Holidays in Houston 2012

Holidays in Houston 2012

2012-10-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The holidays season in the nation’s fourth-largest city brings stunning light displays, world-renowned performances and much more. Check out all that Houston has to offer in the coming months. Performing Arts A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas Nov. 18-Dec. 24 A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas… Read the full press release

INVESTMENT, INNOVATION, INSPIRATION – GROWING YOUR TOURISM BUSINESS IN ENGLAND

Attend VisitEngland’s Visitor Economy Forum and find out how to boost your bottom line in 2013 and beyond 2012-10-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the success of last year’s event, VisitEngland is hosting a second Visitor Economy Forum in London on 22 November 2012, in association with Natwest Bank plc. The one-day conference provides an opportunity for… Read the full press release

Thailand to Hold Majestic Royal Barge Procession on 9 November 2012

Thailand to Hold Majestic Royal Barge Procession on 9 November 2012

Bangkok, 2012-10-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Global travellers seeking to add another masterpiece event their list of lifetime experiences should pencil 9 November 2012 into their calendars and be in Bangkok to watch the majestic Royal Barge Procession along the Chao Phraya river, The River of Kings. One of the grandest spectacles in Thailand and indeed, the… Read the full press release

ADAC reveals Falcon Aviation Services as the Gold Sponsor for Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2012-10-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) revealed today the first official partner of the second annual General Aviation Exhibition in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Air Expo, to be Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) as the event’s Gold Sponsor. The event will take place during 5th-7th March 2013 at Al… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Invites Guests to Enjoy Brasil Portugal Agora 2012-2013

Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Invites Guests to Enjoy Brasil Portugal Agora 2012-2013

Join in the celebrations as the best of Brazil comes to Portugal Lisbon, Portugal – 2012-10-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon invites guests to celebrate the historic and cultural ties between two countries during Brasil Portugal Agora 2012-2013. A series of events in Portugal and Brazil began in September, and continues through June 2013. This eclectic… Read the full press release

agoda.com rolls out red carpet deals for the Rome Film Festival

2012-10-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has announced hotel deals in Italy’s ancient capital city of Rome in preparation for the annual Rome Film Festival. Although it hasn’t been around as long as some of its bigger cousins like Cannes or Sundance, the Rome… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo Presents the 26 th Annual Spooky Zoo Spectacular

Chicago – 2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Calling all mini monsters and grownup goblins! Things are starting to get a little spooky around Lincoln Park Zoo. Join the zoo’s Auxiliary Board on Saturday, October 20, for Spooky Zoo Spectacular, a FREE and fabulous fall event that serves up enough wholesome family fun to satisfy the spookiest cravings. Compare costumes with… Read the full press release

LAS VEGAS WELCOME SIGN AND STRIP MARQUEES TO TURN PURPLE FOR SPIRIT DAY ON OCTOBER 19

RESORT CORRIDOR AND FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE UNITE IN STAND AGAINST BULLYING LAS VEGAS – 2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Las Vegas Strip – including the ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign – will go purple for Spirit Day on Oct. 19, joining other iconic landmarks, celebrities, corporate and government entities and millions of Americans in a… Read the full press release

Branchage Presents a Gala Screening of This Year’s Most Extraordinary Documentary:

2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tickets are now on sale for a very special gala screening event to be held at the Hotel De France’s Great Hall on 8 November 2012. Kindly sponsored by Spearpoint and JTC Group, the event features a screening of SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN, as well as a Q&A with the producer, a live… Read the full press release

Travel Conference will recognize tourism achievements

Lt. Gov. Sheehy, two state senators to attend LINCOLN, NEB.- 2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Winners of the Nebraska Tourism Industry Awards will be announced during the Nebraska Travel Conference Oct. 24-25 at the Gering Civic Center in Gering. The awards recognize the year’s outstanding tourism campaign, outstanding tourism association, best events in small and large communities,… Read the full press release

SFO’s 13th Annual Runway FOD Walk

200 Volunteers Invited to Walk the Runways SAN FRANCISCO — 2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — San Francisco International Airport will host its 13th annual Runway FOD Walk on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PDT. Two hundred airport and airline employee volunteers are invited to participate in this year’s Runway FOD Walk.  The purpose of… Read the full press release

FAA Reauthorization and Sustainability Mandates to be presented by Christa Fornarotto, FAA Associate Administrator for Airports at 5th Annual Airports Going Green Conference

FAA Associate Administrator Christa Fornaratto who will discuss FAA's growing list of sustainability related initiatives at the 2012 Airports Going Green in Chicago.

CHICAGO, 2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is pleased to announce that this year’s Airports Going Green Conference will feature FAA Associate Administrator Christa Fornaratto who will discuss FAA’s growing list of sustainability related initiatives. Joining Ms. Fornarotto will be Ralph Thompson, FAA Manager, Airports Planning and Environmental Division. The FAA has embarked on a number… Read the full press release

Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 Unveiled

New Cultural Plan was Developed Over Months of Meetings with Stakeholders and Community Members Across Chicago; Community Input Led Directly to a New Initiative to Develop an Arts Education Plan for Chicago Public Schools Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 press@cityofchicago.org CHICAGO – 2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events… Read the full press release

Phuket’s Amazing Vegetarian Festival October 2012

2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Every year Phuket plays host to numerous festivals and celebrations – both national and international – but the Phuket Vegetarian Festival is arguably the most interesting, unusual, cultural, and delicious of them all. Held over a nine-day period in September or October, this festival celebrates the Chinese community’s belief that abstinence from… Read the full press release

The Sweetest Place On Earth Plans Ninth Annual Chocolate-Covered February

Hershey, PA welcomes chocolate devotees to celebrate all things decadent Hershey, Pa. -2012-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hershey, the sweetest place on earth, welcomes “Chocolate-Covered February,” a month-long, town-wide celebration of everything chocolate featuring unique events and activities for all ages and tastes. As has become a ‘sweet’ tradition, the Chocolate Dinner Extraordinaire at The Hotel Hershey will kick… Read the full press release

Travel Conference speaker to offer tips on relating to different cultures

Expand tourism by attracting diverse customers LINCOLN, NEB.,  2012-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — The demographics of today’s traveler are changing, and that can create new business opportunities for those who know how to connect with the diversifying market. At this year’s Nebraska Travel Conference, nationally recognized marketing expert Kelly McDonald will share her expertise in multicultural marketing… Read the full press release

READY, SET, PULL! FRIENDS OF ONTARIO AIRPORT AND LA/ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO HOST 4TH ANNUAL PLANE PULL FOR USO

Ontario, CA — 2012-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Back by popular demand, the Friends of Ontario Airport and LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) will host the 4th Annual “Pull for Our Heroes” plane pull competition on Nov. 3 benefiting the Ontario USO. The fundraiser will also benefit other non-profit organizations including Travelers Aid of the Inland Empire, Baldy… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels Istanbul at Sultanahmet and the Bosphorus are Inspirational Stops During Istanbul Design Biennial, October 13-December 12, 2012

Istanbul’s First Design Biennial takes over the city with a series of events this season

Istanbul’s First Design Biennial takes over the city with a series of events this season Istanbul at the Bosphorus, Turkey – 2012-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Istanbul Design Biennial, covering fields of urban design, architecture, industrial design, graphic design, fashion design and new media design as well as relevant creative products and projects, hosts more than 100 projects by… Read the full press release

Bungalow 8 Spa Capsule at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

Bungalow 8 Spa Capsule at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

An exclusive accessories collection at The Spa 2012-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Introducing an eclectic selection of hand-made and unusual jewelry, scarves and garments by prominent Mumbai concept store Bungalow 8 on level three of The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai. The Bungalow 8 design philosophy has always been about different ways of expressing one’s individuality in an increasingly homogenous world, and in… Read the full press release

CARTIER INTERNATIONAL CHINA POLO CHALLENGE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY 10TH OCTOBER 2012

2012-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ms Rebecca Zhang, PR and Publicity Director for Cartier China, was at Tang Polo Club Beijing yesterday to attend the launch event for the first Cartier International China Polo Challenge. Joining her at this elegant evening reception, held within the hotel at Tang Polo Club were the event’s host Mr Shilai Liu,… Read the full press release

Chef Alan Chan, Chinese Executive Chef from Jiang-Nan Chun at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, Brings Cantonese Flavour to Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake

Chef Alan Chan

Chef Chan’s signature dishes presented at Jin Sha October 17-28 2012-10-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — One of China’s eight major cuisines, Cantonese cuisine is known for its unique style and flavour. At the award-winning Jiang-Nan Chun restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, Chef Alan Chan and his team cook up authentic Cantonese dishes that make the restaurant a must-go. Born and… Read the full press release

Rock, Roll and Run Through Historic San Antonio During the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon

Rock, Roll and Run Through Historic San Antonio During the Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon

2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — It’s time to rock, roll and run through historic San Antonio for the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & ½ Marathon benefiting Susan G. Komen, Sunday, November 11, 2012. Ideal fall temperatures and a flat, scenic course make this event perfect for runners and walkers of all abilities. Live bands… Read the full press release

Croatia to Host 2013 Travel Convention

2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — ABTA today announces that Croatia is to host next year’s Travel Convention in the historic coastal town of Dubrovnik, from 21-23 October 2013. This will be the first time the Travel Convention has been held in Croatia. In the last 12 months Croatia has seen a substantial 22% rise in UK visitor… Read the full press release

Chicago Aritsts Month Offer Lunch With A Featured Artist

Contest Information Available in this Week’s Time Out Chicago 2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Chicago Artists Month offers aspiring artists an opportunity to have lunch with one of the 19 Featured Artists, highlighted by the citywide collaborative art event.  Each year, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) dedicates the month of October to shining… Read the full press release

Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Velvet Sessions with Soul Asylum Set for Thursday, October 25

WHAT:  2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando’s Velvet Sessions lobby concert series continues in October with Soul Asylum performing hits “Misery,” “Somebody To Shove,” “Black Gold,” “Cartoon,” “Without A Trace,” “I Will Still Be Laughing” and more. Halloween Velvet Sessions at Hard Rock Hotel ###

SOS Children’s Villages Illinois Honors Andolino at “Crafted” Event

CHICAGO, 2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — One week from today, on the evening of October 18, Rosemarie S. Andolino, Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner and Andrew Mooney, Chicago Department of Housing and Economic Development Commissioner, will each be honored with a Distinguished Leadership Award at the SOS Children’s Villages Illinois fundraising event called “Crafted”. Tickets for the event are still available. Click here or call SOS Children’s Villages Illinois… Read the full press release

FirstGroup Extends its Sponsorship of Ryder Cup Golfer, Paul lawrie

FirstGroup Extends its Sponsorship of Ryder Cup Golfer, Paul lawrie

2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following Paul Lawrie’s heroics at the Ryder Cup, one of his sponsors, Aberdeen based FirstGroup, has confirmed it will continue its sponsorship of the former Open Champion throughout 2013. FirstGroup has been one of Paul’s valued sponsors since 2007 and its logo features on Paul’s right sleeve.  First has also been a… Read the full press release

The Chicago Farmers Market Program Presents First Ever Daley Plaza Outdoor Red Meat Market, October 18

Event to Preview National Food Day in Chicago Chicago, IL – 2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — In honor of Food Day, the City of Chicago’s Farmers Market Program will add a local Red Meat Market to their Daley Plaza Farmers Market on October 18, beginning at 7 a.m.  The Daley Plaza Farmers Market will sell local fruits, vegetables and,… Read the full press release

SEMA and MAGIC Trade Shows Sign on to Stay at the Las Vegas Convention Center

SHOWS EXPECTED TO GENERATE $1.4 BILLION IN LOCAL ECONOMIC IMPACT OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL YEARS LAS VEGAS – 2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Las Vegas is the No. 1 trade show destination in North America, and two long-time trade shows who helped Las Vegas garner that title will continue to call it home, generating an estimated $1.4… Read the full press release

JW Marriott Resorts Portfolio Christens October as Culinary Month With First-Ever Online Cookbook & Dessert Specials

Ten Resorts in U.S. & Mexico Offer Easy to Make Regionally-Inspired Recipes & All Resorts Will Feature Specially-Priced “Throwback” Desserts.

Ten Resorts in U.S. & Mexico Offer Easy to Make Regionally-Inspired Recipes & All Resorts Will Feature Specially-Priced “Throwback” Desserts.  2012-10-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — October is known as Cook Book Month and National Dessert Month and to celebrate, the JW Marriott Resort Portfolio has launched its own Culinary Month across the collection of ten JW Marriott… Read the full press release