Category: Travel

Tourico Holidays Data Shows Strong U.S. Hotel Market

U.S. Inbound Hotel Bookings Increase in 2016 and Trending Even Higher in 2017 ORLANDO, Fla. & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tourico Holidays, the world’s fastest growing wholesale travel brokerage company, today shared encouraging data for the United States hotel industry, revealing an 8 percent overall increase in U.S. hotel bookings in 2016, compared to the prior year …

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Hyatt Regency Redefines Airport Hotel Culinary Experience with New Restaurants

New Culinary Offerings at Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport, unity la™ restaurant, market and bar, Offer the Best Dishes from LA’s Diverse Neighborhoods LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#hyattregencyLA–Inspired by the diversity that comprises Los Angeles cuisine, Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is managed by Dallas-based Prism Hotels and Resorts, introduces three new and …

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Brand New Room Has Arrived to Breakout Games – St. Louis

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Now open in the St. Louis area: Island Escape, Breakout Games’ newest escape adventure. Breakout is full of life-sized games involving a race to break out of a locked room in under 60 minutes. The key to solving each mystery is using teamwork to follow a series of codes, puzzles and clues. Island …

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Extended Stay America, Inc. and ESH Hospitality, Inc. Announce Election of New Board Members

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Extended Stay America, Inc. and ESH Hospitality, Inc., (NYSE:STAY) (together, the “Company”), today announced that at the companies’ respective annual meetings last week the election of Thomas F. O’Toole to Extended Stay America’s Board of Directors, and Kapila K. Anand, Neil T. Brown and Steven E. Kent to ESH Hospitality, Inc.’s Board of …

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Elite Island Resorts Offering Early Access to Memorial Day Flash Sale

Exclusive access to this limited-time promotion will ensure some of the best deals of the year on All-Inclusive vacations in Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia, Tortola and The Grenadines DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#EliteIsland–Award-winning Elite Island Resorts is honoring Memorial Day by offering savings of up to 60% at a hand-picked collection of All-Inclusive Caribbean resorts. This …

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Flexjet Honored with 18th FAA Diamond Award for Excellence

Once again earns FAA’s top award for aircraft maintenance training Holds more FAA Diamond Awards than any other provider of private jet travel CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the world’s most luxurious fleet of private jets, has been awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Diamond Award for Excellence for the 18th consecutive year, …

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A4A Commends Modernized Air Traffic Control Plan in White House Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the Trump Administration for its strategic vision in outlining a plan toward achieving 21st century air traffic control (ATC) infrastructure in the 2018 budget proposal. Specifically, the 2018 budget would shift the ATC service provider function within the Federal Aviation Administration …

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Matthew Lahiff Joins JQH as GM of Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE − Murfreesboro in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. & MURFREESBORO, Tenn. & SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#JQH—John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced that Matthew Lahiff is the new general manager of the company’s Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE – Murfreesboro in Tennessee. Lahiff brings more than 16 years of hospitality management experience to the 283-suite hotel, which features the …

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Award-Winning Graydient Creative Powers Spy-Themed SafeHouse Restaurants

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Graydient Creative, an innovative digital marketing agency, today announced it has received six Horizon Interactive Awards and two Communicator Awards for creative digital work for the nationally known, spy-themed SafeHouse Restaurant & Bar. According to Shawn Spartz, director of creative, development & operations at Graydient Creative, “We are deeply honored to be recognized with …

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2015 Canada’s Best Restroom Winner Receives Positive Praise

Nominations for the 2017 contest are open now through June 16 MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In 2015, 1000 Islands Duty Free in Lansdowne, Ontario was named Canada’s Best Restroom® by Cintas Canada, Ltd., and its owner receives continual positive praise from its customers. 1000 Islands took home the Best Restroom title for its public washrooms which were …

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The Holiday Inn Chicago North – Evanston recently completed an over $15 million renovation

EVANSTON, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#domoreinnorthshore–Evanston welcomes its newest hotel, the Holiday Inn Chicago North – Evanston. The Holiday Inn Chicago North – Evanston recently completed an over $15 million renovation, taking the existing property down to its studs. This three year renovation was completed in June 2016. The family owned and operated property boasts of 159 rooms …

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Hyatt Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of 4,000,000 Shares of Class A Common Stock

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (“Hyatt” or the “Company”) (NYSE: H) today announced the pricing of the underwritten secondary offering by certain of its stockholders that are investment funds associated with The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (the “Selling Stockholders”) of 4,000,000 shares of Class A common stock of the Company pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration …

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Hyatt Announces Secondary Offering of 4,000,000 Shares of Class A Common Stock

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (“Hyatt” or the “Company”) (NYSE: H) today announced that certain of its stockholders that are investment funds associated with The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (the “Selling Stockholders”) intend to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 4,000,000 shares of Class A common stock of the Company pursuant to the Company’s …

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Clear Channel Airports Renews Contract with Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI, S.A., (Aerodom) to Provide Comprehensive Advertising Programs to Four Airports in Dominican Republic

New Five-Year Program Will Help Advertisers Reach Five Million Passengers Traveling through Aerodom’s Airports Each Year SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DOOH—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 Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI, S.A., …

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UNITE HERE Asks Anbang Insurance: Who Are You?

Hotel union asks Chinese insurer for details on ownership and business plans at its hotels in formal information request CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As Anbang Insurance Group retreats from a $4 billion deal with the Kushner Cos amidst a flurry of unanswered questions, hotel union UNITE HERE has submitted a detailed request for information that may shed light …

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JetBlue Honors Public Servants for Inspiring Humanity

JetBlue Partners With British Metropolitan Police For Eighth Annual Plane Pull at JFK Airport to Raise Awareness for the ‘Joining Against Cancer in Kids’ (J-A-C-K) Foundation In Front of An Audience of Public Service Professionals, JetBlue Debuts ‘Blue Finest’ Aircraft Dedicated to the New York Police Department NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JetBlue (Nasdaq:JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, …

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts the Exhibition of “Noh” Japanese Traditional Performing Art

Introducing Wooden Masks, Costumes from the Renowned Noh Play “Hagoromo” Feather Robe TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#art—Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host a special exhibition entitled “Enjoying Japan’s Traditional Performing Art Noh” from June 1st to 29th, 2017. This is the second consecutive year that the hotel …

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