AOL to Host Ticketmaster, Personals

Share this content:
AOL Time Warner said yesterday that it has formed a multi-year alliance with Ticketmaster Inc. that allows AOL to offer Ticketmaster's ticketing and personals services to AOL's more than 31 million Web customers.


The agreement calls for AOL to create a virtual Ticketmaster box office on its Web site that allows its users to buy tickets from more than 5,000 national venues to outings ranging from sporting events to theater and concerts. In addition, Ticketmaster's Citysearch guides will provide AOL with Moviefone cinema information and ticketing updates.


Ticketmaster's Match.com service will also become the main personals provider for AOL's LoveatAOL. The service will be offered across AOL, CompuServe and other AOL Time Warner portals.


"By combining our event information and ticketing transaction capability with AOL's unparalleled audience, we substantially increase our ticketing distribution network," said Ticketmaster President and CEO John Pleasants.


Company records indicate that Ticketmaster sold more than 83 million tickets in 2000, at a cost of about $3.3 billion.


Loading links....

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Since 1985, Melissa Data has helped thousands of companies clean, correct and complete contact data to better target and communicate with their customers. We offer a full spectrum of data quality solutions, including global address, phone, email, and name validation, identify verification - available for batch or real-time processes, in the Cloud or on-premise. Our service bureau provides dedupe, email/phone append and geographic/demographic append services for better targeting and insight. For direct mailers, Melissa Data offers easy-to-use address management/postal software, list hygiene services and 100s of specialty mailing lists - all with competitive pricing and excellent customer service.

Find out more here »

DMN's Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here