Frontier Airlines Cancels Its Durango – Las Vegas Service

Airline refunds all tickets purchased for the new flight DENVER, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Frontier Airlines today announced it will not operate the nonstop service it planned to launch between Durango, Colo. and Las Vegas, Nev. starting on Oct. 4, 2012. The Denver-based carrier will be proactively reaching out to customers in the next week to… Read the full press release

DJ Mo Kelly Takes to the Decks in ICE at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

DJ Mo Kelly Takes to the Decks in ICE at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

Celebrate the arrival of DJ Mo Kelly this weekend and throughout September. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — DJ and artist Mo Kelly will be on the decks at ICE at Four SeasonsHotel Dublin this Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25, and then every Thursday and Friday throughout September 2012, beginning September 7. Established as one of Ireland’s highest profile club DJs,… Read the full press release

Mxi Technologies Announces James Fitzgerald as Vice President Sales, Americas

Ottawa, Canada, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mxi® Technologies, the leader in aviation maintenance software, today announced that James Fitzgerald has joined the company as Vice President Sales, Americas. In this new role, Mr. Fitzgerald is responsible for strengthening Mxi’s presence and increasing market share in the Americas. This appointment coincides with Mxi’s increased business-focus on the region… Read the full press release

Exclusive Golf Ball Massage at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

Golf Ball Massage at The Spa

Golf conditioning, packages also available. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Dublin is launching an exclusive, first to Ireland, new sports massage treatment specifically tailored to golfers and designed with broad appeal – from enthusiasts with single handicaps to those who play more socially. The exclusive Golf Ball Massage is delivered by The Spa’s award winning therapists using… Read the full press release

VISITING VANCOUVER? THERE’S A NEW APP FOR THAT

2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tourism Vancouver has released a new destination iPad app designed to be an inspirational trip planning tool and travel companion for visitors from around the world. The Visit Vancouver app – available for free download from Apple’s iTunes store – is interactive, fun to use, and developed to take full advantage of… Read the full press release

Sixty One Thai Tourism Products Score High Marks in Best in Travel 2012 Poll

Bangkok, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Thai tourism destinations, airlines, airports, hotels and spa resorts scored high marks in the Best in Travel 2012 Poll announced by the popular website Smart Travel Asia 2012. Altogether, a total of 61 Thai tourism industry products were listed in the poll rankings, some in the top ten and others in… Read the full press release

Hurricane Travel Trends

PULSE POLL: HURRICANE SEASON TRAVEL TRENDS TRAVEL TIP: KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE STORM EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS: TURNING A TROPICAL VACATION AROUND 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Despite predictions of an above-normal hurricane season in 2012*, 63% of travelers polled still plan to travel to destinations within the hurricane belt during this time. Of those, 36% plan to… Read the full press release

Karma Royal Group Renews with RCI

Kettering, Northampton, U.K., 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Karma Royal Group has signed a new affiliation agreement with RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange. The new agreement incorporates a master affiliation agreement that brings all member companies within the group and RCI together for an extended affiliation term. All the group’s timeshare properties across India, Bali,… Read the full press release

VIRTUOSO AND VIRTUOSO LIFE MAGAZINE HONOR LAS VENTANAS WITH 2012 ‘BEST OF THE BEST’ AWARD

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort honored with the “Most Innovative Guest Experience” at ‘Virtuoso Travel Week’ LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, proudly honored a venerated group of hotels, resorts and hospitality professionals with prestigious “Best of the Best” Awards during its 24th Virtuoso Travel Week conference, taking place… Read the full press release

Official Bath ‘App’ will guide you on your way

2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — In a digitally-connected world, Bath Tourism is embracing mobile technology to launch its very own mobile app to guide visitors around the city.  Funded and developed by Bath Tourism Plus and Bath Business Improvement District (BID), the Official Bath App is available to download from the Google Play and iTunes stores from… Read the full press release

Renew and Brighten with Mango Radiance at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin

Sodashi treatment package available this fall, September 1 to November 30, 2012

Sodashi treatment package available this fall, September 1 to November 30, 2012. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Skin feeling the need for nourishment and rehydration post summer holiday? It’s time to nourish and nurture and make a date with The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Dublin. Designed by The Spa’s award winning therapists, the treatments included in the Mango… Read the full press release

Late Surge in UK Bookings Indicates Big Opportunity for Agents, Says Leading UK Operator

Lowestoft, U.K., 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK continues to offer significant opportunities for travel agents during the peak season, according to the UK’s largest self-catering holiday company Hoseasons. Hoseasons has reported strong demand during the first three weeks of the school summer holidays, with the UK specialist also adding more than 10 percent extra capacity to… Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines Issues Travel Advisory for Customers Impacted by Tropical Storm Isaac

Airline allows passengers to change travel plans and waive change fees for travel to, from and through Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, or Tampa DENVER, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Due to the projected impact of Tropical Storm Isaac in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Tampa and nearby areas, Frontier Airlines today enacted a flexible policy for travel to, from or… Read the full press release

IHG and Sebastopol Management Company Announce the Opening of Hotel Indigo® – Veracruz Boca Del Rio

New build hotel features design elements reflective of local culture and traditions Boca del Río, Veracruz, Mexico, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hotel Indigo, IHG’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] upscale boutique brand, today announced the opening of the Hotel Indigo Veracruz – Boca del Río. The new hotel, located in the Veracruz business district and just… Read the full press release

Wi-Fi Service at Chicago’s Airports Now Available for Half-Price

Laptop users at O'Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Great news for O’Hare and Midway travelers! The fast and secure Wi-Fi service for passengers at O’Hare and Midway International Airports is currently available at a reduced rate of $3.48 for 24-hour, unlimited Internet access through a special offer sponsored by Google. “We are very pleased to partner with Google and Boingo to offer Wi-Fi service for O’Hare… Read the full press release

Taste Australia’s Finest Wines at ekki BAR & GRILL at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi Throughout September 2012

Taste Australia’s Finest Wines at ekki BAR & GRILL at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi Throughout September 2012

Australian icon Penfolds Grange will be available by the glass and bottle. 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi presents a collection of the finest wines from Penfolds throughout September 2012 at ekki BAR & GRILL, including Grange by the glass. ekki BAR & GRILL is the only restaurant and bar in Tokyo where one can enjoy this series of… Read the full press release

Celebrate Milton S. Hershey’s 155th Birthday

New Documentary on Chocolate Making in Hershey Includes a Look into the Future Hershey, Pa., 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ —On Thursday, September 13, residents of and visitors to Hershey are invited to celebrate the birthday of chocolate magnate Milton S. Hershey, who was born on September 13, 1857. The Hershey Company and The M.S. Hershey Foundation will… Read the full press release

Wyndham Worldwide Continues Its Commitment To Piedmont Triad Community Through Charitable Giving During Wyndham Championship

Wyndham Championship spectators voted Victory Junction second annual “Charity of Choice” campaign winner Greensboro, N.C., 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Through its Wishes by Wyndham foundation, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN), one of the nation’s largest hospitality companies, continued its support of the Piedmont Triad community through a week of charitable activities during the Wyndham Championship held at Sedgefield Country… Read the full press release

Chicago’s Renowned Union League Club Tours O’Hare

Union League Club members stop for a quick photo during tour of airfield at O'Hare International Airport on August 23, 2012

CHICAGO, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Earlier today, the  Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) hosted 13 members of the  Union League Club of Chicago (ULCC) at  O’Hare International Airport. The distinguished civic group included members from the League’s  Public Affairs Committee and its Transportation Subcommittee. The ULCC engages a wide range of public policy issues through its Public Affairs Committee… Read the full press release

Staybridge Suites® Reveals the Secrets Behind The Art of Traveling Solo

Staybridge Suites® Reveals the Secrets Behind The Art of Traveling Solo

ATLANTA, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Staybridge Suites, IHG’s upscale extended stay hotel brand, knows that many travelers, especially those who stay in hotels for weeks or even months at a time, struggle with being away from home. To help ease this struggle, Staybridge Suites has partnered with celebrity chef, world traveler, author and television personality G. Garvin to… Read the full press release

Edge, Steak and Bar Celebrates “Eat Outside Day” with Family BBQ on August 31 at Four Seasons Hotel Miami

Edge, Steak and Bar Celebrates "Eat Outside Day" with Family BBQ on August 31 at Four Seasons Hotel Miami

Chic terrace is the perfect setting to celebrate with friends and family 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Edge, Steak and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Miami will celebrate Eat Outside Day on Friday, August 31, 2012 with a haute picnic complete with family-style BBQ and a scrumptious menu. Starting at 7:00 pm, for USD 35.00, guests will start with blue crab and… Read the full press release

Dragonair Kaohsiung Flights This Evening Planned to Operate as Scheduled; Okinawa Flights on Sunday Cancelled

Hong Kong, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair today (Friday, 24 August) announced that based on the latest weather forecast for Typhoon Tembin, the airline plans to operate its two evening flights to Kaohsiung and one evening flight from Kaohsiung as scheduled. The Kaohsiung flights this evening (24 August) which are planned to operate as scheduled are:… Read the full press release

airberlin Board stands firmly behind Hartmut Mehdorn

2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — airberlin Chairman Dr. Hans-Joachim Körber today affirmed that airberlin’s senior management enjoys the Board’s full support: “The entire Board stands firmly behind Hartmut Mehdorn and the airberlin management team.” At the same time he confirmed that an executive search process is currently being conducted, but that this is due to the fact… Read the full press release

Parramatta to Welcome Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn Parramatta hotel exterior

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wednesday 22 August 2012: The 60th anniversary of the world’s fastest-growing mid-market hotel brand will be celebrated in Sydney’s west come October, with the signing of a new franchise agreement that will see the 181-room Clarion Hotel on the Park Parramatta become Holiday Inn Parramatta. The ten-year franchise agreement with owner, Australia… Read the full press release

Hotelzon strengthens relationship with Travelport

2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Two leading providers to the travel industry further reinforce their relationship through an integration of Hotelzon’s advanced technology with Travelport Rooms and More as a means to grow its business. Created specifically for travel professionals, Travelport Rooms and More gives agents real time access to one of the world’s largest hotel inventories… Read the full press release

MAG announces strong trading performance

2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Highlights • Encouraging progress made on re-shaping the business whilst delivering on key measures • Passenger numbers increased by 1.5m (6.7%) to 24.0m passengers • Revenue growth* of £29.6m (8.6%) to £373.2m • Underlying operating profit** up £13.5m (26.0%) to £65.5m • Cash flow from operations up £15.0m (13.6%) to £125.7m •… Read the full press release

Fly for £12 on over 1,000 routes in September, October and November

2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, announced that from midnight (24:00hrs) tonight, Thur 23 Aug, it will release 100,000 seats at fares from £12 for travel on Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur in September, October and November. These “all in” low fares will be available on over 1,000 of Ryanair’s European routes but must… Read the full press release

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Double Portfolio in Russia and CIS with Seven New Hotels by 2015

Starwood Announces Deal to Open Russia’s First Aloft Hotel The Company’s CEO and Senior Executives Tour Russia in Pursuit of Development Opportunities MOSCOW, 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announces plans to expand its portfolio throughout Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Over the next three years, Starwood will more than… Read the full press release

HSBC’S LATEST BRANDING CAMPAIGN MAKES FIRST NORTH AMERICAN LANDING AT CALGARY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Garth Atkinson, President & CEO, The Calgary Airport Authority; Randy Otto, President, Pattison Outdoor Advertising; Drew Single, Vice President, Commercial Banking, HSBC Bank Canada; Stephan Poirier, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, The Calgary Airport Authority

2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — HSBC Bank Canada and The Calgary Airport Authority have unveiled one of the most extensive branding campaigns to ever take place at Calgary International Airport (YYC). Entitled ‘In the Future’, HSBC’s latest global brand campaign will feature prominently across the interior and exterior of 34 jet bridges in the airport’s domestic, international… Read the full press release

MAG submits planning application for ‘World Logistics Hub’ at Manchester Airport City Enterprise Zone

2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has submitted an outline planning application for the development of a World Logistics Hub in the southern part of Greater Manchester’s Enterprise Zone at Manchester Airport. Creating between 1.2- to 1.4-million square feet (sq ft) of new logistics space, the proposed Enterprise Zone development will generate more than 1,800 new… Read the full press release