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2014-07-01 08:27:04

At close of 3-day HITEC conference, Accor's Novotel Virtual Concierge saw over 65k local recommendations, with digital social postcards reaching upwards of 1.6 million online imprints. OKLAHOMA CITY, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week over five thousand hospitality elitists gathered for 3 days in Los Angeles for the inaugural Hospitality Industry Technology Conference (HITEC), receiving the latest technology education and product reviews targeting this year's forecasted $18...

2014-06-26 16:20:59

Expands European car rental market presence by adding more than 20 websites and additional choices for consumers BELLEVUE, Wash., HAMBURG, Germany and PERTUIS, France, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. today announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auto Escape Group, one of Europe's leading online car rental reservation companies from private equity fund Montefiore Investment and certain members of the AutoEscape Group's management team. Upon closing, Auto Escape...

2014-06-26 08:33:16

Technology solutions provider continues expansion around Europe and Middle East; now serving Azerbaijan travel industry from Baku office BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, has officially launched in Azerbaijan, where it will provide a wide range of technology solutions to travel agencies and travel suppliers including travel shopping and booking tools, data solutions, mobile...

2014-06-25 23:04:15

Medical tourism is developing into a major segment of foreign travel to Germany, and Düsseldorf is at the forefront of cosmopolitan cities that can offer state-of-the-art health care and luxury options for a comfortable stay. Travelers in search of healing will find an environment that is accessible, sophisticated, private, and relaxed. Düsseldorf, Germany (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Düsseldorf’s popularity as a travel destination has grown immensely over the past years as more...

2014-06-25 16:28:30

Genuine Guest Reviews reveal Nashville, Portland and San Antonio hotels offer the best guest value DALLAS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With an endless array of information about hotels and destinations available, the travel planning process can often be overwhelming. However, travelers can learn a lot about a hotel or destination by simply reading guest reviews. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121652 To help travelers find the best destination, Hotels.com® analyzed...

2014-06-24 16:23:54

Captain Obvious Takes Home Bronze Lion DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotels.com®, a leading accommodation booking website, was recognized with a Bronze Lion at the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for its Obvious Choice(TM) advertising campaign. Hotels.com was honored in the Film category for the overall campaign including the :60 'Captain Obvious(TM)' launch film, and the 'Obvious Eye Contact' and 'Obvious Lies' TV spots. The global annual...

2014-06-24 08:21:20

Set to Debut in Spring 2015, Viking Star Meets Water for First Time LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its first ship - the 930-passenger Viking Star - was "floated out," marking the latest major construction milestone, and the first time that the new ship touches water. The traditional ceremony took place on Monday, June 23, at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard outside Venice, Italy. With a total of three sister ships...

2014-06-18 23:07:56

Leading Restaurant Chain Will Run Promotions Through Multiple Media Channels and Gain Real-Time Analytics on Performance Atlanta, GA and Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Sparkfly and Baja Fresh today announced a partnership that will enable the leading quick casual Mexican restaurant to track digital and mobile promotions from media all the way to purchase. Baja Fresh will be launching promotions through Google Search, Facebook, Yelp, Opera Mediaworks and UberMedia, and will be able to...

2014-06-18 16:20:45

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of Expedia.com® data has shown that the 2014 July 4 holiday weekend will see more travelers on the whole; domestic flights during the June 30 to July 6 time period are up 10% over the same week last year. New York City tops the list of July 4 holiday travel destinations, edging Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, DC, in the top 5. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110121/SF33870LOGO-b Among the most popular...

2014-06-17 08:25:28

Sue Ratliff, award-winning agency owner, will be recognized for top sales performance and unsurpassed customer service at event June 17-21. MIAMI, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avoya Travel®, an American Express Travel Representative and one of the world's leading travel companies, today announced that Sue Ratliff, owner of Sea the World Cruises & Tours, an Independent Agency of Avoya, was named a 2013 Representative Pacesetter by American Express. Photo -...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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