Why Priceline Needed a New Name
The exhortation to “name your own price” for flights and hotels isn't exactly a retired relic of Priceline's early days, but that sales model sure isn't where the company is finding today's ample growth opportunities.
Music festival circuit joins the package holiday business
Industry reports huge rise in all-in-one holidays to European dance music events this summer, but some DJs are sceptical First there were cash machines and flushing toilets, then came "glamping" (glamorous camping). Now music festivals, once edgy celebrations of youthful counterculture, have been embraced by the travel industry and are being offered as package holidays. European music festivals ...
Momondo Group Sees Accelerating Growth in Q1 2014 -- Driven by International Meta Search and Travel Product Innovation
International expansion, hotels and mobile channels underpin growth Group readies push into South America, Asia Momondo Group Ltd, the travel search pioneer (formerly Cheapflights Media Ltd), today reports its Q1 results for the three months to March 31 2014. Momondo Group total revenues in Q1 increased by more than 29% to £14.5 million, driven by product innovation, an international marketing ...
Typhoon Haiyan: airports reopen in the Philippines as rescue operations continue
International flights to the Philippines have resumed but the country remains in chaos, with tourists and visitors among the millions affected by the devastation International travel to the Philippines is resuming after one of the most powerful storms on record swept across the country, leaving thousands dead and many without access to food, water and electricity. Typhoon Haiyan , which made ...
Yesterday's Earthquake in Nicaragua Did Not Affect Tourist Attractions and Accommodations, or Commercial Flights
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tourist attractions and accommodations, as well as commercial flights, in Nicaragua continue to be in operation after the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that struck near the capital city of Managua at 5:30 p.m. on April 10, 2014, causing minor damage. The epicenter of the earthquake registered in Lake Managua at a depth of 10 kilometers. Damage to ...
STUDY: Trenton-Mercer Airport fastest growing in nation with four digit growth
EWING, NJ — Air travel may have not grown nationally, but locally the Trenton-Mercer Airport has seen four digit growth.
Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rises 3 per cent in debut; co. valued at over $3.9 billion
SOUTHLAKE, Texas - Shares of Sabre Corp. rose over 3 per cent in their stock market debut Thursday after an initial public offering that valued the travel software company at more than $3.9 billion. Sabre owns online travel company Travelocity and sells software and services to airlines, hotels
How to be a Travel Hacker
Imagine paying less than $15 for a weekend trip to Paris. Become a “travel hacker” and that just might be possible.
Wego unveils flights and hotels travel metasearch mobile app in Arabic for iOS
Wego, the leading travel metasearch site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, today launched the world's first dedicated flights and hotels travel metasearch mobile app in Arabic for iOS.
The Most Helpful Travel Sites for Booking Hotels and Flights
If you're planning a family vacation or romantic getaway, you're probably aware of the huge number of ways to search for the right flights and hotels. And while all of these search services work hard to show you the lowest prices, a lot of them miss the mark when it comes to helping you find…