Category: Travel

JetBlue Adds New Cities and Routes as It Advances West Coast Strategy

Ontario, Calif., Steamboat Springs, Colo., and Bozeman, Mont., Set to Open This Year Airline Increases Coast-to-Coast Flying as Customers Respond to Fewer Competitive Choices and JetBlue’s Leading Onboard Experience Refinement to Long Beach Schedule Positions Airline for Success in Greater Los Angeles, With Service in Four Metro Airports NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#JetBlueBNZ–JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced …

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Global Adventure Tourism Market – Launch of Low-Cost Airlines to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Entertainment–Technavio’s latest market research report on the global adventure tourism market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2018-2022. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline. According to Technavio …

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Resorts World Catskills Welcomes Jerry Seinfeld Back to the Catskills

Entertainment icon’s one-night-only performance headlines Grand Opening celebration for luxury casino resort MONTICELLO, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Resorts World Catskills, New York’s largest integrated casino resort destination, announced today that legendary comedian, creator, writer, and producer Jerry Seinfeld will perform his signature stand-up routine in its intimate 2,500 seat Epicenter on Saturday, May 12. The one-night-only show is …

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The Bardstown Bourbon Company Installs Second 50-Foot Stainless Steel Vendome Still

BBCo prepares to more than double capacity to nearly 7 million proof gallons and solidifies its position as one of the most technically advanced and flexible bourbon distilleries in the world BARDSTOWN, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#bardstown–The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) achieved another major milestone today with the installation of its second 50-foot tall, custom made, 36-inch stainless …

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Medical Tourism Global Markets and Figures 2018: Inbound and Outbound Figures for 165 Countries – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Medical Tourism Global Market and Figures 2018” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Medical Tourism Global Market and Figures 2018 examines the global background and potential, as well as investigating inbound and outbound figures for 165 countries. Unlike other reports, this does not take quoted figures as gospel, but analyses their reliability. …

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Bluegreen Vacations™ Expands Virtual Reality Capabilities With Launch of Second Bluegreen VR Experience in 2018

Springfield, Missouri follows Memphis, Tennessee as the second location offering an immersive preview of life as a Bluegreen Vacation owner BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bluegreen Vacations (NYSE: BXG) announced that the second location of its custom-built virtual reality (VR) experience will be in Springfield, Missouri. Its first VR location was launched in Memphis, Tennessee late last …

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Travelzoo Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Travelzoo® (NASDAQ:TZOO): Revenue of $30.9 million, up 9% year-over-year Operating profit of $3.7 million Earnings per share (EPS) of $0.20 Cash flow from operations of $179,000 Travelzoo, a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018, with revenue of $30.9 million …

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A Show of Stars at COEX: C-Festival 2018, Korea’s Largest Urban Cultural Event, Set to Open on May 2

– Annual mega-festival to feature seven themes of MICE content SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#2018Cfestival—C-Festival 2018, Korea’s largest urban cultural festival, is set to run from May 2nd (Wed) to May 6th (Sun) at COEX and the trade center grounds. Hosted by the Korea International Trade Association (President Youngjoo Kim) and COEX (CEO Dongwon Lee), this …

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Corporacion America Airports Announces 4Q17 YoY Growth of 7.6% in Passenger Traffic and 8.4% in Revenues

Successfully Completes Initial Public Offering Passenger traffic up 13.0% YoY in Argentina supported by positive market dynamics LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corporación América Airports S.A. (NYSE:CAAP), (“CAAP” or the “Company”) the largest private sector airport concession operator based on the number of airports under management and the tenth largest private sector airport operator worldwide based on passenger traffic, …

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Despegar.com Files its Annual Report on Form 20-F for Fiscal Year 2017

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Despegar.com, Corp. (NYSE: DESP), (“Despegar” or the “Company”) a leading online travel company in Latin America, today announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2017 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The 2017 annual report can be downloaded from …

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Wynn Resorts, Limited Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wynn Resorts, Limited (Nasdaq: WYNN) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. The results reflect the Company’s adoption of the new revenue recognition standard (“ASC 606”), effective January 1, 2018. Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to reflect the full retrospective adoption of ASC 606, with no impact …

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Naomi Pesky Named Vice President, Strategy & Stakeholder Engagement for the Metropolitan Airports Commission

MINNEAPOLIS & ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) CEO Brian Ryks today named Naomi Pesky as the organization’s new Vice President of Strategy & Stakeholder Engagement. In this newly created role that reports directly to the CEO, Pesky will create and steer multi-dimensional, comprehensive communications, engagement and marketing strategies. She will also lead organization-wide …

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From Cities to Slopes, Hilton Garden Inn Announces Expansion in Diverse Locations Around the World

Award-winning upscale brand offers travelers unique, localized accommodations in cosmopolitan, midsized and small cities MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) award-winning, global upscale brand of hotels, announces the opening of four hotels in diverse locations across the U.S., as well as Turkey and Colombia. Each new property is unique to the local area, …

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US Federal Government Authorizes Complaint Against Lowe Enterprises’ Terranea Resort Alleging Labor Law Violations, Says UNITE HERE

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to UNITE HERE Local 11, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has authorized a complaint against the Terranea Resort alleging violations of the rights of its employees under the National Labor Relations Act. Among other claims, the General Counsel found potential merit to allegations that Terranea management prohibited workers …

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LaSalle Hotel Properties Issues Statement in Response to Pebblebrook Hotel Trust’s Revised Unsolicited Proposal

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) (“LaSalle” or the “Company”) today confirmed that on April 20, 2018 it received from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) (“Pebblebrook”) a further revised unsolicited proposal to acquire LaSalle in a transaction with consideration of 0.9085 common shares of Pebblebrook per common share of LaSalle, with the option for LaSalle shareholders …

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Intent Media Continues Its Growth in Latin America by Adding 10 New Advertising and Publishing Partners

LatAm travel brands look to the data science company to improve customer experience and increase revenue NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intent Media, the data science company for the world’s leading online travel companies, today announced its continued expansion across Latin America by adding more than 10 new advertising and publishing partners in the first three months of …

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Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Releases Letter to Board of LaSalle Hotel Properties, Offers Final Merger Proposal

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$PEB #PEB–Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) (“Pebblebrook”) today released a letter dated April 20, 2018 to the Board of Trustees of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) (“LaSalle”) in which Pebblebrook provided a final merger proposal. The non-binding proposal for 100% of LaSalle’s outstanding common shares represented a higher implied price of $32.49 per LaSalle common …

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