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Tripadvisor (TRIP) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Tripadvisor is set to announce its Q214 earnings results on Wednesday, July 23rd.


Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Orbitz's largest shareholder to sell off most of its stake

Orbitz Worldwide begins a new era Tuesday in which it's not being controlled by a single shareholder, as its largest investor officially sells off the majority of its stake in the Chicago-based online travel agency.


Related Topix: Orbitz, Travelport, Business News


Smart phone money-saving tips for an affordable trip

TripAdvisor, the largest travel site, chose Myrtle Beach as a top value destination for summer vacation rental.


Related Topix: VirtualTourist, TripAdvisor, Myrtle Beach, SC

Indiana's NewsCenter

Top 10 Amusement & Water Parks

Still planning on taking a late summer vacation? Well here are some ideas on where to go, if you like the hustle and bustle of amusement parks and water parks.


Related Topix: TripAdvisor

Silicon Alley Insider

Airbnb Host: A Guest Is Squatting In My Condo And I Can't Get Him To Leave

Since it was founded in 2008, Airbnb has become a hugely popular way for people to temporarily rent their homes over the Internet.


Related Topix: AirBnB, Home Buying, Home, TripAdvisor, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, us Travel, Travel

'Four Seasons' tops list of hotels

Four Seasons hotels tops J.D. Power's list of top hotel choices. Four Seasons takes the lead in the luxury field.


Related Topix: Four Seasons Hotels, Hotels

USA Today

Rock 'n' roll on these cruises

Musical group Queensryche will be among bands performing on next year's Monsters of Rock cruise on the MSC Divina.


Related Topix: Queensryche, Pop/Rock, Night Ranger, Reo Speedwagon, Styx, Celebrities, James Hong, Carnival Cruise

The Macon Telegraph

Carnival is rockin' the boat with shipboard concerts

The cluster of fans crowding the stage on the Carnival Ecstasy didn't exactly constitute a mosh pit - well-behaved, with no body slamming, just clapping, shoulder-shimmying and a little restrained fist-pumping when Olivia-Newton John broke into "Physical."


Related Topix: Carnival Cruise, Comedy Movies, Grease, Musical Movies, Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock, Xanadu, Celebrities, World News, The Bahamas

AME Info

Prince Alwaleed tops 2014 '100 Most Influential Personality' list ...

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company , has been ranked number one in the '100 Most Influential Personality' list in Saudi Arabian Social Media in the online publication Almarsad Alsaudi for social media.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Twitter, Four Seasons Hotels, Hotels

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

ACCC puts Wotif, Expedia deal under the microscope

The competition regulator has launched its inquiry into Expedia's proposed $703 million purchase of Holdings, seeking information from interested parties on whether the deal could hinder competition in the online accommodation booking sector.


Related Topix: Expedia

Turtle Back Zoo a Top Place to Visit, Travel Site Reviews Say

The Turtle Back Zoo has been rated among the top travel sites, according to


Related Topix: Essex County, NJ, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

4 Hoteliers

Winning the war for talent: A tourism perspective.

As a prelude to Asia's premier travel and tourism week, TravelRave 2014, the Singapore Tourism Board kick started this year's multi-city media roundtable series with a panel discussion on 'Asian Travel & Tourism Industry Dialogue: Developing Human Capital & Talent Management'.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel

Customer Interaction Solutions

Safety concerns mount in Kakaako [The Honolulu Star-Advertiser :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 20--When Kauai resident Michael Stollaire drove up to the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center with his wife and toddler, he was startled by the tent city of homeless people that greeted him.


Related Topix: TripAdvisor

Coca-Cola Amatil Rating Reiterated by Morningstar

's stock had its "hold" rating restated by investment analysts at Morningstar in a note issued to investors on Sunday.


Related Topix: Carnival Cruise

Falmouth Packet

Inside scoop: West Cornwall has two of the best ice cream parlours in the UK

The website TripAdvisor has revealled the ten best rated ice cream parlours across the UK, based on the reviews and opinions users of the website.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom

The Age

Which nationality most likes to get naked at the beach?

Germans are the most likely nationality to go nude at the beach, but for the first time Austrians have joined them.


Related Topix: Expedia, Travel

Concord Monitor

Author of 'Unruly Places' reminds us we can still be explorers

Now that we all carry around constantly updating, infinitely detailed maps on our cell phones, the world should feel small and brightly lit, right? Not so, says Alastair Bonnett, a "psychogeographer" at Newcastle University, which is somewhere off to our right.


Related Topix: quirky, Carnival Cruise

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Receives Average Recommendation...

Shares of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have received a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the eighteen ratings firms that are presently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports .


Related Topix: Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Puttering around Europe on Windstar's new Pride

When I ask well-traveled, non-cruisers what kind of ship they would consider for their first voyage, most say "small" and "casual."


Related Topix: Windstar Cruises, Cruise Lines, Recreational Vehicle, Monaco, Carnival Cruise


Luxury hotel joins rush to The Woodlands as opening of ExxonMobil headquarters draws closer

The Westin, The Woodlands will feature 302 rooms, 15,000 square feet of meeting space, an outdoor pool and a 150-seat restaurant.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide


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