Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Hotel Equities announce the opening of Hyatt Place Savannah Airport

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Hyatt Place hotel offers 81 guestrooms, and is located minutes from Savannah Hilton Head International Airport and downtown Savannah CHICAGO, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Hotel Equities today announce the opening of Hyatt Place Savannah Airport. The 81-room hotel is conveniently located two miles from the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport… Read the full press release

Hyatt and Folio Fine Wine Partners announce that the Canvas Artist Series Contest is now open for entry

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Hyatt and Folio Fine Wine Partners Host National Art Student Competition to Design Wine Label and Win a $5,000 Scholarship CHICAGO, IL,  2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt and Folio Fine Wine Partners today announced that the Canvas Artist Series Contest is now open for entry. Sponsored by Hyatt, and open to enrolled art students in… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport and VIP-International unveil new business lounge for the passengers of international airlines

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Moscow, Russia, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport and VIP-International unveiled “Star” — a new business lounge for the passengers of international airlines. The lounge is located in the “clean area” of Terminal F (3rd floor, opposite to Gates 51 and 52). Since the opening of this lounge, the Classic business lounge is closed for reconstruction. The new “Star” Lounge, with the area of 540… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines and ANA sign code-share agreement

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the flag-carrier airline of Ethiopia, and ANA, Japan’s leading airline group, signed a code-share agreement. From October 26, 2014, the travelling public will enjoy seamless bookings on ANA and Ethiopian Airlines Network from Japan to 49 destinations in Africa through joint connecting airports of both carriers in… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: Air Transat Canadian airline to start regular weekly flights between the Canadian cities of Toronto, Montréal and Budapest from June 2015

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Budapest, Hungary, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Transat Canadian airline will start regular weekly flights between the Canadian cities of Toronto, Montréal and Budapest from June 2015. With this Budapest Airport will be able to offer direct trans-Atlantic connection again. The new flight will be served by a wide-body Airbus A 330-200 type aircraft arriving… Read the full press release

easyJet introduces new inflight retail range with focus on locally sourced fresh produce

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Locally sourced products showcased in redesigned brochure  LONDON, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has introduced a new inflight retail range with a focus on locally sourced fresh produce. The lineup includes handmade Scottish shortbread, Swiss chocolate, Bonne Maman Lemon Tartlets and a selection of fresh sandwiches with locally sourced ingredients…. Read the full press release

easyJet announced six new routes from Amsterdam alongside some additional frequencies

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easyJet announces plans for new Amsterdam base which opens in Spring 2015 with both business and leisure passengers to benefit from expanded services LONDON, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, the UK’s largest and the Netherlands second largest airline, today announced six new routes from Amsterdam alongside some additional frequencies.  In total, easyJet will now connect… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association to host PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015 in Thimphu, Bhutan, February 4-6, 2015

The Pacific Asia Travel Association to host PATA Adventure Travel and

BANGKOK, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be organising the PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015 (AT&RTCM 2015) in Thimphu, Bhutan on February 4-6, 2015. The event, under the theme, “Explore Beyond Tourism – Celebrate Happiness”, follows up on the success of AT&RTCM 2012 held in… Read the full press release

IATA announced progress in the implementation of Fast Travel in the Asia-Pacific region

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Singapore, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced progress in the implementation of Fast Travel in the Asia-Pacific region. Qantas Airways has achieved Platinum status for Fast Travel implementation, while Narita International Airport Corporation has engaged IATA to conduct a study on the implementation of Fast Travel at Tokyo’s Narita Airport…. Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino honored by Premier Traveler magazine as one of its 30 “Most Compelling Women in the Travel Industry”

Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino honored by Premier Traveler magazine as one of its 30 "Most Compelling Women in the Travel Industry"

CHICAGO, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago Department of Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino has been honored by Premier Traveler magazine as one of its 30 “Most Compelling Women in the Travel Industry”. According to Premier Traveler, the award recipients are women who are taking the lead in the travel industry right now. In the coming… Read the full press release

YouRoam, a Startup Seeking to End Roaming Fees Forever, Selected to Demo at The Next Web Conference in NYC in December!

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MIAMI, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — YouRoam launched its mobile application in both the Google Play and Apple App Store in hopes of ending roaming fees forever. Post-Launch, YouRoam was invited to demo at The Next Web Conference in NYC on December 10, 2014 as part of its Boost program, which is designed to accelerate… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways orders 20 aircrafts from Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.

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Memorandum Of Understanding Outlines 20-Aircraft Purchase, Including Launch Order For Newly Announced Gulfstream G500 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2014-10-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. for the purchase of up to 20 aircraft. The agreement was announced in conjunction with Gulfstream’s introduction of an all-new family of business jets, the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named “Best Business Class Airline” at Business Traveller Awards 2014 for the second year in a row

Jonathan Harding, Qatar Airways’ Senior Vice President, North, South and Western Europe, receiving the award for Best Business Class Airline from actor Robert Powell at the recent Business Traveller awards in London.

Award follows introduction of popular all-Business Class Business One service DOHA, Qatar, 2014-10-17 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second year in a row, Qatar Airways has been named “Best Business Class Airline” at the high profile Business Traveller Awards 2014, which were held at The Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, London, recently. The award follows… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Co. to host live webcast of its third quarter 2014 financial results on October 23, 2014

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DALLAS, 2014-10-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its third quarter 2014 financial results.  Details are as follows: When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM Eastern Time Who: Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Tammy Romo,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities awarded 90 students with complimentary roundtrip airfare as part of the Lanzate!/Take Off! travel award program

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DALLAS, 2014-10-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 90 students with complimentary roundtrip airfare as part of the Lanzate!/Take Off! travel award program. The Lanzate! program is geared toward Hispanic college students with economic need who attend school far… Read the full press release

airberlin announces the appointment of Arnd Schwierholz as its Deputy Chief Financial Officer

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BERLIN, Germany, 2014-10-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Arnd Schwierholz (44) has been appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer of airberlin. He will take up his position with Germany’s second largest airline on 27th October 2014. In Arnd Schwierholz, the airberlin finance department has gained a financial expert with more than twelve years of extensive experience… Read the full press release

airberlin continues to adapt its route network by focusing on increased efficiency and further reducing seasonal effects

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airberlin strengthens long-haul network Tourism is a key pillar of the network strategy New opportunities in Italy due to codeshare with Alitalia New sunshine destinations from Austria and Switzerland Cancellation of loss-making routes BERLIN, Germany, 2014-10-17 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin will continue to adapt its route network by focusing on increased efficiency and… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group opens five-story, 110-room Holiday Inn Express® Xalapa hotel in Veracruz, Mexico

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$6 million new-build hotel adds to growing IHG portfolio in Veracruz XALAPA, Ver., 2014-10-16 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the opening of a five-story, 110-room Holiday Inn Express® Xalapa hotel in Veracruz, Mexico. The city is rich in history and has a renowned cultural… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport deploys new precision landing system GBAS (ground-based augmentation system)

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ZURICH, 2014-10-16 — /Travel PR News/ — On 14 October 2014 the first landing using the precision landing system GBAS (ground-based augmentation system) was used by a Swiss Airbus 320 at Zurich Airport. The new landing procedure now enables a GPS approach from the north on runway 14 even in low cloud or poor visibility…. Read the full press release

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s fifth annual Chili Cook-Off on October 25

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SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2014-10-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s fifth annual Chili Cook-Off gets underway on Saturday, October 25.  With 51 entries this year, chefs will be stirring it up along the Boardwalk, hoping to win prizes and bragging rights for their chili. While most competitors cook up traditional chili, vegetarian chili… Read the full press release