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2014-02-26 23:04:35

Free Widgets Provide Easy Publishing of Hundreds of Thousands of Author-attributed Travel, Food and Local Photos Created, Curated, and Geo-tagged by Trover’s Community of Passionate Explorers Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Trover (http://www.trover.com), a community-driven visual guide serving travelers and local culture enthusiasts, announced today three free photo widgets that provide any website the opportunity to showcase high quality location-based photos created and curated...

2011-08-04 12:48:04

A University of Washington computer scientist is calling on the international academic community and engineers working in industry to take a bolder approach when designing how people find information online. In a two-page commentary titled "Search needs a shake-up," published in the Aug. 4 issue of the journal Nature, UW professor of computer science and engineering Oren Etzioni calls on experts to, literally, think outside the search box. The piece is being published on the 20-year...

2011-05-24 00:00:30

Mark Zovic, Executive Manager of The Lodge at Brainerd Lakes is "Pleased that his property has been recognized by the editors of Bing Travel as one of the top 12 resort destinations for kids, selected from resorts in the United States and the Caribbean." Brainerd, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 The 30,000 square foot Paul Bunyan Water Park is a favorite treat for kids of all ages, anytime of the year. The lumberjack themed attraction is named for the legendary Paul Bunyan and is watched...

2011-05-04 02:01:00

REDMOND, Wash., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fareologists at Bing Travel (http://www.bing.com/travel) today issued their forecast for the 2011 summer travel season, predicting airfare and hotel costs will continue to swell. Compared with last year, airfare is expected to be up 15 percent, with tickets averaging $561, up from $485 last summer. Summer hotel costs will rise by more than 7 percent, with average costs at $242, versus $227 last year. (Logo:...

2010-09-16 07:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fareologists at Bing Travel today issued a preliminary outlook for the 2010 holiday season predicting similar holiday travel pricing as last year. In 2009, airfares and hotel rates remained low as a way to reinvigorate consumer travel during a tough economy. This year, the same opportunities exist for people looking to see family or take a vacation during the 2010 holiday travel season. Bing Travel Fareologists uncovered 2010 airfare for...

2010-05-24 14:28:00

SEATTLE, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Off & Away, a new website where travelers bid to win unbelievable experiences at incredible values, officially launched to the public today at TechCrunch Disrupt. Through its unique auction platform, Off & Away helps the everyday consumer gain access to exceptional travel experiences typically reserved for celebrities and heads of state. Today's first auctions feature hotel suite experiences at The Pierre New York and The Wynn Las Vegas. In the...

2010-04-22 07:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Fareologists at Bing Travel (http://www.bing.com/travel) today issued their initial forecast for the 2010 summer travel season, revealing an expensive travel season ahead. This year, airfare for summer travel to domestic destinations averages $303 per ticket, up 22 percent from 2009 and 4 percent higher than 2008 fares. Travelers looking into Europe this summer will have difficulty finding bargains as airfare to European destinations...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.