As expected, the solid earnings reports from Priceline and TripAdvisor, have lit a torch under...

|By:, SA News Editor

As expected, the solid earnings reports from Priceline and TripAdvisor, have lit a torch under sector players such as Ctrip (CTRP +1.3%), Expedia (EXPE +2.2%), Travelzoo (TZOO +2.8%), Orbitz (OWW -0.6%), and Kayak (KYAK +3.5%) in early trading. The general theme is the online travel business is stabilizing as it adjusts its model to dialed-down expectations in Europe and Asia.