On PR Newswire: Marriott Investigating Data Breach, OpenTable Reveals 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018, NHL Announces Expansion to Seattle

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:

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Marriott Announces Starwood Guest Reservation Database Security Incident

Marriott has taken measures to investigate and address a data security incident involving the Starwood guest reservation database.  On Nov. 19 the investigation determined that there was unauthorized access to the database, which contained guest information relating to reservations at Starwood properties on or before Sept. 10.

TD Bank Holiday Shopping Infographic

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TD Bank Holiday Retail Report Finds the Average Holiday Shopper Will Spend $530 This Season

Every year consumers flock to stores with one goal in mind: finding the perfect presents for their family, friends and colleagues. This year, holiday shoppers are eager to find the best deals, with 60% planning to compare prices online before purchasing. However, 66% don’t plan to finance any of their holiday spending, missing out on potential discounts and rewards.

Restaurant table with four place settings

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OpenTable Diners Have Spoken: The 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018

On Dec. 5 OpenTable revealed the 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018 according to OpenTable diners. The list is a comprehensive look at the year’s most beloved dining spots culled from more than 12 million verified diner reviews of over 28,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

Hockey game with Antoine Vermette, Patrick Sharp

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National Hockey League Approves Expansion Team in Seattle

On Dec. 4, the National Hockey League’s board of governors voted to approve Seattle as the 32nd NHL franchise for the 2021-22 season. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the decision by the league’s board of governors, which voted unanimously in favor of Seattle’s expansion application.

Aerial view of LaGuardia Airport

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LaGuardia Gateway Partners to Open First 11 Gates in Brand New Terminal B

LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), the private entity operating and redeveloping LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, announced Nov. 29 that it will open the first 11 gates located in the eastern concourse of the new state-of-the-art Terminal B on Dec. 1.  LGP is comprised of Vantage Airport Group, Skanska, Meridiam and JLC Infrastructure.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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