Marriott Launches New Ad Campaign for Frequent Business Travelers

Marriott Launches New Ad Campaign for Frequent Business Travelers

“For You, We’re Marriott” Campaign Welcomes Frequent Business Travelers Across Cultures. 2012-10-9 — / — Global lodging leader, Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) today introduces its newest advertising campaign designed to showcase the breadth of its brands and welcome all frequent business travelers. The  new “For You, We’re Marriott” campaign focuses on African-American, Hispanic and lesbian, gay,… Read the full press release

Five new lounges provide more space for passengers at Frankfurt / Lounges in new design

2012-10-9 — / — Tomorrow morning the new A-Plus Concourse at Frankfurt Airport will go into operation, and at the same time Lufthansa will open five new lounges there. A First Class Lounge, a Senator Lounge and a Business Lounge are located on the EU Departures and Arrivals level. For passengers in the so-called Non-Schengen area… Read the full press release

Fly From Just £12 On Over 1,000 Routes In Nov

RYANAIR £12 SEAT SALE 2012-10-9 — / — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, announced that from midnight (24:00hrs) tonight, Mon 8 Oct, it will release 100,000 seats at prices starting from £12 for travel on Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur in November. These “all in” low fares will be available on over 1,000 of Ryanair’s European… Read the full press release

Lars Jønstrup Dollerup new CFO in Copenhagen Aiport

2012-10-9 — / — Lars Jønstrup Dollerup has been appointed new Chief Financial Officer of Copenhagen Airports A/S (CPH). He takes up his new position with immediate effect. Lars Jønstrup Dollerup is a state-authorised public accountant. He has been with CPH for more than six years, holding various management positions in the CPH Finance Department, most… Read the full press release

Travelport adds to UK & Ireland team

Appointments reflect key areas of strategic focus Langley, 2012-10-9 — / — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, has announced several new additions to its UK & Ireland team in a move that will further enhance the services it offers to its travel agent, Online Travel Agent and Tour Operator customers. Jasmeen… Read the full press release Now Europe’s Biggest Online Accommodation Website

OVER 450,000 HOTELS & GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES FOR RYANAIR PASSENGERS 2012-10-9 — / — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (9 Oct) announced the addition of 150,000 extra hotels to its ever-growing inventory on website, the ultimate hotel price comparison site, making the biggest online accommodation website in Europe (by number of hotels listed)…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to join oneworld alliance

2012-10-9 — / — Qatar Airways is to join oneworld®, adding one of the world’s fastest growing and most highly rated airlines to the world’s leading quality airline alliance. Its election as a oneworld member designate was announced today (October 8, 2012) at a press conference in New York – home of oneworld’s central alliance management… Read the full press release

Guoman Hotel Management Limited Achieves Carbon Trust Standard

2012-10-9 — / — Guoman Hotel Management (UK) Limited is delighted to be awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard which recognises the approach to saving energy and successfully reducing carbon emissions across all 36 Guoman and Thistle hotels in the UK during the period 2009 to 2011. Guoman Hotel Management (UK) Limited has undertaken and implemented… Read the full press release

Qatar Tourism Authority participates in Qatar Week: Ferjaan in Tokyo

Qatar, Doha, 2012-10-9 — / — Celebrating Qatar’s 40 year relations with Japan, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) will be participating in Qatar Week: Ferjan Tokyo, the five day celebration taking place in Tokyo. Taking part in the excitement and festivities, Qatar will be strongly represented by a host of strategic partners in addition to the MIA,… Read the full press release

The Sentosa Welcomes 2013 in Style

2012-10-9 — / — The biggest party of the year is around the corner! Usher in the New Year with sumptuous feasts and revel in the joyous occasion at The Sentosa, A Beaufort Hotel. Indulge in a six-course New Year’s Eve dinner ($246 per person) at The Cliff with delectable dishes such as wagyu rib-eye with sautéed… Read the full press release

The 2012 Hya Exhibition opens its doors to Dazzle fashionistas from around the region

The 2012 Hya Exhibition opens its doors to Dazzle fashionistas from around the region

Qatar, Doha,  2012-10-9 — / — The 2012 Hya Exhibition, the Middle East’s largest Abaya exhibition was inaugurated on Monday the 24th of September, at the Doha Exhibition Center. Recognized as one of Qatar’s most fashionable and not-to-be-missed events, the Hya Exhibition is organized by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and will showcase the region’s finest… Read the full press release


GHOSTS, GOBLINS, GLITZ & GLAM, LAS VEGAS DISHES OUT THE GOOD STUFF DURING HOWL-O-WEEKEND LAS VEGAS – 2012-10-9 — / — Las Vegas is the ultimate trick-or-treat destination for adults this Halloween. Visitors will be treated from the abnormal to the paranormal throughout October. The tricked-out, month-long Halloween celebration will culminate with the annual Howl-O-Weekend experience officially… Read the full press release

Porter Airlines heads for the hills with a new season of service to Mont Tremblant

TORONTO, 2012-10-9 — / — Porter Airlines is suiting up for the ski season with another year of winter service to Mont Tremblant, beginning Dec. 7 until April 7. Non-stop flights are available from both Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. An improved winter schedule starts a full week earlier than last… Read the full press release

Blue Islands launch Paris and Amsterdam

2012-10-9 — / — Two more European routes from Blue Islands will connect the Channel Islands to the world. Amsterdam (Schiphol airport) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle airport) are two of the largest airports in Europe with unparalleled connections worldwide compared to London Heathrow and London Gatwick. The new services, announced today by the local airline,… Read the full press release

Inaugural AAAE Airport Diversity Summit ‘Pathway to Prosperity’ Coming To Little Rock

Alexandria, Va. – 2012-10-9 — / — Creating and enhancing diversity in airports and their communities will be the focus of the inaugural Pathway to Prosperity Summit, November 14-16, 2012, in Little Rock, Arkansas. The summit, hosted by Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, will bring together airport and community leaders along with executives from minority-owned, women-owned, and disadvantaged… Read the full press release

Porter Airlines releases September statistics

TORONTO, 2012-10-9 — / — Porter Airlines reported a 62.3 per cent load factor for September. This is a decrease from last year of 5.7 points, partly attributable to a significant portion of Labour Day traffic flying in August due to the early holiday. August was the busiest month in Porter’s history. Figures for the month… Read the full press release

Royal Jordanian, VIA Rail Canada conclude agreement enabling RJ passengers to land in Montreal and travel to Ottawa and Toronto

Amman, 2012-10-9 — / — Royal Jordanian (RJ) signed an agreement with VIA Rail Canada, Canada’s rail passenger service, whereby RJ may sell train tickets to its passengers wishing to continue their travel beyond the RJ destination in Canada – Montreal – to Toronto and Ottawa. Royal Jordanian becomes thus VIA Rail Canada’s first code-share partner…. Read the full press release

Thailand has won the TTG Travel Awards 2012 for the “Outstanding Achievement Award: Destination of the Year”

Thailand has won the TTG Travel Awards 2012 for the "Outstanding Achievement Award: Destination of the Year"

2012-10-9 — / — Thailand has won the TTG Travel Awards 2012 for the “Outstanding Achievement Award: Destination of the Year”, organised by TTG Asia Media, a leading travel and tourism publisher and events organiser in the Asia-Pacific. The award was accepted by Mrs. Juthaporn Rerngronasa, TAT’s Deputy Governor for International Marketing (Europe, Africa, Middle East… Read the full press release

Korean Air Partners with Boeing in Defense Industry

Korean Air Partners with Boeing in Defense Industry

Seoul, Korea , 2012-10-9 — / — Korean Air signed an MOU creating a closer partnership with Boeing in the defense sector, with areas of cooperation including service and MRO collaboration on drones (UAVs) and rotorcraft. Present at the signing ceremony were June Chul Choi, senior vice president of the Aerospace division of Korean Air and… Read the full press release

Taking Tasmania’s wild beauty to the world

Key facts Tasmania will be promoted to the world as Australia’s fifteenth National Landscape in the Tourism Australia and Parks Australia program. Minister for Tourism, Martin Ferguson AM MP, and Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Tony Burke MP, today launched Tasmania’s national landscape – ‘Tasmania’s Island Heritage’. Key quotes “Increased exposure as… Read the full press release

Wedding Planners explored The World Best Wedding Destination

Bangkok, 2012-10-9 — / —  Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) New Delhi in cooperation with Thai Airways International; New Delhi recently hosted a 5-day trip ( 15-21 Sept ) to Thailand  (The World  Best Wedding Destination  Awarded 2011  voted by readers of Travel & Leisure )  for the exclusive top wedding planners of India. They  were… Read the full press release

Korean Air Official Sponsor of ‘2014 Incheon Asian Games’

SEOUL, South Korea, 2012-10-9 — / — Korean Air has become an official sponsor and ‘Prestige Partner’ of the 17th Asian Games, to be held in Incheon, South Korea in September 2014. The airline has become the first Korean partner to officially sponsor the Games, with the official signing taking place on 4 October at the… Read the full press release

Park & Call Lot Renovation – Temporary Closure

2012-10-9 — / — The Park & Call lot located on John Glenn Drive will be closed for renovation beginning on Monday, October 8 through Thursday, October 11, 2012.  Upon reopening, the upgrades will allow OAK to deliver an increased level of convenience for those picking up arriving passengers.  The lot will be widened to increase the… Read the full press release


Historic property to continue tradition of offering special teas set to the classic storybooks NEW YORK, NY – 2012-10-9 — / — The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel announces its new fall and winter line-up for the famous Madeline Tea series. The beloved children’s books will be brought to life by veteran storyteller, Tina de Varon, as… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton York Begins Welcoming Guests

119-room hotel is Hampton Hotels’ 12th location in the United Kingdom YORK, U.K. – 2012-10-9 — / — Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its latest property, the 119-room Hampton by Hilton York.  Ideally located in the city… Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises Announces Promotions in Sales

2012-10-9 — / — Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises today announced the promotion of three of its area sales directors. Kris Emery and Nancy Gonzales have been appointed regional sales directors for the eastern and western United States, respectively, and Kim Guimaraes has been named director of national accounts. Emery and Gonzales will oversee a field sales team… Read the full press release

Stay, and Stay Fit – Fairmont Makes Working Out as Easy as a Walk in the Park

Stay, and Stay Fit - Fairmont Makes Working Out as Easy as a Walk in the Park

Fairmont President’s Club Guests Can Exercise Their Privileges with New Reebok Workout Gear Toronto, 2012-10-9 — / — With a long track record of making it easy for guests to stay lean and mean while traveling, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is bolstering its popular Fairmont Fit program with new fitness gear, running shoes and other sports apparel from… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Launches Special All Inclusive Meetings Offer

Significant Savings To Be Made At Hotels Across the UK and Europe LONDON – 2012-10-9 — / — Hilton Worldwide has launched its first ‘all inclusive’ meetings promotion offering event planners the opportunity to secure one impressive rate for a range of meetings or events for up to 20 delegates. The fixed price offer, which has… Read the full press release