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Polaris to relocate newly acquired Larson Boat Group to Indiana
Star Tribune - 2019-01-22
Marquis Boat Group makes Marquis Yachts and the Carver Yacht line recently developed for Toyota/Lexus. Meanwhile, Parmentier said he has already begun to ship manufacturing molds for Larson, Larson FX, Striper boats, and Escape Pontoons to ...

Polaris expands in marine industry by buying assets of Larson Boat Group
Star Tribune - 2019-01-21
That deal brought Polaris a giant that makes 200 types of pontoon, deck and cruiser boats that sell under brand names such as Bennington, Godfrey, Hurricane and Rinker. As far as the Larson deal, Jeff Hannay, whose Hannay's Marine in Minneapolis is one of ...

First Drive: 2019 Ford Ranger Review
New York Daily News - 2018-12-18
over GM and 700 lbs. over Toyota, with the trailer brakes and tow package installed). With the Ford hitched up to a massive Moomba boat trailer nudging just south of the truck's theoretical ceiling, if not for the scream of the turbocharger it would be ...

Lagoon 46 is the latest of yachts introduced to Philippine market
InterAksyon - 2018-12-17
This December, Philippine yacht dealer Europa Yachts added the Lagoon 46 to its large fleet of luxury catamaran offerings. The 46 is a first-rate offering from prestigious French brand Lagoon, which is currently the world leader in the building of ...

More turbulence ahead: Increasingly difficult times for private jet travel
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 2018-12-12
PrivatAir filed for insolvency on December 5, 2018 - and while its focus was on charter rather than fractional ownership or jet cards, this news still sends a chill through the global private jet market. JetSmarter also appears to be under attack with ...

Exclusive: Siris, Elliott near Travelport acquisition - sources
Yahoo Finance India - 2018-12-06
(Reuters) - A consortium of buyout firm Siris Capital Group LLC and hedge fund Elliott Management is nearing an agreement to acquire travel software company Travelport Worldwide Ltd, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The acquisition would ...

New luxury hotel brand sets its sights on ILTM Cannes
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 2018-12-04
BLESS Collection Hotels is a new luxury hotel brand from Palladium Hotel Group. The first property will open in Madrid on January 15, 2019, followed by Ibiza in summer 2019. Further hotels will be rolled out across the most stylish, cosmopolitan cities ...

EXCLUSIVE: New York City school officials blew millions in travel expenses
New York Daily News - 2018-11-28
A scathing audit of out-of-control travel expenses at the Department of Education has a message for school officials: Just do the math. According to Controller Scott Stringer, the city school system botched more than $20 million in runaway travel expenses ...

Have a Negative Opinion of News Media? You're Less Likely to Spot Fake News, Study Shows
Fortune - 2018-11-19
People who loathe the news media have a harder time spotting fake news, a new study reveals. The study, administered by News Co/Lab and the Center for Media Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin, found that along with education level, negative ...

Corporate travel pros rank Delta Air Lines No. 1 - 2018-11-12
Corporate travel pros rank Delta No. 1 in Business Travel News Airline Survey for 8th straight year For a record eighth consecutive year, the corporate travel community has ranked Delta No. 1 among U.S. airlines in the annual Business Travel News Airline ...

Jaye Peterson is creative vice president of strategy at Adventure Creative
Star Tribune - 2018-11-11
Adventure's clients include Explore Minnesota, Minnesota Zoo, Old Town Canoe, Hatteras Yachts and Kinetic bike trainers, Peterson said. It also has offices in Brainerd and St. Cloud. Q: What's the benefit of connecting brands to employees' interests?

Luxury travel company Scott Dunn appoints new CEO
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 2018-11-07
Sonia Davies has been appointed CEO of leading luxury travel company Scott Dunn. Davies joined Scott Dunn as Chief Operating Officer in January 2018 having worked across a number of different industries, including Chief Commercial Officer at private ...

A cabin on a lake, a gazebo. Together, it's close to perfection
Star Tribune - 2018-11-02
In 1987, my mom had the good fortune to win a 16-foot Alumacraft boat and motor in a fishing contest. o We keep a journal of daily happenings, and have great fun going back to read what went on. All I can say is, thank you for the memories (and the ...

Polaris teams with Fishing League Worldwide
Star Tribune - 2018-11-01
The partnership with FLW could be a marketing coup. The 20-year-old Boat Holdings, makes 200 types of pontoon, deck and cruiser boats under brand names such as Bennington, Godfrey, Hurricane and Rinker. Those products range from $14,000 to $150,000.

Outdoors notes and calendar
Chattanooga Times Free Press - 2018-11-01
won the three-day T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League regional tournament last week out of Dayton on Lake Chickamauga and got a $65,000 package that included a new Ranger boat and 200-horsepower Evinrude motor. Summerlin totaled 47 pounds, 3 ounces ...

Charter Broker Profile: Kathleen Mullen, Regency Yacht Vacations - 2018-10-19
My college education was part of an experimental program that ... What I really enjoyed was selling charters and managing calendars," says Mullen. She bought the former Charter Services, in St. Thomas, in 1983. In 1987, Mullen expanded into charter ...

A new parliament building, African shibboleths and the death of imagination
The Jamaica Observer - 2018-10-19
or Fincantieri Yachts; Nike, L'Oréal, Rolex, Uniqlo, Choo, Dior, D&G, Blue Mountain, Godiva, Appleton, Gucci, Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Abbey Road Studios; a conservatory/arts theatre to seat 1,000; penthouses with pool, helipad; Gordon Ramsay and our best ...

Pinellas education news: Financial aid, school choice, USF homecoming and more
Tampa Bay Times - 2018-10-12
Homecoming week at USF St. Petersburg Next week is Homecoming Week at the University of South Florida and several events are planned at USF St. Petersburg, all with a Monte Carlo-inspired theme ... compete in a cardboard boat race on the campus waterfront.

Star Cruises releases an "SSV Flash Sale" for one week, exclusive for SuperStar Virgo Holiday Concept Cruises!
BusinessMirror - 2018-10-01
And as added surprise treat, Star Cruises drops a week-long "SSV Flash Sale", bringing back ever-popular promotions for seniors and families on standard promotional rates exclusive for ...

The Chinese cyclist, 71, who has spent 10 years travelling around the world on his bike
South China Morning Post - 2018-09-18
His target is 90,000 yuan (US$13,000) to cover the three trips. He has collected some of his travel notes into a book which he is selling for 10 yuan (US$1.50) a copy and is also exhibiting his travel photographs, hand-drawn route maps, and other ...

EXCLUSIVE: Crusader in I-77 toll-lane fight sees progress ahead
The Business Journals - 2018-08-29
Cintra received a 50-year exclusive contract, meaning no more lanes can be added ... and bond filings to note the Cintra project is designed to guarantee minimum travel speeds the length of the entire route, but not in the narrower span surrounding Lake ...

Spirit of Tasmania: Horses allegedly suffocated on journey back to Melbourne
The Daily Telegraph - 2018-08-29
Picture: Supplied Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Wagga Wagga ... was something wrong with the polo ponies about an hour after he drove off the Spirit of Tasmania because of the lack of movement in the back of the horse truck. Upon stopping at a friend ...

Here's Why Your Can of Craft Beer Burst Open
Food & Wine - 2018-08-25
Keeping you in the know on all the latest & greatest food and travel news, and other special offers.

World Travel Awards to celebrate hospitality elite in Durban
Travel News - 2018-08-24
World Travel Awards is partnering with Hilton Durban to offer exclusive accommodation rates to attendees of the gala ceremony. Graham Cooke, founder, World Travel Awards, said: "I am honoured that the beautiful city of Durban is forming part of World ...

For the Love of Cars and Business: An exclusive Interview with Ikenna Ordor, founder of Starr Luxury Cars
Ventures Africa - 2018-08-23
In this exclusive interview with Ventures Africa ... IK: Starr Luxury Cars is taking pole position as the AirBnB of Luxury Ground Travel in the UK, which we are aiming to scale up to tier 1 cities across the globe. Our brand is Unique because we ...

Row on a Boat: Roger Ver and Jimmy Song to Hash Out Bitcoin Matters on Blockchain Boat Cruise - 2018-08-23
The debate will take place during the third annual Blockchain Cruise on the Mediterranean, from Barcelona to Monte Carlo and Ibiza. In a recent tweet, announced that Song and Ver will once again come together to discuss Bitcoin Cash (BCH), a ...

Best Western(R) Hotels Resorts Unveils Exclusive Hotel Deals at 48th Thai Tiew Thai Travel Fair, Bangkok - 2018-08-23
Best Western Hotels & Resorts is unveiling a series of exclusive hotel packages and promotions to visitors at the 48th Thai Tiew Thai travel fair in Bangkok. The latest edition of the popular consumer travel show will take place at Queen Sirikit National ...

Mainland plans upgrade to home return permit - 2018-08-23
"Transportation will be more convenient. Some people, for example, who are 60 years old may be able to benefit from public services and travel for free because you will have a mainland ID card, and not a travel permit. You can also apply for a mainland ...

Air Travel Isn't Getting Worse, but Passengers Are Less Satisfied
Travel + Leisure - 2018-08-21
The survey recorded an all-time high of satisfaction with complaint handling. However that record high is still only 64 percent. Receive exclusive travel deals, insider tips, inspiration, breaking news updates, and more. Announces the Addition of Dreamy Island Getaways to Its Website
Yahoo Finance - 2018-08-20
The Stays blog is a part of, one of the top 10,000 most visited sites in the United States and features the latest in luxury travel news including destinations west of the ...

EXCLUSIVE: High Point University adds new school
The Business Journals - 2018-08-20
Tuition, room and board at HPU will cost more than $49,000 for the upcoming school year. According to the College Board, books, spending money and travel costs add an average of $4,000 in costs to private undergraduate attendance. "We don't want to grow ...

Los Angeles to host 2018 US China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference on August 22
ACN Newswire - 2018-08-17
Event sponsors include Triphop, a social travel and rewards platform based out of Silicon ... Coin Delite, Blockchain Daily News, CoinMarketPlus, Belink Communications,, BTC Manager,, BraveNewCoin, TheCryptoCoinCenter, The Daily ...

Fees to be cut on China high-speed rail tickets bought in HK
EJ Insight - 2018-08-16
Hong Kong people who buy high-speed rail tickets locally for travel between stations in mainland China could ... Tien said. In related news, Lam said she will ask CRC general manage Lu Dongfu to come to Hong Kong next month to attend the commencement ...

Seasoned hotel executive joins Bahamas luxury resort
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 2018-08-12
Enchantment Group announced the appointment of Jason Trollip as Managing Director of The Cove, Eleuthera in the Bahamas. A seasoned and highly-motivated executive, Trollip brings over 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry to The Cove ...

China's thirst for wine is outpacing the rest of the world. Here's why
South China Morning Post - 2018-08-11
Max Cao, general manager of global procurement, JD Worldwide The Ao Yun winery in Yunnan made news for being backed by luxury powerhouse LVMH. Its first vintage, a 2013, was well-received on its release in 2016. "Ao Yun is very, very good," Au says.

10 Most-Booked Airbnb Food Experiences Around the World
Food & Wine - 2018-08-09
($46 per person.) Keeping you in the know on all the latest & greatest food and travel news, and other special offers.

Why UK travelers have great news for tourism in Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt?
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 2018-08-08
Terror threats perceived to have diminished Tourists from the UK are heading back to Turkey, Egypt and Turkey, all destinations that until recently were considered by many to be at risk of unrest or terrorism. This is according to the latest findings which ...

Tourism Power House: Disruption is not so bad
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 2018-08-08
Even as technology continues to grow at a rapid unprecedented pace in the travel industry, players should watch out for and keep in mind that things like disruption are actually not so bad by itself and local experiences by visitors are important. These ...

Travel booking platform raises HK$1.5b
The Standard - 2018-08-07
Klook, the Hong Kong-based travel booking platform founded in 2014, says it raised HK$1.56 billion from Sequoia China, Goldman Sachs, TCV, and others. "The funding and extensive experience from our new investors will let us further solidify our merchant ...

Dubai hosts Travel Tech Middle East Congress
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 2018-08-01
The second annual event of the Verve Travel Tech Middle East Congress will be held in Dubai on September 26 and September 27, 2018. The Travel Tech Middle East congress will focus on data insights and technology. There will be presentations on top ...

Myanmar to allow visa-free entry for Japanese and Korean tourists, but Chinese must still pay US$50
South China Morning Post - 2018-08-01
Last week, the ministry sent a notification to the Union of Myanmar Travel Association to inform it of the new visa rules, which will begin on October 1 as a one-year trial. Japanese and South Korean travellers will be allowed visa-free entry by air and ...

Travel The World With Kirkwood-Based Sunrise Tours
South County Times - 2018-08-01
Sunrise Tours, a local tour operator specializing in group vacation packages, is already gearing up for its 25th anniversary by offering an exclusive charter cruise ... beer and wine on travel days set Sunrise apart from the competition.

How Are Millennials Using Travel Technology?
Forbes - 2018-07-31
They were wowed, and subsequently hooked. Instead of hoarding decades of travel photos in boxes or online albums, these seasoned luxury advisors are now sharing their exclusive travel experiences and connections with their entire network in real time.

Iconic legacy lived through tourism development
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 2018-07-30
Such is the vision and aspiration of a unique partnership that came to life at the time of celebration of a great life - the Centenary of President Nelson Mandela. Just a matter of days ago, on July 18th - the date declared by the United Nations as the ...

The Best Last-Minute Summer 2018 Travel Deals You Need To Book ASAP
Forbes - 2018-07-30
This year the exclusive promotion will include everything from a complimentary ... Hampton by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton. Rush over to the group travel site as the budget-friendly rates will only last until August 2. The brand is giving aspiring ...

Veterans of business: The Plymouth bosses who just won't quit
Plymouth Herald - 2018-07-30
Chairman and founder of Princess Yachts International, David King was born in Dundee in 1942, studied for an engineering degree at the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth and served in the Royal Navy until 1963, when, with two friends he established charter ...

9 best Costco travel vacation packages
AOL - 2018-07-29
But, are you maximizing the additional perks the warehouse store has to offer -- especially Costco travel packages? Costco members have access to members-only discounts and exclusive deals at several Caribbean resorts, European tour packages and other ...

Travel Like a Celebrity
The Advocate - 2018-07-27
If you thought fancy perks like helicopter flights to wine country, a private state-of-the art screening room, and exclusive in-room Spago dining (the only place in country to offer that) are amenities only enjoyed by millionaires and moguls, think again.

Credit Card Trends: The Rise of Travel Benefits Cards Has Had Some Unintended Consequences
The Motley Fool - 2018-07-26
And the other ancillary travel benefits are getting dialed back, too. How should this affect your choice of a credit card? Austin has some thoughts. Plus, he has some advice about the best ways to open and use new credit cards. A full transcript follows ...

InterContinental Hotels Group pencils in 2023 opening for Kimpton Frankfurt
Travel News - 2018-07-25
Kimpton De Witt in Amsterdam was the first Kimpton property to open outside of the Americas in May 2017. See what Breaking Travel News discovered when we visited the property earlier this year.