Two event tech startups, Bizzabo and Gather, have raised millions in funding to help businesses and restaurants manage and grow events. The companies are benefiting from a 2019 Megatrend that…

Two event tech startups, Bizzabo and Gather, have raised millions in funding to help businesses and restaurants manage and grow events. The companies are benefiting from a 2019 Megatrend that Skift summarized as “real-world experiences gain value in an era of tech burnout.”
-Sean O’Neill

Bluegreen Vacations Declares Second Quarter 2019 Dividend

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE: BXG) (“Bluegreen Vacations” or “the Company”) announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.17 per…

BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE: BXG) (“Bluegreen Vacations” or “the Company”) announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.17 per share. The dividend is payable May 15, 2019 to shareholders of record as of the close of trading on April 30, 2019. About Bluegreen Vacations Corporation: Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE: BXG) is a leading vacation ownership company that markets and sells vacation own

United’s plan to launch direct flights between New York and Cape Town, South Africa, is a potential bonanza for tourism in the city and the wider region. Now local operators…

United’s plan to launch direct flights between New York and Cape Town, South Africa, is a potential bonanza for tourism in the city and the wider region. Now local operators are holding thumbs the seasonal route becomes year-round.
-Richard Holmes

Despegar.com Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results Call and Webcast

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despegar.com, Corp. (NYSE:DESP), the leading online travel company in Latin America, today announced that it will report its First Quarter 2019 results on Thursday, May 9, before…

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Despegar.com, Corp. (NYSE:DESP), the leading online travel company in Latin America, today announced that it will report its First Quarter 2019 results on Thursday, May 9, before the market opens. Earnings ReleaseThursday, May 9, 2019Time: Before Market Open Conference CallThursday, May 9, 2019Time: 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time Quiet Period (3 weeks)Thursday, April 18 through Thursday, May 9, 2019 ExecutivesMr. Damián Scokin, Chief Executive OfficerMr. Albert

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Bluegreen Vacations Honored for Excellence with Three 2019 ARDA Awards

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE: BXG) (“Bluegreen Vacations”), a leading vacation ownership company, was honored with three awards at the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards Gala…

BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE: BXG) (“Bluegreen Vacations”), a leading vacation ownership company, was honored with three awards at the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) Awards Gala in Orlando on April 10. Considered the industry gold standard, the 2019 ARDA Awards program celebrates excellence in the vacation ownership industry in categories including resort operations, marketing and sales, management and administration, advertisin

Previously working with notable brands such as Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts and most recently, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Shamim brings years of experience in global sales…

Previously working with notable brands such as Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts and most recently, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Shamim brings years of experience in global sales in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors to Margaritaville.

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Opening in July

Set to debut on July 1, the all-villa resort spans three private islands, providing secluded enclaves and a tranquil escape.

Set to debut on July 1, the all-villa resort spans three private islands, providing secluded enclaves and a tranquil escape.

The resort features a 210,000-square-foot casino; 15 dining and lounge venues; 671 guest rooms and suites; 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space; an ultra-premium spa; and a…

The resort features a 210,000-square-foot casino; 15 dining and lounge venues; 671 guest rooms and suites; 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space; an ultra-premium spa; and a four-season, six-acre Harborwalk, featuring pedestrian and b…

Mr. C Coconut Grove Hotel Opens in Miami

Mr. C Coconut Grove is the third property operated by the Cipriani brothers, who currently operate a 138 key luxury property in Beverly Hills, California and a 66 key luxury…

Mr. C Coconut Grove is the third property operated by the Cipriani brothers, who currently operate a 138 key luxury property in Beverly Hills, California and a 66 key luxury property located in the lower Manhattan neighborhood of the Seaport Distric…