Category: Travel News

The House of Jazz immortalizes Oliver Jones

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From House of Jazz Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 04, 2018 03:00 AM HST   The House of Jazz immortalizes Oliver Jones     MONTREAL, April 4, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Georges Durst, owner/designer of the legendary House of Jazz, is pleased to announce that his two live music venues will now be called HOUSE OF JAZZ by OLIVER JONES. “I was looking for a special way of honouring this extraordinary man, piano virtuoso and personal friend. Here it is!” says the philanthropic entrepreneur. A few months ago, in front of a very emotional crowd, Oliver Jones ended his last public performance at the Montreal House of Jazz with this revelation: “My career really took off on this stage, thanks to Georges and Charlie (Biddle); this is why I wanted my last show to take place here.” Upon learning about this tribute, the world renowned pianist said with his traditional modesty: “It was such a privilege to perform at the House of Jazz for three decades! I have the greatest admiration for Georges because, for more than 50 years, he supported so many singers and musicians. Now, I enjoy returning there because they serve the best ribs in town in a very creative ambience. I deeply cherish this homage.” Georges Durst is Quebec’s most prolific restaurateur having...

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Tribute Portfolio Announces Opening of Hotel Zachary

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Marriott International, Inc. Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 04, 2018 02:36 AM HST   Tribute Portfolio Announces Opening of Hotel Zachary     New Boutique Hotel Offers Authentic Chicago Neighborhood Experience Across the Street from the Iconic Wrigley Field CHICAGO, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tribute Portfolio, part of Marriott International, Inc., together with Hickory Street Capital, a real estate development company owned by the Ricketts family, is thrilled to announce the opening of Hotel Zachary (3630 N Clark Street) in the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. With 173 guest rooms, welcoming public spaces and an assortment of Chicago-based culinary offerings, the hotel is located directly across the street from the iconic Wrigley Field and delivers a genuine Chicago neighborhood experience, whether you are a baseball fan, curious traveler or local-in-the know. “We are proud to bring Hotel Zachary to the Lakeview neighborhood,” said Tom Ricketts, chairman of Hickory Street Capital. “We started this project more than two years ago as part of our commitment to enhance the community and look forward to welcoming guests from distances both near and far to explore all that this neighborhood has to offer year-round.” Hotel Zachary, inspired by world-renowned Wrigley Field architect and Chicagoan, Zachary Taylor Davis, pays homage to its namesake through an effortlessly stylish blend of classic...

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Celebrate World Cocktail Day With Booking.com and Taste Signature Cocktails From Around the World

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Booking.com Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 04, 2018 02:08 AM HST   Celebrate World Cocktail Day With Booking.com and Taste Signature Cocktails From Around the World     NEW YORK, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Celebrate World Cocktail Day on May 13, 2018 in style by exploring signature cocktails from around the world. From the famous kick of rum and coconut in the Pina Colada of Puerto Rico to the uber-chic Manhattan in New York City to the pink-hued Singapore Sling, there are cocktails out for everyone’s taste buds. Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of places to stay, invites travelers to explore destinations around the world with the most iconic cocktails, and most importantly, where to go to try them! From intimate al fresco dining settings and skyscrapers with luxurious rooftop bars to lively beachfront inns, there is a Booking.com accommodation to please all cocktail lovers. The Dark ‘n‘ Stormy – Bermuda  Dreaming of powder-soft and pink-hued sands, cerulean waters and a laid back island lifestyle? Look no further than the secret hideaway of Bermuda and sample the island’s signature cocktail The Dark ‘N‘ Stormy. This cocktail is mixed with dark rum and ginger beer and served over ice and garnished with a slice of lime (although no...

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Infax Smart Restroom Launches At LAX

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Infax, Inc. Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 04, 2018 01:38 AM HST   Infax Smart Restroom Launches At LAX     Infax Bolsters its Airport Data Analytics Offerings with Restroom Traffic Management System LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its most recent growth in data collection and high-tech signage for airports nationwide, Infax, the data-driven provider of innovative IT solutions for airports and other public venues, announced today that it launched its data control and analytics system in a pilot program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). In a partnership with Tooshlights, a patented smart restroom traffic management system (RTMS), Infax technology is now operating in more than 20 restrooms in American Airlines’ Terminal 4. LAX is the first airport in the world to implement a combined Tooshlights RTMS and Infax SmartRestroom system and plans to expand it to other restrooms and terminals. The Infax integration with Tooshlights will work similarly to parking garage lights, notifying travelers when a stall is ready to be used. Feedback data from every customer usage will be tracked and stored by Infax. “Airports are increasingly seeking technologies that enhance the overall experience for travelers,” said Tracy Davis, vice president of sales and business development, Infax.  “Clean, efficient bathrooms are a huge step towards that...

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CellPoint Mobile Establishes Implementation Team in Chicago

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From CellPoint Mobile Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 04, 2018 01:00 AM HST   CellPoint Mobile Establishes Implementation Team in Chicago     New US office allows CellPoint Mobile to streamline product delivery to its North American and Latin American clients in the airline, passenger transportation and travel sectors CHICAGO, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CellPoint Mobile, a global provider of sales and payment-side technology solutions for the travel and passenger transportation sectors, took another step in its national expansion with the opening of a Chicago office.  Established to help facilitate faster, “1-click” product delivery to airline and travel sector customers in the region, the company’s new US location will be led by Head of Application Delivery Karim Lanquedoc and a team of front-end developers. “Our mission is to implement our products as fast and seamlessly as possible for our clients,” explains Jan-Willem Luijters, Senior Vice President and Head of Delivery for CellPoint Mobile in charge of overseeing global projects.  “With the new Chicago office joining our other technology hubs in Pune and Copenhagen, our implementation and development processes can ‘follow the sun,’ reducing time-zone-related delays and delivering timely results for our clients.” Since 2010, CellPoint Mobile has made it easy for airlines, travel companies, and passenger transportation providers across the globe to deploy a variety...

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