In Brief: Yahoo! launches cheap travel search engine

Apr 12, 2006
Yahoo! corporate headquarters

Yahoo! launched a travel search engine that will find the cheapest deal around for users.

The FareChase program will give the best price for planes, hotels and package deals under a single search effort.

"This is the first time a search engine for travel pricing and a search engine for travel experiences have come together in a single product," said Jasper Malcolmson, director of Yahoo! Travel. "The new Yahoo! FareChase will help people plan better trips with access to the most relevant real-time information," he added in a news release.

The program will also combine the Internet search engine's mapping capabilities so that users can see maps and images of their destination.

Copyright 2006 by United Press International

Explore further: Researchers produce two biofuels from a single algae

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Y Combinator known for picking winners

May 08, 2014

By late 2008, the creators of Airbnb were broke and selling cereal online to support themselves as they watched their credit card bills pile up. They made one final pitch for their fledgling company - a website where travelers ...

Yahoo unveils original online shows

Apr 29, 2014

Yahoo on Monday unveiled original online shows and new advertising options as it continued a long-running attempt to evolve into an Internet venue for premier content.

Politics test Silicon Valley's Russian ties

Apr 13, 2014

Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.

Recommended for you

Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

3 hours ago

A law enforcement campaign to compel Google Inc. to disable a feature in its popular Waze traffic app that lets drivers warn others about nearby police activity shifted Wednesday when a sheriffs' organization ...

Moving big data faster, by orders of magnitude

3 hours ago

In today's high-productivity computing environments that process dizzying amounts of data each millisecond, a research project named for "a trillion events per day" may seem relatively ordinary.

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.