Wikitravel:22 August 2007

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Dear Wikitravel Community

On August 15th, 2007, I chose not to renew my contract with Internet Brands for work on Wikitravel and. The last four years have been an amazing experience as I watched the site grow from an idea born of a frustrating moment on a beach in Thailand to a Webby Award-winning site. As I move to focus on my family and other projects, the Wikitravel community will always have my admiration and heartfelt support. Thank you for your support, effort, and friendliness!

Michele Ann Jenkins, AKA Maj 11:28, 22 August 2007 (EDT)

I want to follow up with some additional comments about my own changing role. IB has decided to bring more of the development and maintenance of Wikitravel in-house. For this reason, I'll no longer be the principal system administrator and developer for Wikitravel. I will, however, remain an active member of the community and I will continue to work on Wikitravel content and policies.
Wikitravel has always been a family project for us, and I will sincerely miss Maj's work on this project and her voice in our discussions. Without her dedication to travel and her organizational skills, Wikitravel would have been quite literally inconceivable. I want to thank her for everything she's done to build this project and to further the idea of Open Content travel guides. --Evan 11:31, 22 August 2007 (EDT)