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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.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.