Philadelphia Zoo’s Tammy Schmidt to Participate in Polar Bears International’s Leadership Camp

Philadelphia Zoo’s Carnivore Curator Tammy Schmidt Travels to See Wild Polar Bears as Part of Polar Bears International’s Leadership Camp 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Philadelphia Zoo’s Curator of Carnivores Tammy Schmidt will travel to the tundra near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, in early October for a week-long Communicators Leadership Camp sponsored by Polar Bears International (PBI), the… Read the full press release

The 18th World Route Development Forum Opens today in Abu Dhabi

The 18th World Route Development Forum Opens today in Abu Dhabi

Over 2,800 senior professionals from airlines and airports around the world visit Abu Dhabi to establish strategic partnerships Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today the 18th World Route Development Forum, one of the largest international civil aviation industry events worldwide, opened in Abu Dhabi. Hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports Company, the 18th World… Read the full press release

CTC tradeshows build overseas business opportunities and relationships

Events in Mexico and Brazil capitalize on Canada’s growing strength in these two emerging markets. 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tradeshow season is in full swing. The Canadian Tourism Commission(CTC) and its partners have been on the road, leading two important B2B events in Mexico and Brazil. The doors have just closed on a successful Conozca Canada & GoMedia Mexico at the Sheraton… 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

International Aviation Leaders Land in Abu Dhabi for Global Summit

Over 2,800 senior professionals, including 90 CEOs from airlines and airports around the world to visit Abu Dhabi for World Routes 201 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2012-09-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The 30th of September will mark the official opening of the 18th World Route Development Forum, the largest annual international aviation event, at the Abu Dhabi… 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

SHAREPHIL FORUM HELD AT DUSIT THANI MANILA

SHAREPHIL FORUM HELD AT DUSIT THANI MANILA

2012-09-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Shareholders Association of the Philippines (SharePHIL) recently held their Joint Roundtable Forum at the Grand Ballroom of the award-winning Dusit Thani Manila. The event was to serve as “investment 101” to anyone and everyone who may have very basic enquiries regarding investing in private or public companies. It was established with the… Read the full press release

Hilton Waikoloa Village Prepares For Na Lima Hana Craft & Collectibles Fair

Hilton Waikoloa Village will host its highly anticipated 18th annual craft and collectible fair on November 24 and 25, giving locals of Hawaii Island another reason to look forward to the Thanksgiving holiday. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Local Crafters Encouraged to Reserve Vendor Space Immediately WAIKOLOA, Hawaii, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Waikoloa Village will host its highly anticipated 18th annual craft and collectible fair on November 24 and 25, giving locals of Hawaii Island another reason to look forward to the Thanksgiving holiday. The Na Lima Hana Holiday Craft Fair is scheduled from 9… 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

AH&LA FALL CONFERENCE OFFERS WOMEN & UNDER 30 FOCUSED PROGRAMS, SPECIALIZED COMMITTEE MEETINGS, NETWORKING EVENTS

Washington, D.C., 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) 2012 Fall Conference, will be November 9-13, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City held with the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® (IHMRS). The Fall Conference begins Friday with the Welcome Reception at the Waldorf Astoria.  IHMRS, which… Read the full press release

Whole Foods Market Develops a “Crush” on October Virginia Wine Month

Virginia Wine Month logo

New partnership will feature in-store wine tastings, expanded Virginia wine selection and chance to win a trip on the Virginia Crush Bus RICHMOND, Va., 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Virginia is a Commonwealth of wine, with more than 200 wineries statewide.  Wine is so big that the entire month of October is dedicated as Virginia Wine Month.  This… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport bosses head for Abu Dhabi World Route Development event

2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Senior Management from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) along with colleagues from owners The Vantage Airport Group are heading to Abu Dhabi this week to meet with airlines from across the globe at the 18th World Route Development Forum. The conference, taking place from 29th September to 2nd October, is an annual… Read the full press release

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri Introduces Kachchi Handi Food Festival At Zune The Indian Specialty Restaurant

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri announces a Kachchi Handi Food Festival at Zune, the Indian specialty restaurant. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

NEW DELHI, 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri announces a Kachchi Handi Food Festival at Zune, the Indian specialty restaurant. From September 28 until October 12, 2012, guests at the five star deluxe hotel, located adjacent to Janakpuri West Metro station, will be able to savour an exotic array of delicacies cooked in an unglazed… 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

Hilton Pattaya Welcomes Leading Indian Wedding Planners From New Delhi

The award-winning, upscale Hilton Pattaya recently warmly welcomed Indian wedding planners organized by Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi at Seaboard Ballroom on level 17 to showcase Hilton Pattaya’s wedding facilities as Thailand has become a popular destination for Indians. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Well-designed Hotel Helps Boost Indian Weddings in Pattaya, Thailand’s Famous Beach Resort, Positioning as an Ideal Destination for Any Special Occasion PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — The award-winning, upscale Hilton Pattaya recently warmly welcomed Indian wedding planners organized by Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi at Seaboard Ballroom on level 17 to showcase Hilton Pattaya’s wedding facilities… Read the full press release

International Housekeeping Week 2012 At Hilton Pattaya

Hilton Pattaya recently organized the 'International Housekeeping Week 2012 Program' to celebrate the housekeeping team's effort in making guests' stay smooth and perfect, at Seaboard Ballroom, Hilton Pattaya. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya recently organized the ‘International Housekeeping Week 2012 Program’ to celebrate the housekeeping team’s effort in making guests’ stay smooth and perfect, at Seaboard Ballroom, Hilton Pattaya. The International Housekeeping Week at Hilton also paid tribute to the hotel’s outstanding housekeeping team for their commitment to excellence, great support and hard… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Austin Presents: A Very Austin Christmas

UT Tower Gingerbread Village

“Eclectic Austin” Gingerbread Village, custom ornaments add to the holiday magic. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — This December, Four Seasons Hotel Austin is keeping things weird – Austin-style – with new holiday décor throughout the downtown luxury Hotel that shows off the city’s eclectic side. Front and centre in the Lobby, the annual Gingerbread Village will this year showcase… 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

AIR FRANCE AND SERVAIR CELEBRATE FINE DINING ON BOARD A FLIGHT TO DAKAR

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — To mark the 2nd edition of the Gastronomic Festival on 22 September, Air France and Servair will offer gourmet treats and an original Q&A session with chefs for passengers of flight AF 718 between Paris and Dakar. With the cooperation of three Servair chefs present on board, Air France and its airline… Read the full press release

Global and Local Partners Line Up to Sponsor 2012 World Routes Development Forum

Key partners, business sponsors, suppliers and media partners support world’s largest event for airlines and airports United Arab Emirates, 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) presented the key sponsors of the 18th World Route Development Forum to be held in Abu Dhabi from September 29th to October 2nd at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition… Read the full press release

PABU at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore Celebrates International Sake Week

Sake Sommelier Tiffany Soto

Sake Day is October 1; events continue all week. Baltimore, U.S.A., 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — October 1, 2012 is International Sake Day, and the team at PABU is celebrating with a full week of sake events at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore. Every evening will be devoted to a different sake varietal, and in-house Sake Sommeliers will host complimentary tastings to educate,… Read the full press release

Revised program of 24th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest

2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The 24th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest is held on the Macau Tower shorefront during September 8th and October 1st.  The fireworks display by “Marutamaya Ogatsu Fireworks Co., Ltd. from Japan”, originally scheduled to perform on September 29 (Saturday) at 21:00 is cancelled. At this time slot, a Macau company, ” Kat… Read the full press release

Hardman Triumphs at World’s Most Luxurious Surfing Event Hosted by Four Seasons Explorer as National Surf Champion Areef Wins the Domestic Event

Hardman Triumphs at World's Most Luxurious Surfing Event Hosted by Four Seasons Explorer as National Surf Champion Areef Wins the Domestic Event

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives take competition surfing five-star Maldives Explorer (Island Cruise), Republic of Maldives – 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Australian surfing legend and two-time world champion Damien “Dooma” Hardman (Narrabeen, NSW, Australia) has won the second annual Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy – organized in conjunction with luxury surf pioneers Tropicsurf – after a sensational week of surfing… Read the full press release

Countdown to World Tourism Day 2012

Madrid, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — With less than one week to go to World Tourism Day (WTD) on September 27, preparations for the official celebrations in host country Spain are well underway. In the presence of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Asturias, Maspalomas, one of Spain’s famed seaside towns on the island of Gran… Read the full press release

Dancers Celebrate Unity Month at O’Hare and Midway

Dancers Celebrate Unity Month at O'Hare and Midway

CHICAGO, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — From 2 to 5 p.m. this afternoon , travelers can experience a variety of multicultural music and live dancers in the terminals at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The Unity Month entertainment celebrates the diverse people, music and arts that make Chicago a unique and culturally rich city. The entertainment lineup includes energetic tap dancing by… Read the full press release

Hard Rock Hotels Around The World Think Pink For Pinktober

2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Rock out for the cause this fall by celebrating PINKTOBER® at Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos during the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month, from October 1-31, 2012. GET INTO BED FOR A CAUSE 2012 Along with special PINKTOBER® events, concerts and personal experiences, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos will invite guests to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay Unveils the Art of Blind Tasting Culinary Journey

Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay Unveils the Art of Blind Tasting Culinary Journey

Chef Joseph Yaple presents sustainable tasting with a twist. Hawaii, Lana’i at Manele Bay, U.S.A. 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hulopoe Court, the signature restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay, unveils an innovative concept developed by Chef Joseph Yaple, appropriately titled The Art of Blind Tasting. The concept puts a new spin on the traditional tasting… Read the full press release