Lufthansa, Record fleet on second anniversary of FlyNet launch

Stay on the ball at cruising altitude with live English-language TV channel Sport 24 2012-11-30 — / — Lufthansa is continuing to roll out its FlyNet broadband Internet service across its intercontinental network. Two years after the launch of FlyNet, it is now able to offer inflight broadband connectivity on a record 80 aircraft in its… Read the full press release

TAT, Trang Province Welcomes Its One-Millionth Tourist for 2012

TRANG, 2012-11-30 — / — The stunning southern Thai province of Trang welcomed its one millionth visitor, Mr. Wichaya Kiatying-angsulee, on 29 November 2012. Senior executives of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Trang Provincial Authority, Trang Chamber of Commerce and Nok Air presented a certificate to the millionth tourist of 2012 at the Departure Lounge… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Zoo Celebrates International Cheetah Day

Zoo Joins Conservation Partner to Bring Awareness to Endangered Cheetahs INDIANAPOLIS – 2012-11-30 — / — The Indianapolis Zoo is joining with one of its primary conservation partners, the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) of Namibia, Africa, to celebrate the second annual International Cheetah Day on Tuesday, December 4. This special day calls attention to the conservation efforts to save… Read the full press release

Far East Hospitality And Straits Trading Forms Strageic Alliance To Grow Rendezvous Hotel Hospitality Business In Asia-Pacific

2012-11-30 — / — The Straits Trading Company Limited (STC) has signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with members of the Far East Organisation (FEO) Group, setting the framework for a strategic alliance in the hospitality sector. Under the MOUs, STC entities, including its hospitality arm Rendezvous Hospitality Group (STC Group), will enter into agreements with… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Appoints Timur Senturk Managing Director of J Hotel at Shanghai Tower

ARLINGTON, Va., 2012-11-30 — / — Interstate Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of Timur Senturk as managing director of China’s tallest ultra-luxury hotel, the flagship J Hotel located at Shanghai Tower. Currently under construction in Shanghai’s central business district of Lujiazui, Pudong, the J Hotel Shanghai Tower is anticipated to open in the first quarter of… Read the full press release



· Organisation predicts 3% rise in visitor numbers in 2013 · £1.5 billon in overseas PR generated around 2012 Games and Jubilee. · Tourism generates a third of all new UK jobs   2012-11-30 — / — Following recent statistics showing that one third of the new jobs created in Britain between 2009 and 2011 came from tourism(1), VisitBritain… Read the full press release

Thailand Grabs the Best Five AsiaSpa Awards 2012

Hong Kong, 2012-11-30 — / — Thailand won the Asian Spa Capital of the Year award at the 8th annual AsiaSpa Awards for 2012, organised on 15 November in Hong Kong by AsiaSpa magazine. The award was one of five picked up in total by Thai spas, health and wellness resorts, more than any other country…. Read the full press release

Bath, England, Circuit: A Light Labyrinth

2012-11-30 — / — The light installation Circuit: A Light Labyrinth is a completely new artwork by Martin Richman and Charlie Kerr. It will be uniquely displayed at the Holburne Museum this winter. Visitors will be able to walk through delicate strands of different coloured light in a web-like maze of light and sound. Circuit: A Light Labyrinth is… Read the full press release

Silversea and Cruise Strategies Ltd Strengthen Partnership

2012-11-30 — / — Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises announced today that it has enhanced its relationship with Cruise Strategies Ltd to provide even more extensive promotional assistance, sales and marketing representation in Canada. Silversea, which has been represented by Cruise Strategies since 2007, has now forged an even closer relationship with the Cruise Strategies team to plan… Read the full press release

ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Announces New Sales Office at Destin Pointe

Destin, Fla – 2012-11-30 — / — Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), has entered into a agreement with the developers of the prestigious Destin Pointe, an island neighborhood, located on Holiday Isle in Destin, Fla. ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals… Read the full press release

Aeroflot gets Russia’s Company of the Year Award

MOSCOW, 2012-11-30 — / — On November 27, 2012 in the very center of Moscow at antique Gostiny Dvor Celebration Hall near Kremlin Aeroflot was awarded Company of the Year 2012 title in Aviation transport category. Company of the Year is Russia’s most prestigious annual business award honoring the achievements of leading organizations within the national corporate… Read the full press release

Immerse in the Beauty of Plum Blossoms at Lingfeng Hill with Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake

Immerse in the Beauty of Plum Blossoms at Lingfeng Hill with Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake

Let the enthralling plum blossom perfume winter days Hangzhou at West Lake, China – 2012-11-30 — / — A city known for its gorgeous scenery and romantic atmosphere, Hangzhou was hailed by legendary explorer Marco Polo as a “City of Heaven” when he visited at the end of the 13th century. Hundreds of years later, its heavenly charm… Read the full press release

KQ in Campaign Against HIV Travel Bans

Kenya Airways joins global campaign against HIVAIDS travel bans NAIROBI, 2012-11-30 — / — Kenya Airways is participating in a global campaign against travel restrictions imposed on people living with HIV/ Aids to mark this year’s World Aids Day. The airline’s Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director, Dr. Titus Naikuni has joined 44 other Chief Executives from… Read the full press release

San Antonio Holidays Bring Luminarias, Tamaladas and River Walk Caroling

San Antonio Holidays Bring Luminarias, Tamaladas and River Walk Caroling

2012-11-30 — / — What’s better than relishing in the holiday season? Doing it in San Antonio! In this cultural and historic city, visitors can relax with a cup of Mexican hot chocolate while beautifully decorated river barges parade along the River Walk. Bazaars and Mexican markets sell one-of-a-kind gifts. Plus, tamale festivals provide the most… Read the full press release

British Airways, GreenSky London Biofuel Plant Preparing for Lift-off

2012-11-30 — / — British Airways and Solena are gaining momentum in their goal of producing sustainable jet fuel with technology partners for their GreenSky London initiative now in place and British Airways confirming its financial commitment. GreenSky London is a flagship project that will see the construction of a state of the art facility that… Read the full press release

Winnipeg Airports Authority Salutes Royal Canadian Air Force with Sign Dedication and Raising of Flags

2012-11-30 — / — Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) is proud to acknowledge and pay tribute to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) by permanently installing a “Home of the RCAF” sign and flying three flags in recognition of their role in our community. “The Royal Canadian Air Force has a deep history and active presence… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport, Strong wind may cause delays for flights on Friday

2012-11-30 — / — Helsinki Airport, Strong wind may cause delays for flights on Friday Because of a strong side wind there may be delays for flights at Helsinki Airport in 30 November. We apologise any inconvenience caused to passengers. Please check your flight status here: Departures Arrivals ###


PASSENGER COSTS INVOICED TO AIRPORT – DISRUPTION MUST END 2012-11-30 — / — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost, low-fare airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today called on Modlin airport to complete the installation of its Instrument Landing System (ILS), which was promised by the airport to be operational by October 2012. The lack of ILS… Read the full press release

Aeroflot Legal Department is the Best in Russia

MOSCOW, 2012-11-30 — / — On November 26, 2012 Aeroflot Legal Department took top honor as the Best Legal Department in Russia — 2012 in Transport and Logistics category. Russia’s Best Legal Department Award is organized by Legal Insight magazine and Odgers Berndtson company with independent international auditor support of Ernst & Young. The Award has been celebrated annually since 2006 and is considered to be the most prestigious national trophy… Read the full press release

Aedes Real Estate, Hyatt and Marcel Wanders Sponsor the Stedelijk Museum with a Joint Donation

The new “Hyatt Room” at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

The Stedelijk Museum names Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht its preferred hotel AMSTERDAM,  2012-11-30 — / — Aedes Real Estate, Hyatt and Marcel Wanders announced today a donation to the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. The major financial gift by Aedes, Marcel Wanders, and a Hyatt affiliate is made on the occasion of the official opening of Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht,… Read the full press release

Iberia Comunicado a todos nuestros clientes y a la opinión pública

Madrid, 2012-11-30 — / — La aerolínea ha publicado este anuncio hoy en la prensa española. A nuestros clientes Ante el anuncio de convocatoria de huelga por los sindicatos de Iberia para varios días de diciembre, Iberia quiere informar de lo siguiente: Esta huelga es irresponsable, porque atenta contra los clientes de la compañía, y más en… Read the full press release


2012-11-30 — / — Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that Fitch Ratings recently assigned an “AA” rating for LAWA’s upcoming issuance of $237 million senior revenue bonds 2012 series ABC on behalf of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  Fitch re-affirmed the airport’s existing $2.66 billion parity senior revenue bonds at “AA” and $782.5 million subordinate revenue… Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines Supports Toys for Tots

Carrier raises funds; Official toy-drop location DENVER, 2012-11-30 — / — Frontier Airlines today announced it is launching a month-long fundraising campaign for the Toys for Tots Foundation. Throughout the month of December, the Denver-based carrier will raise funds to support Toys for Tots by donating all proceeds from onboard sales of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory’s… Read the full press release

MGTO participated in EIBTM

MGTO participated in EIBTM

2012-11-30 — / — MGTO participated in EIBTM Photo Caption Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) participated in the 25th edition of the European Incentive & Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (EIBTM) held in Barcelona between 27th and 29th November. 6 representatives of hotels, event organizers and meeting consultancy company from Macau, together with MGTO promoted new… Read the full press release


SHENZHEN, CHINA – 2012-11-30 — / — Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB). He succeeds Rob Fyfe, CEO Air New Zealand, who held the post for the last two years. “On behalf of all Star Alliance members… Read the full press release

Holiday Celebrations from Coast-to-Coast Offer Families Fun Wonder and Unique Merriment at The Ritz-Carlton

Lakeside Ice-Skating, A Swashbuckler’s Paradise and Santa Trades-Up to Segways and Surfboards CHEVY CHASE, Md. – 2012-11-30 — / — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. invites guests young – and young at heart — to establish fun new traditions with extraordinary seasonal offerings.  Properties from the Atlantic Ocean across to the Pacific beckon families to discover unparalleled… Read the full press release

PATA Travel Mart 2013 to Take Place in Chengdu, China Sept 25-27

PATA Travel Mart 2013 to Take Place in Chengdu, China Sept 25-27

Bangkok, 2012-11-30 — / — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced that PATA Travel Mart 2013 will take place September 25-27 at Century City New International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Chengdu in Sichuan province, China. Alongside the Mart, the PATA Board Meeting will be held September 27-29 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chengdu. Established in 1978,… Read the full press release

IATA, Hurricane Sandy Added to Industry Challenges in October

Geneva – 2012-11-30 — / — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for October showing a persistent softening of passenger traffic growth and a significant deterioration in freight demand. Passenger demand rose 2.8% compared to October 2011, but declined 0.5% compared to September. Capacity increased by 2.3% over the year-ago period, and… Read the full press release

A Heartwarming Christmas Eve at Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake with WLB’s Christmas Feast

A Heartwarming Christmas Eve at Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake with WLB’s Christmas Feast

Traditional delicacies and seasonal specialties await Hangzhou at West Lake, China – 2012-11-30 — / — Deck the halls with boughs of holly – Christmas is right around the corner! With holiday spirit in the air and lovely decorations everywhere, December is bound to be an exciting month. On Christmas Eve, stockings are hung and presents… Read the full press release


Lord Mayor of Belfast, Alderman Gavin Robinson and Katy Best Commercial and Marketing Director at the airport at the opening of the new international arrivals lounge

2012-11-30 — / — Lord Mayor of Belfast, Alderman Gavin Robinson has officially opened a £1.7 million international arrivals lounge at George Best Belfast City Airport. The private investment significantly enhances capacity of the arrivals areas and provides statutory agencies with improved facilities to process international passengers when Aer Lingus begin flights to and from Palma,… Read the full press release