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2014-08-14 23:00:15

The Lodge at Chaa Creek says their inclusion in this summer’s USA Today Travel “bucket list” of eleven top travel destinations shows that environmental sustainability does not come at a cost to quality or service. San Ignacio, Belize (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s inclusion in this summer’s USA Today Travel “bucket list” of eleven top travel destinations shows that an emphasis on environmental sustainability can go hand in hand with high quality and...

2014-08-13 12:20:43

730 United employees and their children earn scholarships for upcoming school year CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is helping reduce the costs of a college education for hundreds of deserving students this fall. The United Airlines Scholarship Fund (USF), a charity sponsored by the company, has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to 730 employees and their children for the 2014-15 academic year. Funded through employee contributions and fundraising...

2014-08-06 20:25:24

The Priceline Group to Make $500 Million Investment; Global Partnership to Promote Travel to and from China NORWALK, Conn. and SHANGHAI, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) and Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP) today announced that the two companies have expanded an existing commercial agreement to strengthen their global partnership. In addition, The Priceline Group agreed to invest $500 million through a convertible bond and Ctrip has...

2014-08-05 12:35:50

PUNE, India, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tavisca Solutions [http://www.tavisca.com ] - Kaustubh Latkar, General Manager at Tavisca Solutions has been invited to speak as a guest, at the 16th Annual Travel Distribution Summit, North America, 2014. The event will be taking place in New York City, at the New York Marriott, Brooklyn Bridge on September 11th and 12th, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140527/689192 ) Kaustubh will be sharing his...

2014-08-05 08:28:38

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Douglas Ward's inaugural Berlitz River Cruising in Europe, apart from the meticulous descriptions, evaluations and star ratings (he applies the same vigorous criteria that he does to the ocean-going liners in Berlitz's Cruising & Cruise Ships, whose new 30(th-)anniversary edition publishes in September), there are numerous side features that may have particular interest and topicality for passengers and cruise professionals. For example:...

2014-08-05 08:22:06

Thirty one Ryanair customers will receive up to EUR 250 off Hertz, Thrifty or Firefly rentals with any booking made in August for pick up and return between August 1st and September 30th in a prize draw LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, is offering 31 lucky Ryanair customers the chance to receive up to a EUR250 refund on the basic cost of their Hertz, Thrifty or Firefly vehicle rental as part of its...

2014-07-31 23:07:43

GoMarketing Inc. a Thousand Oaks, California Internet Marketing and Advertizing agency has been hired by world travel leader TUI Travel PLC to build and maintain proprietary travel software for wholesale international hotel travel booking in the entire U.S.A. TUI Travel PLC is a world leader in the air travel and accommodations industries with over 54,000 employees worldwide. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 GoMarketing Inc. a Thousand Oaks, California Internet Marketing and Advertising agency has...

2014-07-31 23:04:31

Joseph Carino will be responsible for leading the strategic development of CCRA’s hotel partner relations to support the company’s global network of agencies, as well as establishing new supplier relationships worldwide. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 CCRA President Dic Marxen today announced that hospitality industry veteran Joseph Carino has joined the company’s leadership team as Vice President of CCRA’s Hotel Partner Solutions Division. Carino will be responsible for...

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,...


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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