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2014-06-26 16:20:59

Expands European car rental market presence by adding more than 20 websites and additional choices for consumers BELLEVUE, Wash., HAMBURG, Germany and PERTUIS, France, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. today announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auto Escape Group, one of Europe's leading online car rental reservation companies from private equity fund Montefiore Investment and certain members of the AutoEscape Group's management team. Upon closing, Auto Escape...

2014-06-25 16:28:30

Genuine Guest Reviews reveal Nashville, Portland and San Antonio hotels offer the best guest value DALLAS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With an endless array of information about hotels and destinations available, the travel planning process can often be overwhelming. However, travelers can learn a lot about a hotel or destination by simply reading guest reviews. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121652 To help travelers find the best destination, Hotels.com® analyzed...

2014-06-24 16:23:54

Captain Obvious Takes Home Bronze Lion DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotels.com®, a leading accommodation booking website, was recognized with a Bronze Lion at the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for its Obvious Choice(TM) advertising campaign. Hotels.com was honored in the Film category for the overall campaign including the :60 'Captain Obvious(TM)' launch film, and the 'Obvious Eye Contact' and 'Obvious Lies' TV spots. The global annual...

2014-06-12 08:21:14

Bringing together one of the world's largest travel companies and an award-winning car rental brand MUNICH and BELLEVUE, Wash., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixt, one of the leading international mobility service providers, signed its first global partnership with Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), one of the world's largest travel companies. The agreement provides Expedia, Hotwire and CarRentals.com customers direct access to Sixt's premium rental fleet at more than 2,000 locations across more...

2014-06-02 04:21:33

Ariane Gorin Promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager DALLAS and LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) announced today that Ariane Gorin will assume responsibility for the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Gorin will begin her duties immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130822/SF68326LOGO-a EAN began as a standalone brand within Expedia, Inc. approximately five years ago and will remain...

2014-05-29 16:24:20

Hotels.com and Music Festival Junkies pick the best summer concerts for travelers DALLAS, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Music festivals and camping often go hand-in-hand, but spending a weekend in a muddy field isn't for everyone. Fortunately, with more than 100 U.S. music festivals happening between June and September, there are plenty of events taking place in the heart of some of the nation's most popular destinations. Hotels.com® has partnered with Music Festival Junkies to...

2014-05-20 16:29:39

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Technology Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Expedia, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Mark Okerstrom's question and answer session is scheduled to begin at 2:50 p.m. Pacific Time (PT). A live webcast of this session will be available to the public at http://www.expediainc.com/ir. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days....

2014-05-12 08:27:44

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Vipshop Holding Limited (NYSE: VIPS), Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (NASDAQ: MPEL), Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) and DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

2014-05-07 12:27:05

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today that it is the first hotel company to partner with TripAdvisor on the new mobile TripAdvisor Instant Booking feature. TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, is currently testing Instant Booking, which allows travelers to easily complete their hotel reservations while remaining on the TripAdvisor mobile app and mobile website....

2014-05-06 08:47:08

New Guide from Hotels.com Pinpoints top casino, spa, romance and shopping hotels based on verified hotel guest reviews DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hotels.com® recognized some of the top U.S. and Canadian hotel properties with the release of a summer hotel guide based on reviews from travelers who have actually stayed in the hotels. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84510 To ease the sometimes confusing maze of identifying the perfect hotel, Hotels.com is...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.