Warner Village Cinemas UK, a division of Warner Bros. International Theatres, has sold its millionth online ticket, through its website (www.warnervillage.co.uk), just two years after launch.

Since going live in July 1999, the system, which was conceived and created in-house, has posted a 20% year-on-year rise in online bookings, and there are now plans to revamp the site later this year to include a host of additional features. The millionth ticket was sold for a screening at the company's London flagship site, the Warner Village West End, last Friday (August 3).

Meanwhile, rival UK circuit Odeon recently re-launched its website (www.odeon.co.uk), which includes online box office capabilities, after closing it for redevelopment last year.