California Governor Brown signed bill crucial to Metrolink’s funding for low-emission Tier 4 locomotives

LOS ANGELES, California, USA, 2013-10-04 — / — In early 2013, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) granted Metrolink $34.66 million in Carl Moyer Program funds to help support the commuter rail agency’s purchase of 17 Tier 4 locomotives. An additional $17 million, essential for the purchase of three additional locomotives, was contingent upon the… Read the full press release

Japanese regional carrier Link Airs selected Mxi Technologies for Aviation Maintenance Management

Pioneering Japanese regional carrier chooses Maintenix software as its MRO standard supporting modern ATR 72-600 aircraft Link Airs selects Mxi’s Maintenix software to act as MRO standard for Japanese start-up Maintenix to provide complete spectrum of aviation maintenance management across engineering, planning, execution and materials management Maintenix specifically chosen for its ability to support modern aircraft… Read the full press release

The Philadelphia Zoo announced the dates for its annual two-weekend “Boo at the Zoo” Halloween celebration

Visit the Philadelphia Zoo for the Region’s Most Festive Halloween Celebration PHILADELPHIA, PA, 2013-10-04 — / — The Philadelphia Zoo will host its annual two-weekend “Boo at the Zoo” Halloween celebration on Saturday, October 19th, Sunday, October 20th, Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. During “Boo at the Zoo” children… Read the full press release

Thailand won Destination of the Year 2013 Award

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-10-04 — / — Thailand has won the TTG Travel Awards for the “Outstanding Achievement Awards: Destination of the Year 2013” for the second consecutive year, making it the fifth time the country has won this accolade, having received it previously in 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2012. Along with the “Destination of the Year 2013”… Read the full press release

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group becomes exclusive hotel partner for CNBC Africa’s prestigious TV series “It’s Africa’s Time”

Minneapolis, Minn., United States, 2013-10-04 — / — The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, ranked for four consecutive years on Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical companies list, joins the prestigious TV series “It’s Africa’s Time” (CNBC Africa) as an exclusive hotel partner. In episode 11, “It’s Africa’s Time” travels with Carlson Rezidor to Cape Town and Addis Ababa… Read the full press release

TradeWinds Island Resorts invites hockey fans to St. Pete Beach for Tampa Bay Lightning game watching parties

St. Pete Beach, Florida, United States, 2013-10-04 — / — TradeWinds Island Resorts Hosts “Away” Lightning Game Watch Parties on the Beach When: Thursday, October 3 – 7:00 p.m. – vs. Boston Bruins– Season Opener Saturday, October 5 – 8:00 p.m. – vs. Chicago Blackhawks Friday, November 1 – 7:00 p.m. – vs. Carolina Hurricanes Saturday, December… Read the full press release

UAE’s RAK Airways announced great saving on fares for its loyal passengers, ends October 5

Ras al Khaimah, UAE, 2013-10-04 — / — Once again it is that time of the year where UAE’s RAK Airways is out to offer great fares for the airline’s  loyal passengers. In 2012, RAK Airways recorded passenger strength at 300,000 across its 9 destinations and in the first quarter the airline’s passenger number grew by 40%. … Read the full press release

Silversea has launched its second expedition ship, The all-suite Silver Galapagos

Monte Carlo, Monaco, 2013-10-04 — / — Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea has launched its second expedition ship. Fresh from a major refurbishment, the 100-guest ship (formerly named Galapagos Explorer II) embarked 28 September on her first-ever voyage as Silver Galapagos. Prior to setting sail, a christening ceremony was held on board, attended by local dignitaries and company executives…. Read the full press release