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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....

2014-02-07 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...

2013-08-06 23:21:05

Strategic partnerships are continually developed to streamline processes and fulfill growing demands of meeting industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 SignUp4, the leader provider of strategic meetings management technology, has made multiple strategic partnerships over the last quarter. Among these partnerships is SpendMD, which through the integration with SignUp4’s Spend Management System (SMS), allows event professionals to collect meeting spend data to drive compliance and...

2013-06-19 23:18:02

Travel industry experts unite to provide powerful event and travel management software to an expanding marketplace. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 SignUp4, the leading provider of strategic meetings management technology and Travelport, the leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions and data to companies operating in the global travel industry, have announced a new partnership to help expand SignUp4´s technology presence within the Latin American marketplace. This...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'