Category: Travel

Global Ride Hailing Services Market 2019-2023 | 19% CAGR Projection Over the Next Five Years | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Research?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#Researchlt;/agt;–The global ride hailing services market is expected to post a CAGR of close to 19% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. A key factor driving the growth of the market is the rising use of online on-demand transportation services. The increasing use of online …

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Statement on Transport Canada Updates to Flight-Time/Duty-Time Regulations

OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) commends Transport Canada for announcing new flight- and duty-time regulations for professional pilots in Canada, through publication in Gazette II. For many years Canada’s flight- and duty-time regulations have been acknowledged by aviation industry experts as inadequate for ensuring that pilots are well-rested when they fly. Today’s long-overdue …

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Hyatt Announces Inaugural Global Day of Gratitude to Promote Colleague and Guest Wellbeing

Commitment to wellbeing brings elevated amenities and services to colleagues and guests CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced Hyatt’s first annual Global Day of Gratitude as part of Hyatt’s commitment to caring for the wellbeing of its colleagues, guests and customers. On December 12, 2018, every guest checking into a Hyatt-branded hotel and every …

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Avolon Places 11 Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft With GOL

Aircraft to be delivered from second half of 2019 DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces the placement of 11 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from its orderbook with Brazilian airline, GOL. Delivery of the aircraft will commence in the second half of 2019. Felipe Campos, Avolon Head of Latin America, commented: “We are …

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GEICO Says These 5 Tips Will Add to Your Holiday Safety

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GEICO urges you to remember five things that could add up to a safer season while you’re out running errands for the holidays: Cover your packages: Holiday shopping takes time, and you wouldn’t want your efforts to end up in the hands of thieves. Keep a blanket or drop cloth in your vehicle to …

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Hyatt Announces Plans for a Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tirana, Albania

Hyatt Regency Tirana will mark continued growth for Hyatt in Southeast Europe CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Kastrati Hotels & Tower shpk for the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Albania. The 151-room Hyatt Regency Tirana is expected to open in late 2019 …

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Dazzling Masterpieces Light up Hong Kong’s Winter Sky

The first Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival turns the city into a playground of luminous artworks HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–There is no better time to visit Hong Kong than this winter, as its skies and shores will become even more radiant than ever during the holiday season, thanks to a sparkling lineup of …

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Silver Airways Announces New Service Between Fort Lauderdale and New Bight Airport Cat Island, Bahamas

Introductory Fares from of $98* Available at silverairways.com FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Silver Airways announced that it is starting new twice weekly service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and New Bight Airport Cat Island, Bahamas (TBI) beginning February 13, 2019. To celebrate the new service, Silver is offering introductory fares from $98* available at silverairways.com …

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Hilton #1 Workplace for Diversity and Parents

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hilton has been recognized as the #1 best workplace for Diversity just one week after also being ranked the #1 best workplace for Parents by Great Places to Work. These extraordinary acknowledgements underscore the sense of family and belonging that are the foundation of an outstanding workplace culture. Hilton offers programs to help …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Unveils New Go Local Tours and Regent Choice Small Group Tours for Luxury Travelers

Cruise line curates 122 local tours for guests to visit locals’ homes, farms, workplaces, markets and studios across the world MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#RegentCruises–Today, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the world’s leading luxury cruise line, announces two shore excursion innovations designed to offer luxury travelers the most bespoke experiences in destinations around the world: Go Local Tours and …

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CDB Aviation Delivers First of Six Aircraft to TAP

Deliveries of Four A321neo and Two A330neo Aircraft to Support Portugal Flag Carrier’s Fleet Growth DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Airbus–CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), today announced that the company began delivery of a fleet of six Airbus aircraft to Portugal’s leading airline, TAP Air Portugal (“TAP”). …

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JetBlue Appoints Edward Baklor Vice President, Inflight Experience

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline™, today announces the appointment of Edward Baklor as the carrier’s new Vice President, Inflight Experience. He will join JetBlue effective January 2019 and lead the carrier’s 5,000 award-winning inflight crewmembers. Baklor comes to JetBlue from LaGuardia Gateway Partners where he served as Chief Commercial Officer responsible …

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New Parking Facility Opens at Midway International Airport

Fast Park introduces its first indoor parking facility in time for peak holiday travel CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fast Park, a leading offsite airport parking company with facilities at some of the nation’s busiest airports, has opened its first facility in Chicago, right down the road from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW). Officially open for business on December …

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ATSG Flies High in Q4 with Seven 767 Deliveries

Strong Demand Continues for Long-Term Dry-Leased 767 Freighters WILMINGTON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) announced the delivery of seven leased freighters by its Cargo Aircraft Management and ATSG West Leasing subsidiaries during the fourth quarter of 2018, pointing to continued strong demand for its converted Boeing 767 freighter aircraft. Amerijet International Airlines of …

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Visionary Seattle Marketing Exec Partners with Travel Industry Leader to Reimagine the Travel Agency Model for a New Generation with 58 Stars

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#58stars–Visionary marketing executive Mike Salvadore and longtime travel industry leader Dan Burke believe the travel agency model is prime to be disrupted. The business partners are combining their areas of expertise for this week’s launch of Seattle-based 58 Stars (http://www.58StarsTravel.com) – formerly Passport Travel & Tours – a full-service travel agency specializing in custom-crafted …

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