Thursday, August 16, 2012

William Shatner's Negotiator back on duty for Priceline

Surf's up for William Shatner's Negotiator, back on duty in new Priceline ...
Washington Post
But his pants legs are rolled up and he's got a surfboard tucked under his arm. The Negotiator, ignoring entreaties to resume work, neatly manages a Priceline plug (”even faster, easier ways to save money” on travel) before dashing toward the Malibu waves.

Start-up Hopper is newest member of state's cluster of Web travel companies
The company will use the latest round of funding to continue building its travel search and vacationplanning website, expected to launch later this year, and to double its staff of about 10 people in Cambridge over the next year. “Apart from the fact ...

Travel Channel's Toy Hunter Deals Articulated Nostalgia
Wired News (blog)
Some of us, such as the star of Travel Channel's new show Toy Hunter , Jordan Hembrough, have never put down “childish things.” That phrase is in quotes because like many (including myself), toy collecting is not just for kids. In fact, can you point ...

Federal travel reimbursement rate to stay same in fiscal 2013
Washington Post
The reimbursement rate for government travel will not change in the next fiscal year, the General Services Administration announced Tuesday, quelling hotel industry concerns that the rates would be cut to reduce federal travel spending. The decision ...

Injured tourist leads warnings over balcony falls
BBC News
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) have launched a campaign to try to reduce the number of young people involved in balcony incidents. Officials said that too much alcohol was often, though not ...

BBC News

Unplug on your vacation and relax, really
“An unplugged vacation is where I completely go off the grid, preferably in a natural setting where I can get inspired and recharge,” said Jeanne Sullivan, much of whose 20-year public relations career has focused on the travel industry. She is now ...

Hungary Tourist Industry Wants Weather Forecasters To Lighten Up
Wall Street Journal (blog)
“A cold wave is coming, the weather's about to turn bad, so holidaymakers or those planning outdoor activities have nothing good to look forward to.” This is the kind of language that the Hungarian tourism destination management association or TDMSZ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Tourism Spending Increases Locally
Southern Pines Pilot
Miles acknowledged that government travel in the wake of the most recent Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) plan has been an important new market “in the past four or five years,” and has helped ensure that tourism remains a key economic driver in ...

Founded By Former Expedia Engineers, Stealthy Travel Startup ...
By Sarah Perez
Hopper, a stealthy consumer-facing travel startup in development for nearly five years so far, has closed on a $12 million Series B round of funding to grow its team in Boston. Hootsuite, BuildDirect and Wave Accounting investor OMERS ...

Beyonce Shares Fun Vacation Photos! -
By Us Magazine Team
The "Love On Top" singer posts stunning new pics from a Southwest trip with sister Solange on her Tumblr.
Us Magazine All Channel News

Stealth travel site Hopper raises $12M in funding from OMERS ...
By Harrison Weber
The site, which is launching later this year, claims to have crawled “more than half a billion pages of travel data,” with hopes of becoming the largest travel database in the world. Frederic Lalonde, CEO of Hopper: Planning a trip can be tedious ...
The Next Web

Australian tourist in Hawaii, 20, held in 16-year-old's Jet Ski death
New York Daily News
A 20-year-old Australian tourist is in jail in Hawaii on misdemeanor charges of negligent homicide, and his girlfriend is accused of covering up a 16-year-old girl's death by deleting video of the Jet Ski accident that killed her. In an Oahu courtroom ...

New York Daily News

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