FLYBE LAUNCHES 25% OFF LIMITED TIME WINTER SEAT SALE ON 27 KEY ROUTES

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Flybe’s seat sale offers fares on many popular routes, including Belfast City Airport, with one way fares from £20.99 Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is offering a limited time 25% off winter seat sale on a wide selection of its most popular routes for booking until midnight on October 7th and available… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Giving Away 20 Million Frequent Flyer Miles Next Week in Maryland

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — 1,000 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 recent arrival to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in a big way and giving away 20 million frequent flyer bonus miles next week.1,000 residents (18 years… Read the full press release

HAECO And Cathay Pacific form joint venture to provide inventory technical management services

HAECO Chief Executive Officer Augustus Tang (R) and Cathay Pacific Engineering Director Christopher Gibbs were pictured at the signing ceremony of HAECO ITM Limited

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (“HAECO”) and Cathay Pacific Airways have teamed up to form a joint venture company, HAECO ITM Limited (“HXITM”), in Hong Kong to provide inventory technical management services to Cathay Pacific, Dragonair, as well as other airline customers. HAECO ITM services primarily cover provisions and pool management… Read the full press release

Stay at Marriott Hotels & Pay Using Your Visa Card and You Could Score This Fall

2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — This fall could be a rewarding experience for football fans.  Marriott Rewards® members who make a weekend stay and pay using their Visa® Card will be entered to win 1 of 4 Super Bowl XLVII Experience packages or 1 of 1,000 $100 NFLShop.com gift cards. Stays must take place between September 15… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Starts Ultra Low Fare Service Between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth Houston to Chicago and Las Vegas Starts October 4, 2012

Miramar, Florida, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today launched its ultra low fare service between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Spirit now offers twice daily nonstop flights between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, with connections available to 12 destinations throughout the Americas, including Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Fort Myers, Las… Read the full press release

Contract signed at Innotrans 2012: SBB becomes the single-source contractor for cleaning services on the Zentralbahn.

Zentralbahn was looking for a single-source contractor to take over all its cleaning services. SBB Passenger Operating rose to the challenge, submitted an attractive bid, and was awarded the contract. Since SBB is attending Innotrans 2012, the two companies signed the contracts in Berlin on 20 September 2012. 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — As the single-source contractor, SBB will take… Read the full press release

RYANAIR ANNOUNCES OVER 350,000 EXTRA SEATS ON 2,000 EXTRA CHRISTMAS FLIGHTS

RECORD DEMAND FOR RYANAIR’S LOW FARES TO THE SUN AND SLOPES 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (19 Sept) announced over 350,000 extra seats on over 2,000 extra ‘Christmas’ flights across 300 routes following record advance bookings for Ryanair’s festive flights since its winter schedules were launched last month. Ryanair confirmed… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Club Vacations® Las Vegas Resort Now Open for All Vacationers

Book three nights and get 10,000 Priority Club® bonus points ORLANDO, FLA., 2012-09-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG today announced Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Desert Club —a 648-unit resort located one block from The Strip—is now open for all vacationers to make reservations. Travelers who book a three-night consecutive stay via hiclubvacations.com/lasvegas now through Oct. 30, 2012 will receive 10,000… Read the full press release

Executive Board decides to merge Lufthansa Direct Services with Germanwings effective from 1 January 2013

2012-09-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lufthansa direct European services, which include all German domestic and European services outside of the Lufthansa Frankfurt and Munich hubs, will be merged commercially and organisationally with Germanwings to form one company on the basis of Germanwings GmbH from 1 January 2013. The company’s headquarters will be Cologne. The new company is… Read the full press release

STAPLEFORD PARK’S 6 MONTH MEMBERSHIP OFFER

2012-09-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Stapleford Park, a Luxury Country House Hotel in Leicestershire, East Midlands, would like to celebrate this year’s summer of Sporting success by offering a unique six month only membership from 1st October 2012 until 31st March 2013. This one time only membership offer has all the benefits and privileges of a full… Read the full press release

EASYJET ANNOUNCES TRAVEL DEAL FOR HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

2012-09-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, today announced a new travel deal with parliamentarians which promises to provide affordable travel for MPs and peers and save money for British taxpayers. The year-long preferred partnership deal between easyJet and Hillgate Travel, the Travel Management Company for the Houses of Parliament, will come into effect… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Inaugurates Daily Service Between Seattle and San Antonio, Texas

Double Mileage Plan miles offered* on new route through Oct. 29 SEATTLE, 2012-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines is launching daily nonstop flights between Seattle and San Antonio, Texas, today. “San Antonio is the second-largest city in Texas and has a variety of great attractions for visitors, in addition to being a vibrant business community,” said… Read the full press release

FLY FROM MANCHESTER TO BRUSSELS FOR JUST £12

DOUBLE DAILY MANCHESTER-CHARLEROI BUSINESS SPECIALS ON SALE NOW BREAKFAST IN BRUSSELS & BACK HOME FOR DINNER – NO WAFFLE! Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (17 Sept) urged Manchester business travellers to snap up one of Ryanair’s £12 fares to Brussels Charleroi, with two return flights operating daily. Ryanair’s double daily service from the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Launches swafreedomshop.com With A Big Sale!

Customers Can Use ‘SWAPR10‘ Code to get 10% off of Southwest Gear! DALLAS – 2012-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is proud to introduce the new swafreedomshop.com, a website where consumers can purchase Southwest-branded merchandise, gear, and collectibles.  Shoppers can save 10% by entering “SWAPR10” at checkout, valid Monday, Sept. 17, through Friday, Sept. 21,… Read the full press release

Amadeus extends its global content agreement with FCm Travel Solutions

FCm, a global corporate travel and expense management specialist, continues to benefit from Amadeus content since its initial agreement in 2007 Madrid, Spain, 2012-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, and global corporate travel and expense management specialist FCm Travel Solutions, have strengthened… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® Offers Double Rapid Rewards® Points

Members Will Earn Double Rapid Rewards Points for All Flights through Nov. 15, 2012 DALLAS – 2012-09-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is helping Rapid Rewards Members rack up reward points this fall! Southwest launched a promotion that will reward Members of the airline’s frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, double points on all travel nationwide. In other… Read the full press release

British Airways and Brand USA announce inaugural founding partnership

Partnership represents the first airline partnership for Brand USA LONDON, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Brand USA today announced British Airways as the organization’s first founding airline partner.  The founding partner level is the highest offered by Brand USA and represents commitments valued at $1 million or more. As a founding partner, British Airways will work with Brand… Read the full press release

Swissport International completes Flightcare acquisition

Swissport International completes Flightcare acquisition

Zurich, 2012-09-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has completed its acquisition of Flightcare Spain and Flightcare Belgium from FCC Versia, significantly boosting Swissport’s European network of passenger and cargo handling operations. The closing of the deal follows clearance from the various airport and regulatory authorities… Read the full press release

agoda.com says stay in style at Paris Fashion Week 2012!

2012-09-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced hotel deals in Paris to coincide with the prêt-à-porter shows for Spring/Summer 2013. For fashion lovers, there is simply no place more exciting than Paris during Fashion Week.  Abuzz with models, media and celebrities, the focus… Read the full press release

RYANAIR SLASHES DUBLIN’S LOWEST SKI FARES

FLY TO EUROPE’S BEST PISTES FROM JUST €41.99 Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (11 Sept) launched its Dublin Winter Ski Programme 2012/13 which offers 11 weekly flights from Dublin to/from ski destinations in Grenoble Salzburg and Turin at the lowest ski fares in Europe this year! These very popular Ski routes are available… Read the full press release

RYANAIR SLASHES THE UK’S LOWEST SKI FARES

FLY TO EUROPE’S BEST PISTES FROM JUST £29.99 2012-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-cost airline, today (11 Sept) launched its London Winter Ski Programme 2012/13 which offers 20 weekly flights from London (Stansted) to ski destinations in Grenoble, Salzburg and Turin at the lowest ski fares in Europe this year! These very popular ski… Read the full press release

Metrolink expands connectivity with bus partnership to Palm Desert

SunLine Transit Agency to implement Commuter Link 220 on Sept. 10 LOS ANGELES, 2012-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — In its continued effort to expand connectivity throughout Southern California, Metrolink is partnering with SunLine Transit Agency, which will operate a new express bus service between Palm Desert and downtown Riverside beginning Sept. 10. Metrolink passengers who want to… Read the full press release

Travelport and RAK Airways sign first GDS participation agreement

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2012-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, and RAK Airways, one of the flag carriers of the United Arab Emirates, have today jointly announced their first ever GDS participation agreement. Under the new deal, Galileo and Worldspan-connected users worldwide will gain access to all of RAK… Read the full press release

UNIQUE ESSENTIAL TRAVEL HAND-LUGGAGE POLICY

Unique hand-luggage only policy created by EssentialTravel.co.uk in response to 233% increase in Brits travelling light to save money. 2012-09-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading travel add-on provider, EssentialTravel.co.uk, will now be offering a 10% discount to passengers opting to travel with hand-luggage only. EssentialTravel.co.uk spokesperson Stuart Bensusan explains:”The average claim cost for hand-luggage is lower than for a hold bag… Read the full press release

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR ANNOUNCES $9.99 PER DAY WEEKEND SPECIAL

Customers Can Begin Reserving Friday Through Monday Rentals For Fall Travel Season St. Louis, Mo., 2012-09-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Rent-A-Car, North America’s largest rental car brand, kicked off the fall travel season today by announcing its annual $9.99 per day special weekend rate. The offer runs through May 22, 2013, at the majority of Enterprise’s 5,500… Read the full press release

Up, up and away! Grand Travel Day at the airport terminal on 16 September • Lots of flights and fun and games for kids • Free parking in the multi-storey car park

2012-09-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sun, sand and sea or city breaks – Dresden International Airport’s timetable offers lots of opportunities to explore the world from Dresden. Looking for a flight or a holiday for this coming autumn, winter or spring 2013? You’re bound to find just the thing at the Grand Travel Day in the terminal…. Read the full press release

Iberia ofrece un millon de plazas a precios muy reducidos

Iberia garantiza que en la propia web de la compañía, www.iberia.com, el cliente encontrará el precio final más bajo, precio que es el que se anuncia desde el principio. Esta oferta está disponible para volar a 30 destinos nacionales y 67 internacionales, en vuelos operados por Iberia y por sus afiliadas y asociadas. Los precios parten desde 39 euros por… Read the full press release

Marriott Rewards Members Can Now Combine Cash + Points To Book Rooms Online

2012-09-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — It’s now easier for Marriott Rewards members to book their stays online.  Cash + Points, a new Marriott.com booking tool, allows members to combine nights paid with cash and redemption nights within a single reservation at over 3,600 hotels worldwide. When members go online to make a reservation, a member will be… Read the full press release

Marriott Deals of the Week

2012-09-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Legend of Sleepy Hollow lives on in Westchester, New York What better way to welcome the arrival of fall than with apple picking, hiking trails and warm apple cider?  The Renaissance Westchester Hotel is offering guests the opportunity to embrace the season and experience the legend of Sleepy Hollow.  Guests at… Read the full press release

Fall Travel Deal: Save 25 Percent off Stays at Marriott Vacation Club Resorts Worldwide

ORLANDO, Fla., 2012-09-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott Vacation Club is offering a world of travel opportunities through a limited time deal this fall. Reserve your stay with family or friends in a spacious and luxurious villa at one of our resorts and make vacation memories that will last a lifetime. Take 25 percent off regular room rates at… Read the full press release