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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

The Miami-Dade 500: Who gets the most money from county government?

Florida's largest local government spends more than $6 billion a year , offering a lucrative source of dollars for hundreds of vendors, contractors and grant recipients.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Miami, FL, Hialeah, FL, Carnival Cruise, Recreational Vehicle, Security

7 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Sabre announces pricing of initial public offering

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7 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Travelocity owner Sabre, based in Southlake, raises $627 million in initial offering

Sabre Corp., the travel software and data company that operates the Travelocity website, raised $627 million in its initial public offering, pricing a reduced number of shares below the marketed range.

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Related Topix: Sabre, Travelocity, Expedia

11 hrs ago | USA Today

Royal Caribbean to send newest, hottest ship to China

In a sign of the growing importance of Asia to the cruise industry, Royal Caribbean today announced it would base its newest, hottest ship in China next summer instead of Europe or the Caribbean.

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Related Topix: Royal Caribbean Cruises, Startups, NorthStar, Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean International, Bayonne, NJ, Autos

13 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Five Destinations That Are Changing the Meaning of "Green City"

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Related Topix: Hotelscom, Life, Food, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science

13 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown Opens

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that its Aloft brand has arrived in Oklahoma City.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide

13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Property upgrades for Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts plans to spend more than 300 million baht to renovate the Four Seasons Bangkok next year, intending to cash in on the Asean single market when it kicks off in late 2015.

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Related Topix: Oldies, Four Seasons Hotels, Hotels, The Four Seasons, World News, Thailand

18 hrs ago | Travel World News

St. Martin: Grand Case Beach Club Reaches TripAdvisor Milestone

The Grand Case Beach Club has reached a milestone with over 1,000 comments on TripAdvisor - and more are being added daily.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

19 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

More than mosques and bazaars: Take a stroll in these Istanbul neighbourhoods

Istanbul, the noisy metropolis on the Bosporus Strait lauded by many a travel ranking, has much more to offer than grand mosques and bazaars.

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Related Topix: Travel, Istanbul, Turkey Travel, Turkey Travel, Middle East Travel, TripAdvisor

19 hrs ago | Front www.keysnet.com

Wisconsin couple, on cruise to celebrate birthday, gets into tussle,...

A cruise from Miami to Cozumel ended prematurely for a Wisconsin man in Key West following an argument with the woman accompanying him.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, Carnival Cruise

21 hrs ago | KAUZ

TripAdvisor Is Now The World's Most Popular Travel App

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist, iPhone, Distimo, Google, Startups

Yesterday | AME Info

Ritz-Carlton Hotel appoints Ibrahim Barghout as new Area Vice President of MEA

NKY is an Engineering and Project Management Consultancy Company. We are seeking electrical engineers in different years of experiences for our large scale construction and project management consultancy project in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, RitzCarlton Hotel Company, Hotels

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Carnival Sunshine coming to Port Canveral, sets sail from new port on April 17

The Carnival Sunshine , which has been sailing out of New Orleans, is headed to Port Canveral in Florida.

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Related Topix: Carnival Cruise, Disney Cruise Line, Cruise Lines

Business Journal

Deutsche Bank will lend $1.9B to Hawaii hotel owner Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts

Deutsche Bank AG will lend $1.9 billion to Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts LP, which owns five Starwood Hotels & Resorts-branded hotels in Hawaii, beating out three other international lenders.

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Related Topix: Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services, Hotels, Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Electric Energy Online

Annual Sales of Hybrid and Electric Trucks Will Reach Nearly 105,000...

Despite government support, such as funding under the United States' economic stimulus efforts, the market for hybrid and electric trucks has struggled to expand beyond a narrow niche.

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Related Topix: Navigant International

Vancouver Sun

Photos: The 5 most desired hotel amenities

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: Hotelscom, Travel

AmericanBankingNews.com

Tripadvisor Given New $105.00 Price Target at Credit Suisse

The firm currently has an "outperform" rating on the stock. Credit Suisse's target price indicates a potential upside of 31.63% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Avvo Overcomes Lawyers' Objections, Raises $37.5M

Lawyers who don't like being rated on the Web used to sue or threaten online legal marketplace Avvo regularly, but now they've begun to view the service as a valuable tool instead of a threat, the company says.

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Related Topix: Avvo, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, VirtualTourist, TripAdvisor, Startups, Yelp

Customer Interaction Solutions

OMVS Explores Adding Oil & Gas Transportation Services

With the oil and gas industry in the U.S. enjoying a tremendously profitable renaissance, On the Move Systems Corp. is exploring the addition of oilfield transportation services to its growing slate of online travel and transportation options.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Priceline, pricelinecom, Computers, Travelzoo, Advertising

Canada Online Explorer

Survey: What hotel amenities travellers want most

In a new survey by Hotels.com , 1,000 travellers from around the world were asked to rank 33 amenities in order of how important they deemed them to be and it turns out free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast are the most important hotel amenities for visitors.

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Related Topix: Hotelscom, Travel

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