Bahrain Airport Company Hosts Ghabga Night for staff

Bahrain Airport Company Hosts Ghabga Night for staff

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) organized a special Ramadan (Ghabga) night for the employees at the Gulf Hotel Ramadhan Tent. After the Ghabga, a raffle draw for all the attending staff was held as part of the company’s aim to encourage and support staff’s team spirit during the Holy Month of Ramadan. ###

Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) Turns 85 August 17

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Friday, August 17 marks the 85th anniversary of the dedication of what is today known as the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. A birthday party will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. that day at the National Airline History Museum. Because of its location at the confluence of the Kansas and… Read the full press release

Southwest BBQ Academy Comes to Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North This Fall

Learn barbecue secrets at the hands of celebrated pitmaster Harry Soo and Four Seasons chefs Scottsdale, U.S.A., 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is teaming up with Grand Champion Pitmaster Harry Soo of Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ to offer the Southwest BBQ Academy: MBA (Masters in BBQ Arts) October 18 – 21, 2012. Presented by Tempe-based BBQ Island, this event promises… Read the full press release

WINTA Assembles First World Indigenous Tourism Forum 12 October 2012 in Lucerne, Switzerland, as Extension to Adventure Travel World Summit

Seattle, WA, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA) is hosting the first international forum on Indigenous Tourism. In close collaboration with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), this event, free to participants, is supported by Lucerne Tourism and will be held October 12, 2012, in Lucerne, Switzerland as a first-ever ATTA Summit Extension Program immediately… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Introduces Its Own Wedding Blog

Interactive environment stimulates ideas and eases the planning process Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A. – 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu, the first and only Forbes Five-Star resort on Hawaii Island, introduces its own wedding blog. Intended to inform guests of all wedding related options available at the Resort, the blog was created to ease the planning process… Read the full press release

Industry update: what’s hot in world of meetings, conventions and incentive travel

Events in Scotland, Canada and the US maintained Canada’s strong presence in the hectic MC&IT sector. 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — The meetings, conventions and incentive travel (MC&IT) sector really heats up for the summer season. Barely a week goes past without a major show at home and abroad. The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)’s MC&IT team is constantly on… Read the full press release

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Launches Art on the Road Tour Across America to Showcase Influential Local Art Forms and Their Contemporary Masters

2012-08-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — From unique blown glass creations in Seattle to the magnificent architecture of Chicago, art forms across America have sprung from both historic and modern influences. SpringHill Suites by Marriott, an all-suite hotel brand known for its appreciation of local art, launched Art on the Road: 10 Cities, 10 Discoveries, a journey to highlight… Read the full press release

San Antonio’s Culinaria Restaurant Week Offers Set for August 18 – 25

2012-08-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Culinaria, San Antonio’s premier wine and culinary arts festival, and the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau announce the third annual Culinaria Restaurant Week, August 18-25, 2012. More than 50 chefs and restaurants will offer prix fixe menus for lunch ($15) and dinner ($35). Some of the city’s most time-honored restaurants, along with… Read the full press release

Register Today for O’Hare Terminal 5 Construction Opportunity Fair

CHICAGO, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — One week from today on Wednesday, August 15, Westfield Concession Management, its concession partners, specialty retailers and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will host a free Construction Opportunity Fair at O’Hare International Airport. Qualified union trades interested in construction opportunities at O’Hare International Terminal 5 are invited to attend. Advance registration is encouraged, see details below:… Read the full press release

Calling All Aspiring Filmmakers: Intel and W Hotels Launch Innovative Film Series, €˜Four Stories, Produced and Curated by Roman Coppola and The Directors Bureau

Global Online Screenplay Competition Launches; Three Winning Scripts to be Produced at W Hotels Around the Globe ‘Four Stories’ Film Series Kicks off the Ultrabook™ Experience, Intel’s New Series of Collaborations with Leading Innovators in Travel, Film, Business, Fashion and Design SANTA CLARA, Calif. & NEW YORK, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Offering aspiring filmmakers a platform for global… Read the full press release

Irish Music Phenomenon Celtic Thunder Return to Hershey

SEE THESE SIX TALENTED SINGERS AS THEY EMBARK ON THEIR 63-CITY TOUR OF AMERICA & CANADA! 2012-08-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Storming onto the main stage are the international megastars Celtic Thunder, with Voyage, a brand new show that explores the diversity of traditional and contemporary Celtic music. The ensemble performances in this thrilling evening of entertainment… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai to Co-Host Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Annual festival returns to acclaimed oceanfront resort Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A. – 2012-08-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu, the first and only Forbes Five-Star resort on Hawaii Island, will co-host to the 3rd annual Waimea Ocean Film Festival. Beginning January 3, 2013 the Festival will take place in Waimea and along the Kona-Kohala Coast, prior to the January… Read the full press release

Wild Heaven Beer Experience at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta

Come and indulge in a “taste of heaven.” Atlanta, U.S.A. 2012-08-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mark the calendar for an evening of craft beers and bites atFour Seasons Hotel Atlanta. On Saturday, August 25, 2012 Park 75 will host the Wild Heaven Beer Experience. This private event will take place from 6:00-7:30 pm inside Park 75 Restaurant. A welcoming pour… Read the full press release

August Short & Sweet

2012-08-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — WEDNESDAYS ARE KIDS’ DAYS AT CHOCOLATETOWN SQUARE: Wednesday, August 8 is the last “Kids’ Day” at ChocolateTown Square (presented by The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue), located in downtown Hershey at the corner of Cocoa and Chocolate Avenues. “Spirit Wing and Eastern Woodland Pathways Dance Troupe” starts at noon and… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company Hosts Gergaon Celebrations at Bahrain International Airport

2012-08-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) organized a Gergaon night at the Bahrain International Airport on August 2, 2012 as part of the company’s dedication toward celebrating the local culture with passengers. The event was organized in the departures area and attended by representatives from the management team as they shared this traditional moment… Read the full press release

Thousands enjoy Park Live presented by British Airways

2012-08-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tens of thousands of fans have been visiting Park Live presented by British Airways every day during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Super Saturday (August 4) was one of the busiest days at Park Live with more than 10,000 fans coming down to cheer on the athletes. The parkland area in the Olympic Park offers… Read the full press release

VAN HEADS EAST BELFAST ARTS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

2012-08-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Organisers of the inaugural East Belfast Arts Festival, in partnership with George Best Belfast City Airport, today unveiled an extensive programme of events from 5-9 September which will culminate in a massive outdoor concert featuring Van Morrison. Over 40 events and exhibitions make up a kaleidoscope of visual arts, music, film, theatre, literature, comedy and magic… Read the full press release

Hartsfield-Jackson to host the Airports Council International–North America 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition

ATLANTA, 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials announced that the Airport will host one of the premier conferences for airport industry professionals, the Airports Council International–North America (ACI-NA) 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition September 7-9, 2014. “ACI-NA is thrilled to be coming to Atlanta, home to the world’s busiest airport, for our 23rd Annual… Read the full press release

Coworth Park reveals new marquee in polo setting

2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Coworth Park, Dorchester Collection’s luxury country house hotel and spa in Ascot, adds an additional venue to its event space offering this year. A semi-permanent marquee will be available every year from May until late September to host lavish occasions The marquee at Coworth Park, which can host up to 300 people… Read the full press release

Chengdu Will Host PATA Travel Mart 2013

Bangkok ,2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced that PATA Travel Mart 2013 (PTM2013) and PATA Board Meeting will be hosted by the City of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China in September 2013, at its PATA’s Executive Board Meeting on July 28, at the Hotel ICON, in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Mr Martin J Craigs, PATA CEO,… Read the full press release

Hilton New Delhi-Noida-Mayur Vihar Launches ‘Pizza Academy’ at Infinity the All Day Dining Restaurant

Learn the Tricks of Preparing Authentic Italian Pizzas from Executive Chef Theodor Rudifieria NEW DELHI, 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton New Delhi-Noida-Mayur Vihar has introduced a unique opportunity to learn how to prepare authentic Italian pizzas under the direction of Executive Chef Theodor Rudifieria, at the spacious open kitchen of Infinity, the all-day dining restaurant at the hotel…. Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport to host exhibit featuring Hoosier athletes, inventors, and business leaders

The Indiana Humanities ‘‘Spirit of Competition’’ exhibit contains a variety of engaging interactives, films, and stories about unknown and well-known Hoosiers INDIANAPOLIS ,2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Just in time for some highly competitive events that are coming to town, such as the Brickyard 400 and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, visitors to the Indianapolis International Airport… Read the full press release

President Bill Clinton Speaks at Final Day of 2012 GBTA Convention

Successful Convention Concluded with Record Breaking Attendance and Travel Industry Leaders Discussing Radical Ideas for Innovative Business Practices Boston, MA, 2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States spoke as the final keynote speaker at the annual 2012 GBTA Convention in Boston. The… Read the full press release

PATA Launches The PATA Hong Kong Chapter

Bangkok, 2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of the new PATA Hong Kong Chapter on July 27, 2012 at the Hotel ICON, in Kowloon, Hong Kong on the eve of its Executive Board meeting. Eng João Manuel Costa Antunes, PATA Chairman said: “The PATA family is very… Read the full press release

Marbling Fest At Atatürk Airport!

2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passengers traveling through Istanbul Atatürk Airport International Terminal operated by TAV Airports met with TAV Marbling Art Workshop and instructor Eda Özbekkangay. The exhibition showcasing the marbling works of TAV employees is on display during Ramadan at TAV Gallery Istanbul. Organized by TAV Airports, a global brand in the airport operations sector,… Read the full press release

George W. Bush, Former President of the United States Spoke at 2012 GBTA Convention

Day’s Events Included Pioneering Travel Industry Leaders Gathering to Discuss Future of Business Travel at ‘Luminaries of Travel’ CEO Panel GBTA Unveiled Business Traveler Innovation Awards 2012 and Announced Launch of New GBTA Media Group Boston, MA, 2012-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, spoke as the keynote speaker at… Read the full press release

Airline CEO Panel and “Saturday Night Live” Star Seth Meyers Brings Insight and Entertainment to 2012 GBTA Convention Attendees

GBTA Reveals Findings on Global Spend and Announces GBTA Award Winners Boston, MA, 2012-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ —  The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – continued to bring great panel discussions and entertainment to a record breaking number of attendees while also breaking news on the opening day… Read the full press release

Twelve of Britain’s leading Olympic hopefuls have been painted by urban art pioneer Goldie

2012-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The athletes include such household names as Olympic cycling gold medallist Victoria Pendleton 2009 World Champion triple-jumper Phillips Idowu MBE, 2010 FINA diving World Champion Jessica Ennis MBE, three-time World Champion track cyclist Shanaze Reade, leading field athlete and nine-time National Champion Goldie Sayers, Commonwealth bronze medallist weightlifter Zoe Smith and high-jump… Read the full press release

Virginia Puts Love on Tap with First-Ever August Virginia Craft Beer Month

-New interactive map leads visitors to Virginia craft breweries statewide- Richmond, VA, 2012-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ —Virginia’s reputation as a destination full of local flavor has a new experience to tout with the first-ever August Virginia Craft Beer Month.  The month’s theme, Love on Tap, is a nod to the state’s famous Virginia is for Lovers slogan and local… Read the full press release

Airport’s Quieter Home Program celebrates completion of its 2,000th home

Milestone will be honored with community BBQ event 2012-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — What: The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority and its Quieter Home Program (QHP) are celebrating a major milestone: the renovation of their 2,000th home. The Quieter Home  Program offers free sound attenuation for homes under the airport’s flight path, helping reduce the effects… Read the full press release