Stocks for Cashing In on the Online Travel Boom

Of the four major players, we like Priceline and Expedia best.

“Travel agent” hasn’t yet joined the list of jobs that have faded into memory, such as “carriage operator” and “gas station attendant.” The stunning success of the companies that offer flights, hotel reservations and rental cars suggest that day may not be far off, though.

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David Milstead
Contributing Writer
David Milstead is a Denver-based freelancer who writes "Vox," a markets and investing column for The Globe and Mail, the national newspaper of Canada. Previously, he was finance editor of Denver's Rocky Mountain News until it closed in 2009.