Residence Inn by Marriott Makes Its Debut in London with Opening of London Bridge Property

August 9, 2017 – Marriott International, Inc. has announced the opening of Residence Inn London – London Bridge, marking a debut in the capital for the company’s industry-leading extended-stay brand. Located on Long Lane in Southwark, Residence Inn London – London Bridge offers 87 well-appointed studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with separate living, working and…

Viking Cruises Celebrates Summer Of Culture With New Partnerships

With Continued Focus on Cultural Enrichment, Viking Partners with Libera Boys Choir, Ballet Sun Valley and the Hollywood Bowl August 9, 2017 – Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it has expanded its portfolio of partnerships with premier cultural institutions, with a summer season of events around the country. Viking has signed on to sponsor the United…

As Loyalty Plans Evolve, Fareportal Targets Millennials, Budget-Savvy Travelers with Combined Rewards Program, Co-Branded Credit Card

August 9, 2017 – Loyalty programs have received mixed reviews and appreciation by consumers in recent years as airlines, the originators of travel loyalty programs in the 1980s, began to cut back, limit, and restrict use of rewards as a way to save money. At the same time, hotels, attractions, and tour operators added their…

MGM Resorts International Reinforces Commitment to Japanese Market

Appoints Jason P. Hyland New President of Its Japanese Subsidiaries, Announces Expanded Office in Otemachi August 9, 2017 – MGM Resorts International (NYSE:  MGM) reinforced its commitment to the Japanese market today as it announced the appointment of former Charge d’Affaires, United States Embassy Tokyo, Jason P. Hyland as the Representative Officer and President of MGM Resorts Japan.…

Nominations for Prestigious CVOA Cornerstone Award Open

August 9, 2017 – The Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA) has opened nominations for the 2017 CVOA Cornerstone Award which recognizes a truly outstanding shared ownership innovator. Three finalists will be selected by the CVOA Awards Committee. Each will be featured on the VO-Con website and in numerous industry press releases and Eblasts. The formal…

Connect Travel Launching Connect Travel Marketplace

August 8, 2017 – Connect Travel is pleased to announce Connect Travel Marketplace, a new event bringing top international travel buyers together with travel industry suppliers in the company’s signature reverse-style trade show format. Connect Travel Marketplace will take place Feb. 18-20, 2018, at Hyatt Regency Orlando. Connect Travel Marketplace combines a robust educational program from…

Extended Stay America® Offers “Bleisure” Travelers Exclusive Deals And Tips Via Extended Perks Loyalty Program

Instant rewards loyalty program delivers unbeatable summer deals perfect for mixing work and play without breaking the bank August 8, 2017 – According to a recent study from the Global Business Travel Association, 37 percent of business travelers combined their work trips with vacation days in the past year. Extended Stay America® hotels (ESA), the…