Airport retail leader Stellar partners recognized as 2016 Dulles International Merchant of the Year

Stellar Partners, Inc. (Stellar) announced that it has been recognized as Merchant of the Year at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) by MarketPlace Development, the airport’s concessions program manager, at its recent 2016 Dulles International and Reagan National Airports Annual Concessions Excellence Awards celebration. Stellar operates Stellar News at (IAD), with two locations in Concourse…

Special Needs Group/Special Needs at Sea celebrates fifth anniversary of Certified Accessible Travel Advocate Program

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. – Special Needs Group / Special Needs at Sea (SNG), a leading global provider of special needs equipment rentals, celebrated the fifth anniversary of its Certified Accessible Travel Advocate Program on Nov. 11 by announcing a milestone achievement: 3,131 travel professionals are now SNG Certified Accessible Travel Advocates. This far exceeds the…

New interactive kiosks in Ontario make searching for travel information user-friendly and fun

TORONTO – Travelers along Ontario’s 400/401-series highways can now get their information in real time using state-of-the-art touch screen technology that’s interactive, fun, accessible and user-friendly. Self-service kiosks in 20 of Ontario’s 23 ONroute Service Centres have been replaced with new free-standing, triple-sided kiosks that are efficient, contain extensive information and linkages to key tourism…

The EU revises its PRF Directive: MedCruise shapes its content and invites cruise ports to share their views

MedCruise attended the Sixth Meeting of the European Sustainable Shipping Forum’s Sub-group on Port Reception Facilities, held on October 4, in Brussels, Belgium that discussed the objectives of the revision of the EU 2000/59/EC PRF Directive as these have been defined. The Association represented by Mrs Valeria Mangiarotti, assigned member for environmental issues, Port of…

Port of Seattle Commission elects new leadership

SEATTLE – The Port of Seattle Commission elected officers for 2017. Commissioner Tom Albro will serve as president, while Commissioner Courtney Gregoire will serve as vice president. Commissioner Stephanie Bowman will serve as secretary, Commissioner Fred Felleman will serve as assistant secretary, and Commissioner John Creighton will be commissioner-at-large. “It’s my privilege to serve as commission…

New ferry services between Morocco and continental Europe through new Moroccan company, Africa Morocco Links

BMCE Bank Of Africa Group, a leading Moroccan and pan-African banking group, and Attica Holdings S.A. (“Attica Group”), a subsidiary of Marfin Investment Group, the largest investment group in Southeast Europe, are pleased to announce an agreement to operate scheduled ferry services from Morocco to Europe, through the newly-established Moroccan company Africa Morocco Links “AML”).…