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  1. The weak euro is good for something: A European vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Mashable

    ... going to come back into its own this year because the euro is so favorable," said Brian Ek, travel editor at Priceline. A weak euro won't help you find cheap airfare, but great deals are available if you time your trip right. For example, Hopper ...

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  2. How to visit the locations from this year's Oscar-nominated filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... destinations as more than background. "You have an emotional connection to a movie," Brian Ek, travel editor at Priceline , told Mashable . "Actually going to places where the movies were filmed - it's another way to deepen the connection to the ...

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  3. Wotif CEO, staff dumped after Expedia takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... last year, it was the largest online accommodation website in Australia. However, Booking.com, owned by US group Priceline, overtook it in terms of nights booked due to heavy marketing spending and its ability to offer hundreds of thousands of hotel ...

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  4. Buy the ETF that holds Google, Netflix, Amazon, SalesforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Stockmasters

    First Trust DJ Internet Index Fund ETF has been around since 2006 and is up 200% since then. The ETF now holds some of our favorite stocks that could do well in 2015 including Facebook , Amazon Inc , Google , Netflix , Salesforce.com , Priceline , and eBay Inc .

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  5. Expedia Acquires Travelocity in $280 Million DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Re/code

    ... in the online booking space, which has seen a number of acquisitions from Expedia's main competitor, The Priceline Group, including its $2.6 billion takeover of restaurant reservation website OpenTable last year. "Given the success that they've had ...

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  6. Walker debuts Patent UtilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Times

    Promising nothing less than "the greatest hidden library of new ideas and competitive intelligence" in the world, Stamford-based Patent Properties launched its new U.S. Patent Utility service that allows companies to find underused patents for technology they can put into commercial use. Patent Properties is run by Priceline founder Jay Walker and Jon Ellenthal, executive chairman and CEO, respectively, of Stamford-based Walker Digital, which controls Patent Properties .

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  7. Expedia Acquires Travelocity For USD$280 MillionRead the original story

    Friday | Airwise

    ... consolidation in the online booking space, which has seen a number of acquisitions from Expedia's main competitor, Priceline, including its USD$2.6 billion takeover of restaurant reservation website OpenTable last year. Expedia, which owns brands ...

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  8. Expedia drops $280 million in cash to acquire TravelocityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TechSpot

    ... from its parent company Sabre Holdings, Expedia's move on Travelocity is two fold. It is looking to keep its rival Priceline at bay as well as evolving its already lucrative relationship with the Travelocity brand even further. Expedia CEO and ...

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  9. A Quick Marketplace ViewRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | TMCnet

    ... another financial crisis. It's a little bit of turmoil (again) globally. Meanwhile, in the online travel race with Priceline (which bought Kayak last year), Expedia buys Travelocity from Sabre Holdings for $280 million. Founded in 2005, Box went ...

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  10. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million dealRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | West Australian

    ... in the online booking space, which has seen a number of acquisitions from Expedia Inc's main competitor, The Priceline Group, including its $2.6 billion takeover of restaurant reservation website OpenTable last year. "Given the success that they've ...

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  11. Expedia buys rival Travelocity for $280 millionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... analyst with Ascendiant Capital Markets of Irvine. The move should position Expedia to compete more directly with Priceline and other large online travel agencies, he said. By acquiring a well-known competitor Expedia can boost its customer share, ...

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  12. Expedia acquires Travelocity as Orbitz looks for a buyerRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | SlashGear.com

    ... as if Orbitz will fall under the scope of a private equity firm, but could find interest from Expedia's rival, Priceline. Other interested parties for Orbitz may include the likes of Google, who have their own nascent travel options via Search. ...

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  13. Expedia buys booking site Travelocity for $280 million in cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KPIC

    ... selling itself. Its shares rose 5 cents to $10.03 by midday Friday. The other big travel booking is the Priceline Group, which owns sites like Priceline, Booking.com, Kayak and OpenTable. While those companies dominate the travel market - and are ...

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  14. Expedia Buys Travelocity, Merging Two of the Web's Biggest Travel SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Wired

    ... company also owns Hotels.com, Hotwire, Egencia, and others. But it still faces competition from big names Priceline and Orbitz and other players. The company's latest move brings together two of the market's largest travel services, but in a way, ...

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  15. Expedia Buys Sabre's Travelocity for $280 MillionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    ... in New York, while Sabre increased 1.1 percent to $20.71. The online-travel industry has been active with deals. Priceline, the largest online-travel company, last year acquired a minority stake in Ctrip.com International Ltd. and paid about $2.5 ...

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  16. 3 Mobile Apps For Spontaneous TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Black Enterprise

    ... guaranteed the best deals. During an interview with Digital Trends , Darren Huston, president and CEO of the Priceline Group, which owns Booking.com, said spontaneous booking is becoming the norm, especially with the millennial generation who are ...

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  17. Travel Mergers and Acquisitions Activity in 2014 Doubled in ValueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Skift

    ... them a rising stream of tourists as they seek new sales channels. Online travel agents and intermediaries such as Priceline Group Inc. and Expedia Inc. are pushing down room prices and taking commissions from hotels, while enabling travelers to ...

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  18. Expedia Acquires Travelocity for $280 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Skift

    ... Travelocity loyalists. And that leaves Orbitz out in the cold. It is unable to achieve scale and Expedia and the Priceline Group are apparently not interested in scooping Orbitz up. The Roaming Gnome, Travelocity's mascot, takes part in the ...

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  19. Are Hotel Reviews Helping or Hurting? | By David MetzeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Hospitality Net

    ... of hers is a treasure that will inevitably be wasted at a substandard hotel. She usually buys a Groupon or books a Priceline deal and then complains incessantly about everything. She's not a refined buyer or user of travel as much as she just loves ...

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  20. "Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (API) - Financial and...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | PR-inside.com

    ... through wholesale and retail channels. The company owns, operates, and franchises retail stores under the names, Priceline, and Priceline Pharmacy. Major products offered by API include skincare products, haircare products, cosmetics, ...

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