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Costa's Cruises Return To Genoa: Costa Diadema Sails Today

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 2:15pm

GENOA, Italy, Sept. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Costa Cruises, the leading cruise line in Europe and a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), announced that Costa Diadema will depart from Genoa today.

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  • GENOA, Italy, Sept. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Costa Cruises, the leading cruise line in Europe and a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), announced that Costa Diadema will depart from Genoa today.
  • She is the second Costa Cruises ship to return to the sea with a complement of guests.
  • "At last Costa's cruises are back in Genoa and Liguria, which has been our home for over 70 years.
  • After a series of cruises intended for the French market, from November Costa Diadema will also be moving to Savona, for 12-day cruises to the Canary Islands and 14-day cruises to Egypt and Greece.

Condor Hospitality Announces Termination of Merger Agreement With NHT Operating Partnership

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:48pm

Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE American: CDOR) (the "Company") today announced that it has terminated its merger agreement with NHT Operating Partnership, LLC, the operating partnership of NexPoint Hospitality Trust (TSVX: NHT), and certain of its affiliates, effective September 18, 2020.

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  • Condor Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE American: CDOR) (the "Company") today announced that it has terminated its merger agreement with NHT Operating Partnership, LLC, the operating partnership of NexPoint Hospitality Trust (TSVX: NHT), and certain of its affiliates, effective September 18, 2020.
  • Pursuant to its rights under the merger agreement, the Company terminated the merger agreement due to failure of NHT's operating partnership to consummate the acquisition of the Company and for material breaches of the merger agreement by NHT's operating partnership and its affiliates.
  • Pursuant to the merger agreement, the Company is entitled to receive a termination fee of $11,925,000 within five business days of its termination of the merger agreement.
  • Condor expressly disclaims a duty to provide updates to forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or other occurrences.

Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. Announces Closing of $725 Million of 5.875% Senior Secured Notes Due 2028

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:15pm

The Notes will pay interest semi-annually in arrears, at a rate of 5.875% per year, and will mature on October 1, 2028.

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  • The Notes will pay interest semi-annually in arrears, at a rate of 5.875% per year, and will mature on October 1, 2028.
  • The Notes are guaranteed by Park and certain subsidiaries of the Operating Company that guarantee the Companys senior credit facilities and existing senior secured notes due 2025.
  • Upon closing of the offering, the Companys previously announced amendments to its Revolver and $670 million term loan maturing in August 2024 became effective (the Credit Amendments).
  • Except as required by law, Park undertakes no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

BBX Capital Corporation Provides Update Regarding Trading of its Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock Pending Completion of the Spin-Off of BBX Capital Florida LLC

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:05pm

Prior to the spin-off, BBX Capital Florida LLC will be converted into a Florida corporation named BBX Capital, Inc. (New BBX Capital).

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  • Prior to the spin-off, BBX Capital Florida LLC will be converted into a Florida corporation named BBX Capital, Inc. (New BBX Capital).
  • Shareholders of the Company will also retain their shares of the Companys Class A Common Stock and/or Class B Common Stock.
  • A trade with due-bills represents an assignment of the right to receive the shares of New BBX Capitals Class A Common Stock or Class B Common Stock, as applicable.
  • There will not be when-issued trading of New BBX Capitals Class A Common Stock or Class B Common Stock.

ROAD TRIP TRAVEL TRENDS

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:32pm

Lifestyle and Travel Correspondent Amy E. Goodman has the latest in local travel trends and how to plan a safe and happy road trip for the family.

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  • Lifestyle and Travel Correspondent Amy E. Goodman has the latest in local travel trends and how to plan a safe and happy road trip for the family.
  • A recent survey by Booking.com , one of the world's leading digital travel companies, shows more than half of Americans are feeling comfortable enough to plan domestic travel in the next 6 months and they'll probably be embarking on a road trip.
  • Having a full charge on your cell phone makes for safer and easier road travel.
  • For more ideas on road travel trends, please visit betterstuffforlife.com .

TxDOT to Help Parents as Agency Reports Most Car Seats Are Used Incorrectly

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:45pm

Texans may think they know how to correctly install and use their childrens car seats, but nearly 60 percent of the time theyre used incorrectly.

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  • Texans may think they know how to correctly install and use their childrens car seats, but nearly 60 percent of the time theyre used incorrectly.
  • The campaign highlights the fact that an alarming number of car seats are being installed and used incorrectly.
  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 59% of all child car seats are being misused.
  • When child car seats are installed correctly they keep children as safe as possible during a crash, TxDOT Executive Director James Bass said.

INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Encourages Investors with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:27pm

The Schall Law Firm , a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Las Vegas Sands or the Company) (NYSE: LVS ) for violations of the securities laws.

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  • The Schall Law Firm , a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Las Vegas Sands or the Company) (NYSE: LVS ) for violations of the securities laws.
  • The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors.
  • Bloomberg reported on September 16, 2020, that Las Vegas Sands Singapore casino, Marina Bay Sands, has hired a law firm to conduct a new investigation into employee transfers of more than $1 billion in gamblers money to third parties[.]
  • The Schall Law Firm represents investors around the world and specializes in securities class action lawsuits and shareholder rights litigation.

Global E-Passport Market 2020-2024: Market is Poised to Grow by $ 27.56 Billion, Progressing at a CAGR of 20% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:24pm

The report on the e-passport market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.

Key Points: 
  • The report on the e-passport market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • The market is driven by the increasing number of air passengers, increasing number of fake passports, and regulations by ICAO.
  • Also, the e-passport market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth.

Houston Botanic Garden Officially Opens, Showcasing Bayou City’s Biodiversity in New Living Museum for Plants

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:00pm

Adding a world-class botanic garden to enhance the breadth and depth of Houstons cultural offerings has been a long time in the making, said Claudia Gee Vassar, president and general counsel of the Houston Botanic Garden.

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  • Adding a world-class botanic garden to enhance the breadth and depth of Houstons cultural offerings has been a long time in the making, said Claudia Gee Vassar, president and general counsel of the Houston Botanic Garden.
  • We believe the benefits of an extensive outdoor museum like the Houston Botanic Garden will be especially desirable at a time when so many are looking to engage with and be inspired by nature.
  • Formed in 2002, Houston Botanic Garden is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich lives through discovery, education, and the conservation of plants and the natural environment.
  • The Garden broke ground in 2019 on a 132-acre site located a short distance from downtown Houston.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide's Marriott Vacation Club, Westin Vacation Club, Sheraton Vacation Club, and Vistana Branded Vacation Ownership Resorts Launch "More Space, Happy Place" Campaign

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 2:45pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) is pleased to announce the More Space, Happy Place campaign.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) is pleased to announce the More Space, Happy Place campaign.
  • The campaign highlights the like-home accommodations that Marriott Vacation Club, Westin Vacation Club, Sheraton Vacation Club and Vistana branded vacation ownership villas offer.
  • These accommodations allowOwners, Members,and guests the ability to remain social and distant while enjoying their happy places.
  • Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global vacation company that offers vacation ownership, exchange, rental and resort and property management, along with related businesses, products and services.