Qatar Tourism Authority scores a success at Qatar Career Fair 2013

New tourism strategy paves the way to grow jobs in the tourism industry in Qatar QTA showcases new opportunities for careers and enterprise in tourism Doha, Qatar, 2013-04-08 — / — Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has successfully concluded its participation in the Qatar Career Fair 2013 which was held from April 1-6, 2013 at the Qatar… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia welcomes Australia Week in China

2013-04-08 — / — Managing Director Andrew McEvoy said Tourism Australia was very excited at the prospect of playing a leading part in ‘Australia Week in China’ next year. “The concept has worked well for Australian tourism in America, with G’Day USA, and makes a lot of sense when you consider that China is now our… Read the full press release

Hotel Warwick Geneva web portal now available in 5 languages

English, French, German, Arabic and Russian versions of the website for the Hotel Warwick Geneva adapts to the needs of all its customers by offering a variety of translations. 2013-04-08 — / — Since April 2nd, the web portal of the Hotel Warwick Geneva has been available in five languages, each offering more than just a simple translation:… Read the full press release

Vacation Ownership Industry Outlook is Strong According to Latest RCI® Research

Hollywood, Fla., 2013-04-08 — / — The future of the vacation ownership industry looks bright based on findings announced today by RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). RCI released the results of its annual membership profile survey, offering perspective into the purchasing patterns, travel intentions,… Read the full press release

The Holiday Inn Express® Brand Brings Back Iconic Stay Smart® Campaign with New Advertising Launch

ATLANTA, 2013-04-08 — / — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, today announced the launch of the Holiday Inn Express brand’s new, multi-million dollar, Stay Smart® advertising campaign, featuring two brand-new television commercials that bring back renowned pop-culture tagline, “But I Did Stay at a Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Last Night”. “Holiday Inn Express is… Read the full press release

VisitEngland looks at how to get your culture fix al fresco style this spring

2013-04-08 — / — With temperatures hitting a comparatively balmy 12 degrees Celsius (!) this week, it seems that spring is finally here. Phew. It’s time to ditch the woolly hat and gloves, stop hibernating indoors and get out in the open. Here, VisitEngland looks at how to get your culture fix al fresco style this… Read the full press release

Norwegian reports continued passenger growth in March

2013-04-08 — / — Norwegian (NAS) today reported its monthly traffic figures. The passenger growth continued also in March.  Even with a strong capacity increase, the load factor remains high. Norwegian’s passengers also fly longer distances now than previously. Norwegian carried 1,439,943 passengers in March, an increase of 77,113 (6 percent) compared to March previous year. The… Read the full press release

RAK Airways extends impressive travel options for RAK Government entities

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 2013-04-08 — / — RAK Airways the youngest national carrier of the United Arab Emirates is set to increase its footprint in its home ground with more travel options to the corporates and government entities in the destination. In a recent corporate agreement between RAK Airways PJSC and Government of Ras Al… Read the full press release


First flight departs 15th June 2013-04-08 — / — Wizz Air, the largest low-fare, low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe today announced a new Bucharest-Tel Aviv route that will initially operate 3 times a week starting on 15 June. Wizz Airs Romanian route network now consists of 62 routes and with the airlines ongoing Eastern… Read the full press release

Inaugral Turkish Riviera Package Holiday Departs From Newquay Cornwall Airport

2013-04-08 — / — Today at Newquay Cornwall Airport passengers embarked on the inaugural flight to the Turkish Riviera, marking the start of a series of package holidays. In early January 2013 the airport agreed a new commercial venture with OSKA-TRAVEL, who are members of KENBA Group International, to operate on 4 consecutive weeks in April,… Read the full press release


2013-04-08 — / — In line with the Kingdom- wide preparations to host the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2013; Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) held the airport’s organisation committee meeting and discussed plans to accommodate visitors and cargo arriving in time for the race. Final arrangements to receive and welcome VIP and VVIP guests… Read the full press release

SAS begins flying six times a week from Copenhagen to San Francisco on the US West Coast

2013-04-08 — / — North Americais an important and growing market for SAS, which already flies to New York, Chicago and Washington. Scandinavia is a market that has no direct flights to the US West Coast and there has therefore been demand from several Nordic and international companies for a smooth connection to this part of… Read the full press release

WATA’s Nueva Vista and Anna Khachaturova awarded by the Prime Minister of Armenia

2013-04-08 — / — WATA is proud to announce that Nueva Vista and Anna Khachaturova, Founder and Director of the company were awarded by the Prime Minister of Armenia as the best employer (headed by a woman) of Armenia. This is one of the most prestigious awards of the country and the winner is selected through a… Read the full press release

Global Business Travel Association Announces Impressive Advisory Board For GBTA Russia

MOSCOW, 2013-04-08 — / — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) — the voice of the global business travel industry — today announced the names of Russian travel professionals who have been invited to lead the GBTA Russia chapter, first announced in January of this year. At the official launch event in Moscow today, Paul Tilstone,… Read the full press release

Swissport International Ltd. expands Latin America network with its majority acquisition of InterAirport Services in Costa Rica

Acquisition boosting the company’s Latin America network 2013-04-08 — / — Swissport International Ltd. (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo services to the aviation sector, has completed its majority acquisition of InterAirport Services (IAS) in Costa Rica. The acquisition helps to expand Swissport’s Latin American network of passenger and ramp handling operations. Costa… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2013

Third successive year for the world’s most luxurious surfing event August 26 to September 2, 2013. 2013-04-08 — / — This August, Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy is returning for its third successive year, pitching six ex-world champions in a USD 25,000 showdown that has fast gained a reputation as the world’s most luxurious surfing event. This… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Grows to 21 Destinations from Dallas/Fort Worth; Starts Ultra Low Fare Service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Philadelphia and Minneapolis/St. Paul

Miramar, Florida, 2013-04-08 — / — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) has grown to serve 21 destinations from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) as it has started daily nonstop ultra low fare service from DFW to Philadelphia (PHL) and Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP). Customers can check out the ultra low fares offered every day at and also sign up… Read the full press release

Fairfield Inn & Suites launches new hot breakfast to jump-start travelers’ day

2,500 Travelers Liked It Hot with Fairfield’s NYC Food Truck. 2013-04-08 — / — To help resourceful travelers jump-start their day, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott launched its new hot breakfast program, complete with freshly scrambled eggs, sausage and Quaker® oatmeal. To celebrate the expanded offerings, Fairfield Inn & Suites parked its one-day only “Some Like It… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces two Heineken Cup return specials from Shannon and Dublin to Montpellier

STAND UP AND BOOK THE LOWEST HEINEKEN CUP SEMI-FINAL FARES 2013-04-08 — / — Ryanair, Ireland’s favourite airline, today (8 Apr) announced two Heineken Cup return specials from Shannon and Dublin to Montpellier to ensure Munster fans can cheer on their side in their epic Heineken Cup semi-final against Clermont Auvergne on Saturday 27th April. Ryanair’s… Read the full press release

eforea: spa at Hilton expands into Canada at Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa

Spa Features Exclusive Treatment Journeys and Innovative Design Elements TORONTO and MCLEAN, Va., 2013-04-08 — / — Innovative global spa concept eforea: spa at Hiltonexpands into Canada at Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa. As the first location for eforea in the country and the fourth eforea spa in North America, the converted 5,000-square-foot spa features an… Read the full press release

New research from British Airways has uncovered patterns when it comes to where people prefer to sit on a plane

2013-04-08 — / — New research from British Airways has uncovered some distinct patterns when it comes to where people prefer to sit on a plane. Top findings include: Window pips aisle in popularity Twin seats 51/52B, 51/52C, 51/52H and 51/52J most sought-after economy seats Aisle seats more popular at the front and window seats more… Read the full press release