World’s Largest Car Rental Company Honored at GBTA Annual Convention ST. LOUIS, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Holdings, owner and operator of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, announced today that the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation has honored the company with its Project ICARUS sustainability Gold Medal. InterContinental Hotels Group and Symantec also received Gold Medals at GBTA’s annual convention in Boston. The… Read the full press release

Marriott International to Open First Hotel in Ukraine

Robust Growth Across Eastern Europe Continues wtih Addition of Histroic Hotel to Renaissance Hotels Growing Global Portfolio London, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mrriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) announced that it will open its first hotel in Ukraine, the 173-room Renaissance Kiev Hotel, under a management agreement with Subsidiary Enterprise Grand Plaza. The hotel is expected to open in mid-2013… Read the full press release

Fly Frontier Between Denver and Minot Beginning Nov. 5

Nonstop fares starting at $79* each way available until Saturday only at FrontierAirlines.com DENVER, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Frontier Airlines today announced new nonstop service between its Denver, Colo. (DEN), hub and Minot, N.D. (MOT), with four weekly nonstop flights beginning on Nov. 5, 2012. To celebrate the new service, Frontier is offering fares as low as… Read the full press release


AkzoNobel honors Enterprise for outstanding commitment to corporate sustainability at awards banquet in San Antonio ST. LOUIS – 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Rent-A-Car has received the 2012 FIT Sustainability Award from AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings Americas. The award was created in 2009 to honor the contributions of key corporate leaders within the collision repair industry for… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Opens Its First Dual Brand Property in The UK

Hilton and Hampton by Hilton hotels open in partnership with The FA at St George’s Park BURTON UPON TRENT, UK and MCLEAN, Va. 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide is today celebrating the opening of its first dual branded property in the U.K., the Hilton and Hampton by Hilton at St. George’s Park, The Football Association’s… Read the full press release

New Sri Lanka Flights From Gatwick

2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways is launching a new route to Sri Lanka from Gatwick next year. The three-times-a-week service to the capital city Colombo will start on March 31 and will be operated by a Boeing 777 with three cabins including Club World with fully flat beds. Flights go on sale tomorrow (August 16)… Read the full press release

Business Events in Bath worth £24.4m to the city

Bath celebrates Business Tourism success with re-launch of Conference website: www.bathconference.co.uk 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — A report commissioned by Bath Tourism Plus (BTP) on Bath’s conference and events market has revealed that in 2011 there were an estimated 3750 business events held in Bath bringing in  £24.4m to the city – up 15% compared to 2009…. Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines Announces Earlier Return to Fargo

Nonstop service now beginning Nov. 9 Fares starting at $99* each way available until Saturday only at FrontierAirlines.com DENVER, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — In response to the overwhelming community support for the return of Frontier’s nonstop service between Fargo, N.D. (FAR) and Denver, Colo. (DEN), the Denver-based airline will be starting service a week earlier than originally… Read the full press release

Moroccan Indulgence at the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza

A Spa journey perfect for brides, couples and those who want to indulge Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza now offers brides and Spa enthusiasts an exciting new experience to discover phenomenal Moroccan Indulgence at its Spa and Wellness Center. The Moroccan Spa journey begins in the private… 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


2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (15 Aug) said it will not allow its flights or passengers to be blackmailed by Portway handling workers who have announced their intention to take industrial action at Faro and Porto airports (on 15, 17 and 31 Aug) and called on INAC to take urgent… Read the full press release

Savour A Bite of Vitality at Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita

New Spa cuisine offers vitamin-fuelled, low calorie and energy rich dishes to complement guests’ Spa and wellness experience Mauritius, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Helping guests nourish their bodies from the inside out,Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita has introduced A Bite of Vitality- a new menu of healthy Spa cuisine that can be enjoyed in the tranquil surroundings… Read the full press release

Las Vegas takes gold as holiday destination for athletes

2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — It seems that British athletes will be going from the podium to the party, as Las Vegas is the number one destination for athletes following the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Official airline partner British Airways asked a number of Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes about their holiday plans post September…. Read the full press release

Travelport Appoints New General Manager for Southern Africa

Well known travel industry executive, Robyn Christie, to lead Travelport Southern Africa Johannesburg,  2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announced the appointment of seasoned industry professional, Robyn Christie, as its new General Manager for Southern Africa. Based at Travelport’s offices in Johannesburg, Christie will have overall responsibility for… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele Recognized by Travel Weekly Among World’s Superior Deluxe Hotels

Celebrate the award with Third Night Free fall getaway to Hawaii Hawaii, Lana’i, Lodge at Koele, U.S.A. – 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele has been recognized by Travel Weekly for the annual 2012 Superior Deluxe Hotels awards. The accolade is Travel Weekly’s highest and most coveted hotel classification and represents the world’s finest hotels. The award was… Read the full press release

Taking Action to Help Prevent Balcony Incidents in Popular Overseas Resorts

2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — There have been 13 incidents of young people falling from balconies so far this year. Three of these cases resulted in death while others have been seriously injured. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and ABTA – The Travel Association, have joined forces on a campaign to help prevent balcony incidents among young… Read the full press release

For One Night Only, Award-Winning Mina Group Chef David Varley Partners with Chef Nicholas Owen Behind the Applewood Grill in One-Ninety at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore

Succulent cuts of steak and fish fillet highlight grill specialties menu on September 1, 2012 Singapore – 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Having worked together before with Senior Sous Chef Nicholas Owen at BOURBON STEAK at Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC – an acclaimed restaurant helmed by Michael Mina, a Michelin one-star award winner, James Beard award winner, restaurateur and… Read the full press release

Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort Delivers Relaxing Family-Friendly Spa Vacation

Guests Can Explore Cabo Kids Oasis, Where Adults and Kids Can Spa Together LOS CABOS, Mexico 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Families looking for a pampering, relaxing spa holiday need to look no further than the, AAA Four Diamond award-winning Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort. With its perpetual sunshine, stunning beaches and azure waters, Los Cabos,… Read the full press release