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

9 min ago | Hospitality Net

OTA v/s Meta Search: The Battle Gets Bloodier

Let's start with meta-search - the new rising star. According to PhoCusWright, 54% of Chinese, 36% of American and 35% of British travelers use meta-search engines to compare rates.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Marketing

3 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Interview: TripAdvisor CEO on Building the Perfect Trip | skift.com

Skift discussed the future of travel booking with TripAdvisor co-founder and CEO Stephen Kaufer, and along the way Kaufer touched on the company's recent acquisitions, direct-booking initiatives and mobile, the company's TV advertising campaign, and vacation rentals, among other topics.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

7 hrs ago | Fleet News and Mail

Pub awarded after rave reviews from customers

The Ely in London Road has received a Certificate of Excellence for 2014 from TripAdvisor - an award given to venues that consistently achieve outstanding reviews from customers on the popular travel website.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

11 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Claymills Pumping Station is named as a 'top trip' in Burton

The people who donate their time at Claymills Pumping Station, in Stretton, could not believe it when it was voted the best attraction in Burton on online site TripAdvisor.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Sun Aug 31, 2014

AME Info

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah awarded Certificate of Excellence for 2014 by TripAdvisor

The role of assistant brand managers is to participate and help in developing a brand's different faces in terms of business.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Marketing

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

10 Must-Have Apps for Travelers

What are the most popular apps for travelers? Which apps should you definitely have on your smartphone when you're planning or booking a trip? Which ones will still be useful once you get home again? This summer, mobile analytics firm App Annie began indexing the top apps in the Travel & Transportation category to see which apps are most popular ... (more)

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

Burton Mail

Abbots Bromley pub is rewarded for social media and marketing...

The Coach and Horses, in High Street, has received recognition from Punch Taverns for its high standards, positive commitment to social media and outstanding TripAdvisor scores.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Punch Taverns, Restaurant Management, Publicis Groupe SA, Advertising, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Glut of cruise ships brings bargain prices out of Galveston

This website, owned by a Galveston travel agency, will sort cruises from Galveston and Houston by rate and week for all cruise lines in the area.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Energy, Oil & Gas, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International

AmericanBankingNews.com

Tripadvisor Stock Rating Reaffirmed by FBR Capital Markets

's stock had its "market perform" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at FBR Capital Markets in a report released on Friday.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Watford Observer

Comment: What is the best restaurant in Watford?

What is the best restaurant in Watford? Not just for quality of food, but for atmosphere, value for money, for that intangible sense of excellence.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Hospitality Net

OTA v/s Meta Search: The Battle Gets Bloodier

Let's start with meta-search - the new rising star. According to PhoCusWright, 54% of Chinese, 36% of American and 35% of British travelers use meta-search engines to compare rates.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Marketing

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Kiplinger Online

David Milstead

"Travel agent" hasn't yet joined the list of jobs that have faded into memory, such as "carriage operator" and "gas station attendant."

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Related Topix: Priceline, Financial Markets, Travel/Tourism, pricelinecom, Computers, TripAdvisor

Sys-Con Media

Technical Update, Partnerships, Technology Update, Earnings Release,...

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding NXP Semiconductors NV , Equinix, Inc. , TripAdvisor Inc. , Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and Vodafone Group PLC .

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Related Topix: Startups, Equinix, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Vodafone Group, Telecom, Marvell Technology Group

Wed Aug 27, 2014

This Is Staffordshire

Alsager's Manor House Hotel presented with two quality awards

The privately-owned Alsager hotel has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for receiving consistently outstanding customer reviews.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Business Journal

John Malone's Liberty Interactive completes spinoff of TripAdvisor stake

That stock will continue to trade under a separate ticker symbol, at least for now.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Liberty Media (Interactive), Newton, MA, Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Expedia

Milford Mercury

The Quek Family from Singapore enjoying afternoon tea July 2014 (by...

WHEN it comes to online reviews some businesses love them, some hate them, but there's no doubting that they can be a useful tool when it comes to attracting new business.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Ice cream shop voted No. 3 nationally

When the phone calls started coming in from places like California and New Hampshire, Diane and Monty Null, owners of the Super Scoop ice cream shop in Treasure Island, were caught off guard.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Treasure Island, FL, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Englewood, FL

The Motley Fool

5 Things Expedia's Management Wants You to Know

Given its strong results, let's go over Expedia s latest earnings conference call and highlight a few important takeaways for investors.

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Related Topix: Expedia, Travel/Tourism, Priceline, TripAdvisor

Hospitality Net

David Casey has been appointed Area Director of Sales & Marketing at Thompson Miami Beach - FL, USA

Commune Hotels & Resorts 530 Bush Street, Suite 501 San Francisco, CA 94108 United States Tollfree: 800.738.7477 Phone: 415.835.0300 Fax: 415.835.0317 Visit Website Casey joins the Thompson Miami Beach team from Miami Beach luxury resort, The Setai, where he served as executive director of marketing & sales for two years.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Miami-Beach, FL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Grub Street

French Chefs Launched a Petition to Ban Negative Online Reviews

A group of France's chefs, serious defenders of their sacred domain that they are, have now called for France's Ministry of Commerce to silence critical TripAdvisor and Yelp reviewers .

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Restaurant Management

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