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Delta and Aeromexico Strike Multi-Year Deal with the Mexican National Team

2017-05-04

ATLANTA and MEXICO CITY, May 3, 2017 — Delta Air Lines and Aeroméxico today closed a multi-year sponsorship with the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF), the national governing body for the sport of soccer in Mexico and the Mexican National Team (MNT). The sponsorship designates the two airlines as The Official Airline Partners of the Mexican National Team. The sponsorship promises to deliver premier fan experiences, community engagement and unique online content.  With over 140 million loyal MNT fans living in Mexico and the United States, MNT plays an important role in the Hispanic culture and provides a natural platform to celebrate the start of the joint co-operation agreement between Delta and Aeromexico once the JCA becomes effective. Delta and Aeromexico will serve not only as the team’s official airlines, but the global sponsorship will include an array of promotional assets around all games in Mexico, Mexico hosted games in the U.S. as part of...

Cedar Fair Reports 2017 First-Quarter Results

2017-05-03

SANDUSKY, Ohio, May 3, 2017 – Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2017 and, due to the later timing of the Easter and spring break holidays, the Company provided an update on attendance and revenue trends through the end of April.  Historically, first-quarter results represent less than 5% of the Company’s full-year net revenues as the majority of its parks and facilities are closed during this quarter.  As a result, the Company typically operates at a loss during this period. “We are pleased with our early-season trends through the end of April, which for the most part normalizes for the spring break calendar shift associated with a later Easter holiday,” said Matt Ouimet, Cedar Fair’s chief executive officer.  “Net revenues through April are up 2% over the same four-month period last year.  While it...

Melissa McCarthy Joins Tom Cruise, Nichelle Nichols, & Other…

2017-04-11

“Our film festival seeks to redefine the image of women, not just on screen, but in culture as well,” said film festival Founder, Melanie Wise. “Our official hashtag is #womenkickass, and we try to convey that sensibility in everything that we do.” Hollywood, CA April 11, 2017 — The Artemis Women in Action Film Festival is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Artemis Women in Action Film Festival honoree, Melissa McCarthy. She will be receiving her award on April 20th, 2017 at Ahrya Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills. Ms. Melissa McCarthy will receive The Artemis Action Powerhouse Award which recognizes characters she has performed in her career that display strong, funny, and unstoppable women in film. Melissa has epitomized female action heroes in countless films. She has always embraced characters who are physically empowered — even when they make us laugh. Previous recipients of this award were Yancy...

Voya Financial Launches Enhanced Accident Insurance

2017-04-06

MINNEAPOLIS, April 6, 2017 — Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) announced today that it has launched an enhanced version of its accident insurance, part of Voya Employee Benefits’ Compass product suite. The new accident insurance features expanded benefit choices that include the potential for increased payouts. Additional benefits options include: a Sports Accident Benefit, a Health System Benefit, urgent care facility treatment and chiropractic treatment. In addition, the products’ expanded flexibility allows employers to build a plan that the meets their unique benefits needs and it can be included on virtually any enrollment platform or benefits administration system. “If there’s one thing we know for certain, it’s that healthcare is getting more expensive, and more and more costs are shifting to employees, so we’re...

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