Event Advisory: Parade of Planes

2012-10-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Event Advisory: Parade of Planes. What: More than 80 airplanes will taxi down the streets of Palm Springs for a “Parade of Planes” starting from the Palm Springs International Airport to the Palm Springs Convention Center. The aircraft will be on display outside and inside the venue for the 2012 Aircraft Owners… Read the full press release

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Celebrates 21 Years

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Celebrates 21 Years

2012-10-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — The 21st annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is on for October 12-21. The event, which showcases more than 100 documentaries from around the world, is one of the longest running documentary film festivals in the U.S. The future of the celebrated cultural event has sometimes been up in the air because… Read the full press release

Street Closure Notice: Parade of Planes

2012-10-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — What: More than 80 airplanes will taxi down the streets of Palm Springs for a “Parade of Planes” starting from the Palm Springs International Airport to the Palm Springs Convention Center. The aircraft will be on display outside and inside the venue for the 2012 Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)… Read the full press release

III Torneo de golf solidario APMIB 2012

El torneo se celebrará el 25 de octubre en el Casino Club de Golf Retamares. Las inscripciones están abiertas hasta el jueves 18 de octubre y se realizan online en la propia página de la Asociación de Padres de Minusválidos de Iberia www.apmib.com. La APMIB es la 2ª asociación asistencial de España, en la que son… Read the full press release

Romance at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel, This Fall with New Ignite the Spark Package and Exclusive Couple’s Experiences

A private midnight swim in the indoor pool

With breathtaking views and steps from world class shopping and dining, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago is the perfect backdrop for a romantic retreat. Chicago (The Ritz-Carlton), U.S.A. – 2012-10-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Rekindle, reconnect and romance this fall at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel, with the Ignite the Spark package and special couple’s experiences designed to rev up the romance…. Read the full press release

Ignite the Spark at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago with New Couples Package and “Honey, Let’s Do This” List to Rekindle and Reconnect

Four Seasons is a perfect romantic destination

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago offers a new package and exclusive experiences for couples. Chicago, U.S.A. – 2012-10-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — This season fall in love at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago with the Ignite the Spark package and a “Honey, Let’s Do This” list, designed for a memorable trip together. Four Seasons Hotel Chicago invites couples to spend quality time together in the heart… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels Puts an Unforgettable Halloween Celebration in the Bag with the “No Tricks Just Treats” Limited-Time Promotion

2012-10-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — This Halloween, select JW Marriott, Renaissance and Marriott Hotels & Resorts throughout GA, FL, IA, IL, KS, LA, MO and MN are inviting families to celebrate the holiday in an entirely new, exciting and safe way with the No Tricks, Just Treats Halloween Package. Fun and family-friendly, the hotel will host Halloween-themed lobby… Read the full press release

Le Meurice holds a candle to Christmas and presents its anniversary Yule log

Le Meurice holds a candle to Christmas and presents its anniversary Yule log

For the holiday season, the pâtissiers at Hotel Le Meurice, under Yannick Alléno, have again let their imagination run riot with a Yule log that celebrates an important anniversary for Le Meurice. 2012-10-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — This year, the original Parisian palace hotel is lighting 3×5 candles to mark the 5th anniversary of the gastronomic restaurant’s… Read the full press release

24th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest Ends in Splendor Fireworks Team from China Won the First Prize

2012-10-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — The 24th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest has come to a perfect finale. The Panda Fireworks Group from China proudly won the first prize, followed by the teams from France, Lacroix-Ruggieri and Australia, Infinity Pyrotechnic in the second and third place respectively. The prize-giving ceremony took place at Macau Tower, director of… Read the full press release

Lemar to Headline At Hilton Manchester Deansgate’s Star Studded Ball

Hilton Manchester Deansgate is set to host its most lavish Star Ball to date as a host of celebrities, including many soap and football stars, confirm their attendance at the event on Saturday 13th October. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – 2012-10-2 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Hilton Manchester Deansgate is set to host its most lavish Star Ball to date as a host of celebrities, including many soap and football stars, confirm their attendance at the event on Saturday 13th October. The glitzy fundraising ball is set to be packed full of quality entertainment, with Lemar taking… Read the full press release

PURPLE FLAG WEEK SHINES A LIGHT ON ENGLAND AFTER DARK

2012-10-2 — /travelprnews.com/ — Night owls rejoice: next week sees the launch of Purple Flag Week. Running 24 – 30 September, the week celebrates the benefits of the evening and night time economy, offering the opportunity to showcase the quality, diversity and vibrancy of England’s evening and night-time treats.  As the evenings draw in and hours of… Read the full press release

Creepy Hollow, Eerie Shores Among Spooky Stops at Boo at the Zoo

Powell, OH – 2012-10-2 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium invites ghouls and boys of all ages to cackle and quiver during Boo at the Zoo, a merry-not-scary Halloween celebration presented by Diet Pepsi, Oct. 19-21 and Oct. 26-28. This year’s event features special guests, the Avengers, who will star in live shows… Read the full press release

12th Season Of Free Ice Skating In Chicago’s Millennium Park

The Mccormick Tribune Ice Rink OPENS ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 Michigan Avenue Ice Skating Rink Offers Free Admission 2012-10-2 — /travelprnews.com/ — The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park will open on Friday, November 16, 2012 and will remain open through mid-March 2013, weather permitting.  For the last 11 years, the rink has drawn more… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts 125th Anniversary Around the World

Raffles Hotels & Resorts 125th Anniversary Around the World

2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Evening in Singapore. The scent of frangipani and the soft hum of conversation drift across the Palm Court at Raffles Hotel. Is it 1887 or 2012? The doormen, looking crisp in their distinctive Gieves & Hawkes uniforms, welcome arriving travellers. Somewhere deep in the hotel a butler swoops in from a teak… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo’s 2012-13 fall and winter programs

Indoor exhibits and covered areas, kid-friendly programs inside Zoomazium, keeper talks, and a variety of animals adapted to the cold, such as the arctic fox shown in photo, are among Woodland Park Zoo’s fall and winter offerings beginning Oct. 1. Photo credit: Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo

Fall and winter hours and admission fees 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hours October 1 -April 30: 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. daily. Admission October 1-April 30: Adult (13-64) $11.75; Child (3-12) $8.50; Toddler (0-2) free. Active, retired, and veteran U.S. military and their families, seniors and people with physical disabilities receive an admission discount. Zoo members receive free… Read the full press release

Ottertoberfest presented by MOST – Missouri’s 529 College Savings Plan

Saturday and Sunday September 29-30, October 6-7, 13-14, 2012 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is FREE 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — In honor of the fun-loving North American river otters, the Zoo will host Ottertoberfest, a fall event featuring traditional German biergartens, live music, kids’ activities and more. At the biergartens, visitors can purchase beer, bratwurst and… Read the full press release

Cuter Every Week: San Diego Zoo Panda Cub Has Fifth Exam

Photo taken on Sept. 20, 2012, by Tammy Spratt, San Diego Zoo Global

Cuter Every Week: San Diego Zoo Panda Cub Has Fifth Exam San Diego Zoo Global Accepting Name Submissions until Sept. 24 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — The panda cub at the San Diego Zoo was very calm today during his fifth veterinary exam. The male panda, born on July 29, 2012, weighed 4.9 pounds (2.26 kilograms), nearly… Read the full press release

NIGHT TIME TOURISM WORTH £66BN TO THE UK ECONOMY

VisitEngland and Association of Town Centre Management Partner to Promote the Opportunity for Destinations After Dark 21 September 2012, 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — In the run-up to Purple Flag Week (24-30 September), the national tourist Board, VisitEngland, together with the Association of Town Centre Management (ATCM) have issued guidelines in a publication called ‘The Evening &… Read the full press release

Thailand to Host Miss Tourism World 2012 Final in December

Thailand to Host Miss Tourism World 2012 Final in December

Bangkok, 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — As one of the world’s leading tourist destinations, Thailand is hosting the Miss Tourism World pageant for the first time, both in the Kingdom and in Asia.  Miss Tourism World 2012 finalists from 60 countries will visit some of Thailand’s top tourist destinations between December 2 and 14, including the provinces… Read the full press release

160 Chinese Couples to Tie the Knot in Cha-am, Thai Style

160 Chinese Couples to Tie the Knot in Cha-am, Thai Style

Cha-am, Phetchaburi, 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — A total of 160 couples from China are to tie the knot in the first such joint mass ceremony to be held in the Thai beach resort of Cha-am on Oct 10. The couples are the first batch of 999 couples who have signed up for five-day, four-night packages to… Read the full press release

CREATE YOUR OWN ‘JACK O’ LANTERN’ AT DUSIT THANI MANILA

CREATE YOUR OWN ‘JACK O’ LANTERN’ AT DUSIT THANI MANILA

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Every October, we see carved pumpkins peer out from porches and doorsteps with gourd-like orange fruits inscribed with ghoulish faces and illuminated by candles – a sign that it’s Halloween! People have been making jack-o’-lanterns at Halloween for centuries. The practice originated from an Irish myth about a man nicknamed “Stingy Jack.” According to… Read the full press release

Museo Pambata and Sipat Lawin Join Dusit Thani Manila’s Sunday Family Crossover Brunch this October

Sipat Lawin Ensemble (SLE)

“Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each”. — Plato Makati, Philippines, 2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sundays just get better at Dusit Thani Manila this… Read the full press release

Hershey Gardens Opens “Bonsai: Living Art” Seasonal Exhibit

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:Hershey Gardens Opens “Bonsai: Living Art” Seasonal Exhibit WHEN:Friday, October 12 through Sunday, November 11 WHERE: Hershey Gardens 170 Hotel Road Hershey, PA 17033 www.HersheyGardens.org 717-534-3492 WHO: Guests of all ages DETAILS: The annual bonsai exhibit, provided by the Susquehanna Bonsai Association and Central Pennsylvania Bonsai Clubs, opens at Hershey… Read the full press release

King Biscuit Blues Festival in Historic Helena Marks 27th Year This October

Bobby Rush

2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — “Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.” Alberta Hunter Listen closely and you can hear it… the soulful sounds of a guitar and the brusque voice… Read the full press release

2012 Greater Palm Springs Pride Festivities

Palm Springs, CA, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Considered to be one of the most scenic pride parades, the Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival celebrates its 26th Anniversary, November 1 – November 4, 2012, with multiple block parties, a two-day festival and parade in Palm Springs, California. The 2012 theme, “Long May It Wave!” is a salute to… Read the full press release

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group Kick Off Annual School Fundraiser

SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ —– The 2012Drive for Schools fundraiser kicks off this week with more than seventy schools in Santa Cruz County selling tickets for a chance to win a new car or $25,000 in cash, plus one hundred other prizes. Drive for Schools, sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the Capitola… Read the full press release

Marriott Deals of the Week

2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wild Weekend at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago Lions and tigers and bears… oh my! Have a great family weekend getaway to the Brookfield Zoo while staying at the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge.  Guests will receive: • Deluxe accommodations • Admission for four to the zoo • Parking (one vehicle)… Read the full press release

Celebrate The End Of The Year At Hilton Pattaya

Hilton Pattaya today announced a year-end celebration package for its customers with fabulous party offers immediately available until January 2013. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Embrace the Year-end Spirit and Celebrate in Style at the Award-winning Hilton Pattaya PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya today announced a year-end celebration package for its customers with fabulous party offers immediately available until January 2013. Featuring stunning views across the bay, the centrally situated Hilton Pattaya offers a range of venues suited for functions… Read the full press release

VERMONT STATE CALENDAR OF EVENTS: OCTOBER FOLIAGE CELEBRATIONS ABOUND

MONTPELIER, Vt., 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The month of October marks peak foliage and harvest festivals honor this dynamic change of seasons statewide. Here’s a sampler of the 250 events on VermontVacation.com this month: SculptFest 2012 Now – October 21 West Rutland The 25th anniversary exhibition features sculptural installations by regional and national artists on the theme “Keep… Read the full press release

Haunted Fun is Para-Normal for Halloween Trips to Virginia

Haunted Fun is Para-Normal for Halloween Trips to Virginia

RICHMOND, Va., 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Virginia is one of the most beautiful, serene and scenic destinations on the East Coast, with legendary southern hospitality. Some of Virginia’s finest homes, hotels and inns and historic sites are so hospitable, in fact, that some guests decide to stay forever, as in well into the afterlife. With more… Read the full press release