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15 of the best hotels in Texas, from old school luxury in San Antonio to Wild West vibes in Fort Worth

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Every room at Rancho Pillow is vibrant, colorful, and wholly unique. Rancho Pillow Texas is a big state with cosmopolitan cities, cowboy culture, and white-sand beaches. Major cities and towns have great hotels, from luxurious splurges to quirky, affordable properties. We compiled the best hotels across Texas in places like Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and Marfa. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky They...
Tags: Google, Texas, Washington, Trends, Austin, Dubai, Marriott, Dallas, Miami, Tripadvisor, Houston, Gulf of Mexico, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Expedia, Gulf

Here's how to find cheap flights in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Israel Aerospace Industries Save on air travel by booking directly with airlines or online travel agencies. Comparing prices and having flexible dates can also help you find cheaper flights. Booking flights through airlines directly can often get you better rewards and customer service. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Finding a flight is often the first step in booking any well-deserved vacation. H...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Trends, Delta Airlines, Alaska, Delta, United, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, United Airlines, Expedia, Priceline, Momondo, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest

Is Remote Work a Thing Now?

My son recently announced that the small law firm website design company he works for will be giving up their trendy office space in Vancouver’s Gas Town and permanently moving to a remote work environment. He was ecstatic, as he LOVES working from home. But my husband (a school teacher near retirement) insists that most workers prefer the sociability of a traditional face-to-face workplace and that despite expert predictions, remote work won’t be a serious thing after the pandemic. It made me w...
Tags: Law, US, Mit, Davis, Manhattan, Vancouver, Legal Technology, Legal Marketing, Expedia, Rutgers University, Choudhury, Harvard Business School, Jesse Gregory, Business School, Practice Of Law, Nicholas Bloom

Reopening stocks from airlines to cruise operators are getting hammered as Delta strain drives surge of infections

Airline stocks struggle Monday. Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana via Reuters Shares of cruise operators and airlines were hit Monday as COVID-19 infections ramp up worldwide. Carnival, American Airlines and Expedia were among the stocks that slumped on worries of new virus infections. The CDC on Monday warned travelers to avoid going to the UK because of rising infections. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of airlines, cruise operators and other travel companies slumped Monday ...
Tags: Cruises, Florida, UK, Cdc, France, US, Trends, Markets, Opec, Hawaii, Delta, Marriott, Flights, Boeing, Carnival, Southwest Airlines

How to Come Up With a Winning Restaurant Name

You wouldn’t expect to eat a fantastic cheeseburger at Duchess’s Victorian Tea Room. You’re not likely to get a stack of pancakes at Vicky’s House of Fries. What’s in a name? Everything. One important thing to keep in mind, restaurants need names that sum up the dining experience your customers will have. For example, your name may tell people they’ve chosen a Middle Eastern or Italian restaurant, or Chipotle Mexican grill. What is a good name for a restaurant? Some of the best restaurants ha...
Tags: California, Washington, Toronto, Sales, Startup, Mario, Expedia, Poole, Henry, New York New York, Spago, Providence Rhode Island, Vicky, Abilene Texas, Richmond Station, Restaurant / food service

I've been on more than 15 cruises and just got back from Royal Caribbean's 7-day voyage. Here's how to have the best possible experience while traveling at sea.

Halee Whiting. Halee Whiting Halee Whiting, 32, is a frequent traveler and cruise enthusiast - she even got married on one. She recommends working with a travel agent, getting insurance, and bringing a portable laundry bin. Here's her advice for new cruise-goers, as told to freelancer Jamie Killin. See more stories on Insider's business page. I'm a frequent cruise-goer and travel blogger with my own hotel sales consultation company.I've cruised more than 15 times - includin...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Paris, Bahamas, Expedia, Royal Caribbean, Nassau, Barbados, Jamie Killin, Halee Whiting Halee Whiting Halee Whiting

4 Fake News about the State of OTAs post-COVID-19 | By Matthieu Mauguin

With the slow reopening of international travel, most of the larger online booking platforms, led by and Expedia, have finally decided to turn their billion-dollars marketing power engine back on. This thunderous comeback ought to put Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) back in the spotlight after a long, pandemic-induced, slumber. For the better but also for the worse.
Tags: Travel, Expedia, Fake News, Matthieu Mauguin

United States: Online Travel Update: Hopper Introduces Price Freeze For Hotels; Expedia Aims To Be One-stop Shop Cruise Agency; Tripadvisor Launches Tripadvisor Plus; A Federal Appeals Court Overturns 1-800 Contacts Decision - Foster Garvey

This week's Update features a number of important stories, including details of Tripadvisor's official launch of Tripadvisor Plus in the United States and an important update on the 1-800 Contacts FTC enforcement action. Enjoy.
Tags: News, United States, Tripadvisor, Expedia, Garvey, Shop Cruise Agency, Federal Appeals Court Overturns, Tripadvisor Plus

'You have got to be kidding me': Why did a Florida man get two blue Joe Jonas hands from Expedia?

A Florida man received two Joe Jonas hand replicas in the mail and is looking for some answers. They appeared to be from Expedia.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, Usa Today, Joe Jonas, Expedia

Short-term rental firms hone in on safety rules after alleged rape

Vrbo and Tripadvisor are reviewing how hosts transfer keys after a Bloomberg investigation into violent crimes at Airbnb listings.
Tags: Bloomberg, Radio, Rape, Airbnb, Tripadvisor, Rentals, Expedia, Vrbo, Lockbox, Select, Violent Crimes, Short-term Rental, Property Portfolio, Entrance Codes

People: Larissa Vince Leads London TBWA

LONDON – TBWA London has tapped Larissa Vince as the agency’s new CEO. CEO Sara Tate will leave the agency at the end of the summer to become a consultant and leadership coach. Vince worked for nine years at Saatchi & Saatchi, latterly as Managing Director where she was responsible for overseeing client relationships with Direct Line, Britvic, Oracle and GSK. Before being promoted to MD, Vince ran business development for Saatchi & Saatchi and for Publicis Communications. During that time, th...
Tags: London, Advertising, Unilever, Britain, People News, Nissan, Expedia, Branding, Vince, GSK, Tate, Omnicom, Sara Lee, Saatchi Saatchi, TBWA London, Fallon London

The 6 best car rental companies based on important factors including pricing, locations, and cancellation policies

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alamo; National Car Rental; Enterprise; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider As travel picks up but social distancing remains a priority, travelers are prioritizing road trips. If you don't own a car, car rentals are trusted options with competitive pricing and many locations. Here are the best rental car companies based on pricing, locations, cancellation policies, and more. Table of Contents: Masthead ...
Tags: Europe, Budget, Cdc, US, Trends, United States, Airbnb, Volkswagen, Hertz, Expedia, Priceline, Alamo, Thrifty, JD Power, Turo, Paul Oswell

Here's What's in the Six Antitrust Bills That Could Finally Break Up Big Tech

After two years of investigations and a 30-hour debating session on the House floor, the US House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to pass a sweeping six-bill package collectively meant to reign in Big Tech’s massive market power. Read more...
Tags: Ios, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Science, Technology, Instagram, US, Companies, Netflix, House, Computing, App Store, Hakeem Jeffries, United Airlines, Expedia

10 stunning Sedona hotels with breathtaking mountain views, wellness programs, and Southwestern style

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Sweeping Red Rock views abound from Hilton Sedona Resort. Sedona, Arizona has iconic red rock buttes, pine forests, winding creeks, and swimming holes. Sedona is also home to many hotels, from southwestern-style to resorts with sweeping vista views. We compiled a list of top-rated Sedona hotels encompassing all budgets and types of properties. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky I'll neve...
Tags: Cdc, US, Trends, Hilton, Amara, Steve, Expedia, Southwest, Phoenix, Sedona, Red Rock, Flagstaff, Oak Creek, Mol, L Auberge de Sedona, Sedona Arizona

I booked a crowd-free private jet-like experience for $99 on JSX - here's why I can't stop recommending it

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. JSX promises no crowds, private terminals, and jets with business class legroom. JSX For my first post-pandemic flight, I chose the regional airline JSX to avoid airports and crowds. JSX is a lot like flying private; it feels elite, posh, and is much easier than traditional flights. JSX looks very expensive, but it's not. The experience cost me just $99 to fly between LA and Vegas. Table of Contents...
Tags: Texas, California, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Dallas, Tsa, Las Vegas, Houston, Oakland, Orange County, Jetblue, Expedia, Southwest, Phoenix, Scott

Wary travelers are shifting back to travel agents for post-pandemic adventures

Since the advent of the Internet, travelers have been sidestepping travel agents and doing their own trip bookings for the sake of convenience and lower cost. But in this time of pandemic, an interesting shift has taken place. “People who had booked their trip with online agencies like Expedia discovered that there was not a lot of information communicated about COVID and cancellations – and refunds – when the pandemic shut everything down,” says Christi Kennelly, an Arizona-based luxury leisure...
Tags: Travel, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Hawaii, Arizona, Las Vegas, Expedia, Tahiti, Roam, Kennelly, Placerville Calif, Christi Kennelly, Frosch International Travel, Cindy Glaab, Hill Travel

Expand Your World (Luvvie’s Travel Essentials) – Episode 22 of Professional Troublemaker

This week on Professional Troublemaker, I’m re-airing an episode sharing all my travel favorites. I travel a lot for work and for play. Travel can be fun, but when you do it a lot, it can be taxing on the body and mind. That is why it’s important to travel well, with as many things to minimize your inconvenience and optimize the circumstance. But after more than a year of sitting in my house with my auntie robe, and after I got the COVID vaccine a few weeks ago and ventured out into the wor...
Tags: Travel, Podcast, Humor, Tsa, Expedia, Global Entry, American Airlines, Luvvie, Professional Troublemaker, TravelLuvv

The ultimate guide to the public relations industry, from pay and hiring to growth areas

Expedia sought PR help to prepare for post-pandemic travel. Mike Coppola/Getty Images PR has been a relatively bright sector as clients seek help communicating in the pandemic. The field is also changing, with new interest from private equity firms and a focus on proving performance. Insider compiled this industry guide for people looking to grow their PR business or break into it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The public relations industry is going through big ch...
Tags: Media, Advertising, US, Trends, Public Relations, Weber Shandwick, Ikea, Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, Edelman, Accenture, Expedia, SoFi, WPP, Nordic, SPAC

What it's like to visit Little Island, NYC's newest public park built as an artificial island off Manhattan

Brittany Chang/Insider Little Island, New York City's newest public park, opened on May 21. The park was primarily funded by the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation. "What I've heard Mr. Diller say often is that the park just transports you to Oz," Celine Armstrong, Little Island's project executive, told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York City is already known for its landmark attractions like the Empire State Building, Statue of Liber...
Tags: Google, Real Estate, New York, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Hurricane Sandy, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, Diane Von Furstenberg, IAC, Andrew Cuomo, West Side Highway, Wall Street Journal, Expedia, Central Park

Your ultimate guide to vacation rentals, including the top sites to search, how to book, and the best rentals across the US

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Vacation rentals are an attractive and sometimes cheaper alternative to hotels. Below, we outline the best vacation rental companies, plus how to book and key policies to consider. We've also included guides to the best vacation rentals in the US, from California to Maine. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With the CDC declaring travel in the US safe for full...
Tags: Florida, London, California, Cdc, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, New York City, US, Trends, Maine, Hawaii, Connecticut, Portland, Hilton, Marriott

The hotel website you didn’t know you had. | By Thomas McDermott

Today, we’re talking about… Your hotel Google My Business listing. The little box that turned into a website. It started out harmless enough. You remember that little Google My Business listing that connected your hotel to google maps. It’s unrecognizable today. What was once no more than a simple directory listing with a link back to your website is now Google’s central hub for your hotel, aggregating reviews, pricing, even things to do nearby. At six pages, it’s hard not to call it a ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Expedia, Google My Business, Thomas McDermott, Fort Lauderdale Carlsbad, Bogota Visit Tambourine

Delta/Air France/KLM: Fly Business Class From JFK To Select Cities In England, Northern Ireland, And Scotland From Just $1,010 Or 65.7K Hybrid Points Round-Trip!

Bookable via Also bookable on Priceline, Orbitz or Expedia or direct from the airline. Limited seats are available on each date. Use a card like Sapphire Preferred, Ink Preferred, or Sapphire Reserve to earn 2-3 Chase points per dollar spent and get free trip cancellation/interruption insurance, travel accident insurance, luggage insurance, trip and luggage delay protection, and more! Delta, Air France, and KLM […]
Tags: Deals, Amex, KLM, Expedia, England Northern Ireland, Delta Air France KLM, Delta Air France, International Flights, Sapphire Reserve, Priceline Orbitz

Billionaire media mogul Barry Diller calls cryptocurrencies a 'con,' and says price forecasts are 'nutso'

IAC Chairman and veteran investor Barry Diller. Michael Seto/Business Insider Barry Diller, veteran investor and IAC chairman, called cryptocurrencies a "con" during a CNBC interview on Friday. Price calls of "$40,000, $12,000, whatever," on crytocurrencies is "nutso talk," he told the "Squawk Box" program. Diller made his comments during this week's crash in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that was stoked by regulatory concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. C...
Tags: China, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, AT&T, Vimeo, Crypto, IAC, Fox Broadcasting, Cnbc, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Expedia, Con, People s Bank of China, Liu

Business leaders like Snap's Evan Spiegel and Barry Diller are conflicted about the App Store as Tim Cook takes the stand

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel. Getty Barry Diller said Apple overcharges "in a disgusting manner" on its App Store. Spiegel said Snap is "happy" to pay the 30% fee and said the firm wouldn't exist without Apple. The comments come as Apple defends itself in a trial that focuses on if its App Store is a monopoly. See more stories on Insider's business page. Business figures are split on Apple as CEO Tim Cook testifies in an antitrust trial focused on the App Store.In separate interviews with...
Tags: Apple, Cook, News, California, Trends, Snapchat, Epic, Tim Cook, Retail, Evan Spiegel, App Store, Cnbc, Expedia, Tech Companies, Diller, SPIEGEL

Media mogul Barry Diller ripped AT&T's WarnerMedia-Discovery merger, saying the company should be 'dead and buried by now'

Barry Diller, Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia, Inc., speaks at the Wall Street Journal Digital conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake IAC chairman Barry Diller called the WarnerMedia-Discovery merger the "great escape" for AT&T. He made the comment during an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box." "It's the power of monopoly," he said. "Ma Bell should be dead and buried by now." See more stories on Insider's...
Tags: Media, Disney, Trends, Discovery, Netflix, AT T, IAC, Cnbc, Expedia, Wall Street Journal Digital, Diller, Barry Diller, Expedia Inc, Mike Blake, David Zaslav, Laguna Beach California

Four Seasons Adds Two New Properties in Southern Italy

Four Seasons hotels are known around the world for their attention to detail and luxurious, yet discreet, accommodations. The Canadian company will now add two more hotel choices in Italy—in Sicily and in Puglia. San Domenico Palace Taormina (Booking | Expedia | website) came under the Four Seasons umbrella in 2020 after the company stepped...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Italy, Expedia, Sicily, Puglia, Accommodations, Southern Italy, Four Seasons Adds Two New Properties, Puglia San Domenico Palace Taormina

HotelRunner Recognized as Top Connectivity Provider by Expedia Group

The Expedia Group Connectivity Partner Program recognizes and rewards top connectivity providers for maintaining high-quality software connections and helping lodging partners grow their business on the Expedia Group platform. HotelRunner, the leading sales channel management platform and B2B network, today announced their status as an Elite Connectivity Partner, the highest designation available in Expedia Group's Connectivity Partner Program. The Expedia Group Connectivity Partner Prog...
Tags: Travel, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Expedia Group, Expedia Group Connectivity Partner Program, Elite Connectivity Partner, HotelRunner, Elite Connectivity Partners, Lisa Chen, Global Lodging Connectivity Solutions, Ali Beklen Founder, HotelRunner HotelRunner, Expedia Group ™ Media Solutions Expedia

Expedia And Joe Jonas Team Up To Extend A Helping Hand To Travelers

As Americans look to brighter days ahead, today, Expedia® launches its Travel Companions Report in collaboration with singer, songwriter and actor, Joe Jonas. The report uncovers 80% of American adults feel stressed at the thought of booking international trips, and 60% state they need a helping hand when booking travel compared to pre-COVID. And so, Expedia and Joe Jonas are teaming up to offer travelers an actual Helping Hand to help reduce stress as they make their way back out there.
Tags: Travel, Joe Jonas, Expedia, Joe Jonas Team

Apple battles with Epic Games as Twitter advises on privacy rules: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.    Battle royale commences Apple’s court fight with Epic Games, maker of Fortnite, began yesterday in California, kicking off a battle royale that could decide the future of the App Store and the $100 billion app economy...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, California, Advertising, Epic, New York Times, Joe Jonas, Jonas, Expedia, Caitlyn Jenner, Golden State, Tim Sweeney, Danny Trejo, Yahoo Answers

Odd brand swag alert: Expedia gives away 3D-printed replicas of Joe Jonas’ hand

The hands will be painted blue and numbered, as the online travel agency attempts to reconnect with travelers.
Tags: Advertising, Joe Jonas, Expedia