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2014-02-12 08:32:29

Americans report more sex, more happiness, more emotional health while on holiday;94% of Americans would give up life's "prized possessions" for a full week to gain just one more vacation day BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For consumers shopping for a last-minute Valentine's Day gift for their loved ones, Expedia.com® and Northstar Research have some data-driven advice: spring for a getaway. Because the 2014 Expedia Pleasure Index study, released today, revealed that...

2014-02-11 23:21:52

Online service that matches consumers with travel specialists - Tripology - is launching a revamped website featuring cleaner and simpler navigation, improved user experience, and mobile accessibility as part of planned enhancements for consumers and travel agents since its acquisition by USA TODAY Travel Media Group. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Leading travel referral service Tripology, a division of USA TODAY Travel Media Group, today announced the unveiling of its...

2014-02-11 08:20:47

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GetThere, a Sabre Travel Network brand, now has access to several low cost carriers in India, providing corporate customers even more options when booking flights. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130417/DA96200LOGO) Travelers using GetThere can now book Indian airlines, Indigo, SpiceJet and GoAir. Each airline's content is available using GetThere's Air Connect with all the flight options integrated directly into the...

2014-02-10 16:23:53

The Up-Market Cruise Line is the Exclusive Sponsor of "An Evening Aboard the S.S. Wolfsonian" MIAMI, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azamara Club Cruises, the cruise line known for its destination-immersive voyages is bringing its nautical flair to the 13(th) Annual Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF) as the exclusive sponsor of "An Evening Aboard the S.S. Wolfsonian with Anthony Bourdain." The cruise line is helping to set the stage, in conjunction with the...

2014-02-10 08:33:29

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide has selected global technology company Sabre as one of its technology providers to power Orbitz.com and its other North American family of brands including CheapTickets, Orbitz Partner Network and Orbitz for Business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b) The multi-year agreement will see Sabre provide technology and travel management services beginning in 2015...

Mesopelagic Fish Biomass Is 10 Times Higher Than Estimated
2014-02-10 06:40:49

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) The stock of mesopelagic fish changes from 1,000 to 10,000 million tons With a stock estimated at 1,000 million tons so far, mesopelagic fish dominate the total biomass of fish in the ocean. However, a team of researchers with the participation of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has found that their abundance could be at least 10 times higher. The results, published in Nature Communications journal, are based on the acoustic...

2014-02-07 12:20:19

First GDS to Reconnect Ability to Sell CHICAGO and ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport and United Airlines today announce that Travelport-connected agents in the U.S. can now sell United Economy Plus extra-legroom seating. With this announcement, Travelport becomes the first global distribution system (GDS) to re-launch the capability for travel agents to sell the additional space and comfort of Economy Plus while maintaining the processing efficiency of GDS bookings. In...

2014-02-05 16:30:03

Hotels.com examines Americans' relationships with top U.S. destinations DALLAS, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day makes us reflect upon our relationships - the good, the bad and the weird - and the experts at Hotels.com® have done just that for the relationships American travelers have with the most popular U.S. cities. Each city has its own unique personality that shines through just like the characteristics we look for in a soul mate. Here's how Americans rate the 'Cities We...

2014-02-04 11:45:44

Despite their typically small size and sparse distribution, farms that sell their products locally may boost economic growth in their communities in some regions of the U.S., according to a team of economists. "There has been a lot of hope, but little evidence, that local food systems can be an engine of economic growth in communities," said Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural and regional economics in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and director of the Northeast...

2014-02-04 08:20:12

Deep discounts from thousands of hotel partners worldwide offer travelers flexibility while saving corporations money BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia®, the business travel brand of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), today announced new 'mobile only' hotel deals to address business travelers' demand and necessity for last-minute hotel stays. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131105/MM10318-b) (Logo:...