TAP Air Portugal announces nonstop service from Lisbon, to Washington, DC and Chicago in 2019

Lisbon, Portugal, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal aims to double operations in North America in the next years and is expanding again, adding two new routes to the United States in 2019 with nonstop service from Lisbon, to Washington, DC and Chicago.  The 73-year-old national carrier has been breaking records in the… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes inaugural Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Air New Zealand today (11/30/2018) celebrated the inaugural flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and New Zealand’s Auckland International Airport (AKL). This new service marks the first time Chicago is linked to New Zealand with scheduled, nonstop passenger service. This new… Read the full press release

All car rental facilities at O’Hare International Airport will operate from one centralized location

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting this Wednesday, October 31, 2018, all car rental facilities at O’Hare International Airport will operate from one centralized location. The new Multi Modal Facility (MMF) consolidates the airport’s rental car operations into a sleek, modern facility that will improve the experience and level of service for all rental car users at O’Hare. The facility will serve both large and small market operators,… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces 2019 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions

2019 initiatives highlight the “Year of Chicago Theatre,” Chicago’s Music Legacy and thousands of public programs in downtown Chicago and across the city’s neighborhoods Chicago, Illinois, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the 2019 dates of its marquee festivals, events and exhibitions… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announces the 60th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show

Che “Rhymefest” Smith will tandem jump with the U. S. Army Golden Knights on Saturday, August 18, Hometown Hero Kate Grant will fly with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and Chicago Public School Student Angel Cardenas will fly with Sean Tucker on Thursday, August 16 Chicago, IL, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Che “Rhymefest” Smith will… Read the full press release

35 outstanding young artists selected for Chicago’s 2018 Rising Star Honor Roll

Chicago, IL, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor 35 outstanding young artists selected for the city’s 2018 Rising Star Honor Roll at a private reception tonight, August 8, at the Chicago Cultural Center. Recognized for their creative leadership and exceptional artistic talents, the young… Read the full press release

City of Chicago announce expanded full lineup for the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival from August 24–September 2 in Millennium Park

Chicago, 2018-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and the Jazz Institute of Chicago are is pleased to announce the expanded full lineup for the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival from August 24–September 2 in Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.) and at venues throughout the city. With six additional… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes American Airlines’ new Calgary-Chicago service

American grows to nearly 70 daily flights from Canada, reaffirming its commitment to the country Onward connections in Chicago O’Hare to over 130 destinations CALGARY, Canada, 2018-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines has begun new, seasonal service between YYC Calgary International Airport and its Chicago O’Hare (ORD) hub. Flights are operated using 76-seat Embraer… Read the full press release

2018 Millennium Park Summer Music Series announces lineup of FREE outdoor concerts, June 18-August 16

Headliners include Jose James Tribute to Bill Withers, The Aces, Sons of Kemet, Anoushka Shankar, Willie Colón Orquesta, The Kingston All Stars featuring Sister Nancy, Aimee Mann, Bahamas, Whitney, The Sea and Cake, and many more CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2018 Millennium Park Summer Music Series will offer an exciting lineup… Read the full press release

DCASE launches #BornCreative Campaign to highlight work of Chicago’s young artists

Year of Creative Youth Features the Work and Talent of Young Artists at Exhibitions, Events and Festivals Throughout the Year Chicago, IL, 2018-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events have designated 2018 as the Year of Creative Youth – a citywide celebration of Chicago’s young artists and… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Ethiopian Airlines’ first-ever direct service between Chicago and Africa

CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and its newest air carrier partner, Ethiopian Airlines, announced today (02/05/2018) that new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) will begin on June 9, 2018. The addition of this new service represents the first-ever… Read the full press release

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