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2014-10-21 12:21:34

Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty to become United's exclusive car rental partners CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced the airline is expanding its partnership with Hertz to offer elevated travel benefits to members of the airline's MileagePlus loyalty program, as Hertz and its Dollar and Thrifty brands become United's exclusive car rental partners beginning Nov. 1. Special perks are also in store for MileagePlus Club and Presidential Plus Card members. MileagePlus...

2014-10-20 08:37:59

American Travelers Gravitating to Warm Weather Destinations During 2014 Holidays BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Booking data from Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites(1), reveals that 21 million Americans are expected to fly from October through December, either for holiday festivities, to a sunny beach locale or somewhere in between.* U.S. domestic seat capacity is expected to be up over three million seats during the busiest travel...

2014-10-16 08:37:19

Travel agents around the world will be able to shop and book over 50,000 HRS hotels in Sabre, significantly expanding HRS' global reach SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 400,000 Sabre travel agents in 144 countries can now efficiently shop and book over 50,000 HRS hotel properties within the Sabre travel marketplace. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b HRS is one of Europe's leading providers of hotels including a wide range of...

2014-10-15 23:10:35

High Definition Golf™ simulators swinging into hotels worldwide Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Joining the ranks of hotel spas, gyms and pools is a new type of amenity cropping up at luxury hotels around the world – High Definition Golf™. These top-of-the-line indoor golf simulators enable guests to golf right on property, no matter the weather. “Golf is a leading hobby of business people and affluent travellers – crucial target groups for luxury hotels,” says Todd...

2014-10-15 12:26:31

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roomlia, a newly launched mobile booking app that offers two-way connections for instant hotel bookings, up to seven days in advance, selected HBSi, an IBS group, as their first connectivity partner. Roomlia is one of the latest products HBSi, a leading provider of new-generation IT solutions to the global travel community, has added to its expansive portfolio. Roomlia launched in August on iOS and September on Android, ensuring its availability...

2014-10-15 12:20:55

LANGLEY, England, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport Worldwide Limited (NYSE: TVPT) announced today that it will host its third quarter 2014 earnings conference call at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern time) on Thursday, November 6, 2014. The company's earnings results will be released prior to the market opening. The details of the conference call are as follows: Time: 9:00 a.m. (Eastern time) Telephone Dial-in: To pre-register for the call, please follow this link to...

2014-10-15 08:35:26

2014 Expedia/Egencia Mobile Index Examines How Mobile Devices Impact Travel; BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com(®), one of the world's largest full service online travel sites(1), and Egencia(®), the business travel brand of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), today released the results of the 2014 Expedia(®)/Egencia Mobile Index, a global study of mobile-device-related behavior and preferences among travelers in North America, South America, Europe and...

2014-10-14 20:22:20

Norwood, MA, hotel features package with deluxe accommodations, $20 Amazon gift card voucher, NFL koozie, complimentary Bistro items NORWOOD, Mass., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Boston Norwood/Canton is giving football fans something to cheer about this season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141011/151591 No matter what team they're loyal to, sports lovers will be celebrating a victory when they take advantage of the new CY All Pro Package at...

2014-10-14 12:27:29

From Urban Rafting to Vast Waterways, Adrenaline Seekers will Thrive at these Aquatic Hotspots DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotels.com® is inspiring fall travelers determined to stay connected with the great outdoors, to take to the waves for their next getaway. Travelers can still indulge their inner adrenaline seeker by embarking on water sport adventures such as kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding, which are equally gratifying during the fall. Whether exploring a...

2014-10-14 08:21:40

Captain Gulleik Svalastog Brings 40 Years of Sailing Experience to Viking's First Ocean Ship LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced that Captain Gulleik Svalastog will be at the helm of its first ocean ship - the 930-passenger Viking Star - which will take on its first guests in April 2015. Leveraging his experience as a cruise captain in Norway, Captain Svalastog will command and oversee the operation, crew and safety of...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.