A Traditional Iftar Menu At Souk, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

Mumbai, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — This Ramadan after the daily Maghrib come over to Souk at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai for a nourishing meal with friends and family from 9th July to 7th August. Be part of the festivities! Over a drink of Laban up or Ayran enjoy the assorted nuts, crudits and olives. Help yourself to a selection of hot and cold mezzes, try… Read the full press release

Summer activities at The Hershey Story Museum

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — This summer, visitors to The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue are invited to unlock chocolate’s ancient past, experiment in the Chocolate Lab and learn about chocolate magnate Milton S. Hershey’s journey from failures to fortunes. Maya Chocolate Adventure  Beginning on Friday, June 28, visitors can trek through a simulated rainforest… Read the full press release

Locate The Park’s Rides, Shows, Food Locations And Restrooms With The Assistance Of Kings Island’s Mobile App

KINGS ISLAND, Ohio, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Visitors to Kings Island can leave the world of paper behind by downloading the 364-acre amusement and waterpark’s mobile phone app for iPhone and Android. Users can use the app to locate the park’s more than 100 rides, shows and attractions; food locations and restrooms with the assistance of… Read the full press release

Tickets now on sale for the annual Brew at the Zoo event at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tickets are now on sale for the annual Brew at the Zoo event, held on Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. Hosted by Friends of the National Zoo, the beer tasting fundraiser showcases craft and microbrewers from around the nation, all in support of wildlife conservation. “Being able to… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group strengthens its portfolio in Russia with new Park Inn by Radisson in Nizhny Tagil

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the ten largest hotel groups worldwide, strengthens its portfolio in Russia’s regional cities with the signing of a new Park Inn by Radisson in Nizhny Tagil. The mid-market property will be the first internationally branded hotel in this prominent industrial city. Enjoying an outstanding waterfront location… Read the full press release

Andrea Gates and Avi Haksar Appointed new Managing Directors at iconic Dallas Properties

Dallas, Texas, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of new Managing Directors at both of the company’s iconic Dallas properties, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek and Rosewood Crescent Hotel. Andrea Gates joined Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in March, and a month later Avi Haksar joined the team… Read the full press release

Susanne Hatje Appointed General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, New York

Hong Kong, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Susanne Hatje as General Manager of its North American flagship hotel, Mandarin Oriental, New York, effective today. Ms. Hatje has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has held senior management positions at Mandarin Oriental for the past… Read the full press release

Monroe, a western lowland Gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park Celebrates Second Birthday

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Monroe, a western lowland gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, celebrated his second birthday today, savoring a multicolored ice cake made of fruits and vegetables and adorned with yam and banana frosting, ginger leaves and jacaranda and hibiscus flowers. The young gorilla licked and picked blueberries off his cake before… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Enters into the Sixth Acquisition with Waramaug Hospitality

ARLINGTON, Va./ORLANDO, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Expanding its joint venture with Waramaug Hospitality, Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces its sixth acquisition with Waramaug Hospitality LLC and a private  investment group of the 382-room Sheraton Orlando North Hotel effective May 22, 2013. Hospitality Funding LLC, a Palm Beach, Fla.-headquartered boutique investment advisory firm, advised the buyer group… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines – партнер европейского тура Земфиры

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — S7 Airlines, участник глобального авиационного альянса oneworld®, выступает официальным перевозчиком концертного тура Земфиры по европейским городам. Тур откроется 15 июня 2013 года концертом в мюнхенском TonHalle. Статусным участникам программы «S7 Приоритет», вылетающим в Мюнхен бизнес-классом 14 и 15 июня, авиакомпания предоставила бесплатные пригласительные билеты на этот концерт. S7 Airlines выполняет между Москвой и… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts introduces The Story Of Raffles People

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — “At Raffles we believe that true luxury is not just about what you do, it’s about how you make your guests feel. So every staff member goes out of their way to give the warmest welcome, the most comfortable stay, the richest experiences and the fondest memories. I believe this engagement, on… Read the full press release

Lemur Triplets Induce Aahs At Saint Louis Zoo

Three black and white ruffed lemur infants were born May 14, 2013 Video: http://youtu.be/Ako14ZjuOIo and http://youtu.be/LFY2W0J1qnU 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Three tiny black faces with big neon eyes and fuzzy white sideburns greet adoring visitors at the Saint Louis Zoo’s Primate House. Born May 14, 2013, the triplets are black and white ruffed lemurs, a critically endangered species unique to… Read the full press release

VisitEngland rounds up 10 of the country’s most scenic cycle routes

England Gears Up For National Bike Week 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — This weekend sees the start of National Bike Week (15 – 21 June), which encourages everyone from novices to seasoned cyclists to dig out their bikes and get out on the saddle.  In the wake of Wiggo’s Olympic glory in 2012 and with next year’s Tour de France starting… Read the full press release

Christi Lewis named Regional Sales Manager Landmark Hotels Group

Honolulu, HI, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Big Island resident Christi Lewis has been named Regional Sales Manager for Landmark Hotels Group effective May 28, 2013, in an announcement by Landmark Hotels Group’s Vice President of Sales, Danny Breatchel. She will represent both the Kahala Hotel & Resort on O’ahu, and the Makena Beach and Golf Resort… Read the full press release

World Tourism Day 2013 focuses on tourism’s responsibility to worldwide water conservation

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Centered on the theme ‘Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future’, World Tourism Day 2013 will underline tourism´s responsibility and needed commitment to preserving the world´s vital water resources. The Maldives will host the official celebrations on 27 September 2013. This year’s World Tourism Day (WTD) theme focuses on tourism’s significant role… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo’s jaguar Junior names his first-born son Kuwan

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Woodland Park Zoo’s jaguar Junior names his first-born son Kuwan (koo-wahn), from the South American Hopi tribe meaning “butterfly showing beautiful wings.” The naming ceremony took place Friday, June 14 in celebration of Junior’s first Father’s Day. Three names—Cruz, Tlaloc (tlah-luke) and Kuwan—were individually paired with tasty, enticing piñatas molded into maracas… Read the full press release

Senior Management Changes at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Hong Kong, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced several senior management changes. After a long and successful career with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Andrew Hirst, Operations Director – Asia will retire on 31 July, 2013. During his 25 years with the Group, Mr Hirst has held Manager or General Manager positions in Manila, Macau,… Read the full press release

Boo Weekley has been voted May PGA TOUR Player of the Month presented by Avis

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — PGA TOUR and Avis Car Rental announced today that Boo Weekley has been voted the May PGA TOUR Player of the Month presented by Avis. As the official rental car company of the PGA TOUR, Avis will make a $50,000 contribution to be split by… Read the full press release

Copenhagen Airport: More coffee, cake and kiosk before security screening

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — With the expansion of Terminal 2, Copenhagen Airport is also upgrading the café and shopping facilities in the area before the security screening: Travellers will now be able to kick start their travels with a spot of self-indulgence at Lagkagehuset, Caffè Ritazza and 7-eleven’s new shop concept. With the official opening of… Read the full press release

Hilton Shijiazhuang, China Opens

First Hilton Hotels & Resorts Property In Hebei Province Opens 594-Room Hilton Shijiazhuang is the Tallest Building in Hebei Province SHIJIAZHUANG, China, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of Hilton Shijiazhuang, its newest property in China. Hilton Shijiazhuang forms an integral part of the province’s tallest building development, boasting 594 exceptionally-appointed guest rooms, suites and… Read the full press release

British Airways Congratulates its Sponsored Athlete Justin Rose on winning the US Open

2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways is delighted to congratulate its sponsored athlete Justin Rose, on winning the US Open today (Monday 17 June, GMT) – the first English player to do so in 43 years. Ranked World Number three, Justin said: “Golf takes me all over the world, and as an athlete it’s really important… Read the full press release

Travelport and Oman Air unveil The Interactive Seat Assignment functionality to benefit travel agents

Muscat, Oman, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travel agents booking Oman Air via Travelport’s Galileo and Worldspan distribution systems will now be able to benefit from new functionality, which allows them to manage the seat selection process in a ‘live’ and interactive environment. The Interactive Seat Assignment functionality – jointly unveiled by Travelport, the leading provider of critical… Read the full press release

IATA: Ryanair is the world’s favourite airline

RYANAIR CARRIES MORE INTL PAX THAN EASYJET & BA COMBINED 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (17 June) welcomed confirmation from IATA that Ryanair remains the world’s favourite airline after IATA’s 2012 World Airline Transport Statistics showed Ryanair once again carried more international passengers than any other airline. Ryanair carried… Read the full press release

Marriott and American Airlines teams up to give travelers new ways to earn AAdvantage miles

Joint Program Members Can Now Earn AAdvantage Miles for Qualifying Marriott Stays FORT WORTH, TX and BETHESDA, MD, 2013-06-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott and American Airlines have teamed up to give joint Marriott Rewards and AAdvantage® members new ways to earn AAdvantage miles. Beginning today, Marriott Rewards will award AAdvantage miles to joint members on qualifying… Read the full press release