Category: Travel News

Sabre launches new guest-centric solutions on the SynXis Enterprise Platform

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Sabre Corporation Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 10, 2018 04:00 AM HST   Sabre launches new guest-centric solutions on the SynXis Enterprise Platform     The all new SynXis Property Hub and updated Booking Engine and Voice Agent will reshape the guest experience, transforming the way hoteliers do business SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, today announced the launch of its brand new SynXis Property Hub and updates to its industry-leading SynXis Booking Engine and Voice Agent solutions. The revolutionary SynXis Property Hub is the first guest-centric, cloud-native property management system that allows hoteliers to refocus their processes on the guest in an entirely new way. As hoteliers look to provide memorable experiences for guests that differentiate their services, many are moving away from traditional hospitality software and are turning to strategic technology partners. Today’s launches on the SynXis Enterprise Platform further distinguish it from competing solutions for hoteliers to better support the needs of their guests and business – and will further benefit from more advanced personalization, such as dynamic offers, with the launch of SynXis Guest Experience, also coming to the SynXis Enterprise Platform later this year. “We have been intensively focused on trends in consumer behavior and their...

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Terrafugia, Inc. To Create 130 New U.S. Jobs

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Terrafugia, Inc. Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 10, 2018 03:37 AM HST   Terrafugia, Inc. To Create 130 New U.S. Jobs     Geely Holding’s acquisition leads to expansion across all departments WOBURN, Mass., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Terrafugia, Inc. created 75 new US-based jobs within the past 12 months and is on track to add at least another 50 more by the end of the year.  Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group (Geely Holding), a privately owned Fortune 500 company with assets that span the automotive chain, acquired Terrafugia in Fall 2017 affording Terrafugia the bankability and resources to expand its operations and industrial footprint. “Technology and innovation are at the core of Terrafugia, drawing in unique talent across departments. The recent jump in staff shows our commitment to breaking ground in the emerging flying car market,” said Chris Jaran, CEO of Terrafugia. “One year ago, we had less than 20 employees. With Geely Holdings’ leadership and innovation in the automotive space, we are able to build the team we need to meet on-time deliverables.” Terrafugia celebrates significant capacity expansion at its headquarters in Woburn, MA with positions in engineering, accounting, human resources, marketing and operations. The company also opened a new R&D division in Petaluma, CA where all new engineering designs and concepts are...

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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Inaugural 2018 Synergy Summit For Cultural & Heritage Tourism

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 10, 2018 03:30 AM HST   Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Inaugural 2018 Synergy Summit For Cultural & Heritage Tourism     Conference Aims to Foster Greater Inclusion Within Florida’s Tourism Ecosystem GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Cultural Heritage Alliance for Tourism, Inc. (CHAT), presents the inaugural 2018 Synergy Summit for Cultural & Heritage Tourism, taking place May 16-18, 2018, at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation Hotel. The two-day conference, which is the first of its kind in Florida, was created to broaden inclusion, opportunity and engagement of small businesses, local attractions, tour operators and tour guides in Florida’s tourism ecosystem. More than 200 attendees are expected to gather to communicate and explore synergies for collaboration as well as form strategic partnerships that strengthen and elevate multicultural tourism in Florida and nationally. “This is an ideal time to present the Cultural & Heritage Tourism Summit as a way to help small businesses understand what tourism is all about and the tremendous financial benefits that it can drive into their businesses as well as creating jobs for locals,” said Albert Tucker, Vice President, Multicultural Business...

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Tecnam and International Aero Academy Announce Aircraft Fleet Acquisition

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From International Aero Academy, Ltd. Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 10, 2018 03:01 AM HST   Tecnam and International Aero Academy Announce Aircraft Fleet Acquisition     –Flight Academy Signs Purchase Agreement with European Aviation Leader Tecnam– LAKELAND, Fla., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tecnam, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of general aviation aircraft and International Aero Academy, Ltd. (“IAA”) today announced they have completed an aircraft purchase agreement for an initial six (6) P2008 aircraft with the first delivery scheduled in the 2nd quarter of 2018. The IAA Tecnam P2008, will be equipped with state-of-the-art Garmin G3X touch screen displays. GTN-650 GPS/Comm/Nav and a GTX45R that provides ADS-B in and out, traffic and weather.  To enhance primary training, the Garmin displays can be quickly reconfigured to display the classic six-pack instrument view. Building on the base of European FTO’s utilizing the P2008, IAA will be the first FAA part 141 flight academy to acquire a fleet of P2008’s. IAA is a Lakeland, FL-based FAA-certificated ab initio and accelerated flight academy with authority to issue foreign student visas for training. With its focus on training the next generation of domestic and foreign professional pilots, IAA has a modern 12,000 square foot maintenance facility with dedicated maintenance professionals, and over 12,000 square feet of office, onsite...

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Bose Introduces The New ProFlight Aviation Headset

PRNJ Push Email – Headlines   View in Browser   News From Bose Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on April 10, 2018 03:00 AM HST   Bose Introduces The New ProFlight Aviation Headset     Lightweight, Comfortable, Three Levels of User Selectable Active Noise Cancellation FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bose®, a leader in premium aviation headsets, introduced its new active noise cancelling headset for the flight deck, the Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset. Designed for the professional pilot, the ProFlight is the industry’s smallest, quietest, and most comfortable active noise cancelling communication headset, and joins the acclaimed Bose A20® in the company’s aviation headset line. With more than 30 U.S. design and utility patents, the Bose ProFlight Headset features a lightweight and comfortable in-ear configuration, three user selectable levels of active noise cancellation and a tap control for talk-through communication function that allows pilots to hear anyone on the flight deck that is not connected to the intercom – without removing the headset or an earpiece. The Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset is FAA TSO C139a and EASA E/TSO-C139a certified, a requirement that is increasingly important for many airlines and corporate flight departments. “We’ve spent over thirty years researching and developing active noise cancelling technology,” said Matt Ruwe, senior product manager for Bose Aviation and Military headsets. “The ProFlight Aviation Headset is the culmination of that experience...

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