Category: Travel

Hawaiian Pilots Ratify New Contract

63-month agreement raises pay, improves retirement plans, and protects retiree healthcare HONOLULU–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hawaiian Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), have ratified a new five-year, three-month contract worth $1.2 billion and containing 42 percent more value than the existing pilot working agreement (PWA). Of the 97 percent of the pilots who …

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MNC Land and Hyatt to Bring First Park Hyatt Hotel to Indonesia

Park Hyatt Jakarta to combine country’s rich heritage with modernity JAKARTA, Indonesia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PT MNC Land Tbk (MNC Land) and Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced plans for the first Park Hyatt hotel in Indonesia, which will be located in the heart of Jakarta at MNC Center, Kebon Sirih. Expected to open in the first …

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Hilton Appoints Chief Customer Officer

New Position Will Further Strengthen Hilton’s Leadership in Innovation and Delivering Exceptional Guest Experiences MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has named Jonathan (Jon) Witter as Chief Customer Officer. In this newly created role, he will oversee the Global Brands, Marketing, Loyalty & Partnerships, IT and Strategy teams. Witter has extensive background in these functional areas, most …

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BCD Travel Announces Recipients of Its Leading International Immersion Program into the Corporate Travel Industry

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BCD Travel today announced the names of three recent university graduates chosen from hundreds of applicants globally for its highly selective, internationally recognized Management Associate Program. On March 22, the MAP was named one of the top three Graduate and Trainee Recruitment Programs at the European Excellence Awards. Offered in collaboration with the Association …

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Ocean Park Inn Chooses Agilysys rGuest® Solution Suite to Strengthen Operations and Enhance Guest Service

Boutique Beachfront Property Implements Next-Generation PMS, Payment Solutions ALPHARETTA, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq:AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced that Ocean Park Inn in San Diego has selected Agilysys’ next-generation cloud-based rGuest® Stay property management system and the rGuest® Pay payment solution to strengthen operations and enhance guest …

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Six Flags Fiesta Texas Debuts Colorful New Mardi Gras Festival and Parade March 24

Park Transformed for New Orleans Style Celebration SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Six Flags Fiesta Texas, celebrating its 25th anniversary season is thrilled to launch a spectacular event, the all-new Mardi Gras Festival and Parade. Each operating day—March 24 through April 30—the park will be transformed into a Texas-style version of downtown New Orleans complete with beautifully adorned …

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Tourico Holidays Partners with loveholidays

UK’s Leading Online Travel Agency Bolsters U.S. and Caribbean Hotel Inventory as Demand Grows LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tourico Holidays, the world’s fastest growing wholesale travel brokerage company, today announced a new distribution partnership with loveholidays, the fastest growing online travel agency in the UK. The London-based travel company specializing in matching consumers with their dream holidays will …

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Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. to Hold Annual Meeting of Stockholders

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXEA, LEXEB) will be holding its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at approximately 8:00 a.m. M.D.T. at the corporate offices of Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc., 12300 Liberty Boulevard, Englewood, CO 80112. The record date for the meeting is 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on …

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Explore Panama with the All-Inclusive Adventure Package at Los Establos Boutique Inn

Enjoy Panama with new All-Inclusive package that includes daily choice of activity DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#EliteIsland—Los Establos Boutique Inn, with its new All-Inclusive Adventure Package, makes it easier than ever to discover the nature lover’s paradise of Panama. Set in the midst of a lush coffee plantation in Boquete, and surrounded by emerald-green mountains, blue …

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Mesa Airlines Announces Paul Foley’s Return to Executive Management

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mesa Airlines, Inc. announced the return of Paul Foley to the Company’s executive management team. Foley will serve as Executive Vice President, and will oversee Flight Operations Recruitment, Training, Safety/Security, Crew Planning and Aircraft Scheduling. Foley will work closely with Chief Operating Officer John Selvaggio, maintaining the Company’s relationships with United Airlines and American …

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JetBlue Brings Culinary Empire Milk Bar to Its Mint Premium Experience

JetBlue Mint gets sweeter serving renowned Chef Christina Tosi’s iconic Milk Bar cookies, green juice and bagel rounds as premium service grows coast to coast NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced the introduction of its newest JetBlue Mint partner, New York City-based Milk Bar, which celebrates both Milk Bar’s irresistible culinary treats and the …

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Traditional Techniques Re-Envisioned with Modern Design The Traditional Handicrafts of Fukushima x Junko Koshino New Collaborative Products

FUKUSHIMA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fukushima Prefecture: Sharing the Intense Technical Skills and Historical Beauty of Fukushima’s Handicrafts Fukushima Prefecture is home to many traditional handicrafts, woodworking techniques, and folk crafts, passed down from generation to generation, including traditional Aizu lacquerware, Aizu woven cloth, and Miharu Hariko (traditional dolls created with a papier-maché technique). These traditional handicrafts that …

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Picaboo, New Photo Exchange Application from AnchorFree, Bypasses Cloud Storage for Secure and Private Photo Sharing

Users now can instantly share hundreds of photos securely without uploading them anywhere MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#VPN—AnchorFree, the global leader in consumer security, privacy and internet freedom, today announced Picaboo, a free secure and private photo sharing app for Android and iOS smartphones that allows users to instantly share hundreds of photos with one click, …

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Maritime Museum of San Diego Innovative, Engaging and Educational San Salvador Exhibit and Pacific Heritage Tour Continues Across Southern California

Be part of history as the full-scale replica of explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s San Salvador, the first European vessel to explore California’s coast, makes her next voyage to Santa Barbara and Newport Beach, California SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sail across the centuries and be part of history when the full-scale replica of the first European vessel to …

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ILG, Inc. To Host Investor Day

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ILG, Inc. (Nasdaq: ILG) today announced that it will host an investor day in New York City on Thursday, May 25, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m. (EDT). Craig Nash, Chairman, President and CEO; William Harvey, CFO; Sergio Rivera, President and CEO of the Vacation Ownership Segment; and other senior members of the executive team …

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IMG Destinations Club, a Multi-Site Vacation Club in Northeast Brazil, Selects Interval International

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interval International, a leading global provider of vacation services and an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), announced the affiliation of IMG Destinations Club, a multi-site vacation club in northeast Brazil. Its portfolio comprises seven mixed-use properties situated throughout Rio Grande do Norte, a state with more than 250 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline. …

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Flexjet Wins Five Cleveland ADDY Awards for Advertising Excellence

Flexjet’s In-House Marketing Team Lauded for Superior Creative Accomplishments CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ADDYAwards—Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the world’s most luxurious fleet of private jets, has received five 2016 American Advertising (ADDY) Awards at the American Advertising Federation (AAF)-Cleveland annual Awards Show. The ADDYs are the advertising industry’s largest and most prestigious competition, honoring creative excellence …

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