Southwest plans to bring new service to Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway), Denver, Houston (Hobby), and Nashville

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 11, 2019) extends its bookable flight schedule through Aug. 10, 2020. As part of the schedule extension, Southwest also announces plans to bring new service to some of the largest cities across its network including: Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway), Denver, Houston (Hobby), and Nashville. Atlanta Effective June 7, 2020,… Read the full press release

British Airways offers a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 12, 2019) British Airways has launched a sale offering a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return. There are a range of destinations available for £2019 return for two, including top US destinations such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington… Read the full press release

The Alaska Airlines Foundation awards $260,000 to 24 nonprofits in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Alaska Airlines Foundation is awarding $260,000 to 24 nonprofits in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii. “Our goal has always been to be a committed partner in the communities – we know we’re here because of you,” said Diana Birkett Rakow, chair of the Alaska Airlines Foundation Board of Directors. “As we look out over… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces signing of 91-room Cambria hotel in Spokane, Washington

Upscale Brand Fuels Choice’s Westward Expansion Strategy ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with Brar Hotels Group, LLC for the development of a Cambria hotel in Spokane, Wash.— fueling the company’s westward expansion strategy and marking the brand’s first location in the city. The four-story, 91-room… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines starts nonstop daily flights from Charlotte, NC to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Newark

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for the perfect summer getaway, Spirit Airlines is kicking off service to Charlotte, North Carolina. Beginning today (June 20, 2019), Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) now offers nonstop daily flights from Charlotte Douglass International Airport (CLT) to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Newark. The four routes will… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches nonstop service from Nashville International Airport to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, New Orleans, Las Vegas and Orlando

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Are you ready for some live music and hot chicken?  Spirit Airlines is bringing its low fares and signature service to Nashville, Tennessee. Beginning October 10, 2019, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Nashville International Airport (BNA) to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, New Orleans, Las Vegas… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

Honorees Span 19 States and Washington, D.C.; Restaurants in California, Illinois and New York Boast Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With Memorial Day and warm weather celebrations on deck, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today (May 21, 2019) released its list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America… Read the full press release

Seattle Pride today announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade

Alaska Employees to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and 45th Anniversary of Seattle Pride SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle Pride today (Apr 30, 2019) announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade. Hundreds of Alaska employees will help lead the June 30 pride march and celebration, culminating at… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport to host public workshop on aircraft noise contour map update

Public comments are welcome during the workshop and online Washington, D.C., 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will hold a public workshop regarding the Washington Dulles International Airport aircraft noise contour map update. This workshop will provide an overview of the study including airfield plans, existing airport operations and basic information regarding… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces nonstop daily service from Charlotte to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Newark

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — More North Carolina nonstops? Sure thing!  Spirit Airlines is proud to announce it will soon serve its fourth destination in the Tar Heel State, Charlotte!  Beginning June 20, 2019, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale,… Read the full press release

Hyatt expects 40 new hotels to open in California, Oregon and Washington by the end of 2021

Hyatt to expand its brand portfolio in California, Oregon and Washington by nearly 45 percent CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today(January 28, 2019) announced that Hyatt expects 40 new hotels to open in California, Oregon and Washington by the end of 2021, fueling Hyatt’s regional brand growth by… Read the full press release

Dulles International Airport welcomes new Sun Country Airlines’ nonstop, four times per week flights to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Fares starting as low as $69 each way launching in April Washington, D.C., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) announced Tuesday that Sun Country Airlines will offer nonstop flights to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning on April 25, 2019. The route will operate four times per week initially before… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts adds Hotel RL Olympia and Hotel RL Salt Lake City to its managed portfolio

ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts unveiled the addition of two new properties to its managed portfolio – Hotel RL Olympia in Olympia, Washington and Hotel RL Salt Lake City in Salt Lake City, Utah. The two new management contracts further Interstate’s coast-to-coast U.S. expansion following recent additions, including The… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC to hold its 19th annual “Thanksgiving on the Mayflower” feast for the city’s public servants on November 22, 2018

Hotel staff volunteers serve up 500 meals to the city’s public servants on Thanksgiving Day Washington, DC, U.S.A., 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC proudly announces its 19th annual “Thanksgiving on the Mayflower” feast for the city’s public servants who are working on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018. Washington, DC’s… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces tickets now on sale for daily nonstop flights between Paine Field and eight West Coast cities

Fares start at $39 one-way* to eight West Coast destinations with 18 daily nonstop departures Seattle, Washington, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The wait is over! And Alaska Airlines is ready to celebrate. The Seattle area’s hometown airline announced today (Nov. 15, 2018) tickets are now on sale for 18 daily nonstop flights between Paine Field-Snohomish… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to begin daily nonstop service from Jacksonville to Baltimore-Washington and Fort Lauderdale

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Florida’s hometown airline is doubling down on Jacksonville before its first flight from there ever takes off!  Beginning February 14, 2019, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin daily nonstop service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).   It comes after Spirit announced in September that it would be bringing… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), in collaboration with Sandpiper Hospitality, LLC opened the WoodSpring Suites Washington, D.C. East Arena Drive. Located at 1603 Brightseat Drive in Hyattsville, Md., the newly constructed extended-stay hotel represents Sandpiper’s third WoodSpring Suites property to open in the growing Washington, D.C. region, joining the WoodSpring Suites Manassas and WoodSpring Suites… Read the full press release

IHG announces the development of three Hotel Indigo® properties in the state of Washington

Three hotel signings in Washington show continued momentum for the brand Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the development of three Hotel Indigo®properties in the state of Washington – Hotel Indigo Vancouver Downtown, Hotel Indigo Everett and Hotel Indigo Spokane. All… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, scheduled to begin on Oct. 1

Carrier continues to offer expanding options for travelers on the West Coast SEATTLE, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines adds daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, offering a convenient way to travel between Southern California and Eastern Washington. The new service, which is scheduled to begin on Oct. 1, will be the only nonstop flight offered between the… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces Cambria hotel in Bremerton, Wash slated to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has signed an agreement with Sound West Group to develop a Cambria hotel in Bremerton, Wash. Located at 232 Washington Ave., the five-story, 121-room Cambria Hotel Bremerton  will be part of a mixed-use waterfront development on Marina Square…. Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Foundation awards $161,500 to 15 nonprofits in Alaska and Washington

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2017-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Alaska Airlines Foundation is awarding $161,500 to 15 nonprofits in Alaska and Washington. The mid-year grants are the first of two donations the Alaska Airlines Foundation will make this year. “This first round of donations puts the Alaska Airlines Foundation on pace to give more than ever in 2017,” said Tim Thompson,… Read the full press release

The Alaska Airlines Foundation donates $162,500 to nonprofit organizations in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington

Over $300,000 donated by the Alaska Airlines Foundation in 2016 SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Alaska Airlines Foundation is donating $162,500 to 15 nonprofit organizations in the states of Alaska, Hawaii and Washington, as part of a second donation cycle for the year. In 2016, donations total $307,500 to 27 organizations; the… Read the full press release

The Hay-Adams becomes the only Washington, D.C. hotel to be placed in the “Top 100 Hotels” in Travel & Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2015

THE HAY-ADAMS NAMED IN TRAVEL + LEISURE’S WORLD’S BEST AWARDS 2015 AS ONE OF THE WORLD’S TOP 100 HOTELS The iconic hotel is recognized as the #2 Large City Hotel in the Continental U.S., and the only hotel in Washington, D.C. to be named to the Top 100 Hotels in the World. WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-7-17 —… Read the full press release

José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup will open a signature restaurant in the forthcoming Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Renowned Chef to Unveil Fine Dining Flagship in Iconic Old Post Office, Scheduled to Open in Mid-2016 WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-1-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Trump Organization and José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup announced today that the renowned culinary innovator will open a signature restaurant in the forthcoming Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C., one of the newest… Read the full press release

Natasha Shah appointed Director of Group Sales at The Hay-Adams

Washington, DC, United States, 2013-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Hay-Adams, one of the world’s leading luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Natasha Shah as Director of Group Sales. Shah is a native of the Washington, DC area, raised in Northern Virginia where she graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announced HOT low fares starting at $69 one-way for flights to select nonstop destinations nationwide

2013-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines Challenges YOU to Seize Your Vacation with Fares Starting as Low as $69 One-Way to Select Nonstop Destinations Nationwide Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways are challenging Americans to stop allowing their vacation days to go unused and to seize the moment to Carpe Vacay!  According to… Read the full press release

Woodland Park Zoo and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to release over 80 western pond turtles to the wild in Lakewood, Washington on August 8, 2013

2013-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Zoo and biologists releasing endangered turtles to the wild WHAT: Once on the brink of extinction, the state’s western pond turtle is making a slow recovery thanks to a multi-institutional conservation program. The press is invited to a refuge site in Lakewood, Wash. where Woodland Park Zoo and Washington Department of Fish… Read the full press release

WorldMark by Wyndham announced it opened its newest resort WorldMark Chelan – Lake Housen in Washington

Orlando, Fla., 2013-07-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — WorldMark® by Wyndham, one of Wyndham Vacation Ownership’s four primary consumer brands, today announced it has opened its newest resort, WorldMark Chelan – Lake House. Located in Lake Chelan, Washington, just three hours outside of Seattle, the resort is comprised of 30 quartershare and vacation ownership units and  was acquired by… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 celebrates 10th birthday, 225 million passengers handled

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — At a celebration yesterday (05/16/13), Munich Airport and Lufthansa, along with their joint subsidiary, the Terminal 2 Operating Company, gathered 150 guests to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of the launch of operations of the terminal building. Terminal 2 – jointly planned, financed and operated by FMG and Lufthansa – was officially… Read the full press release