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2014-09-16 00:20:18

91% of Western Europeans willing to make sacrifices to save money when flying; Travelers under 35 years of age more willing to forego perks and fly longer on LCCs LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, the world's largest full service online travel site*, released the results of the Expedia® 2014 LCC Airline Index, a study conducted by Northstar that examined Western European traveler attitudes towards Low Cost Carriers (LCCs), a surging sector of the aviation...

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...

2014-09-11 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...

2014-09-09 12:34:36

PUNE, India, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tavisca Solutions [http://www.tavisca.com ], a leading travel technology products and solutions provider, is selected among the top 32 innovators in the world to showcase its product clarifi [http://www.tavisca.com/product/clarifi ]- the world's first real-time hotel mapping and descriptive content delivery system. A patent-pending travel technology solution aimed to resolve the inconsistent distribution of hotel content across...

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...

2014-09-02 23:07:48

With thoughts of getting the kids ready to go back to school on the minds of many Washingtonians, it’s easy to forget that this is prime time for company meeting planners and office managers to be booking their organizations’ holiday parties throughout the Washington, DC, area. Crescent Hotels & Resorts' Washington, DC, area locations are preparing for the holiday rush. TYSONS, VA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 With thoughts of getting the kids ready to go back to school on the...

2014-09-02 20:25:46

SHANGHAI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China ("Ctrip" or the "Company"), today announced that it has, through Exquisite Marine Ltd. ("Exquisite"), an affiliate of Ctrip, entered into an agreement to acquire Celebrity Century, a 1,814-passenger cruise ship, from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE,...

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...

2014-08-31 23:00:56

2014 best hiking boots review award winners announced by OutdoorGearLab in their recently updated review. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 OutdoorGearLab, a reputable outdoor gear review website specializing in side-by-side comparison reviews, has published an updated version of their popular and informative best hiking boot review. Fifteen top of the line products were tested while hiking, fastpacking, scrambling and even downhill running while weathering a lighting storm, in the mountains,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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