Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes The BLVD Hotel in Costa Mesa, California

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The BLVD Hotel in Costa Mesa, Calif. is the latest hotel to join the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies. Known for inspiring individuality, the Ascend Hotel Collection is the first and largest global soft brand, featuring best-in-class unique, boutique and historic hotels… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces plan to serve Hawaii nonstop from gateway cities in California

DALLAS, TX, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today shared more details in the carrier’s service plans for Hawaii by announcing initial gateway cities in California that would offer nonstop service pending required regulatory approvals. Oakland Metropolitan Airport (OAK), San Diego International Airport (SAN), Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), and Sacramento International Airport (SMF) would gain Hawaii service in the carrier’s flight… Read the full press release

Southwest® inaugurates service on 11 new routes between cities throughout California and cities across the United States

New nonstop routes connect California to key cities across the United States; New International Gateways open new nonstop routes from the United States to Cancun DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) this week will begin operating more than a dozen new nonstop routes across North America. San Jose, Calif…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines opens sales for its summer season 2018

Airline adds more flights for California with new nonstop options from Oakland, connects San Antonio with both the Bay Area and Southern Florida, and adds new international gateways connecting more U.S. cities with Cancun, Mexico! Dallas, TX, 2017-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is looking forward to summer 2018 as autumn sets… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces its first Cambria hotel in Burbank, Calif., expected to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, signed an agreement with S3D Partner to develop its first Cambria hotel in Burbank, Calif. The six-story, 90-room property will be located at 201 South Glenoaks Boulevard in downtown Burbank, near some of the world’s most recognized film and television studios. The… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces new Cambria Hotel in Calabasas, California; Expected to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ —  Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Rondell Oasis, LLC, which is managed by the Malibu based Weintraub Real Estate Group, to develop a new Cambria Hotel in Calabasas, Calif. The three-story, 121-room Cambria property will be… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels opens its first property in California

Rockville, Md., 2017-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, in partnership with Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality, announced today the opening of the Cambria Hotel in Los Angeles – LAX, the brand’s first property in California. Located at 199 North Continental Blvd, the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in San Jose, California scheduled to open in 2018

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2016-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced it has signed an agreement with franchise partner Villa Developers & Investments, LLC, to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites in San Jose, Calif. The 11-story, 173-room Cambria property will be located at… Read the full press release

Lufthansa launches new direct flight from Frankfurt to San José, California along with new concept FlyingLab

From 1 July, Lufthansa will fly nonstop from Frankfurt to San José Passengers test digital innovations on board the LH488 Live conference on digital trends of Lufthansa, Instagram, Mercedes Benz and Visit San José Passengers experience the new destination with Lufthansa at different events COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2016-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — From today (July… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches UK’s only direct flights to Oakland, California just in time for the summer

LONDON, 2016-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian continues the expansion of its groundbreaking low-cost long-haul network by launching the UK’s only direct flights to Oakland, California just in time for the summer. From 12 May, Europe’s third largest low-cost airline commences the new year-round service offering the cheapest direct flights to the West… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the launch of its flights to San Jose, California with trade promotion

LONDON, 2016-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of British Airways’ launch of flights on May 4 to San Jose in California, one of the world’s tech capitals, the airline has launched a trade promotion. To be in with a chance to win a pair of return tickets to the city, agents simply need to book… Read the full press release

IHG unveils newly-renovated Holiday Inn Resort® The Lodge at Big Bear Lake hotel in Big Bear Lake, California

The Lodge at Big Bear Lake will be first Holiday Inn Resort location in California ATLANTA, 2016-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the newly-renovated 148-room Holiday Inn Resort® The Lodge at Big Bear Lake hotel in Big Bear Lake, Calif. This hotel is… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California puts together Family-friendly package to create a Winter Wonderland for families this holiday season

Family-friendly package includes VIP admission to “Let it Snow” holiday event, Character Breakfast, Elf Story Time, children’s welcome amenity and more Los Angeles, Westlake Village, 2015-11-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California pulls out all the stops to create a Winter Wonderland for families this holiday season. The all-inclusive overnight package includes… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new seasonal service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California

SEATTLE, 2015-1-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines inaugurates new seasonal service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California, today, giving locals and visitors alike an opportunity to enjoy the nightlife of Vegas and ski fresh powder during the winter season. Alaska’s nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes will operate on Mondays and Thursdays… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Ownership hosted “An American Christmas: Gigging & Grubbing,” at Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort in Oceanside, California

Featured Artists Include Plain White T’s, Amalia, Pawnshop Kings and BJ Thomas ORLANDO, Fla., 2014-12-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), recently hosted filming and production of a holiday television special titled “An American Christmas: Gigging… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® plans to provide daily nonstop service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from Orange County/Santa Ana, California beginning June 7, 2015

Service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, from Orange County/Santa Ana, California, Beginning June 7, 2015, pending government approvals DALLAS, 2014-11-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today filed its application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service between John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) and Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport… Read the full press release

The Autograph Collection to debut in three of the world’s most exciting destinations

Bethesda, MD, US, 2014-2-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Autograph Collection, an exclusive portfolio of hotels recognized for championing independence, is thrilled to announce its debut in three of the world’s most exciting destinations.  This season, Autograph Collection proudly welcomes Pier One Sydney Harbour in Sydney, Australia, the ocean front Pier South Resort in San Diego, California, and the Hotel Chicago (formerly the Hotel… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara will be featured in Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici wedding on January 26, 2014

Airing live on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00 pm ET on ABC Santa Barbara, CA, US, 2014-1-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara will be featured during the wedding special as former Bachelor Sean Lowe and fiancée Catherine Giudici celebrate their union with a spectacular live event.  This will mark… Read the full press release

The 4th Season of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” to feature The City of Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs, CA, USA, 2013-12-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The City of Palm Springs will be featured on two upcoming episodes for the 4th Season of  “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”  The cast and crew recently filmed at several locations in Palm Springs including Colony 29 and Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. The two episodes are scheduled to air on December 9… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™ members can now earn double miles on flights from Seattle to LA, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Santa Rosa and Las Vegas

Seattle, WA, United States, 2013-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines is offering members of its Mileage Plan™ double miles on nonstop flights between Seattle and five California cities and Las Vegas. Starting today through May 31, 2014, Alaska customers can earn double miles on all flights between Seattle and Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Santa… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the conversion of the Hotel Indigo® Anaheim hotel, the Hotel Indigo brand’s fourth property in California

Upscale Boutique Hotel’s Design Features Local Anaheim History as Part of $5 Million in Renovations Atlanta, GA, United States, 2013-10-18— /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced today the conversion of the Hotel Indigo® Anaheim hotel, the Hotel Indigo brand’s fourth property in California. Close to Disneyland Park and the Anaheim Convention Center, this addition to IHG’s Anaheim hotels is conveniently located… Read the full press release

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group sponsored Drive for Schools fundraiser now underway

Santa Cruz, CA, United States, 2013-10-14 — /travelprnews.com/ —  The 2013 Drive for Schools fundraiser is now underway, with more than seventy schools in Santa Cruz County selling tickets for a chance to win a new car or $25,000 in cash, plus dozens of other prizes. Drive for Schools, sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk… Read the full press release

Six Flags Magic Mountain transformed from “theme park” to haunted “scream park” for the 21st season of Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®

New Mazes, Scare Zones, Shows and Extended Park Hours OCTOBER 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 and 24-27 Valencia, CA, United States, 2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Six Flags Magic Mountain transforms from a “theme park” to a haunted “scream park” for the 21st season of Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®, Southern California’s most thrilling Halloween experience. This season marks one of… Read the full press release

California Governor Brown signed bill crucial to Metrolink’s funding for low-emission Tier 4 locomotives

LOS ANGELES, California, USA, 2013-10-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — In early 2013, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) granted Metrolink $34.66 million in Carl Moyer Program funds to help support the commuter rail agency’s purchase of 17 Tier 4 locomotives. An additional $17 million, essential for the purchase of three additional locomotives, was contingent upon the… Read the full press release

Norwegian awarded Best Inflight Connectivity and Communications for its free inflight WiFi at Passenger Choice Awards 2013 in California

Norwegian was awarded Best Inflight Connectivity and Communications for its free inflight WiFi at the prestigious Passenger Choice Awards 2013 in Anaheim, California last night. Norwegian takes home the award for second year running.  2013-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Norwegian was awarded Best Inflight Connectivity and Communications for its free inflight WiFi at the prestigious Passenger Choice Awards 2013 in Anaheim,… Read the full press release

LAX launched social media contest for unusual and creative ideas for the $1.5-billion New Tom Bradley International Terminal grand opening ceremony

Winning Idea To Be Used as Official Ribbon-Cutting for the New Terminal Los Angeles, California, 2013-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is launching a social media contest for the public to submit unusual and creative ideas for a grand opening ceremony of the Antonio R. Villaraigosa Pavilion and south concourse boarding gates of Phase… Read the full press release

Upper Napa Valley Solage Calistoga resort honored with a AAA Four-Diamond Award

Auberge Resort in Calistoga Joins Napa Valley Resorts of Distinction CALISTOGA, CALIF. , 2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Solage Calistoga, the design-focused and environmentally conscious resort in UpperNapaValley, is proud to announce its inaugural designation as a AAA Four-Diamond rated property. A destination embracing the best of NapaValley “fun” with four-diamond amenities, Solage becomes the first property… Read the full press release

Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism rolled out new wedding website: WeddingsinPalmSprings.com

Palm Springs, CA, 2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Palm Springs is one step closer for same-sex couples looking to tie the knot in one of California’s top LGBT destinations. For those ready to celebrate and eager to start planning their big day and honeymoon, the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism has a new website, www.WeddingsinPalmSprings.com,  featuring full-service hotels,… Read the full press release

Celebrity dog Tillman won first place in the Large Dog Category at Loews Surf Dog Competition – Unleashed by Petco

San Diego, Calif., 2013-06-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — He skateboards, snowboards, skim-boards and today he proved that he can surf with the best of them. The celebrity dog, Tillman, won first place in the Large Dog Category at the Loews Surf Dog Competition- Unleashed by Petco. The event drew thousands of spectators and their dogs to watch 43… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association Announced the 2014 Through 2020 IPW Host Cities across U.S.

Washington, D.C., 2013-06-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today announced locations for its next seven annual IPW marketplaces, locking in host cities that span America through 2020. Future host cities are: Chicago, Illinois – 2014 (last hosted in 1998) Orlando, Florida – 2015 (last hosted in 2010) Miami, Florida – 2016 (last hosted in 2009)… Read the full press release