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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,...

2014-07-29 08:37:52

New Partnerships Reflect Growing Collaborative Consumption Among Business Travelers LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur, the world's leading provider of spend management solutions and services, announced Airbnb and Uber as the latest partners to join its growing platform to improve business travel and streamline expenses. With this partnership, the benefits of collaborative consumption are now available to the business world: Business travelers are given easier ways to book...

2014-07-25 16:24:20

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalating violence in Israel has many travelers turning to travel insurance to learn their options. Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains that while travel insurance policies may not cover the events in Israel, there is a solution for travelers. In order for the events in Israel to be covered by travel insurance, they must fall under one of the policy's covered reasons. Most travel...

2014-07-24 08:23:26

Egencia demonstrates 'adaptive search' technology, a unique approach to search that optimizes for traveler efficiency, effectiveness and relevance BELLEVUE, Wash., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia® will unveil a new approach to travel search at the GBTA Convention in Los Angeles on July 28-30, 2014. The new Egencia adaptive search technology leverages insights from travelers to deliver proactive, personalized flight search options. The technology enables a faster, more...

2014-07-22 16:29:58

Corporations and travel management companies sign up now SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation announced that it is opening enrollment for the beta test of the next phase of TruTrip, Sabre's solution for corporations and travel agencies to capture, aggregate and manage data on bookings made outside of the standard procurement process. TruTrip creates a single travel itinerary and keeps it continuously synchronized with online, offline, and mobile tools,...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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