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Jul 20, 2011

United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiaries United Airlines and Continental Airlines signed a new multi-year agreement with Travelocity that enables...

Jul 20, 2011

CHICAGO and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 20, 2011 –United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiaries United Airlines and Continental Airlines signed a new...

Jul 20, 2011
Cities are Favorite Destinations for Single Travelers

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – July 20, 2011 – If your plan this summer is to finally find that special someone, choose a sizzling city as your summer vacation destination. Travelocity teamed up...

Jul 11, 2011

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (July 11, 2011) – Travelocity’s Roaming Gnome® is flying to Cancun, Mexico for a little rest and relaxation at the Excellence Playa Mujeres. You can follow the Roaming...

Jul 1, 2011
Four Winners Each Receive a $5,000 Grant to Volunteer Abroad as Part of Travelocity’s Travel for Good Program

Southlake, Texas (July 1, 2011) –Today Travelocity’s ( Travel for Good® program announced the four grand-prize winners of its voluntourism grants contest. For...

Jun 21, 2011
Bookings Show Travelers Headed to Theme Parks, Cities and Beaches for the Upcoming Holiday Weekend

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – June 21, 2011 – Today, the first day of summer, Travelocity unveiled the top 10 travel destinations for Fourth of July. Based on bookings, the list reveals where...

Jun 20, 2011
Hotels’ Eco-Friendly Initiatives Are Weird, Wonderful and Even Wild

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – June 20, 2011 – Less wacky and more wild and wonderful, this gorgeous Hawaiian retreat invites guests to help protect the endangered local sea turtles. Linen-reuse...

Jun 14, 2011
Travel Pricing Barometer Shows Possible Spike in Airfare Ahead and the Top 10 Destinations to Find Hotel Values

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – June 14, 2011– Travelocity’s new Travel Pricing Barometer shows procrastinating may cost travelers who haven’t yet booked Fourth of July weekend air travel. It...

Jun 13, 2011
As the Roaming Gnome Makes His Way Across the Country on Amtrak, Facebook Fans Have an Opportunity to Win a Grand Travel Prize

Southlake, Texas (June 13, 2011) – Travelocity and Amtrak have teamed up to offer their Facebook fans a chance to win a luxury travel package through the “Where is the Travelocity Roaming...

Jun 6, 2011
New Look and Feel Coincides With Recent Enhancements to Flight and Vacation Package Sections

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (June 6, 2011) – Travelocity’s has launched an updated version of its homepage featuring added emphasis on the booking engine, a revamped deals section to offer travelers...

May 30, 2011
Travelocity’s Historical Data Shows Pricing ‘Sweet Spot’

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – May 3, 2011 – Travelocity’s new Travel Pricing Barometer shows right now may be a great time to find cheap flights for Memorial Day weekend. Four years (2007...

May 17, 2011

SOUTHLAKE, Texas and SAVANNAH, Ga. (May 17, 2011) – Travelocity’s iconic Roaming Gnome® will tour Savannah, Ga., this week to take in top tourism sites and attractions, and you can follow...

May 13, 2011
Booking Data Finds Families Heading to Theme Parks and Beaches this Summer

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – May 13, 2011 – With Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start to summer fast approaching, Travelocity travel experts dug into the website’s summer booking data...

Apr 28, 2011

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (April 28, 2011) – Travelocity® has signed a distribution agreement with S7 Airlines of Russia, a member of the oneworld® alliance, and will offer the airline’s full...

Apr 18, 2011
Making Stops at Eco-Friendly Hotspots, Followers can Win Prizes throughout Earth Week

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (April 18, 2011) – The Roaming Gnome is hosting a week-long scavenger hunt, where Twitter Followers have a chance to win prizes, while finding the “greenest” hotspots...

Apr 12, 2011
Historical Memorial Day Weekend Bookings Reveal Airfare About to Heat Up for Holiday Weekend Travel

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – April 12, 2011 – Travelocity’s brand-new Summer Travel Pricing Barometer reveals that right now is likely the best time to purchase Memorial Day weekend airfare....

Apr 11, 2011

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 - IgoUgo unveiled a new London video page today to aid visitors planning a vacation in honor of the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William on April 29th. Whether a...

Apr 6, 2011

SOUTHLAKE, Texas and COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 6, 2011) – Travelocity’s iconic Roaming Gnome® will tour South Carolina this week to take in top tourism sites and attractions, and you can...

Apr 4, 2011
Executive appointments position Sabre Holdings group for accelerated growth

Sabre Holdings, the world's leading travel technology company, has appointed Hugh Jones, current president and CEO of Travelocity, to president of Sabre Airline Solutions. He...

Mar 24, 2011
Popular Mobile Travel Application Sees 60 Percent of Hotels Booked on Same Day of Hotel Stay

SOUTHLAKE, Texas - March 24, 2011 – Travelocity’s iPhone application, one of the first introduced by an online travel company, now helps on-the-go travelers find discounted hotel rates in...

Mar 21, 2011
Travelocity Breaks Down Vacation Package Deals by Date and Destination

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – March 21, 2011 –The first full day of spring is finally here and Travelocity knows travelers nationwide are scouring the web for deals to celebrate. One of the best...

Mar 18, 2011
Leading Online Travel Community Predicts More Than Half of Travelers Will Use Video to Plan Trips by 2012

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 –, one of the world’s largest online travel communities, announced the official launch of its new video feature today, offering travelers a unique way...

Mar 14, 2011
Will Power New Hotel Booking Option

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (March 14, 2011) – Building on its industry-leading distribution capabilities, The Travelocity® Partner Network has signed a contract with leading travel search engine...

Mar 10, 2011
Companies Team Up to Link Worldwide Supply Partners in Key Destinations Like Las Vegas and the Carribbean

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (March 10, 2011) – Travelocity and Hotel Booking Solutions Inc. (HBSi) have enhanced the way hotels link their systems to Travelocity for seamless rate and room management...

Mar 9, 2011
Upper Class Suite, Four Night Hotel Stay at Stake

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (March 9, 2011) – It is official: The Travelocity Roaming Gnome® has booked his flights to London, on Virgin Atlantic Airways, for the royal wedding. He and his friends at...