Hilton Columbus Downtown breaks ground on the first 1,000-room convention hotel in Columbus

The city’s first 1,000-room convention hotel to open in 2022 COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Columbus Downtown, owned by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority and managed by Hilton Management Services, broke ground on a 28-story tower to create the first 1,000-room convention hotel in Columbus. Together with the existing Hilton, the hotel will offer… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service to Charleston from Columbus, Ohio beginning June 7, 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant today (2/12/2019) announces new nonstop service to Charleston International Airport (CHS) from Columbus, Ohio beginning June 7, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as $49* each way. “We’re excited to grow once again in Charleston,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Seattle and Columbus; the only nonstop flight between the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio

Route becomes the first nonstop flight between the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio Seattle, Washington, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is ready to touch down in Buckeye Country. The airline announced today (Aug 29, 2018) it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio…. Read the full press release

The first two giraffes arrived at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s new Africa exhibit, scheduled to open in May 2014

Powell, Ohio, United States, 2013-11-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — The first two giraffes have arrived at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s new Africa exhibit, which will open in May, 2014. Two three-year-old male reticulated giraffes, Conner and Dasher, were transported yesterday from the Binder Park Zoo in Michigan. As part of the Zoo’s routine animal health protocol, the… Read the full press release

Jack Hanna’s 35th “Hanna-versary” celebration at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Powell, OH, 2013-08-27 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Celebrate all that is fall and Jungle Jack Hanna’s 35th “Hanna-versary” at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium during seasonal celebrations and new fall hours. In celebration of Jungle Jack Hanna’s 35th “Hanna-versary” at the Columbus Zoo, Jack and his animal friends will visit the Zoo on Sept. 21-22 from 9… Read the full press release