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21 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Travel agents make comeback

Although online travel websites such as Orbitz and Travelocity are now responsible for about 70 percent of travel booking in the U.S., the folks who work out of brick-and-mortar travel agencies are reporting booming sales. Travel agents report revenue, bookings and clients are up in the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year, according to a survey by the American Society of Travel Agents, which represents nearly 6,000 travel agents across the country.

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Related Topix: Garden Grove, CA, Travel

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Wave

HAWAII by STARLIGHT: Visiting the observatories on Mauna Kea

The island of Hawaii is served by two airports. Kona International Airport is in Kailua-Kona, on the west coast.

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Related Topix: Hawaii, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Kailua Kona, HI, Hilo, HI, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Travel agents are making a comeback

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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Related Topix: Garden Grove, CA, Travel

ZDNet

Cassandra gets a clean up and speed up in release 2.1

Cassandra, which was created by Facebook , has proven to be very popular in the enterprise. Apache claims that "Cassandra powers hundreds of applications across dozens of industries that demand high performance at scale, and is in use at Adobe, Comcast, eBay, GE, GoDaddy, HP, IBM, Intuit, Netflix, Safeway, Sky, Sony, Spotify, Travelocity, and The Weather Channel."

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Related Topix: Social Software

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Technology Marketing

McKinney Fills Its Top New Business Role

The veteran account and business development chief who has worked at DDB, Draftfcb and most recently Deutsch, has filled the chief marketing officer opening at McKinney. Although McKinney is based in Durham, N.C., Levine will continue to live in New York, where he has spent his entire career and where McKinney has an office.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Advertising, Microsoft, Startups

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Boston Herald

Travel agents are making a comeback

Although online travel websites such as Orbitz and Travelocity are now responsible for about 70 percent of travel booking in the U.S., the folks who work out of brick-and-mortar travel agencies are reporting booming sales. Travel agents say revenue, bookings and clients are up in the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year, according to a survey by the American Society of Travel Agents, which represents nearly 6,000 travel agents across the country.

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Related Topix: Garden Grove, CA, Travel, Entertainment

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Traveler: Travel sites morph into giant blob with few deals

Let's say you are going to Nebraska and need a hotel - the Hilton Omaha. In late September, it is $212 a night on Hilton.com .

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Related Topix: Priceline, VirtualTourist

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Retailwire.com

Are anonymous reviews good or bad?

Consumers appear to like the option of being able to leave anonymous reviews. Many stores and restaurants also appear okay with the practice.

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Travelution

Royal Caribbean takes top place in cruise site survey

The line topped a field which also included sister brand Celebrity Cruises, Carnival, CruisesOnly, Expedia, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Line, Orbitz; Princess and Travelocity.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Wed Aug 27, 2014

News Talk Florida

Labor Day Travel Deals

Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotels.com has some amazing deals to get you and your family on vacation this Labor Day.

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Wall Street Journal

Sabre to Explore Possible Sale of Lastminute.com

Sabre Corp. said Wednesday it is exploring a potential sale, along with other strategic options, of its lastminute.com business unit, in an effort to focus on its core business.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz

American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.

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Related Topix: Orbitz, Travel/Tourism

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Now is time to book your travel arrangements for Thanksgiving 2014

Travelocity Travel Expert Brian Simpson joins HuffPost Live to dish out some tips for holiday travelers as they prepare for the Thanksgiving storm.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

BrothersJudd Blog

Information Can Even School the French:

"Bonjour Monsieur, comment pourrais-je vous aider?" asks the obsequious concierge at my Paris hotel.

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Related Topix: VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Project Syndicate

The Ratings Revolution

"Bonjour Monsieur, comment pourrais-je vous aider?" asks the obsequious concierge at my Paris hotel.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, uber, AirBnB, Opinion

The Wave

Surf travel requires patience - hours' worth

Picking up where we left off last week in the saga of Debra and Dave Swaney's surf travel misery.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Haven't Booked Your Labor Day Trip Yet? 4 Things You Need to Know

The lazy days of late summer feel like the ideal time to let things slide until the last minute.

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Related Topix: us Travel

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Reuters

Press Digest - Sunday British business - Aug 17

British newspapers reported the following business stories on Sunday. Reuters has not independently verified these media reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Shark Proximity Maps - Travelocity's Interactive Map Lets You Find...

With images from Discovery Channel's Shark Week and Sharknado ominously circling the back of your mind, Travelocity has come up with a site to find the sharks closest to you, so that you can plan your next vacation accordingly.

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Sky News

Lastminute Owner Eyes Sale Of UK Dotcom Icon

Lastminute.com, one of the icons of the original dotcom boom, is being put up for sale nearly a decade after its takeover by an American technology giant.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

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