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American Friends of Tel Aviv University TAU study finds direct link between online price competition and longer flight times Once upon a time people planned their vacations by booking flights and hotel at local travel agencies. But with the...

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2014-08-18 16:20:27

Ticket Transactions Up 2.65 Percent in First Seven Months of 2014 vs. 2013 ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 5.15 percent* year-over-year in the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $56 billion versus $53.3 billion in 2013. Sales for July 2014 were up 5.2 percent at...

2014-08-13 16:20:43

Specifically designed by the international passenger rights specialist, the refund.me Red App will monitor flights booked by travel agents and flag those eligible for up to $800 in compensation NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- refund.me, the international passenger rights specialist that helps flyers claim their right to compensation for flight delays, cancellations, missed connections and overbooking, has released a new app for travel agents using the Sabre...

2014-08-11 08:22:09

Compared to 2013, the Unofficial End of Summer to See 20% Increase in Demand for Air Tickets, More than 30% Increase in Demand for Hotel Rooms, More than 35% Increase in Car Rental Demand BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Booking data from Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites(1), shows that Labor Day weekend 2014 should see a considerable increase in travelers booking air tickets, hotel room and rental cars compared to Labor Day...

2014-08-06 20:25:24

The Priceline Group to Make $500 Million Investment; Global Partnership to Promote Travel to and from China NORWALK, Conn. and SHANGHAI, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) and Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP) today announced that the two companies have expanded an existing commercial agreement to strengthen their global partnership. In addition, The Priceline Group agreed to invest $500 million through a convertible bond and Ctrip has...

2014-08-05 12:35:50

PUNE, India, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tavisca Solutions [http://www.tavisca.com ] - Kaustubh Latkar, General Manager at Tavisca Solutions has been invited to speak as a guest, at the 16th Annual Travel Distribution Summit, North America, 2014. The event will be taking place in New York City, at the New York Marriott, Brooklyn Bridge on September 11th and 12th, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140527/689192 ) Kaustubh will be sharing his...

2014-08-05 08:42:41

Sabre Hospitality customers now have a powerful way to generate incremental bookings SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Hospitality Solutions today announced the certification of its Guest Connect Booking Engine with TripConnect by TripAdvisor, providing Sabre's customers with a new way to generate incremental bookings through direct connectivity to the growing meta search channel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b With TripConnect,...

2014-07-31 23:07:43

GoMarketing Inc. a Thousand Oaks, California Internet Marketing and Advertizing agency has been hired by world travel leader TUI Travel PLC to build and maintain proprietary travel software for wholesale international hotel travel booking in the entire U.S.A. TUI Travel PLC is a world leader in the air travel and accommodations industries with over 54,000 employees worldwide. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 GoMarketing Inc. a Thousand Oaks, California Internet Marketing and Advertising agency has...

2014-07-29 16:21:24

BELLEVUE, Wash. and HAMBURG, Germany and PERTUIS, France, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) today announced completion of its acquisition of Auto Escape Group, one of Europe's leading online car rental reservation companies from private equity fund Montefiore Investment and certain members of the Auto Escape Group's management team. Going forward, Auto Escape Group will form a key part of the CarRentals.com brand's global strategy and team....

2014-07-28 08:22:48

Agreement with IATA Provides Access to BSP and ASP Transactions LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC announced today that it has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to bolster ARC's FareSight((TM)) and help global corporate travel managers optimize their company's air travel policies and programs worldwide. When development is complete, FareSight will be able to query current and historic data from both IATA's Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP)...

2014-07-23 16:24:32

New follower capabilities make managing multiple travelers simple SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripCase, Sabre's web and mobile travel application, is now making it easier for travel arrangers to stay in touch with travelers through new TripCase Follower capabilities. TripCase is the first travel itinerary app to give travel arrangers anywhere-access to the details of their travelers' trips including the latest itinerary updates....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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