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2014-09-04 00:21:55

New Expedia Tablet App Introduces Industry-First Combined Hotel and Flight Search, Integrates Personalized Travel Data Across Multiple Different Devices BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites*, today released the all-new Expedia® app for tablets. It is available today for free download from the App Store and Google Play. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142765 Expedia's tablet app presents a fresh...

2014-09-01 08:22:38

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel WiFi Test has launched a browser extension [http://www.hotelwifitest.com/browser ] that displays information about a hotel's WiFi speed and quality onto the most popular booking and travel websites: Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com and TripAdvisor. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140901/703577 ) Previously, this unique content was only available on http://www.hotelwifitest.com , and users had to...

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 08:27:04

Egencia delivers a delightful new user experience for the iPad with personalized travel shopping, turn-by-turn trip navigation, trip alerts, and Egencia AssistMe BELLEVUE, Wash., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia®, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), today unveiled its new Egencia® TripNavigator app for iPad at the GBTA Convention in Los Angeles. The new user experience takes advantage of the larger tablet screen to provide users contextual,...

2014-07-24 08:23:26

Egencia demonstrates 'adaptive search' technology, a unique approach to search that optimizes for traveler efficiency, effectiveness and relevance BELLEVUE, Wash., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia® will unveil a new approach to travel search at the GBTA Convention in Los Angeles on July 28-30, 2014. The new Egencia adaptive search technology leverages insights from travelers to deliver proactive, personalized flight search options. The technology enables a faster, more...

2014-07-17 16:30:18

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) will report its second quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014 via an earnings release and accompanying webcast. Both items will be available in the Investor Relations section of the company's corporate website at http://ir.expediainc.com. The earnings release will post after market close and the webcast will begin at 1:30 PM Pacific Time / 4:30 PM Eastern Time. A replay of the...

2014-07-08 12:20:43

New Feature Will Help Travelers Save Time and Money by Paying Ahead for Bags NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapOair announced today that it has been chosen by Spirit Airlines as the first distribution partner to offer its customers the airline's paid baggage options. Customers who book their Spirit Airlines ticket on CheapOair will be offered this time and money saving feature, which can save them up to 50 percent by purchasing checked or carry-on bags at the time of...

2014-07-02 12:20:55

Online Travel Agency Crunches Over 900,000 Flights to Find the Best Times to Fly CALABASAS, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online travel agency CheapAir ® has published the 2014 Summer Cheap Flights Index(TM), an indispensable guide for travelers who want the very best fares for summer vacation. The data masterminds at CheapAir are analyzing over 11,000 flights per day - or over 900,000 flights over the summer - to give travelers cheap flight intel that can't be found...

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...

2014-06-18 16:20:45

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of Expedia.com® data has shown that the 2014 July 4 holiday weekend will see more travelers on the whole; domestic flights during the June 30 to July 6 time period are up 10% over the same week last year. New York City tops the list of July 4 holiday travel destinations, edging Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, DC, in the top 5. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110121/SF33870LOGO-b Among the most popular...


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  • 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.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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