Category: Travel

Foxwoods Resort Casino to Add Karting Experience to Diverse Roster of Adventure Tourism Attractions

Resort Partners with On Track Karting to Create World-Class Indoor Karting Center MASHANTUCKET, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#25YearsProud–Today, Foxwoods® Resort Casino announced the next step in its evolution as the Northeast’s premier full-service resort destination: a high-performance, European-style indoor karting center. The track, which will feature dramatic elevation changes and hairpin turns, is set to join the recently …

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China Stresses Cooperation For Global Tourism Boom

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — China has launched a new world tourism organization to push for cooperation in boosting tourism globally. The World Tourism Alliance, a global network linking non-governmental players in the industry, was established in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China on September 12, 2017 during the 22nd General Assembly of the United …

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Thousands More Canadian Passengers Heading to Orlando Melbourne

Porter Airlines adds two new nonstop flights to MLB from Windsor and Ottawa MELBOURNE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FlyMLB–Orlando Melbourne International Airport’s (MLB) upgraded customs facility will soon be welcoming thousands of more Canadian visitors to the region thanks to an announcement today from Porter Airlines. In addition to the seasonal nonstop flights from Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport …

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Interstate Hotels & Resorts’ Aaron Greenman Set to Speak at HOT. E. Conference in London

ARLINGTON, Virginia and LONDON, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts –– a leading global hotel management company of franchised branded and independent hotels and resorts – announces Executive Vice President of Acquisitions & Development for EMEA, Aaron Greenman’s attendance and speaker participation in the 2017 HOT. E. Conference taking place in London, 26-27 …

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Global Top 100 City Destination Ranking – London among the Top 5 Cities

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#africa–Global market research company Euromonitor International will present for the first time at the World Travel Market (WTM) London, the highly anticipated Top 100 City Destinations Ranking report, now incorporating global travel trends. Ahead of the release of the full city destination ranking on November 7, 2017, Euromonitor International reveals today insights on how …

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Wyndham Worldwide Recognized in Europe and North America for Corporate Social Responsibility; Releases Annual CSR Report

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In addition to a half decade of recognition in North America by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) is for the first time being named a socially responsible leader in Europe through the FTSE4Good Index Series. FTSE4Good measures the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social …

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ILG Completes Securitization of Vacation Ownership Notes

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ILG, Inc. (Nasdaq: ILG) announced today that it has completed a term securitization transaction involving the issuance of $325 million of asset-backed notes. VSE 2017-A VOI Mortgage LLC, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Vistana Signature Experiences, Inc. (“Vistana”) issued these notes in three tranches: $240 million of Class A notes rated AAA/AAA with an interest rate of 2.33%; …

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Apple Hospitality REIT Announces October 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 October 2017. The distribution is payable on October 16, 2017, to shareholders of record as of October 4, 2017. Based …

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Agilysys Provides Property Management Software to Hospitality School to Promote Practical Learning

ALPHARETTA, Ga. & LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, and The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), today announced that Agilysys will provide their innovative rGuest Stay property management system for instructional use at the institution. This partnership which includes installation, training and support, will …

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Smiths Detection is Supplying the Latest Technology for ECAC Standard 3 EDS Upgrade at Frankfurt Airport

Advanced hold baggage scanners offer flexible, more complex detection capabilities WIESBADEN, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smiths Detection is providing the latest hold baggage scanning technology to support the upgrade to ECAC Standard 3 explosives detection systems at Frankfurt Airport. Awarded by the Procurement Office of the Federal Ministry of the Interior in Germany, the contract includes 35 x …

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Kings Dominion Welcomes Park Guests With Mvix Digital Signage

STERLING, Va., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Located less than 30 miles north of Virginia’s capital Richmond, the 400-acre amusement park is consistently ranked among the best in the country. They see over 2 million visitors annually and manage over 60 rides and attractions, including 13 roller coasters, a 20-acre water park, and an annual …

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World Largest Plant Maze Settled in Dafeng of Jiangsu

YANCHENG, China, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Now the largest plant maze in the world is Heiner Indre Plant Maze in France, covering a land area of 40,000 square meters. But this will be changed by the Seven-color Flower Field Hawaii Plant Maze in Dafeng of China. The Seven-color Flower Field Hawaii Plant Maze was officially …

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Total Access Travels Highlights Ocean Isle, NC Travel Tips

OCEAN ISLE, N.C., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Total Access Travels knows what’s what when it comes to special places to visit in Ocean Isle, N.C., especially as the summer months are winding down and cooler weather begins to arrive. As a leader in the vacation industry, Total Access Travels understands that vacationers seek out …

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GlobalMedic & Sunwing volunteers pack aid for Cuba

MONTREAL, Sept. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – Hurricane Irma is the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic, with wind speeds of up to 300km/h recorded.  On September 8th Irma made landfall in Cuba, causing significant damage to the Cayos that lie off the northern coastline. Many local people are still without power and many are yet …

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Elvis Presley’s Graceland to Host First-Ever Holiday Concert Weekend December 15-16, 2017

Elvis in Concert, Gospel Greats, All-Star Band and Live Symphony Orchestra to be Featured in Three Unprecedented Concerts Celebrating Elvis Presley and the Christmas Season MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#elvis—Elvis Presley’s Graceland® has announced the very first holiday concerts ever to take place on the Graceland campus, featuring Elvis live in concert and on the big screen, …

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The Parking Spot Introduces Tiered Benefits to Its Spot Club® Program

CHICAGO, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Parking Spot, the nation’s largest owner and operator of near-airport parking properties, has announced a new tiered structure for its Spot Club rewards program. Spot Club members can now earn the ability to unlock even more savings, receive priority customer support, redeem points for travel perks such as car …

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WestJet and Hong Kong Airlines announce code-share

CALGARY, Sept. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – WestJet and Hong Kong Airlines announced today that they have entered into a code-share agreement which sees Hong Kong Airlines placing its HX marketing code on WestJet-operated flights. The two carriers are building on an existing interline agreement put in place earlier this year. “We welcome Hong Kong Airlines …

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Members of THE Club at Diamond Resorts Experience True Irish Hospitality

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Diamond Resorts International®, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, provided members of THE Club® the opportunity to experience the rich culture of the Irish countryside with a Club Experience Event at East Clare Golf Village. Every detail of the weeklong experience was expertly planned before members arrived at the …

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