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Sabre and Expedia Announce Expedia’s Acquisition of Travelocity
1/26/2015 9:06:35 AM
Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) today announced that Expedia, Inc. has acquired Travelocity from Sabre Corporation for $280 million in cash. The acquisition follows the 2013 strategic marketing agreement between Expedia, Inc. and Travelocity under which Expedia has powered the technology platforms for Travelocity’s US and Canadian websites …
Second Crowne Plaza® Hotel Opens in Pittsburgh
1/23/2015 9:47:00 AM
InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG ) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] announces the opening of the 199-room Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh West-Green Tree hotel, following a $4 million renovation by the ownership. At the closest IHG full service hotel to Pittsburgh, guests will enjoy modern décor and a host of preferred amenities designed to cater to the modern day business traveler. …
Exhibit Surveys CEO to Keynote Lippman Connects Large Show Roundtable
Exhibit Surveys CEO to Keynote Lippman Connects Large Show Roundtable
1/21/2015 7:00:00 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, announced today that its CEO and president, Jonathan “Skip” Cox, will be the keynote speaker at the Lippman Connects Large Show Roundtable in Philadelphia next month. What:   Evolving the Sales Process  - A Consultative and …
Meet the People at the Heart of Marriott
Meet the People at the Heart of Marriott
1/20/2015 1:49:45 PM
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) launched “Heart of the House” today, giving consumers an insider’s look at the world’s favorite travel company. The new custom-built social platform features real stories, submitted by guests and hotels worldwide, about guest service, community service, innovation, culture and recognition. The launch continues to align with Marriott …
IHG Signs First Hotel in South Korea’s Second Largest City
IHG Signs First Hotel in South Korea’s Second Largest City
1/20/2015 10:45:43 AM
InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG ), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with SiLee Ltd to develop the 268-room Holiday Inn Busan Seomyun in South Korea ’s second largest city of Busan.   Situated in Seomyun, the city’s central business district (CBD) and a short drive from the International Airport, business travellers will enjoy …
Ski for Light Celebrating 40th Annual International Ski Week at Snow Mountain Ranch
1/19/2015 2:31:56 PM
Media Contacts: Rachel Anderson, Snow Mountain Ranch 970-509-0316 RAnderson@ymcarockies.org Peter Slatin, Ski for Light 917-584-6094 PSlato@gmail.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GRANBY, CO (Friday, January 16) -   Ski for Light, Inc® will be celebrating its 40th annual International Week at Snow Mountain Ranch Sunday, January 25 through Saturday, …
Iceland sees rise in self drive tours due to recent Northern Lights photos
1/19/2015 11:06:36 AM
Sources have stated that Northern Lights self drive tours in Iceland have seen an increase due to recent photos published by the UK newspaper, Daily Mail. A selection of dazzling photos capturing the Northern Lights over the Holuhraun lava field by Stefan Brenner were published by the Daily Mail during the photographer’s trip to the Jokulsarlon glacial lake in the south …
Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives Appoints Allwyn Drego As New General Manager
1/19/2015 10:34:27 AM
Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives appointed its new General Manager, Allwyn Drego. Drego was the Hotel Manager for Shangri-La Hotel, Mumbai, India from 2012 to 2013 and the iconic Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 2013 to 2014 before joining us in Maldives. Before his career with Shangri-La, Drego was the pre-opening and opening General Manager of …
AC Hotels Brings European Style and Inspired Local Experiences to the Heart of Miami Beach with the Anticipated April 2015 Debut of AC Hotel Miami Beach
AC Hotels Brings European Style and Inspired Local Experiences to the Heart of Miami Beach with the Anticipated April 2015 Debut of AC Hotel Miami Beach
1/16/2015 10:34:35 AM
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today the expected April 2015 opening of AC Hotel Miami Beach on the 2900 block of Collins Avenue, the area that has been grabbing headlines as the trendiest destination in the city. The property, developed in partnership with Miami’s Finvarb Group, will be AC Hotels’ first property in South Florida following the lifestyle …
Sam Smith, Charli Xcx, Jessie J And Bleachers Among Performers Added To The Lineup For Rock In Rio Usa
1/15/2015 10:49:48 AM
Rock in Rio, the legendary music festival celebrating its 30th anniversary, has announced additional artists for the lineup of its first stateside edition, taking place May 8-9 and May 15-16 in Las Vegas. Over four days, the City of Rock, an open air venue located on The Las Vegas Strip, will welcome some of the biggest names in music including Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, …
Winter Driving Checklist - Everything You Need to Get from A to B in Safety
1/15/2015 4:34:08 AM
With cold weather, snow and ice on the way it pays to drive carefully and simply take more time getting from A to B. Of course, sometimes breakdowns and accidents are out of our control; and that’s why it’s so important to ensure that you’re prepared for the worst. Fortunately, the team at Hatfields Jaguar have created a Winter Driving Checklist. Here is everything your …
TenCate to supply digitally printed tent cloth to camping tour operators
TenCate to supply digitally printed tent cloth to camping tour operators
1/14/2015 3:09:18 PM
TenCate Outdoor Fabrics is to supply Rent-a-Tent - as the first camping tour operator -  with digitally printed tent cloth for bungalow tents that will be rented to camping enthusiasts across Europe. At the Camping by Night event during the 2015 Vakantiebeurs (Holiday Trade Fair), which is being held this week in Utrecht (NL), consumers can already become acquainted with more …
Point6 Expands Best Selling Hiking Tech Collection with Co-Branded Socks in Support of America’s National Scenic Trails
1/14/2015 11:16:25 AM
Steamboat, Colo. -- (Jan. 14, 2015) -- Point6 , specialists in performance merino wool and makers of the best wool socks eve r®, introduces three new styles of lightweight hiking socks, new for Spring 2015. Made from the finest merino wool and using 100-percent compact spun yarns for maximum durability and comfort, the line features co-branded designs inspired by popular …
Strong International Presence Anticipated at EXHIBITORLIVE
1/14/2015 8:00:00 AM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that several first-time international exhibitors will participate in the top-rated   EXHIBITOR LIVE exhibition and conference in March. EXHIBITOR LIVE will welcome first-time exhibitors from Canada, China, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, …
Marriott International’s Content Studio in MIPTV Spotlight
Marriott International’s Content Studio in MIPTV Spotlight
1/13/2015 4:51:15 PM
The global hospitality leader Marriott International, Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR) has been named MIPTV’s 2015 Brand of the Year in recognition of its highly innovative all-screens initiative through its global Content Studio. MIPTV 2015 will host the Brand of the Year Award for the 5th edition reflecting how video marketing and branded entertainment have become an integral …
Hilton Invites the World to Play
Hilton Invites the World to Play
1/13/2015 12:30:48 PM
Unused vacation time. Extended workdays. Forgotten holidays. Year after year and in headline after headline, it’s becoming more apparent: the world has lost its passion to play. Today Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) embarks on a mission to excite and inspire the world to play again with the announcement of a five-year strategic marketing partnership with Live Nation , the …
Inaugural flight of Air France’s new La Première designer suites
1/13/2015 9:08:36 AM
On 12 January 2015, Air France inaugurated its new La Première cabin on board flight AF254 to Singapore and Jakarta, on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. On this occasion, Frédéric Gagey, Chairman and CEO of Air France declared: “ With our new La Première suites, we intend to offer the best on the market and this is what we are highlighting today. By choosing to fly …
Survey places Northern Lights top for 2015-bucket list
1/13/2015 6:00:46 AM
Iceland’s popular natural phenomenon the Northern Lights are listed on the top spot of a recent survey conducted by GE Capital Direct 1 for the 2015-bucket list.   The Northern Lights are extremely frequent in Iceland due to its location on the cusp of the Arctic Circle. Reykjavik Excursions is offering Northern Lights tours in some of the country’s best …
Deutsche Post and Eurotours launch joint travel offer
Deutsche Post and Eurotours launch joint travel offer
1/12/2015 12:37:21 PM
Deutsche Post is going into the tourism business. Together with Eurotours, a renowned international tourism enterprise, Deutsche Post now offers its customers individual and attractive vacation packages. Eurotours will act as the tour operator in this cooperation. Under a single brand name - "Post Reisen" - customers will find a wide variety of holiday travel and city tour …
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Collaborates with Leading Healthy Chef Teresa Cutter
1/12/2015 12:09:36 PM
InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG ) has announced a partnership with Teresa Cutter, one of Australia’s leading authorities on healthy cooking. The founder of The Healthy Chef will develop a range of fresh and healthy menu options exclusively for the MICE market in Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts across Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA). Classically-trained chef, …