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

7 hrs ago | Tripso.com

10 secrets for stretching your dollar in Europe this summer

If travelers follow these rules, they can maximize savings on a dream vacation through Europe for about the same as a visit to a big US city.

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Related Topix: Dining, Travel/Tourism

15 hrs ago | Skift

Travelocity Lays Off 85 As Orbitz Takes Control of Partner Network

As Travelocity has become more and more a simple vassal of Expedia, there's little to no need for their own staff outside of marketing people.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Orbitz, Travelocity, Marketing, San Antonio, TX

23 hrs ago | Skift

Expedia Gives It's Loyalty Program a Makeover

Expedia and Orbitz, which launched a rewards program in October 2013 geared to incentivize hotel bookings, are battling for consumer loyalties and competing against one another with these new programs.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Marketing

Tue Jul 08, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Wotif Group Acquisition Positive For Expedia

Expedia , an online travel company in the United States and internationally announced the acquisition of Wotif Group on July 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Jerusalem Post

U.S. stocks open lower on Fed speculation; Dow Jones down 0.41%

Investing.com - U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday, as speculation the Federal Reserve could lower rates earlier than anticipated continued to weigh, as well as comments by International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Food, Agriculture, ADM, VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism, Venere

Skift

Expedia Takes Extraordinary Step of Denying eLong Sale Rumors

Expedia doesn't comment on rumors and speculation unless it is convenient or necessary to do so.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, VirtualTourist, Venere, eLong

Skift

The Consolidation in the Online Travel Booking Space Over the Last Two Years

While it is exciting to see the consolidation happening in the online travel booking space, the lack of new scaled startups to challenge the biggies remains a worry for anyone.

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

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bloomberg

Expedia to Buy Australia's Wotif for About A$700 Million

Expedia Inc. , an online travel-booking service, agreed to buy Australia 's Wotif.com Holdings Ltd. for A$703 million , seeking to expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Norwalk, CT

Seattle Times

Expedia to buy Australian online travel site for $658M

Online travel-booking company Expedia is buying Australia's Wotif.com Holdings for A$703 million , seeking to expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Related Topix: VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism, Venere, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Thu Jul 03, 2014

JavaWorld

MongoDB grows up -- and shows off its enterprise cred

I'm an unabashed fan of MongoDB , the only NoSQL database just about everyone has heard of.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Publishing, Media, Telecom, Forbes, Ticketmaster, Verizon, IT Services, Travel/Tourism, Online Dating

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hospitality Net

The World's Best-Reviewed Hotels: Expedia.com Releases 2014 Insiders' Select Top 100 List

Lakehouse Hotel and Resort in San Marcos, California Tops 2014 List; United States Eclipses Mexico this Year with the Most Hotels in the Top Ten -- Today Expedia.comA , one of the world's largest full-service online travel sites*, announced the ExpediaA 2014 Insiders' Selecta rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world's best-reviewed ... (more)

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Related Topix: San Marcos, CA, Best of 2007, Travel/Tourism

Hospitality Net

Frederick Wong has been appointed Vice President, Business...

TrustYou, the inventor of the Meta- ReviewTM and global online reputation management leader, has appointed Frederick Wong as its Vice President, Business Development - Asia as part of its international expansion plans and growth strategy in Asia.

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Related Topix: VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Standard

Stay and play

Staycations are here to stay, says Expedia. Figures from the online travel agency show 5 percent of Hongkongers book hotel rooms within the SAR, putting it in third place.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

Skift

Expedia and Sabre Extend Their Already Deep Relationship

When Expedia gets around to talking about acquiring Travelocity outright, the relationship between Travelocity parent Sabre and Expedia is already so close they will have no problem getting their phone calls answered.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Travelocity, Travelport

CNET News.com

Bitcoin gets buy-in from Newegg, the tech-focused retailer

Electronics retailer Newegg has begun accepting payments in the Bitcoin virtual currency, a move designed to appeal to its technically inclined clientele.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Marketing, CPU, Science / Technology, Travel/Tourism, Computers

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Business Journal

Sold for $13.5M: Downtown Bellevue development site

Goldsmith Land Investments in January 2014 announced plans for this 15-story office tower at 305 108th Ave. N.E. in downtown Bellevue.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, WA, VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism, Venere, King County, WA

Forbes.com

Key Trends Impacting Expedia's Hotel Division

Expedia is a leading online travel agency that connects travelers with travel suppliers such as hotels, airlines, cruises and car rental companies.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

Skift

The Top 16 Travel Stats To Start Your Work Week

Have you been nerding out on our travel data and stats? If so, what're you waiting for? Subscribe to the SkiftStats Twitter feed! Our daily @skiftstats Twitter feed continues to send out byte-size data points every weekday about the global travel industry, serving as a great companion to the more in-depth stories we do here on Skift.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Travel/Tourism, AirBnB, comScore

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Motley Fool

How You Can Save Your Inbox From Subscription Spam

Most of us view email as a necessary evil. You certainly need it to keep up with work, and there always seems to be those few holdouts in every family who refuse to join Facebook like the rest of the world.

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Related Topix: Email Spam, Startups, Facebook, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Travel/Tourism

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Switched

The Booking Battle: OTAs Break into the Loyalty Market

Facing steep competition from fellow booking websites, online travel agencies have been experimenting with travel rewards as a means of incentivizing consumer loyalty -- at the expense of straining relationships with the hotels with which they partner.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Orbitz, Hotelscom

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