Southwest Airlines Teams Up with The Trinity Trust and City of Dallas to Form the Trinity River Conservation Corps with Three-Year Grant

2013-04-26— / — Southwest Airlines, in partnership with The Trinity Trust Foundation and the City of Dallas, announced a three-year, $150,000 grant for the creation of the Trinity River Conservation Corps to clean and conserve Dallas’ Trinity River Corridor. This announcement was made today in the Trinity River Corridor along the Santa Fe Trestle Trail’s Cedar… Read the full press release

Scottish flights take off from Bristol Airport

2013-04-26— / — Passenger numbers up on flights to Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness More passengers fly from Bristol to Scotland than from any other UK airport outside London, according to Civil Aviation Authority data*. The CAA’s analysis of domestic scheduled flights shows that nearly 630,000 journeys were made between Bristol Airport and Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport support for farmers’ fodder crisis

2013-04-26— / — Shannon Airport is delighted to help farmers through the current fodder shortage by bringing forward to today grass cutting on the 300 acre site by two years and donating the bales of silage to local farmers. The airport agreed to a request from the IFA yesterday to advance the grass cutting from 2015,… Read the full press release

Iberia amplía el área de máquinas de check-in en la T4

La aerolínea ofrece ahora 32 máquinas de check-in, de las cuales 4 están adaptadas para pasajeros con movilidad reducida. Madrid, 2013-04-26— / — Iberia acaba de ampliar su zona de facturación de la T4 del aeropuerto de Madrid-Barajas con más máquinas de check-in, donde sus clientes pueden emitir su tarjeta de embarque y la etiqueta para… Read the full press release


2013-04-26— / — The Classic Air Force visitor centre at Newquay Cornwall Airport – which has seen more than 12,000 people through its doors since it opened at Easter – is getting set to receive its latest star exhibit. Tomorrow (April 26) the last flyable British Aircraft Corporation BAC 1-11 in the UK will make its… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways celebrates 36th anniversary by giving back to its customers

Prizes include a Ranger Rover Sport car and fully paid holidays  Nairobi, 2013-04-26— / — As part of celebrations to mark its 36th anniversary national carrier, Kenya Airways, has rewarded one lucky customer with a Range Rover Sport car and four others with all-expenses-paid family holidays to different destinations across the world. The car and family… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotel Group™ Adds Dozens of New Hotels and Presence in Eight New Cities to its Groundbreaking Preferred Pride Program

CHICAGO, 2013-04-26— / — As the Summer Season of Gay Pride Parades and Celebrations Swings Into High Gear, Preferred Hotel Group™ Adds Dozens of New Hotels and Presence in Eight New Cities to its Groundbreaking Preferred Pride Program As LGBT communities from Austin to Amsterdam put the finishing touches on an ever-growing number of spirited summertime celebrations, Preferred Hotel… Read the full press release

IHG Continues North America Expansion with Plans for a New Hotel Indigo® in Downtown Chicago

Upscale Boutique Hotel Brand Continues North America Expansion ATLANTA, 2013-04-26— / — Hotel Indigo®, IHG’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] upscale boutique brand, is continuing its expansion in major U.S. cities with plans for its third hotel in the Chicago market. The hotel, which will be located in the historic downtown area’s Atlantic Bank Building,… Read the full press release

RCI announces agreement with Travel Smart Vacation Club which will offer more luxurious vacation experience for members

Parsippany, N.J., 2013-04-26— / — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced an affiliation agreement with Travel Smart Vacation Club. The affiliation agreement includes two resorts, which will offer a more luxurious vacation experience for members through several resort upgrades: Royalton Punta Cana in… Read the full press release

Knott’s Berry Farm offers moms free admission to the park with their brunch purchase

Buena Park, CA, 2013-04-26— / — Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant has been a favorite family destination for Mother’s Day for over 70 years and this year they are offering moms free admission to Knott’s Berry Farm with their brunch purchase. This year Knott’s Mother’s Day Brunch will be offered at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant,… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Invests in Franchisees with Six-Part ‘Regional Owner Connection’ Series

Events Bring Together Brand Leaders, Hotel Owners, Management Company Representatives and Corporate Partners for Networking and Continuing Education MCLEAN, Va., 2013-04-26— / — A six-city tour of ‘Regional Owners Connections’ hosted by Hilton Worldwide ended in Toronto last week, the latest continuing education and networking event for executive Team Members, management company representatives and ownership groups. … Read the full press release

Bath is fast-becoming a popular place to visit for expectant couples

2013-04-26— / — The ‘babymoon’ is quickly growing in popularity with more couples deciding to take one final break before the arrival of their baby.  With a city centre that is compact and walkable, an abundance of comfortable and luxurious accommodation, delicious places to eat out, unique shops and spa treatments for Mums-to-be, it is no… Read the full press release

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises welcomes two of Britain’s top culinary innovators to its ‘Culinary Arts’ Voyages

2013-04-26— / — Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises will have the pleasure of welcoming two of Britain’s top culinary innovators to host two of its popular Culinary Arts voyages this year. Jason Atherton, the Michelin-starred chef who owns restaurants in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai, will host an Asia cruise, Silver Shadow’s 9-day, Hong Kong-to-Singapore voyage (#3334) departing 25 November, and renowned… Read the full press release

Australian tourism ‘raising the bar’ – three years of growth

2013-04-26— / —Tourism Australia will spend nearly A$150m with close to 200 partners talking directly to its international target audience – more partners and more international marketing dollars than ever before. Tourism Australia Managing Director Andrew McEvoy told delegates at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) that the money would be used to ‘raise the… Read the full press release

The Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2013 Preparation is in Good Progress

BANGKOK, 2013-04-26— / — The Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2013 (TTM+2013) welcome reception will be created with a street food atmosphere, which is one of the most popular dining out activities while travelling in Thailand. For the welcome reception this year, there will be a special ceremony to be held, the awards presentation ceremony for the 2013… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines получила награду за лучшее мобильное приложение

2013-04-26— / — S7 Airlines, участник глобального авиационного альянса oneworld®, стала российским победителем премии MasterCard Mobile Shopping Application Awards. Приложение S7 для iPhone признано лучшим мобильным приложением для шопинга в России. MasterCard проводил конкурс в девяти странах – Венгрии, Польше, России, Румынии, Словакии, Словении, Турции, Хорватии и Чехии. Победителей определило независимое жюри, состоящее из экспертов в области… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Welcomes Immediate Fix for Air Travel Process; Warns Potential Funding Source Could Jeopardize Airport Infrastructure

Washington, D.C., 2013-04-26— / — The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the swift action and passage of bipartisan Senate legislation to end sequester-induced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) furloughs that are causing flight delays nationwide, but noted its concern in regards to the potential funding source which would direct funds from needed airport infrastructure projects: “The Senate-passed… Read the full press release

Strategic Partnership signed between UNWTO and PATA to help the continued growth of tourism in Asia

Madrid, Spain/ Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-04-26— / — Advancing economic diversification, cultural and environmental preservation through tourism are the key objectives of a new Strategic Partnership signed between UNWTO and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) on the occasion of the PATA Annual Summit (April 26) in Bangkok, Thailand. The lasting support to the development objectives and… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport: Global Blue Tax Refund office moves to arrivals hall 2B

2013-04-26— / — Starting on April 29 the export on tax free goods that you would like to check-in will be verified in Global Blue goods control in Arrivals hall 2B. Global Blue tax refund office is located downstairs on the arrivals floor, next to Customs and Starbucks. If you take the tax free goods in your… Read the full press release


100,000 seat sale from just £15.99 2013-04-26— / — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (26 Apr) celebrated the opening this week of its new bases at Marrakech, Fez and Chania bringing Ryanair’s European base network to 57. Marrakech is Ryanair’s first Moroccan base with two-based aircraft and 22 routes, which will deliver up… Read the full press release

Succeed Through Service by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Engages students around the world in Global Youth Service Day on April 26-28, 2013

2013-04-26— / — Engage. Inspire. Contribute. These are the guiding principles behind Succeed Through Service, the global youth engagement program started by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. as part of its Community Footprints social responsibility commitment. All 82 hotels, as well as The Ritz-Carlton residences and destination clubs, are engaged in Succeed Through Service and partnering… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines launches 12 new destinations

2013-04-26— / — Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced today (April 26, 2013) the launching of 12 new destinations in Australia, China, Malaysia and Middle East, including a new domestic service to Northern Luzon in the continuing expansion of PAL’s route network. In a kick-off ceremony at Diamond Hotel, Ang unveiled the 12 new destinations – Kuala Lumpur… Read the full press release