Edge, Steak and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Miami Spices It Up in August and September

Daily offers during Miami Spice dining promotion Miami, U.S.A. – August 10, 2012 Miami foodies rejoice in August and September when Miami Spice, the city’s popular restaurant promotion, takes place. During the two months diners enjoy specially priced three-course meals at top restaurants. Edge, Steak and Bar, the hip new restaurant atFour Seasons Hotel Miami, is offering delectable Miami Spice menus… Read the full press release

Hilton Molino Stucky Venice Aderisce Alla International Youth Week

Un Futuro di Stabilità e Speranza per I Giovani della Città Lagunare MILANO, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — In occasione dell’ International Youth Day (Giornata Internazionale della Gioventù), l’Hilton Molino Stucky Venice ha messo a punto alcune attività che coinvolgeranno alcune giovani mamme e i loro bambini della Casa Famiglia Pio X di Venezia. Lo scopo è… Read the full press release

O’Hare Receives Sweet Environmental Award for its Beehive Farm

CHICAGO, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Chicago Hare International Airport was selected to receive a distinguished industry environmental award for its unique and innovative airport beehive farm. O’Hare will receive an Environmental Achievement Award from Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) in the Outreach, Education and Community Involvement Award Category. The beehives are tended by ex-offenders, who get a second… Read the full press release

Save Some Green on the Greenest Major U.S. Airline

Miramar, Florida, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is doing its part to make travel more environmentally friendly and wants to thank its valued customers for doing their part to help save the environment too. From its eco-friendly seating configuration to customers carrying less bags, Spirit has taken serious measures to reduce its fuel consumption… 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

Enterprise Helps Address Traffic Fines

2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — In an attempt to help address the outstanding traffic fines incurred by its car hire customers, Enterprise Holdings has contacted over 6,500 local governments across the US and Canada. It has submitted its contact information as part of public record in an annual reminder that directs government officials to deliver notices of… Read the full press release

Heathrow ready to wave off world’s athletes

2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow is ready to wave off athletes in style on one of the most challenging and high-profile days in its history following the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The airport will introduce a completely new departures process on Monday 13th August including check-in and bag-drop at the Olympic Village and… Read the full press release


BERMUDA, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Guido Brambilla has been appointed Executive Chef at Rosewood Tucker’s Point, Bermuda’s premier resort. Brambilla joins the Rosewood Tucker’s Point culinary team with more than 20 years of experience in fine dining around the globe. Most recently he was executive chef at Bermuda’s Elbow Beach Hotel. Born in Milan, Italy, Chef… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Rentals® Continues Expansion in North America

Parsippany, N.J., 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — World’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals company adds more than 400 upscale units in the highly sought after Smoky Mountain region of eastern Tennessee Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), announced today that it has… Read the full press release


Renowned Resort Offers the Ultimate in Comfort, Style, Dining and Privacy RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Captivating the soul with stunning natural beauty and pure refinement, Rosewood Mayakoba sits along a mile‐long arc of white Caribbean sand, nestled just north of the picturesque waterfront town of Playa del Carmen. Upon arrival, guests find an… Read the full press release

Military Members Score Free Vacations from Travel Site’s Buy One, Get One Free Vacation Sale

Parsippany, N.J, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Armed Forces Vacation Club® (AFVC) is holding a Buy One, Get One Free Sale. Members who book any seven-night stay by August 15, 2012 will receive a free seven-night Space Available (Space-A) stay. To take advantage of this opportunity, customers should enter the promo code BOGO when making the initial booking…. Read the full press release

Warwick International Hotels Wins Best in Class for New Website

Interactive Media Council grants site its highest award 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the revamp of its website www.warwickhotels.com in November 2011, Warwick International Hotels has been awarded Best in Class by the Interactive Media Council (IMC). The IMC, a nonprofit organization of web designers, developers, programmers, advertisers and other web-related professionals, created this top award to elevate the standards of excellence… Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide Honored at White House for Leadership in Reduction of Health Disparities in the Workplace

One of the world’s largest hospitality companies recognized during special roundtable held by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, White House Business Council,and National Business Group on Health Parsippany, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), one of the nation’s largest hospitality companies, was recognized at the White House yesterday by the U.S. Department of… Read the full press release

Priority Club® Rewards Introduces Priority Club Sweepstakes™ for Members in the U.S. and Canada

First-in-kind contest creates chance to win trips, merchandise, gift cards and up toone million points ATLANTA, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) Priority Club® Rewards today announced the launch of Priority Club Rewards®  Sweepstakes, an industry-first redemption option that enables members to instantly redeem their Priority Club points for entries into a prize drawing. Similar… Read the full press release

Sheraton Opens Second Hotel in Greater Hartford

Located just minutes from Downtown, the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel is close to the Airport, Convention Center and Leading Attractions STAMFORD, Conn., 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the opening of theSheraton Hartford South Hotel. Owned by Merced Partners and managed by Wischermann Partners, the former Marriott hotel is undergoing a $6 millionrenovation and conversion project to… Read the full press release

Major upgrade of baggage handling system completed

2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — A three-year baggage handling project worth DKK 50 million is close to a successful completion. The project includes a complete upgrade of the control systems for Copenhagen Airport’s baggage handling system. The summer season is crunch time for Copenhagen Airport. With more than 6.5 million passengers during the three summer months, everything… Read the full press release


2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, announced that from midnight (24:00hrs) tonight, Thur 9 Aug, it will release 100,000 seats at fares from £12 for travel on Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur in September, October and November. These “all in” low fares will be available on over 1,000 of Ryanair’s European routes but must be… Read the full press release

CAA updates guidlines on unmanned aircraft

2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published revised guidance on operating unmanned aircraft in UK airspace. The advice updates existing guidelines on the safety requirements that have to be met before the CAA will issue permission for unmanned aircraft to be used in UK airspace. The guidance is published as… Read the full press release

Aloft Hotels to Debut in South Korea with Aloft Suwon

Aloft Forges Ahead with Global Brand Expansion, Signing Deal to Launch First Hotel, Aloft Suwon, in South Korea in late 2014. SUWON, South Korea, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced today that it plans to debut the Aloft brand in South Korea in late 2014, signing an agreement with development partner Youngshin HRD. Co., Ltd., a… Read the full press release

Finavia makes its airports more eco-efficient – carbon dioxide emissions declining at Helsinki Airport

Finavia is developing the eco-efficient operations of its airports. This also refers to the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions. 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emissions caused by Finavia’s largest airport, Helsinki Airport, clearly declined in 2011. As a result, the airport was accepted into the second level of the international Airport Carbon Accreditation emission reduction programme. The… Read the full press release


TORONTO, CANADA, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the “GTAA”) today reported its financial and operating results for the three- and six-month periods ending June 30, 2012. The second quarter of 2012 saw a continuation of the strong operating and financial results experienced in 2011 and first quarter of 2012. For the six-month… 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

Austrian Airlines traffic results for July 2012: Capacity consciously reduced, load factor improved

• January-July 2012: 6,555,800 passengers carried, + 4.4 percent • July 2012: 1,114,500 passengers carried, capacity consciously reduced by almost 11 percent, load factor increased by 3 percent 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — In the period from January to July 2012, the number of passengers carried rose by 4.4 percent compared to previous year’s figure: 6,555,800 passengers… Read the full press release

Jet Airways partners with HDFC Bank to launch an exclusive range of ‘JetPrivilege-HDFC Bank’ Co-Branded Credit Cards

MUMBAI, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Jet Airways’ – JetPrivilege, India’s largest and Freddie’s award winning frequent flyer programme, has partnered with HDFC Bank, India’s second largest private sector bank to launch ‘JetPrivilege–HDFC Bank Credit Card’, an exclusive range of Credit Cards offering unique benefits and rewards in the form of JPMiles. JetPrivilege-HDFC Bank Co-branded Credit Cards… Read the full press release


2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Stapleford Park Luxury Country House Hotel hosted an exclusive Private Air Show and Dinner with the Red Arrows on Monday 23rd July. The Red Arrows took to the skies over Stapleford Park on Monday evening with their trademark red, white and blue vapour trails. The private event was in aid of the Royal Air… Read the full press release

Dragonair Resumed Scheduled Services to and from Eastern China

Hong Kong, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair today (Thursday, 9 August) announced that it has resumed scheduled operations to and from Shanghai, Hangzhou and Ningbo since the weather is improving and wind speeds are within operational limits. Dragonair is operating a full schedule of flights to and from Eastern China today. However, minor delays are expected… Read the full press release

Marry Mound has a nice ring to it…

Day 13: Park Live Presented by British Airways LONDON, ENGLAND, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The eastern lawn of Park Live presented by British Airways has been dubbed ‘Marry Mound’ following a number of engagement proposals during the London 2012 Olympic Games. BA Lawn Hosts manning the area noticed the romantic hostpot when they heard loud cheers… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport Games media update – Friday 10th August

2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — 220,000 passengers are expected at Heathrow today – 115,000 of which are departures. More than 800 members of the Games Family* are expected to leave from Heathrow today, with around 50 arriving. The London Philharmonic Orchestra is playing in T5 today from 0900-1100. Weather in the UK is not expected to affect… Read the full press release

Hilton Brisbane Sponsors World-First Exhibition – ‘Portrait Of Spain: Masterpieces From The Prado’

BRISBANE, Australia, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Brisbane has affirmed its place in Brisbane’s thriving cultural scene, partnering with Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art for the world-first ‘Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado’ exhibition. The landmark exhibition marks the third partnership between two of the city’s leading icons – hotel and gallery – with… Read the full press release

Hilton Brisbane Celebrates Silver Anniversary and A$37 Million Refurbishment

BRISBANE, Australia, 2012-08-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — One of Brisbane’s leading hotels has recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, marking the occasion by unveiling a completed A$37 million refurbishment across the entire hotel. In one of the single biggest investments made by any of Brisbane’s CBD hotels, Hilton Brisbane has spent more than A$14 million since January 2011, upgrading every… Read the full press release