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2014-05-05 12:21:54

DALLAS and MADRID, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and Amadeus IT Group (AMS: MC) announced today that they have entered into a joint contract for Amadeus' Altéa reservations solution that will support the carrier's domestic service. Amadeus' Altéa reservations solution currently supports the Company's international service, and Southwest has long indicated a desire to operate just one reservation system, operating multiple systems following the acquisition of...

2014-05-05 08:35:59

COLUMBIA, Md., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has expanded its partnership with MICROS by selecting the cloud-based MICROS Simphony(TM) Enterprise Solution for its food and beverage operations for its Marriott brands in the United States and Canada. The MICROS Simphony Enterprise...

2014-04-30 12:21:06

NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people across America gear up for summer vacation, new research from Fly.com(TM) reveals that low airfares are propelling many travelers to choose destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. Airfare searches to these three regions represent nearly half of the Fly.com Top 50 International Summer Destinations for 2014 list. While European hot spots such as London, Paris and Rome remain popular, this year's favorite...

2014-04-30 08:30:28

Chris Yavelow is preparing to launch a new magazine about the 500-mile walk across Spain. ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Camino de Santiago (also known as The Way of St. James) is a 500-mile walk across Spain, which has generated interest all over the world. People who have made the walk want to share their experiences while others are fascinated by this ongoing pilgrimage and want to learn all they can about it. Photo -...

2014-04-30 08:21:56

Sabre travel marketplace provides seamless, efficient booking of airline's ancillaries SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR, "Sabre"), a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, is now selling Etihad's Extra Legroom Seating and pre-paid bags in the Sabre global distribution system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Shelly Terry, vice president of Supplier Merchandising for Sabre Travel...

2014-04-29 23:14:27

With HospitalityVision's Concierge ToGo ® mobile app, every hotel can now create a Superhero like Super Kate from the Super 8 or other personalized virtual concierge to help guests with hotel and local services 24/7. Corvallis, Oregon (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 “Able to leap housekeeping carts in a single bound, call the front, desk, book a limo tour, send a postcard, or make dinner reservations. “It’s a hotel gm, it’s a desk concierge, no it’s Super Kate and Super Nate...

2014-04-29 08:45:41

MINNEAPOLIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ResortsandLodges.com, a leading leisure travel website offering unique accommodations around the world, formally announced its API Partnership with The Vacation Bridge, an integrated rental distribution platform that links Vacation Rental Managers to Online Travel Agencies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/81523 The Vacation Bridge was jointly created by two top vacation rental software companies, Rental Network...

2014-04-25 12:20:50

Industry-leading partnership with Starwood Hotels & Resorts changed the frequent traveler industry ATLANTA and SEATTLE, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) were honored at the 26th Annual Freddie Awards with an Industry Impact Award for introducing Crossover Rewards with Starwood Hotels. Freddie Awards founder Randy Petersen created the award named for Sir Freddie Laker in honor of his...

2014-04-24 12:31:34

LIVINGSTON, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a $25 million development project in 2003 that established the Westminster Hotel as a sophisticated venue for business travelers and events, J/Brice Design International will now return to redesign and upgrade this award-winning property in Livingston, New Jersey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/77991 When the Westminster Hospitality Group-owned hotel opened, Lodging Hospitality honored J/Brice...

2014-04-24 08:41:43

Average U.S. Memorial Day flight prices up about 5%, average daily room date up over 3% this summer BELLEVUE, Wash., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One month removed from the unofficial start of summer, Expedia® (NASDAQ: EXPE) has mined its travel search data to produce Americans' top summer destinations and last minute Memorial Day travel deals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110121/SF33870LOGO-b Expedia data has also revealed that average US flight prices are now $499, up nearly 5%...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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