Bohemia Voted Amongst UK’s Top 40 Restaurants by The Good Food Guide 2013

2012-08-28 — / — This week, the team at Bohemia is celebrating as the Michelin-starred restaurant is once again proclaimed by The Good Food Guide as amongst the UK’s finest. The eagerly awaited annual publication of the prestigious guide has just been issued and Jersey’s Bohemia Restaurant is the only Channel Island establishment to feature in… Read the full press release

Bocuse d’Or Asia 2012 winner, Chef Yew Eng Tong presents a fresh menu at The Cliff

2012-08-28 — / — With 14 new dishes available at The Cliff, the selection is overwhelming but a perfect excuse for you to plan a return visit. Set in stunning interiors with commanding views of the South China Sea, The Cliff, features a show kitchen, cascading water features and a split-level platform built over lush jungle…. Read the full press release


TRAVEL ADVISORS, MEMBER AGENCIES AND PREFERRED SUPPLIERS RECOGNIZED AT ‘VIRTUOSO TRAVEL WEEK’ CONFERENCE LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-28 — / — International luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, celebrated the close of its 24th annual conference, Virtuoso Travel Week, last night with its annual Gala and Virtuoso Awards at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The well-attended event, which saw a record turnout… Read the full press release

CTC Allocates $60 Million to Metrolink to Upgrade Locomotives and Cab Cars

Project will enable Metrolink to move more people, lower emissions, reduce delays and support the economy LOS ANGELES, 2012-08-28 — / — At its August 22 meeting, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $60 million in Proposition 1 A bond funds to help pay for much-needed upgrades to Metrolink’s fleet of locomotives and coach cars. This… Read the full press release

Christopher K. Ivy Joins Interstate Hotels & Resorts as Executive Vice President, Development and Acquisitions

ARLINGTON, Va., 2012-08-28 — / — Interstate Hotels & Resorts today announced that Christopher K. Ivy joined the company as executive vice president, development and acquisitions. In his new position, he will focus on sourcing business development projects within the select-service sector. Ivy will report to Interstate’s chief investment officer, Leslie Ng. Ng noted that Ivy’s appointment… Read the full press release


Regent Street in London welcomes the world to celebrate the Summer games. Flags from all the participating countries were launched on Regent Street today. The Mile of Style and the surrounding streets display brightly coloured national flags to celebrate the sporting spectacular.

2012-08-28 — / — As Paralympic heroes get set to take the stage this week, new research from VisitBritain suggests that receiving a good welcome is likely to see visitors recommend travelling to the UK to others, with 80% of visitors feeling at least ‘very welcome’ in 2011. VisitBritain sponsored a question on the Civil Aviation Authority’s survey… Read the full press release

Travel Guard® North America Providing Free Assistance Services to U.S. and Canadian Travelers Affected by Tropical Storm Isaac

Flight and Hotel Rebooking, Emergency Medical Assistance and More Available Through Toll-Free Number Stevens Point, WI, 2012-08-28 — / — As Tropical Storm Isaac continues on its path through the Gulf of Mexico, Travel Guard North America® ( announced today that it will provide emergency travel and medical assistance services free to all U.S. and Canadian travelers… Read the full press release


43% of population inspired to explore more of UK by exciting events of 2012 2012-08-28 — / — 3.6 million Brits (7% of the adult population) will make the most of the forthcoming August Bank Holiday weekend by taking an overnight holiday trip in the UK, with 2.8 million people (6%) taking that trip in England,… Read the full press release

Bath’s local economy to benefit from tourism funding

Bath’s local economy to benefit from tourism funding 2012-08-28 — / — The 3-Year tourism project, ‘Growing Tourism Locally’ will stimulate economic growth and jobs at a local level Bath’s destination marketing organisation, Bath Tourism Plus, (BTP) is set to invest an additional £1million into promoting Bath and North East Somerset over the next 3 years,… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Express Rio Branco Breaks Ground in Brazil

IHG continues aggressive growth strategy in Brazil with expansion into new city MIAMI, FL, 2012-08-28 — / — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], Latin America’s most experienced international hotel company, today announced that the Holiday Inn Express Rio Branco in Brazil has broken ground.  The new-build hotel is scheduled to open in late 2013, just in… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Announces New Service Between Denver and Phoenix/Mesa

Daily Nonstop Service Starts October 4, 2012 Miramar, Florida, 2012-08-28 — / — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced it is adding daily nonstop service between Denver International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport starting October 4, 2012. Customers can check out the insanely low fares offered every day at and also sign up to receive alerts on… Read the full press release


Tosca’s Spanish Wines and Steaks

2012-08-28 — / — Dusit Thani Manila invites everyone to live life to the fullest at Tosca Italian Grill! This September, indulge in a unique and tantalizing culinary experience featuring Italian cuisine while basking in the restaurant’s chic and worldly atmosphere. Included in Tosca’s extensive a la carte menu is a variety of appetizers, soups, salad,… Read the full press release


2012-08-28 — / — PACKAGE INCLUDES ACCOMMODATIONS, TICKETS TO THE GRAND OPENING PARTY AND MORE. WHO: Guy Harvey Outpost – A TradeWinds Beach Resort is located on Florida’s west coast on the island of St. Pete Beach. The 211-room property, formerly the TradeWinds Sandpiper Suites, is the first Guy Harvey Outpost hotel in the United States… Read the full press release

Gaither Homecoming Christmas Spectacular Coming to Hershey

Tickets on Sale Friday, August 31 at 10 a.m. Hershey, Pa., 2012-08-28 — / — Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming music spectacular at Giant Center on Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m. The legendary recording artist will present an exciting celebration, filled with the very best in Christian music, including… Read the full press release

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Accelerates Growth with Opening of 10 Hotels in 2012 to Become the Largest Upscale Brand in Greater China

Growing Development Pipeline Reinforces the Brand’s Commitment to Expand Portfolio Shanghai, 2012-08-28 — / — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotels group by number of rooms and in Greater China, continues its rapid distribution growth in the region with Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts adding 10 new hotels to its brand portfolio in 2012…. Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Manila: Celebrating Yule

Christmas Party Packages at Dusit Thani Manila (Starting at PHP 1,300 nett per person) 2012-08-28 — / — How do you make a celebration truly memorable? This season, we can’t wait to present you with the most-thoughtful Christmas Party Packages guaranteed to suit your every need and more! Enjoy all-out privileges exclusively yours on top of… Read the full press release

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri Introduces ‘The Royal Rajasthan’ Food Festival At Zune The Indian Specialty Restaurant

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri today announced the launch of ‘The Royal Rajasthan’ food festival at Zune, the Indian specialty restaurant. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

NEW DELHI, 2012-08-28 — / — Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri today announced the launch of ‘The Royal Rajasthan’ food festival at Zune, the Indian specialty restaurant. From August 31 until September 14, 2012, guests at the hotel, located adjacent to Janakpuri West Metro station, will be able to savour a range of authentic preparations from the… Read the full press release

Fall Festival Favorites in Virginia

The Suffolk Peanut Festival Width: 7" × Height: 5" Resolution: 300dpi Image Format: JPG Credit: City of Suffolk. Virginia Tourism Corporation. Description: The annual Suffolk Peanut Festival honors the city's agriculture herigal and devotion to peanuts.

Create new traditions this fall celebrating brilliant foliage, harvest, music, and arts in Virginia RICHMOND, Va., 2012-08-28 — / — Virginia is for Lovers is about love – pure and simple. It’s about spending time with those you love, doing the things you love to do on a great vacation. Visiting Virginia during the fall season is… Read the full press release

Arik Air adds Lagos-Douala to route network

Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial carrier is to begin scheduled commercial services between Lagos, Nigeria and Douala, Cameroon. The first commercial flight on the new route will be held on Thursday August 30 and subsequently operate three times weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 2012-08-28 — / — The outbound flight will depart… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and ICICI bank launch co-branded credit cards

Exclusive travel and lifestyle benefits await the country’s frequent flyers MUMBAI, 2012-08-28 — / — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline and ICICI Bank Ltd., India’s largest private sector bank, today announced the launch of the “Jet Airways ICICI Bank Credit Cards”, a suite of co-branded cards offering exceptional value to JetPrivilege members and the country’s… Read the full press release

Marriott International 2011-2012 Sustainability Report Highlights Youth Employment Initiatives and Preserving the Environment

Marriott International 2011-2012 Sustainability Report Highlights Youth Employment Initiatives and Preserving the Environment

BETHESDA, MD, 2012-08-28 — / — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) recently released its second full comprehensive Sustainability Report, using guidelines set forth by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).  In it, Marriott announced $2.5 million invested in its environmental portfolio over the past three years, and significant contributions to workforce development for disadvantaged youth around the world to help them… Read the full press release


Los Angeles, California, 2012-08-28 — / — The Los Angeles Dodgers Community Partnerships will honor Los Angeles Airport Police along with other local law enforcement and fire department 2011 Medals and Commendation recipients, at the Los Angeles Dodgers First Responders Appreciation Day. Los Angeles Airport Police Division honorees participating in the event during the Dodgers and… Read the full press release

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Reveals New Ride for 2013


“UNDERTOW” – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S ONLY SPINNING ROLLER COASTER SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2012-08-28 — / —The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk unveiled plans for a new $5.5M ride during a presentation for employees and media at the Boardwalk today. A new spinning roller coaster, named Undertow, will join the Boardwalk’s scream-worthy lineup of rides next summer.  Manufactured by… Read the full press release


Los Angeles, California, 2012-08-28 — / — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has informed Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) officials of the closure of Lincoln Boulevard (SR-1) from Sepulveda Boulevard to McConnell Avenue beginning Monday, August 27 through Friday, August 31 as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. Caltrans work aims to enhance safety and mobility… Read the full press release

Ethiopian to Launch Flights to Kuala Lumpur

2012-08-28 — / — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will commence scheduled thrice weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur on October 31, 2012, via Bangkok. Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia and dubbed the Garden City of Lights, is renowned for its numerous tourist attractions, which include the… Read the full press release

JAL Group Monthly Traffic Data – July 2012

2012-08-28 — / — JAL Group Monthly Traffic Data – July 2012. 1.1) JAL Group International Passenger Traffic Data – FY2012 1.2) Month International Passenger Route Traffic Data – July 2012 2) JAL Group Total Domestic Passenger Traffic – FY2012 3) JAL Group Cargo Traffic Data – FY2012 4) Monthly JAL Group Flight Operation Data –… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific opens new lounge in Paris

Cathay Pacific’s new First and Business Class Lounge at Paris Charles De Gaulle (Roissy) Airport offers enhanced comfort and convenience for passengers departing from Paris.

2012-08-28 — / — Cathay Pacific today announced the opening of a new First and Business Class Lounge for passengers travelling out of Paris Charles De Gaulle (Roissy) Airport.  The lounge, located in the new connecting building between Terminal 2A and 2C on Level 2, has an area of more than 600 square metres and can… Read the full press release

Olympic ‘Memory Tree’ digitised for everyone to visit

2012-08-28 — / — A ‘memory tree’ used by Olympic athletes to record their favourite memory of London 2012 is now available online for everyone to browse. · Tree used by Olympians to record their memories of London · Memory tree was in place at Heathrow’s temporary Games Terminal · More than a hundred messages scanned… Read the full press release