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Sygic unveils Sygic GPS Navigation for Windows Phone
Sygic unveils Sygic GPS Navigation for Windows Phone
1/27/2015 6:00:00 PM
Navigation trailblazer Sygic is thrilled to announce that Sygic GPS Navigation is now available for Windows Phone. This much-anticipated release places the latest in cutting-edge GPS technology, innovative design and premium Sygic amenities at the fingertips of Windows Phone users for the first time. The chart-topping Sygic GPS Navigation is now the most accessible hybrid …
50 Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson Hotels win Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015
50 Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson Hotels win Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015
1/27/2015 11:15:19 AM
TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has recognised 50 Carlson Rezidor properties across Europe, the Middle East and Africa at its TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. For the 13th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe. The hallmarks …
Marriott Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts
Marriott Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts
1/27/2015 9:41:28 AM
Continuing its rapid global expansion, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today it has signed definitive agreements to acquire the Delta Hotels and Resorts® brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) for C$168 million (approximately $135 …
oneworld is the best airline alliance for on-time flights
1/27/2015 9:26:18 AM
one world® is the best alliance for on-time flights, according to FlightStats, Inc., the leading airline industry data services and solutions technology company, which today presented one world with its Airline Alliance On-Time Performance Service Award for 2014.  It is the second time running that one world has been confirmed by FlightStats as the most punctual global …
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 …
Royal Caribbean Cruises - Receive up to $200 Onboard Credit plus 50% OFF 2nd Guest
Royal Caribbean Cruises - Receive up to $200 Onboard Credit plus 50% OFF 2nd Guest
1/24/2015 2:19:20 PM
Royal Caribbean Cruises - Receive up to $200 Onboard Credit plus 50% OFF 2nd Guest Experience the cruise of a lifetime aboard a  Royal Caribbean Cruise with up to $200 Onboard Credit plus 50% OFF 2nd Guest , great rates to the most sought-after destinations in the world. , said Thomas DeSimone, CEO CruiseDealership.com. Special Offers -  Book an Ocean View …
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 …
Siemens to supply new baggage handling system at Los Angeles International Airport
1/19/2015 3:36:14 PM
Southwest Airlines® has chosen Siemens to install a new baggage handling system in Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The project covers layout, engineering, assembly, commissioning and integration of a completely new outbound baggage screening system and a new inbound baggage handling system. The extension and conversion work will be performed during …
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, …
Disney Cruise Line - A Magical Sales Event
Disney Cruise Line - A Magical Sales Event
1/19/2015 1:32:17 PM
Disney Cruise Line - 50% Reduced Deposit on Your Disney Cruise Experience the magic of a   Disney Cruise with 50% reduced deposit, great rates and one of a kind cruise activities for children, families and adults to destinations around the world., said Thomas DeSimone, CEO CruiseDealership.com.   Disney Cruise Line Reduced Deposit Booking your next Disney …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Airbus launches A321neo with true transatlantic capability
Airbus launches A321neo with true transatlantic capability
1/13/2015 9:15:00 AM
Airbus has officially launched the A321neo with 97 tonnes Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW) having secured the first commitment from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The Los Angeles based lessor signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 30 more A321neo, upsizing its commitments at the 2014 Farnborough Airshow from 60 to 90 and becoming the launch customer for Airbus’ increased …
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, …
Pack Your Bags: American Express Travel Cites London and Santiago as Top Travel Destinations for 2015
1/12/2015 10:37:00 AM
Perennial favorites and exciting new locations are trending this year, according to customer booking data and findings from a survey of more than 200 American Express North American Travel Counselors. Topping the list of trending destinations are London, a lasting favorite enjoyed for its famous landmarks and culture, and Santiago, Chile, offering a range of experiences for …