Archive | July, 2012

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts Unveils the Restored Hotel Maria Cristina for Its 100th Anniversary

31 Jul

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, reopens the doors to the historic Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian, following an extensive $25 million restoration. The renovation of Hotel Maria Cristina, which was completed in time for its 100th anniversary this month, is part of a larger strategy to invest in the restoration of Starwood’s most celebrated Luxury Collection hotels.

 

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Opens First Dual-Branded Ski Resort Complex in China

31 Jul

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the opening of its first dual-branded ski resort complex in Changbaishan,China. Owned by Dalian Wanda Group, Sheraton Changbaishan Resort and The Westin Changbaishan Resort are adjacent to the slopes of the Changbai Mountains, one of China’s leading ski areas and famed resort destinations. 

 

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ITB Asia-Building a More Collaborative Relationship Between Buyers & Vendors

31 Jul

ITB Asia, the annually held three day B2B trade show and convention – now in its fifth year in Singapore – takes place at Marina Bay Sands.

 

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Registration opens for USTOA’S 2012 Annual conference & marketplace in Hawaii

31 Jul

Terry Dale, president of United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), announced that online registration has opened for the association’s Annual Conference & Marketplace taking place December 6-8, 2012 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village in Hawai’i the Big Island, Hawaii.

 

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eTickets Now Accepted On Every Amtrak Train

31 Jul

Amtrak launched its eTicket program to all trains within its national network including on the Northeast Corridor, state-supported routes and long-distance services. eTickets provide passengers with the convenience to skip the line at the ticket window and go straight to the gate by printing their tickets whenever, wherever or by using a smartphone to present the eTicket to the conductor. It also allows passengers increased flexibility to make or change reservations.

 

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Comair to Cease Operations

31 Jul

Delta Air Lines announced its subsidiary, Comair, Inc. will cease operations after Sept. 29, 2012. In a memo issued today to the Officers and Directors of Delta Air Lines, Don Bornhorst, Senior Vice President of Delta Connection, said, “While regional flying has and will remain a key component of Delta’s network, customer expectations and the unit costs of regional flying have evolved. 

 

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Paragon Conventions Africa secures prestigious World Soybean Research Conference 2013

31 Jul

Paragon Conventions Africa, a professional conference organiser, has secured the hosting of the prestigious Ninth World Soybean Research Conference, set to take place at the Durban International Convention Centre from 17 to 22 February 2013.

 

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