Spirit Airlines Giving Away 60 Million Frequent Flyer Miles Next Week in Houston

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ —  3,000 Area Residents to Receive Enough Miles for Award Ticket* (with taxes and fees from only $5 per award) WHO/WHAT: Spirit Airlines is celebrating its arrival in Houston in a big way and giving away 60 million frequent flyer bonus miles next week. 3,000 residents (18 years and older) will receive… Read the full press release

THAT’S HOW MANY POUNDS OF SNAKE?

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Largest snake at Zoo Atlanta will be weighed and measured on September 18 WHO: Just how big is she? Take a guess during a public demonstration of the annual weighing and measurement of the World of Reptiles’ largest resident, a female reticulated python, on Tuesday, September 18. WHAT: The reticulated python is… Read the full press release

Seymour Hotels Appointment

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Seymour Hotels of Jersey is delighted to announce that Stephanie Seymour has recently joined their Marketing Department. Stephanie is the 5th generation of the Seymour family to join the Group, which was started in 1920 by her great grandfather, George Frederick Seymour and her great, great grandfather, George Andrew Seymour. Stephanie graduated… Read the full press release

FIRST EVER ROCK-N-ROAR 80S NIGHT TO BE HOSTED AT THE SMITHSONIAN’S NATIONAL ZOO

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Put on your dancing shoes, tease your hair, break out your acid wash jeans, pull on your legwarmers and get ready to rock! Friends of the National Zoo is hosting its first ever 80s dance party-themed Rock-N-Roar Sept. 27, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Musical guest… Read the full press release

Panda Cub’s Eyes Begin to Open During Fourth Exam at San Diego Zoo

Photo taken on Sept. 12, 2012, by Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo.

San Diego Zoo Global Will Take Name Submissions Starting Sept. 17 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The panda cub at the San Diego Zoo is starting to take a peek at the great, big world around him. During an exam on Wednesday morning, animal care staff could see the cub’s eyes beginning to open. This is right… Read the full press release

Simon Casson of Four Seasons Hotel Doha Recognized Among the Middle East’s Most Powerful Hoteliers in “Hotelier Middle East Power 50” 2012

Simon Casson of Four Seasons Hotel Doha Recognized Among the Middle East's Most Powerful Hoteliers in "Hotelier Middle East Power 50" 2012

Annual list reveals the most significant in the industry. 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Simon Casson, regional vice president and general manager of Four SeasonsHotel Doha, has been recognized for the second consecutive time among the Middle East’s most powerful hoteliers and most influential industry professionals in the fourth edition of the Hotelier Middle East Power 50. Named among this year’s… Read the full press release

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR JAZZOO

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR JAZZOO WHAT: Tickets are now on sale for the fifth annual Jazzoo, set for Saturday, October 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Atlanta’s wildest creative cocktail party returns with food from 30 of Atlanta’s best restaurants; 20 full-service open bars throughout the Zoo; and live… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines запустила новое приложение для iPhone

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — S7 Airlines объявляет о запуске обновленного приложения для iPhone. Новое приложение стало удобнее для пользователей, процесс покупки занимает меньше времени. Пассажир может приобрести авиабилет на любой рейс S7 Airlines, оплатив его кредитной картой, или забронировать, чтобы оплатить позже при помощи электронных денег, банковского перевода или наличных денег в офисах продаж S7 Airlines, салонах… Read the full press release

A Perfect Day in the Downton Era

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Since its screen debut in autumn 2010, Downton Abbey has captivated the hearts and minds of the world with its picture perfect sets and costumes and upstairs-downstairs shenanigans. The series racked up an impressive 16 nominations at this year’s Emmy Awards, and it has even been affecting our holiday habits. 2011 saw… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund Aim to Raise USD One Million at Fourth Annual Run of Hope Seattle

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund Aim to Raise USD One Million at Fourth Annual Run of Hope Seattle.

5K Run/3K Walk to be held on September 30 at Seward Park benefits groundbreaking research for children with brain tumours and brain cancer. Seattle, U.S.A. 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Run of Hope Seattle, an annual 5K run and 3K walk to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund (PBTRF), will hold its fourth annual Run of Hope on Sunday, September… Read the full press release

Chicago Cultural Center Hosts Crain’s Small Business Week Event, October 1

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Randolph) hosts the aptly named “Adventures in Running a Creative Business”, one of the first business development activities of Crain’s Small Business Week.  The seminar featuring Tom Duff, President of Optimus, Inc., Joe Shanahan, owner of Smartbar, Metro and Double Door, and restaurateur Donald J. Madia… Read the full press release

FirstGroup response to Secretary of State comments

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — A FirstGroup spokesman said: “We are pleased that the Secretary of State for Transport has confirmed that the Government intends to proceed with the award of the InterCity West Coast franchise to FirstGroup. Our focus is to ensure a smooth transition with continuity for staff and passengers alike. With that in mind,… Read the full press release

Sloth bears make their final appearance before new exhibit construction begins. Last chance to visit the sloth bears until 2014

Sloth bears Randy and Tasha will make their final appearance at Woodland Park Zoo before new exhibit construction begins. Rendering credit: Dennis Dow/Woodland Park Zoo

SEATTLE, 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — September 15-16 marks the final weekend to view the sloth bears at Woodland Park Zoo before construction begins for the new Asian tropical forest exhibit. Randy, the 16-year-old male sloth bear, came to the zoo in June of 1996. Tasha, a 7-year-old female, has lived at Woodland Park Zoo for just under… Read the full press release

The Leading Hotels of the World Presents Picture Perfect Pools

Guests Take the Plunge in Spectacular Surroundings NEW YORK, NY 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Make a splash in the best pools around the world with Leading Hotels. From Thailand to Turkey, LHW offers pools with panache. The heart of bustling Bangkok may seem an odd place for a truly spectacular swimming pool, but that is just… Read the full press release

Atlantic Hotel welcomes Mark Yates to join award-winning team

Atlantic Hotel welcomes Mark Yates to join award-winning team

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Atlantic Hotel is proud to announce the appointment of Mark Yates as its new Hotel Manager. With an outstanding track record of delivering exceptional service standards, Mark is now responsible for the smooth running of one of the finest privately owned hotels in the UK and heads up a 60 strong… Read the full press release

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR TV AD CAMPAIGN BRINGS CUSTOMER SERVICE HOME (UK)

LONDON – 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Rent-A-Car has launched a new television brand campaign to extend awareness of the company and its customer service culture. The advertising started on August 13th and a second TV commercial is planned to air later in the year. The ad features fictional US Enterprise employee Brad and his UK… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui Presents an Unforgettable December Event – The Red Violin and Opus One Winery Come Together as Part of “Unforgettable Events” Series and the First Wailea Wine and Food Festival

Four Seasons Resort Maui Presents an Unforgettable December Event - The Red Violin and Opus One Winery Come Together as Part of “Unforgettable Events” Series and the First Wailea Wine and Food Festival

A private performance, uncompromising wines, international dinner and ocean-view room at Maui’s only Forbes Five Star resort. 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is offering an exceptional package for its December 7, 2012 Red Violin Opus One Event, a one-of-a-kind private classical music concert performed by Elizabeth Pitcairn, American violin virtuoso and owner of the legendary 1720 Red… Read the full press release

Winnipeg’s First Courtyard by Marriott Lands on Airport Campus

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. is pleased to announce Manitoba’s first Courtyard by Marriott is landing on the airport campus. This first Courtyard property in Winnipeg will be owned and built by Brock Hotels and Belmont Equity Partners Inc. The six-story Courtyard will be located on the eastern side of the airport and… Read the full press release

Spa Sirene wins ‘Best Channel Islands Hotel’

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spa Sirène at The Royal Yacht Hotel are thrilled to announce that they have been chosen as the winner of the Readers Regional Award for Best Spa in the Channel Islands by the Good Spa Guide. The Good Spa Guide compiles the list of nominees yearly based on their evaluation and subsequent… Read the full press release

Marriott International to Open 14th Hotel in Paris with Signing of AC Hotel by Marriott

AC Hotel Paris Porte Maillot Opens in 2014. 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) today announced the signing of its first AC Hotel by Marriott in Paris, the 166-room AC Hotel Paris Porte Maillot.  The hotel will be operated under a franchise agreement with SHEPI SNC. The AC Hotel Paris Porte Maillot will represent… Read the full press release

Los Angeles Mayor and NTSB Chairman inspect new test equipment for life-saving rail safety technology

Metrolink will be first commuter agency in the nation operating with state-of-the-art Positive Train Control technology LOS ANGELES, 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ —Yesterday, Metrolink unveiled its fully equipped Positive Train Control (PTC) test train at an event hosted by Metrolink Board Chair Richard Katz and the Metrolink Board. Participants included Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Chair of… Read the full press release

AOPA inks strategic partnership with Enterprise Holdings

2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — AOPA has entered into a strategic partnership with St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings, the most comprehensive service provider and only investment-grade company in the U.S. car rental industry. Enterprise Holdings operates the flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand, as well as National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands. As a strategic partner in… Read the full press release

Hilton Palacio del Rio Announces Art, Love & Romance Package

Hilton Palacio del Rio today announced a promotion in partnership with the San Antonio Museum of Art. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Palacio del Rio today announced a promotion in partnership with the San Antonio Museum of Art. The Art, Love & Romance package offers guests the opportunity to relax on the River Walk at Hilton Palacio del Rio and explore SAMA’s newest exhibit, Aphrodite and the Gods of Love. Hilton… Read the full press release

Mxi Technologies’ Maintenix Software Supporting the Maintenance Business Transformation at LAN Airlines

Region’s largest airline group reaches organizational milestone with receipt of the America’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner LAN Airlines first operator in the Americas to use Maintenix for the 787 Rapid induction a hallmark of the Maintenix software Ottawa, Canada, 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mxi® Technologies, the leader in aviation maintenance management software, today announced that with the receipt… Read the full press release

Overhead Walkway and Island Platform Now Open at Oshawa Train Station

Oshawa, ON, 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, as part of the ongoing modernization of Canada’s national passenger rail service, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance and MP for Whitby Oshawa, Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and MP for Oshawa, and VIA Rail Canada officially opened a new overhead walkway and… Read the full press release

Celebrate with Fiesta-Inspired Specials This September at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe

Dining and Spa offers tie into annual culinary celebration. 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Join Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe this September to celebrate the annual Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta, September 26 – 30, 2012. Terra will offer a four-course tasting menu to accompany wines from Tablas Creek Vineyard from Wednesday, September 26, to Saturday, September 29, 2012. Menu highlights… Read the full press release

ROSEWOOD MAYAKOBA TO CELEBRATE A NEW WORLD ON 12. 21.12

Award-Winning Resort is Reborn and Ready to Celebrate Following $1,000,000 Renovation RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO – 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — On December 21, 2012 (12-21-12), all eyes will be on the vibrant and beautiful Riviera Maya region of Mexico as one phase of the ancient Mayan calendar ends and another begins. Following a $1,000,000 renovation this September,… Read the full press release

Fairmont, The Savoy & Abbey Road “Come Together” For Exclusive Studio Experience

Toronto,  2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Luxury Hotel Brand Invites Guests to Record A Song at Abbey Road Studios Where Iconic Music Has Been Made by The Beatles, U2, Pink Floyd & Many Others Warm up those vocal chords and head to one of the music capitals of the world for a legendary weekend worthy of rock… Read the full press release

13th Annual World Gourmet Festival at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok Raises THB 1.5 million for Charity

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Hotel also announces dates for the 14th Annual Festival, to be held from September 2-8, 2013. Bangkok, Thailand – 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The 13th Annual World Gourmet Festival at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, held from September 3-9, 2012, has raised more than THB 1.5 million for the Save A Child’s Life From AIDS project under the auspices of HRH Princess… Read the full press release

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Voted World’s Best Waterpark For 15th Year In A Row!

Schlitterbahn’s attractions receive three of the five Best Waterpark ride distinctions NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, 2012-09-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark received the top international honor from Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Awards naming the park as the World’s Best Waterpark for the fifteenth consecutive year in a row. Schlitterbahn New Braunfels is also honored with three of… Read the full press release