Hartsfield-Jackson Airport’s Bond rated ‘A+’ by Fitch Ratings for sixth time in a row

Fitch Ratings Affirms Hartsfield-Jackson Airport’s Bond Rating at ‘A+’ PFC hybrid bonds rated ‘A’ with all airport bonds maintaining a Stable outlook ATLANTA, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hartsfield-Jackson Airport officials announced today that for the sixth time in a row, Fitch Ratings has affirmed its ‘A+’ to approximately $1.95 billion of senior-lien airport general revenue bonds… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service between San Diego and Kauai

SEATTLE, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service today between San Diego and Lihue, Kauai. The flight operates daily through Aug. 26, and then will operate four days a week. Alaska also flies nonstop from San Diego to Honolulu and Maui. “With the addition of San Diego-Kauai, Alaska Airlines now offers 171 flights a… Read the full press release

Tailored Approached to Wellbeing at The Imperial Spa at Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, France

THE IMPERIAL SPA AT HÔTEL DU PALAIS, BIARRITZ, FRANCE – A COMPLETE WELLNESS EXPERIENCE 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Combining head-to-toe indulgence with results-driven treatments and professional health advice, The Imperial Spa at Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, France offers a tailored approached to wellbeing. The hotel’s spa menu features a full range of treatments from signature… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Community Fund Supports National Trust’s Outdoor and Closer to Nature Programme

BELFAST CITY AIRPORT’S COMMUNITY FUND GETS CLOSE TO NATURE WITH THE NATIONAL TRUST 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Lisburn district Scouts were the first children in Northern Ireland to get their hands dirty at a new ‘Forest School’, thanks to funding from the George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund. The airport has provided the much… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan unveils brand-new Family Suites

Introducing the New Family Suites and New Kids for All Seasons Facilities at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan. Now even more enjoyable for parents and kids. 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Already a great destination for families, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan has just unveiled brand-new Family Suites – an ideal option for parents and up to two kids. The new… Read the full press release

Macau Government Tourist Office presents training workshop certificates to industry partners

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) has recently organized the “Effective Travel Agency Supervisory Management Workshop” and “Technique in Handling Dissatisfied Customer Workshop for Tour Guides”, two professional training sessions for travel industry partners in response to the city’s booming tourism development. MGTO held a certificate presentation ceremony today (June 6) for the… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines Wins 2013 Airline Reliability Performance Award from Bombardier Aerospace for Third Year in a Row

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has won the 2013 Airline Reliability Performance Award from Bombardier Aerospace. This is the third time Ethiopian has won the award in a row. The award was given to Ethiopian for achieving an average dispatch reliability rate of… Read the full press release

United Airlines launches seasonal nonstop service between Shannon and Chicago

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — United Airlines launched a seasonal nonstop service between Shannon (SNN) and its Chicago hub, O’Hare International Airport (ORD), today with a celebratory event at Shannon Airport.  The airline will operate five flights per week on the route until Aug. 27, 2013 (westbound). James Mueller, United’s Vice President Atlantic & Pacific Sales, was… Read the full press release

LAWA Invites Public to Preview the New Tom Bradley International Terminal

Los Angeles, California, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today launches www.laxappreciationday.com the reservation site for the public to register to attend LAX Appreciation Day – a preview of the New Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on June, 22 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. LAX Appreciation Day will… Read the full press release

Increase in Passenger Traffic at Mineta San José International Airport

Calendar Year-to-Date Increase of 3.3 Percent  SAN JOSE, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is experiencing sustained passenger traffic growth in 2013, the result of more air service to the places Silicon Valley travelers want to go and an improving economy. Passenger traffic began a steady year-over-year increase in January 2013 with 0.9 percent,… Read the full press release

Visit the Chalet Suisse and discover “a piece of Switzerland” at Zurich Airport

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — A variety of popular Swiss dishes such as Zürcher Geschnetzeltes (strips of veal in a creamy sauce) or mincemeat with maccaroni is now available at the new Swiss restaurant at Zurich Airport’s Airside Center. How about a hearty Swiss meal before your trip abroad? Dishes that the Swiss miss abroad and that… Read the full press release

Hyatt & MGM Resorts introduced what’s expected to be the largest loyalty program collaboration in Las Vegas

HYATT AND MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCE NEW LOYALTY PROGRAM RELATIONSHIP CHICAGO/LAS VEGAS, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announce an unprecedented relationship between their affiliates that will offer substantial benefits to members of their loyalty programs, Hyatt Gold Passport and MGM Resorts’ M life. Starting June 20, Hyatt Gold Passport… Read the full press release

Wizz Air Launch New Service from Budapest to Istanbul

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-fare, low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today a new service from Budapest to Istanbul commencing on 2 August. The route will operate four times per week initially and gradually grow over the following months to a daily operation by March 2014*. Istanbul is the… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines, Changi Airport Group And South African Tourism to Jointly Promote Tourist Traffic to South Africa

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — (Joint Release with Changi Airport Group and South African Tourism) – Singapore Airlines has signed a memorandum of co-operation (MoC) with Changi Airport Group and South African Tourism to promote travel to South Africa. Under the agreement, the three parties will explore and implement activities jointly to promote tourist traffic to South Africa through Singapore Airlines’… Read the full press release

Miguel Tosoni Appointed Supply Chain Manager Latin America and the Caribbean Oakwood Worldwide

OAKWOOD WORLDWIDE® ANNOUNCES NEW SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER FOR LATIN AMERICA Miguel Tosoni Is Latest Addition To Company’s Growing Global Solutions Team LOS ANGELES, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, announces the promotion of Miguel Tosoni to supply chain manager for Latin America and the Caribbean. In this… Read the full press release

InterContinental Opens in the centre of Japan’s latest commercial development, Grand Front Osaka

Tokyo, Japan, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Osaka has now opened in the centre of Japan’s latest commercial development, Grand Front Osaka. The mixed-use development is a new landmark in the city which also includes office buildings, commercial outlets, a convention centre, academic and entertainment facilities and residences. InterContinental Osaka offers stunning panoramic views of the city… Read the full press release

The Hotel Molina Lario’s Piscina Lounge gets better on its fifth anniversary!

The Hotel Molina Lario improves its Piscina Lounge for summer 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Hotel Molina Lario‘s Piscina Lounge gets better on its fifth anniversary! One of Malaga’s emblematic Rooftop Bars re-opens with fanfare this season after undergoing large renovation, introducing daring cuisine and some of the best views of Malaga city skyline. From now… Read the full press release

Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago – The All-In-One Luxury Summertime Destination

World-class dining, outdoor fitness programming, experiential overnight packages, and more CHICAGO, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — This summer, discerning travelers seeking a unique, luxurious getaway in the heart of a vibrant metropolis are invited to visit Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, where world-class dining, entertaining vacation packages, outdoor activities and a prime location within steps of the city’s… Read the full press release

Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens Two New Hotel Properties

Brand Doubles Year-Over-Year Growth for First Two Quarters MCLEAN, Va., 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, today announced the opening of its two newest properties: Newport Middletown, RI and Fort Worth Medical Center, TX.  The two new property openings push Homewood Suites’ North American footprint to… Read the full press release

SMEs Dominated the Thailand Travel Mart Plus

BANGKOK, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dozens of Thai travel products and services ranging from boutique hotels to health and wellness centres gained valuable exposure and potential future business as a result of their participation in Thailand’s largest business to business travel trade fair between 5-7 June, 2013. Small and medium sized entrepreneurs dominated the Thailand Travel… Read the full press release

Jersey’s Atlantic Hotel Featured on US Travel Channel’s Flagship Series ‘Island Secrets’

2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today (06|06|2013), Jersey’s Atlantic Hotel will appear on the US Travel Channel’s flagship series ‘Island Secrets.’ In the 30 minute programme which airs at 12 noon Eastern time, The Atlantic is the only hotel in Jersey to be featured and was chosen for its stunning interiors and incredible views out to St… Read the full press release