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2 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | KLKN

Gogo Welcomes Sam Gilliland to its Board of Directors

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider.

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Related Topix: Sabre Holdings, Marketing

9 hrs ago | 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

Seeking Alpha

Royal Caribbean: Capitalizing In Asia-Pacific

Of the big three cruise lines , only Royal is positioned in the Pacific and poised to capitalize on the growth there.

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Related Topix: Royal Caribbean Cruises, Carnival Cruise

Hospitality Net

Get My Sunglasses! Manhattan Holiday Inn Copes With Stardom

The year-old, 132-room Holiday Inn NYC - Lower East Side hotel at the corner of Delancey and Suffolk streets in Manhattan is becoming something of a celebrity among its neighbors of upscale boutiques and trendy dining establishments.

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Related Topix: Lower East Side (New York, NY), Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel

Airwise

TPS Says Kenya 'Must Be Joking' About Tourism Figures

Kenyan hotel chain TPS has disputed official figures for tourist arrivals, saying violent attacks by militant Islamists have scared away far more tourists than the authorities admit.

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Related Topix: Kenya, Africa, World News,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, Travel

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Expedia, VirtualTourist, Venere

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.

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Related Topix: VirtualTourist, TripAdvisor, Travel

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.

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

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 .

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

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.

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Related Topix: Orbitz

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