Baby Boomers Generate Highest Travel Volume In U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC — According to the Travel Industry Association of America’s (TIA) Domestic Travel Market Report, 2003 Edition, Baby Boomers (age 35 to 54) generate more travel than any other age group in the U.S., registering more than 241 million household trips last year. Mature travelers (age 55+) took 31 percent of all household trips; Generation X and Y (age 18-34) took 26 percent.

Franchise Industry Booms in 2005

Entrepreneur magazine's 27th annual ranking of the top U.S. franchise opportunities reveals that 2005 saw phenomenal growth in the franchise industry — growth that helped power the small and medium business (SMB) market to new heights.

Best Western Extends BESTRATES Promotion Due to Incredible Success

PHOENIX, April 3, 2002- Due to the success of the BestRates(tm) promotion introduced last winter, Best Western International is extending the program, which offers special room rates, through May 16. The coast-to-coast sale features exceptional pricing at more than 2,300 Best Western properties throughout Canada and the United States. Frequent travelers will find these rates … Read more

Hilton HHonors Hits the Highway With GMAC Insurance

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 9, 2002–Hilton HHonors(R), one of the world's leading guest reward programs, has added GMAC Insurance to the program's family of partners. HHonors members in the U.S. now can earn 1,000 bonus points simply by requesting an auto insurance quote from GMAC Insurance. One of the best-known names in the industry, GMAC … Read more

The Marcus Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 11, 2002–Directors of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.055 per share of common stock. The dividend will be paid May 15, 2002 to shareholders of record April 25, 2002. The Board of Directors also declared a dividend of $0.05 per share on the Class B common stock. … Read more