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Next 1 Interactive, Inc. Announces Launch of Voyage TV

Travel Site Bolstered by Key Relationships With The Mark Travel Corporation and Syncom Media Group

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 02/27/14 -- Next 1 Interactive, Inc., (OTCQB: NXOI) (OTCBB: NXOI) announced today that it has launched Voyage TV in conjunction with key relationships with The Mark Travel Corporation and Syncom Media Group.

The Voyage TV website will function primarily as a video-centric travel site with videos, blogs, key country destination information, travel requirements and other tools for travelers. It will link to the Voyage TV YouTube channel, which is currently capturing over 100,000 views per month. The site will capitalize upon Next 1, Mark Travel, and Syncom's combined expertise in the utilization of emerging technologies and pertinent source channels to create highly relevant and accessible travel information.

Over the next few months, the companies will use this significant travel media technology and real estate relationship to incorporate tourism boards, tour operators, travel professionals, travel writers, and key service providers to enhance the website with timely and relevant travel information.

"We are excited about this first step as the cornerstone to building out our travel and media platforms driven by rich video content using our best of breed relationships. We look forward to providing travelers with an educational, engaging and entertaining total travel resource," said William Kerby, Chief Executive Officer of Next 1 Interactive.

About Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next 1 Interactive, Inc. (NXOI) is a multi-faceted media company specializing in travel and real estate. Next 1 plans the delivery of targeted content via multiple digital platforms including satellite, cable, broadcast, broadband and mobile. In today's digital market, Next 1 delivers information and entertainment to consumers. The company business plan calls for multiple revenue streams from real estate and travel content delivery including transactional commissions, referral fees, advertising and sponsorship.

About The Mark Travel Corporation
The Mark Travel Corporation (TMTC) is one of the largest wholesalers in the travel industry. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin since 1974, they own and manage multiple respected vacation brands. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, TMTC is recognized as a world leader in leisure travel and is trusted by the world's leading airlines and hoteliers to manage their vacation brands and care for their customers. The Mark Travel Corporation is under the umbrella of La Macchia Enterprises, and owns and manages multiple respected vacation brands such as Funjet Vacations, their flagship serving more than 300 destinations, Blue Sky Tours, United Airlines Vacations and Southwest Vacations,

About Syncom Venture Partners
Syncom Venture Partners is widely recognized as a market leader at investing venture capital in specialized segments of the media and communications industry. Their unique approach at recognizing opportunities, collaborating with talented entrepreneurs and mitigating risk has produced attractive returns for their investors. Syndicated Communications Inc (Syncom), was founded in 1977, with a mission to diversify the ownership of media in the United States. With that vision in mind, investments made by Syncom have fueled the growth of many successful companies, a number of which have become market leaders including BET, Radio One, TV One, and most recently Iridium Satellite. Today, Syncom Venture Partners is aggressively focused on creating the next generation of market leaders within the rapidly growing sectors of digital media, mobile technology, and web based services. They bring the unique, hands on perspective that comes with witnessing the emergence, and now the transformation of traditional, distribution centric media to the digital, content and technology centric media presently experienced. Syncom's deep domain experience transcends this evolution and positions them to offer unparalleled guidance to their portfolio management teams as they navigate this complex environment.

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