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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, the world's largest and fastest growing car sharing service, today announced a mobile strategy that will provide instant, anywhere access to its vehicle fleet from members' mobile devices. In the first phase, Zipcar will launch a mobile version of its web-reservation site, enable text message options, and announce a partnership with uLocate Communications to create a robust GPS enabled Zipcar widget that will allow members to find and reserve vehicles from their favorite mobile device. "Zipcar offers universal membership to the largest and most varied car sharing fleet in the world," said Scott Griffith, CEO of Zipcar. "We are seeing more personal and business members take advantage of the fact that there is a Zipcar waiting for them in more than 35 cities worldwide. Our members live a fast-paced, mobile lifestyle,... (more)

Why Cheapflights.com Doesn't Date ... Experts Agree Date Flexibility Leads to Big Savings

BOSTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Call us the anti-Paris Hilton. Cheapflights.com doesn't date and we never have. So while the Paris' of the internet search world enjoy their jet-setting single life, Cheapflights.com remains in a committed relationship to its customers, which had over 1 million visits in January (a stat that would make even Paris blush). "Being flexible with your departure date can mean the difference of hundreds of dollars in savings," said Hugo Burge, President of Cheapflights.com. "That's why dating isn't in our future." Travelers are flocking to Cheapflights.co... (more)

Marriott International Expects to Grow Earnings Per Share at Compound Annual Rate of 17 to 22 Percent Through 2008

WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marriott International, Inc. will tell security analysts and institutional investors at a meeting in Miami Beach that, assuming Revenue per Available Room (REVPAR) growth of 8 to 10 percent for 2005 and 4 to 8 percent from 2006 through 2008, it expects earnings per share (EPS) to increase at a compound annual rate of 17 to 22 percent through 2008, excluding earnings from its synthetic fuel investment. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030605/MARRIOTTLOGO ) The company will say that it expects to increase its market share with ... (more)

From Ferraris on the Riviera to Canoeing in Croatia - 33 New Crystal Adventures Focus on Active, Individual and Authentic Experiences

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Strap in behind the wheel of a Formula 1 race car in Monte Carlo. Explore the Balkan Mountains, the Greek Isles and the hilltop villages of Southern France on a 4x4 off-road adventure. In keeping with its penchant for enriching adventure ashore, Crystal Cruises is debuting its most dynamic collection of Mediterranean Crystal Adventures in 2006. With 33 new shore tours, travelers are promised unique experiences in treasured destinations. From May through November 2006, the ultra-luxurious, award-winning Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity e... (more)

Auberge Resorts Announces the Acquisition of Esperanza Resort

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Auberge Resorts, a leading resort investment development and management company, today announced that the company and partners The Levy Organization, a real estate development company led by pioneering restaurateur Larry Levy, and Flynn Properties, a San Francisco-based property development firm, have completed the acquisition of Esperanza, the award-winning luxury resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Auberge Resorts has operated the resort since it opened in 2002. Spread across 17 lushly landscaped acres overlooking two secluded coves on ... (more)