Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Presents RSA – Regional, Seasonal, Artisanal

Golf course aerial view

An epicurean celebration, centered around the grand opening of ‘ULU Ocean Grill + Sushi Lounge. Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A. – 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu, the first and only Forbes Five-Star resort on Hawaii Island, announces RSA – Regional, Seasonal, Artisanal, an epicurean celebration of sustainable cuisine and the grand opening of the Resort’s new… Read the full press release

FLIGHT ADVISORY – CARIBBEAN AIRLINES CANCELS FLIGHTS INTO AND OUT OF KINGSTON AND MONTEGO BAY FOR 24TH OCTOBER 2012

Port-of-Spain, 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Caribbean Airlines wishes to advise the public that due to adverse weather conditions in Jamaica, services into and out of the island for 24th October 2012, have been cancelled. Affected flights are as follows BW016 JFK  – KIN BW015 KIN – JFK BW031 KIN – FLL BW030 FLL – MBJ – KIN BW038… Read the full press release

Arik Air wins Best Security and Safety Conscious Airline 2012 Award

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline has been adjudged the Best Security and Safety Conscious Airline in West and Central Africa for the second consecutive year. The honour was bestowed on the airline at the 9th Security Watch Africa Award held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana… Read the full press release

SIA To Place US$7.5B Order For More A380s and A350s

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines has agreed to order five more Airbus A380s and another 20 A350s for additional capacity growth and fleet renewal. The firm order commitments are valued at US$7.5 billion based on Airbus’ published list prices. Deliveries are due to begin in 2017. SIA currently operates 19 A380-800 superjumbos and already had… Read the full press release

Aeroflot traffic and capacity statistics for September and 9 Months of 2012

Moscow, 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” summed up traffic and capacity statistics for September and 9 months of 2012. In September 2012 passenger traffic increased by 26.3% against the same period in 2011 and totaled 1,722.1 ths passengers. The highest growth was registered in international passenger traffic which rose by 30.1% (+251.1 ths… Read the full press release

Iberia acoge el “día oneworld”

Iberia acoge el "día oneworld"

El objetivo es dar a conocer entre los empleados de las aerolíneas de la alianza las últimas novedades, productos y servicios de oneworld. Iberia reúne hoy en la T4 a representantes de las compañías de la alianza con presencia en Madrid. El “día oneworld” se ha celebrado ya en Nueva York y Sídney y, en diciembre,… Read the full press release

SFO Announces Halloween-Inspired Photo Contest on Twitter & Pinterest

SFO Hosts Contests on Twitter and Pinterest for chance to win Sol Republic Headphones or iPod Shuffles SAN FRANCISCO — 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — In the “spirit” of Halloween, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is hosting a unique social media contest where participants can share Halloween-themed photos on Twitter and Pinterest for a chance to win prizes… Read the full press release

Hilton Pattaya Receives Recognition In 2012 Thailand Property Awards For “Best Hotel Architectural Design”

Hilton Pattaya today announced that it has been named country winner at the 2012 Thailand Property Awards for Best Hotel Architectural Design. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Hotel Has Received 31 Awards Since Its Opening in 2010, and Continues to Create Waves in the Domestic and International Scenes PATTAYA, Thailand – 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya today announced that it has been named country winner at the 2012 Thailand Property Awards for Best Hotel Architectural Design. The award was presented at Dusit… Read the full press release

California Center for Sustainable Energy and San Diego International Airport Win Award for Air Pollution Control

Green Taxis Initiative Has Transitioned More Than 30 Percent of Airport’s Taxi Fleet to Hybrid Vehicles SAN DIEGO – 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — San Diego International Airport’s “Green Taxi” initiative, made possible through a public-private partnership involving San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the California Center for Sustainable Energy, Mossy Toyota, taxi operators and San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, won… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto Glows with the Warmth of the Holiday Season

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto Glows with the Warmth of the Holiday Season

Annual tree lighting to take place on Monday, November 26 Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, U.S.A. – 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The lights of Silicon Valley will shine brightly as Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto rings in the 2012 holiday season with its annual Tree Lighting Celebration. The Tree Lighting will be held on… Read the full press release

Turkey Delight for Shannon Airport

Turkey Delight for Shannon Airport

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Shannon Airport’s summer sun services have received a welcome boost for 2013 with the announcement that Turkey holiday specialists WingsAbroad are to double their flights from the end of May next year. The charter flights to Turkey will now operate for the full summer season, starting one month earlier than last year… Read the full press release

First OLT Express flight from Dresden arrives at Budapest Airport

First OLT Express flight from Dresden arrives at Budapest Airport

The southeastern German city, served from the Hungarian capital decades ago by Interflugand Malév, has long been missing from Budapest Airport‘s route network. 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — It was precisely 16:05 local time in Budapest on 16 October 2012 when the Fokker 100 aircraft of the German carrier OLT Express arriving from Dresden touched down on… Read the full press release

New Hampton Inn & Suites Opens in Greensboro

109-room property brings Hamptonality to North Carolina GREENSBORO, N.C. – 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its newest property, the 109-room Hampton Inn & Suites Greensboro/Coliseum Area located at 3033 High Point… Read the full press release

Wolfgang Puck’s Expert Team at Hotel Bel-Air Introduces Mixology, Wine and Culinary Classes

Wolfgang Puck’s Expert Team at Hotel Bel-Air Introduces Mixology, Wine and Culinary Classes

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — From shaking the perfect martini to perfecting risotto, Wolfgang Puck’s team at his signature, namesake restaurant, Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air and the popular Bar at Hotel Bel-Air will share their expertise on everything food and beverage related in new, how-to-classes offered at Dorchester Collection’s Hotel Bel-Air. Participants will learn the art… Read the full press release

VOLVO WORLD MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS

STRATEGIC COURSE ROTATION BEGINNING IN BULGARIA IN 2013

STRATEGIC COURSE ROTATION BEGINNING IN BULGARIA IN 2013 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Volvo today announced their new golf strategy, bringing the Championship to geographical areas of interest for Volvo’s businesses. The strategic move will see the Championship rotate between a few host destinations, acknowledging the true global nature and growing global appeal of golf. Volvo and… Read the full press release

Canada draws attention through New Yorker partnership

Canada draws attention through New Yorker partnership

CTC teams up with the influential American magazine giant to turn US attention to Canadian adventures 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — New York’s literary, media and cultural luminaries found their attentions diverted by Canada at the recent The New Yorker Festival, held Oct. 5-7 in the Big Apple. Writers such as Martin Amis, Zadie Smith, Margaret Atwood… Read the full press release

ABTA Launches Winter Sports Marketing Push

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — ABTA – the Travel Association is launching a winter sports marketing campaign to tap into the growing winter sports market and encourage consumers to book their skiing or snowboarding holiday with an ABTA Member. The campaign will include events, PR and social media activities. The activities will centre on the Ski and… Read the full press release

Oman Air’s Sales Teams Gather in Muscat

Oman Air's Sales Teams Gather in Muscat

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oman Air’s international sales teams gathered at the airline’s Muscat base recently for a series of meetings which reviewed progress over the course of 2012 and agreed targets for future activity, particularly during the peak winter tourism period. The meetings took place between 30th September and 8th October and were held at… Read the full press release

agoda.com recommends top hotels for ski holidays in Korea

agoda.com recommends top hotels for ski holidays in Korea

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is offering recommendations on fantastic hotels to take advantage of the crisp and popular ski season in South Korea. When people think of the world’s top ski locations, they usually think of Colorado or Switzerland or Canada –… Read the full press release

Travelport Comments on IATA’s NDC (New Distribution Capability) Following 2012 IATA World Passenger Symposium

Travelport Comments on IATA’s NDC (New Distribution Capability) Following 2012 IATA World Passenger Symposium

Atlanta, 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport welcomes open engagement with IATA on its New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative to ensure an effective and efficient method for delivering supplier content to all participants in the travel supply chain. In this regard, Travelport has consistently maintained that standards are an important aspect of the technology landscape in that they… Read the full press release

JAL Cargo Fuel Surcharge for the Month of November 2012

TOKYO,  2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has applied to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise up its international cargo fuel surcharge for flights departing from Japan from November 2012. Since April 1, 2009, JAL started adjusting its cargo fuel surcharge levels on a monthly basis by using the one-month… Read the full press release

Celebrate Thanksgiving One of Three Ways with Four Seasons Hotel Denver

EDGE Restaurant & Bar

Options include a three-course dinner served in EDGE, a Thanksgiving buffet feast served in the Cottonwood Ballroom, and Thanksgiving To-Go Denver, U.S.A. – 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — This Thanksgiving, EDGE Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Denver is offering guests and local residents three different ways to celebrate. From a three-course meal in EDGE to a mouthwatering buffet, and even the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific unveils new inflight amenity kits designed by G.O.D. for Premium Economy Class passengers

Cathay Pacific’s newly launched amenity kit for Premium Economy Class features two exclusive design - “Joy” (left) and “Fortune” (right), by home-grown Hong Kong brand G.O.D.

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways has unveiled its new amenity kits for Premium Economy Class passengers which feature exclusive designs by home-grown Hong Kong brand G.O.D. (Goods of Desire). The kits will be progressively made available in Premium Economy for long haul flights from mid-October. The airline’s design collaboration with G.O.D. took inspiration from… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet Reveals Its Best for 2013

Asia-Pacific, 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lonely Planet has named Hobart and Christchurch as two of the world’s top cities for next year in LONELY PLANET’S BEST IN TRAVEL 2013, published today. This is Lonely Planet’s eighth eagerly-awaited annual collection of the best places to go and things to do around the world for the year ahead. Ranked… Read the full press release

Customer Rental Experience Enhanced with Industry-Leading QR Codes and Mobile-Optimized Site

Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental are adding unique Quick Response (QR) codes to nearly 1 million rental vehicles by the end of December.

“ONRAMP Concierge” Program Provides Vehicle Information, Great Deals and Local Resources to Car Rental Customers ST. LOUIS, 2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Car rental customers now have 24/7 access to a virtual travel guide that can steer them to everything from local attractions to vehicle information, thanks to ONRAMP Concierge – a new mobile-optimized website launched by… Read the full press release

Marriott Responds to Onity Lock Issue

2012-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — We are aware of the reports that some hotel guestroom locks manufactured by Onity could potentially be unlocked by inserting a hardware device that hacks into the computer software located inside the locks. Guest safety and security is a top priority at Marriott and we are working closely with Onity to address… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Appoints Leroy Browne As General Manager Of Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre

Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Leroy Browne as general manager of the 418-room Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Hilton Worldwide Brings Barbados Talent to the Island of Trinidad MCLEAN, Va. – 2012-10-23 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Leroy Browne as general manager of the 418-room Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre. Browne, a Barbados native, has been acting as interim general manager at Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre since August… Read the full press release

Win a Complimentary Stay at Four Seasons Hotel Boston on the Road the Romance Package

Win a Complimentary Stay at Four Seasons Hotel Boston on the Road the Romance Package

The most unforgettable way to #IgniteTheSpark Boston, U.S.A. – 2012-10-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Announcing the @FSBoston #IgniteTheSpark Haiku Contest,spanning from noon ET on October 24, 2012 through midnight ET on October 31, 2012. Followers of Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Twitter@FSBoston will be challenged to #IgniteTheSpark by tweeting a romantic haiku for the chance to win an overnight stay to remember… Read the full press release

Konstantin Goriainov Named General Manager Of Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya

Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya announced the appointment of Konstantin Goriainov as the general manager of the hotel. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

MOSCOW – 2012-10-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya announced the appointment of Konstantin Goriainov as the general manager of the hotel. In his new role, Konstantin will oversee all areas of the distinguished 273-room hotel, which is the first Hilton property in Russia. Most recently, Konstantin Goriainov held the position of general manager at two… Read the full press release

LUX* Resorts shines at World Travel Awards 2012 winning 2 awards

LUX* Maldives as “ indian ocean’s leading hotel” and lux* ile de la reunion as “reunion island’s leading hotel” 2012-10-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — LUX* Resorts is proud to announce that two of the group’s properties have been officially recognized at the World Travel Awards 2012 – Asia, Australasia & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony held in Singapore on Oct 18th…. Read the full press release