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France welcomes its first Hotel Indigo® to Paris’ operatic heart
France welcomes its first Hotel Indigo® to Paris’ operatic heart
9/19/2014 9:43:11 AM
InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the debut of its boutique brand, Hotel Indigo®, in France, with the opening of Hotel Indigo® Paris – Opera at the heart of the capital’s entertainment district. The new hotel marks a milestone for the brand as the 60th Hotel Indigo hotel globally, opening in the brand’s 10th …
Courtyard by Marriott and USA Football Hit The Road in Search for Inspiration
Courtyard by Marriott and USA Football Hit The Road in Search for Inspiration
9/18/2014 9:56:16 AM
Courtyard by Marriott teams up with independent nonprofit USA Football to pay tribute to individuals who contribute to youth success in its “Inspiring Greatness” recognition program. Launched last year, Inspiring Greatness will honor 28 of the most deserving youth coaches and volunteers in the country with $1,000 grants for new equipment to improve player safety – more than …
Carlson Rezidor partners with Aeroflot
Carlson Rezidor partners with Aeroflot
9/17/2014 6:35:16 PM
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group , the leading international hotel operator in Russia, CIS and Baltics, and Aeroflot, the leading Russian air carrier, are proud to announce a partnership for the Aeroflot Bonus frequent flyer programme. Members of Aeroflot Bonus can now earn bonus miles at Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels around the globe. The new partnership …
Visit Newport Beach Woos Buyers With Non-Stop Happy Hour at IMEX America 2014
Visit Newport Beach Woos Buyers With Non-Stop Happy Hour at IMEX America 2014
9/17/2014 1:38:00 PM
Visit Newport Beach, the convention and visitors bureau for the destination makes their IMEX America debut this October at this premiere incentive and meetings industry tradeshow held in Las Vegas. Not only will Visit Newport Beach exhibit at the show, but intending to bring the beach experience to the desert, a party by the shore experience will be created right in their …
Motorcycle Pirates Take Over NYC This Friday in Honour of Capt’n Kidd on Talk Like A Pirate Day
9/17/2014 11:48:10 AM
Innovative motorcycle group  Biker Entourage  is holding its Third Annual Pirate Ride this Friday. The metro area’s scurviest two-wheeled bilge rats will be riding the streets in honor of New York’s most notorious pirate, Captain Kidd, through piratey landmarks across the City. BEWARE: They have a reputation of sword fighting at Captain Kidd’s residence at Wall Street, …
2015 walking holidays in Scotland launched with 6% discount
2015 walking holidays in Scotland launched with 6% discount
9/16/2014 6:13:22 AM
About Argyll Walking Holidays has launched its 2015 program of guided walking holidays in the highlands and islands of Scotland. All holidays are offered at 6% discount to those people who book their 2015 hiking holiday before October 1, 2014. People will still get 3% early booking discount if they book before February 1, 2015. The holiday program includes hiking trips all …
Marriott International Joins The Envelope Please™, A New Initiative Created by Maria Shriver and A Woman’s Nation™ in Support of Hotel Room Attendants
9/15/2014 4:30:22 PM
A Woman’s Nation (AWN), together with Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), announced today that Marriott International will be the first partner in AWN’s The Envelope Please™ initiative, which is designed to encourage and enable hotel guests to express their gratitude by leaving tips and notes of thanks for hotel room attendants in designated envelopes provided in hotel …
Wazee Supper Club Celebrates 40 Years of Serving Denver Diners
9/15/2014 1:22:32 PM
DENVER, CO – September 15, 2014 – Wazee Supper Club , located in Denver’s historic LoDo neighborhood, is celebrating big this month with a 40th anniversary party on Friday, September 26th. The iconic restaurant will feature large Supreme pizzas all day for the throwback price of $19.74 along with $0.40 pints of Rail Yard Ale served in commemorative Wazee anniversary pint …
IHG Announces the Opening of the Staybridge Suites® Hotel for the Metro Phoenix Area
9/15/2014 12:22:26 PM
InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG ) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], announces the opening of the Staybridge Suites® Phoenix -  Chandler hotel, located close to the city of Phoenix and just a short distance from numerous prominent businesses such as Intel®, Bank of America®, Verizon® and Honeywell®. This addition to IHG’s Phoenix hotels is the second Staybridge Suites …
Do Good Have Fun™ Affirms “Best Compact Car Phone Mount for Apple iPhone 6“
Do Good Have Fun™ Affirms “Best Compact Car Phone Mount for Apple iPhone 6“
9/15/2014 11:45:27 AM
The Do Good Have Fun™ compact car phone mount has continually received rave reviews by consumers who praise it for its ultra-small form factor and ability to handle a wide variety of smartphones; various heights, widths and depths. The company’s mobile phone car mount has also come to be one of Amazon’s longest selling universal compact car phone mounts as it has time and …
Leonardo Chosen by Qunar, China’s Largest Travel Platform, for Hotel Visual Content
9/15/2014 10:22:13 AM
Leonardo Worldwide, technology and online media company for the global hospitality industry, today announced a new agreement with Qunar, China’s largest online travel platform, with over 75 million monthly visitors. Qunar has selected Leonardo’s technology to source, manage, and display high quality photos and rich media for hotels listed on its website and its regional …
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore Launches First-Ever Social Programme with WeChat To Engage Guests in Asia
9/15/2014 8:54:38 AM
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore has become the first hotel in Singapore to engage with guests in Asia via WeChat , the world’s fastest growing social application that changed the way people connect and communicate with each other.  To celebrate this new partnership, the hotel has launched a “Share and Win” campaign to encourage users to share the news of this …
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
9/14/2014 7:38:16 PM
Weihai, Shangdong, China & Wuxi, Jiangsu, China – September 13, 2014 Guangwei Group (China) and Adesso Advanced Materials (China) today signed a formal strategic partnership agreement in Weihai, Shangdong Province, China and launched the world first recyclable fishing rod made with Adesso’s Recycloset® resin technology. The two parties aim at collaborations on …
Marriott International Pledges Support for China’s Evolving Knowledge-based Economy
Marriott International Pledges Support for China’s Evolving Knowledge-based Economy
9/11/2014 6:48:42 PM
Today at the World Economic Forum’s Summer Davos Forum in Tianjin, Marriott International, Inc., a world-leading hotel group with over 70 properties in China, announced it has launched a series of educational initiatives to accelerate the country’s progress toward building a knowledge-based economy.  [Photo: Simon Cooper, President and Managing Director, Marriott …
National Conference Center in East Windsor Wins 2014 Pinnacle Award
National Conference Center in East Windsor Wins 2014 Pinnacle Award
9/11/2014 4:11:58 PM
The National Conference Center at the Holiday Inn East Windsor has been named one of the best conference centers as selected by meeting professionals nationwide, and has received a prestigious Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings . The meeting venue is proud to be one of only two conference centers in New Jersey honored with the award this year, and one of only three …
Royal Bahama Cruise Line Offers Free Cruise
9/11/2014 1:36:35 PM
Royal Bahama Cruise Line is offering a free two night cruise for a limited time.  Named Best Bahama Getaway Cruise by Porthole Magazine three times, Royal Bahama has decided to show the world how great they are, and this two night cruise is their way of doing it.   From fine dining, to nightclubs, to areas for the kids, Royal Bahama Cruise Line has something to offer …
Australian Tourism Research Reveals Why Tourism Businesses Need to Become Internet Savvy and Utilise Social Networking Sites
9/10/2014 9:29:19 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia September 2014 – Only one third of Australian tourism businesses have websites optimised for search engines, according to Google’s ‘The 2013 Traveller’, even though 84 per cent of them are online. In this day and age when technology has spawned a vast array of social networking sites and ushered in a growing online presence for businesses across the …
IHG Announces the Upcoming Opening of a Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites for Mont-Tremblant in Quebec
9/10/2014 1:02:40 PM
InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG ), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the upcoming opening of a new Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites in Tremblant in time for the 2015 winter ski season. Expected to open early 2015 and following a $3.2 million investment by the ownership, this property is located in the heart of the Tremblant pedestrian village, …
Autograph Collection to Add Stunning New Locations in Switzerland & Spain
Autograph Collection to Add Stunning New Locations in Switzerland & Spain
9/9/2014 1:23:56 PM
Marriott International, Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) today announced plans to expand its Autograph Collection portfolio in Europe with exciting new additions in Zurich, Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain. Opening next year, the one-of-a-kind hotels will represent the debut of the exclusive portfolio of independent hotels in each city. “We are delighted to announce these exciting new …
Keep clean and stay safe: WSS promotes best practice for shipboard hygiene
9/9/2014 12:07:08 PM
The focus of shipboard safety is rightly on the prevention of accidents among seafarers, through regulation, training and promotion of safety culture. But despite the attention given to such incidents, the majority of medical consultations and treatments onboard are due to medical conditions, rather than injuries. Data on infection and illness rates among seafarers are …