ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR SEES FAST COST-SAVING ON FLEXIBLE WORKING (UK)

LONDON – 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Car hire company Enterprise Rent-A-Car is expanding its home-working pilot programme after experiencing significant positive results after only a few months. Enterprise launched the pilot to establish whether home-working was a viable approach to growing its call centre, based in Aldershot. During the pilot, call centre employees from the Enterprise Business Support… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels & Resorts “Re-Imagines” The Future of Small Meetings — Launches Workspring at Marriott

2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the signature brand of Marriott International (NYSE:MAR), renowned for its expertise in hosting meetings, is “re-imagining” the traditional small meeting to become a collaborative work experience that will promote creativity and innovation.  Inspired by the work styles of Gen X and Gen Y, Marriott Hotels & Resorts has… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Tops Condé Nast Traveler’s 15th Annual Business Travel Awards

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Awarded Best Business Hotel

Annual business poll reveals “The Best Business Hotels in 15 Cities” by travel readers. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Condé Nast Traveler, the world’s premier travel magazine, nationally recognized Four Seasons Hotel Seattle as one of The Best Business Hotels in 15 Cities in 2012. Voted on by the magazine’s readers identified as business travellers, the annual poll captured more than 46,000… Read the full press release

Hilton Pattaya Presents Exquisite Wine Dinner At Flare Restaurant Hosted By Ross Edward Marks

Hilton Pattaya today announced its latest exquisite wine dinner promotion at Flare restaurant. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya today announced its latest exquisite wine dinner promotion at Flare restaurant. The promotion is held in partnership with the leading wine guru from Central Wine Cellar, Ross Edward Marks. Guests can enjoy delicious and authentic Argentinean food created by Guest Chef Matias Aldasoro from an exceptional menu which highlights the… Read the full press release

With an Inaugural Ceremony Oman Air Commemorates Tehran Launch

With an Inaugural Ceremony Oman Air Commemorates Tehran Launch

2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the launch on the 1st of September of a new service by Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, between the Omani capital of Muscat and Tehran, the capital city of Iran, an inaugural ceremony will be held in Tehran on 24th September. A traditional cake-cutting ceremony was… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Austin Presents: A Very Austin Christmas

UT Tower Gingerbread Village

“Eclectic Austin” Gingerbread Village, custom ornaments add to the holiday magic. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — This December, Four Seasons Hotel Austin is keeping things weird – Austin-style – with new holiday décor throughout the downtown luxury Hotel that shows off the city’s eclectic side. Front and centre in the Lobby, the annual Gingerbread Village will this year showcase… Read the full press release

EPA Honors Hilton Worldwide with Award for Top Renewable Power Purchase

Randy Gaines, vice president of engineering operations for Hilton Worldwide in the Americas is joined by additional members of the Hilton Worldwide engineering and energy sourcing team. Credit: Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide Receives EPA Green Power Partner of the Year Award MCLEAN, Va. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide announced today that it received a 2012 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize the country’s leading renewable power purchasers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development… Read the full press release

Haunted Fun is Para-Normal for Halloween Trips to Virginia

Haunted Fun is Para-Normal for Halloween Trips to Virginia

RICHMOND, Va., 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Virginia is one of the most beautiful, serene and scenic destinations on the East Coast, with legendary southern hospitality. Some of Virginia’s finest homes, hotels and inns and historic sites are so hospitable, in fact, that some guests decide to stay forever, as in well into the afterlife. With more… Read the full press release

Oman Air Honoured for Supporting Oman Pavilion at Expo Yeosu 2012, Korea

2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Companies that contributed to Oman’s remarkable success at the Expo Yeosu 2012 in Korea this summer have been thanked and presented with individual awards by His Excellency Sayyid amoud Bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Interior Minister and Chairman of the Ministerial Committee that supervised the Sultanate’s participation in Expo Yeosu 2012 in Korea,… Read the full press release

FLIGHT SAFETY: AIR FRANCE, FIRST MAJOR EUROPEAN AIRLINE TO PROVIDE PILOTS WITH THE IPAD

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Air France today announced it has started to equip all 4100 of its pilots with iPad at Air France. Qualified pilots on Boeing 777 aircraft are the first to receive iPad and all remaining Air France pilots will be using iPad by summer of 2013. The iPad is reserved for use by… Read the full press release

FIBER ARTS CONNECT THREADS IN NEW ART EXHIBITION AT LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Los Angeles, California – 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, announces a new exhibition at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) featuring fiber artworks by 19 Southern California artists.  Connecting Threads, curated by independent curator and artist Julie Kornblum, presents a range of contemporary… Read the full press release

Introducing the Fall “Tasting Panel” Dinner Menu in The Blvd at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

Sunday and Monday dinner offers new three or five course menu inspired by farm fresh local market ingredients. Los Angeles in Beverly Hills (Beverly Wilshire), U.S.A., 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Blvd at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel debuts a new dinner feature for Sunday and Monday evenings. Executive Chef Gilles Arzur will create weekly tasting menus inspired by the farm fresh… Read the full press release

CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT – MIXED FEELINGS AFTER JETSTAR ANNOUNCEMENT

MIXED FEELINGS FOLLOW JETSTAR ANNOUNCEMENT 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — There are mixed feelings at Christchurch Airport today after Jetstar’s announcement of increased domestic services from mid-November. Chief Executive Jim Boult says the airline’s growth is welcome news, as is the announcement of increased services on the main trunk routes. “This will mean an extra 131,000 additional… Read the full press release

The Hon Bill English officially opens $4.3m departure facilities at Queenstown Airport

New build doubles capacity of international departure lounge Catered for winter peak traffic – Passengers from six jets using lounge in two hour period Summer looking busy with 17% increase in schedule 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon Bill English officially opened the $4.3m extension to the Queenstown Airport… Read the full press release

AIR FRANCE AND SERVAIR CELEBRATE FINE DINING ON BOARD A FLIGHT TO DAKAR

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — To mark the 2nd edition of the Gastronomic Festival on 22 September, Air France and Servair will offer gourmet treats and an original Q&A session with chefs for passengers of flight AF 718 between Paris and Dakar. With the cooperation of three Servair chefs present on board, Air France and its airline… Read the full press release

Japanese Wagyu Beef Returns to Wolfgang Puck’s CUT at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

Japanese wagyu beef makes its eagerly awaited return to fine dining restaurants in the US Los Angeles in Beverly Hills (Beverly Wilshire), U.S.A.,  2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japanese wagyu beef is now available in CUT at Beverly Wilshire, AFour Seasons Hotel. The meat from wagyu cattle is known worldwide for its marbling characteristics, abd increased eating quality through a naturally… Read the full press release

MORE INTERNATIONAL JETSTAR FLIGHTS FOR QUEENSTOWN

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — As of November 15 Jetstar is adding an additional direct Queenstown-Melbourne service and an extra Queenstown-Sydney weekly service increasing its international services into Queenstown to seven a week. “This represents up to an extra 37,000 international seats annually into Queenstown,” said Scott Paterson, CEO, Queenstown Airport. ATTACHMENTS More International Jetstar Flights for… Read the full press release

AIR FRANCE AND AIR ANTILLES EXPRESS SIGN A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN FORT DE FRANCE AND SAINT LUCIA

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Starting 28 October 2012, Air France and Air Antilles Express will be implementing a commercial partnership consisting of a “free flow” agreement between Fort de France and Saint Lucia. Air France will sell its own tickets on Air Antilles Express flights operated by ATR 52 500, on departure from Fort de France. This agreement will… Read the full press release

Live Gallery at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence Shines a Spotlight on Egypt’s Top Artistic Talent

Painting by Galila Nawar

Unique rotating exhibition and cocktail gathering for art connoisseurs offers a valuable platform for artists to showcase and sell their work. Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt – 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence is taking Cairo’s art scene by storm. As one of the region’s pioneering properties supporting local and regional… Read the full press release

Customers grab a bargain from Yorkshire in the British Airways sale

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways customers in Yorkshire are making the most of a ‘Go After the Games Sale’ offering savings of up to 27 per cent off flights and holidays from Leeds Bradford Airport. The sale follows the airline’s recent ‘Home Advantage’ campaign which encouraged Brits to stay in the UK during the London… Read the full press release

JONONE’S STREET ART EXCLUSIVELY FOR AIR FRANCE’S LA PREMIÈRE CUSTOMERS

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Since 10 September, La Première customers have been able to discover exclusive creations and works of art by JonOne, an American Street Artist at the La Première lounge in Terminal 2E at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and on board Air France long-haul flights. Exclusive works or art by JonOne: a blue LED sculpture and… Read the full press release

bmi regional announces direct service to Aberdeen

bmi regional announces direct service to Aberdeen

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading UK airline and recently acquired bmi regional is to introduce direct flights from Bristol to Aberdeen. From Monday 29th October, the airline will fly twice daily between Aberdeen and Bristol offering the only direct flights between the two cities. bmi regional chairman Ian Woodley said: “We believe there is sufficient demand… Read the full press release

Loews Hotels & Resorts Announces Coordinated Effort With U.S. Department Of Homeland Security

LOEWS HOTELS & RESORTS ANNOUNCES COORDINATED EFFORT WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY First hospitality brand to offer complimentary enrollment to Global Entry and TSA Pre™ NEW YORK, NY 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Loews Hotels & Resorts Chairman Jonathan Tisch and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced a joint effort today to promote the Trusted Traveler… Read the full press release

Raise a Glass to Drink Pink! at Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay

Pink is the new shade of paradise in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Hawaii, Lana’i at Manele Bay, U.S.A. – 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Shades of pink are sweepingFour Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This October, the Resort invites guests to sip something sweet in support of cancer research… Read the full press release

Maximizing Aviation’s Contributions to Korea’s Economy

Seoul 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the Republic of Korea (Korea) to continue to build on the success of the Korean aviation industry and to further strengthen its competitive advantage. “Korea has created a strong framework for the success of its air transport industry.  Aviation supports KRW 8.3… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific unveils new Regional Business Class

Cathay Pacific Chief Executive John Slosar introduces the design concept and features of the new Regional Business Class product at the unveiling ceremony.

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today unveiled its new Regional Business Class product, coinciding with the airline’s 66th anniversary as Hong Kong’s home carrier. Speaking at an unveiling event held at Cathay Pacific City, the airline’s headquarters, Chief Executive John Slosar said: “Our new Regional Business Class seat was developed after listening to our… Read the full press release

Explore the Unrivalled Underwater World of the Maldives with Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Dive Discovery Package

Explore the Unrivalled Underwater World of the Maldives with Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Dive Discovery Package

Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Republic of Maldives, 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Maldives is home to a biodiversity of marine life that will thrill even the most experienced diver. Whale sharks, manta rays, turtles, dolphins and grey, white tip, hammerhead and nurse sharks (among others) vie for space in the warm, nutrient-rich water and numerous caverns in… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Commends Innovative Public-Private Program between Loews and DHS

Washington, D.C., 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today commended a joint effort between Loews Hotels & Resorts and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to promote the Trusted Traveler Network, which incorporates the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Global Entry and the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) PreCheck programs. “Americans will see travel become more efficient thanks… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Boston Introduces the “Ask FSBoston Series” Facebook Video Series

Four Seasons experts answer fans’ questions live each week. 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Did you know that Four Seasons Hotel Boston has twenty-four departments, thirteen directors and more than 500 employees? Each department at the Hotel has experts in their respective fields who are ready and excited to share their knowledge with the Hotel’s Facebook fans. Hence introducing the… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide and International Youth Foundation Announce Plan to Measure Global Youth Wellbeing

Commit to Create New Tools that Monitor Effectiveness of Youth Development Investments and Call for Partners at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting New York City, NY – 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) announced their commitment to create the Global Youth Wellbeing Index to monitor the state of young people and help increase the… Read the full press release