RedWeek Press Releases Founder Launches Next Web Business

Site connects vacation travelers and timeshare community

Seattle, Wash. — November 13, 2002 —, a new online marketplace from the founder and Chairman of Randy Conrads, launched this week allowing web-savvy vacation resort travelers to connect with the timeshare community.

The web site has a member-supported model similar to the highly successful that now has over 32 million members. provides an exclusive marketplace where travelers find vacation bargains, and timeshare owners can list their available units to rent, sell or trade. The site has a situations nted area called "RedWishes" allowing members, both travelers and timeshare owners, to post their desired vacations or unwanted timeshares for sale. members also provide ratings and reviews of vacation resorts. The new web site creates an accessible, information rich exchange for all travelers and the timeshare community. Site members can also be notified when resorts become available. Timeshare owners can learn more about the timeshare resorts they might trade for, resorts move unused time thereby developing a high-quality member-community.

"Timeshare or vacation ownership is a great concept," says Randy Conrads CEO. " is focused on drawing the vastly larger number of travelers who do not own timeshares into this exploding market."

The team developed the site with a successful background in developing user-friendly web services at Randy Conrads founded the profitable, now one of the most highly trafficked web sites on the Internet.

Classmates Online, Inc. is an online community connecting over 32 million members with friends, family, military and work colleagues. Founded in 1995, Classmates has one of the largest member bases on the Web for paid content. The company adds 50,000 members per day and is consistently ranked one of the top 15 most highly trafficked Web properties by Nielsen//Net Ratings.

About, a member of the American Resort Developers Association (ARDA), is a new online marketplace from founder and Chairman Randy Conrads who is an ARDA Trustee Member. The site connects web-savvy vacation resort travelers with the timeshare community. Member-supported, travelers find vacation bargains, and timeshare owners can list units to rent, sell or trade. Resort ratings and reviews, watch services, RedWishes and vacation specials are availabl at