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Search Giant Google Acquires Frommer’s To Step Up Travel Business
2012-08-14 08:38:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Internet search king Google Inc. announced Monday that it is close to closing a deal with travel guidebooks line Frommer´s. The acquisition is seen as an effort for Google to amass a stockpile of publishing content to strengthen its role in the online travel broker business. The acquisition comes nearly a year after the $151-million purchase of Zagat Survey, which offers reviews of restaurants, hotels and other hotspots...

2012-05-31 02:23:38

SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants, today announced that toptable, its leading consumer destination site for restaurant reservations in the UK, has been redesigned and re-architected to significantly enhance the selection, review and reservation experience for diners and help restaurateurs fill more...

2012-05-15 02:20:39

NEW YORK, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for summer family travel season, Zagat, the leading provider of consumer-based ratings and reviews, releases the results of its latest U.S. Car Rental Survey covering 10 leading brands. Hertz made a clean sweep of top ratings for Vehicles, Reliability, Service and Popularity, netting the title of Top Overall car rental company. The surveyors, predominantly men, rented cars 11.4 times on average in the past year - 6.7 times for...

2012-04-12 06:23:54

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to tout that great meal you had last week? Want to warn a fellow foodie about lackluster service? Vote now in Zagat's Colorado Restaurants survey by visiting www.zagat.com/rateColorado for your chance to be quoted in Zagat's annual reviews. Zagat believes that the combined opinions of thousands of avid consumers are inherently more accurate than that of one or two critics, and enables users to share their experiences...

2012-04-04 18:20:11

NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to tout that great meal you had last week? Want to warn a fellow foodie about lackluster service? Vote now in Zagat's New York City Restaurants survey at www.zagat.com/rateNYC for your chance to be quoted in the annual guide. Based on the idea that the shared experiences of thousands of avid diners are more reliable than just one or two critics, Zagat has become the world's leading provider of user-generated, survey-based restaurant...

2012-03-07 01:00:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning Zagat released its 2012 Texas Restaurants Survey, covering 1,431 eateries across the state as voted on by 3,542 area diners. The Survey shows that Texans lead the nation in dining out with a statewide average of 3.8 meals per week, approximately 20% higher than the national average of 3.1. Topping the local list this year is Houston, with a reported average of 4.1 meals per week, followed in order by Dallas/Ft. Worth (3.8), San...

2012-02-28 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey announced its first-ever Los Angeles 30 Under 30 list today. Compiled by Zagat's editorial team, the list spotlights up-and-coming chefs, bar managers, pastry chefs, beverage directors and even a cheese monger, all under the age of 30. "We've created this list to acknowledge the next generation of food and wine professionals who are leading the way in Los Angeles," said Tim Zagat, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Zagat Survey. "Whether working...

2012-02-22 13:02:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey announced its inaugural San Francisco 30 Under 30 list today. Compiled by Zagat's editorial team, the list spotlights the up-and-coming chefs, mixologists, restaurateurs and other industry trailblazers under the age of 30 who are helping to define the new generation of culinary greatness in the Bay Area. "We're proud to identify the new generation of industry professionals that we believe will blaze trails in the Bay Area," said Tim Zagat,...

2012-02-16 10:14:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the South by Southwest festival next month, Zagat has released its first-ever Flavor of Austin guide, designed to showcase the best of SXSW dining and give festivalgoers an edge in finding the hottest spots from top BBQ joints to bar scenes, food trucks and beyond. The new digital guide covers a selection of the 377 Austin/Hill Country restaurants now available on zagat.com and downloadable for free at...

2012-01-31 10:34:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelzoo Inc. (Nasdaq: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today announced that an additional 150 upscale restaurants from London to Los Angeles turned to Travelzoo to attract 450,000 new high-quality diners in the past six months. Michelin star winners and restaurants by celebrity chefs such as Rick Bayless, Michelle Bernstein, Emeril Lagasse, Ken Oringer, Gordon Ramsay, Kerry Simon and Marco Pierre White are all included. These...