Preferred Hotel Group announced up to 30% savings on bookings made three to 45 days in advance

Travelers Can Save Up to 30% on Bookings Made Three to 45 Days in Advance Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-10-09 — / — Time is winding down for wanderlusters to fulfill 2013 resolutions to “travel more”, “travel farther,” or “travel smarter,” and Preferred Hotel Group is helping put those goals within reach with its Advance Purchase offer…. Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotel Group announced free unlimited WiFi access across all of its establishments as of January 2014

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2013-10-09 — / — From January 2014, guests at all establishments that make up the Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts and InterCityHotel brands will be able to enjoy the convenience of free WiFi access in their rooms and in the lobby and surf away to their heart’s content via laptop or smart phone. The… Read the full press release

InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts launched “Extraordinary Day” packages for luxury experiences seekers across 13 key properties throughout North America

InterContinental® Brand Launches Sweepstakes for a Chance to win Extravagant Weekend Getaway Atlanta, GA, United States, 2013-10-09 — / — Imagine visiting a city and getting to experience the “In the Know” sights and luxury experiences of the destination. Drawing from more than 60 years of global expertise, the IHG® brand’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)]InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts is… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group announced it signed six multi-development franchise agreements in Germany

Denham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, 2013-10-09 — / — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has concluded a multi-development franchise agreement with Bierwirth & Kluth Hotelmanagement GmbH to develop five hotels across Germany. The first hotel under the agreement – Holiday Inn Hamburg – City Nord – has already been signed. This is… Read the full press release

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA): U.S. Department of Transportation should deny Serbian airline JAT Airways to offer flights to U.S.

Serbian Airline Must Meet Standard U.S. Ownership and Control Requirements Washington, D.C., United States, Travel issues, 2013-10-09 — / — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), argued in a recent U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) filing that JAT Airways’ application to provide air services to the United States through its partner Etihad Airways should be denied… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines announce month-long full of activities to mark its 41st anniversary

Kelana Jaya, Malaysia, 2013-10-09 — / — Malaysia Airlines has been operating flights from Kuala Lumpur to over 100 destinations as Malaysian Airlines System Berhad since  1 October 1972 and to mark its 41st anniversary of Malaysian Hospitality this year, the national airline has outlined a month-long full of activities. To commemorate the celebration, the national carrier treated… Read the full press release

Some of the world’s most historic tall ships sail into New Zealand’s ‘City of Sails’ Auckland for the Tall Ship Festival 25 – 28 October, 2013

Auckland, New Zealand, 2013-10-09 — / — With a vast harbour, rich marine heritage and a thriving maritime industry, Auckland is known to be at the forefront of boating technology – but New Zealand’s ‘City of Sails’ is set to turn back the clock when some of the world’s most historic tall ships sail into town…. Read the full press release

New Zealand tourism industry won multiple awards at 2013 World Travel Awards

New Zealand, 2013-10-09 — / — The New Zealand tourism industry is in celebration mode after a swathe of victories at the 2013 World Travel Awards – also known as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’. Air New Zealand celebrated a double victory when the Australasian awards were announced in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Double joy … Read the full press release

Report: Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) is valuable provincial asset worth $1.27 billion to Nova Scotia economy in 2012

Halifax, N.S., Canada, 2013-10-09 — / — Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HSIA) is a valuable provincial asset worth $1.27 billion to the Nova Scotia economy in 2012, according to the latest economic impact report, released today. This represents an additional $13 million in economic output over the previous year. “Together, the Airport Authority and all of our… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson announced the openings of four new restaurant concepts by leading Toronto chefs

RESTAURATEUR OTG BRINGS CONCEPTS BY MARK MCEWAN, ROCCO AGOSTINO, DEVIN CONNELL, MICHAEL COURY AND SOMMELIER JOHN SZABO TO TERMINALS 1 AND 3 Toronto, Canada, 2013-10-09 — / — Today, Toronto Pearson announced the openings of four new restaurant concepts by leading Toronto chefs for passengers to enjoy. As part of the innovative dining program created by restaurateur… Read the full press release

Local Babel Russia empowering Travel Brands to source new opportunities at MITT 2014

2013-10-09 — / —, the specialist provider of customised marketing services, local market intelligence and business liaison, for businesses venturing into new markets, is set to make that difference for twenty select travel brands from around the world who will be invited to Moscow’s 21ST International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT). “Russia may well be… Read the full press release