August 9, 2001 |
Yahoo Inc. and Travelocity.com Inc., the largest online-travel service, staged a one-day sale of discounted airline tickets for American Airlines, possibly paving the way for greater use of the Web for such sales. American also offered the discount through its Web site. It's the first time a major airline has conducted a one-day ticket sale online, said Henry Harteveldt, an analyst at Forrester Research Inc.
September 3, 2003 |
InterActiveCorp on Tuesday ended an agreement between its Hotels.com unit, which sells discounted rooms on the Internet, and Sabre Holdings Corp.'s Travelocity.com, and is shifting the business to its own Expedia Inc. travel site. InterActiveCorp, which is owned by Barry Diller, stopped offering hotel rooms on Travelocity.com because it said the site breached an agreement that gave Hotels.com the exclusive right to be featured.
March 28, 2004 |
This remote Appalachian town doesn't get many visitors, but every day it sends thousands of travelers on their way. If you buy an airline ticket off the Travelocity website and need to call with a change or a question, the phone rings here. The Travelocity call center brought 250 jobs to a community wounded by the decline of coal mining, its mainstay for a century. It plugged the town's 1,500 residents into the global high-tech economy, offering the prospect of a secure future.
June 30, 2003 |
Travelers are finding that, in some instances, the less they know about the cost of a specific hotel or flight, the bigger the discount. That's because new services being offered by the large online travel companies reward consumers for bundling typically separate hotel and air bookings rather than purchasing the components of a trip a la carte. Travelocity.com, the nation's second-largest online travel company, will launch such a service today, joining market leader Expedia Inc.
March 27, 2002
* Travelocity.com Inc., the No. 2 Internet travel agency, agreed to acquire closely held Site59.com Inc. for $43 million in cash. * Coca-Cola Co. predicted its volume would grow between 4% and 5% in the first quarter, in line with expectations. But the company said unit case volume growth in North America would surpass expectations.
April 17, 2001 |
AOL Time Warner Inc., the biggest Internet and media company, said its America Online Internet service now has more than 29 million customers worldwide. That indicates the New York-based company gained 1 million subscribers in about six weeks. AOL said March 8 that the service had more than 28 million customers, and Co-Chief Operating Officer Robert Pittman said the company's businesses, from magazines such as People to Moviefone.com, were "doing great."