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Expedia stock heads for worst day in six years as competition from Google looms over online travel agencies

Expedia stock heads for worst day in six years as competition from Google looms over online travel agencies

Online travel agency stocks plunged Thursday after Expedia’ latest earnings report revealed a struggle to contend with changing search-engine dynamics as well as trouble with some of its brands. See more: Expedia stock drops after disappointing earnings The results came alongside disappointing numbers from fellow online-travel player TripAdvisor Inc. …

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Space Coast Office of Tourism fills two key management vacancies

CLOSE Brian Blanchard is the Space Coast Office of Tourism’s new deputy director. (Photo: PROVIDED PHOTO) Space Coast Office of Tourism has filled two key vacancies in its executive ranks. Brian Blanchard has been named deputy director of tourism, succeeding Bonnie King, who retired from the Office of Tourism on June 30 after 32 years. Blanchard begins …

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U.S. travel industry urges Washington to reauthorize tourism body Brand USA | News

Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:10 a.m. CDT (Reuters) – Some 15 executives from companies associated with the tourism industry, such as American Express and Marriott , have urged the U.S. government to renew federal funding of Brand USA, which promotes the United States as a travel destination. The country has seen slower growth in tourism …

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Travel conference TBEX brings promise of tourism, exposure for Billings | Enjoy Billings

John Wanamaker, a Philadelphia merchant and an early adopter of marketing in the 1900s, said half the money he spent on advertising was wasted. “The trouble is, I don’t know which half.” Wanamaker would have benefited from tracking pixels, search engine optimization, keywords, hashtags, and the slew of online tools the digital world offers advertisers. …

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Charity Stewart Selected New Space Coast Office of Tourism Marketing Director |

Charity Stewart Selected New Space Coast Office of Tourism Marketing Director |

will begin her new duties beginning Sept. 16 Space Coast Office of Tourism Executive Director Peter Cranis announced the selection of Charity Stewart, above, as the TDO’s new Tourism Marketing Director. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Space Coast Office of Tourism Executive Director Peter Cranis announced the selection of Charity Stewart as the TDO’s new Tourism …

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India- Increasing Tourism in Asia Pacific to Drive the Hotel & Hospitality Management Software Market

(MENAFN – Straits Research) To establish a place in the competitive e-market, it has become imperative for the hotels to build a correct IT infrastructure for thehotel management systems . With the increasing tourist arrivals in the region, it will increase the burden of hotel management operations such as booking reservations, transactions overload, restaurant and …

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