Aspiring Chefs Compete For A VIP Trip in A Live Cook-off at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Five finalists will battle it out to have their dish featured at an O’Hare airport restaurant and receive VIP trip for two to the 2017 HMSHost-sponsored James Beard Awards in Chicago CHICAGO, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — An eclectic group of aspiring chefs from across the country are set for a sizzling cook-off competition in… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg opens its first decadent Chocolate Emporium in April

Johannesburg, South Africa, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Restaurant patrons are in for a sweet surprise this April, when Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg opens its first decadent Chocolate Emporium. Guests will have exclusive access to the Cellar Door, Joburg’s most sought after private dining venue, which will be fully transformed, decked from… Read the full press release

Viking Sky Sets Sail from Rome to Barcelona on its Maiden Voyage

Third Ship for Viking Ocean Cruises expands Award-Winning Destination-Focused Exploration Los Angeles, 2017-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — After dominating the Cruise Critic® 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards earlier this month, Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today celebrated the maiden voyage of its third ship, Viking Sky®, from Rome’s Civitavecchia port to Barcelona. Sister ship to the award-winning Viking Star® and… Read the full press release

Cruise and Brunch with Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach’s Exclusive Offer

Mercury Lounge introduce the exclusive Brunch Boat for one day only to cruise the Arabian Gulf in Mediterranean style TORONTO, Canada, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday, March 31, 2017, Mercury Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach will set up ship on the delectable Desert Rose boat to offer guests… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Bolney Wine Estate’s Vintage Blanc de Blancs to its first class menu

LONDON, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to add an English sparkling wine to their first class menu this month (February). The airline will be listing Bolney Wine Estate’s Vintage Blanc de Blancs from the West Sussex based winery as their guest Sparkling Wine in First for six months. The smooth and… Read the full press release

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to host the Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off, February 25-26, 2017

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2017-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk will host the Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off this weekend, rain or shine. For the first time in 36 years, the popular cook-off is expanding to two days of competition with forty-four amateur teams on Saturday February 25 and thirty-four professional chefs… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines wins Gold Medal for Best First Class Red at Cellars in the Sky Awards wine competition

Japan Airlines wins Gold Medal for Best First Class Red at Cellars in the Sky Awards wine competition   TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) is delighted to announce that it was awarded the Gold Medal for Best First Class Red by judges at a world-renowned wine competition. The Cellars in… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer specially brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 feet

Cathay Pacific introduces Betsy Beer – the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 ft By using a combination of science and traditional brewing methods, Betsy Beer is a high-quality craft ale that has travel in its DNA HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The quality of the inflight dining… Read the full press release

HMSHost to continue operating dining locations at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock through 2028

HMSHost to open new Chili’s and Chick-fil-A locations LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost, along with ACDBE partner JQ Enterprises, Inc., has been awarded a 10-year food & beverage contract extension to continue operating dining locations at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.  The extension will run from… Read the full press release

Cathay Dragon features authentic Chinese favourites with the launch of new seasonal inflight menus

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Dragon today (16 Jan 2017) announced a new round of its seasonal inflight menus featuring authentic hot pot rice dishes and traditional poon choi, which have been well received by passengers in previous years. The airline works hard to provide its passengers with a high-quality and enjoyable… Read the full press release

The Fearrington House Restaurant’s Executive Chef selected as Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalist for the Annual James Beard Foundation awards

Fearrington Village, NC, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The James Beard Foundation announced today the Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for the 27th Annual James Beard Foundation awards. The Fearrington House Restaurant’s Executive Chef Bedford was selected as a semifinalist for Best Chef: Southeast from a list of more than 24,000 online entries. In the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines adds sparkling wine to its onboard offerings

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced the addition of sparkling wine to the carrier’s onboard offerings, just in time for Valentine’s Day. In line with pricing for its current premium beverage assortment (spirits, beer, and wine), Customers 21 years or older may purchase sparkling wine for $5… Read the full press release

Hyatt opens its first Hyatt Regency hotel in Xiamen, China

CHICAGO, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan, the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Xiamen in Southern China. The business hotel is set to provide authentic and diversified experiences to business and leisure travelers from near and far. “We are excited to welcome the… Read the full press release

World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy goes to South Australia from 6 to 8 April 2017

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The group of media and influencers who chair the voting panels for the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, known as The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, will visit South Australia from 6 to 8 April 2017 for a two-day itinerary with the support of Tourism Australia and… Read the full press release

Charleston Beer Works opens at Charleston International Airport

Charleston International Airport (CHS)   BUFFALO, N.Y. and CHARLESTON, S.C., 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North has announced the opening of Charleston Beer Works at Charleston International Airport (CHS), which marks the eighth new concept for the company at CHS in the past 18 months. The popular eatery, which will be located in Concourse… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free and HMSHost opens Doha’s first Harvest Market restaurant in Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free, in partnership with HMSHost International, has opened Doha’s very first Harvest Market restaurant, providing travellers with an exciting open-air food market dining experience inside the Middle East’s only five-star terminal, Hamad International Airport (HIA). Open 24-hours and conveniently located in the main Departures Terminal… Read the full press release

Six unique dining and entertainment experiences to kick off on February 7th at Heritage Park

Calgary, AB, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ —  Dinner and a Movie returns to Heritage Park for six unique dining and entertainment experiences.   Make it a date night, or bring the whole gang down for these fun, themed evenings in February, March and April. This February, we’re digging deep into the vaults and pulling out some… Read the full press release

CDA: “Airport Restaurant Week” is here! from January 27 through February 9

CHICAGO, 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Will you be flying through one of Chicago’s airports over the next couple of weeks? Be sure to bring your appetite! The Chicago Department of Aviation’s award-winning “Airport Restaurant Week” returns to O’Hare and Midway International Airports beginning this Friday, January 27, 2017. This event features an impressive… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings Edmonton Eskimos Sports Bar to Edmonton International Airport

HMSHost brings game-day dining experience to Canadian travellers Edmonton, AB 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ —  Ready, set, eat – Edmonton Eskimos Sports Bar, an exclusive new full-service dining venue by global restaurateur HMSHost is now open at Edmonton International Airport’s Domestic-International Departures Lounge. The restaurant and bar offers travellers an electric dining experience featuring game… Read the full press release

HMSHost and SoftBank Robotics America launch new pilot program with Pepper the humanoid robot at the Oakland International Airport

Pepper joins the team at Pyramid Ale Taproom to assist, inform and entertain travelers Oakland, CA,  2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost has joined forces with SoftBank Robotics America (SBRA), the North American arm of SoftBank Robotics Holdings, to launch a new pilot program with Pepper the humanoid robot at the Oakland… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates Chinese New Year with a special Spring Festival inspired on-board menu

Festival menu draws inspiration from the Year of the Rooster to deliver delicious dishes on board and in Qatar Airways’ lounges DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ —Qatar Airways is celebrating one of the most important annual events in the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year, by serving a special Spring Festival inspired menu on… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes new café-bar concept Truman’s Brick Lane Brews

London City Airport welcomes new café-bar concept Truman’s Brick Lane Brews   LONDON, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Truman’s East London’s iconic brewery has launched Brick Lane Brews, a new café-bar concept, at London City Airport.  This new venture sees the brewery expand its offer to serve a quintessentially East End London menu from… Read the full press release

Corporate social responsibility in tourism the main theme at ITB Berlin, 8 to 12 March

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Corporate social responsibility in tourism will be a dominant theme at ITB Berlin – ITB CSR Day features the key topic ’Sustainable Food and Beverages in the Hotel Industry and at Tourism Destinations’ – admission to the ITB Berlin Convention is free for trade visitors. The United Nations… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara announces the public opening of Seasons Restaurant and Driftwood Spa

San Diego, Aviara, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, the luxury North County resort set in a lush, idyllic setting along the coastline announces the public opening of Seasons Restaurant and Driftwood Spa. The San Diego community gains new dining and spa destinations as locals are now welcome to experience the… Read the full press release

HMSHost kicks off unique campaign to explore the theme of love and travel within the airport community

HMSHost travels the country to spread messages of love with airport travelers BETHESDA, MD, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — This Valentine’s Day season, global restaurateur HMSHost is making more connections with travelers across the country as part of a unique campaign to explore the theme of love and travel within the airport community. HMSHost invites travelers… Read the full press release

HMSHost and restaurateur April Spears bring Super Duper Burgers to San Francisco International Airport

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, in partnership with San Francisco restaurateur, April Spears, brings beloved Super Duper Burgers to San Francisco International Airport as part of a new six-year contract valued at $33 million. This will be the first airport location for the San Francisco-based burger joint. Super Duper Burgers… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail appoints Marcus Stewart as Executive Chef

Vail, CO, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Acclaimed culinarian Marcus Stewart has been appointed Executive Chef at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, having first joined the Resort in June 2015 as Executive Sous Chef. “Marcus is a natural-born leader,” says Director of Food and Beverage Simon de Swaan.  “He has this extraordinary ability to… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to host second-annual Ticket to Taste at O’Hare International Airport on January 24

CHICAGO, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) invites the public to experience first-class dining at O’Hare International Airport on January 24. The second-annual Ticket to Taste is a one-time opportunity for non-travelers to enjoy Terminal 5. No boarding pass required! Ticket to Taste will take place in O’Hare’s International Terminal 5 from… Read the full press release

Delaware North and Buffalo Public Schools’ Emerson School of Hospitality host culinary competition

12 teams will compete to win $1,000 grand prize BUFFALO, NY,  2017-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North, a privately-held, global hospitality company based in Buffalo, is collaborating with the Buffalo Public Schools’ Emerson School of Hospitality to host a rigorous culinary competition. Forty-eight high school students, making up 12 teams, will compete every Friday… Read the full press release

Air France introduces new dishes signed by two Michelin-starred chef Jean Sulpice for Business class passengers

PARIS, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the next three months, Air France’s Business class customers on board long-haul and medium-haul flights* on departure from Paris will be able to enjoy new dishes signed by Jean Sulpice. JEAN SULPICE, A TWO MICHELIN-STARRED CHEF IN THE BUSINESS CABIN To continue to surprise its customers while promoting… Read the full press release