International media buzz: Spanish football star Alvaro Morata whisking new wife to Seychelles honeymoon

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Feature Releases.

Seychelles appears to continue to be among the preferred choices of international football stars searching for the perfect holiday or honeymoon destination. According to the UK news site MailOnline, Spanish professional footballer Alvaro Morata and wife Alice Campello have chosen the island destination as their idyllic honeymoon getaway. This has also been reported in several • Read More »

Affinity Gaming CFO Walter Bogumil Honored as Gaming/Hospitality Financial Executive of the Year

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: The awards recognized financial executives who have made a major impact within their company, have achieved success in their company’s growth and profitability, and have shown exemplary leadership skills throughout their career. Finalists were chosen by the FEI Las Vegas Board of Directors and an independent selection committee of distinguished • Read More »

Canada’s Museum of Modern Art, Remai Modern, Announces October 2017 Opening

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canada’s museum of modern art, Remai Modern, will open to the public October 21, 2017 in Saskatoon. The launch aligns with the international trend of world-class museums opening in unexpected destinations. The inaugural exhibition, Field Guide, curated by Executive Director & CEO, Gregory Burke, • Read More »

CMG Capital to provide airplane financing through partnership with leading worldwide aircraft brokerage

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: As aircraft transactions and operations become more complex, L&L’s established sales and acquisition strategies, sophisticated research tools and global capabilities should become all the more valuable to clients.   CMG Capital will be working closely with L & L’s aviation consultants. Shawn Chemtov, Founder & CEO of CMG Capital, stated, “Both • Read More »

MIA celebrates launch of São Paulo service by Avianca Brasil

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “I commend the MIA team for continually attracting new international air service to our community,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. “It is especially encouraging to see increased service from our top international market of Brazil, which had a downturn in travel last year.” The June 26 celebration included • Read More »

Azul anuncia vuelos directos desde Buenos Aires a Cabo Frio y Navegantes

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “Deseamos ampliar cada vez nuestra presencia en Argentina, ofreciendo opciones más directas, como estos nuevos vuelos, que sumados a nuestros dos vuelos diarios a Belo Horizonte proporcionaran más comodidad y conectividad para los viajes entre los dos países”, afirma Daniel Tkacz, director de Planeamiento de Red de Azul. Cuando se • Read More »

SeaWorld Entertainment Releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: The inaugural report showcases the actions SeaWorld is taking to ensure the health and well-being of the animals in its care, rescue and protect animals in the wild, minimize the environmental impact of its operations and create a strong culture where employees are engaged and connected to the company’s mission.   • Read More »

Norwegian Joy Christened by Wang Leehom at Gala Naming Ceremony in Shanghai

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: At 167,725–gross-tons and accommodating 3,883 guests, Norwegian Joy features an innovative design, world-class finishes and amenities tailored to provide a “First Class at Sea” experience for Chinese guests, along with Norwegian’s signature cruising style that offers guests the freedom and flexibility to design their perfect vacation experience.  “After years spent • Read More »

Technology Platform Opens SDK To Allow Third Parties To Build Location Aware Services For Consumer And Enterprise Customers

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: While IoT technology allows objects to connect and be controlled via the internet, the Pixie LoT Platform allows connected objects to be situationally aware and their locations accurately mapped. Pixie is making it possible to build location-aware systems from the ground up, creating a world where everything has a digital • Read More »

Limited Millionaire Raffle Tickets Remain for July 8 Drawing

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: Tickets for Millionaire Raffle are available until 8 p.m. on the drawing date, unless sold out sooner. Ticket sales for this edition started May 2 and reached the half-sold point on June 25. Winning Millionaire Raffle numbers are randomly selected from among ticket numbers sold. If all 500,000 available tickets • Read More »

sbe Names Scott Kleckner Senior Vice President of Restaurant Operations

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: Kleckner will act as the driving force for Disruptive Restaurant Group’s growth both domestically and internationally, with a focus on licensing opportunities. Expansion plans consist of nine Katsuya, five Cleo, and two Fi’lia locations by 2020 in sought-after destinations across the US, Bahamas, and Middle East including: United Arab Emirates, • Read More »

Women’s Health Magazine And Yelp Reveal America’s “Wellthiest Cities”

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: To determine the winners, Yelp data scientists parsed how many healthy-lifestyle businesses and amenities U.S. cities offered in relation to their population size, then looked at how often people used or searched for those businesses, and how highly they were rated. Once the numbers were crunched, Women’s Health interviewed Yelp’s • Read More »

Delta Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary with Fare Sale; Prime Minister Trudeau July Sky Magazine Cover Story

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: U.S. carrier will also serve Canadian-made gourmet cookies on U.S.-Canada flights July 1 MIRABEL, Quebec, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canada today with a fare sale to and from 11 Canadian destinations. The sale was announced at an event at the • Read More »

BDRC Releases Unique Brand Advantage Rankings To Gauge Hotels’ Value-Add

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: A new index, Brand Advantage, launched by international research consultancy BDRC, provides fresh insights into the impact of a brand on a consumer’s willingness to pay more because of their emotional connection with the brand. Brand Advantage rankings are available for the US and in 19 other major travel markets, • Read More »

Cendyn debuts flagship loyalty solution for hotels at HITEC 2017

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: HHM’s Independent Portfolio of Hotels, with 12 boutique hotels in cities like New York and Key West, recently selected Cendyn eLoyalty alongside Cendyn CRM, email marketing and other Cendyn technology solutions. “Cendyn e-Loyalty helps us better serve our guests and improve the guest experience,” said Anthony Scotland, Senior Manager for • Read More »

Princess Cruises Expands Ocean Medallion™ Vacations to a New Continent and More Destinations within North America

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “With the addition of Golden Princess to the fleet of Medallion Class ships, we will make available a more personalized vacation to guests sailing in and around Australia,” said Jan Swartz, group president, Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia. “And, as we continue to enhance our ships with the Ocean Medallion, • Read More »

Boeing Senior VP Fancher to Retire After 40 Years of Service

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: In his current role, Fancher led the company-wide deployment of Boeing’s development program management system, and he structured and launched the company’s first integrated corporate function for identifying, developing and deploying program management talent. He also propelled initiatives sponsored by Muilenburg to accelerate the pace of Boeing’s vertical product development, • Read More »

Centerplate Invests in Guest Experience: Entire Management Team Completes the Cornell University Service Excellence Program

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Griswold Hospitality specializes in customer experience by establishing service and facility standards that prioritize the guest’s journey and provide a well-defined framework for employees to operate within. This provides a tool for service measurement and establishes the basis for a robust employee recognition program. Centerplate’s alignment with Griswold Hospitality positions • Read More »

LG Unveils World’s Thinnest Hotel TV

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: TORONTO, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today unveiled the LG OLED “Wallpaper” Hotel TV – a unique razor-thin display that becomes one with the wall – at the 2017 Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC). LG Electronics USA Business Solutions today unveiled the LG • Read More »

TripAdvisor Names First Travelers’ Choice awards for Rentals winners–and celebrates with a bucket-list trip giveaway

June 27, 2017 | By forimmediaterele | No Comments | Filed in: Press Releases.

Travel & Tourism Industry release: Travelers’ Choice award winners are based on traveler reviews and opinions, as well as customer service provided during the booking process. The awards recognize travelers’ favorite properties in three categories: high-end, mid-range and affordable. This gleaming modern apartment in the heart of Manchester won the affordable category, which features homes • Read More »

AT&T Offers Hotels & Institutions Free HD Entertainment Systems Starting Aug. 1

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “We’re making it easier than ever for hotels to get our TV services,” said Ed Balcerzak, senior vice president, Commercial & Connected Communities, AT&T. “Guests expect to have the same entertainment options in a hotel now as they do at home. With this offer, hotels and other properties are able • Read More »

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Awarded Gold Stevie at the 2017 American Business Awards

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this • Read More »

Royal Caribbean returns to port with Brandwatch as social intelligence provider

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: “We chose Brandwatch for their unparalleled platform stability when trying to engage and understand our most important community – our guests,” said Kara Wallace, Vice President, North America Marketing, Royal Caribbean International. “Brandwatch’s recent product releases and feature updates, along with their dedication to customer success, allows us to address • Read More »

MaritzCX and Protiviti Align to Increase Customers’ CX Program Success Rates

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: The result is MaritzCX’s research capability and technology platform to uncover CX insights combined with Protiviti’s global consulting expertise to execute on these insights throughout every department of companies that are striving to improve their customer experience. The solution addresses the spectrum of customer, process, structure, people, information and insights, • Read More »

An Auckland island in New Zealand is awarded rare international dark sky sanctuary status

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Travel & Tourism Industry release: Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says Great Barrier Island is home to a community focused on protecting and preserving its stunning natural beauty which makes it the ideal location to receive International Dark Sky Sanctuary status. “Great Barrier Island is a place of rugged beauty and untouched wilderness, and is one • Read More »