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2014-07-14 08:30:16

Annual Study Examines Global Opinions of Sharks, Speedos, Nudity, Theft and Social Media Behavior on the Beach, the World's Most Popular Travel Destination BELLEVUE, Wash., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites(1), today released the results of the 2014 Expedia® Flip Flop Report, an annual study of behavior and preferences among beachgoers in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia/New Zealand. The study...

2014-07-02 08:30:44

Lakehouse Hotel and Resort in San Marcos, California Tops 2014 List; United States Eclipses Mexico this Year with the Most Hotels in the Top Ten BELLEVUE, Wash., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full-service online travel sites*, announced the Expedia® 2014 Insiders' Select(TM) rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world's best-reviewed hotels. The Insiders' Select(TM) list recognizes the top-ranked hotels available worldwide on...

2014-06-11 12:33:05

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com® (Nasdaq: EXPE), the world's largest full service online travel site*, today announced it is now accepting bitcoin as a form of payment for hotel purchases. Offering travelers another way to book online, customers can now shop from the world-class inventory of a vast array of hotels available on Expedia.com, and for the first time ever beginning today, easily pay for their hotel accommodations using bitcoin....

2014-06-09 08:20:42

International Study Analyzed Vacation Spending Habits Among Residents in Asia, North America, South America, Europe and Australia/New Zealand; Study Found Taxes, Baggage Fees and Booking Fees Rank 1-2-3 in List of "Most Annoying" Travel Fees BELLEVUE, Wash., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites*, revealed the results of a study that showed marked contrasts in the way that residents of different countries save for...

2014-05-16 08:20:34

"The Multi-tasker," "The Drifter" and "The Crawler" Round Out Top Five; 69% of Americans Report Having Been Flipped Off While Driving BELLEVUE, Wash., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, the world's largest full service online travel site*, released the results of the 2014 Road Rage Report, conducted on Expedia's behalf by Northstar. Northstar surveyed 1,001 adult Americans to identify the behaviors that are likeliest to elicit road rage, from texting to swerving to speeding...

2014-03-25 08:25:18

Changes Include Smart Recommendations, Faster Page Loading, and Responsive Design with Visual-Rich Layout Optimized for Desktops and Mobile Devices BELLEVUE, Wash., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest online travel agency*, today announced its most significant redesign since 2002, debuting a brand-new homepage that adds fully responsive design and a simpler, more streamlined layout to bring rich, beautiful travel imagery and Expedia's search...

2014-02-18 08:40:10

Expedia.com, sponsor of the ICDM data mining contest, discusses importance of implementing new technology solutions to present best deals to customers BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest online travel company, today released information on its commitment to developing its internal data science program. The company recently worked with the IEEE organizers to sponsor their International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) data...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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