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Hawaii Kayaker Lucky To Be Alive

Hawaii Kayaker Lucky To Be Alive

By Lindsay McCane June 12, 2014

The Coast Guard is saying a man is lucky to be alive after he attempted to travel from California to Hawaii in a kayak. The 57-year-old man left Monterey on May 30 and planned on making the 2,400 mile journey …

Priceline To Acquire Kayak For $1.8 Billion Priceline To Acquire Kayak For $1.8 Billion

Priceline announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Kayak in a deal valued at $1.8 billion ( $40 per share of Kayak). Priceline will pay approximately $500 million in cash and $1.3 billion in equity and assumed …

Facebook Shuts-Down Kayak’s Plans to Go Public Facebook Shuts-Down Kayak’s Plans to Go Public

Just weeks ago, right before Facebook’s much anticipated initial public offering, Kayak announced that they were ready to go public in a deal that would raise as much as $150 million. The plan was to let the mighty momentum from …

Kayak Travel Search Engine Going Public Next Week Kayak Travel Search Engine Going Public Next Week
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You might remember Kayak, a popular travel search site, filed for an IPO back at the end of 2010, but poor market conditions caused them to hold off. As Robert Birge, Kayak’s chief marketing officer put it, “some companies have …

Kayak Shark Attack: Man Bullied by Great White Kayak Shark Attack: Man Bullied by Great White

Kayak shark attacks are apparently frequent enough to prompt someone to write an exceptionally helpful article about what you’re supposed to do should the situation present itself. I’m sure Joey Nocchi wished he had a copy handy when a 14-foot …

Kayak Adds Hotel Booking Option

Online travel search engine Kayak said today it is now giving users the option to book hotels directly through its website. The company will use reservation- booking partners and is launching the feature through the Travelocity Partner Network. Travelocity will …

Bing Teams with KAYAK For Flight Search
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Bing said today it is partnering with online travel site KAYAK for flight search results. Bing said the partnership with KAYAK will allow it to provide a more comprehensive travel search experience. In the coming weeks KAYAK will provide Bing …

Yapta Taps Kayak For Flight Search

Airfare tracking service Yapta said today it is partnering with travel search site Kayak to power its flight search engine.

"By introducing Kayak’s best-in-class flight search engine, Yapta members now have greater access to flight data and are able to track prices for virtually any flight in the world," said Tom Romary, president and CEO of Yapta.

TripAdvisor Flys Into Flight Search
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Online travel review site TripAdvisor has launched a new flight search engine aimed at providing travelers with information on airline ticket prices, fees for checked baggage and other services.

TripAdvisor says its search engine provides more flight choices in its search results along with direct booking links to major travel companies including Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, and nearly every U.S. airline.

Yahoo Travel Focuses On FareChase

Consider this one more example of how Yahoo does not, by any means, move quickly.  Still, the search market’s perpetual runner-up does move, and its latest change brought the FareChase travel engine into a more prominent spot.