Canada gets the sweet smell of success in France

Canada gets the sweet smell of success in France

New maple perfume launch coincides with strong Canadian showing at major Parisian tradeshow 2012-10-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) and its partners have been putting some extra va-va-voom into travel to Canada from France over the past few weeks. IFTM Top Resa at the Porte de Versailles in Paris was the headline act… Read the full press release

EASA promotes the future of Safety Oversight

2012-10-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — On 10 and 11 October 2012, EASA hosts its 4th annual safety conference, which this year focusses on Performance Based Oversight. More than 300 aviation specialists are gathered in Cologne, Germany to consider the future of oversight by regulatory authorities, when Safety Management Systems (SMS) will be fully implemented by organisations in… Read the full press release

QATAR AIRWAYS MAKES HEADLINES WITH AVIATION STORY OF THE YEAR

Global Media Spotlight On Leading Gulf Carrier As It Joins Oneworld Alliance 09 Oct 2012

Global Media Spotlight On Leading Gulf Carrier As It Joins Oneworld Alliance New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – 2012-10-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways yet again made international headlines this week with the industry story of the year in New York The global media spotlight was firmly on the Doha-based airline as it became… Read the full press release

Five For Frightening

Chicagoween’s Franken Plaza Extends to Five Days, October 26-30 2012-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — When Daley Plaza’s fountain turns a festive shade of orange, it can only mean the return of Franken Plaza, the city’s Halloween celebration presented by UL, which runs five days this year, Friday, October 26 through Tuesday, October 30. Returning once again will… Read the full press release

ENTER THE GIN-GRR-BREAD HABITAT CONTEST INSPIRED BY THE NEW AMERICAN TRAIL AT THE SMITHSONIAN’S NATIONAL ZOO

2012-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Friends of the National Zoo calls all baking enthusiasts to enter the annual Gin-GRR-Bread Habitat Contest at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. This year’s theme is, “A Winter’s Tail on the American Trail.” American Trail is the newest exhibit at the National Zoo and is home to four California sea lions, one gray… Read the full press release

Hilton Meetings; Det gode møde i nye rammer

Hilton Meetings; Det gode møde i nye rammer

Hilton Copenhagen Airport afslører mødefaciliteter i elegant, nyt design KØBENHAVN – 2012-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Hilton Copenhagen Airport slår dørene op for en ny epoke i hotellets historie, som Danmarks ultimative businesshotel. Som en del af Hiltons store satsning ‘Room for the New’ har Hilton Copenhagen Airport forvandlet deres mødefaciliteter ved at opgradere hotellets 15 Hilton Meetings… Read the full press release

Qatar Tourism Authority participates in Qatar Week: Ferjaan in Tokyo

Qatar, Doha, 2012-10-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — Celebrating Qatar’s 40 year relations with Japan, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) will be participating in Qatar Week: Ferjan Tokyo, the five day celebration taking place in Tokyo. Taking part in the excitement and festivities, Qatar will be strongly represented by a host of strategic partners in addition to the MIA,… Read the full press release

The 2012 Hya Exhibition opens its doors to Dazzle fashionistas from around the region

The 2012 Hya Exhibition opens its doors to Dazzle fashionistas from around the region

Qatar, Doha,  2012-10-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — The 2012 Hya Exhibition, the Middle East’s largest Abaya exhibition was inaugurated on Monday the 24th of September, at the Doha Exhibition Center. Recognized as one of Qatar’s most fashionable and not-to-be-missed events, the Hya Exhibition is organized by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and will showcase the region’s finest… Read the full press release

LAS VEGAS MIXES FRIGHT NIGHTS AND BRIGHT LIGHTS

GHOSTS, GOBLINS, GLITZ & GLAM, LAS VEGAS DISHES OUT THE GOOD STUFF DURING HOWL-O-WEEKEND LAS VEGAS – 2012-10-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — Las Vegas is the ultimate trick-or-treat destination for adults this Halloween. Visitors will be treated from the abnormal to the paranormal throughout October. The tricked-out, month-long Halloween celebration will culminate with the annual Howl-O-Weekend experience officially… Read the full press release

Oman Air Celebrates Official Launching of Muscat-Tehran-Muscat Route

Oman Air Celebrates Official Launching of Muscat-Tehran-Muscat Route

2012-10-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, officially launched its new destination Tehran, in the Islamic Republic of Iran, which commenced operation early last month. An official ceremony was held at Esteghlal Hotel in Tehran under the patronage of HE Dr. Salim bin Nasser al-Ismaili, Chairman of the Public Authority for… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet to Keynote and Chasing Ice Advance Screening at Airports Going Green Conference

Lonely Planet's Brice Gosnell

CHICAGO, 2012-10-8 — /travelprnews.com/ —  The 5th Annual Airports Going Green Conference will be held November 4-7, 2012 at the Westin River North Hotel, Chicago, Illinois. Register today at www.airportsgoinggreen.org and check back often for updates! Lonely Planet to Provide Keynote Address Lonely Planet’s Brice Gosnell, Vice President of Publishing, will provide the Keynote Address to Conference attendees on… Read the full press release

QATAR AIRWAYS CEO AKBAR AL BAKER DELIVERS INSPIRING LEADERSHIP SPEECH AT CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY

Students, faculty and guests of Carnegie Mellon University Qatar attend the Lecture Series event on the university campus where Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker delivered an address on the airline’s vision and its success story.

More Than 500 People Attend Lecture As Airline Chief Shares Story Behind Company’s Success Doha, QATAR – 2012-10-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker today delivered an inspiring speech on leadership and the airline’s success story during a lecture at Carnegie Mellon University in Doha. Al Baker’s address, attended by over… Read the full press release

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

North Platte Rail Fest named one of North America’s best events

American Bus Association names Rail Fest one of North America’s 100 Best Events for 2013 NORTH PLATTE, NEB, 2012-10-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — North Platte’s Rail Fest logged visitors from 33 states and 11 foreign countries, and has been rewarded by an honor touting the 2013 celebration. The American Bus Association (ABA) announced in September that the North… 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

Hartsfield-Jackson prepares to host the world’s largest air cargo conference

The 26th International Air Cargo Forum and Exposition arrives in Atlanta October 2 ATLANTA – 2012-10-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will host the 26th International Air Cargo Forum and Exposition of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) October 2-4 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The 50th anniversary forum and exposition is presented… Read the full press release

Iberia transporta 50 óleos de la Fundación Guayasamín España

Mural de Guayasamín en la T4 de Madrid-Barajas

Las obras de arte se exhibirán en el Castillo de Santa Catalina en Cádiz en el marco de las celebraciones del Bicentenario de la Constitución de Cádiz Madrid, 2012-10-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Iberia ha transportado obras de arte de la Fundación Guayasamín desde Quito, Ecuador, a Madrid en el marco de un convenio de patrocinio que la compañía aérea española… 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

Celebrate the Festive Season at Hilton Queenstown

Hilton Queenstown has released an exciting Christmas programme that promises guests a truly memorable festive season. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand – 2012-10-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Queenstown has released an exciting Christmas programme that promises guests a truly memorable festive season. Hold an unforgettable Christmas cocktail party or buffet dinner at Hilton Queenstown this December and receive one guest complimentary with every ten paying guests, eligible for events with a minimum of 35 people. Relax… 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

Sabre Employees Engage in 2012 Global ‘Give Together’ Fundraising Campaign

Teams in The Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific aim to raise more than US$1.2 million for charities around the world SOUTHLAKE, Texas – 2012-10-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sabre Holdings (http://sabre.com), a global travel technology company serving the travel and tourism industry, kicks off its annual Give Together fundraising campaign this week. Launched in 2000 and held in all… Read the full press release

Digital Native Shows the Way for GBTA Europe Delegates in Budapest

London, 2012-10-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — GBTA, the voice of the global business travel industry treated delegates at GBTA Europe’s Annual Conference in Budapest last week to an insight to Generation Y and its use of social media by the event’s 17-year-old Digital Native speaker, Max Keegan, in his talk – ‘The Importance of Impatience’. Prior to the… Read the full press release

Kids Stay Free This Eid at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence

Kids Stay Free This Eid at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence

Great value packages this festive season with the Hotel’s Stay Longer offer and a complimentary room for the kids when booking a Corner Suite Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt – The perfect family getaway along the shores of the eternal Nile beckons at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence, with the Kids Stay Free Package offering great value and… 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

Celebrate Mother’s Day on October 21 with a Super Special Sunday Brunch at Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires

Celebrate Mother's Day on October 21 with a Super Special Sunday Brunch at Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires

A unique place to enjoy Día de la Madre: a 1920s mansion in the city. Buenos Aires, Argentina – 2012-10-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires invites families to celebrate Día de la Madre – Mother’s Day – in its exclusive Mansion Álzaga Unzué on Sunday, October 21, 2012. For this very special day, there will be a welcome cocktail, abundant flowers… Read the full press release

Renaissance Hotels Kicks Off Election Season with Lavish “Pick Your Party” Package at The Mayflower Renaissance D.C. Hotel

Stacy Keibler Checks Out the Ultimate Democratic and Republican-Themed Suite As Election Season Heats Up

Stacy Keibler Checks Out the Ultimate Democratic and Republican-Themed Suite As Election Season Heats Up. 2012-10-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — Proclaimed by President Truman to be Washington, D.C.’s “Second Best Address” after the White House, the Mayflower Renaissance D.C. Hotel, one of Renaissance Hotel’s (www.renhotels.com) most notoriously historic properties, is celebrating both political parties this election season with its ultimate “Pick… Read the full press release

agoda.com releases early-bird deals for the 112th Canton Fair

agoda.com releases early-bird deals for the 112th Canton Fair

2012-10-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has announced early-bird hotel specials in Guangzhou, China in preparation for the China Import and Export Fair, the largest and oldest trade fair in the country and a major event for importers, exporters, and manufacturers worldwide. Also known… 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

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