DailyCandy sold for $125 million

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Mike tipped me off to a Huffington Post article last night – Comcast bought DailyCandy for $125 million – much more than the anticipated. More info found on Mediabistro’s FishbowlNY blog and more background at Conde Nast Portfolio. And according to the Associated Press, Comcast hopes to expand DailyCandy’s audience by promoting some features on […]

lots of good travel ideas

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

After a busy weekend and a day spent entirely in New York with no internet, I have so much to catch up on in my google reader and emails. And while I have been at it, I came across an unusual amount of great tips/advice, so I thought I would just post some of them. […]

planning ahead?

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

1-800-FlyEurope will extend its Fall Airfare Sale until June 30. Flights to major European destinations are starting at just $487 roundtrip (including the fuel surcharge). Fares are valid for departures between September 6-October 31. Book by June 30th by calling 1-800-359-3876 or visit FlyEurope directly. And they have some pretty decent summer deals as well.

if you can fly during the week

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

and want a cheap flight, Southwest has put on a “School’s Out Summer Sale.” Book by June 12 for travel starting in June 24 through October 30, 2008, 14 days in advance and travel on a Tuesday or Wednesday to get the lowest Web-only fare.

more than cheap flights

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

As prices and delays are continuously on the rise, it seems that the travel industry is taking steps to proactively appease today’s disgruntled traveler. Recently founded by 17-year veteran of the travel industry Dave Pelter, InsideTrip.com for example, aims to provide more than just cheap flights. It provides evaluations of what Pelter calls 12 “pain […]