Month: November 2016

Orlando World Center Marriott announces addition of Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf

ORLANDO, FLA. – Orlando World Center Marriott announces the addition of the Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf at the property’s award-winning Hawk’s Landing Golf Club. Regarded as the top golf academy in the world, operating in more than 10 countries, the Nicklaus Academy is known for providing the finest instruction, integrated technologies, physical and mental…

Virtuoso honours its destination & experiences partners at the 28th annual Virtuoso Travel Week

LAS VEGAS – International luxury travel network Virtuoso honoured six of its key partners for overall excellence at the Destination Showcase Dinner & Awards. The ceremony, which attracted close to 1,400 travel agency members and preferred partners, was one of many events at the 28th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference, happening this week at Bellagio…

Qatar Airways celebrates a successful 2016

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful year of continued growth achieved in 2016 through strategic network, fleet and partnership expansions. At a time when a number of airlines are downsizing, Qatar Airways continued to see strong growth and inaugurated 14 new destinations across its global network and welcomed 19 new aircraft to…

Signature Vacations announces the opening of the first RIU Hotels & Resorts Splash Water World in Punta Cana

TORONTO – Signature Vacations announced that the first Splash Water World in Punta Cana is now officially open. Operated by the tour operator’s exclusive hotel partner, RIU Hotels & Resorts, the water attractions facility is the first RIU establishment specializing in aquatic activities, and welcomes all guests staying at any of the five surrounding RIU…

Consumer advice body UK ECC launches ‘Know before you go’ campaign for UK consumers hiring cars in the EU

Consumer advice organisation UK European Consumer Centre has launched a campaign aimed at equipping UK consumers with the tools to be well-prepared when hiring cars elsewhere in the EU. Complaints to the UK European Consumer Centre about car hire in the EU have continued to rise over the past year and UK consumers are being…

Air Canada announces appointment of Lucie Guillemette as Chief Commercial Officer

MONTREAL – Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Calin Rovinescu, announced the appointment of Lucie Guillemette, previously Senior Vice President, Revenue Optimization, as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Ms. Guillemette is based at the airline’s Montreal headquarters, joins the Executive Committee and continues to report to Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines. “Lucie…