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

2013-04-29 — / — 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 — / — 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 — / — 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 — / — 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 — / — 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 — / — 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

Nebraska’s Mahoney State Park named one of the Top Five “Supercampgrounds” by Midwest Living Magazine

LINCOLN, NEB., 2013-04-29 — / — Eugene T. Mahoney State Park is in the limelight this month as it was named to Midwest Living Magazine’s list of the Top Five “Supercampgrounds” in the Midwest.  The Top Five crown a list of 24 regional campgrounds recommended by Midwest Living in the May issue of the magazine. To make… Read the full press release

Fly Inn Restaurant & Deli at Helsinki Airport announced its new HelsinkiMenu

  Fresh aromas of Finnish archipelago now at Helsinki Airport 2013-04-29 — / — 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… Read the full press release

Skytrax: Hainan Airlines is Certified as a 5-Star Airline at ceremony in Beijing

London, UK, 2013-04-29— / — Hainan Airlines has received the 5-Star Airline certification for the third consecutive year at a press conference held in Beijing on Monday 22nd April 2013. The Chairman of Hainan Airlines , Mr Chen Ming also launched the airline’s new tagline of “Cherished Experience “. This also coincides with the occasion of Hainan… Read the full press release

Sustainable tourism cooperation between Global Sustainable Tourism Council and Pacific Asia Travel Association

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-04-29 — / — The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce a partnership as undersigned in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a not-for-profit trade membership association headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand. PATA Chief Executive Officer Martin Craigs and GSTC Board Member Guy Chester signed the… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines announces Partnership with Germany’s Borussia Dortmund

2013-04-29— / — Turkish Airlines is proud to announce an agreement with Borussia Dortmund, champion in both the 2010 and 2011 seasons of the the German football Bundesliga, Germany’s top league. On May 2nd 2013, Turkish Airlines and Borussia Dortmund (BVB) will meet to sign a 3-year agreement. It represents a strong commitment for both sides… Read the full press release

For Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s customers, a new store promises the best souvenir of the city: something made-here!

2013-04-29— / — The Liverpool owned gift shop, ‘made-here’, is opening a branch in Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) to ensure that when visitors head home, they can take a little piece of Liverpool with them. Arriving soon in the Departures Lounge, the local independent retailer celebrates the best of the city’s home grown arts, crafts,… Read the full press release

Air France will offer its customers three weekly services to Shanghai-Pudong by Airbus A380

2013-04-29— / — As from 2 September, Air France will offer its customers three weekly services to Shanghai-Pudong by Airbus A380. Air France will therefore become the first European airline to serve the Chinese economic capital by A380. On board its Airbus A380, Air France offers customers four cabin classes (La Première, Business, Premium Economy and… Read the full press release

Supermarket partners with Eurostar to supply on-board refreshments

2013-04-29— / — Eurostar and Waitrose are today announcing a new partnership which will see Britain’s favourite supermarket* supply on-board refreshments to Eurostar’s bar buffets, for passengers travelling in standard class between London and mainland Europe. A delicious selection of fresh sandwiches, snacks, drinks and hot dishes will arrive on-board all Eurostar services from 30th April…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita offers one couple a once in a blue moon wedding ceremony

2013-04-29— / — Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita Announces Once in a Blue Moon Wedding Package. One wedding couple offered a unique ceremony on the Blue Moon of August 21, 2013. Truly magical occasions are not easy to come by, which is why Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita is offering one couple the opportunity to celebrate their wedding vows in… Read the full press release

New Corporate Sales structure at airberlin

2013-04-29— / — Business client sales at airberlin have been restructured under the leadership of Stefan Magiera, Vice President Corporate Sales. “The requirements of business travel agencies and travel offices are becoming increasingly complex against the backdrop of cost reductions and flexibility. The business travel sector is very important to airberlin and we intend to offer… Read the full press release