The Symbol of Bulgaria, the oil-bearing rose, again to welcome arriving passengers at Sofia Airport

2013-06-04 — / — For second consecutive year, Sofia Airport Terminal 2 is opening doors for the Bulgarian oil-bearing rose – a symbol of our country. On Thursday and Friday (30-31 May) 20 volunteers will welcome arriving passengers with fragrant flowers, picked early in the morning from the rose gardens of the village of Panicherevo. To preserve rose fragrance, collection… Read the full press release

17-year-old Honolulu High School Student Designed the Alaska Airlines ‘Spirit of the Islands’ Aircraft

HONOLULU, 2013-06-04 — / — A specially painted Alaska Airlines jet adorned with a Honolulu high school student’s winning design honoring the culture of the Aloha State touched down today in Honolulu before a crowd of students, educators and travelers. The unique paint theme, dubbed the “Spirit of the Islands,” was created by 17-year-old Aaron Nee…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches flights to its fourth destination in the Republic of Iraq – to the southern port city of Basra

Southern Port City Of Basra Joins Growing Network Taking Iraqi Frequency To 16 Flights A Week… …With Connections Via Airline’s Doha Hub To More Than 100 Cities Worldwide Basra, REPUBLIC OF IRAQ, 2013-06-04 — / — Qatar Airways today launched flights to its fourth destination in the Republic of Iraq – to the southern port city… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport Offers Express Lanes for International Passengers Arriving Without Checked Baggage

CHICAGO, 2013-06-04 — / — O’Hare International Airport now offers expedited “1-Stop” customs processing for international passengers arriving without checked baggage. The new initiative will streamline the U.S. entry process and minimize customs wait times. “1-Stop” is available to all passengers who arrive at O’Hare’s International Terminal 5 with only carry-on luggage and proper documentation. “Chicago O’Hare… Read the full press release

Copenhagen Airport Offers Lowest Prices on Beauty Products in Scandinavia

2013-06-04 — / — Prices on fragrances, cosmetics and skincare products are lower at Copenhagen Airport Tax Free than at the neighbouring airports in Scandinavia, a price check made by Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten shows. For passengers spending time at Copenhagen Airport before their flight, it is not a bad idea to pamper themselves with fragrances, cosmetics… Read the full press release

Write a review for your recent stays with Marriott to automatically enter the Marriott Rewards Insiders Review Sweepstakes

Have Your Say & You Could See The World On Marriott Rewards’ Dime 2013-06-04 — / — Have something to say about a recent stay? Write a review for each of your recent stays with Marriott to automatically enter the Marriott Rewards Insiders Review Sweepstakes* for a chance to win one of two grand prize trips for… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s New Terminal 2 is Now Only One Year Away

Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 will open its doors on 4th June 2014 £2.5bn of private investment in UK infrastructure Companies and jobs supported across the UK 20 million passengers a year will use the new terminal 6 months of testing involving 14,000 people before the new terminal opens 2013-06-04 — / — Heathrow’s new Terminal 2,… Read the full press release

British Airways is bringing back ‘Silent Picturehouse’ – A Unique Cinematic Experience Showing Travel Inspired Films

2013-06-04 — / — British Airways is bringing back ‘Silent Picturehouse’ – a unique cinematic experience showing five travel inspired films on big screens in the evening, and children’s movies by day. In an innovative twist, viewers tune in from personal headsets, replicating the in-flight experience. Silent Picturehouse will take place in an exclusive London venue… Read the full press release

WAA calls on Local Businesses to Support Winnipeg Harvest’s Grow-A-Row program

2013-06-04 — / — As a longtime supporter of Winnipeg Harvest, Winnipeg Airports Authority is issuing a challenge to local businesses to Grow-A-Row this summer to help nourish families in our community. This summer marks the eighteenth year Winnipeg Airports Authority is participating in Winnipeg Harvest’s Grow-A-Row program. Over the years, they have donated more than… Read the full press release

Kauniste pop-up shop at Helsinki Airport is now open!

2013-06-04 — / — Kauniste works together with young designers to create inspirational everyday textiles. Kauniste pop up –shop was opened on June 1 at Helsinki Airport. Kauniste unites the talents of young graphic designers and craftsmen. It combines the best of both worlds: fresh design and traditional screen printing skills. Pop up –shop offers fresh… Read the full press release

Popular Pop-Up Restaurants Return To The 33rd Annual Taste of Chicago Presented By WTTW11’s Check, Please!

2013-06-04 — / — The 33rd Annual Taste of Chicago, July 10-14 in Grant Park, will once again include the popular new feature of Pop-Ups, restaurants that literally pop up for just a day or two. New this year, many of the restaurants will be on site for two days in a row and an additional… Read the full press release

Jersey’s young musicians first in the Channel Islands to win a nationally recognised Silver Arts Award

Young band members win Jersey’s first Silver Arts Awards 2013-06-04 — / — To achieve the qualification, keyboard player Honor Butel (13), singer Joe Chadd (17) and guitarist Robbie Dark (17) organised Rock The Wharf, a music event designed to give young people under 13 the experience of playing live, performing on stage and being in… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines возобновляет полёты в Хорватию

2013-06-04 — / — S7 Airlines, участник глобального авиационного альянса oneworld®, возобновляет полеты из Москвы в популярные курортные города Хорватии. С 1 июня выполняются рейсы из Москвы в Пулу – город, расположенный в северной части Хорватии на западном побережье полуострова Истрия. Полеты будут осуществляться с периодичностью два раза в неделю – по средам и субботам. Рейсы в… Read the full press release

Premier Holidays: Top ten Faraway destinations for summer 2013

FEEL THE HEAT THIS SUMMER FROM £999 WITH PREMIER HOLIDAYS 2013-06-04 — / — Save up to £845 per couple on Faraway holidays this summer with leading independent tour operator Premier Holidays. Premier Holidays has put together a selection of fantastic deals on luxury packages to some of its top selling destinations for summer 2013. The… Read the full press release

ECTAA calls for competitive travel market offering high level of consumer protection in the upcoming revision of the European consumer legislation on package travel

2013-06-04 — / — In view of the long awaited revision of the European consumer legislation on package travel, The European Travel Agents’ And Tour Operators’ Associations (ECTAA) is calling for the maintenance of a high level of consumer protection while ensuring a level-playing field among all actors in the travel market. At its bi-annual meeting in… Read the full press release

Travel Guard Offers Tips For Planning Travel During Hurricane Season

Travel Guard Urges Travelers to Prepare for Hurricane Season Forecasters predict nine hurricanes, five to be Category 3 or higher Stevens Point, Wis., 2013-06-04 — / — Forecasters are predicting another active hurricane season in the Atlantic, calling for 16 named storms, including nine hurricanes, five of which are predicted to be a Category 3 or… Read the full press release

Rezidor Appoints Christian Hylander as Vice President Sales

2013-06-04 — / —  Rezidor, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has appointed Christian Hylander (53) as Vice President Sales. Christian Hylander, a Swedish national, is responsible for leading the Carlson Rezidor Sales function in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), for defining… Read the full press release

Hershey’s Schedule of Events for June 2013

2013-06-04 — / — June Short & Sweet @HersheyPANews | #HersheyPA HERSHEYPARK AND THE BOARDWALK •Hersheypark is open daily through September 2. •New additions include Shoreline Sprayground, two new slides at Coastline Plunge and more shade in The Boardwalk At Hersheypark 1-800-HERSHEY (1-800-437-7439) | | VACATION FOR A DAY PACKAGE AT THE CHOCOLATE SPA – BACK… Read the full press release

Kings Island Soak City Waterpark To Show Movies For All Ages In A Unique Outdoor Setting

KINGS ISLAND, Ohio, 2013-06-04 — / — Visitors to Kings Island can turn a day of soaking up the sun at the Soak City Waterpark into a night out at the theater with Dive-In Movies. On Friday nights beginning June 21 through July 26, the region’s premier waterpark will be showing movies that appeal to guests of all… Read the full press release

IATA 69th Annual General Meeting endorsed a resolution on “Implementation of the Aviation Carbon-Neutral Growth Strategy”

Historic Agreement on Carbon-Neutral Growth Download video (MP4) Cape Town, 2013-06-04 — / — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution on “Implementation of the Aviation Carbon-Neutral Growth (CNG2020) Strategy” (pdf). The resolution provides governments with a set of principles on how governments could: Establish procedures for a single market-based measure… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Manila Invites All Food Lovers To A Series Of Cooking Classes At Benjarong This June

BENJARONG ROYAL THAI RESTAURANT HOLDS COOKING CLASSES 2013-06-04 — / — Thai culture boasts of a vibrant combination of regal traditions, scenic attractions and majestic artistry. But the most remarkable of all is Thai cuisine prepared by natural artisans of gastronomy. Thai dishes from centuries old recipes feature an abundance of herbs and spices, resulting to… Read the full press release

flydubai Launches Affordable Travel Packages On Fourth Anniversary

Dubai, UAE, 2013-06-04 — / — flydubai has launched a new hotel offering allowing passengers to plan their entire holiday through The move comes as flydubai celebrates its fourth anniversary and offers a wide range of accommodation options both within its network and beyond through an exclusive partnership with Tourico Holidays. Along with everyday affordable rates,… Read the full press release

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is re-enforcing its focus on customer-based initiatives through 2014

Garuda Indonesia joining on track, 20th member will strengthen Southeast Asian network CAPE TOWN, 2013-06-04 — / — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is re-enforcing its focus on customer-based initiatives that ensure improved service offering whilst delivering more benefits for its membership throughout SkyTeam’s global network. “With our global network almost complete, our priority is now shifting to… Read the full press release