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2010-04-07 12:33:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ExpertFlyer.com, the premier air travel information tool offering complete and efficient ways to access the ever changing details of worldwide air travel information, has announced a new monthly interview blog series titled, "One-on-One." The blog goes face-to-face with the travel industry's leading decision makers to discuss and address topics relevant to many of today's business and frequent travelers. Each month, One-on-One will sit with industry...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today the Fareologists at Bing Travel (http://www.bing.com/travel) issued their 2010 Spring Break Forecast, which reveals a 9 percent increase in spring break airfare over 2009, coupled with a 15 percent decrease in domestic hotel rates. This year, airfare for both international and domestic spring break travel, generally defined as travel between Feb. 28 and March 31, averages $349, up 9 percent from 2009. In addition, the average ticket...

2009-08-26 07:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today the Fareologists at Bing Travel (http://www.bing.com/travel) issued a preliminary outlook for the 2009 holiday travel season, uncovering a holiday season that is distinctly more traveler-friendly than the 2008 season. This year, airfare for Thanksgiving travel to domestic destinations averages $327, down 22 percent from 2008 and virtually on par with 2007 fares. Christmas and New Year's holiday airfare to domestic destinations...

2009-06-18 06:12:00

Award-Winning Video Creation Service to Expand Product Offerings and Reach NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Animoto(R) (http://animoto.com), the video creation platform that lets consumers and businesses easily create professional-quality videos from their own photos and music, today announced that the company has received $4.4 million in funding, led by Madrona Venture Group. Additional investors include Jeff Clavier's SoftTech VC and Bruce Livingstone, the founder of iStockphoto, as...

2009-06-04 08:00:00

Bing Travel helps consumers make smart travel decisions with flight and hotel search, airfare price predictions, travel news and community, travel deals, and more. REDMOND, Wash., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced consumer availability of a new search destination for travelers -- Bing Travel -- which will help consumers make smart travel decisions through a variety of innovative tools and features. Bing Travel is part of Bing, Microsoft's new Decision Engine...

2009-05-28 10:30:00

Decision Engine goes beyond search to help customers deal with information overload. REDMOND, Wash., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today unveiled Bing, a new Decision Engine and consumer brand, providing customers with a first step in moving beyond search to help make faster, more informed decisions. Bing is specifically designed to build on the benefits of today's search engines but begins to move beyond this experience with a new approach to user experience and intuitive...

2009-04-02 07:00:00

European airfare down 19 percent from 2008; domestic hotel rates down 14 percent. SEATTLE, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today the Fareologists at Live Search Farecast (http://farecast.live.com) issued the 2009 Summer Travel Forecast, which shows a dramatic shift in favor of the traveler. Airfare for summer travel to domestic destinations is down more than 9 percent on average from 2008, while overall summer fares to destinations in Europe are down more than 19 percent. U.S. hotels,...

2009-02-05 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Fareologists at Live Search Farecast (http://farecast.live.com) today issued the 2009 Spring Break Forecast, which uncovers a much-needed break in airfare and hotel rates. Fares for spring break travel -- Feb. 28 through April 5 -- are down more than 15 percent from 2008, reaching roughly the same price points as spring break travel in 2007. Live Search Farecast, which is known for telling travelers when to buy based on airfare predictions, is...

2008-11-14 12:00:09

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Travelzoo (Nasdaq:TZOO), a global Internet media company, announced today that the Travelzoo Network is the largest network of online travel deals, generating over 500 million targetable deal impressions per month. The Travelzoo Network is a group of over 130 highly targeted Web sites, including AOL Travel and MSN Travel, which publish travel deals provided by Travelzoo. "By partnering with specially selected travel sites, we've expanded...

2008-11-04 12:00:15

The City of Angels has one more gift to add its repertoire of making dreams come true: cheap airline tickets. According to the latest Travelnomics report released today by travel search engine Cheapflights.com, California flyers will have an easier time finding cheap departing Los Angeles flights compared to the rest of the country. In "Travelnomics: The Travel Price Index," flight prices from 30 U.S. markets are compared to the cost of living index in those cities. Los Angeles came in below...


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