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2014-09-16 16:20:31

Low-Profile Architecture Cuts Operational Expenses for Wi-Fi-Equipped Aircraft ANAHEIM, California, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Airline Passenger Experience Association Expo, Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Boeing Network and Space Systems (N&SS) today announced that, subject to terms, N&SS and Panasonic will develop a ground breaking broadband electronically steered phased array antenna for commercial airliners. The N&SS and...

2014-09-16 08:40:23

ANAHEIM, California, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an industry first, Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) is introducing EMV-compliant Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology in its in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems. Industry observers had recently predicted on-board NFC applications were years away, but Panasonic will be launching the technology with airlines in the summer of 2015. Passengers and crew will be able to use NFC-enabled smart...

2014-09-16 08:22:32

ANAHEIM, California, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Europa has chosen Panasonic Avionics Corporation's (Panasonic) eX3 and eXConnect in-flight entertainment and communications solutions for its new 787-8 Dreamliner fleet. It will become the first airline in Spain to offer in-flight broadband by choosing Panasonic's Ku-band satellite service - the only global network solely dedicated to aviation. This eXConnect service enables passengers to access the internet,...

2014-09-15 08:32:59

Rapid Deployment of eStandby in the Region Now Helps More than 100 Properties in the UAE, Including Danat's Distinctive Hotels, Maximize Premium Inventory LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As occupancies continue to improve worldwide, Danat Hotels & Resorts (www.danathotels.com) is deploying Nor1's eStandby upselling product to help its upscale hotel portfolio realize thousands of dollars in upselling revenue each week, as travelers increasingly seize the opportunity to...

2014-09-13 23:02:36

A leading choice for planners and a trailblazer in the hotel industry, the ‘Original Boutique Hotel’ increases conversions and revenue with direct website bookings for groups Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Groupize Solutions, the leading online group booking platform for hotels, resorts, and large chains, proudly partners with The Lenox Hotel Boston to enable direct website group bookings using the Groupize Group Booking Engine (GBE). Currently in use by over 7,000 hotels, the...

2014-09-12 08:29:04

Genares customers to benefit from Sabre's proven ability to help independent and chain hoteliers prosper and grow SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation today announced the acquisition of Genares, a global, privately-held hospitality technology company, to further strengthen Sabre's position as a leading technology partner to hoteliers worldwide. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b...

2014-09-11 20:22:21

LANGLEY, England, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport Worldwide Limited, ("Travelport" or "the Company") today announced that consistent with the Company's registration rights agreement and certain agreements entered into with current holders of the Company's common shares, the Company will not process transfers of its common shares for pre-IPO shareholders on its books and records beginning on Friday, September 12, 2014 and through 180 days after the pricing of its initial...

2014-09-11 20:22:17

LANGLEY, England, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport Worldwide Limited, ("Travelport" or "the Company") today announced that it has commenced an initial public offering (the "Offering") of 30 million of its common shares pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission"). The Company intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 4,500,000 additional common shares. The estimated price range...

2014-09-10 12:32:14

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sherwood Taipei, a luxury boutique hotel, has reported its revenues have increased by 21 percent following its leveraging Sabre Hospitality's SynXis Central Reservation System (CRS), as well as increased bookings by 42 percent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Sherwood Taipei's choice to adopt the SynXis CRS a year ago has led to sharp increases in revenue and room nights, due to unrivaled technology as well...

2014-09-09 16:29:14

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, has appointed Rachel A. Gonzalez as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective September 22. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144619 "Rachel brings tremendous business acumen and global experience to Sabre, and she will be a valuable addition to our leadership team as Sabre continues to accelerate our position as...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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