WIZZ AIR MOVES ALL CHRISTMAS FLIGHTS FROM MODLIN TO WARSAW CHOPIN

PASSENGERS SHOULD NOT BE DISRUPTED BY LACK OF ILS IN MODLIN 2012-12-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following weeks of continual distruption at Warsaw Modlin Airport, Wizz Air, the largest low-cost, low-fare airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today has taken the unprecedented decision to move all its Christmas operations from midnight 17th December until midnight 6th January… Read the full press release

Can I take Christmas goodies in my hand luggage?

2012-12-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — As a rule, we recommend that you pack all foods in the hold luggage when flying to your Christmas holiday destination. But what if you plan to travel with hand luggage only? “For reasons of flight security, the Finnish Transport Safety Agency Trafi has issued clear guidelines on which items passengers are… Read the full press release

Christmas Getaway Rush and Severe Weather is a “Lethal Combination” warns Essential Travel

2012-12-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Essential Travel is warning customers to drive safe in this severe winter weather. The rush to reach the airport on time, combined with the freezing temperatures, ice, snow or fog we are starting to see, can result in a lethal combination that makes an accident on the way to the airport much more likely. The… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet Announces Top 10 US Destinations for 2013

LONELY PLANET ANNOUNCES TOP US DESTINATIONS FOR 2013 The US-based staff and authors at the world’s leading travel publisher tell you where to visit in the United States next year with Lonely Planet’s Top 10 US Destinations for 2013 2012-12-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lonely Planet, the #1 travel guidebook publisher in the world, has released its… Read the full press release

5 Dec – Snow Disruptions London Stansted And Luton Airports

2012-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — The runways at London Stansted and London Luton airports are closed this morning (5 Dec) due to snowfalls. All Ryanair flights from Stansted and Luton this morning will be affected. Passengers should check the status of their flight on the ‘flight info’ section of Ryanair.com. The runway at Stansted is expected to… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport, The weather in Stockholm affects air traffic

2012-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Arrive early at the airport on Wednesday and Thursday There will be a lot of passengers at Helsinki Airport December 5 and 6, 2012. Please arrive early at the airport if your flight departs on Wedenday at 15-18 hrs in the afternoon or on Thursday at 7-10 hrs in the morning. Passengers… Read the full press release

“Passenger Information System” From TAV IT Begins Service At Ataturk Airport

2012-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The “Passenger Information System” developed by TAV IT is brought into use of passengers at Ataturk Airport. With the kiosks of “Passenger Information System” which enable passengers to access all sorts of necessary information ranging from address descriptions to the weather forecasts, life would be much easier at the airport. “Passenger Information… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet’s first guide to everything!

2012-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Book of Everything is an indispensible how-to guide of essential tips and tricks for travellers, which is published this month. This new title is a collection of colourful illustrations and diagrams which present practical information, handy hints and fascinating facts about the world of travel. Created by pioneering graphic artist Nigel… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport, NOTIFICATION OF LANE CLOSURE ON SUNDAY 25TH NOVEMBER

2012-11-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Roads Service will carry out maintenance patching on the countrybound side of the A2 Sydenham Bypass road this Sunday 25th November. The road will be closed to traffic from 00.01 until 11.00. A diversion route will be in place. The country bound diversion is as follows. M3 Motorway Off-Slip – Middlepath Street… Read the full press release

Finavia, New parking payment methods in Jyväskylä, Kemi, Kokkola and Kittilä

2012-11-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Due to the EMV payment card change across Europe, Finavia has updated and harmonised its parking payment systems at all its airports. At these airports, parking is paid using the machine right upon arrival. Through the update, parking can also be paid for using a debit card with a chip. Coins and… Read the full press release

Thanksgiving Hours – KCI Airport Food & Beverage Stores

2012-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thanksgiving Hours KCI Airport Food & Beverage Stores A Fountain Of Seville Bar-5913M03 NA A Gate 24 Grab n Go-5913M51 NA A Gate 5 Grab No-5913M55 5 am to noon A Home Turf 5-5913M19 7am to 3:30pm A Starbucks-5913M41 5am to 3;30pm B Boulevard Brew House-5913M38 7 am to 1pm B Burger King… Read the full press release

NEARLY 1.8 MILLION PASSENGERS EXPECTED AT CHICAGO’S AIRPORTS DURING THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY PERIOD

CHICAGO – 2012-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) anticipates nearly 1.8 million passengers will travel through Chicago’s airports for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period between Tuesday, November 20 and Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Airlines project that Sunday, November 25 will be the busiest travel day at both O’Hare and Midway International Airports, with more than 250,000… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Rink At Park Tavern Opens Thanksgiving Day

ATLANTA – 2012-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thanksgiving Day will mark the opening of the new Southwest Rink at Park Tavern. This fall, Southwest Airlines announced a new partnership with Park Tavern, the historic restaurant at beautiful Piedmont Park, which includes a new outdoor seating area called the Southwest Porch and re-branding of the annual ice skating rink… Read the full press release

Metrolink will operate limited service on Thanksgiving

The $10 Weekend Pass will be valid from 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday LOS ANGELES – 2012-11-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Metrolink will operate limited service Thanksgiving Day, while riders will be able to utilize the Weekend Pass beginning Wednesday at 7 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 25. On Thanksgiving, a Sunday schedule will be offered on the San… Read the full press release

KCI Airport Preparing for Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers

2012-11-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thousands of workers at Kansas City International Airport are gearing up for the annual rush of Thanksgiving holiday travelers. To keep things at the terminal curbs running smoothly, KCI Airport Police Traffic Control Officers will strictly enforce parking restrictions. Passenger volume Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading… Read the full press release

Thanksgiving travel tips from San Diego International Airport

SAN DIEGO – 2012-11-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Traveling during the holiday season can be hectic, so to help air travelers navigate safely to their Thanksgiving getaway or vacation this year, the Airport Authority has some important information for those using San Diego International Airport (SDIA). Plan Ahead Arrive at least 1½ hours before departure for domestic flights and… Read the full press release

Buyers and sellers guide to Newquay Cornwall Airport

Buyers and sellers guide to Newquay Cornwall Airport

2012-11-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Buyers and sellers guide to Newquay Cornwall Airport 1 – Be pleasant and polite to both customers and other sellers 2 – Setup starts one hour before buyers are allowed in, try to arrive in good time to set up your stall 3 – Bring plenty of change 4 – No buying… Read the full press release

Boston Logan Prepares for Busy Thanksgiving Holiday

Boston Logan International Airport Prepares for Busy Thanksgiving Holiday BOSTON – 2012-11-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) is preparing for a busy Thanksgiving holiday at Boston Logan International Airport by introducing several new customer initiatives – a new mobile optimized Massport.com so people can check flight status, parking conditions and public transportation options… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Offers Holiday Travel Tips

Being prepared will help fliers navigate busy airports this season SEATTLE — 2012-11-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines offers the following tips for passengers to help ensure their travel is as stress-free as possible during the busy holiday season. Learn more about Alaska Airlines’ “Top Five Tips for Holiday Travel” at http://www.youtube.com/AlaskaAirVids. Use technology to save time. Passengers… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou Recommends 10 Cool Ways to Get to Know Guangzhou

Pearl River night cruise

Guangzhou, China – 2012-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — The concierge team at Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou recommends their top ten attractions and activities in Guangzhou. 1. Soar to the top of the Canton Tower Just across the Pearl River from Four Seasons, the Canton Tower is a 600 metre (1,968 foot) spire that has been nicknamed “the supermodel” for its narrow hourglass silhouette…. Read the full press release

Thanksgiving Holiday Parking Offer and Travel Tips from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Take off $4 per day in SJC’s Daily Lots SAN JOSE – 2012-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelers planning to take off from Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) during the Thanksgiving holiday will enjoy a welcoming airport team, discounted parking, and improvements to customer services, making SJC the easy choice for travel in the Bay Area. The most important… Read the full press release

On-Airport Parking at Logan Scarce During Peak Business Travel

Demand for On-Airport Parking at Boston Logan Makes Available Spaces Exceedingly Scarce  Travelers advised to leave cars at home and take Mass Transit BOSTON – 2012-11-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today advised travelers that on-airport parking at Boston Logan International Airport is exceedingly scarce because of high demand as business travel peaks… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Boston Presents the Thanksgiving Twitorial

Four Seasons Hotel Boston Presents the Thanksgiving Twitorial

A two-week guide to the Hotel team’s hottest holiday tips Boston, U.S.A. – 2012-11-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thanksgiving is just two weeks away, and Four Seasons Hotel Boston is here to provide the hottest tips for hosts and hostesses with the mostest everywhere, so that they can enjoy a gourmet, festive and stress-free holiday. From Thursday, November 8,… Read the full press release

Marriott, A Dog Wearing a Tie Visits Boulder on a Business Trip and Expenses His Lottery Ticket?

Marriott, A Dog Wearing a Tie Visits Boulder on a Business Trip and Expenses His Lottery Ticket?

Residence Inn provides essential (and not-so-essential) travel tips for road warriors 2012-11-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — As the busy fall travel season continues into the hectic holiday travel season, Residence Inn by Marriott is making sure that extended-stay travelers are prepared for whatever their trips may bring. By providing road warriors with critical (and not-so-critical) travel tips and… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport Offers Free Parking to Help Boost Travel Between Holidays

Depart Midweek and Park FREE for Up To Three Days Oakland, CA – 2012-10-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) is brightening the outlook for travel during the holiday season with up to three days of free parking for passengers departing mid-week between Thanksgiving Day, November 22 and December 20, a $66.00 value. OAK already has… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport, important news about the winter timetable

2012-10-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — When the clocks change on Sunday 28 October 2012, the winter timetable at Zurich Airport will also go into effect and be valid until 30 March 2013. There are several new developments in the airport’s attractive route network. Swiss International Air Lines (LX) From 29 November 2012 to 5 May 2013 SWISS… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport Parking payment methods to change on 28 October

2012-10-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Due to the joint European EVM payment card change, parking payments in the terminals’ yellow payment machines are only possible in cash or with a chip car The new policy will take effect on 28 October 2012. In addition to the machines, parking payments are possible at Finavia’s information and parking point,… Read the full press release

Surprise Getaways May Backfire According To Research

2012-10-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Men beware, springing a surprise getaway for a partner might backfire, it emerged yesterday. A study of 2,000 of the nation’s women found that planning makes perfect when it comes to couples jet-setting away for a few days with six in ten hating surprises. And while romantic city breaks or a spot… Read the full press release

Fall Travel Trends & “Spooktacular” Insight

2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Welcome to the October edition of TRAVEL GUARD UPDATE, a monthly review designed to provide you with up-to-date information on the latest travel trends. This month, we polled travelers to learn about their fall travel aspirations, including trips to view fall foliage and experience spooky Halloween destinations. We’ll also touch upon how travel… Read the full press release