Travel and Hospitality Press Releases

The Club at Mediterra Named Community of the Year for 10th Time at the Sand Dollar Awards Gala

Each year the Collier Building Industry Association's Sales & Marketing Council hosts a gala known as the Sand Dollar Awards to recognize excellence in building, development, landscape, interior design, remodeling, commercial design, advertising, marketing, and sales. Recently the judging panel, a group comprised of industry experts, recognized The Club at Mediterra with an unprecedented 10th Community of the Year award. The honor was bestowed after careful evaluation of the 1,700-acre community's amenities, neighborhoods tucked into nature preserves, parks, lakes, and formal European garden. In addition to the community of the year recognition, two homes of Mediterra accumulated five Sand Dollar awards: The Belita garnered the Product Design and Interior Design of the Year honors in the $2,500,001 to $2.75 million category. Meanwhile, the Isabella Two-Story received product and interior design awards for homes prices from $3,000,001 to $3.25 million and Best Pool Design over $50,000.

Pete Ciarrocchi Announces Launch of New Website

Pete Ciarrocchi, best known as the Chairman and CEO of Chickie's & Pete's Crab House and Sports Bar, is pleased to announce the launch of his new website, There, residents of Philadelphia and its neighboring communities who are interested in learning about Ciarrocchi, including his past as well as his involvement in local charities and his other business ventures, are invited to do so.

Vantage Hospitality Group Joins the Fight Against Child Sex Trafficking by Signing the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct

LogoVantage Hospitality Group, Inc., a Top 10 hotel company with over 1,000 independently owned and operated hotels around the globe, joined ECPAT-USA in the fight against child sex slavery at the source by signing the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct (The Code).

South Philly Pretzel Factory Offering Party Trays for Holidays

LogoWhen planning to throw or attend a party this holiday season, be sure to spice up the event by bringing a tray of soft and delicious pretzels. As the holiday season is approaching, provide a platter that everyone will enjoy as the South Philly Pretzel Factory is offering party trays throughout the holidays. Each tray comes with up to three eight-ounce dips, and customers can choose whether the popular minis, rivets, rods, or pretzel dogs will be a hit at their party.

"Travel Retail in Croatia" Published

LogoTravel retail showed strong positive results in 2013, with a 9% increase in value sales to reach HRK2.8 billion. Online sales affected almost all relevant areas of travel retail. Internet transactions value for accommodation showed a 10% increase in 2013, continuing the trend of booking accommodation through various groupon/discount sites such as or, frequently offering discounted accommodation packages for various destinations throughout the year. Exchange remained as...

New Market Research Report: Travel and Tourism in Sudan

LogoAfter a referendum held in January 2011 saw 99% of the population of South Sudan vote for independence from Sudan, the government of Sudan agreed to its separation into two countries. After decades of a north-south civil war which has resulted in the deaths of 1.5 million people, it is hoped that this separation can bring peace to the two countries. However, conflict is still raging in the regions of Abyei and Darfur and there are still ongoing territorial issues and political tensions between...

New Market Research Report: Tourism Flows Inbound in South Africa

LogoSouth Africa remains a global travel and tourism destination which represents excellent value for money to tourists from all over the world, including tourists travelling from all over Africa. The general cost of travelling to South Africa remained fairly low during 2013 as the total number of inbound arrivals grew by 6%. The travel and tourism industry in South Africa is highly competitive in terms of travel accommodation and transportation as there are numerous players operating within the industry. The availability of numerous companies in every travel and tourism category means that inbound tourists have a wide variety of options in terms of products and services at all price points, meaning that there is something for people regardless of their spending power. This often makes South Africa the preferred destination among all African countries as it is extremely expensive to travel to other African countries in terms of the cost of airfares, travel accommodation and various tourist activities.

Tourism Flows Outbound in Belgium - New Market Report

LogoOutbound travel continued to decline in 2013 as the fragile economy caused travellers to be careful with their spending. Mainly neighbouring countries such as France, Germany and the Netherlands, which accounted for 51% of the total number of trips, were affected as travellers sought out sunny destinations, albeit not too far away. Therefore, destinations such as Greece and Turkey were very popular among Belgian tourists. Business travel saw slightly positive growth as many companies and organisations became more willing to let their employees go on business trips abroad.

Recent Study: Tourist Attractions in South Africa

LogoSouth Africa continues to attract visitors from all over the world due to a broad range of visitor attractions it possesses. The fact that most of the tourist attractions in South Africa are spread across the countrys vast territory makes it more interesting for visitors to travel to these places. The Western Cape Province remains one of the main tourist destinations in the country due to this high number of tourist attractions located there, including Table Mountain, Robben Island and the V&A Waterfront and a diverse range of natural scenery, most of which is indigenous to the province. Announces Disney World Home Rentals for Valentine's Day 2015

Couples looking to book now for a Disney vacation retreat during the Valentine's Day holiday next year are invited to reserve a rental home with Rather than opting for a typical hotel room, couples can have a full house to themselves for a temporary stay. The luxury rental homes are available for February and are just minutes away from the Disney World Theme Park and other attractions.

The THERAPY-IV Remains No.1 Activity in Miami Beach According to TripAdvisor

LogoThe THERAPY-IV, a Miami Beach Deep Sea Fishing Charter Operation, was awarded the coveted Certificate of Excellence for 2014 by TripAdvisor, a major travel website.

City Edge Apartment Hotels Now Offers Apartment Accommodation in Melbourne for the Month of December

LogoCity Edge Apartment Hotels is now offering apartment accommodation in Melbourne for the month of December at the most effective prices. Their hotels provide all the basic facilities that are required for the comfortable living. The Month of December is the perfect place to visit in Melbourne as one can enjoy endless events that are associated with the Christmas Eve, then followed by new year celebrations and city Edge Apartment Hotels provides excellent serviced apartment in Melbourne for both leisure travelers and business travelers.

Data2CRM Announces Automated SugarCRM to Insightly Migration

Data2CRM, the unique CRM migration service, has already established the way of absolutely easy and fast data transfer. Now, there is no need to possess coding skills in order to perform successful SugarCRM to Insightly migration. The service automates the procedure to a few hours on average.

Grande Bay Resort & Spa to Welcome 2015 with Tropical HAWAII BLAST

LogoHot news for those looking forward to some thrill this year, Grande Bay Resort & Spa has declared to welcome 2015 with Tropical HAWAII BLAST.

Corporate Visits to Vietnam Get Cheaper with

LogoThose planning a corporate visit to Vietnam soon need not worry any more about pricey visa hassles, has announced 26 percent discounts on corporate accounts for its online visa service.

Integrating Business Intelligence in Corporate Travel Solutions

LogoThe success of any corporate travel program lies on the ability to manage travelers. It is about understanding the thinking and decision-making process of the travelers. And a corporate travel management agency can do just that for your company.

Travel Retail in Malaysia - New Report Available

LogoTravel retail of Malaysia in 2013 outperformed growth in 2012 with 17% current value growth. This was supported by a boost in arrivals numbers and the maintained level of tourism flow domestic trips. Sales of travel retail package holidays continued to hold the largest value share of travel retail at 62%. This continued popularity was due to many consumers preferring to sign up for package holidays that cover everything for their entire trip, including accommodation, flight tickets, meals and...

Village Catering Announces That They Are Now Available to Cater Spring 2015 Weddings

LogoVillage Catering is a Philadelphia-based catering company that has over two decades of catering experience. This December, they are eager to announce that they are now taking clients who are looking to have their spring 2015 wedding catered either off-site or at Village Catering's own catering hall—Cottage Green.

Sage Catering Announces Availabilities for Holiday Parties

LogoAs the holidays are a very stressful and busy stretch, now is the time to start looking for a venue and catering service for an upcoming party. Hiring the right company can make or break the affair, as well as take the pressure off the person trying to plan it. Helping relieve the stress associated with planning an event, Sage Catering has announced availabilities for holiday parties. Their professionals can handle all aspects of the holiday soiree from aiding in finding the right location to post-party cleanup.

Dante Ristorante: Celebrating 25 Years of Fineness

LogoDante Ristorante, a popular restaurant located in Great Falls, Virginia, is celebrating their 25th Anniversary this December. The restaurant, which is owned by well-known chef Giuseppe DI Benigno and the family has a historical significance attached to it. The building of the restaurant is a part of an old Victorian mansion, which has been renovated into a beautiful restaurant. For years, Dante Ristorante has been known for their fresh foods and consistent quality in their meals. Nestled in the lush countryside of Great Falls, Virginia, Dante is just minutes away from Tysons Corner and Reston Town Center. The restaurant owner, Giuseppe DI Benigno has obtained his formal culinary training at the Istituto Alberghiero DI Stato in Pescara, Italy before relocating to the United States.

Ooh Lah Lah - New Zealand Restaurateur Seeks to Restore Classic Building

Carlos Keough's dream is to combine the old and the new in Napier City, New Zealand, restoring an iconic building in which his restaurant is located.

To Lisbon with Love - Europetoo Announces Air & Land Packages to Lisbon from $1279 Plus $100 Discount

EuropeToo, part of The Isramworld Portfolio of Brands, and one of America's leading tour operators is offering a time limited $100 discount per couple on selected tours to Lisbon.

Offering the Real Jamaican Vacation Experience - Jamaica Ocean View Villa

LogoJamaica Ocean View Villa is glad to be offering its guests the truest and most enjoyable of Jamaican vacations on the island ever. Jamaica Ocean View Villa, a true alternative to an all-inclusive resort, is now offering amazing deals and offers for Christmas holiday bookings at the villa. Publishes Guide on How to Apply for an ESTA VISA

ESTA Application USA recently published a guide on their website,, to help travelers apply for the Electronic System Travel Authorization (ESTA). The website also offers ESTA application with no registration. ESTA Application USA is a UK based company whose main goal is to offer a convenient and suitable way to register for the ESTA VISA for people travelling to the United States. The company mainly focuses on processing ESTA applications.

"Travel Retail in Romania" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoTravel retail value sales continued to grow slowly in 2013, by 2%, driven by the overall upsurge in tourist numbers, especially outbound travellers. Growing disposable incomes, large travel distances and the preference for exotic locations all benefit the growth in sales of travel retail services; however, the upsurge in 2013 was much slower than in 2012 due to the fact that an increasing number of tourists find information on the internet and often avoid contracting specialised travel retail...

New Market Research Report: Tourism Flows Inbound in Malaysia

LogoInternational arrivals grew by 4% in number of trips in 2013, compared to a mere 1% volume growth in 2012. Stronger volume growth identified in international arrivals is mainly due to strong promotional efforts shown by the tourism board of Malaysia in promoting the country as a tourism destination to the world. Malaysia continued to be promoted with the slogan of Malaysia Truly Asia to the rest of the world by Tourism Malaysia with a diverse range of activities being introduced, ranging from shopping to rich culture and heritage, to nature attractions like rainforests. All these attractive places managed to help to boost international arrivals to Malaysia in 2013.

Fuzzy Logic Eat & Drink Haus Kick off Holiday Season Live Performance by LMT Connection

Sunday December 21st at 10PM – all of us at Fuzzy Logic Eat & Drink Haus would like to invite everyone of our friends and customers to our CHRISTMAS PARTY with LMT!