Category: Travel

Recreational Vehicle Market in North America 2018-2022| Installation of Solar Technology to Boost Growth| Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Automotive—Technavio analysts forecast the recreational vehicle market in North America to grow at a CAGR of more than 8% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest market research report. The installation of solar technology in recreational vehicles (RVs) is one of the major trends being witnessed in the recreational vehicle market in North …

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Bluegreen Finalizes Exclusive Agreement to Acquire the Manhattan Club, Opening a New Sales Center in the Big Apple

BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE: BXG) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive agreement to acquire inventory and, by 2021, the resort management contract at The Manhattan Club, a residence-style boutique hotel in Midtown Manhattan, just steps away from Times Square, Broadway and Central Park. In addition to significantly expanding access …

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Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services Honored with Governor Rick Scott Job Creator Award

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG), was honored at the Enterprise Florida board meeting with the Job Creator Award presented by Board Chair Stan Connally on behalf of Governor Rick Scott’s office. Airborne provides Maintenance Repair & Overhaul services at their Tampa, Florida …

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Six Flags Parks and Coasters Voted The Best by USA TODAY Readers

Theme Park Operator Claims Country’s Best Park and Best Roller Coaster Awards GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#bestrollercoasters—Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, (NYSE:SIX) the world’s largest regional theme park company, and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, today announced that once again its parks and world renowned collection of roller coasters rank as the best of …

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MetLife China and WeSure Launch Annual Aviation Accident Insurance Solutions

One Simple Click to Get Covered All Year Round SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MetLife China and WeSure, digital insurance platform owned by Tencent, jointly launched an annual aviation accident insurance product, named “10-Million All Year Aviation Accident Insurance”. Consumers need to purchase this product only once a year to enjoy aviation accident insurance coverage all year round, making …

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Diamond Valley Lake Closed to Recreation Because of Large Blue-Green Algae Bloom Covering Lake, Producing Cyanotoxins

Bloom not affecting safety, quality of Metropolitan’s treated drinking water LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Recreational activities at Diamond Valley Lake have been temporarily suspended by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California because of a bloom of cyanobacteria—also known as blue-green algae—covering the lake. All recreational activities, including boating, fishing and hiking, have been suspended at the …

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Concord Hospitality Refurbishes Homes and Distributes Meals to Those in Need Across North America During 10th Annual Share Day

Associates donate 10,000 hours of service to local communities during annual day of giving RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company employees – from front desk staff to the executive team – joined together for a day of giving known as Share Day on June 21. All 100 Concord Hospitality hotels across North America participated in …

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SunVesta, Inc. Terminates Voluntary Registration with the SEC, Announces the Inclusion of Its Costa Rican Beach Resort Project into “The Leading Hotels of the World” Collection, and Reports on Progress to Complete Infrastructure

OBERRIEDEN, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SunVesta, Inc. (“SVI” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: SVSA) today announced that it will no longer voluntarily comply with the reporting requirements of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act. SVI had been filing annual, quarterly and current reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in view of a possible public offering of its …

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts “Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet”

Commemorating the Fairy Tale Written by Hans Christian Andersen TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#art—Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host the “Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet” in commemoration of the fairy tale written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen at our All Day Dining Restaurant “Jurin” from …

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ARC Finds Air Travel Strong for Summer 2018

Cancun Tops Air Tickets Sales Again for U.S. Flyers ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ARCdata–Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) reported today that travelers flying during the summer months can expect to pay slightly less than last year. This drop mirrors what ARC sees as a larger trend in average ticket prices, posted monthly on the company’s website. Travel sold …

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AECOM strengthens commitment to corporate responsibility with launch of the Blueprint Travel Grant program

The new global impact initiative includes 25 projects spanning 15 countries and extends the company’s Blueprint for a Better World platform LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it has launched the Blueprint Travel Grant program, a corporate responsibility initiative that funds employee-driven volunteer service trips in partnership with …

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RockStar Hotels Prevails Over Hard Rock Hotels in Name Use Court Battle

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has issued a judgement in favor of RockStar Hotels and rejecting claims of trademark infringement in a suit brought by Hard Rock Hotels (Hard Rock Café International USA, Inc.), allowing the luxury boutique hotel company to continue using the name RockStar Hotels. …

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Dubai Knowledge Park Fills Growing Demand From Chinese Vocational Students in the UAE’s Tourism Sector

Growing Chinese inbound tourism, a boost in new investments and increased job opportunities in the tourism sector are enhancing Dubai’s attractiveness as an education and training hub for professionals from China. BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With the number of Chinese tourists coming to Dubai growing, it has become increasingly important to train qualified talent to serve this emerging …

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Hyatt Announces Plans for Hyatt Regency Almaty, Rahat Palace

Hotel will bring the Hyatt Regency brand back to Kazakhstan CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today a management agreement between JSC Kazakh-Austrian Joint Venture (“Rahat JSC”) and a Hyatt affiliate for the development of Hyatt Regency Almaty, Rahat Palace. Slated to open in 2019, the 292-room hotel will be managed as Hyatt Regency …

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Drunk Driving Victims Caution Others against Drinking and Driving

TxDOT’s ‘Plan While You Can’ campaign features personal stories urging drivers to plan for a sober ride AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Deputy Renae Brown thinks of 9-year-old Jade Stephens every day. She didn’t know Jade, but she feels like she does: a funny and animated young girl who once performed stand-up comedy alongside her dad and received …

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Delta Private Jets Announces Expansion With the Launch of a New Maintenance Facility at Sheltair Aviation in Ft. Lauderdale

New maintenance facility in South Florida will serve the needs of business jet owners and operators ERLANGER, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Delta Private Jets announced today that it is expanding its maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) capabilities by opening a new location at Sheltair Aviation on the grounds of the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). The new MRO …

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Apple Hospitality REIT Announces July 2018 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 July 2018. The distribution is payable on July 16, 2018, to shareholders of record as of July 2, 2018. Based …

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Hudson Group Extends Concessions Contract at Burlington International Airport

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hudson Group (NYSE:HUD), a leader in North American travel retail, today announced the City of Burlington, Vermont has approved a 10-year concessions contract extension at Burlington International Airport (BTV). As the incumbent retail concessionaire at BTV since 2003, the joint-venture agreement includes 3,182 square feet of retail space. Retail concepts represented in …

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