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News on Travelocity (Ticker: TSG) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | 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

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

5 hrs ago | 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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

US News & World Report

5 Tips to Spend Less on Labor Day Travel

Labor Day marks the end of summer and a chance to slip away for a relaxing retreat.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Travelzoo, Advertising

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Agency Spy

McKinney Scares the Crap Out of Galeophobes for Travelocity

Last Friday, McKinney engaged in a bit of strategic "newsjacking" on behalf of client Travelocity, making the most of the phenomenon that is "Shark Week" with a bit of experiential work.

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Related Topix: Advertising

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Adweek

Travelocity's Shark Week Tracker Is Already Generating Social Buzz

Big-name brands are chomping at the bit to jump into the social conversation around Discovery's annual Shark Week event, with some names like Travelocity already seeing some promising results.

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Related Topix: Priceline, Southlake, TX, Twitter

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Skift

Travelocity is a Huge Success for Expedia and Orbitz

Orbitz Worldwide paid $10 million to acquire the Travelocity Partner Network in late February 2014 and would pay an additional $10 million if the affiliate network hits certain performance targets this year and in 2015.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Orbitz, Marketing

Dallas Morning News

Travelocity parent cuts loss, trims debt

Southlake-based Sabre Corp., the travel services company that also owns Travelocity, cut its fourth-quarter loss by 90 percent and cut debt by 12 percent as it posted revenue gains in its non-Travelocity business segments.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

D Magazine

Personnel Moves: CheapCaribbean.com, Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc.,...

New executives join the teams of CheapCaribbean.com, Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc., Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre, and Parkland Health & Hospital System in this edition of executive personnel moves.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Midland, TX

AmericanBankingNews.com

Expedia (EXPE) - Research Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes

Expedia had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co..

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Related Topix: Expedia, Travel/Tourism, VirtualTourist, Venere

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Forbes.com

Expedia Posts Solid Volume Growth Helped By Travelocity Partnership...

Expedia reported a healthy set of quarterly numbers for Q2 2014, with a 24% year-on-year increase in revenues, reaching the $1.5 billion mark.

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Related Topix: Priceline, Marketing, Science / Technology, Internet

Sys-Con Media

Lanyon Appoints Former Infogroup and Travelocity Executive as Chief Financial Officer

Lanyon, the leader in meetings, events, and travel technology, announced John Mills has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer.

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Related Topix: Lanyon, John Mills, Dallas, TX

Sat Aug 02, 2014

TMCnet

Call Center Software Week in Review

This week's call center software-related news is chock full of new product launches, partnerships and industry recognition.

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Related Topix: Salesforce

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Barron's

Expedia Price Targets Traveling Higher After Strong Q2

Raymond James' Aaron Kessler upgraded the stock to Outperform from Market Perform, establishing a $100 price target.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

AmericanBankingNews.com

Expedia Rating Increased to Hold at Deutsche Bank

The firm currently has a $80.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $70.00.

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Related Topix: VirtualTourist, Expedia, Travel/Tourism, Venere

Thu Jul 31, 2014

TMCnet

Travelocity Call Center Employees Offered Jobs with Orbitz

As the result of the Orbitz Worldwide buyout of Travelocity Partner Network earlier this year, 88 call center employees are set to lose their jobs when the Travelocity call center closes on August 31. However, Orbitz reports most of the employees were offered jobs with the company and have the choice to remain employed after the two businesses are ... (more)

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Related Topix: Orbitz, Travel/Tourism

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Forbes.com

Expedia's Second Quarter Results Likely Boosted By Travelocity Deal And Broader Roll Out Of ETP

In the first half of 2013, high competition in the travel industry negatively impacted Expedia by weakening the growth in direct type-in traffic, which is the most efficient traffic for customer loyalty and profitability, according to the company's management.

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Related Topix: VirtualTourist, Marketing, Financial Markets

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