El Wigmore Hall celebrará a Schumann durante todo mayo

El joven pianista americano Jonathan Biss examina la influencia de Robert Schumann 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — En una serie de conciertos en el Wigmore Hall se presentará la inimitable e influyente música de Robert Schumann de la mano de Jonathan Biss con su pasión y profundidad. El aclamado joven pianista, y ardiente representante de Schumann, ha… Read the full press release

IATA Statement – CAA’s Proposals Do Not Address Heathrow Cost Issues

Geneva, 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — In response to the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) initial price proposals for London airports, Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said: “The CAA’s recommendation for a price cap of RPI -1.3% for the next five years is like prescribing a placebo to… Read the full press release

Southwest And AirTran Offer Fares One-Way for Weekday Warriors to Select Destinations

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and AirTran Airways are lowering fares to select destinations nationwide enabling weekday warriors to save on air travel! This summer and fall, Customers can skip the conference call and meet in person instead with air fares starting as low as $59 one-way with a ten-day advance purchase (see… Read the full press release

GBTA Foundation / Project ICARUS Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Awards for 2013 in Europe

Project ICARUS is looking to recognise Outstanding Achievements in furthering business travel and meetings sustainability programmes Alexandria, VA, 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The GBTA Foundation, the education and research foundation of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and Project ICARUS proudly announce the first Project ICARUS European Outstanding Achievement Awards for Sustainability, in business travel and meetings… Read the full press release

Do Not Disturb – Mother’s Day Package at Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — This Mother’s Day weekend, Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay is encouraging mothers to pack their bags and leave the chores behind. Designed to offer the utmost in luxury, style and wanderlust, Manele Bay is offering the ultimate Hawaii resort getaway with the Do Not Disturb – Mother’s Day package. Allow Mom to bask in… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport receives record grant

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enova has awarded Oslo Lufthavn AS two different grants totalling about NOK 35 million. This is record grant from Enova, a public enterprise whose purpose is to promote environmentally friendly restructuring of energy consumption and energy generation in Norway. The NOK 30.6 million grant was awarded for OSL’s investment in passive and… Read the full press release

CityJet celebrates 1.5 millionth passenger on London City to Amsterdam Route

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, today celebrates its 1.5 millionth passenger on its popular London City LCY to Amsterdam AMS route. Stunned Mark Dempsey was the lucky passenger and received an upgrade to CityPremium with a bottle of champagne to mark the milestone. To coincide with the… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Airport welcomes the first Italian low-cost carrier Air One

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Air One, a company forming part of Alitalia Group, establishes new routes from Sheremetyevo Airport to Italy — Catania (Sicily) and Pisa (Tuscany). The flights will operate from Terminal C. From 27-th of April 2013 Air One will perform flights from Sheremetyevo to Catania twice per week — on Thursdays and Saturdays. Flights to Pisa will carry out from 25-th of May on Wednesdays and Sundays. All… Read the full press release

El “Panamá” de Iberia está en España

Se trata del nuevo Airbus A-330, equipado con la nueva clase Business y la nueva Turista de largo radio Madrid, 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ya está en Madrid el Airbus A-330 bautizado con el nombre de Panamá. Se trata del tercer A-330 que se incorpora a la flota de Iberia, que ya cuenta con el Tikal y… Read the full press release

Corporate Summit by GetThere in Brazil brings latest technologies for business travel

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The third Latin American annual conference to be hosted on May 7th in Sao Paulo will show the increasing role of Sabre’s GetThere solutions for managed travel across the region. Industry leaders and partners to present how the adoption of software and IT returns in a successful corporate program and as innovative… Read the full press release

Australian Tourism Exchange will be hosted in Cairns in 2014

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Australia’s only trade show dedicated to exclusively promoting Australian tourism products and experiences to the global travel market, the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE), will be hosted in Cairns for the first time in 2014 – helping to further bolster the country’s $107 billion tourism sector. Organised by Tourism Australia, the annual event… Read the full press release

SWISS Selects Expedia Affiliate Network’s Chameleon Hotel Retailing and Smart Cross Sell Platforms to Increase Online Revenues

London, 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), the private label arm of the world’s largest online travel company, today expands its share of the airline market thanks to a new partnership with Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS). The deal  will see one of Europe’s leading international airlines use EAN’s Chameleon® hotel retailing platform alongside… Read the full press release

Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives is the proud host of the World Travel Awards

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives is the proud host of the World Travel Awards (WTA), the most prestigious awards ceremony in the world tourism sector. This debut event would be held on the 12th of May 2013 and is definitely a first for the Maldivian Tourism Industry – first time such… Read the full press release

Estonian Air introduces changes in pre-flight and in-flight services

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Starting from 1 May 2013, Estonian Air introduces changes in pre-flight and in-flight services which concern the number of fare types and selection of on-board food. From 1 May 2013, Estonian Air offers three basic fare families are: Eco, Flex and Business. The Light fare family – meant for travellers with hand… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Munich announces the reopening of its fantastic summer venue, the China Moon Roof Terrace

Hong Kong, 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Back by popular demand, Mandarin Oriental, Munich is delighted to announce the reopening of its fantastic summer venue, the China Moon Roof Terrace. The hotel’s Asian-designed China Moon Roof Terrace is one of Munich’s best-kept secrets with a fabulous 360-degree panorama of the city of Munich, the city’s iconic Frauenkirche… Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines allows passengers to change travel plans and waives change fees for travel to, from or through Denver

DENVER, 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Due to the expected impact of a spring snowstorm, Frontier Airlines has enacted guidelines for travel to, from or through Denver. This policy applies to customers scheduled to travel May 1, 2013, who purchased tickets on or before April 29, 2013. Customers may make one itinerary change. Rules and restrictions regarding… Read the full press release

The UK Civil Aviation Authority published Flexible Regulation to Protect Passengers

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published for consultation its initial proposals for the economic regulation of Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports to ensure passengers are protected after April 2014. The initial proposals are set out under powers granted by the Civil Aviation Act 2012 that allow an unprecedented degree… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s response to CAA’s initial proposals

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow’s response to CAA’s initial proposals A Heathrow spokesperson said: “We will examine the CAA’s proposals for Heathrow’s Q6 regulatory settlement carefully over the coming weeks before responding fully. As the UK’s only hub airport Heathrow is a strategically important national asset. To stay competitive with overseas hubs like Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt… Read the full press release

British Airways Statement In Response To The CAA’s Q6 Price Proposals

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — In response to the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) initial price proposals for London airports, Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, British Airways’ parent company, said: “Heathrow airport is over-priced, over-rewarded and inefficient and these proposals, which will result in an increase in prices, fail to address this situation. “In the past the… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel: Automated I-94 Form Important Step in Modernizing Admissions Process for International Travelers

Washington, D.C., 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for its rollout of an automated I-94 Arrival/Departure Record, which will make the admissions process for international travelers lawfully visiting the United States more efficient – and will maximize resources for CBP officers at ports of entry – by moving… Read the full press release

Fly Inn Restaurant & Deli at Helsinki Airport has announced the launch of its new HelsinkiMenu

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The menu offers passengers the chance to enjoy the fresh aromas of Finnish archipelago cuisine. The new selection has been designed by leading Finnish chef Michael Björklund, who was a guest head-chef at the restaurant on April 25th and 26th. Each course of the menu features a dish that encapsulates the best of… Read the full press release


2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only Ultra Low Cost Carrier (ULCC), today (30 Apr) called on the UK CAA to do more to tackle excessive airport charges and falling passenger numbers at Stansted.  Following the doubling of charges at Stansted in the last 5 years, which has led to a dramatic 25% traffic collapse, the… Read the full press release

Residence Inn Celebrates Moms the Entire Month of May

Family-friendly brand thanks moms with 30 days of giveaways and more. 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — With 365 days in a year, why do moms only get one official day of recognition? As a brand that celebrates moms for all that they do, Residence Inn by Marriott declares May as a month-long celebration, thanking moms for the evening homework… Read the full press release

Amadeus receives Second loan from European Investment Bank to deliver further innovation in travel

Amadeus receives unsecured loan of €150 million with a nine year maturity to finance R&D activities in its Distribution business line between 2013 and 2015 2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term financing institution, has granted a second loan for Amadeus IT Group, S.A., subsidiary of Amadeus IT Holding S.A…. Read the full press release

Accor partners with Great Golf Courses of Australia to provide a range of inspiring golf itineraries

2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Australia’s largest hotel and resort group, Accor, has signed a partnership agreement with Great Golf Courses of Australia (GGA) to provide a range of inspiring golf itineraries to showcase the best of Australia. The agreement was announced at Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Sydney. Worth an estimated $26 billion annually, the international… Read the full press release

Thailand wins Best Country and Best Wedding Destination Awards at Travel + Leisure Awards

Mumbai, 2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) added two more accolades to their name at the Travel + Leisure India & South Asia, India’s Best Awards last night held in Mumbai. The destination was awarded two awards under the ‘Best Country’ and ‘Best Wedding Destination’ category. Thai Airways International also won the… Read the full press release

Park Hotel Amsterdam awarded as Best Business Hotel in The Netherlands 2013 by Business Destinations

2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Park Hotel Amsterdam is awarded as “Best Business Hotel, The Netherlands” by the  international renowned business travel magazine Business Destinations. Park Hotel has a distinguishing factor when it comes to the story behind the concept, according to Business Destinations. Park Hotel can be described as a medium-sized hotel with 189 rooms and 700 sqm… Read the full press release

Virgin Galactic Breaks Speed Of Sound In First Rocket-Powered Flight Of SpaceShipTwo

Sir Richard Branson witnesses vehicle-proving milestone as company sets year-end goal for spaceflight MOJAVE, Calif. 2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s aabar Investments PJS, completed the first rocket-powered flight of its space vehicle, SpaceShipTwo (SS2). The test, conducted by teams… Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide named among the Top 10 Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ

Company’s commitment to work/life balance and health and wellness programs sets it apart Parsippany, N.J., 2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, was named among the Top 10 Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ. Ranked number six among large companies (250+ employees), this is the… Read the full press release

Το Hilton Αθηνών γιορτάζει τα 50 του χρόνια

ΑΘΗΝΑ, Ελλάδα, 2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Τον Απρίλιο του 1963, πριν από ακριβώς 50 χρόνια, ένα ξενοδοχείο-ορόσημο για την Αθήνα άνοιξε τις πόρτες του στο κοινό σηματοδοτώντας μια νέα εποχή ευημερίας και ανάπτυξης για τον ελληνικό τουρισμό. Τα επίσημα εγκαίνια του Hilton Αθηνών έγιναν στις 20 Απριλίου 1963 με τριήμερες εορταστικές εκδηλώσεις που συγκέντρωσαν εκλεκτούς καλεσμένους απ’… Read the full press release