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2 hrs ago | The Star Online

White Desert Farafra, Egypt. - Photo from TripAdvisor

Nature just has a way of making us stop for a moment and ponder and gasp at it's work.


Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, Travel

3 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Travelocity sold to Orbitz Worldwide

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Travelocity, with a call center in Hanover Township, was sold to Orbitz Worldwide.


Related Topix: Travelocity, Orbitz, Law, Employment / Labor Law

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Hilton to roll out a room reservation app across its brands

Guests at Hilton Worldwide will soon be able to use their smartphones to select specific rooms, make special requests, check in and out, and even unlock their room doors, the McLean-based hotel chain announced Monday.


Related Topix: Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Business News

8 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Earnings Preview: Expedia Q2 2014

Revenues: Analysts expect an increase of 19.3% y/y to $1.44 bln . Expedia, Inc. is slated to report 2Q 2014 earnings after the bell on Thursday, July 31st.


Related Topix: Expedia, VirtualTourist, Venere

9 hrs ago | Fox News

Why you need travel agents

In the age of online booking sites, using a travel agent may feel like going the way of the dinosaur.


Related Topix: VirtualTourist, TripAdvisor, Travel

10 hrs ago | USA Today

Deal watch: Holland America offer brings free drinks

Holland America is offering free drinks and other perks to customers who book early for 2015 and 2016.


Related Topix: Travel, Amsterdam, Netherlands Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, Holland America Line, Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruise

13 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

Egencia Previews the new Egencia TripNavigator App for iPad at GBTA

Egencia delivers a delightful new user experience for the iPad with personalized travel shopping, turn-by-turn trip navigation, trip alerts, and Egencia AssistMe /PRNewswire/ --Egencia, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc. , today unveiled its new Egencia TripNavigator app for iPad at the GBTA Convention in .


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Expedia, iPhone

14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

The Orbitz App is on Fire; Orbitz app now customized for the new...

The Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app builds upon Fire phone's unique technology to give users an enhanced and more immersive smartphone experience in addition to all of the travel deals and great features - like the Orbitz Rewards loyalty program - that travelers have grown to love about the highly-rated, award-winning app.


Related Topix: Orbitz

19 hrs ago | Skift

HomeAway's Boss Still Isn't Impressed by TripAdvisor's Vacation Rentals

How much emphasis will TripAdvisor really give to vacation rentals in the short term.


Related Topix: TripAdvisor, HomeAway, VirtualTourist, Housing, Marketing

22 hrs ago |

Iron Fork is right around the corner

Miami New Times' Iron Fork is Miami's most hotly anticipated culinary event. This year, on July 31st, we up the ante by partnering with the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau to kick off two months of discounted three-course meals at Miami's best restaurants during Miami Spice.


Related Topix: Media, Publishing, New Times, Life, Food, Dining, Ponce de Leon, FL, Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels, Best of 2007

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Celebrations at Pompallier Mission

It was time to celebrate for the team at Pompallier Mission - the Heritage New Zealand property in Russell - recently voted among the top 10 landmarks in New Zealand by visitors and tourists using the TripAdvisor website.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist


Inside Passage an icy visual feast

It may be frosty but the Inside Passage will never leave you cold. A cruise through the maze of scattered islands that stretches up the Pacific Coast from Washington to south-east Alaska is a journey through dramatic glacial scenery, largely untouched wilderness, wildlife that is true to its name and absorbing indigenous and gold- rush history.


Related Topix: Alaska, Carnival Cruise, Juneau, AK, Travel


These Texas cities must not be very fun places to live

A new survey suggests that three Texas cities offer little in the way of fun. According to personal finance website WalletHub, Irving, Houston and San Antonio rank among 10 worst cities in the United States for recreation .


Related Topix: Texas, TripAdvisor, Austin, TX, Corpus Christi, TX, Plano, TX

Daily Herald

Home-rental firms Wall Street built say grow or go

Alexander Philips joined the rush to buy foreclosed U.S. homes four years ago, spending $40 million on houses in California and Nevada to operate as rentals.


Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Foreclosures, Housing

Lancashire Telegraph

a Popular Ramsbottom pub has won a top hospitality accolade.

Now in its fourth year, the award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.


Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Al Bawaba

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel celebrates Eid Al Fitr with an International Buffet

The Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel will celebrate Eid Al Fitr this year by offering guests a special buffet on Eid days.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Hotels, Sheraton, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide

Investor's Business Daily

Expedia, Priceline Upping The Ante In China, Asia

It's often hard to tell what key players will do in today's fast-changing online travel markets, but one trend is clear: Big U.S. online travel agencies like Expedia and Priceline are keen on expanding in China and Asia-Pacific.


Related Topix: Expedia, World News, China, Asia, Priceline

Royal Caribbean Cruises Lowered to Hold at Danske Bank

Shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises opened at 63.06 on Friday. Royal Caribbean Cruises has a 1-year low of $35.67 and a 1-year high of $63.25.


Related Topix: Royal Caribbean Cruises, Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean International


TUI, TUI Travel Get Extension On Merger Talks

The UK's Takeover Panel has granted an extension to TUI Travel, Europe's biggest tour operator, and its majority owner TUI, to confirm their proposed merger.


Business Journal

Charter paying your fees; Time to Cater needs your vote: TechFlash 7 things

Time to Cater, the St. Louis-based startup that connects event planners and hosts with caterers, has advanced to the finals for Dream Big America.


Related Topix: TripAdvisor, Viator, Startups


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