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2015-09-16

MPH Ventures Corp.: MPH Ventures' Travelucion Acquires Equity in Havana Based Travel Agency

VANCOUVER, Sept. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --MPH Ventures Corp
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(TSX-V:MPS) (OTCBB:MPSFF) (Frankfurt:IJA2) (the "Company") is pleased to
announce Travelucion has acquired an equity interest in a Cuban travel
supplier located in Havana. The travel corporation has been providing Cuban
travel services to Travelucion for 7 years as an independent supplier.

On July 8th, MPH Ventures signed a Definitive Agreement to acquire a 20%
interest in Travelucion S.L in exchange for common shares of MPH Ventures
with an option, for a period of eight months, to acquire the remaining 80%
interest (see news releasesJuly 8th &August 14th, 2015). The Agreement is
subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Travelucion is a cash-flow positive online travel media company that
specializes in travel marketing, electronic reservation and online booking
solutions for international visitors to Cuba. It owns one of the most
significant portfolios of Cuba focused web properties and domains that have
been promoting Cuba and offering online travel services to the Caribbean
nation since 1995. Recently, Travelucion's revenues have been increasing in
the wake of the notable shift in American policy towards Cuba as diplomatic
relations between the two nations normalize and with travel restrictions on
Americans visiting Cuba expected to gradually relax. Online booking is one of
the fastest growing sectors in the travel industry and Travelucion is poised
to take advantage of this rapid growth.

Due to the renewed international interest in Cuba, Travelucion is seeking to
further acquire equity in its long standing service partners in an effort to
vertically integrate the company and to streamline joint back office and
booking mechanisms using Travelucion's proprietary Cuba centric booking
platform and software. A new and larger joint office will be inaugurated in
the trendy Miramar district of Havana on October 1st2015 to compliment this
latest equity based partnership.

By acquiring equity in this locally licensed brick and mortar travel agency,
Travelucion will gain unparalleled direct access to exclusive travel services
from Cuba's Gaviota Group, one of Cuba's most diverse national travel and
leisure corporations. Gaviota owns 100% of all hotels in Cuba's Jardines del
Rey Archipelago islands of Cayo Coco, Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Ensenachos, Cayo
Guillermo, Cayo Las Brujas and Cayo Sabinal, all of which are managed by such
renowned hotel groups as Melia, Iberostar, Blau, Husa, Royalton, Blue Diamond
and Memories. Gaviota also owns numerous hotels in Havana, Varadero, Santiago
de Cuba, Holguin, Villa Clara, Trinidad and in other parts of the island
including the emblematic 5ta Avenida Hotel and the Memories Miramar Hotel in
Havana. Cuba's largest Hotel, Playa Pesquero, is also part of the Gaviota
family of hotels. Aero Gaviota Airlines is the group's national carrier with
several international routes from and to Cuba. Via Gaviota Rent a Car is
Cuba's second largest car rental company with +60 offices nationwide.
Gaviota's leisure division operates numerous entertainment malls such as
Pueblo La Estrella and Pueblo Las Dunas along with Dolphin and Aqua Parks.
Gaviota owns Cuba's main yacht marinas of Varadero, Cabo San Antonio, Las
Brujas and Holguín.

This strategic acquisition further fortifies the strength of Travelucion in
the heart of Cuba's travel sector, complementing its online digital media
division.

Travelucion owns 100% of 432 web assets popularizing Cuban Culture, Music,
Celebrities, over sixty major tourist destinations, Golf, Banking and
Commerce which collectively generate over 30 million page-views per year.
Through legacy agreements with Cuba's largest travel companies, Travelucion's
emblematic e-commerce brands like Havanatur.com, Cuba VIP and GoCuba provide
the company with access to a broader and more diverse portfolio of national
travel and tourism packages in Cuba than any other travel provider.
Travelucion is also uniquely established to handle the travel requirements of
qualified U.S. travelers to Cuba. This allows permitted U.S. travelers, in
addition to non-U.S. travelers, the ability to indulge in high end hotel and
spa accommodations or create uniquely Cuban travel packages with exclusive
private home rentals, exotic/antique car services and access to a multitude
of exhilarating guided or self-discovery tours across Cuba. Travelucion has
also developed a strong social media platform of passionate Cuba social media
followers across Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

MPH Ventures and Travelucion will continue to expand the existing travel and
Cuba focused marketing initiatives in numerous sectors with a specific
spotlight on the emerging U.S.-Cuba travel market.

About MPH Ventures Corp.:

MPH Ventures Corp. has approx. 14.1 million shares issued and outstanding.

For further information on MPH Ventures Corp. (TSX-V:MPS) visit the Company's
website atwww.mphventurescorp.com.

MPH VENTURES CORP.

"Jim Pettit"

James G. Pettit
President

For further information contact myself or:
Don Myers
MPH Ventures Corp.
Director
Telephone: 604-687-3376
Toll Free: 800-567-8181
Facsimile: 604-687-3119
Email:info@mphventurescorp.com

NEITHER THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER ACCEPTS
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OF THIS NEWS
RELEASE.

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be
"forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than
statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that
management of the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although
management believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking
statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not
guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments may
differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The Company
undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if
management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in
forward-looking statements, include market prices, exploration and
development successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and
general economic, market or business conditions. Please see the public
filings of the Company atwww.sedar.comfor further information.

CONTACT: Email: info@mphventurescorp.com
Telephone: (604) 687-3376
Facsimile: (604) 687-3119

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Source: MPH Ventures Corp. via Globenewswire

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