News by Industry

Travel Industry

Releases published in the last 30 days.

Page 1 of 2

Air India Hosts First Star Alliance Chief Executive Board Meeting In India
12/17/2014 7:45:33 PM
Air India played host to the first ever Star Alliance Chief Executive Board Meeting (CEB) held in India. This follows the national carrier’s joining the world’s longest serving and most comprehensive airline alliance in July this year. Speaking to both local and foreign media in New Delhi today, Rohit Nandan, CMD Air India, thanked all CEOs for travelling to India and for a …
VIA Rail Canada sets foot in China
12/17/2014 1:05:59 PM
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has signed a partnership with Hainan Airlines, the first to be concluded with a company based in China. As well, for the first time, this partnership will allow an airline company to sell VIA Rail tickets. Hainan Airlines’ ticket offices and other travel agencies will be able to combine air and rail segments and issue a single electronic ticket with …
Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow named “World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel” for fourth year in a row
Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow named “World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel” for fourth year in a row
12/16/2014 10:01:57 AM
The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow (Russia) has been named “ World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2014 ”  at the World Travel Awards at the CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla. The  hotel is operated by Carlson Rezidor, one of the most dynamic hotel groups and  the leading international hotel operator in Russia/CIS & Baltics. The five-star  Radisson Royal Hotel …
Lufthansa to offer new helicopter service from Munich
Lufthansa to offer new helicopter service from Munich
12/16/2014 10:00:11 AM
Lufthansa customers will be able to reach the ski slopes even faster this winter. A new helicopter service from Munich will commence on 1 January 2015. Lufthansa’s hub in southern Germany is the perfect departure point to reach the nearby ski resorts as quickly as possible. Whether it’s Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Zillertal, Kitzbühel, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental or other …
Toast the Season with Vintage North Jersey’s Wineries
Toast the Season with Vintage North Jersey’s Wineries
12/15/2014 2:31:25 PM
These local wineries will help you celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with stocking stuffers, presents for that special person, and, as you might have guessed, some truly “seasonal” wines. Share some holiday cheer, or shall we say, cheers , with a gift from one of North Jersey’s very own. These eight local wineries will help you celebrate the most wonderful time …
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Appoints Steven Taylor Chief Marketing Officer
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Appoints Steven Taylor Chief Marketing Officer
12/15/2014 9:49:02 AM
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announces Steven Taylor will join the company as chief marketing officer (CMO) on 5 January 2015. He will be based in the group’s corporate office in Hong Kong and report to Shangri-La President and CEO Greg Dogan. In his role as CMO, Taylor will oversee all functions across Shangri-La’s Sales and Marketing Division, including revenue …
Boubyan Bank Uses NCR Technology to Launch Kuwait’s First Mini Bank Concept
12/15/2014 9:12:11 AM
Boubyan Bank, the fastest growing bank in Kuwait, continues to change the concepts of traditional banking services with the launch of its “Mini Bank” concept for the first time in Kuwait. The Mini Bank, launched in cooperation with NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, is powered by NCR Interactive Teller, which enables Boubyan’s centrally …
Neste Oil supplies low sulfur marine fuel to Finnlines
12/11/2014 3:59:18 PM
Finnlines has chosen Neste Oil as its low sulfur marine fuel supplier to its two vessels operating in Naantali - Kapellskär route. Neste Oil will supply the product from its refinery in Naantali. "We are very pleased that Finnlines appreciates our product’s sulfur emissions reducing capabilities and has chosen our low sulfur marine fuel for these vessels. Our new marine fuel …
Christmas in the Country Trail in Warren County, New Jersey
Christmas in the Country Trail in Warren County, New Jersey
12/10/2014 10:09:17 PM
Belvidere, NJ:  December, 2014 - Christmas in the Country Trial brings together three award-winning Warren County, New Jersey farms, all within five minutes of each other. Commemorating traditions and the farms’ distinctiveness is what sets them apart as much as it brings them together.  Wyckoff’s Christmas Tree Farm, Mackey’s Orchard and Four Sisters Winery embraces ‘Holiday …
Country Christmas Along the Banks of Two Great Rivers
Country Christmas Along the Banks of Two Great Rivers
12/10/2014 11:14:19 AM
FINESVILLE, NJ: Nestled between Pohatcong Mountain and Riegel Ridge where the Musconetcong River ends it journey and joins the great Delaware River to divide New Jersey from Pennsylvania, lies an area of panoramic river views.  Huddled in the valley along the banks of the convergence of these two great rivers you will find a handful of shops offering unique, locally grown, …
TAP Portugal Improves Customer Experience with CA Technologies
12/10/2014 9:16:00 AM
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that TAP Portugal is using CA Application Performance Management (APM) to ensure the performance of critical business applications and improve the experience and quality of service provided to customers. Named the “Best Airline in Europe” by Global Traveler magazine in 2013, TAP Portugal serves more than 10 million passengers …
American Express and Airbnb announce Membership Rewards® Program Relationship
12/9/2014 2:59:13 PM
American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced a new Membership Rewards program relationship with Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company where people can list, discover and book unique accommodations around the world.  U.S. Card Members who are enrolled in the Membership Rewards program can now use Membership Rewards points for Airbnb eGift cards. …
IHG Announces Acceptance of Offer for InterContinental Paris - Le Grand for €330m
12/8/2014 8:49:38 AM
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] today announces that it has accepted the offer from Constellation Hotels France Grand SA, an affiliate of Constellation Hotels Holding Limited, to acquire InterContinental Paris – Le Grand for €330 million ($406 million1).  The terms of the transaction are unchanged from those announced on 7 August 2014.  IHG’s …
News Brief: IATA Launches Lithium Battery Risk Mitigation Guidance for Airline Operators
12/8/2014 8:42:58 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of the first edition of the Lithium Battery Risk Mitigation Guidance for Operators. This free online guidance material provides airline operators with critical information related to the safe handling and transport of lithium batteries by air. “Lithium batteries are safe to transport provided that …
Accenture Awarded Contract to Support Increased Tourism in Japan
12/8/2014 8:36:32 AM
The Japan Tourism Agency (JTA) has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a seven-month contract to provide management consulting services to help increase the number of tourists to Japan. The effort is part of the government’s initiative to attract 20 million foreign tourists in the run up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.   Accenture will present recommendations to …
Beijing International – Asia’s busiest airport – chooses SITA for passenger processing
Beijing International – Asia’s busiest airport – chooses SITA for passenger processing
12/4/2014 11:07:19 AM
Asia’s busiest airport, Beijing Capital International Airport, has once again chosen SITA to provide its passenger processing technology to manage its more than 80 million passengers. The award follows the highly successful 15-year relationship during which SITA supported the airport during the Olympic Games traffic surge in 2008. In this four-year, multi-million dollar …
Temecula 25th Anniversary
Temecula 25th Anniversary
12/3/2014 10:52:10 PM
Linkpin Realty today announced Temecula Celebrated their 25th Anniversary Monday night at Temecula’s City Hall. Temecula which boasts a population of over 100,000 citizens had quite the party which included a Large Cake, a prize wheel, and many in attendance to share stories from since the incorporation of the city back in 1989.   This party is one of a series of events …
Liberate My Life Launches New Website And Comprehensive Coaching Programs
Liberate My Life Launches New Website And Comprehensive Coaching Programs
12/3/2014 10:02:13 AM
Dr. Shawn Haywood, the creator of the Liberation Coaching Model has launched a brand new website, LiberateMyLife.com - a site aimed at hard working entrepreneurs and career driven professionals who want to achieve more freedom throughout their life. The new site combines a comprehensive range of one-on-one life coaching programs which follow Dr. Haywood’s unique and …
Delta Reservations Premium Sales and Service teams recognized by J.D. Power for Customer Service Excellence
12/3/2014 9:44:08 AM
Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE: DAL) Reservations division, Premium Sales and Service, has been recognized for customer service excellence by the J.D. Power Certified Contact Center Program. “Congratulations to our Delta colleagues in Reservation Sales for achieving the high distinction of J.D. Power Contact Center certification for our Premium Sales and Service groups,” said …
Bull Shark Season Starts in Playa del Carmen
12/3/2014 9:00:00 AM
As the winter weather settles into Playa del Carmen, the water begins to cool down which attracts bull sharks. At any given time, between 15 and 25 of these predatory hunters can be found in the ocean near the Playa Del Carmen area. Bull shark diving in Playa del Carmen is growing in popularity, because it is one of the unique times when a person has the opportunity to see …