InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco and InterContinental Culinary Center Student Win InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts Cooking Competition

First place student Anna Ruiz wins $5,000 scholarship from the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand May 25, 2017 – InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco and Anna Ruiz, culinary student at the International Culinary Center, as the winners of the fourth annual Ultimate Culinary Clash, which took place on Thursday,…

C.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Joe Nahman, Founder of RMC

May 25, 2017 – RMC Resort Management, the leading Hilton Head Island resort management, vacation rental and resale company, proudly announced its president and CEO, Joe Nahman, RRP*, was awarded the C.A.R.E. Pinnacle Award for lifetime achievement during the organization’s recent conference. Nahman has been managing resort properties for 30 years and also operates a successful…

Cambria Hotels Opens its Second Chicago Property in the Loop – Theatre District

May 25, 2017 –  Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in partnership with developer Murphy Asset Management and management company Crescent Hotels & Resorts, announced today the opening of the Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District. This is the brand’s second property in Chicago. The Magnificent Mile hotel opened in November 2016.…

RCI Recognizes Grupo Vidanta With Gold Crown Distinction

May 25, 2017 – World-class developer, owner, and operator of entertainment and destination resorts in Mexico, Grupo Vidanta received recognition for its Mayan Palace and The Grand Mayan hotels from RCI (Resort Condominium International) with the Gold Crown distinction, a top honor awarded to resort developers who continuously offer exceptional vacation experiences. The RCI Gold Crown…

Lifestyle Holidays Eases the Effects of Fighting Breast Cancer with Healing Vacations

May 25, 2017 – Send Me On Vacation, Inc. (SMOV), a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, has partnered with Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic to host a group of 15 breast cancer survivors with an all-inclusive vacation to rejuvenate the body, mind, and spirit following treatment. Each recipient will participate in a workshop by the…

Beyond The Beach: Marriott International Reveals Top Trends In Inaugural Summer Travel Trend Report 2017

Orlando and New York are the No. 1 and No. 2 most-searched destinations, respectively, for Memorial Day weekend getaways May 25, 2017 – Marriott International (NASDAQ:  MAR) today announced findings of its inaugural U.S. Summer Travel Trends Report 2017 based an analysis of nearly 2 million Marriott.com searches and bookings in April and May for travel…

Delta and Aeromexico expand options for U.S.-Mexico travel

Airline partnership increases competition, customer choice across the border May 25, 2017 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE:  DAL) and Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico: AEROMEX.MX) are creating more options and expanded service for travelers flying between the U.S. and Mexico as they strengthen their historic partnership. This fall, subject to government approval, the airlines will launch five…