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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 …
SAP to Acquire Concur, Expanding the World’s Largest Business Network
9/19/2014 8:46:59 AM
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and Concur Technologies, Inc. (NSDQ: CNQR) today announced that SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire Concur. With more than 23,000 customers, 4,200 employees and 25 million active users in over 150 countries, Concur is the leader in the multi-billion market for travel and expense (T&E) management software. With …
ITT’s Veam brand and Danish Railway DSB complete connector upgrade to keep railcars running into the next decade
9/17/2014 6:38:36 PM
ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) and its Veam and Cannon brands are announcing the completion of a connector upgrade project with Danish Railways (DSB) at 2014 InnoTrans.  ITT Veam and ITT Cannon blue-generation FRCIR series and CA Bayonet connectors made it possible to maintain the well-established reliability of DSB railcars, helping ensure safe transportation across Denmark. …
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 …
Swiss International Air Lines orders up to 25 A320neo
Swiss International Air Lines orders up to 25 A320neo
9/17/2014 6:31:33 PM
Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has announced that SWISS, a member-airline of the Group, will expand its A320 fleet with a firm order for 15 A320neo aircraft, plus an additional ten of the type to be confirmed at a later stage. The fuel-efficient NEO-fleet will gradually renew and replace SWISS’ existing fleet of A320 Family aircraft. “Our decision to go with the …
Inmarsat and Thales conclude GX Aviation Reseller agreement
9/17/2014 6:26:11 PM
APEX EXPO - Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed Thales , the leader in inflight entertainment and connectivity, as a Value Added Reseller for GX Aviation. Inmarsat and Thales expect that launch customers for GX Aviation, Inmarsat’s game-changing high-speed broadband connectivity, will be able to offer …
Bombardier First to Deliver Honeywell’s High-Speed “Jetwave” Connectivity Hardware for Business Jets
9/16/2014 11:22:33 AM
Bombardier Business Aircraft will be the launch business aircraft manufacturer for Honeywell Aerospace’s ;(NYSE: HON) JetWave Ka-Band satellite connectivity system.  Honeywell’s JetWave hardware exclusively supports Inmarsat’s forthcoming Jet ConneX* (JX) service which, when it goes live in 2015, will provide business jet passengers with high-speed, in-flight connectivity …
News Brief: World Passenger Symposium to Address Needs of Travelers in Next Century of Air Travel
9/16/2014 9:04:52 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will host the fourth annual World Passenger Symposium ( WPS 2014 ), 15-17 October in San Diego, California. More than 700 high-level delegates from airlines, global distribution systems and travel technology providers, airports and travel management companies are expected to attend the event.  “2014 marks a century of …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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, …
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 …
SITA optimizes ground handling at Bahrain International Airport
SITA optimizes ground handling at Bahrain International Airport
9/9/2014 11:10:37 AM
Bahrain Airport Services Co. (BAS) has selected air transport IT specialist, SITA, to automate staff rostering and allocation at Bahrain International Airport in a new five-year deal. SITA’s resource management system will help the ground handler achieve its objective by increasing the efficiency and productivity of its airport staff. Salman Saleh Al-Mahmeed, Acting Chief …
Do Good Have Fun™ Excels in Mobile Phone Car Mount Market with New 3M Brand Dashboard Adhesive
Do Good Have Fun™ Excels in Mobile Phone Car Mount Market with New 3M Brand Dashboard Adhesive
9/8/2014 10:00:00 AM
Mobile phone car mount  distributor, Do Good Have Fun™, sells one of the longest and best selling universal compact car mounts on Amazon. In addition to being an Amazon best selling universal cell phone car mount, it continues to be a leading Amazon iphone 5 car mount and is prepped as an upcoming  Apple iPhone 6 car mount  as well. The Do Good Have Fun™ cell phone car …
The Ritz-Carlton Debuts First Social Film Series; A Ritz-Carlton Reserve Adventure
9/8/2014 9:31:02 AM
This week on our social media channels, we introduce our first social film series: A Ritz-Carlton Reserve Adventure. www.facebook.com/ritzcarlton Each day this week on our social media channels, we will feature a clip from the new social film series, leading up to a full reveal of the entire film. The story is centered on a woman named Alice and her travel adventures. The …
World’s Busiest Airport Upgrades to Saab’s Latest Collaborative Decision Making & Efficiency Tool Suite
9/8/2014 9:27:02 AM
Defense and security company Saab has received a contract renewal from the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation to expand its Aerobahn airport surface management platform in use at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This will bring a number of new and advanced products and tools to the ATL airport operations community that will further enhance the …