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7 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

Darlington and Stockton Times

City is tops - for costly weekend away

THE region's tourist capital is also the most expensive place in the North for couples planning a weekend break, according to TripAdvisor.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

USA Today

7 U.S. companies keep shrinking tax bills

The race is on among U.S. companies to find the best ways to cut their tax bills.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Retail, PETsMART, Pets

HotelChatter

Dallas: The Night Hotel Dallas Was Only Just a Bad Dream

A while back we had heard that Dream Hotels was dreaming about a Dream Hotel for Dallas but we had no idea that Dream's sister brand, Night Hotels , creeped into Dallas seemingly overnight.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Expedia Q3 Hotel, Airline Trends Called 'Encouraging'

"We see 25% room night growth in July for Expedia vs. 23% in June," FBR analyst Jake Fuller said in a research note Monday.

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

The Motley Fool

The Online Travel Industry: Investing Essentials

The speed at which the Internet evolves can make milestones from 10 or 15 years ago seem worthy of encasement in a glass museum display.

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Related Topix: Priceline, Computers, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Internet, Science / Technology

Seeking Alpha

Wunderlich hikes TripAdvisor target, upbeat about Liberty spinoff

Wunderlich's Blake Harper has hiked his TripAdvisor target by $12 to $100, albeit while reiterating a Hold.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Newindpress

Most Indians Continue to Work Even on Vacation: Survey

NEW DELHI: Majority of Indians continue to tag along work on their vacations, says a recent survey that puts US and Australia on top of a list of countries where people find it hard to unplug.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

AME Info

Coral Beach Resort - Sharjah listed as one of the Top Hotels in the Emirate by TripAdvisor

The Coral Beach Resort - Sharjah has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for 2014 by TripAdvisor and ranked as one of the top six hotels out of 75 in the emirate of Sharjah.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Marketing

Sat Aug 23, 2014

4 Hoteliers

The Unsung Heroes of Hospitality - Executive Housekeepers.

Housekeeping has always been top of mind for hoteliers, but it is only within the past decade that its importance has gone into overdrive as errors in this department have been given a beaming spotlight in TripAdvisor reviews; Finding a balance is now harder than ever; you have to stay cost effective while at the same time a myriad of minor slipups ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Travel, Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, World News, Azerbaijan, Europe Travel, Marketing

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel reproduction can be found in Goring, Sussex

Sign-writer Gary Bevans spent five-and-a-half painstaking years painting the ceiling at the church in West Sussex.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

MSN Money

Survey: Most Americans work during vacations

A vacation, by its very definition, isn't supposed to involve work. But that hasn't stopped more than 3 in 4 Americans from putting in work hours while on vacation.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Investopedia

Cost of Living in Top Cities Around the World

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: United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Greater London County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel, Norway, us Travel, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

The Straits Times

The clout of online ratings

"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, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

4 Hoteliers

TripAdvisor adds Uber to app.

TripAdvisor announced a new feature for its smartphone app and mobile website that allows travelers to easily reserve a ride with Uber to restaurants, attractions and hotels in more than 40 cities worldwide.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

Seeking Alpha

Book Your Profit With Expedia

Expedia's latest quarter brought in top-line and bottom-line growth obtained through higher bookings and cost control respectively.

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

Skift

TripAdvisor Finds Cramped Seats, Crying Kids Among Flyers' Big Complaints

Southeast Asian airlines have a huge ancillary revenue opportunity in offering flyers in the region increased legroom on long-haul flights.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

Top Roseville restaurants, 2014 edition

We rank Roseville-area restaurants with a formula that incorporates the value and number of restaurant ratings on three popular social-media sites: Yelp, Urbanspoon and TripAdvisor.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Urbanspoon

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