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TripAdvisor, the Newton-based travel website, announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire San Francisco's Viator, a site focused on researching and booking travel activities around the world, for $200 million.
NEW YORK -- The seas may be starting to part for long-term investors looking to come aboard Royal Caribbean Cruises' In an interview with the TheStreet , Royal Caribbean Cruises chairman and CEO Richard Fain noted that what investors witnessed financially in the second quarter was partially a byproduct of a "$1 billion" fleet-modernization ... (more)
The shares have been lower since the pre-market when the travel research company was downgraded to "hold" from "buy" at Cantor Fitzgerald.
Royal Caribbean reported "successful" second quarter earnings Thursday, with a net income of $137.67 million, or $0.62 a share on revenue of $1.98 billion.
Close to midnight on the evening of Sunday, Nov. 8, 1874, as the early edition of the next day's New York Herald was being born, the gas-lit building at the corner of Broadway and Ann Street bustled.
The Stamford, Connecticut-based company said net income increased to $153 million, or 80 cents per share, from $137 million, or 71 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
Tugboat and barge owners Bouchard Transportation says that retired active duty U.S. Coast Guard Commanding Officer Brian Hall has joined the company as Southern Port Captain / Vetting Manager.
"Cruise consumers have virtually no rights or protections," Dishman, a resident of Sacramento, California, said during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing in which witnesses called for more passenger protections on cruise liners.
TripAdvisor painted a muddled picture during its Q2 2014 earnings call. The travel booking site's overall profits came in far below estimates .
Word-of-mouth has long been an ally of small business. Customers who have positive experiences with a small business often share those experiences with friends, family members and coworkers, and that word-of-mouth can help hardworking small businesses establish themselves in a community.
When Kelly Conklin received word Wednesday morning that his ice cream parlor was ranked No.
If you didn't know that July was National Ice Cream Month, here's another excuse to eat America's favorite frozen treat everyday.
Industry giant Carnival is adding more long cruises between Galveston, Texas and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
In the beginnings of travel metasearch there were rumblings that it was going to be an outlet that favored suppliers such as airlines and hotels.
Orbitz Worldwide on Wednesday will launch a retooled version of CheapTickets.com, its lesser-known U.S. travel agency aimed at travelers who strive for the lowest prices.
Denver and the state of Colorado have seen a spike in travel interest since the sale of recreational marijuana was legalized to anyone 21 or older at the start of the year, according to search data from Hotels.com .
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 05:24 am
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