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2 hrs ago | WMBF

Myrtle Beach makes Yahoo's top 10 buzziest beach destination list

The City of Myrtle Beach made yet another top 10 list this week. Myrtle Beach ranks number three among the top ten "buzziest" beach destinations in the U.S., according to Yahoo Travel.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Startups, Yahoo!, TripAdvisor

6 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Earnings Outlook: What to watch for in Expedia earnings

Revenue: Revenue is expected to climb to $1.44 billion from $1.21 billion a year ago.

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Related Topix: Expedia

6 hrs ago | GlobeSt.com

Starwood Hotels Takes Westin to China

ZHOUSHAN, China- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has completed the opening of The Westin Zhujiajian Resort, Zhoushan , marking the Westin brand's debut in the city of Zhoushan in the Zhejiang province of China.

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Related Topix: Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Life, Food, Dining

6 hrs ago | Live Design Online

Elation's Huge Presence At 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas

A virtual plethora of Elation Professional lighting and video gear was used this year to light up Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, North America's largest dance music festival.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Carnival Cruise, panels

10 hrs ago | Fodor's

10 Hotels with Hands-On Food Experiences

Fodor's may use your e-mail address to send you relevant information on site updates, account changes, and offers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels, Home Gardening, Home, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Scotland: Ten reasons to visit Glasgow

Attending the Commonwealth Games shouldn't be the only reason to visit Glasgow. Vibrant, dynamic and fun, the city is renowned for its arts, entertainment and architecture.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, Beer, Drink, Travel

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

TripAdvisor shines its headlights on top drive-in movie theaters

The top spots were ranked according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index, which takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews on TripAdvisor.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, Theater, Arts, Saco, ME

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

This report provides an overview of the company's servicing operations and a discussion of the areas evaluated ... )--Brookline Bancorp, Inc. today announced net income of $10.0 million, or $0.14 per basic and diluted share, for the second quarter of 2014, co... )--Belmond Ltd. , owners, part-owners or managers of 45 luxury hotel, restau...

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Related Topix: Brookline Bancorp, Banking, Financial Services, Hotels, OrientExpress Hotels, Financial Markets

The Island Packet

Beaufort drive-in theater named among best in America

A Beaufort drive-in theater has been named among the best in the country by TripAdvisor, the travel website announced today.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Examiner.com

Princess Cruises announces a new ship is being added to its fleet

Princess Cruises is keeping up with the Joneses so to speak. With all of the other major cruise lines admitting new ships into their respective fleets, Princess, a subsidiary of Carnival Corp & plc, announced that it has reached an agreement with Fincantieri to build a new ship, which will enter service in 2017.

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Related Topix: Princess Cruises, Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruise

PE Hub

Expedia completes PE-backed Auto Escape Group acquisition

Expedia, Inc. today announced completion of its acquisition of Auto Escape Group, one of Europe's leading online car rental reservation companies from private equity fund Montefiore Investment and certain members of the Auto Escape Group's management team.

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Related Topix: Expedia, VirtualTourist, Venere

Travelution

TripAdvisor launches GreenLeaders programme to reward eco-friendly accommodation

The programme highlights hotels and B&Bs engaging in environmentally-friendly practices.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

KLKN

Gogo Welcomes Sam Gilliland to its Board of Directors

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Related Topix: Sabre Holdings, Marketing

Business Journal

Austin builder files Ch. 7 after odd jobs for Smithsonian, Golden Nugget, zoos

Biscayne Group, an Austin-based builder of aquatic-themed projects, lists Carnival Cruise Lines as a former client.

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Related Topix: Carnival Cruise, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Texas, Texas A&M University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Kennebunkport ice creamery is America's best

We already told you that Rococo Artisan has the funkiest ice cream in Maine. Now the word is out that this Argentinean-style, gelato-like dessert is one of 10 top licks in the country.

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Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, Berwick, ME

Business Journal

TripAdvisor taps Lily Cheng to help grow travel websites in Asia

Last week, the company said it would be acquiring San Francisco-based travel website Viator, the fourth acquisition for the company this year.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, Startups, Viator, Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

Skift

The Tour and Travel Providers Gaining the Most YouTube Views

Travelers don't really need a tour provider to sell them on a destination any more - inspiration and information about what to do and what to see in cities is readily available on the web and mobile.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor

Insider Monkey

Christian Leone, Luxor Capital Group Reveal New Position In Orbitz Worldwide, Inc.

Is it a good time to buy Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. shares? Christian Leone thinks it is, having initiated a new position for his fund, Luxor Capital Group .

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Related Topix: Orbitz

Hotel Interactive

Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Eco-Wise Element Brand to Debut in Syracuse, NY

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that its trailblazing Element brand is headed to Syracuse, New York.

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Related Topix: Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Energy

Switched

The 10 Best Ice Cream Shops In America, According To TripAdvisor

We already told you about the great ice cream New England has to offer, but that's not the only place you can get a good scoop.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, New York, Cake, Baked Goods, Candy

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