Expedia’s expansion plans for offline channels: Expedia opens its first CruiseShipCenter (Expedia CSC) franchise location this month,

TravelTrade has an interview with Paul Brown, president of Expedia North American and Expedia Partner Services Group about Expedia’s CruiseShipCenter franchises specifically, and Expedia’s offline plans in general.


Yahoo Travel switches from Travelocity to FareChase as its default travel search engine

Erick Schonfeld at TechCrunch analyzes what led Yahoo to use FareChase instead of Travelocity for its default travel search engine. Looks like the market for price searching is heating up just as the economy begins slowing.