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Groupon Makes Hotel Booking Push

Groupon Makes Hotel Booking Push

CHICAGO—Groupon announced a significant expansion of its Groupon Getaways marketplace with the addition of approximately 20,000 new hotels in popular destinations around the world. The company also announced that anyone who makes a reservation at one of the approximately 20,000 ...

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Priceline Partners with Chevrolet for Hotel Bookings

Priceline Partners with Chevrolet for Hotel Bookings

NORWALK, Conn.—Priceline.com, part of The Priceline Group, announced a partnership with General Motors, launching the rollout of a priceline.com-powered hotel booking service through the new Chevrolet AppShop. The partnership will be unveiled at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. Through the ...

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Amadeus Acquires Newmarket International for $500 Million

Amadeus Acquires Newmarket International for $500 Million

MADRID—Amadeus, a technology provider for the global travel industry, announced that it is to acquire Newmarket International, a provider of cloud-based group and event IT solutions to the hotel industry, for $500 million. The addition of Newmarket, based in Portsmouth, ...

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Marriott Mobile Check-In Goes Global

Marriott Mobile Check-In Goes Global

Mobile check-in from Marriott Hotels, the signature brand of Marriott International is now available at 20 additional Marriott hotels in 19 countries including United Kingdom, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, and India. First launched at 329 hotels in the U.S. and ...

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New Service Tests and Rates Hotel WiFi

New Service Tests and Rates Hotel WiFi

Fast and reliable wireless Internet access continues to be a challenge for hotels and remains a sticking point for guests who are increasingly dependent on mobile technology. According to J.D. Power’s 2013 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study, WiFi ...

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