Apple Leisure Group touts advisors, says clients ready to travel: Travel Weekly

There has been a dramatic shift in consumer desire to get back on the road over the past few weeks, and advisors are key to providing the expertise that will give travelers the confidence needed to guide the industry to recovery.

Those were the key and oft-repeated messages over the past two weeks from Apple Leisure Group (ALG) executives, both at their virtual Ascend Summit and again in online briefings

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279,694 Shares in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) Purchased by Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 279,694 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $3,018,000.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Blackstone Group

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Signature’s CEO: Advisors Will Guide Us Back to Travel

Alex Sharpe, Signature Travel Network’s president and CEO, launched Signature Virtual Connections to a worldwide audience of 2,000 members and partners in August. The virtual program, all focused on selling travel in a COVID-19 world, is touted as the cornerstone of Signature’s recovery plan.

“We need to embrace the new travel landscape and consumer sentiment, with new approaches to selling travel,” said Sharpe during the event. “Unfortunately, we

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