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2014-09-02 23:07:48

With thoughts of getting the kids ready to go back to school on the minds of many Washingtonians, it’s easy to forget that this is prime time for company meeting planners and office managers to be booking their organizations’ holiday parties throughout the Washington, DC, area. Crescent Hotels & Resorts' Washington, DC, area locations are preparing for the holiday rush. TYSONS, VA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 With thoughts of getting the kids ready to go back to school on the...

2014-09-02 20:25:46

SHANGHAI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China ("Ctrip" or the "Company"), today announced that it has, through Exquisite Marine Ltd. ("Exquisite"), an affiliate of Ctrip, entered into an agreement to acquire Celebrity Century, a 1,814-passenger cruise ship, from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE,...

2014-09-01 08:22:38

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotel WiFi Test has launched a browser extension [http://www.hotelwifitest.com/browser ] that displays information about a hotel's WiFi speed and quality onto the most popular booking and travel websites: Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com and TripAdvisor. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140901/703577 ) Previously, this unique content was only available on http://www.hotelwifitest.com , and users had to...

2014-08-31 23:00:56

2014 best hiking boots review award winners announced by OutdoorGearLab in their recently updated review. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 OutdoorGearLab, a reputable outdoor gear review website specializing in side-by-side comparison reviews, has published an updated version of their popular and informative best hiking boot review. Fifteen top of the line products were tested while hiking, fastpacking, scrambling and even downhill running while weathering a lighting storm, in the mountains,...

2014-08-29 16:21:05

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. announced that American Airlines fares will return to Orbitz on Friday after the companies earlier today entered into a letter of intent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 American Airlines Group also no longer plans to remove US Airways fares from Orbitz on Sept. 1 as previously announced. The companies are working toward final agreements based on the letter of intent. All tickets...

2014-08-28 08:32:42

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun-n-Sand Group has renewed its technology agreement with Sabre, including use of the industry's leading distribution solution and SynXis central reservation system (CRS) with plans to use this technology to help increase bookings and revenue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Sun-n-Sand, Sabre's first hotel chain customer in India, is a well-known hotel group in India and one of the largest regional five-star...

2014-08-27 12:34:42

Atlantic City and Myrtle Beach see late summer spike in travel interest DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Day travel is expected to reach its highest levels in six years and more Americans are searching for last-minute deals as the holiday weekend approaches, according to Hotels.com®. Hotels.com data shows that last-minute searches made from August 18 to August 24, 2014 for stays during Labor Day weekend have increased by 27% over the equivalent week last year (August 19...

2014-08-27 08:33:45

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) announced today that it is exploring strategic options, including a potential sale, for its lastminute.com business unit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b "lastminute.com is an iconic brand and an innovative marketer whose legendary ads reinforce what makes spontaneous travel so fun and exciting - and sometimes a little mischievous," said Sabre President and CEO Tom Klein....

2014-08-26 12:21:23

US Airways Fares Withdrawn from Orbitz Beginning Sept. 1 FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines has withdrawn its fares from consumer websites powered by Orbitz, effective immediately. American Airlines Group has notified Orbitz it also will withdraw US Airways fares on Sept. 1, 2014. Corporate clients that use Orbitz for Business to book travel are not affected by this change. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "We have worked...

2014-08-25 12:20:28

"Sidewalk to Ship" in 10 Minutes; Real-time Luggage Tracking; the First of 40,000 Free Windows Tablets for Crew; Exceptional Variety and Choice -- oh, and a Robot to Fix Your Drinks PAPENBURG, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech-savvy modern travelers will be wowed by Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, which incorporates unprecedented levels of technology to amp up the vacation experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140824/139082...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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