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Priceline CEO hasn't seen results from big social media spends

Priceline is one of the world's largest online ad buyers, yet CEO Darren Huston says he doesn't see much value in Facebook and Twitter.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC News

Fat profits beckon for SkinnyTan entrepreneurs

It is where best friends Louise Ferguson and Kate Cotton, two pregnant mothers on maternity leave, hatched the idea of their new business.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Pharmacy operator to take $131m hit

The owner of the Priceline, Soul Pattinson and Pharmacist Advice brands says the one-off impairment is mainly related to changes to the value of its loans to pharmacies, and a review of the expected growth of its retail network.

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SFGate

Agoda.com Presents Hotel Deals for Madrid's San Isidro Festival

Agoda.com, one of Asia's leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group , is offering a list of fantastic hotel deals in Madrid to celebrate the San Isidro Festival, one of Spain's most venerated holidays.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Madrid, Spain Travel, Spain Travel, Business News

Skift

The Big Growth Opportunity Left for the World's Biggest Travel Company

What can dislodge Priceline's growth path over the next few years? How much of a dent can a large number two play? Are there any startups that would come up to change the equation completely? Seems unlikely on all fronts.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The Fragile Net Beneath Yelp's Stock Price

With the plunge in tech shares and the NASDAQ Composite index generally in recent days, it's worth looking at the underlying businesses of some momentum stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Facebook, Amazon, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Customer Interaction Solutions

OMVS Explores Adding Oil & Gas Transportation Services

With the oil and gas industry in the U.S. enjoying a tremendously profitable renaissance, On the Move Systems Corp. is exploring the addition of oilfield transportation services to its growing slate of online travel and transportation options.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Oil & Gas, pricelinecom, Computers, Travelzoo, Advertising

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Priceline Seeks Results From Facebook as Google Wins Ads

Priceline Group Inc. spends feverishly on Google Inc. advertisements to grab users searching for a hotel in New York or Paris -- and because ads on Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have failed to deliver results, Chief Executive Officer Darren Huston said.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Facebook, Twitter

MediaPost

TripAdvisor, Hotwire Top Travel Site Ads, Study Shows

Phoenix Marketing International will release findings this week from an online travel audit analyzing consumer sentiment about the most popular travel industry ads on TV.

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Related Topix: VirtualTourist, Hotwire, Startups, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Marketing, WebMD

Examiner.com

William Shatner pens letter to real life Captain Kirk

William Shatner is best known to sci-fi fans as Captain James T. Kirk. "Star Trek" and his role came long before Priceline.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, William Shatner

The Motley Fool

This High-Growth Industry Has Gotten the Attention of Google Inc

The online travel agency industry has been a great growth story over the past half decade.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Apple, Startups

Mobile Marketer

How the 5 biggest online travel agencies are expanding beyond mobile bookings

The next generation of mobile innovation for online travel agencies is moving away from transactions to influencing all parts of the travel experience, including loyalty programs, personalized messages and real-world sales.

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Related Topix: Expedia, Travel/Tourism, Travelocity, iPhone, Wilmington, DE

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is Google About to Disrupt the Travel Industry?

However, Google appears to be creating its own delicate juggling act with the likes of Priceline.com ( However, Google continues to push deeper into providing hotel bookings, which could mean interesting things for Google's long history with travel-related names like Priceline, Expedia, and TripAdvisor.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Investopedia

The Six Biggest Misconceptions About Bitcoin

Think about what you'd really like to do on your vacation and create a list to narrow your choices - whether it's hitting the beach, going shopping, climbing a mountain or visiting a museum.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Benzinga

Market Wrap For April 10: Wednesday's Rally Completely Forgotten

The decline in the Nasdaq index continues to be fueled by biotech and momentum stocks like Priceline Group, Facebook, Yelp, Qihu, Pandora, Amazon.com, Netflix, Tesla and Keurig Green Mountain .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Vladimir Putin, Apple, Startups, Beyond Corp, Consulting

Seeking Alpha

What To Make Of Google's Latest Expansion Into Hotel Listings

Google has set its sights on the hotel listing industry. Google announced earlier this week that it will be adding more pictures and reviews to its hotel listings.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism, pricelinecom, Computers, TripAdvisor

Seeking Alpha

Buy Recommendations For Facebook And Priceline

Before the Market opened on Wednesday, breakouts were evident, and buy signals surfaced.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Priceline Soared On Lean, Innovative Style: CEOs

Priceline Group has come a long way since 1998 when a serial inventor and entrepreneur named Jay Walker won a patent for buyer-driven pricing, setting the stage for the first online system that let consumers bid for plane tickets and later, hotel rooms.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

WebWire

Explore Lyon, Nice and Cannes with Agoda.com's spring hotel deals

Agoda.com , one of Asia's leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group , is offering a selection of great Spring hotels in three of the nicest and most picturesque destinations in France - Lyon, Nice, and Cannes.

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Related Topix: Nice, France Travel, Travel, France Travel, Europe Travel, France, Cannes, France Travel, World News, Lyon, France Travel

TheStreet.com

Why It's Time to Buy Facebook, Priceline, Pandora and Netflix

With these stocks down around 20% from their highs, now may be the time to buy, according to one analyst.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Menlo Park, CA

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