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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...

2014-05-28 23:03:42

Best Western International, the World’s Biggest Hotel Family®, announced 1,606 Best Western hotels globally received TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence. The figure places 40 percent of Best Western’s global hotel portfolio in the upper echelon of businesses listed on TripAdvisor, the World’s Largest Travel Site. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Best Western International, the World’s Biggest Hotel Family®, announced 1,606 Best Western hotels globally received...

2014-05-28 16:25:22

Newly Acquired Travel Destinations Management Group (TDMG) also Receives Coveted Honor MINNEAPOLIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Travel, formerly known as CTS, has once again been selected to receive the coveted Peak of Excellence award from Sabre Travel Network®. This is the third consecutive year the agency has been recognized. Sabre presents the prestigious Peak of Excellence award as a way to recognize distinction among business leaders, innovators, and passionate...

2014-05-27 12:36:49

PUNE, India, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tavisca Solutions [http://www.tavisca.com ], a leading Travel Technology service provider, has partnered with Biltmore Travel and Tours to design and develop a B2B Online travel booking software [http://blog.tavisca.com/online-travel-technology/components-and-types-of-travel-software ] , with the aim to offer content along with technology to travel agencies in the Philippines. 'Biltmore Travel & Tours', founded by 4 travel...

2014-05-27 12:21:35

Sabre travel marketplace provides seamless, efficient booking of airline's ancillaries SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR), a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, is now selling Iberia's pre-paid bags in the Sabre global distribution system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Iberia plans to sell pre-reserved seats in Sabre during the coming months. Shelly Terry, vice president of...

2014-05-22 16:30:06

The group discussed new ways to boost U.S. tourism as part of the President's economic develop strategy WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Klein, CEO and President of Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), and a small group of travel and tourism industry leaders met with President Barack Obama today to discuss ways to accelerate U.S. travel and tourism, one of the most significant elements of the President's economic development strategy....

2014-05-21 12:20:52

ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Travelport finalized an agreement in which Delta will reacquire the data and intellectual property rights central to its passenger service and flight operations systems. As a result, Delta will be the only U.S. airline to directly control these critical technology systems, making it better able to build the next generation of technology that will improve the travel experiences of its customers....

2014-05-20 16:29:39

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Technology Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Expedia, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Mark Okerstrom's question and answer session is scheduled to begin at 2:50 p.m. Pacific Time (PT). A live webcast of this session will be available to the public at http://www.expediainc.com/ir. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days....


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'