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Expedia cuts phone fees in price war

Expedia cuts phone fees in price war

6 November 2009 Press Release Travel Technology News

Expedia has made a significant change to its service policy, eliminating all phone-based booking fees and the company will not charge phone booking fees for any flight, car rental, hotel or cruise reservation booked by phone in the US.

Texas Cities vs. PCLN, EXPE, OWW et al: A Draw at Best

Texas Cities vs. PCLN, EXPE, OWW et al: A Draw at Best

3 November 2009 Focus

Late last week, a jury in San Antonio delivered a verdict on a class-action suit against the major OTAs that was brought by around 170 cities in Texas. The verdict against Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity and Priceline is for $20M plus court imposed penalties and interest.

Travelocity plots new hotel booking deal

Travelocity plots new hotel booking deal

28 October 2009

Travelocity.com is set to announce a new, stronger hotel price guarantee and a reduction in hotel booking fees, marking the latest salvo in the battle of the online travel sites: Travelocity.com, Orbitz.com and Expedia.com.

Travelocity Shakes Things Up

Travelocity Shakes Things Up

21 October 2009 Focus

Travelocity just announced the departure of Paul Nelson who is leaving the company at the end of the year. Filling his shoes as President, Global Partner Marketing is long-time Travelocity vet Noreen Henry.

Travelocity issue first traveler confidence report

2 June 2009 Press Release Travel Technology News

Travelocity’s most recent poll shows a dramatic increase in travel intentions, indicating traveler confidence is on the rise. Travelocity’s first-ever Traveler Confidence Report shows that decreasing airfares and lower hotel rates have positively influenced 96 percent of overall respondents’ summer travel plans , inspiring stronger travel intentions for the season ahead. The Traveler Confidence Report gauges travelers’ plans and attitudes now as compared to six months prior.