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Expedia, Travelocity, other online travel companies will pay SC municipalities $ 4.4 million | News

About 30 million tourists descend on the Palmetto State each year, enjoying lavish seafood dinners and pricey plantation tours. But the largest chunk of their vacation budget, according to the most recent report, is spent on sleep. A whopping $ 3.1 billion was spent on hotels in South Carolina in 2016. Budget-savvy tourists often lean …

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Travelocity wins Md. high court tax battle with state comptroller

“In sum, Travelocity facilitated the right to occupy a hotel room or rent a vehicle during the audit period, but did not acquire ‘title or possession’ as required for a ‘sale’ under the Tax Code Section 11-101 (i), and is therefore not liable for the tax, ”wrote Judge Michele D. Hotten for the majority. (File …

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Terry Jones on Starting Travelocity.com and Innovation

Terry Jones, Founder of Travelocity.com I recently spoke to Terry Jones, who is the founder of Travelocity.com, He led the company as President and was Chief Executive Officer from its founding until May 2002. Previously, Jones served as Chief Information Officer at Saber Inc. Jones is managing principal of Essential Ideas, a consultancy he co-founded …

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Travelocity First Online Travel Agency to Introduce Free Concierge Service

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Jan. 14, 2013 / PRNewswire / – With peak booking season in full swing and Spring Break around the corner, Travelocity today announced a new concierge service free to any customer who books a dynamic flight + hotel vacation package. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/AQ36162LOGO) “This new benefit for Travelocity customers enhances the value of our …

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Travelocity Relaunches Travel for Good Grant Program for “Voluntourist” Hopefuls

DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2015 / PRNewswire / – Travelocity® is not only committed to making it easier for people to follow their travel dreams, but also wants to inspire them to travel for good. While most Travelocity customers travel for vacation or business, an increasing number of people are traveling to make a difference outside …

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Travelocity Survey Finds Majority Of Memorial Day Travelers Plan To Travel By Car This Year

DALLAS, May 3, 2016 / PRNewswire / – Traditionally recognized as the start of summer, the upcoming Memorial Day weekend should be recognized as the “official start of family road trip season,” according to a recent survey by Travelocity. In a survey of 1,025 Americans, nearly 40 percent (39 percent) said they are likely to …

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Kearney city council votes to pursue new Denver airline | Local News

KEARNEY – Reluctantly, Kearney is breaking off its four-year relationship with SkyWest Airline. The Kearney City Council on Wednesday acknowledged it had been a good ride, but voted 5-0 to ask the federal Department of Transportation to name Denver Air Connection as Kearney Regional Airport’s new federally subsidized airline. It was a difficult decision, given …

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Travelocity’s Gnome Is Off on More Adventures, and Wants You to Join

Wondros director Sean Thonson shot the ads in Panama, “which offered very distinct location backdrops and an oddly generic-looking downtown skyline that worked perfectly to represent world travel,” says Proof executive creative director Craig Mikes. “Aside from our inanimate gnome, this campaign used no talent or on-camera principals — even the roaming gnome’s voice was …

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