Yahoo! expands travel offerings

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Yahoo! expanded its travel and local events information Sept. 16 by launching Yahoo! Lodging and Yahoo! Local Events. Yahoo! Lodging gathers content and information for hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, resorts and vacation rentals around the U.S. Content providers for the site include Fodor's, Travelocity, WorldRes, and Yankee magazine. Yahoo! Local Events pulls content and services from CultureFinder, Stagebill, Ticketmaster Online, and other partners. The two sites tie into Yahoo! Get Local, an umbrella site for local activities and events. Yahoo! also announced Yahoo! Chat has formed a relationship with consumer health site to produce weekly chats with health professionals.

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