Shelton resident honored by Convention & Sports Bureau
Shelton resident David Kelly was among six Connecticut residents honored by the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau with "Bring It Home Awards" which honor a state's residents for contributions to their state's status as a convention and major sporting events venue. The awards ceremony was held at the Inn at Middletown in Middletown and was attended by convention and hospitality leaders from across the state. Kelly was awarded for bringing Spectrum Plastics Group's national sales meetings and leadership meetings to the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport since 2011.
Academy Bus will acquire Golden Ring Travel in Baltimore
Academy Bus announced an agreement in principal to acquire Baltimore-based Golden Ring Travel. The agreement is the latest in a series of steps to expand charter and tour offerings in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. region. Based in Hoboken, N.J., Academy is a provider of charter and commuter bus services, using 10 locations in Northeast, including new ones in Bridgeport.
BRBC hosts Iberian trip
The Bridgeport Regional Business Council is hosting a guided tour to Spain, the Portuguese Riviera and Morocco from Oct. 3 through Oct. 15. The journey will begin with three days in Madrid, Spain, followed by the Costa del Sol, Morocco and Granada and a three-day tour of the Portuguese Riviera. For more information, contact Stephanie Lindley at 203-335-3800 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost until April 3 is double, $3,899; single, $4,499; and triple, $3,869. After April 3, double, $4,149; single, $4,749; triple, $4,119.