Queenstown Airport Corporation names Mike Clay as the new General Manager of Operations

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Queenstown, New Zealand, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Senior aviation industry executive Mike Clay has joined the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) team as the new General Manager of Operations this week. Mike brings extensive strategic and operational experience in aviation, air services development, regulatory compliance, health and safety, environmental/aircraft noise management, and sustainable business practice… Read the full press release

Charleston International Airport’s 2013 apron expansion project recognized with the American Concrete Pavement Association’s Excellence in Concrete Pavement award

Charleston International Airport's 2013 apron expansion project recognized with the American Concrete Pavement Association’s Excellence in Concrete Pavement award

Charleston, S.C., 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2013 apron expansion project at Charleston International Airport has been recognized with the American Concrete Pavement Association’s Excellence in Concrete Pavement award. Each year for the past quarter century, the ACPA “Excellence in Concrete Pavement” awards have honored quality concrete pavements constructed in the United States and… Read the full press release

ICAD Group welcomes Marty Lenss, Director of the Eastern Iowa Airport, to the ICAD Group Board of Directors

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Iowa City, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — ICAD Group welcomes Marty Lenss, Director of the Eastern Iowa Airport, to the ICAD Group Board of Directors.  Lenss was confirmed at the ICAD Group January Board Meeting on January 16, 2015. “Many of our clients rely on air and cargo services, and having Marty’s input will be… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport: easyJet to fly from Liverpool to the Greek island of Zante this summer

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LIVERPOOL, UK, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is celebrating its first new route announcement of the year following today’s news that easyJet will be adding flights from Liverpool to the Greek island of Zante as part of their Summer 2015 programme from the Airport. This new route takes the number… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and India’s newest airline Vistara partner over their frequent flyer programmes

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NEW DELHI, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and India’s newest airline Vistara today announced a partnership between the KrisFlyer and Club Vistara frequent flyer programmes, providing members more opportunities for accrual and redemption rewards. The partnership enables KrisFlyer members to earn KrisFlyer miles when travelling on Vistara flights, and redeem Vistara flight… Read the full press release

UAE General Civil Aviation Authority authorised Etihad Flight College to provide the Multi Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) training program

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ABU DHABI, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Flight College, the world-class flight training college based at Al Ain International Airport in the UAE, is now authorised to provide the Multi Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) training program following certification as an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). A wholly-owned… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways destination management division Hala Abu Dhabi partner with 45 leading tour operators worldwide to promote Abu Dhabi

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ABU DHABI, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hala Abu Dhabi, the destination management division of Etihad Airways, will cooperate with 45 leading tour operators worldwide to promote Abu Dhabi as a tourist destination. Preferred sales agreements have been signed in 23 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia to expand… Read the full press release

2015 Camp Kids Are Kids “Game On” at Ritz-Carlton Chicago from August 9 to 13

2015 Camp Kids Are Kids “Game On” at Ritz-Carlton Chicago from August 9 to 13

Exciting updates unveiled at recent camper reunion Chicago, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On January 25, 2015, Camp Kids Are Kids Chicago (CKAKC) – the only urban camp for kids living with cancer – hosted a reunion at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) for children who attended the Camp’s inaugural session in August 2014…. Read the full press release

Private basketball session with Toni Kukoc at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago

Private basketball session with Toni Kukoc at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago

Private basketball session with Toni Kukoc now available to Hotel guests Chicago, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning February 1, 2015, guests of The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel, will have the opportunity to participate in an Extraordinary Experience that takes shooting hoops to an entirely new level. Guests can gather family and friends to… Read the full press release

U.S. News & World Report, Conde Nast Traveler, TripAdvisor and Travel + Leisure all agree: Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is the best for leisure and business travel

U.S. News & World Report, Conde Nast Traveler, TripAdvisor and Travel + Leisure all agree: Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is the best for leisure and business travel

In 2015, four major luxury travel and business organizations and their audiences’ name Four Seasons Hotel Seattle best for exceptional experiences and luxury services Seattle, U.S.A., 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report, Conde Nast Traveler, TripAdvisor and Travel + Leisure all agree: Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is the best for leisure and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways launched new cargo mobile application that offers cargo customers greater convenience when tracking shipments

Cathay Pacific’s new cargo mobile app offers greater convenience for cargo agents, forwarders and customers

HONG KONG, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways has launched a new cargo mobile application that offers cargo agents, forwarders and customers greater convenience when tracking shipments, in addition to a wide range of other information relevant to the operations of Cathay Pacific Cargo. Building on the services available at www.cathaypacificcargo.com, the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways received seven honours at the Customer Service Excellence Awards 2014 by the Hong Kong Association for Customer Service Excellence (HKACE)

Cathay Pacific's award winners at the HKACE Customer Service Excellence Awards 2014 presentation

HONG KONG, 2015-1-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today received a total of seven honours at the Customer Service Excellence Awards 2014, hosted by the Hong Kong Association for Customer Service Excellence (HKACE). The airline’s signature “Service Straight from the Heart” was well recognised at the awards, reflecting the commitment to quality… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation signed agreement for the purchase of thirty-two firm Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft

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TOKYO, 2015-1-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (Mitsubishi Aircraft) announced today that they have signed an agreement for the purchase of thirty-two firm Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft. JAL and Mitsubishi Aircraft signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) on August 28, 2014, and have moved forward to conclude this… Read the full press release

U.S. News & World Report recognized Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole with Gold Badge Status and #1 Best Hotel in Wyoming

U.S. News & World Report recognized Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole with Gold Badge Status and #1 Best Hotel in Wyoming

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole is featured on the U.S. News List for 2015 Jackson Hole, WY, 2015-1-29 — /Travel PR News/ — U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, recognized Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole with Gold Badge Status, ranking #36 in the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel New York welcomes veteran events professional Mariam Karim as its Director of Catering and Conferences Services

Four Seasons Hotel New York welcomes veteran events professional Mariam Karim as its Director of Catering and Conferences Services

Appointment anticipates opening of dramatic new FIFTY7 event space in spring 2015 New York, 2015-1-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel New York welcomes veteran events professional Mariam Karim as its Director of Catering and Conferences Services.  Originally joining Four Seasons in 2005 at its Washington, DC address as Senior Catering Sales Manager,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka‘upulehu again named one of the 50 Best Hotels in the US and #1 in Hawaii by U.S. News & World Report

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka‘upulehu again named one of the 50 Best Hotels in the US and #1 in Hawaii by U.S. News & World Report

Hawaii, Hualalai, 2015-1-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka‘upulehu has again been named one of the 50 Best Hotels in the United States and #1 in Hawaii by U.S. News & World Report. “We’re thrilled to again be recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the… Read the full press release

A new French restaurant is set to open at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi this April

A new French restaurant is set to open at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi this April

Renowned Hong Kong-based designer André Fu and Hokkaido-based Michelin three starred French Chef Hiroshi Nakamichi infuse their passion and inspiration into a dining venue opening in April 2015 Tokyo, Japan, 2015-1-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi will launch a new French restaurant this April, the newest addition to Tokyo foodies’… Read the full press release

January 2015 TravelClick North American Hospitality Review: Hotels in major North American markets experienced strong growth in rate across all travel segments

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Hoteliers Need to be on Their Toes to Keep RevPAR Momentum  NEW YORK, 2015-1-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotels in major North American markets experienced strong growth in rate across all travel segments according to data from the January 2015 TravelClick North American Hospitality Review (NAHR).  With average daily rate (ADR) growth of 4.5 percent… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports: Dubai International (DXB) secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger traffic

Dubai Airports: Dubai International (DXB) secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger traffic

Dubai, UAE, 2015-1-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports today released its year-end traffic report which confirm that Dubai International (DXB) has secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger numbers. Full year passenger numbers totalled 70,475,636, up 6.1 per cent from the 66,431,533 recorded in 2013. This followed robust passenger traffic growth… Read the full press release