …

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