Travel

EDITION Announces Eight Anticipated New Hotel Openings Across The Globe By The End Of 2022

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:27pm

Conceived by hotel visionary and cultural icon Ian Schrager and Marriott International, the brand also benefits from Marriott\'s global scale and operational expertise.

Key Points: 
  • Conceived by hotel visionary and cultural icon Ian Schrager and Marriott International, the brand also benefits from Marriott\'s global scale and operational expertise.
  • Every EDITION hotel is unique, reflecting the social and cultural milieu of the time and place of its creation.
  • The end result offers the best of dining and entertainment, modern luxury services and amenities "all under one roof.
  • The Madrid EDITION will be the second EDITION Hotel in Spain, following the successful opening of The Barcelona EDITION in 2018.\nPlanned to open in early 2022, The Tampa EDITION will become the fifth US property from EDITION Hotels.

Inflatable Sleeping Pad for Camping & Backpacking Receives Accolades

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:51pm

b'FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hyke & Byke is pleased to reveal that its recently launched sleeping pad for camping and backpacking has made a promising start in Amazon.

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  • b'FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hyke & Byke is pleased to reveal that its recently launched sleeping pad for camping and backpacking has made a promising start in Amazon.
  • Many Amazon shoppers have already recommended this camping mattress pad for camping, backpacking, hiking, and bike packing.
  • Ultralight backpacking, bouldering, and camping are hobbies, a mindset, and a way of life that we want to share with everyone," said a senior spokesperson from Hyke & Byke spokesperson.\nThe sleeping mattresses from Hyke & Byke are available in standard and ultralight sizes.
  • Also, with its single-side rapid air discharge valve,the product deflates quickly.\n"Super compact and light sleeping pad with exceptional comfort and pad thickness.

Hotel Melby, Tapestry Collection by Hilton opens in Melbourne, Florida

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:31pm

Much like the Melbourne community, Hotel Melby is eclectic, vibrant, engaging and historical.

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  • Much like the Melbourne community, Hotel Melby is eclectic, vibrant, engaging and historical.
  • With plans for global expansion, every Tapestry Collection property is united by the reliability that comes with the Hilton name, in addition to the benefits of the award-winning Hilton Honors program.
  • In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide.
  • Clients and partners include AT&T, Hotel Cormorant, The Hotel Melby, MasterCard, Mack-Cali Realty, The Carlyle Group, Lincoln Property Company, Benchmark Hospitality, Shorenstein, and Station Casino\'s.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation Announces First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

b"ORLANDO, Fla., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC) will report financial results for the first quarter 2021 after the market closes on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

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  • b"ORLANDO, Fla., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC) will report financial results for the first quarter 2021 after the market closes on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
  • A conference call is scheduled to follow at 8:30 a.m.
  • ET on Thursday, May 6, 2021 to discuss the company's results.\nParticipants may access the call by dialing (877) 407-8289 or (201) 689-8341 for international callers.
  • The conference ID for the recording is 13717532.\nMarriott 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.

Cunard's Captain Christopher Wells Retires after 20 years with the Line, and Awarded Rank of Commodore

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 8:30am

b'VALENCIA, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cunard Captain, Christopher Wells, is retiring after a stellar 20 year career with Cunard, part of 30 years spent working across Carnival Corporation cruise lines.

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  • b'VALENCIA, Calif., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cunard Captain, Christopher Wells, is retiring after a stellar 20 year career with Cunard, part of 30 years spent working across Carnival Corporation cruise lines.
  • In recognition of his outstanding service he has been awarded the rank of Commodore.\nCunard Captain Christopher Wells retires after a 20-year career with Cunard.
  • We thank him for the enormous contribution he has made to Cunard, in a highlight packed career, and wish him an equally successful retirement.
  • Cunard is a proud member of World\'s Leading Cruise Lines, a part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the largest cruise vacation company in the world.

Deutsche Hospitality is pooling its Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts and Jaz in the City brands to create a new Upscale Segment

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 4:55pm

In the future, the traditional Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts brand and the lifestyle brand Jaz in the City will be combined to form the new "Upscale" Segment.

Key Points: 
  • In the future, the traditional Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts brand and the lifestyle brand Jaz in the City will be combined to form the new "Upscale" Segment.
  • Going forward, our Steigenberger Icons, Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts, Jaz in the City, IntercityHotel, MAXX by Steigenberger and Zleep Hotels brands will be divided up into Luxury, Upscale, Midscale und Economy Sectors.
  • During his time at Deutsche Hospitality, he has already made a major contribution to the development of the Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts brand.
  • The portfolio of Deutsche Hospitality currently includes almost 160 hotels on three continents 40 of which are in the pipeline.\n'

GHA Announces WellHotel® Accreditation for Hotels Serving Wellness and Medical Travel Guests

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

b'WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program is pleased to announce its new accreditation programs for hotels seeking to enhance the guest experience and safety protocols for wellness and/or medical travel guests.\nGHA has developed two accreditation programs: WellHotel for Well-being and WellHotel for Medical Travel.

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  • b'WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program is pleased to announce its new accreditation programs for hotels seeking to enhance the guest experience and safety protocols for wellness and/or medical travel guests.\nGHA has developed two accreditation programs: WellHotel for Well-being and WellHotel for Medical Travel.
  • GHA WellHotel is committed to providing hotels with a comprehensive set of best practices to assist in building trust and confidence on the part of guests seeking a medical or wellness destination.
  • The seal achieved for hotels through accreditation supports wellness and medical travelers looking for a safe, high-quality wellness destination while offering an excellent guest experience.
  • "\nThe GHA Wellhotel Accreditation Program offers these key highlights:\nBuilding trust, confidence and comfort for wellness tourists or medical travel guests through a third-party review and trusted GHA WellHotel seal.\nAttraction by guests in new niche markets to increase room bookings and length of stay.\nValidation of the hotel\'s cleanliness and safety and instilling peace of mind that proper cleaning and sanitation is a hotel priority.\nValidation that safety protocols are in use for guests and staff.\nAttraction for bookings through wellness travel agents and medical travel facilitators.\nProviding assurance to medical travel and wellness guests that the hotel identifies and supports the cultural, dietary, religious, handicapped access, and other unique needs of the guests/patients.\nIncrease in guest satisfaction for wellness tourists and medical travel guests.\nWell-being and medical travel packages provide an opportunity for organizations to increase TRevPAR.\nThe application and accreditation process are completed conveniently online and include access to the accreditation handbook and online training.

IMG Says 71% of U.S. International Travelers Are Planning to Travel Abroad in 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 2:30pm

b'- IMG\'s Future of Travel Survey collected responses from their U.S. members with past international travel experience (42% of respondents reported 3+ international trips per year)\n- Survey results reveal travel insights such as willingness to travel internationally, importance of safety precautions, and motivating factors to travel again\nINDIANAPOLIS, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --International Medical Group (IMG), an industry-leading international medical insurance, global assistance, and travel insurance company, released results from its Future of Travel Survey, which gauged U.S. members\' (past international travelers) overall willingness to travel internationally in 2021 as well as their opinions on the importance of safety precautions.

Key Points: 
  • b'- IMG\'s Future of Travel Survey collected responses from their U.S. members with past international travel experience (42% of respondents reported 3+ international trips per year)\n- Survey results reveal travel insights such as willingness to travel internationally, importance of safety precautions, and motivating factors to travel again\nINDIANAPOLIS, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --International Medical Group (IMG), an industry-leading international medical insurance, global assistance, and travel insurance company, released results from its Future of Travel Survey, which gauged U.S. members\' (past international travelers) overall willingness to travel internationally in 2021 as well as their opinions on the importance of safety precautions.
  • Among several key takeaways and future travel trends, the survey revealed increased confidence towards travel, reporting that 71% plan on traveling internationally in 2021.\n"With vaccines becoming more readily available and cities, countries, and businesses continuing to reopen, people are beginning to take their anxiously awaited leisure getaways and planning for even more travel later this year," said IMG\'s Chief Commercial Officer, Amanda Winkle.
  • "The pent-up desire to travel combined with the success of the U.S. vaccination rollout is driving increased booking behavior and IMG is prepared to protect our members\' trip investments and health as they embark on their long-awaited trips.
  • "\nOf the 71% of respondents planning to travel internationally in 2021, 49% plan to embark on their first trip abroad before September:\n'

AIDA Cruises to Offer New Sailings in Greece from May to October

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 9:20am

b'ROSTOCK, Germany, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AIDA Cruises today announced it will offer new cruises in Greece from May 23, 2021, with 7-day cruises departing from Corfu and traveling through the Greek islands to Crete and Rhodes, as well as to Katakolon (Olympia) and Piraeus (Athens).

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  • b'ROSTOCK, Germany, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AIDA Cruises today announced it will offer new cruises in Greece from May 23, 2021, with 7-day cruises departing from Corfu and traveling through the Greek islands to Crete and Rhodes, as well as to Katakolon (Olympia) and Piraeus (Athens).
  • 31, 2022.\nCruises in other destinations are unfortunately not possible at this time, with AIDA canceling the remaining voyages of April through May.
  • More information and a detailed list of canceled cruises can be found at www.aida.de/reisehinweis .\nAIDA Cruises wishes for all guests to enjoy their planned AIDA vacation.
  • Thanks to the travel offer on the Canary Islands and in Greece, AIDA can offer all affected guests attractive alternatives.\nAll AIDA cruises until summer 2022 can be booked at travel agencies, on the Internet at www.aida.de , and at the AIDA Customer Center.\n'

Corporación América Airports Files its Annual Report on Form 20-F for Fiscal Year 2020

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 9:56pm

Corporacin Amrica Airports S.A. (NYSE: CAAP), (CAAP or the Company) the largest private sector airport concession operator in the world by number of airports, announces that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2020 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).

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  • Corporacin Amrica Airports S.A. (NYSE: CAAP), (CAAP or the Company) the largest private sector airport concession operator in the world by number of airports, announces that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2020 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).
  • Corporacin Amrica Airports acquires, develops and operates airport concessions.
  • The Company is the largest private airport operator in the world by the number of airports and the tenth largest based on passenger traffic.
  • Currently, the Company operates 52 airports in 7 countries across Latin America and Europe (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Ecuador, Armenia and Italy).