Month: March 2016

STR: EMEA, US, Central/South America, Caribbean/Mexico hotel pipeline for November 2016

STR’s November 2016 Pipeline Report shows 156,368 rooms in 1,017 projects Under Contract in Europe. The total represents a 13.3% increase in rooms Under Contract compared with November 2015. Under Contract data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the Unconfirmed stage. Europe reported 68,496…

Avis Budget Group and Aimia expand partnership

MONTREAL – Avis Budget Group, Inc. and Aimia Inc. announced that Avis Budget Group will become the exclusive car rental partner of Aeroplan, Canada’s premier coalition loyalty program, starting in the first half of 2017. Under the new agreement, which deepens the current relationship between Avis Car Rental and Aeroplan, Avis Budget Group will continue…

AmaWaterways Christens two new ships, AmaViola and AmaStella

CALABASAS, CALIF. – AmaWaterways christened its two newest ships, AmaViola and AmaStella. The line’s co-founders, Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, were joined by the ships’ godmothers and local dignitaries, for ceremonies in Vilshofen, Germany. On June 15, AmaWaterways marked the official arrival of AmaViola, with a day of specially planned festivities in Vilshofen. The morning…