PCH Hotels &amp;amp; Resorts | March 16, 2023
PCH Hotels & Resorts, a hospitality solutions provider, has recently announced that it has expanded its services to open third-party hotel management services for the additional ownership groups.
PCH Hotels & Resorts has been working for different properties with a combined operational experience of about 200 years. It has achieved many awards and accolades like Marriott’s recognition, IHG and travel-based publications. It offers services for hotel operations, revenue management, food & beverage management, spa, capital budget management, accounting, human resources and IT solutions. Its operational team suggests a strategic and data-driven approach for positive topline development, budgeting, market share growth, community stewardship and guest experiences. It focuses on experiential lifestyle hotels and resorts while operating many F&B outlets and European spas. It outranks both branded and independent boutique hotels in the Southern U.S.
Its additional acquisition and development abilities include due diligence assistance, brand selection and evaluation, capital expenditure assessment and CAPEX plan development, repositioning and rebranding analysis, hotel design and site plan analysis, IT Infrastructure, market and revenue projections, franchise agreement review and assistance, business plan development, and pre-opening services.
Chairman and CEO of PCH Hotels & Resorts, James Buckalew said, “Historically, we have provided third-party hotel operations services for a select group of hoteliers, but as the market continues to rebound post-pandemic, we believe now is the time to begin offering our services to a larger pool.” He added, “Having operated hotels since 1999, PCH understands what it takes to manage a successful hotel that provides outstanding guest services and a profitable bottom line with 2022 a record year.”
(Source – Business Wire)
About PCH Hotels & Resorts
Headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, PCH Hotels & Resorts, a hospitality company, specializes in refined comfort, Southern hospitality, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, and exceptional guest experiences. It is a franchised management company with Marriott. It has acquired different hospitality companies like the Grand Hotel Resort and Spa. It has been among the top hospitality employer in Alabama since 2000. It manages various properties like Renaissance Marriott resort properties, Marriott resort properties, Autograph Collection resort, and the Outlet Shop. Each property is near the extensive Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. The Retirement Systems of Alabama owns its broad portfolio.
COMMERCIAL TRAVEL, AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS
TA Connections | February 20, 2023
TA Connections, a FLEETCOR company and a market leader in end-to-end solutions for airline operations, recently announced that it deliver its new re-ticketing service for distressed passengers to easyJet, a leading European low-cost airline. TA Connections' innovative ticketing technology enables easyJet to promptly rebook passengers facing travel disruptions on alternate airlines using an automated system that provides visibility into the available flight inventory.
TA Connections' smart re-ticketing solution seamlessly links with several supply channels, including NDC (New Distribution Capability), GDS (Global Distribution Systems), airline consolidators, private inventory, and directly with airline reservation systems, all through a single interface. Additionally, it is integrated within the TA Connections' TA Disruption Hub, providing easyJet and its customers with a comprehensive view of all flight options and real-time booking capabilities. This integration allows for a faster and more convenient rebooking process for displaced passengers, ensuring they can quickly be booked to their desired destination.
Mike Appleton, President of TA Connections, shared, "We've had the pleasure of being an extension of easyJet's crew and distressed passenger lodging and transportation operations for more than a decade and look forward to playing an even bigger role in their customer care with our new re-ticketing solution." He added, "This state-of-the-art technology is really a game-changer when it comes to minimizing the impact of travel disruptions for airline passengers. As an addition to our existing service platform, we can help airlines simplify their operations, control costs and improve customer loyalty even more moving forward."
(Source – Business Wire)
The new intelligent ticketing technology from TA Connections is the latest initiative to provide airline customers with unmatched access to inventory, automated pricing/fare optimization, configurable compliance and policies, and fully digital ticketing experiences for global passenger and crew needs.
About TA Connections
TA Connections, headquartered in Miami (Florida), offers a suite of next-generation solutions designed to simplify travel management, making it more affordable and efficient for clients worldwide. With a reputation for world-class operational reliability and agility, it seamlessly integrates with client crew scheduling and communication systems. From disrupted passenger hotel accommodations and transportation services to data analytics and machine-learning guided insights, clients trust the company's services worldwide. Through its transformative approach to travel management, the company seeks to delight the world's most mobile workforce while revolutionizing the industry.
AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS
Canada Jetlines | February 21, 2023
Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. has recently confirmed that Canadian travel agents can now monitor and book Canada Jetlines seat inventory through the Sabre Global Distribution System. Sabre Corporation, a leading provider of software and technology to the global travel industry, will enable its subscribers based in Canada to sell Canada Jetlines inventory through this collaboration.
Duncan Bureau, Chief Commercial Officer at Canada Jetlines, shared, "We are excited to be able to distribute our seats through Sabre's extensive global marketplace.” He added, “Canada Jetlines has built strong relationships with the Travel Agency community who will benefit from the ease of booking flights and vacations within the Sabre environment. The airline is looking forward to adding more markets and partners across North America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.”
(Source – PR Newswire)
By partnering with Sabre and joining its global marketplace, Canada Jetlines will gain greater visibility among travel agents and consumers, allowing the airline to expand its geographic reach and attract new leisure travelers to its network. This move will enable the company to enhance its customer base and improve customer loyalty by providing travel agents with more options to create optimal travel experiences for their clients.
The airline has also announced plans to launch new routes to Melbourne/Orlando, Las Vegas, and Cancun, Mexico in February and March of 2023. These new routes will expand Canada Jetlines' network and provide more options for travelers looking to avail of its services. To support this expansion, Canada Jetlines will use Airbus A320 aircrafts, which are well-suited for short and medium-haul flights, offering passengers a comfortable and efficient travel experience.
About Canada Jetlines
Canada Jetlines is a Toronto-based leisure carrier offering affordable flights to popular destinations. With a 100% equity financing and a well-capitalized business model, the company operates a growing fleet of Airbus 320 aircraft, providing economical pricing to the Canadian market and beyond. The company’s experienced team and efficient aircraft design enable them to deliver value-focused travel options to their customers. Utilizing a state-of-the-art web booking platform, it aims to offer a seamless, turnkey solution for travel agents, tour operators, and consumers, while generating revenue on reservations and ancillary sales.