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Expedia's Third-Quarter Profit Jumps 50 Percent

October 30, 2014

Expedia reported robust third quarter earnings as strong hotel bookings boosted the company's profit by more than 50 percent.
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Expedia's Third-Quarter Profit Jumps 50 Percent

Accor Ups Digital To Combat Online Rivals

October 30, 2014

Accor, Europe's largest hotel group, plans to spend EUR€225 million (USD283.5 million) between 2014 and 2018 to build up its digital business in response to the challenge from online booking rivals.
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Accor Ups Digital To Combat Online Rivals

Millennium & Copthorne Profit Up On Higher Occupancy

October 30, 2014

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels' third-quarter profit rose 6.6 percent as an increase in global business travel drove occupancy and room rates.
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Millennium & Copthorne Profit Up On Higher Occupancy

Ebola Fears Hurt East African Tourism

October 29, 2014

East Africa's Serengeti and Maasai Mara safari parks are as far if not further from the Ebola outbreak in the west of the continent than much of Europe which supplies the tourists, but you'd hardly guess that from the slump in bookings.
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Ebola Fears Hurt East African Tourism

TUI, TUI Travel Shareholders Back Merger Deal

October 28, 2014

Shareholders in both German travel and tourism group TUI and British travel group TUI Travel have approved the companies' plans to merge.
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TUI, TUI Travel Shareholders Back Merger Deal

IAG Returns Fares To eDreams' French, Spanish Sites

October 26, 2014

British Airways and Iberia are posting their fares again on the French and Spanish websites of online travel agency eDreams ODIGEO , after resolving a dispute over what is included in the prices displayed.
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IAG Returns Fares To eDreams' French, Spanish Sites

eDreams Trading Suspended As IAG Withdraws Fares

October 24, 2014

Shares in online travel agency eDreams ODIGEO dropped 59 percent on the Madrid stock exchange on Friday after British Airways and Iberia said they were withdrawing their fares from three of its websites.
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eDreams Trading Suspended As IAG Withdraws Fares

Egypt's Tourism Minister Confident Of Recovery

October 22, 2014

Egypt's tourism minister hopes to revive fully one of the country's most vital industries by next April but persuading the world that it is safe to visit the ancient pyramids or Red Sea resorts after three years of upheaval is a daunting task.
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Egypt's Tourism Minister Confident Of Recovery

Lufthansa Winter Capacity To Rise 2.9 Percent

October 22, 2014

Lufthansa will offer 2.9 percent more seats for the 2014/2015 winter schedule, a slight increase on previous plans for a 2 percent increase.
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Lufthansa Winter Capacity To Rise 2.9 Percent

InterContinental Posts Strong Q3 Revenue Rise

October 21, 2014

InterContinental Hotels Group posted its biggest quarterly rise in room revenue in more than two years, powered by growth in all four of its regions.
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InterContinental Posts Strong Q3 Revenue Rise