Cape Town International Airport contributes to Good Hope FM’s “Keeping Cape Town Warm” campaign

2012-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airports Company South Africa, Cape Town International Airport (ACSA CTIA) will be hosting Good Hope FM’s “Keeping Cape Town Warm” campaign on Wednesday, 25 July 2012 from 09:00 to 12:00 midday. The airport will be donating R80 000 worth of goods to the station as part of its Corporate Social Investment Winter… Read the full press release

VOLUNTEERS ON THEIR MARKS FOR LONDON 2012

2012-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The excitement is mounting as the volunteers from Northern Ireland make last minute preparations to take up their roles in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games this week. Wendy Osborne OBE, Chief Executive, Volunteer Now, the lead organisation for volunteering in Northern Ireland, speaking at George Best Belfast City Airport said: “We… Read the full press release

Second annual Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Liberation Walk/Run 2012

This year’s proceeds to be invested in education 2012-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation in partnership with O.R. Tambo International Airport and the City of Ekurhuleni launched the second annual Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Liberation Walk/Run at the O.R. Tambo International Airport today, 24 July 2012. This year’s theme is “Walk to… 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

UNWTO strongly condemns attack on tourist bus in Bulgaria

Madrid, 2012-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — UNWTO is deeply shocked by the bombing of a tourist bus in Bulgaria and condemns the act in the strongest possible terms. “We strongly condemn this horrific attack that has killed and injured Israeli tourists in Bulgaria,” said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai. “On behalf of UNWTO and the international tourism community,… Read the full press release

PATA CEO Meets UK Government Minister to Raise Concerns

Bangkok, 2012-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — To advance the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s (PATA’s) advocacy platform on behalf of PATA members, PATA CEO Martin J Craigs met with Lord Stephen Green, UK Minister of State for Trade and Investment in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on July 9. Lord Green invited Martin Craigs to the… Read the full press release

ACSA welcomes recent sentencing in multimillion rand airport heist

2012-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has welcomed the lengthy sentences handed down to those responsible for the 2006 O.R. Tambo International Airport robbery in which R100 million was stolen. Alleged airport heist mastermind Christopher Billings was sentenced to 22 years in prison at the South Gauteng High Court on Friday for armed… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Announces University of Texas Athletics And Ex-Students’ Association of the University of Texas Sponsorship

2012-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Texas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) will become the Official Airline Sponsor of The University of Texas Athletics and the Ex-Students’ Association of the University of Texas, the Texas Exes. The five-year partnership, brokered and managed by IMG College, the multimedia rights holder for Texas Athletics and the Texas Exes, kicks off in… Read the full press release

Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, Celebrates the Launch of “Uniquely British”

2012-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal attended a book launch at Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel on Wednesday 18 July 2012 to celebrate Her Regiment’s new book, Uniquely British. Compiled by The Household Cavalry’s men and officers, it tells the story of a historically ‘British’ year – a year in which Britain’s… Read the full press release

O’Hare Site of “Noble Lifesaver” Exercise

CHICAGO, July 19, 2012 – What would happen to patients if the hospital they were in was affected by an earthquake or other disaster? That was the scenario Wednesday at O’Hare International Airport as nearly 150 staff members from the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center participated in an emergency exercise called “Noble Lifesaver”. The purpose of… Read the full press release

Cape Town International Airport helps out at the Delft Community Centre for Mandela Day.

2012-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airports Company South Africa, Cape Town International Airport (ACSA CTIA)’s leadership team and staff members volunteered not only 67 minutes of their time for Mandela Day but three hours to assist at the Delft Community Centre, the Nelson Mandela Peace Park.  The 20 managers spent the morning painting the Community Centre and… Read the full press release

Honor Flight Chicago hosts 89 WWII Veterans for Visit to Memorial in Washington, D.C.

CHICAGO, 2012-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — This morning, 89 World War II veterans from the Chicago area received a special morning send-off celebration at Midway International Airport prior to their departure for a day trip to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. While in the nation’s capital today, the veterans will experience a day of remembrance and reminiscing for some who have waited… Read the full press release

ADAC Hosts ORBIS Flying Hospital during Abu Dhabi Routes 2012

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  2012-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced today that it will host the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital during Routes 2012, which takes place from 29th September to 2nd October at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The converted DC-10 aircraft and the world’s only ophthalmic surgical and… Read the full press release

NATIVE WILDLIFE AND PLANTS THRIVING IN LAX’S COASTAL DUNES NATURE PRESERVE

Los Angeles, California – 2012-07-21 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Many nature lovers in the Los Angeles area are aware of the endangered El Segundo Blue (ESB) Butterfly now-flourishing in a 200-acre preserve at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) thanks to successful efforts by the City of Los Angeles and its thoughtful citizens to save it from… Read the full press release

Running for patients with heart disease

Budapest Airport will also be represented at this year’s New York City Marathon (4th November 2012) 2012-07-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Aviation director Kam Jandu will be amongst the runners in the Big Apple, with the added aim of encouraging interested communities to support patients with heart disease. It is possible to follow Kam’s preparations on Facebook,… Read the full press release

Aviation must be allowed to grow, but not at any cost to the environment

2012-07-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Gatwick today welcomes the Government’s invitation to consult and debate on how the aviation industry can create headroom to grow by reducing its environmental impact Commenting on the Government’s consultation on the Sustainable Aviation Policy framework Stewart Wingate, Chief Executive of Gatwick Airport, said: “Aviation is a crucial part of the UK’s… Read the full press release

Results of the Preselection Meurice Prize for contemporary art

Hôtel Le Meurice presents, for the fifth consecutive year, the Meurice Prize for contemporary art, and is more committed than ever to defend the young French creation 2012-07-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — On June 18th, 2012, the Jury of the Meurice Prize for contemporary art met in closed session. Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Patron of the Prize; Montse… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines To Provide $1.2 Million In Free Travel For America’s World War II Veterans

Airline Renews Its Long-Standing Relationship with Honor Flight Network  DALLAS – 2012-07-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it will provide travel to help make the dreams of more than 3,000 of America’s Veterans come true.  As the official commercial airline of the Honor Flight Network since 2009, Southwest has renewed its… Read the full press release

The Great School Summer Getaway

2012-07-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — ABTA – The Travel Association estimates that two million British holidaymakers are set to head overseas for the first weekend of the summer holidays for the majority of English schools (20-23 July). Spain is the UK’s favourite foreign holiday destination for Brits heading overseas during this period, with the Canary and Balearic… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Supports Usher’s New Look Foundation To Promote Youth Leadership Across The Nation

DALLAS – 2012-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced that it will support world-renowned entertainer Usher’s New Look Foundation—a nonprofit organization that helps ensure the success of young people as leaders throughout the world. Southwest will provide travel assistance to help the foundation link youth from all over the country to unique learning opportunities… Read the full press release

Shoes to School 2012

A community outreach initiative by Marriott International properties in Indonesia to collect more than 2,300 new shoes to support the orphans 2012-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — For the first time, eight cross-brand properties under Marriott International in Indonesia: JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta; The Mayflower, Jakarta – Marriott Executive Apartments; The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan; The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta,… Read the full press release