Category: Travel

Global Post-Luxury Travel Markets report 2017 – Focus on Unique Selling Points – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Post-Luxury Travel Part II: Unique Selling Points” report has been added to Research and Markets’ offering. Luxury travel is democratising. Contemporary luxury hotels are less about price, and not just about fluffy towels, stuffy grand lounges and stiff waiters. There is a rise of more affordable luxury, with intangible experiences including time, space, …

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World Travel ‘Buzz Topics’ Report 2017 – Future-Proofing Destinations and Travel Brands against Shocks – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Future-Proofing Destinations and Travel Brands against Shocks” report has been added to Research and Markets’ offering. The travel industry is highly susceptible to external events such as Brexit and Trump, so it is critical for destinations and travel brands to stress-test existing or new markets before they invest, and mitigate risk. This briefing …

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Concord Hospitality Breaks Ground on Beaufort Hotel

Project anticipated to attract weddings, groups and travelers from around the region BEAUFORT, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, joined by representatives from the Crystal Coast Tourism Authority, broke ground yesterday on the 133-room Beaufort Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection®. The property is a joint venture between Concord and Beaufort Hospitality Enterprises. Slated to open in …

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JetBlue Issues Request for Qualifications to Developers for JFK Airport Terminal Project

— Aligned with Governor Cuomo’s Vision Plan for JFK Airport, JetBlue Sets Out to Create a World Class Customer Experience through Terminal Development — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, today released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the development of a terminal at New York’s JFK Airport. This development initiative is …

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Fibra Inn Announces Opening of the AC Hotel by Marriott in Guadalajara with 180 Rooms

MONTERREY, Mexico–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#REIT–Deutsche Bank Mexico, S.A., Banking institution, Trust Division F/1616 or Fibra Inn (BMV: FINN13, ADR OTC: DFBRY) (“Fibra Inn” or “the Company”), an internally-managed Mexican real estate investment trust specializing in the hotel industry serving the business traveler, announced the opening of the AC Hotel Guadalajara Expo, a full service, 180-room hotel. The …

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Wynn Resorts Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Date

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) announced today that it will release the Company’s financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 after the market close on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, followed by a conference call at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET). The call will be broadcast live at www.wynnresorts.com under …

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Condor Hospitality Trust to Ring the Opening Bell of the New York Stock Exchange Marking Commencement of Trading on the NYSE MKT

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CDOR), a hotel-focused real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered and incorporated in the state of Maryland, will ring the opening bell tomorrow morning at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate its listing on the NYSE MKT. The Company’s common stock will trade under its previous symbol …

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Red Rock Resorts’ Outside Shareholders Dissatisfied with Directors, says UNITE HERE

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Outside shareholders of Red Rock Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRR) demonstrated their dissatisfaction with directors at the company’s July 6th meeting of stockholders, with the most opposition shown toward the independent directors. “Red Rock shareholders are realizing that the company’s directors do not serve their interests,” said Jason Kordosky, a research analyst with UNITE …

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Lawsuit against Elvis Presley Enterprises Filed by Pritzker Hageman Law Firm

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pritzker Hageman law firm has filed a lawsuit against Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. on behalf of a client who contracted Legionnaires’ disease after staying at The Guest House at Graceland, a hotel located at 3600 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee. Attorneys Fred Pritzker, Brendan Flaherty and Ryan Osterholm, along with local counsel, filed …

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Hyatt Centric Guatemala City Officially Opens

Hotel opening marks the first Hyatt Centric hotel in Central America CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#HyattCentricExplorer—Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), in conjunction with LATAM Hotel Corporation and GHL Hotels, today announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Guatemala City, the brand’s first hotel in Central America. The 138-room hotel is located along 2nd Avenue in the heart of Guatemala …

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Seven Corners Expands into Latin America with Trip Protection Plans

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Seven Corners, Inc., an international travel insurance and specialty benefit management company, made its debut in the Latin American travel insurance market on June 19. Through a distribution arrangement with Open Insurances, Seven Corners is offering annual and per trip protection plans designed specifically for consumers in this region. Open Insurances, which has been …

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Clear Channel Airports Renews Contract with Des Moines International Airport (DSM), Providing a Cutting Edge Digital Advertising Network

New Five-Year Extension Will Help Advertisers Reach 2.5 Million Annual Passengers at the Rapidly Growing Airport DES MOINES, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DesMoines—Clear Channel Airports (CCA), a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) (NYSE:CCO), and a subsidiary of iHeartMedia Inc., today announced it has signed a new five-year partnership with annual one-year options with the Des …

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Apple Hospitality REIT Announces August 2017 Distribution

RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE) (the “Company” or “Apple Hospitality”), today announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular monthly cash distribution of $0.10 per common share for the month of August 2017. The distribution is payable on August 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of August 3, 2017. Based …

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Hersha Hospitality Trust Completes 24 Month Capital Recycling Campaign

– CLOSES ON THE SALE OF THREE SUBURBAN EXTENDED STAY HOTELS –– ACQUIRES THE WESTIN PHILADELPHIA – PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE: HT, “Hersha” or the “Company”), owner of upscale hotels in urban gateway markets, announced it has completed its capital recycling campaign with the disposition of three extended stay hotels for $130.5 million and …

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Global Car Rental Business Strategic Business Report 2017 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Car Rental Business – Global Strategic Business Report” report has been added to Research and Markets’ offering. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic …

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Hilton Grand Vacations and Blackstone Form Joint Venture to Purchase Elara, One of the World’s Largest Timeshare Resorts

Acquisition expected to be accretive in 2017 to Total Adjusted EBITDA and EPS ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) (“HGV” or “the company”) announces the formation of a joint venture with affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII L.P., which purchased Elara, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club. With 1,201 units, Elara is one …

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