"Richard Barton" was the first European resident of Trentham, New Zealand/Trentham, Upper Hutt, in New Zealand. He was born in Newport, Isle of Wight, England.

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The strong progress we've made this quarter is the result of our continued focus on delivering the best prices and the most powerful shopping tools to our customers.

But we anticipate staying in the black and are encouraged by current booking activity.

Our decision in early 2000 to invest in building a robust merchant business and effectively merchandising merchant inventory has paid off more quickly than we anticipated.

During the quarter, consumers turned to the Internet to find lower rates and better package deals that would keep their vacation plans and business travel plans intact in spite of a weakening economy.