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2014-01-29 08:35:19

Company will use funds to accelerate customer acquisition and global expansion; adds Tripp Jones and Scott Hintz to the Board of Directors, and other expert advisors CHICAGO and BOSTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocketmiles (www.rocketmiles.com) today announced that is has raised another $6.5 million to fuel expansion in the U.S. and international markets. The Series-A round was led by August Capital, with participation from existing investors Peterson Ventures, Link Ventures...

2014-01-27 16:27:15

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel comparison technology provider ClickTripz, LLC announced today that Alan Van Order, former business lead for Travelocity's Rate Finder, has been named Senior Vice President of Business Development. Van Order will also lead ClickTripz Washington, D.C. office. Van Order is a digital media veteran with more than 15 years experience. Starting his career at USATODAY.com, Van Order also held strategic roles with Away.com,...

2014-01-27 12:20:24

Migration to a Single Passenger Services System to Mark Key Milestone in Providing a Seamless Customer and Employee Experience FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has reached an agreement with Sabre for the newly combined airline's single reservation system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b) "The migration to one reservation platform in...

2014-01-23 12:32:22

Mexico City, Tokyo and Dubai rising in popularity according to Hotels.com DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready, set, book! Hotels.com® is helping travelers fine-tune their itineraries with insights into the best cities around the world, courtesy of its Hotel Price Index(TM) (HPI). From London's regal historic charm to Toronto's captivating art scene, the HPI identifies 2013's most frequented international destinations and forecasts which cities will continue to gain...

2014-01-23 08:26:32

New Rating Marks The First Four Star For Hotel Derek In 10-year History HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas-chic styling and bold look at Hotel Derek, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, has more than just hotel guests seeing the space in a new light. Forbes Travel Guide released its list of 2014 Star Rated Hotels, Restaurants and Spas, an industry standard rating system. Hotel Derek received a Four Star rating, a first-ever for the Galleria-area's signature boutique...

2014-01-22 16:28:35

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) will report its fourth quarter and full year results for the period ended December 31, 2013 on Thursday, February 6, 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 www.expediainc.com/ir. The earnings release will post after market close and the webcast will begin at 1:30 PM Pacific Standard Time / 4:30 PM...

2014-01-22 08:29:26

myMEDholiday.com has signed on as a media partner to promote the IMTEC 2014 trade show this March in the United Arab Emirates, which features an exhibition, an interactive conference, and a program involving up to 80 international health-tourism investors BANGKOK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMEDholiday.com, a one-stop medical tourism portal that provides detailed information on healthcare facilities and treatments in more than 15 countries worldwide, has been chosen to...

2014-01-17 12:23:41

Travelers to get discount on Omaha hotels if 'Omaha' audible is used 50 times in Sunday's playoff game DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone in the sports world has been talking about Omaha, Nebraska this week, after the word "Omaha" was used as an audible call 44 times during last weekend's playoff game. While the meaning of the call remains a mystery, the city of Omaha has garnered significant national attention, including a 21 percent increase in hotel searches according...

2014-01-15 23:21:55

Industry veteran Mike Blake brings industry, finance and IT expertise to StayNTouch's Board. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 StayNTouch Inc., a developer of next-generation cloud-based staff & guest mobility solutions for hotels, is pleased to announce that Mike Blake, CIO at Commune Hotels + Resorts has joined the StayNTouch Board of Directors. With more than 20 years of experience in finance and technology, Mike is currently CIO at Commune Hotels where he provides...

2014-01-15 08:28:49

myMEDHoliday invited as media partner to help promote Greece's flagship health tourism conference designed to give discussion on medical tourism and showcase health tourism to Greece. BANGKOK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMEDHoliday.com is signed by the conference organizers of the Greek Health Tourism Integration Conference as one of their media partners to help promote the event. The conference will be held in Athens, Greece in February 2014. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
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.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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