Tourism

Element By Westin® Announces Opening Of Element Philadelphia, The Largest Property For The Global Eco-Conscious Brand

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

Our flexible accommodations will open at a time when it\'s needed most for leisure and business travelers alike.

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  • Our flexible accommodations will open at a time when it\'s needed most for leisure and business travelers alike.
  • "\nElement Hotels has redefined the longer stay experience with a design philosophy that encourages guests to recharge and find focus.
  • This approach is seen throughout Element Philadelphia, the brand\'s largest property globally.
  • To enroll for free or for more information about Marriott Bonvoy, visit MarriottBonvoy.com .To download the Marriott app, go here .

This 14th World Agri-Tourism Day, Department of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra will hold International Conference on Agri-Tourism on 15th and 16th of May 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'Maharashtra is the pioneer State to develop and promote Agri-Tourism in the country.

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  • b'Maharashtra is the pioneer State to develop and promote Agri-Tourism in the country.
  • To further promote it in the State and commemorate the 14th World Agri-Tourism Day (16th May), Department of Tourism, Maharashtra Government in partnership with Agri-Tourism Development Corporation India, is organising \xe2\x80\x98INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRI-TOURISM\xe2\x80\x99 on 15th and 16th May 2021.
  • The event will offer an overarching understanding of the agri-tourism sector, its challenges and opportunities, and will develop recommendations and an action plan that will guide the efforts of strengthening the agri-tourism sector.
  • Furthermore, it will showcase the vital role played by the Rural Women as enabler of sustainable and socially responsible tourism.\nSome of the notable speakers at the conference:\nDr.

Travel + Leisure Co. Declares Cash Dividend

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:30pm

b'Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE:TNL) announced today its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per share on its common stock, payable June 30, 2021 to shareholders of record as of June 15, 2021.\nAbout Travel + Leisure Co.\nTravel + Leisure Co. is the world\xe2\x80\x99s leading membership and leisure travel company, with nearly 20 travel brands across its resort, travel club, and lifestyle portfolio.

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  • b'Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE:TNL) announced today its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per share on its common stock, payable June 30, 2021 to shareholders of record as of June 15, 2021.\nAbout Travel + Leisure Co.\nTravel + Leisure Co. is the world\xe2\x80\x99s leading membership and leisure travel company, with nearly 20 travel brands across its resort, travel club, and lifestyle portfolio.
  • The company provides outstanding vacation experiences and travel inspiration to millions of owners, members, and subscribers every year through its products and services: Wyndham Destinations, the largest vacation ownership company with more than 245 vacation club resort locations across the globe; Panorama, the world\xe2\x80\x99s foremost membership travel business that includes the largest vacation exchange company, industry-leading travel technology, and subscription travel brands; and Travel + Leisure Group, featuring top online and print travel content, online booking platforms and travel clubs, and branded consumer products.
  • At Travel + Leisure Co., our global team of associates brings hospitality to millions, turning vacation inspiration into exceptional travel experiences.
  • We put the world on vacation.

California Hotel and Lodging Association: State Hospitality to Receive Much-Needed $95 Million

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:38pm

b'On behalf of California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels and 235,000 hotel employees, the California Hotel and Lodging Association released this statement in response to Gov.

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  • b'On behalf of California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels and 235,000 hotel employees, the California Hotel and Lodging Association released this statement in response to Gov.
  • Newsom\xe2\x80\x99s proposed $95 million for marketing to revive California\xe2\x80\x99s travel and tourism industry:\n\xe2\x80\x9cCalifornia\xe2\x80\x99s hotels and our employees are so ready to be fully reopened and re-welcome guests from near and far,\xe2\x80\x9d said Lynn S. Mohrfeld, President and CEO of CHLA.
  • Newsom\xe2\x80\x99s extraordinary support that will provide much-needed funds to let the world know that California hotels are safe, healthy and open.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe California Hotel and Lodging Association is the leading resource and advocate for California\xe2\x80\x99s more than 6,000 hotels, motels and boutique inns that employ more than 235,000 workers.
  • CHLA, established in 1893, is the largest state lodging industry association in the nation and is a partner with the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

Airbnb Announces First Quarter 2021 Results

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:08pm

b'Airbnb will host an audio webcast to discuss its results at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m.

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  • b'Airbnb will host an audio webcast to discuss its results at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m.
  • ET today.
  • After registering, instructions will be shared on how to join the call.\nFollowing the call, a replay of the webcast will be available at the same website.
  • Every day, Hosts offer one-of-a-kind stays and unique Experiences that make it possible for guests to experience the world in a more authentic, connected way.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/airbnb-announces-first-quarter-2...\n'

Hilton Grand Vacations Wins a Gold Stevie® Award in 2021 American Business Awards® for Second Consecutive Year

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:57pm

More than 3,800 nominations were submitted and reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 250 professionals worldwide.

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  • More than 3,800 nominations were submitted and reviewed in the judging process this year by more than 250 professionals worldwide.
  • Winners will be celebrated during a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.\nAbout Hilton Grand Vacations Inc.\nHilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) is recognized as a leading global timeshare company.
  • With headquarters in Orlando, Florida, Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets and operates a system of brand-name, high-quality vacation ownership resorts in select vacation destinations.
  • The Company also manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Club\xc2\xae and The Hilton Club\xc2\xae, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel and reservation services for nearly 330,000 club members.

Commonwealth Hotels hires phenomenal Dual Sales Leader at Two Cincinnati Airport Properties

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:56pm

b'COVINGTON, Ky., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Hotels is pleased to announce the hiring of Nicole Estep as the new Dual Director of Sales of the Residence Inn and Courtyard Cincinnati Airport .

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  • b'COVINGTON, Ky., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Hotels is pleased to announce the hiring of Nicole Estep as the new Dual Director of Sales of the Residence Inn and Courtyard Cincinnati Airport .
  • Estep comes to the Cincinnati market after spending the vast majority of her career leading hotel sales efforts outside of Detroit.\n"I knew Nicole was a perfect fit for the Commonwealth culture as soon as I met her," Jennifer Schneider, Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Revenue Management at Commonwealth Hotels, said.
  • "\nEstep takes the sales lead at the two Marriott properties after an extensive background with major hotel brands, including Marriott.
  • Commonwealth Hotels currently manages 47 properties with over 5,000 rooms.\n'

Discover Central MA Announces Smile City Passport, a New Mobile Marketing Program Aimed at Reigniting Tourism Economy

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 12:30pm

b"Discover Central MA today announced a new mobile-optimized cultural program, The Smile City Passport, to entice out-of-state visitors to the region and kickstart the tourism economy in Worcester and throughout Central Massachusetts.

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  • b"Discover Central MA today announced a new mobile-optimized cultural program, The Smile City Passport, to entice out-of-state visitors to the region and kickstart the tourism economy in Worcester and throughout Central Massachusetts.
  • The Passport engages visitors in real-time based on their current location and will lead them on attraction-filled adventures as they explore Central Mass.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe MOTT recovery grant will bolster the Smile City Passport cultural program and help us attract more visitors to the region.
  • As a membership-based, destination marketing organization, DCM advocates for the growth and health of the local tourism industry.

$ 1.14 Billion growth expected in Hotel and Hospitality Management Software Market | 4.38% YOY growth in 2020 amid COVID-19 Spread | APAC to Notice Maximum Growth | Technavio

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00am

The global hotel and hospitality management software market is expected to grow by USD 1.14 billion, at a CAGR of about 5% during 2020-2024.\nThe growth of the global tourism industry is attracting significant investments in infrastructure development.

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  • The global hotel and hospitality management software market is expected to grow by USD 1.14 billion, at a CAGR of about 5% during 2020-2024.\nThe growth of the global tourism industry is attracting significant investments in infrastructure development.
  • For instance, in 2018, 57 hotels were constructed, with a total number of 9,603 rooms in Nigeria.
  • Similarly, during 20182019, the tourism sector in Egypt witnessed a growth of 16.5%, which led to the development of several new hotel projects.
  • In addition, the introduction of Saudi Arabia's Tourism Vision 2030 is expected to increase the tourist footfall in the country.

Sift Ranks Among Highest Scoring Businesses on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of Best Workplaces for 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:07pm

b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sift , the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, has been named to Inc. magazine\xe2\x80\x99s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021.

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  • b'SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sift , the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, has been named to Inc. magazine\xe2\x80\x99s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021.
  • The organization\xe2\x80\x99s benefits were also audited to determine the company\xe2\x80\x99s overall score and ranking.\n\xe2\x80\x9cIt\xe2\x80\x99s an honor to have Sift recognized as one of the top workplaces in the United States,\xe2\x80\x9d said Marc Olesen, President & CEO of Sift.
  • Global brands such as Twitter, Airbnb, and Twilio rely on Sift to gain competitive advantage in their markets.
  • Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States.