CDA welcomes LOT Polish Airlines’ new nonstop service between Chicago and Budapest

CHICAGO, 2017-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT Polish Airlines today (July 7, 2017) announced it will start new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in May 2018. LOT will fly from Budapest to Chicago twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The route will be operated all year round and… Read the full press release

CHICAGO: FREE outdoor concerts from June 12 to August 21 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park

CHICAGO, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2017 Millennium Park Summer Music Series will offer an exciting line-up of FREE outdoor concerts every Monday and Thursday, June 12 – August 21 (except where noted) at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The music series features a wide variety of genre-defying music from top… Read the full press release

Chicago O’Hare International Airport welcomes new Frontier Airlines service between Chicago and San Antonio, Texas

CHICAGO, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Frontier Airlines recently announced that it will launch new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and San Antonio International Airport beginning April 23, 2017. “We are excited that Frontier is adding new, nonstop service at O’Hare,” said Ginger S. Evans, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation. “Adding San Antonio is great news for… Read the full press release

Chicago announces its lineup of special events for 2017

CHICAGO, 2016-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the 2017 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions (highlights only, subject to change). Admission to all events is FREE. For information and updates, visit cityofchicago.org/dcase, join the conversation on Facebook (Department of Cultural Affairs… Read the full press release

Chicago designates 2017 as the “Year of Public Art”; invests $1.5 million in artist-led community projects

Year of Public Art celebrates Chicago’s pioneering commitment to public art and new investments in artist-led community projects CHICAGO, 2016-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have designated 2017 the “Year of Public Art” with a new 50×50 Neighborhood Arts Project, the creation… Read the full press release

Chicago: The lineup for SpinOff 2015 taking place November 5-21 announced

The free admission series features Midwest-based choreographers and dance companies at the Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park and Storefront Theater CHICAGO, 2015-7-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the lineup for SpinOff 2015 taking placeNovember 5-21. A celebration of contemporary dance created by… Read the full press release

Chicago: Summer Film Series returns to Millennium Park, Tuesdays, June 23 – September 1, at 6:30pm

Eleven blockbuster films help celebrate summer’s biggest events and mark some 2015 milestones CHICAGO, 2015-5-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicagoans and visitors alike are invited to enjoy outdoor movies downtown as the popular Summer Film Series returns toMillennium Park, Tuesdays, June 23 – September 1, at 6:30pm. Guests may take a seat at the… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: United Airlines to launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015

CHICAGO, 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015, subject to government approval. The summer-season service will operate five-times-weekly through June 3, daily from June 4 to Aug. 17, and six-times-weekly from Aug. 18 through Sept. 23,… Read the full press release

The 34th Annual Taste of Chicago, July 9-13 in Grant Park, continues to be a free admission festival thanks to its sponsors

CHICAGO, 2014-7-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The 34th Annual Taste of Chicago, July 9-13 in Grant Park, continues to be a free admission festival, made possible by the generous support of its sponsors, who also play a big part in making the event an enjoyable experience for people of all ages and interests. New Taste of… Read the full press release

Chicago Cultural Center to host eight FREE exhibitions this summer

Chicago, Il, 2014-04-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, will host eight FREE exhibitions this summer with an emphasis on object and graphic design, street art, the blues, architecture and the work of several Chicago-based artists – including Hebru Brantley. Exhibitions at Expo 72 (72 E. Randolph Street) and City… Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines announced six new U.S. routes plus two new destinations from Midway International Airport

CHICAGO, 2014-2-27 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of its 20th anniversary this summer, Frontier Airlines has announced it is launching six new U.S. routes, including two new destinations served from Midway International Airport. Beginning in June 2014, Frontier will offer seasonal nonstop service from Midway (MDW) to both Harrisburg, PA (MDT) and Knoxville, TN (TYS). “On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, I… Read the full press release

Emirates to launch daily service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport from 5th August 2014

Airline adds a ninth gateway to its USA network  DUBAI, U.A.E., 2014-2-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies today announced that it is launching a daily service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, Terminal 5 from 5th August 2014. The service will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR powered by… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to significantly expand number of intercontinental flights for summer 2014

• Higher number of intercontinental flights • New: Newark and Tehran, Ibiza and Lamezia Terme • Europe: More frequent flights to London and Frankfurt • Austria: Ticket tax leads to reduced passenger volume, reduction in flights to Salzburg and Klagenfurt Vienna, Austria, 2014-2-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the conversion of its cabins, Austrian Airlines now has all… 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

The City of Chicago announced the headliners for the 31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival set for June 13 -15 in Grant Park

FREE admission festival celebrates “Blues by the Lake” June 13-15 in Grant Park Chicago, IL, US, 2014-1-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the headliners for the 31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival set for June 13 through June 15 in Grant Park. A weekend of “Blues by the Lake” begins at the Petrillo… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo expanded its network with 4 new cargo-only destinations and its fleet with 3 new Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft in 2013

Dubai, UAE, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Emirates SkyCargo, one of the largest and most progressive air cargo operators globally, has achieved another successful year and major milestones over the past twelve months. In 2013, Emirates SkyCargo expanded its network and range of destination options for its customers by launching four new cargo-only destinations which began with Hanoi in Vietnam… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways to host recruiting days for cabin crew in Chicago, New York and Washington D.C.

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013-12-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Talented hospitality professionals based in the US now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky, by joining Etihad Airways’ world’s leading airline cabin crew. Competent US nationals, who are interested in joining the airline’s award-winning team of cabin crew, food and beverage managers, and qualified in-flight… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) expects over four million passengers will travel through Chicago’s airports for the holiday

Chicago, Il, US, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) anticipates more than four million passengers will travel through Chicago’s airports for the holiday travel period beginning Friday, December 20, 2013 through Monday, January 6, 2014. The busiest travel day at both airports is projected to be Friday, December 20, with 209,000 passengers at O’Hare and… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino honored with the 2013 “Excellence in Public Service” Award

Chicago, Il, US, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino was presented with the 2013 “Excellence in Public Service” Award from the Civic Federation and the Motorola Solutions Foundation today at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. Now in its 22nd year, the award annually recognizes a non-elected government official who… Read the full press release

Chicago WinterDance to take place at the Chicago Cultural Center on January 3–5, 2014

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-12-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the schedule for Chicago WinterDance, January 3–5 at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.). The popular dancing series is the winter version of the popular SummerDance series, bringing people of all ages and skill levels together… Read the full press release

China’s Hainan Airlines started Boeing 787 Dreamliner service between Beijing and Chicago

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — China’s Hainan Airlines initiated the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner service between Beijing and Chicago on November 26. Hainan’s nonstop service at O’Hare International Airport will now be operated exclusively with the Dreamliner. Chicago is one of the first cities in the United States to have nonstop service with the Dreamliner to China. Hainan has served… Read the full press release

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) hosted its 4th Annual Safety, Health & Wellness Expos at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) hosted its 4th Annual Safety, Health & Wellness Expos at O’Hare and Midway International Airports on November 19 and 20. More than 350 employees participated in the events, which were held at O’Hare’s Skilled Trades Building on November 19 and today at Midway’s… Read the full press release

United Airlines starts new daily nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Atlantic City International Airport

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — United Airlines​ has announced it will inaugurate new daily nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Atlantic City International Airport to begin on April 1, 2014. “On behalf of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, I want to thank United Airlines for adding new service to Atlantic City from O’Hare International Airport,” said Rosemarie S. Andolino,… Read the full press release

Aviation Officials Break Ground on 820,000 square foot Cargo Center at O’Hare International Airport

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today (October 30, 2013), Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Rosemarie S. Andolino, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation​ (CDA) and Erin Gruver, Executive Vice President of Aeroterm LLC​, to break ground on the 820,000 square foot O’Hare International Airport Northeast Cargo Center, a massive development project that will expand and enhance the efficiency of O’Hare’s… Read the full press release

Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents Dance-Along Nutcracker® event on Sunday, December 1 at Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-10-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Parents looking for something to keep their youngsters on their toes this holiday season should look no further than the annualDance-Along Nutcracker® event presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Sunday, December 1 at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.). The FREE performances are noon… Read the full press release

27th Annual Spooky Zoo Spectacular at Lincoln Park Zoo

Chicago, Il, 2013-10-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Get ready to say boo to the bears and get ghoulish with the gorillas at Lincoln Park Zoo’s beloved Spooky Zoo Spectacular. Join the zoo’s Auxiliary Board on Saturday, October 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a FREE, safe, and totally spooky event that is perfect for the whole family. Trick… Read the full press release

Lincoln Park Zoo’s science-learning app “Observe to Learn” honored with Superior Achievement Award by Illinois Association of Museums

Chicago, Il, 2013-10-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lincoln Park Zoo’s innovative science-learning iPad and iPhone app Observe to Learn was presented with a Superior Achievement Award by the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) at a ceremony held during the IAM Annual Conference in Peoria on October 18. “The Lincoln Park Zoo is leading the profession with this use of technology,” said… Read the full press release

IHG’s Hotel Indigo announced plans for hotel in the Chicago suburb of Naperville

Upscale Boutique Hotel Brand Coming to Downtown Naperville   Atlanta, GA, 2013-10-21— /travelprnews.com/ — Hotel Indigo®, IHG’s (InterContinental Hotels Group) upscale boutique brand, continues to expand in top-tier U.S. markets, with plans for a hotel in the Chicago suburb of Naperville. The hotel, planned on the Naperville Riverwalk, an award-winning riverfront walkway and park, is expected to be a… Read the full press release

Chicago’s newest food fest City of Chicago Food Truck Rally is Friday, October 11 on Daley Plaza

First-ever City of Chicago Food Truck Rally is Friday, October 11 on Daley Plaza  Chicago , United States, 2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the eight food trucks participating in Chicago’s newest food fest: the City of Chicago Food Truck Rally on Friday, October 11 at… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino addressed the City Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, 2013-09-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Earlier this week, Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino addressed the City Club of Chicago at a luncheon in downtown Chicago. On September 16, Commissioner Andolino spoke to the audience of over 350 business, civic and government leaders and representatives about the wide-ranging efforts undertaken by the CDA in recent… Read the full press release