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2014-04-17 16:21:46

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) will report its first quarter results for the period ended March 31, 2014 on Thursday, May 1, 2014 via an earnings release and accompanying webcast. Both items will be available in the Investor Relations section of the company's corporate website at www.expediainc.com/ir. The earnings release will post after market close and the webcast will begin at 1:30 PM Pacific Time / 4:30 PM Eastern Time. A replay of the call...

2014-04-16 12:23:21

Hotels.com highlights top sustainable hotels in nature-rich cities DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Earth Day approaching, many Americans will take the opportunity to appreciate nature and the great outdoors. America's national and state parks offer outdoor spectacles like no other, but several major cities around the world that have embraced urban flora and fauna are nearly as impressive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/74027 The travel experts at...

2014-04-16 12:21:18

Sabre travel marketplace provides seamless, efficient shopping and booking of airline's ancillaries SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre, a global technology company serving the travel industry, is now selling Virgin Australia's Extra Legroom Seats, pre-paid bags and unaccompanied traveler ancillaries in the Sabre global distribution system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Shelly Terry, vice president of Supplier Merchandising for Sabre...

2014-04-15 08:36:04

Sojern More Than Doubled Revenue in 2013 and Added 24 New Data Partners; The Company Now Has Access to More Than 200M Traveler Profiles From Across the Globe SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sojern, the world's leading data-driven travel platform, today announced that it achieved record growth in 2013, more than doubling revenue year-over-year. The company also significantly increased its global data footprint via 24 new partnerships to meet the growing demand for its...

2014-04-08 08:35:53

Hotels.com will crowd source best breakfast options in upcoming Twitter chat DALLAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While free Wi-Fi remains the most desirable in-room amenity, more travelers are looking for complimentary breakfasts according to the latest Hotels.com® Amenities Survey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/DA00222-INFO Not surprisingly, hotel guests preferred Wi-Fi over any other in-room feature as the need for constant connectivity remains at an all-time...

2014-04-04 23:26:04

Provab Technosoft (http://www.provab.com) is an award winning travel software development company. We integrate GDS - Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre and hotel APIs - GTA, Hotelbeds, DOTW, Hotelspro, Restel, Expedia, Travco & Tourico among others. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Provab Technosoft releases the latest version of travel software with responsive GUIs and cross platform mobile app. Over the years, it has been at the forefront of travel technology and have delivered the Travel Software...

2014-04-04 23:01:50

Three new river vessels were christened in Strasbourg, France last Friday. CroisiEurope continues to offer ships with smaller capacity offering a more intimate, personal cruising experience, moving in the opposite direction from the current trend. Nanuet, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 River cruise ship MS Lafayette and two smaller canal barges, Madeleine and Anne-Marie were christened Friday on the Rhine river in Strasbourg, France. Ms. Mary Rose Reade is the godmother of the MS Lafayette,...

2014-04-01 12:31:56

New Following feature allows travelers to share travel details while Followers get live updates throughout the trip SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripCase, Sabre's travel app where millions of travelers manage their trips, is now making it easier for travelers to connect with family, friends and colleagues. With the new TripCase Following feature, travelers can choose to share their trip with other TripCase users, giving them the same trip details, messages and live...

2014-03-27 23:32:22

Experiential travel resource, XO Private, to feature the world’s largest portfolio of high-end tented camps worldwide. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In its online portfolio of the most extraordinary travel experiences to be found on the planet, XO Private - recognized as the leading online resource for experiential travel – has announced to compile the world’s largest portfolio of high-end tented camps worldwide prior to this year’s end. With this form of accommodation enjoying a...

2014-03-27 12:21:08

ST. MICHAEL, Barbados, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the world's most popular and appealing travel destinations are in jeopardy, vulnerable to issues like climate change and unsustainable development. Several leading organizations have joined forces to address these challenges head-on by helping tourism destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America to safeguard their natural and cultural assets, while enhancing communities and securing a vibrant regional economy. The...


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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