Changes to Dartmoor MoD Danger Area

2012-07-18 — / — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given support to a Ministry of Defence (MoD) plan to alter the way the Dartmoor military Danger Area is managed. Whilst freeing up a substantial amount of Class G airspace for use by general aviation, the new arrangements are not expected to generate any fundamental… Read the full press release

Advantage announced as CAA’s latest ATOL Accredited Body

2012-07-18 — / — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today announced that the Advantage Travel Group is the latest travel organiser to meet the necessary criteria to become an Accredited Body. Under reforms introduced by the Government in April 2012, members of Accredited Bodies can sell ATOL protected holidays without having their own ATOL…. Read the full press release

Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace Prepares for the Month of Ramadan

BEIRUT, Lebanon, 2012-07-18 — / — Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace today announced the offering of special menus and attractive offers in the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. Al Shindagah restaurant, at Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace, offers the most delectable Iftar meals, Lebanese delicacies, traditional sweets, Arabic coffee and more. In addition, lavish souhour meals will also… Read the full press release

SWISS earns top honours for its Business Class catering

2012-07-18 — / — Swiss International Air Lines has taken first place in the “Best Business Class Catering” category in this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards. The annual industry distinctions are based on a survey of several million air travellers by the UK-based Skytrax consultancy company. Over 18 million air travellers from more than 100 countries… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Elects New Chair

MESA, Ariz., 2012-07-18 — / — City of Mesa Mayor Scott Smith was elected as the chair of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority at the July 16 board meeting. Gila River Indian Community Lt. Governor Joseph Manuel will serve as vice-chair, Town of Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney will serve as secretary, City of Phoenix Vice Mayor… Read the full press release

British Airways Launch Campaign To Celebrate New Gatwick To Las Vegas Flights

2012-07-18 — / — British Airways are offering special deals on three night stays at the top hotels on the Las Vegas strip for holidays booked by July 25, 2012 to celebrate the launch of the new London Gatwick to Las Vegas flights which begin on October 29. British Airways are including a range of hotels… Read the full press release

Kuoni Launches New iPad App

2012-07-18 — / — Kuoni has announced the launch of a new iPad app which allows users to enjoy fast and easy access to Kuoni’s range of brochures, videos, travel article feed and website with Kuoni’s new app. The free app is available to download now from Apple’s App Store. The app is automatically kept up… Read the full press release

Hilton Glasgow Unveils First Look at Trio of Dining Destinations

GLASGOW, Scotland, 2012-07-18 — / — Following an extensive multi-million pound renovation and redesign, Hilton Glasgow has announced the introduction of three new food and beverage outlets to the hotel. Connich Bar, Morblas Restaurant and Ti Tea Lounge are three new concepts for the stylish city centre hotel, which will celebrate 20 years in the city later this year…. Read the full press release

Hilton London Wembley Officially Opens

LONDON, 2012-07-18 — / —  Hilton Hotels & Resorts today celebrates the official opening of its new landmark hotel, Hilton London Wembley, just 10 days before the start of one of the biggest sporting events in U.K. history. With plans to transform the area into one of the most thriving parts of the capital, for sport, entertainment and… Read the full press release

Travelport and Air Canada Unveil Enhanced Version of Travelport Agencia™

Travel Agency Desktop Tool Enables Canadian Agents to Book All Air Canada Fare Families and Optional Services – Travelport Remains Only GDS with Full Air Canada Content and Capability to Fully Support Air Canada’s Merchandizing Functionality — Toronto, 2012-07-18 — / — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, operating the Apollo, Galileo… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport: Games media update – Wednesday 18 July 2012

2012-07-18 — / — A busy day at the airport with 217,000 passengers expected in the terminals – 103,000 of which are arrivals. There is not expected to be any effect on operations today from the weather. A busy day at the airport with 217,000 passengers expected in the terminals – 103,000 of which are arrivals…. Read the full press release

IN JULY’S EDITION OF LATEST FROM LONELY PLANET: Spotlight on London • Free London eBook and app • Lonely Planet Manchester Airport store opens • Lonely Planet digital and print bundles

2012-07-18 — / — Spotlight on London As the world’s attention focuses on London, we’ve packed the London 2012 page of with information on how locals and visitors can make the most out of summer in the capital. Articles on the site include; the best places to eat near the Olympic park, advice for disabled visitors and… Read the full press release


WALLONIAN GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE OPERATIONS ARE UNAFFECTED 2012-07-18 — / — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (17 July) condemned the plans of Belgian Police unions who are planning to engage in work-to-rule union action from Wed 18 July, which could result in delays to passengers travelling between Brussels Charleroi Airport and Croatia, Cyprus, Morocco, Ireland… Read the full press release

Published This Month: Lonely Planet’s All-New Southeast Asia on a Shoestring

2012-07-18 — / — Lonely Planet’s all-new edition of its iconic best-seller, Southeast Asia on a Shoestring, hits bookstores this month. Evolving from the first-ever Lonely Planet guidebook (1973’s pioneering Across Asia on the Cheap), the Shoestring guides have been bibles for travellers planning big trips on small budgets for almost 40 years. The 16th edition of Southeast Asia on a Shoestring is 100% researched… Read the full press release highlights Oktoberfest – Don’t miss Munich this year!

2012-07-18 — / —, Asia’s leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced fantastic Munich hotel rates for Bavaria’s biggest festival – Oktoberfest! Launching on Saturday 22 September and wrapping up on 7 October, Oktoberfest is the world’s biggest fair, attracting more than six millions visitors a year… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Announces Nonstop Seasonal Service to Chicago O’Hare

Miramar, Florida 2012-07-18 — / — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced it is adding nonstop ultra low fare service between Phoenix-Mesa and Chicago. Daily nonstop seasonally service between Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport starts November 8, 2012 and runs through April 24, 2013. “We are committed to saving our customers money on… Read the full press release

Kuoni Shows Off The World In The New 2013 Worldwide Brochure

2012-07-18 — / — Kuoni has revealed its latest brochure, ‘Worldwide 2013’, featuring a selection of amazing holidays, unforgettable experiences, award-winning service and great value. Brimming with exclusive properties (mostly in the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Thailand), brand new places to stay, a wide range of multicentre holidays, tailor-made options and a brand new navigational aid,… Read the full press release to launch is a premium travel press release distribution and newswire service born out of an 8-year experience of distributing tens of thousands of quality travel related press releases1,2..,8, and having reviewed and dismissed hundred times as much. Having dealt with such a massive amount of travel related PR information helped us accumulate the practical experience, which led us… Read the full press release