Chef Eric Briffard of Le Cinq at Four Seasons Hotel George V Debuts a New Book of Recipes

Chef Eric Briffard

Eric Briffard – Le Cinq is now available at the Hotel and booksellers. Paris, France – 2012-10-2 — / — Renowned chef Eric Briffard, Executive Chef at Le Cinq atFour Seasons Hotel George V, has published a book written in collaboration with Chihiro Masui and Richard Haughton. Eric Briffard – Le Cinq (éditions Glénats) reveals Chef’s vision of modern cuisine, and lets readers in… Read the full press release

Chicago’s Airports Participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Awareness poster at O'Hare

HICAGO, 2012-10-2 — / — For the fifth consecutive year, the Chicago Department of Aviation(CDA) is “going pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s “2012 Light the Way to Find a Cure” campaign. The CDA will show is support by displaying pink lights, ribbons and other decorations at O’Hare and Midway International Airports during the… Read the full press release

Proof, an American Canteen, Debuts This Fall at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

Chocolate bacon waffle

New restaurant combines casual, comfort and community. Scottsdale, U.S.A. – 2012-10-2 — / — Embark on a cross-country road trip down the main streets of America at Proof, an American canteen, debuting November 2012 atFour Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Featuring homestyle comfort fare sourced exclusively from the 50 states, this relaxed restaurant promises to fast become a… Read the full press release

Andolino Discusses Aviation Industry Outlook at World Route Summit

CHICAGO, 2012-10-2 — / — Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino was one of many industry experts who spoke at the opening day of the World Route Development Strategy Summit on September 30 in Abu Dhabi. Leaders from airlines, airports, governments, network planning, travel and tourism, air cargo and economic development authorities attended the summit to discuss the… Read the full press release

MANX2.COM BELFAST FLIGHT TIMETABLE SUCCESS fly from Belfast City Airport to the Isle of Man, Blackpool, Gloucester and Oxford up to 4 times a day

2012-10-2 — / —’s business-friendly Belfast timetable, introduced last year, has proven to be a great success. The early morning flights have taken over 3,200 passengers from the Isle of Man to Belfast, and 4,200 from Belfast to the Island, a rise of over 1,000 passengers from 2011. The first flight from Isle of Man… Read the full press release

Get a Taste of Texas Grapefruit at Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Texas Grapefruit

Fall’s favourite fruit stars in several seasonal items in October. Austin, U.S.A. – 2012-10-2 — / — As temperatures in Austin slowly fade into fall, summer produce is packing up to make room for autumn’s abundance. Throughout the month of October 2012, Four Seasons Hotel Austin invites locals and guests to get their fill of a fall favourite, the… Read the full press release

Chicago’s Natural Beauty on Display at Chicago’s Airports

Purple Prairie Clover by Dawn Mazur. Photo taken in July 2011 at South Pond in Lincoln Park.

CHICAGO, 2012-10-2 — / — A new photo exhibit showcasing Chicago’s natural beauty has landed at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. Last fall, the Chicago Park District Natural Areas Program asked Chicagoans to “Take their best shot!” and photograph nature in the city.  Over 250 photographs were submitted and judged in four categories:  People in Nature, Native Flora,… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group to Announce Financial Results

SEATTLE — 2012-10-2 — / — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its third quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, Oct. 25. A conference call is scheduled at 9 a.m. Pacific time/12 p.m. Eastern time. Interested parties may listen to the call via… Read the full press release

LOT launched new direct service to Hannover

Warsaw, 2012-10-2 — / — Today LOT Polish Airlines launched new direct service to Hannover. LOT’s Embraer 170 with the registration number SP-LDB took off from Chopin Airport in Warsaw at 13:50 local time. Its arrival in Hannover it is planned at 15:20 local time Since today the Polish carrier’s planes will land at the airport… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Continues Denver Growth With Opening Of New Flight Crew Bases And Line Maintenance At Denver International Airport (DIA)

New Domiciles at Denver International Airport (DIA) Will be Home to Nearly 400 Pilots and 400 Flight Attendants DENVER – 2012-10-2 — / — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today officially opens the carrier’s newest Pilot and Flight Attendant crew bases at Denver International Airport (DIA). The new crew domiciles, which will be the airline’s ninth,… Read the full press release

Maldives local travel agents honours the country’s first Travel and Tourism Awards

Maldives local travel agents honours the country’s first Travel and Tourism Awards

2012-10-2 — / — Maldives Association for Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) honoured the travel and tourism industry with first ever Maldives Travel Awards. The grand awarding ceremony was held on 28th September 2012 at Paradise Island Resort. Awards for 21 categories including resorts, hotels, liveaboards and aviation were awarded trophies. The event began with… Read the full press release

Marcus Stewart Appointed Executive Sous Chef of Four Seasons Resorts Lanai

Marcus Stewart Appointed Executive Sous Chef of Four Seasons Resorts Lanai

Hawaii, Lana’i at Manele Bay, U.S.A. – 2012-10-2 — / — Marcus Stewart has been named Executive Sous Chef of Four Seasons Resorts Lanai. In his new role, Chef Stewart will assist Executive Chef Kevin Erving in overseeing all culinary operations and menu development for the seven restaurants and bars at Manele Bay and The Lodge at Koele. “Chef Marcus… Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines Reports September 2012 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS, 2012-10-2 — / — Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for September 2012. For the month, Frontier’s load factor increased two percentage points to 88% compared to 86% in September 2011. Frontier’s traffic decreased 13%, to 0.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs); capacity decreased 15%, to… Read the full press release


Pass master Declan Kearney, Aer Lingus Director of Communications, is helping Ulster Rugby prepare to spin another success story this season after the signing of a new sponsorship deal. The package will see Aer Lingus become the official airline for Ulster Rugby over the next two years. Admiring Declan's technique are Ulster stars Johann Muller, John Afoa and Jared Payne.

2012-10-2 — / — ULSTER Rugby’s flying start to the season has been given a turbo charged boost with the signing of a major new sponsorship deal with Aer Lingus. Details of the two-year support package were unveiled at a signing ceremony held at Ravenhill this afternoon. As part of the new relationship, the airline will provide… Read the full press release

Second Annual Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Liberation Walk Attracts Celebrity Entries

2012-10-2 — / — Taking place for the second time, the annual Oliver Adelaide Tambo Liberation Walk has attracted interest amongst several media personalities, celebrities and public figures this year. Amongst those who will be participating in the Walk, which takes place on Saturday, 6 October 2012, are recording artist and TV presenter Stoan Seate, media personality Kass Naidoo, businesswoman Uyanda Mbuli, and TV presenter Liezel van… Read the full press release

Get Ready for O’Hare 5K on the Runway and Community Day

Runway 9L/27R, location of the ORD 5K on the Runway

CHICAGO, 2012-10-2 — / — On your mark…Get set…Go! to the “Run on the Runway” website now to register for the ORD 5K on the Runway and Community Day at O’Hare. On Saturday, October 20, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will host a 5K on the Runway and Community Day, presented by United Airlines, at O’Hare International Airport from 8… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways To Extend Footprint In Iraq

Qatar Airways To Extend Footprint In Iraq

Scheduled Flights To Najaf Begin January 2013 Adds To Iraqi Destinations In Network – Capital Baghdad & Northern City Of Erbil Doha, QATAR – 2012-10-2 — / — Qatar Airways continues its network expansion with the announcement of scheduled flights to Najaf – its third route in the Republic of Iraq, effective January 23. The southern… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group Announces $250 Million Share Repurchase Program

Completes previous $50 million repurchase program SEATTLE, 2012-10-2 — / — Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) announced today that its board of directors has approved a stock repurchase program authorizing the company to buy up to $250 million of its common stock. The program does not have an expiration date, however, Air Group is targeting completion by… Read the full press release


TOKYO, 2012-10-2 — / —Japan Airlines (JAL) and British Airways will begin a joint business agreement with the two airlines sharing revenue on applicable flights between Europe and Japan. The joint business, which starts on October 1, 2012, will benefit customers by providing better links between Japan and Europe, greater choice of flights to more destinations, enhanced… Read the full press release

Ignite the Spark this Fall at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California with a USD 100 or USD 200 Credit for a Romantic Rendezvous

Couples visit Malibu for a romantic beach day

Share the love with a personalized Countdown to Romance Facebook app, #IgniteTheSpark on Instagram or take an interactive Spark quiz Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A. – 2012-10-2 — / —  Couples can Ignite the Spark this fall at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village with an overnight package for two including a Hotel credit, perfect for creating romantic experiences. Duos spending… Read the full press release

LOT among the safest airlines in the world!

Warsaw, 2012-10-2 — / — LOT Polish Airlines have been ranked among the safest airlines in the world, having fully met the requirements of the safety audit conducted by IATA (International Air Transport Association). The auditing organization conducted a five-day safety audit (the so-called IOSA, i.e. IATA Operational Safety Audit) in all of LOT’s operational areas…. Read the full press release

LUV Lands In Iowa! Southwest Airlines Launches Service At Des Moines International Airport

Southwest Adds 77th City to Route Map, Offering Iowa Customers Low Fares and More Destinations DALLAS – 2012-10-2 — / — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is excited to announce that LUV has officially landed in Iowa with service at Des Moines International Airport (DSM).  Dozens of Southwest Employees are on hand to celebrate the long-anticipated arrival with… Read the full press release

Fall Into Savings in San Antonio

SAVE Program extends through fall season 2012-10-2 — / — Even with the changing of the seasons, one thing stays the same – the opportunity for great getaway vacations savings in San Antonio. The popular SAVE (San Antonio Vacation Experience) program extends all the way through the end of the year, and offers ways to stretch vacation dollars… Read the full press release


Hassle-Free Car Rental Process Cuts Check-In Time in Half ST. LOUIS, 2012-10-2 — / — Travelers cancut their check-in time in half and hit the road faster, thanks to new self-service car rental kiosks rolling out in the top 50 airport locations throughout the United States. Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental – which are owned and operated… Read the full press release

W Maldives participates in ‘Upgrade yourself’ promotion by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific

Guests can book an Upgrade to the Suite, Villa or Club room and treat themselves to Premium Upgrade Benefits they deserve

2012-10-2 — / — W Retreat & Spa Maldives participates in the ‘Upgrade Yourself’ campaign which was launched this week by Starwood Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific. This campaign allows travellers to upgrade themselves to the higher room categories and enjoy upgraded benefits at a minimum of 20% off standard Suite and Villa rates or 10%… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Applauds Addition of Taiwan to U.S. Visa Waiver Program

Secretaries Clinton and Napolitano Meet with Travel Industry Leaders Washington, D.C. – 2012-10-2 — / — The U.S. Travel Association today applauded an announcement by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano that Taiwan is being added to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program. Today’s announcement was made at the Travel and Tourism Conference, part of the State Department’s… Read the full press release

Accor: Motel 6 disposal completed

2012-10-2 — / — Accor today announces the completion of the sale of its Motel 6 / Studio 6 hotels in North America to an affiliate of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII, for an amount of US 1.9 billion dollars¹. This transaction allows Accor to reduce its adjusted net debt by c. €780m. Following the divestment,… Read the full press release

Estonian Air carried 687 427 passengers in the first nine months

2012-10-2 — / — In September Estonian Air carried 83 784 passengers, out of which 83 631 on regular flights. The number of passengers on regular flights in Tallinn increased 41.3% compared to the same period last year. The load factor of Estonian Air regular flights was 72.6%. In the first nine months Estonian Air carried… Read the full press release

Lemar to Headline At Hilton Manchester Deansgate’s Star Studded Ball

Hilton Manchester Deansgate is set to host its most lavish Star Ball to date as a host of celebrities, including many soap and football stars, confirm their attendance at the event on Saturday 13th October. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – 2012-10-2 — / —  Hilton Manchester Deansgate is set to host its most lavish Star Ball to date as a host of celebrities, including many soap and football stars, confirm their attendance at the event on Saturday 13th October. The glitzy fundraising ball is set to be packed full of quality entertainment, with Lemar taking… Read the full press release

Maldives to hold roadshow in Mumbai and Chennai on 27th and 28th September

Maldives to hold roadshow in Mumbai and Chennai on 27th and 28th September

2012-10-2 — / — Maldivian airline together with Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) will hold a two city road-show in Mumbai and Chennai on 27th and 28th September. The delegation led by Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Hon. Mohamed Maleeh Jamal will comprise of members drawn from  15 companies both hoteliers and… Read the full press release