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2014-06-12 23:12:23

Mobile Ziplines, portable ziplines and more, by Extreme Engineering, will be expanding into Asia at the IAAPA ASIA trade show. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Portable Ziplines are coming to Asia. Beijing, China will be hosting the 2014 IAAPA Asia trade show, the largest amusement industry trade show in Asia. Extreme Engineering, a longtime industry supplier and IAAPA member will be expanding their award winning product offering into Asia. This will be Extreme Engineering’s...

2014-06-12 08:21:14

Bringing together one of the world's largest travel companies and an award-winning car rental brand MUNICH and BELLEVUE, Wash., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixt, one of the leading international mobility service providers, signed its first global partnership with Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), one of the world's largest travel companies. The agreement provides Expedia, Hotwire and CarRentals.com customers direct access to Sixt's premium rental fleet at more than 2,000 locations across more...

2014-06-11 16:25:19

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International's new ship will take 'entertainment' to a new level with a stellar line up of acts, shows and ground breaking technology, the likes of which haven't been seen under one roof, ever before, anywhere in the world. The line-up announced today provides a heady concoction of firsts including Roboscreens and digital shows projected onto 100 feet wide windows over 20 feet high. (Photo:...

2014-06-09 08:20:42

International Study Analyzed Vacation Spending Habits Among Residents in Asia, North America, South America, Europe and Australia/New Zealand; Study Found Taxes, Baggage Fees and Booking Fees Rank 1-2-3 in List of "Most Annoying" Travel Fees BELLEVUE, Wash., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites*, revealed the results of a study that showed marked contrasts in the way that residents of different countries save for...

2014-06-04 23:10:24

Thompson Chicago selects StayNTouch hotel software solutions to improve guest services, increase upsell revenue and provide greater staff flexibility. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 StayNTouch Inc., provider of the cloud PMS Mobile Overlay Platform, is pleased to announce the implementation of its hotel software solutions at Thompson Chicago, part of Commune Hotels & Resorts’ Thompson Hotels brand. Thompson Chicago is the latest Commune property to integrate StayNTouch’s...

2014-06-04 12:21:43

Flexibility cited as a top reason travelers choose to go by car, but preparations are key for vehicles and children alike NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer travel season is officially underway, and for most Americans that means packing a bag and hitting the road. Eighty-three percent indicate they take at least one summer road trip, according to a survey fielded by Bridgestone Americas in May 2014 among 2,000 U.S. adults.*...

2014-06-04 12:21:02

World Largest Airline Partners with Air-focused Travel Technology Company in Industry First NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group and Fareportal announced a broad agreement to distribute American Airlines and US Airways content including ancillaries through Fareportal's consumer travel brands CheapOair and OneTravel. This announcement extends and enhances the long-standing successful partnership between the companies. This is the first post-merger online...

2014-06-02 04:21:33

Ariane Gorin Promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager DALLAS and LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) announced today that Ariane Gorin will assume responsibility for the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Gorin will begin her duties immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130822/SF68326LOGO-a EAN began as a standalone brand within Expedia, Inc. approximately five years ago and will remain...

2014-05-29 16:24:20

Hotels.com and Music Festival Junkies pick the best summer concerts for travelers DALLAS, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Music festivals and camping often go hand-in-hand, but spending a weekend in a muddy field isn't for everyone. Fortunately, with more than 100 U.S. music festivals happening between June and September, there are plenty of events taking place in the heart of some of the nation's most popular destinations. Hotels.com® has partnered with Music Festival Junkies to...

2014-05-29 12:32:43

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry, has renewed its technology agreement with Accor Hotels to continue marketing and selling Accor's room inventory and rates in the Sabre global distribution system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Travel agents using the Sabre global travel marketplace will be able to access room rates and availability...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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