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2014-01-30 08:37:02

Online travel industry experts Kees Koolen and Fritz Demopoulos bring travel industry expertise to GetYourGuide's board of directors BERLIN, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GetYourGuide, the world's largest online platform for tours and activities, today announced a strategic $4.5 million Series A extension round led by Kees Koolen, former CEO of Booking.com, and Fritz Demopoulos, founder and former CEO of Qunar.com. Sunstone Capital, a European venture capital firm, also participated...

2011-07-19 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON and AMSTERDAM, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gekko [http://www.gekko.com ], the personalized international hotel booking service, today unveils a one-stop Facebook application that simplifies travel planning and purchasing - with the help of friends and trusted sources- via the world's leading social network. The Gekko Facebook app collects and organizes travel recommendations from friends; introduces a one-click "Request-a-Deal" button which...

2010-11-08 15:02:00

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) today announced executive changes within the Priceline Group of Companies. Robert J. Mylod Jr., 44, Priceline's Vice Chairman and Head of Worldwide Strategy and Planning, will retire on March 31, 2011. For the next year following his retirement, he will continue to assist Priceline's President and CEO Jeffery H. Boyd on special projects on a part-time basis. Effective immediately, Glenn D. Fogel, 48,...

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