Abu Dhabi International Airport Passenger Travel Surges in Summer 2012

Recording 2,633,805 passengers in the months of July & August 2012 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2012-09-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — As the World Route Development Forum opens its doors at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), the event host released today the traffic report for Abu Dhabi international Airport for the months of July and August 2012…. Read the full press release

International Aviation Leaders Land in Abu Dhabi for Global Summit

Over 2,800 senior professionals, including 90 CEOs from airlines and airports around the world to visit Abu Dhabi for World Routes 201 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2012-09-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The 30th of September will mark the official opening of the 18th World Route Development Forum, the largest annual international aviation event, at the Abu Dhabi… Read the full press release


Award-Winning Resort Introduces New Suite Category, Menus, and Amenities for Grown-Ups and Kids RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Riviera Maya’s most luxurious resort, the 128 all-suite Rosewood Mayakoba, reopens today following a four-week, $1.6 million renovation, just in time to celebrate a new beginning of the Mayan Calendar. Led by renowned Mexican architect… Read the full press release

Historic First for Silversea in Corfu

Silversea Ships in Corfu

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — For the first time in the 18-year history of Silversea Cruises, three of the ultra-luxury line’s ships — Silver Cloud, Silver Wind andSilver Spirit — called in the same port on the same day. The historic convergence of the three ships took place today in beautiful Corfu, a Greek island renowned for its lush green hills… Read the full press release


DALLAS, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that Christian Tavelli has been appointed managing director of Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. A Rosewood veteran, Tavelli was most recently managing director of Rosewood San Miguel de Allende, a resort located in the heart of an enchanting artists’ village in the mountains… Read the full press release

RCI Pacific Announces Go Green 2012 Award Winners

Gold Coast, Australia, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Timeshare resorts recognized for eco-friendly practices in all facets of operations at ATHOC Conference RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange,  announced the winners of its innovative “Go Green Awards” for its affiliated resorts in the Pacific region at the recent Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOC) conference. This… Read the full press release

rosewood phuket to open 2014

DALLAS – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The next step in Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®’ ambitious Asia expansion plan will be the end-2014 opening of Rosewood Phuket, as the second Rosewood property in Asia following Rosewood Beijing’s Summer 2013 opening. The resort, including 87 villas, 20 residences and six hideaway homes, will be located on the 1,968-foot… Read the full press release

Silversea Unveils Itinerary for World Cruise 2014

Silversea Unveils Itinerary for World Cruise 2014

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has taken the wraps off its World Cruise 2014, an incomparable 113-day odyssey from Los Angeles to Barcelona aboard Silver Whisper, 6 January to 30 April 2014. Silversea celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2014 and will launch the festivities with this far-reaching and stimulating exploration of the world — now… Read the full press release

New Hampton Inn & Suites Opens in Columbia

100-room property brings Hamptonality to South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the opening of its newest property, the 100-room Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/Southeast-Ft. Jackson located at 201 East Exchange Boulevard. “Hampton… Read the full press release

Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program Introduces New Gift Card with Fall Offer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Wyndham Rewards®, the guest loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, is giving its members the opportunity to earn enough bonus points to redeem for a $25 Wyndham Rewards Visa® Prepaid Card when they stay twice at more than 6,500 participating Wyndham Hotel Group properties worldwide. Wyndham Rewards members in the United… Read the full press release

The IHG Academy Grows By Adding New Programs in the Americas

Global hospitality career training program expands through new Canadian collaboration IHG announces need to recruit 32,000 people into new roles in the Americas region by 2015 ATLANTA, GA, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the expansion of the IHG Academy through a… Read the full press release

Wyndham Exchange & Rentals® Wins Four American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA

Parsippany, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Visual Communications team at Wyndham Exchange & Rentals® recently won four American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA. This competition is the biggest showcase for outstanding work by in-house designers. Graphic Design USA provides in-house designers with an opportunity to be recognized for their talents and their contributions to their… Read the full press release

Pre-Concert Meal At Hilton London Canary Wharf

Hilton London Canary Wharf is delighted to announce the launch of the new pre-concert menu at Cinnamon. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Cinnamon at Hilton London Canary Wharf Launches New Pre-Concert Menu LONDON, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton London Canary Wharf is delighted to announce the launch of the new pre-concert menu at Cinnamon. Located just one tube stop away from The O2, in West India Docks, Cinnamon at Hilton London Canary Wharf is perfectly situated for a pre-concert dinner…. Read the full press release

Super 8 Hotel Brand Offers Race Fans Chance at $1,000

The Richard Petty Motorsports #43 Ford will race in the Super 8 paint scheme this Sunday at Dover International Speedway.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — In honor of its signature paint scheme appearing on the Richard Petty Motorsports #43 Ford at Dover International Speedway this Sunday, the Super 8® hotel brand is offering up to an additional $1,000 in prize money for the September winner of its Road Trip Challenge Sweepstakes. This month, the first prize winner of the… Read the full press release



2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Every October, we see carved pumpkins peer out from porches and doorsteps with gourd-like orange fruits inscribed with ghoulish faces and illuminated by candles – a sign that it’s Halloween! People have been making jack-o’-lanterns at Halloween for centuries. The practice originated from an Irish myth about a man nicknamed “Stingy Jack.” According to… Read the full press release

Warwick International Hotels Hires Global Account Sales Director

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Angella Vallard has been appointed Global Account Sales Director at Warwick International Hotels. Based in Denver, she will be responsible for reaching monthly, quarterly and annual sales objectives, while ensuring the optimum customer experience and satisfaction for hotel guests and prospective clients. “Angella is an experienced professional known for her excellent organization,… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Rentals® White Paper Reveals Significant Consumer Demand for a National, Hotel-Backed Brand

Parsippany, N.J., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rentals business, has released a white paper based on the findings of its 2012 survey conducted by PhoCusWright which examined U.S. consumers’ attitudes and behaviors toward vacation rentals. In “Vacation Rentals: Do Brands Matter?,” PhoCusWright presents a number of the study’s key… Read the full press release

Museo Pambata and Sipat Lawin Join Dusit Thani Manila’s Sunday Family Crossover Brunch this October

Sipat Lawin Ensemble (SLE)

“Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each”. — Plato Makati, Philippines, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sundays just get better at Dusit Thani Manila this… Read the full press release

Allegiant Announces Nonstop Flights Between Oakland and Telluride

Oakland, Calif. – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Allegiant announced new nonstop service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Telluride, CO via Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) beginning on December 15, 2012.  To celebrate the new service, Allegiant is offering introductory fares as low as $112.99* one way. The flight schedule is as follows: “We are excited to… Read the full press release

Hershey Gardens Opens “Bonsai: Living Art” Seasonal Exhibit

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:Hershey Gardens Opens “Bonsai: Living Art” Seasonal Exhibit WHEN:Friday, October 12 through Sunday, November 11 WHERE: Hershey Gardens 170 Hotel Road Hershey, PA 17033 www.HersheyGardens.org 717-534-3492 WHO: Guests of all ages DETAILS: The annual bonsai exhibit, provided by the Susquehanna Bonsai Association and Central Pennsylvania Bonsai Clubs, opens at Hershey… Read the full press release


Umu Prawn Passion Photo

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — It’s time to fulfill your craving for seafood at Dusit Thani Manila’s Umu Japanese Restaurant. Offered until September 30 are luxurious ebi (prawn) dishes that will not disappoint even the most discerning palates. Japanese Chef Hiroyuki Fukata presents two sumptuous ebi a la carte dishes that will further ignite your zest for… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Grand Hotel in Brussels

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Steigenberger is expanding its activities abroad, and will take over the operation of a landmark hotel building, part of the Wiltcher’s complex, located Avenue Louise in Brussels with effect from 1 January 2013. The hotel will continue to be managed under the Conrad brand until the end of 2012. Following the Steigenberger Hotel… Read the full press release

Something New for the Next Generation of Travelers

Marriott Hotels & Resorts New Lobby Experience Available Now in 190 Hotels and 400 by 2014. Bethesda, MD – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Next generation travelers say they want choices and flexibility so they can have it all. They don’t want to choose between a meeting room and a restaurant/bar on the local scene to meet… Read the full press release

Hilton Milan Sostiene Il Consorzio “Solidarietà In Rete” (SiR)

Nei prossimi mesi chi sceglierà di soggiornare presso l’Hilton Milan, potrà offrire il proprio piccolo contributo a favore del Consorzio “Solidarietà in Rete” (SiR) che devolverà la donazione all’educazione e l’inserimento dei giovani disabili di Milano nel mondo del lavoro. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

I fondi raccolti nell’ambito della campagna annuale della fondazione benefica di Hilton Worldwide, Hilton in the Community Foundation, saranno devoluti interamente alla cooperativa sociale milanese MILANO, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Nei prossimi mesi chi sceglierà di soggiornare presso l’Hilton Milan, potrà offrire il proprio piccolo contributo a favore del Consorzio “Solidarietà in Rete” (SiR) che devolverà la donazione… Read the full press release

IHG and International Trade Administration Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Exporting Opportunities for U.S. Businesses

ATLANTA and WASHINGTON – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] and the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) U.S. Commercial Service, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, today formally announced a strategic partnership designed to increase awareness in the U.S. business community, particularly among small and medium-sized businesses, about exporting and… Read the full press release



2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Shareholders Association of the Philippines (SharePHIL) recently held their Joint Roundtable Forum at the Grand Ballroom of the award-winning Dusit Thani Manila. The event was to serve as “investment 101” to anyone and everyone who may have very basic enquiries regarding investing in private or public companies. It was established with the… Read the full press release

Warwick International Hotels Advances Its Global Development Strategy with the Acquisition of The Paradise Island Harbour Resort On Paradise Island, Bahamas

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Warwick International Hotels (WIH) has made an agreement to purchase a four-star hotel located on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The transaction is expected to be completed in the near future. With easy access from the international airport, the Paradise Island Harbour Resort is a beautiful white sand beach-front hotel designed to… Read the full press release

The Registry Collection® Program Celebrates Continued Success in Europe

Kettering, Northampton, U.K., 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Registry Collection®, the world’s largest luxury exchange network, has plenty to celebrate so far in 2012: the program’s 10th anniversary; the recent launch of the brand’s revamped and robust website; and the addition of several impressive affiliated resorts to its network. The latest additions to The Registry Collection’s exchange network include… Read the full press release

Dusit Executive Stay Room Package

Dusit Executive Stay Room Package

Makati, Philippines, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Blending elegance and functionality, optimise the essentials of business travel at your fingertips with the Dusit Executive Stay Room Package. A separate living area and bedroom with complimentary broadband internet service, a spacious work station and an array of well-thought of perks to enjoy, the Grand Room provides a promise of… Read the full press release


CHICAGO – 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Preferred Hotel Group, a leading provider of sales and marketing support to independent hotels around the world, is proud to welcome two new members — Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. Effective immediately, Wynn’s flagship resorts will be represented by the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts brand and bookable under the brand’s “PH” and “PV”… Read the full press release