Category: Travel News

Hong Kong Airlines to start daily service to Manila from June 2018

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Hong Kong Airlines Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 20, 2018 03:35 AM HST   Hong Kong Airlines to start daily service to Manila from June 2018     New service to meet travel demand from the Philippines HONG KONG, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hong Kong Airlines will operate daily flights between its home base of Hong Kong and Manila, the capital of the Philippines from 1 June 2018 – the latest addition to the airline’s expanding network. According to official figures by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, visitor arrivals from the Philippines climbed to 894,489 in 2017 – a 13% growth from that in 2016. Hong Kong Airlines’ new service will meet the increasing travel demand from the Philippines to Hong Kong and beyond, including popular destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver in North America. Mr Michael Ma, Director of Commercial at Hong Kong Airlines said: “Demand for flights between the Philippines and Hong Kong has been growing steadily, and we are pleased to offer customers more travel options than ever. Our entry into a new market marks an exciting milestone for us, and we look forward to developing this even further.”        As one of the most densely populated cities in the world, Manila is the business and commercial centre of the Philippines with key...

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Strategic Property Partners, LLC Announces Plans to Open an EDITION Hotel in Tampa to Deliver an Unprecedented Hospitality Experience to Western Florida

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Strategic Property Partners Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 20, 2018 03:30 AM HST   Strategic Property Partners, LLC Announces Plans to Open an EDITION Hotel in Tampa to Deliver an Unprecedented Hospitality Experience to Western Florida     The design-forward luxury property will anchor the first phase of Water Street Tampa, which will also feature a JW Marriott Hotel TAMPA, Fla., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”) today announced plans to bring Marriott International’s modern luxury brand, EDITION, to Tampa. The 173-room hotel will rise as part of a 26-story tower in the heart of the Water Street Tampa neighborhood, which will also feature a newly built JW Marriott planned to open the prior year. True to the EDITION brand’s commitment to groundbreaking design, vibrant public spaces and sophisticated programming, the Tampa EDITION will offer an elevated hospitality experience never before available in Western Florida. Created through a partnership between innovator Ian Schrager and Marriott International, the brand currently has hotels in New York, Miami, London and Sanya, China, with seven new properties across three continents scheduled to open in 2018. “We are constantly seeking collaborators that will build upon, enhance and exceed our original vision for Water Street Tampa, and we found that with Marriott International and Ian Schrager Company. We...

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Papa John’s, TXU Energy Deliver Hundreds of Trees to Neighborhoods Most Impacted by Hurricane Harvey; Additional 10,000 Seedlings to be Delivered with Pizza Orders

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From TXU Energy Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 20, 2018 03:15 AM HST   Papa John’s, TXU Energy Deliver Hundreds of Trees to Neighborhoods Most Impacted by Hurricane Harvey; Additional 10,000 Seedlings to be Delivered with Pizza Orders     #trees4pizza Earth Day promotion helps replace trees lost to hurricane IRVING, Texas, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —  Papa John’s and TXU Energy are once again partnering to help beautify Houston communities with the fourth annual #trees4pizza Earth Day promotion. This year will not only mark 60,000 trees delivered in the Houston area, it will also include a special donation of 450 large trees in some of the neighborhoods hit hardest by Hurricane Harvey. “Trees are a big part of the charm of the Houston area, and so many of them were damaged or destroyed due to the hurricane,” said Keith Sullins, president of Houston Pizza Venture, the region’s largest Papa John’s franchisee. “We know that most of the hurricane recovery efforts are rightly still focused on rebuilding homes and businesses, so we thought this was the perfect opportunity for us to help make these neighborhoods green again for our customers.” The two companies coordinated an online registration and distribution process for customers living in some of the most dramatically affected areas. On Saturday, April 21,...

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Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Marriott Vacations Worldwide Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 20, 2018 03:00 AM HST   Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule     ORLANDO, Fla., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC) will report financial results for the first quarter 2018 before the market opens on May 3, 2018. A conference call is scheduled to follow at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the company’s results. Participants may access the call by dialing (877) 407-8289 or (201) 689-8341 for international callers. A live webcast of the call will also be available in the Investor Relations section of the company’s website at www.marriottvacationsworldwide.com. An audio replay of the conference call will be available for seven days. To access the replay, call (877) 660-6853 or (201) 612-7415 for international callers. The conference ID for the recording is 13678402. The webcast will also be available on the company’s website for 90 days following the call. About Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global pure-play vacation ownership company, offering a diverse portfolio of quality products, programs and management expertise with over 65 resorts. Its brands include Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott. Since entering the industry in 1984 as...

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Fellowship from Vidanta Foundation and Wilson Center’s Latin American Program Aims to Foster Sustainable Tourism Development

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From The Vidanta Foundation Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 20, 2018 02:48 AM HST   Fellowship from Vidanta Foundation and Wilson Center’s Latin American Program Aims to Foster Sustainable Tourism Development     Call for applications for six-month residential fellowship in Washington D.C. to conduct research and propose solutions on the issue of sustainable tourism in the region MEXICO CITY, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Vidanta Foundation and the Wilson Center’s Latin American program officially announced a call for application for its residential fellowship on “Fostering Sustainable Tourism Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.” The fellowship, which is supported by funding from the Vidanta Foundation, will begin in September 2018. Applicants can address sustainability from a variety of perspectives, including tourism’s environmental, social, and local and national impacts. The deadline to apply is June 15, 2018. Full details on the fellowship can be found at https://www.wilsoncenter.org/article/fostering-sustainable-tourism-development-latin-america-and-the-caribbean-call-for. As countries of the region actively embrace tourism as part of a strategy for economic development, nations and local communities face ever greater challenges to reconcile the growth benefits of tourism with current and future social and environmental impacts. The World Tourism Organization defines sustainable tourism as “taking full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry,...

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