September 14, 2004

MetroGuide Joins Florida Restaurant Association, Sponsors SAVOR Greater Fort Lauderdale

Hollywood, Florida –, Inc. (MetroGuide) has joined the Florida Restaurant Association.

"Our two dining sites, the DiningGuide Network ( and the Dining Channel ( offer a pure performance-based promotional service to restaurateurs," said Mark Metz, MetroGuide CEO. "We fill seats, and we don't get paid unless we perform." is an international restaurant locator service, with primary focus on dining in the United States, while the Dining Channel is a successful discount dining pilot program that will launch officially October 22, 2004 during the Florida Restaurant Association annual trade show and meeting in Orlando.

"We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial affiliation with the Florida Restaurant Association," Metz said. "With our monthly visitor base of more than two million, MetroGuide's network of sites brings customers and restaurants together."

DiningGuide also has signed on to be an official sponsor of the second annual SAVOR, Greater Fort Lauderdale, the celebration of culinary excellence and exploration to be held during Restaurant Month, September 2004. Throughout the month Greater Fort Lauderdale's finest restaurants will offer cooking classes, dinner-and-a-movie events, wine tastings and special lunch and dinner prix fixe menus for the curious epicure.

Links to Florida Restaurant Association and SAVOR Greater Fort Lauderdale are on MetroGuide, DiningGuide and DiningChannel.

MetroGuide, located at, is among the largest Internet providers of global travel information and reservations. Incorporated in 1996 and privately held, MetroGuide's network of hospitality websites attracts more than two million unique visitors monthly to its quarter-million-plus pages of travel related e-commerce sites.

Having financed its venture entirely through internal sales growth and with no outside capital, MetroGuide generates tens-of-millions of dollars annually in on-line reservations through its proprietary database of more than 10,000 restaurants, and 43,000 hotels and destination resorts. MetroGuide stands at the forefront of the battle to combat digital copyright piracy, with multiple recent court awards.

MetroGuide is a member of the Greater Hollywood (Florida) Chamber of Commerce, the Better Business Bureau (BBB), the Florida Restaurant Association and National Restaurant Association.

For more information contact Scott Rogers (954) 981-5850.