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Sky Zone announces the grand re-opening of its Madison, Wisconsin park with the addition of nine new attractions, doubling the amount of activities since the park’s opening in early 2017.
February 25th, 2020 | TRENDING
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the appointment of Daniel Blanchard as Chief Technology Officer.
February 21st, 2020
Sky Zone, creator of the world’s first indoor trampoline park and an ongoing leader in developing new active entertainment experiences, announces the grand opening of its Carlsbad location in California.
February 19th, 2020
The innovative family entertainment center that sends its guests soaring from two-story high obstacles announced its intentions to expand through franchising in Charlotte.
February 19th, 2020
February 11th, 2020
School of Rock and Hard Rock International believe that getting away from the office should be fun and collaborative.
February 10th, 2020
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today announces the signing of a management agreement with Elysian Hotel Management Company Limited, for a unique new property near Khao Yai National Park in central Thailand.
February 7th, 2020
The innovative family entertainment center that sends its guests soaring from two-story high obstacles announced its intentions to expand through franchising in Milwaukee.
February 4th, 2020
Red Roof®, the leader in upscale economy lodging, as part of its Room in Your Heart campaign, is sharing the love with two organizations in February: Flying Horse Farms.
February 3rd, 2020
The innovative family entertainment center that sends its guests soaring from two-story high obstacles announced its intentions to expand through franchising in Baltimore.
January 29th, 2020
School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, was recently ranked number 219 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, with the brand claiming the top ranking in the child enrichment category.
January 23rd, 2020
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IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the appointment of two senior marketing executives.
January 22nd, 2020
Sky Zone, creator of the world’s first indoor trampoline park and continued industry leader, announces the grand opening of its Hampton location in Virginia
January 22nd, 2020
The Krystal Foundation announces $29,520 in funding for 14 schools selected from a record-high number of applicants during its first grant window for the 2019-2020 academic year.
January 16th, 2020
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) has announced a strategic partnership with long-standing partner Asset World Corporate (AWC), Thailand's leading integrated lifestyle real-estate group, to manage a portfolio of properties across Thailand.
January 16th, 2020
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, hosted its annual Convention in Hollywood, Florida from December 2-6.
January 10th, 2020
Thrillz, the innovative family entertainment center that sends its guests soaring from two-story high obstacles, announced its intentions to expand through franchising in Atlanta.
January 9th, 2020
Funtopia Franchising has recently been included in Franchise Dictionary Magazine’s Top 100 Game Changers for 2019. Seven years into operations, the active entertainment concept now enjoys global recognition and a steady expansion.
January 8th, 2020
Sky Zone, creator of the world's first indoor trampoline park, is bouncing into the New Year by donating Sky Zone Memberships to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Canada (BBBS).
January 7th, 2020
Pebb Capital, a diversified, multi-strategy real estate and private equity investment firm, today announced the opening of Hampton Inn by Hilton Miami Beach Mid-Beach in Miami Beach, Florida.
December 23rd, 2019
G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company of Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands in the United States and Canada, announced Adam Cannon has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President, Brand Management.
December 19th, 2019
FlannelJax’s, America’s premier axe-throwing and Lumberjack experience, recently named Terry Stewart as Vice President – Franchise Services & Operations.
December 19th, 2019
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MUTTS Canine Cantina®, the fastest growing pet eatertainment concept in North America, finalized the lease for a new franchise location in the Allen area.
December 17th, 2019
Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2019 Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards Gala held at the Conrad New York.
December 16th, 2019
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today the launch of IHG® Studio, a new digital in-room guest entertainment solution.
December 13th, 2019
InterContinental Hotels Group ("IHG") [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] today announces that Arthur de Haast is to be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of IHG.
December 6th, 2019
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, kicked off its highly anticipated annual Convention in Hollywood, Fla. at The Diplomat Beach Resort with more than 700 Cruise Planners® travel advisors and hundreds of trade partners.
December 4th, 2019
The Krystal Company is serving a handspun Eggnog Shake this holiday season. Made with soft serve ice cream and topped with whipped cream, this yuletide treat is a sweet deal at $2.99 (prices may vary by location).
November 26th, 2019
FlannelJax’s, the premier axe-throwing and Lumberjack experience, will open its newest location on Saturday, November 23 at 601 Lake Michigan Dr. in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
November 20th, 2019
The Krystal Company has hired two senior executives with extensive QSR experience to lead its ongoing revitalization plan.
November 14th, 2019
Red Roof®, the leader in economy lodging, is giving back to charities across the country that assist and support military members, children, and pets.
November 14th, 2019
Travelodge® by Wyndham - part of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH),is building upon its 2019 growth momentum with the introduction of a new program in 2020 touting initiatives that streamline operations.
November 13th, 2019
Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, was recognized as a distinguished CEO by the South Florida Business & Wealth (SFBW) at their annual Apogee Awards.
November 12th, 2019
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, is always looking for ways to strengthen and grow its relationships with industry partners.
November 8th, 2019
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CEC Entertainment, Inc. ("CEC" or the "Company"), a nationally recognized leader in family entertainment and dining, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 29, 2019.
November 7th, 2019
Sky Zone announces the grand opening of its Clifton Park location in New York. With more than 200 locations open worldwide, the new park will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
November 6th, 2019
The Krystal Company plans to refranchise approximately 100-150 company-owned restaurants to well-capitalized multi-unit operators as part of its ongoing business and fleet revitalization.
October 31st, 2019
Sky Zone, creator of the world’s first indoor trampoline park and continued industry leader, announces the upcoming opening of its Murfreesboro location near Nashville, Tennessee.
October 29th, 2019
School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, announces the next phase to its groundbreaking approach to teaching musical proficiency with the launch of the School of Rock Method App.
October 24th, 2019
American Express Travel recognized, Julie Irovando, Cruise Planners franchise owner, with the prestigious Excellence in Card Benefits Fulfillment Award during the American Express Travel Forum in Los Angeles, California.
October 24th, 2019
MUTTS Canine Cantina®, the fastest growing pet eatertainment concept in North America, is ready to expand outside of Texas and “mark” its territory in Denver.
October 22nd, 2019
In this new role, Steve will be responsible for asset management, including dispositions, restructurings and actively managing investment positions, with a focus on our Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa (EMEAA) & Greater China regions.
October 21st, 2019
Today, Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, announced it has enhanced capability to micro-target direct mail and email marketing efforts.
October 17th, 2019
The Krystal Company has received international recognition for its best-in-class practices from the Association for Talent Development (ATD).
October 16th, 2019
Funtopia Franchising will present its latest entertainment innovation at IAAPA Expo 2019.
October 16th, 2019
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School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, announced the opening of its 250th location in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, the first of eight schools that will open in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro.
October 15th, 2019
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative solidified its territory as a top technology innovator with its Chief Information Officer, Brian Shultz, earning CIO of the Year Award at South Florida Business Journal’s Annual...
October 15th, 2019
Sky Zone, creator of the world’s first indoor trampoline park, is now offering its first-ever Membership program so you can Sky Zone Whenever You Want for less than the cost of two visits.
October 4th, 2019
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Management Agreement with Al Rawabi Regional Company for Hotels Resorts and Tourism Ltd. to open InterContinental® Durrat Al Riyadh next...
October 2nd, 2019
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative and its non-profit organization CP Cares™ has partnered with Food For The Poor (FFP) to provide humanitarian aid to The Bahamas devasted in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
October 2nd, 2019
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today announced a global partnership with JA (Junior Achievement) Worldwide.
September 26th, 2019
For the second year in a row, Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, is recognized in Florida Trend’s Florida 500 list.
September 26th, 2019
The Krystal Company is rolling out its Nashville Hot Chik systemwide on Monday, Sept. 30 as a stand-alone menu item and as part of Krystal’s Pick 5 for $5.55 promotion.
September 24th, 2019
Cruise Planners travel advisors get plugged into all things technology at the first-ever “Tech Days” hosted at Cruise Planners new Home Office in Florida.
September 19th, 2019
FlannelJax’s, a popular axe-throwing and Lumberjack Sports experience, opened it newest location on September 10 at 6704 Watts Road in Madison, Wisconsin.
September 19th, 2019
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