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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....

2014-07-29 12:21:10

ITASCA, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, today welcomes Sam Gilliland to its board of directors. Sam Gilliland was most recently Chairman and CEO of Sabre Holdings, a global travel technology company, where he led more than 10,000 employees in 60 countries, spanning all segments of the travel industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO Prior to serving as Chairman and CEO,...

2014-07-29 08:37:52

New Partnerships Reflect Growing Collaborative Consumption Among Business Travelers LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur, the world's leading provider of spend management solutions and services, announced Airbnb and Uber as the latest partners to join its growing platform to improve business travel and streamline expenses. With this partnership, the benefits of collaborative consumption are now available to the business world: Business travelers are given easier ways to book...

2014-07-25 16:24:20

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalating violence in Israel has many travelers turning to travel insurance to learn their options. Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains that while travel insurance policies may not cover the events in Israel, there is a solution for travelers. In order for the events in Israel to be covered by travel insurance, they must fall under one of the policy's covered reasons. Most travel...

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...

2014-07-22 16:29:58

Corporations and travel management companies sign up now SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation announced that it is opening enrollment for the beta test of the next phase of TruTrip, Sabre's solution for corporations and travel agencies to capture, aggregate and manage data on bookings made outside of the standard procurement process. TruTrip creates a single travel itinerary and keeps it continuously synchronized with online, offline, and mobile tools,...

2014-07-22 12:34:58

The travel management company provides unique insights at the world's largest business travel show in Los Angeles BELLEVUE, Wash., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia®, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc., plans to unveil new perspectives on future travelers, and the travel management programs that support them, during three sessions at the GBTA Convention on July 28(th). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130916/CG79319LOGO-a "At Egencia we have always believed that the future...

2014-07-22 12:21:41

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines has been named the Best Airline for Europe, Middle East and Africa by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by the world's most experienced and savvy international travelers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO The Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards recognize the world's best airlines, hotels chains, automobile...

2014-07-22 12:21:24

2014 GlobeRunner Awards Honor the World's Best Hotels, Airlines, Car Rental Agencies, Travel Websites and Other Providers NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, Hertz, LOT Polish Airlines, United Airlines, Transaero Airlines, and Etihad Airways have been named best in class by readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by the world's most experienced and...

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'