Dusit Thani Manila ‘A Hundred Voices. Ten Hopes. One Christmas Story.’

Dusit Thani Manila ‘A Hundred Voices. Ten Hopes. One Christmas Story.’

Dusit Thani Manila Brings Back the Christmas Tree Contest Now On Its 3rd Year Makati, Philippines – 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — The most-awaited season of the year is just around the corner. Setting the bar higher year after year after year, Dusit Thani Manila is excited to bring its guests another truly memorable and meaningful Christmas celebration… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group launches first IHG Academy in Italy

2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the opening of its first IHG Academy programme in Italy, through a collaboration with InterContinental De La Ville Rome and UET Italy, the European University for Tourism. The IHG Academy is a global network of educational and community organisations… Read the full press release

Jet Airways operates Flight of Fantasy on the occasion of Children’s Day

Operates joy ride for over 100 children from six NGOs  MUMBAI, 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier airline, on the occasion of Children’s Day, operated its annual ‘Flight of Fantasy’ for over 100 children from marginalized sections and those with special needs. As part of its annual community service initiative, Jet Airways gave these children… Read the full press release

A fresh start for SAS with a new, offensive plan

2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new comprehensive plan will pave the way for a new, strong and competitive SAS. The plan needs to be fully implemented and new collective agreements must be signed in a very short space of time in order for SAS to have access to necessary funding. This plan will give SAS a… Read the full press release

Aberdeen Airport Passenger numbers October 2012

2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Aberdeen Airport enjoyed its busiest October for five years – and its second busiest on record – thanks to a double digit increase in international traffic during the school holidays. Latest figures show the number of passengers using Aberdeen Airport increased by 11.3% to 316,666, up from 283,541 in October 2011. October’s… Read the full press release

Virgin Atlantic Airways restored as an Official Skytrax 4-Star Airline

Virgin Atlantic Airways restored as an Official Skytrax 4-Star Airline

Virgin Atlantic Airways is restored to the status of an Official Skytrax 4-Star Airline following latest audit analysis London, UK, 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — After being downgraded in July 2011 due inconsistent service and product standards, Skytrax have announced that following their final October 2012 Audit analysis, Virgin Atlantic Airways has today been certified as an Official Skytrax… Read the full press release

Listados de vuelos cancelados con motivo de la huelga general del 14-N

La compañía ha flexibilizado las tarifas para facilitar los cambios o reembolsos a los clientes afectados. La aerolínea ha puesto en marcha un plan de contingencia para dar alternativas a todos sus clientes. Madrid, 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Iberia acaba de hacer público el listado de vuelos cancelados por la huelga general en España del día 14… Read the full press release

SAS Group Interim report January-September 2012

SAS launches comprehensive plan to improve profitability and secure long-term financial preparedness – new collective agreements must be reached in the near future 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — 4Excellence delivers: Income before tax and nonrecurring items of MSEK 607 for the third quarter –  Passenger revenue: +9% –  Unit cost: -6.1% · New aggressive plan – 4Excellence… Read the full press release

Brent Duncan Appointed Director of Catering and Conference Services at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California

Director of Catering & Conference Services Brent Duncan

Duncan returns home to the Conejo Valley after working in six Four Seasons hotels and resorts from coast to coast Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A. – 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — With 15 years of experience in hospitality, Brent Duncan is the new Director of Catering and Conference Services at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California near Los Angeles. This new… Read the full press release

SAS launches comprehensive plan to improve profitability and secure long-term financial preparedness – …

… new union agreements must be signed in the near future Targeting approximately 3 bn SEK of  annual improvement from cost reductions and organizational restructuring and approximately 3 bn SEK increased liquidity from asset sales ~ New 3.5 bn SEK Revolving Credit Facility from Banks and Core Shareholders to secure financial preparedness conditional on signed… Read the full press release

Frontier’s Low Fares Land in Fargo

Best fares available at FlyFrontier.com DENVER, 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Frontier Airlines today returns to Fargo with nonstop service to Denver, Colo. (DEN) three times a week. “We are excited to bring our low fares back to our third North Dakota destination, Fargo,” said Daniel Shurz, Frontier’s senior vice president, commercial. “North Dakota and northern Minnesota-area… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C Launches Innovative Double Rewards Promotion for Event Planners in the Middle East

The first of its kind in the region from the luxury hotel company  Dubai, UAE, 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC has launched a Double Rewards Promotion for Event Planners throughout the Middle East, the first promotion of its kind for the luxury hotel company in the region. The innovative promotion is part… Read the full press release

Sweeten the Season with Holiday Treasures from the Pastry Kitchen at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

Executive Pastry Chef Adam Thomas

Indulge in delectable made-to-order desserts created by Executive Pastry Chef Adam Thomas Los Angeles in Beverly Hills (Beverly Wilshire), U.S.A. – 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — This season at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel, Executive Pastry Chef Adam Thomas introduces his special Holiday Treasures menu, available to order as a delicious addition to a festive table, or the perfect party gift…. Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Launches New Service From O’Hare to Warm Weather Destinations

Spirit Airlines Launches New Service From O'Hare to Warm Weather Destinations

CHICAGO, 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spirit Airlines today started new seasonal nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Tampa, Florida and Phoenix/Mesa, Arizona – as well as resuming seasonal service from Chicago to Fort Myers, Florida. The routes will continue throught April 24, 2013. “On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, we are pleased that Spirit Airlines continues to expand its routes… Read the full press release

The Civic 50 Names Southwest Airlines In Top 20 Of Most Community-Minded Companies In America

DALLAS – 2012-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Civic 50 today revealed the companies who ranked in its national initiative to survey, rank, and recognize America’s S&P 500 most community-minded companies, naming Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) in the top 20 for demonstrating a strong commitment to corporate civic engagement in the communities where Southwest does business.  A… Read the full press release

London Hilton On Park Lane Launches Festive Dining Packages

This year guests are invited to get Christmas all wrapped up with a gourmet dining package at London Hilton on Park Lane. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

LONDON – 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — This year guests are invited to get Christmas all wrapped up with a gourmet dining package at London Hilton on Park Lane. From intimate office socials to large scale exclusive events, guests will experience all the sparkle and enchantment that makes Christmas so magical at the iconic Park Lane hotel…. Read the full press release

Darren Haley Joins Four Seasons Resorts Lanai as Director of Revenue Management

Darren Haley, Director of Revenue Management

Hawaii, Lana’i at Manele Bay, U.S.A. – 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Darren Haley has been named Director of Revenue Management atFour Seasons Resorts Lanai. In his new role, Haley will oversee the reservations department of Manele Bay and The Lodge at Koele to strategically lead the team in revenue-generating practices.   “Darren is an excellent addition to the Lanai ‘ ohana,”… Read the full press release

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort Receives AAA Four Diamond Rating For 29th Consecutive Year

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort has been recognized by the American Automobile Association as a Four Diamond resort for the 29th consecutive year - marking the longest continuous run for any resort or hotel in Arizona. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Resort Boasts the Longest Run in the State TUCSON, Ariz. – 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort has been recognized by the American Automobile Association as a Four Diamond resort for the 29th consecutive year – marking the longest continuous run for any resort or hotel in Arizona. The AAA… Read the full press release

As USS Enterprise Prepares for Decommissioning, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Reaffirms Commitment to U.S. Military Hiring, Celebrates Veterans Day

Enterprise Hiring More Than 1,500 Veterans, Reservists in 2012 ST. LOUIS,  2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ —  As the U.S. Navy prepares to decommission its historic aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise, another well-known Enterprise is marking Veterans Day by reaffirming its commitment to hiring military veterans and reservists. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, owned and operated by Enterprise Holdings – which… Read the full press release

At the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Coal Isn’t Just for the Naughty This Holiday Season

Tranquil Relaxation Room at The Spa at Four Seasons

The Spa introduces the new Japanese White Charcoal Massage just in time for holidays, as well as other festive treatments Chicago, U.S.A. – 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Whether one has been naughty or nice this year, The Spa atFour Seasons Hotel Chicago introduces a new, innovative massage that will have everyone asking for coal this holiday season. Featuring Sort of Coal products… Read the full press release

Estonian Air carried 766 722 passengers in the first ten months

2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — In the first ten months Estonian Air carried altogether 766 722 passengers, out of which 765 162 on regular flights. In October Estonian Air carried 79 193 passengers, out of which 78 954 on regular flights. The load factor of Estonian Air regular flights was 70.9%. In the first ten months Estonian Air… Read the full press release

VISIT FLORIDA Partners with FSU and UF for ‘Share a Little Sunshine Showdown’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Today, VISIT FLORIDA – the state’s official tourism marketing corporation – announced that it has teamed up with two of the state’s top brands – the Florida Gators and Florida State Seminoles – to harness the passion associated with the annual football rivalry game and direct it toward the promotion… Read the full press release

Walking in a Winter Wildlights Land at the Columbus Zoo

POWELL, Ohio – 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — We’ve decked the halls, trees and everything but the animals with millions of LED lights for the 24th annual Wildlights display, efficiently powered AEP Ohio, beginning Nov. 16, 2012. With a newly energized Global Celebrations Holiday Light Show, Wildlights will delight guests of all ages. New attractions and old… Read the full press release

Splendid Hotel & Spa, a member of Warwick International Hotels’ Collection, welcomes a new chef

Nice, 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Annie-Claire Lamand is the new head of the brigade to the restaurant Essenciel within the Splendid Hotel & Spa. Annie-Claire Lamand at the young age of 31 has honed her skills in several renowned establishments in Paris and in the South of France before founding with her husband her hotel-restaurant La Bastide… Read the full press release

Consumers Demand More from Airlines’ Hotel Booking Offerings

New research from EAN shows airlines could be losing out on ancillary revenue opportunities by only offering basic hotel booking options through their websites London, 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Research released today from Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) reveals a golden opportunity for airlines to boost ancillary revenues through enhancing their hotel booking services. The study [i] of 2,000… Read the full press release

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris Triumphs Again in SpaFinder’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris Triumphs Again in SpaFinder's Annual Readers' Choice Awards

The Spa is voted Best Spa in Europe and Best Spa in France Paris, France – 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — SpaFinder, considered to be the leading magazine for spas and well being in the US, has published its annual ranking of the best spas in the world for 2012. The annual Reader’ Choice Awards are tabulated according to… Read the full press release

ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA WELCOMES FAMILIES TO VANCOUVER

VANCOUVER, BC – 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Family friendly travel is effortless at Vancouver’s Rosewood Hotel Georgia, with a thoughtfully created family package and the hotel’s dedicated Rose Buds® program both designed to ensure a unique and memorable experience for every family member. Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s newly launched Rosewood Family Package delivers access to two adjoining deluxe guestrooms… Read the full press release

The Rembrandt Hotel presents the Simply Scandinavian Festival

Bangkok, Thailand – 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Rembrandt Hotel is hosting the Simply Scandinavian Festival showcasing Scandinavian food and live Jazz music during November 24th – December 2nd 2012. Rembrandt is glad to welcome the talented Swedish band, Gus Dahlberg Quartet and Deri Rowlands, an amazing live band for the second consecutive year. The Gus Dahlberg Quartet and… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Manila’s Benjarong Thai Restaurant celebrates ‘Loy Krathong’

Benjarong's Family Style Set- Menu in celebration of Loy Krathong

2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — The much-awaited Thai Festival of Lights is a sight to behold. Thai locals set afloat elaborately decorated krathongs or miniature rafts adorned with flowers and candles, waiting to be swept away by the tides. Dubbed “Loy Krathong”, this breathtaking ritual is symbolic of thanksgiving, starting afresh and ushering in good luck. Held… Read the full press release

Finavia The winter air traffic season is starting

Passenger volumes of charter flights at Finavia airports in Lapland are expected to be close to last year’s level 2012-11-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — The winter air traffic season starts in Lapland next weekend, when a lot of international passengers will arrive in Levi, Kittilä, for the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup. Although next weekend will be… Read the full press release