Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort Delivers Relaxing Family-Friendly Spa Vacation

Guests Can Explore Cabo Kids Oasis, Where Adults and Kids Can Spa Together LOS CABOS, Mexico 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Families looking for a pampering, relaxing spa holiday need to look no further than the, AAA Four Diamond award-winning Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort. With its perpetual sunshine, stunning beaches and azure waters, Los Cabos,… Read the full press release

Airtran Airways Launches Fare Sale to Destinations Nationwide

Airline Offers Sale Fares as Low as $59 One-Way DALLAS – 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), today announced a fare sale offering Customers air fares starting as low as $59 one-way to destinations nationwide (see Fare Rules below). These low fares are available today through Aug. 24, 2012,… Read the full press release

The Rejuvenation NuFACE Facial at the Spa at Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole

Quick and effective results make this treatment perfect for brides or those preparing for a special occasion. Jackson Hole, U.S.A. 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole is now offering Pilates, but this work out is not for the body – it’s for the face. With the combination of Epicuren concentrated peptide serum and NuFACE micro-current… Read the full press release

RCI® Adds More Than 70 Affiliated Properties to Exchange Network in First Half of 2012

Parsippany, N.J.  – 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, announced the addition of 76 affiliated properties to its global exchange network in the first six months of 2012, including more than 30 properties added in the second quarter. “We have had a strong first half of the year, adding many great new… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Launches Nationwide Fare Sale

Airline Reduces Travel Fares as Low as $59 One-Way DALLAS – 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ —Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is lowering fall fares! The airline announced today a fare sale offering Customers air fares starting as low as $59 one-way to select destinations nationwide (see fare rules below). These low fares are available for purchase only at… Read the full press release

Allium at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago Serves Up All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken This September

Executive Chef Kevin Hickey shares a Southern and Midwest inspired menu in celebration of National Chicken Month. Chicago, U.S.A. 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken returns this September toFour Seasons Hotel Chicago in the new Allium restaurant. Executive Chef Kevin Hickey brings back the popular lunch and dinner all-you-can-eat fried chicken menu to Allium on Thursdays in celebration of National Chicken… Read the full press release

Chicago O’Hare Welcomes 2012 Olympians Back to the U.S.

CHICAGO, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Patriotic spirit was flying high earlier today at O’Hare International Airport as the Chicago Department of Aviation and its airport partners welcomed about 45 members of Team U.S.A. arriving from London following the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. The Olympians were greeted with plenty of fanfare at Chicago O’Hare including a water cannon salute by the Chicago Fire Department as their… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Reports July 2012 Traffic

Miramar, Florida, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today reported its preliminary traffic results for July 2012 and year-to-date 2012. Traffic (revenue passenger miles) in July 2012 increased 16.7 percent versus July 2011 on a capacity (available seat miles) increase of 18.8 percent. Load factor for July 2012 was 88.4 percent, a decrease of 1.6… Read the full press release

First Wyndham Garden Opens in South Carolina

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with over 7,170 hotels, today announced the expansion of the upscale Wyndham® Hotels and Resorts brand in South Carolina with the addition of the first Wyndham Garden hotel in the state, the 117-room Inn at USC Wyndham Garden Columbia. Located on the University of South Carolina’s… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Launches New Service To Akron-Canton And Dayton

Southwest Expands Footprint in the Ohio Valley as the Airline Continues to Integrate with AirTran Airways, Offering Ohio Customers More Low Fares, Flights, and Destinations DALLAS – 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has officially landed in two brand new destinations with its new service to Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) and Dayton International Airport (DAY).  The… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for July 2012

2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for July 2012 that show a small decline in the number of passengers carried, while another sizeable year-on-year drop in cargo and mail tonnage was recorded. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried a total of 2,505,738 passengers in July – down… Read the full press release

Wyndham Championship “Tees Up” A Week Full of Gold, Prizes and Charitable Giving

GREENSBORO, N.C., 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — At the Wyndham Championship this week, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, is giving fans an amazing week of golf, vacation and prize giveaways, and the chance to support local charities. Held annually at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., the Wyndham Championship attracts over… Read the full press release

New Beachfront Hotel Now Open For An Exclusive Sneak Peek At A Discounted Rate!

New South Padre Island resort includes lodging, dining, and unlimited access to the summertime Schlitterbahn Beach outdoor waterpark SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas,  2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Schlitterbahn, respected world-wide for ground-breaking water-based entertainment destinations, is now welcoming guests to the new 221-room, year-round entertainment resort destination – Schlitterbahn Beach Resort, South Padre Island, Texas. Discounted room rates… Read the full press release

RCI and Casa de Guadalupe Boutique Hotel Sign Affiliation Agreement

New affiliation offers members access to historic property Mexico City, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange, recently welcomed Casa de Guadalupe Boutique Hotel to its portfolio of affiliated resorts. This hotel, built in an eighteenth century historic building, is located in the heart of the city of San Cristobal de las… Read the full press release

IHG and DIC’s Ishraq launch Holiday Inn Express Bahrain

Manama, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dubai International Capital’s (‘DIC’) majority-owned Ishraq Gulf Real Estate Holding Company and IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), today announced the opening of the Holiday Inn Express Bahrain. With over 2,100 hotels worldwide, Holiday Inn Express is one of the fastest growing hotel brands in the world. The 274-room hotel, which cost USD… Read the full press release

Statement from Michael A. Curto, Board Chairman and John E. Potter, President and CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — For several months, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has been working to address concerns raised by the Department of Transportation Inspector General and others regarding policies, practices and governance issues affecting public confidence. We are making significant progress in a number of areas: We revised the Authority’s bylaws in February to clarify… Read the full press release

ALAMO, ENTERPRISE AND NATIONAL LAUNCH FALL “CASH-IN CLUB” PROMOTION FOR U.S. TRAVEL AGENT PARTNERS

“25,000 Point Campaign” Encourages Club Members To Book Fall Reservations; Win Points Towards Visa® Prepaid Cards St. Louis, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental brands today announce the Fall promotion for the Cash-In Club agent rewards program for U.S. travel agent partners. With a nod to election year, the “25,000 Point Campaign,”… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Returns to Regular Operations

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — At 4:20 p.m. today, an Ilyushin 76 arriving from Prestwick, Scotland overran the Airport’s primary runway (Runway 11/29). St. John’s International Airport Authority activated its emergency plan and its well-trained and highly skilled emergency response team responded to the incident along with St. John’s Regional Fire Department, Eastern Health, and… Read the full press release

Get Through Security Faster!

Dulles and Reagan National Pioneer Improvements for Airport Travelers 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — New programs in place at Dulles International and Reagan National Airports help passengers move more efficiently through the airports’ security checkpoints. At Dulles, new technology provides live wait-time displays at security screening so passengers can make an informed selection. At Reagan National, an… Read the full press release

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR, NATIONAL CAR RENTAL NAMED OFFICIAL CAR RENTAL PARTNERS OF AMERICAN EXPRESS SAVINGS AT WORK PROGRAM

New partnership offers American Express Corporate Cardmembers valuable savings ST. LOUIS, Mo., 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Holdings, owner and operator of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental brands, announced today that it is the official rental car partner of the American Express Savings at Work program.Through this partnership, American Express Corporate Cardmembers can receive a five percent discount off… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority Responds to an Aircraft Overrun on its Primary Runway

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — At 4:20 p.m. today, an Ilyushin 76 arriving from Prestwick, Scotland overran the Airport’s primary runway (Runway 11/29). St. John’s International Airport Authority has activated its emergency plan and its well-trained and highly skilled emergency response team is responding to the incident along with St. John’s Regional Fire Department, Eastern… Read the full press release

Marriott Vacation Club Resorts in Orlando and Palm Desert Named First Audubon International Green Resorts

SELKIRK, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott’s Grande Vista in Orlando, Fla., and Marriott’s Shadow Ridge in Palm Desert, Calif., are the first resorts to be designated as Green Resorts by Audubon International, an international conservation and environmental education organization. The Green Resorts designation recognizes properties that have been eco-rated by Audubon International’s Green Lodging Program and… Read the full press release

Hotel Albany Showcases First In Series Of Upgrades And Improvements As It Continues Transition Towards Hilton Brand

Hotel To Invest $14 Million Into Downtown Albany Through Renovations ALBANY, N.Y., 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hotel Albany, an affiliate of Hilton Hotel & Resorts, today unveiled the property’s first completed renovations during an Open House to showcase new guest accommodations. The $14 million renovations, which began in June, are part of the downtown hotel’s transition to… Read the full press release

SIA Appoints World-Renowned Design Firms For Next Generation of Cabin Products

2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines has appointed two world-renowned design firms – BMW Group subsidiary DesignworksUSA, and UK and Singapore-based James Park Associates (JPA) – to help develop the next generation of in-flight cabin products that will be introduced from the second half of next year. The appointment of the international design consultants is in… Read the full press release

Dragonair Welcomes EIA Study Brief for Third Runway Option at Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair today welcomes the Director of Environmental Protection’s issuance of a Study Brief for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). Dragonair Chief Executive Officer Patrick Yeung said: “This is another important milestone for this key project. Right from the start of… Read the full press release

Hilton Surfers Paradise Releases Sub Penthouse Suite Complete With Dedicated Valet Service

SURFERS PARADISE, Queensland, Australia, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The landmark AUD $700 million Hilton Surfers Paradise complex on Queensland’s Gold Coast has continued to lead the way in terms of innovation and indulgence with the introduction of yet another first for hotels in the region. The property has unveiled its immaculate new AUD $4.5 million Sub Penthouse Suite,… Read the full press release

Newquay Cornwall Airport Survey Winner

2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Congratulations to Verity Teague who was randomly picked from all the Newquay Cornwall Airport Survey responses and has won a bottle of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Non Vintage Champagne. On hearing of her prize Verity responded “What a wonderful surprise, thank you! my family live in Cornwall so Newquay airport is… Read the full press release

Marriott International Opens First AC Hotel by Marriott in France

AC Hotel Ambassadeur Antibes-Juan Les Pins Adds to Marriott’s Expanding Presence on France’s Famed Cote d’Azur. 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) celebrates continued growth in the south of France with the opening of its first AC Hotel by Marriott in the country, the first new AC Hotel by Marriott to open since… Read the full press release

Roll up, roll up! Hilton Sydney’s Zeta Bar invites you to The Greatest Show on Earth

Experience Zeta’s Coney Island every Friday night! SYDNEY, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — For extravagant entertainment and a creative mix of classic cocktails with progressive and fun elements, visit Zeta Bar’s new Coney Island on Fridays www.zetabar.com.au. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, roll up, roll up to the Greatest Show on Earth! Hilton Sydney‘s multi award-winning Zeta… Read the full press release

Dresden Airport welcomes passenger no. 20,000,000 in new terminal

2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dresden International Airport has reached another milestone in its history. This morning it welcomed its 20 millionth passenger since the new terminal opened on 25 March 2001. The lucky passenger was Manuel Sandner from Stuttgart. The 26-year-old had been visiting his girlfriend in Dresden and was flying Germanwings on a business trip… Read the full press release