Airline Signs Above KCI Airport Roadways to be Replaced

Motorists Should Expect Lane Closures 2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — The aging electronic Welcome to Kansas City, Missouri sign at Kansas City International Airport was replaced with a state-of-the-art message board so visitors are greeted in style. Next on the schedule is replacing the six overhead electronic signs along Cookingham Drive and International Circle to ensure visitors… Read the full press release

Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona colabora con asociaciones locales para ofrecer empleo a personas con discapacidad

BARCELONA, 2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — En los tiempos que corren, hay un colectivo quesufre especialmente la difícil situación del mercado laboral: las personas con alguna discapacidad. Afortunadamente, hay iniciativas que reivindican el valor añadido que estas personas aportan a sus puestos de trabajo, sea cual sea el sector. En el ámbito de la hostelería, el equipo… Read the full press release

Enjoy The Taste Of Summer At Hilton Milan With The New Cocktail ‘That’s Milano’

The young bar tender Lieta Vecchiato, aged 27, was inspired by the classical milanese liquors MILAN, 2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Milan has introduced a new cocktail, ‘That’s Milano’, especially for summer which evokes the tastes of the Lombardy city. It has been created by the young bar tender of the hotel’s Cosmopolitan Bar, Lieta Vecchiato, aged 27…. Read the full press release

Honey I Shrunk The Haggis!!

Scotland’s Most Famous Dish is as Cute as a Cupcake WEST LOTHIAN, Scotland, U.K., 2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — With thousands of international visitors expected to descend upon Edinburgh for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Hilton Edinburgh Airport gets set to welcome guests from across the world with Scotland’s national dish in cupcake form. Specially created by the hotel’s sous chef… Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines Celebrates Colorado Day with its Best Fare Sale of the Year

Fly Colorado’s hometown airline with fares as low as $49* (all inclusive) each way at FrontierAirlines.com DENVER, 2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Frontier Airlines is celebrating the 136th anniversary of its home state of Colorado with fares as low as $49* each way (all transportation fees and taxes included) to domestic destinations served from Denver, Colorado Springs and Durango…. Read the full press release

Travelport signs new agreement with China Southern Airlines

Hong Kong, 2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, has today announced a new multi-year global content agreement with China Southern Airlines. Effective immediately, the new agreement ensures Galileo and Worldspan travel agency customers worldwide will continue to have full access to the airline’s fares and inventories. China Southern Airlines operates… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport: Games media update – Wednesday 1 August

A busy day at the airport with 220,973 passengers expected in the terminals – 107,261 of which are arrivals. Over 600 members of the Games Family* are expected to arrive at Heathrow today, with around 300 departing. A busy day at the airport with 220,973 passengers expected in the terminals – 107,261 of which are… Read the full press release

The Great Parliamentary Summer Getaway

“Half Going Abroad with half holidaying at home” 2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — The third ABTA annual MP Holiday survey reveals today that all of the MPs and Peers who responded will be taking a summer holiday this year with half joining the Prime Minister and his Deputy in going overseas.  David Cameron and Nick Clegg will… Read the full press release

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Enjoys Busy 2012 Awards Season, Honored with Four Prestigious Awards

DESTIN, Fla., 2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Northwest Florida’s Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa has enjoyed an eventful 2012 awards season, garnering a number of prestigious awards from national industry trade publications. The resort’s recent awards include the Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings, the Greens of Distinction and Award of Excellence from Corporate & Incentive Travel, and the Best… Read the full press release

agoda.com’s Independence Day SALE – save on Bali, Jakarta and more!

2012-08-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced fantastic deals to celebrate Indonesia’s biggest holiday. Independence Day falls on a Friday this year, right before Hari Raya, giving Indonesians an extra long weekend to take a break. Offering huge savings on Indonesian resorts and… Read the full press release

Marriott International Announces Significant Expansion of Global Sales Network in Spain

New Global Sales Office Will Support Marriott’s Growth in Spain. LONDON, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International’s recent growth in Spain has led to a major expansion of its global sales network in the country.  The company’s new global sales office in Madrid, Spain is based at the AC Hotel Cuzco and is now open, complementing our… Read the full press release

Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. Second Quarter Results

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Revenue was $20.9 million for the second quarter, compared to $18.8 million for the same period in 2011. Earnings before interest, depreciation and taxes were $10.8 million consistent with 2011’s second quarter. Cash generated from operations, not including the change in working capital, remained positive at $7.9 million for the first six… Read the full press release

Global Entry Arrives at San Diego Airport

Trusted Travelers Skip Line When Arriving on International Flights SAN DIEGO, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority unveiled new Global Entry kiosks at the international arrivals area of the San Diego International Airport on July 31. San Diego International Airport is the newest of… Read the full press release

Air Canada and ACPA Receive Arbitrator’s Final Offer Selection

MONTREAL, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Air Canada said today that it along with the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) have received the decision of the arbitrator, Mr. Douglas Stanley, in the final offer selection arbitration conducted in accordance with the Protecting Air Service Act. The arbitrator’s selection of Air Canada’s final offer concludes a new collective… Read the full press release

PATA: International arrivals increase in April but growth rate slows

BANGKOK, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Collective international arrivals into Asia Pacific1 destinations grew by 4% year-on-year during April 2012, according to preliminary data released today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). In percentage growth terms, this result was relatively constrained across the region compared to the robust expansion achieved during the first quarter of the year…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific expands flagship inflight magazine, Discovery, into a multi-channel communication platform

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways announced today that it is expanding its flagship inflight magazine,Discovery, into the digital environment, employing a number of new channels to enrich the airline’s existing customer communication platforms. Digital Discovery, scheduled to go live on 2 August 2012, will be available for download as a digital magazine, as an app… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific expects disruption to Taipei flights from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today (Tuesday, 31 July) announced that based on the latest weather forecast regarding Typhoon Saola, the airline expects disruption to its flights to and from Taipei from tomorrow (1 August) afternoon through Thursday (2 August). However, it expects to operate its flights to and from Taipei as scheduled today… Read the full press release

LOT wykona dodatkowe czartery do Egiptu

Warszawa, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT wykonają dzisiaj dwa rejsy czarterowe do Egiptu do miejscowości Sharm El Sheikh. Dodatkowe czartery zabiorą na pokład pasażerów przewoźnika OLT Express Poland, który wczoraj wieczorem zawiesił swoją działalność czarterową. LOT wykona jeden rejs z lotniska Chopina w Warszawie do Sharm El Sheikh o godz. 11.00 (rejs LO… Read the full press release

Senior management change at Cathay Pacific

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific today announced the appointment of Mr Joe Locandro as Director Information Technology effective 1 August 2012. Mr Locandro will take over the company’s information technology leadership role from Mr Tomasz Smaczny who chose to leave the company last week to pursue other interests. Cathay Pacific Chief Executive John Slosar said:… Read the full press release

Iconic Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre Completes $18 Million Transformation

DALLAS, Texas, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre has recently completed a full transformation project consisting of the entire lobby, guest rooms, Lincoln ballroom and Lakeview room. All renovations were complete on July 1. The renovation is part of a larger scope of major projects by individual hotels above standard annual capital expenditures across the global… Read the full press release

Meeting Goes BBQ: Hilton Frankfurt Präsentiert Kulinarische Meeting- und Teambuilding-Rezepte Für Grill-Liebhaber

FRANKFURT/MÜNCHEN, Germany, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Teambuilding und Grill-Tipps aus Meisterhand: Gemeinsame Erlebnisse stärken das „Wir-Gefühl”. Auf diese Weise kann nicht nur ein Seminar-Tag entspannt ausklingen, auch Mitarbeiter- oder Kunden-Veranstaltungen bekommen durch das Grill-Erlebnis eine ganz besondere Note. Seit dem 11. Juli 2012 bietet das Team des Hilton Frankfurt BBQ-Erlebnisse zum Preis von 79 Euro pro Person im Rahmen… Read the full press release

CAA helps holidaymakers compare cost of flight extras before booking

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — UK holidaymakers looking to book a last minute getaway this summer can compare the cost of any optional extra fees and charges for their flights, thanks to the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) comparison tool. The online tool allows passengers to compare the optional fees and charges applied by the top 23… Read the full press release

Third Tower Construction Begins at Marriott’s Grand Chateau in Las Vegas

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott Vacation Club announces the start of construction on the third tower at Marriott’s Grand Chateau, located at 75 East Harmon Avenue just off the world famous Las Vegas Strip. Maintaining the design inspiration of Southern France from the existing two towers, the 37-story, third tower will add 223 one-, two- and three-bedroom… Read the full press release

Courtyard Survey Reveals Route to Ideal Journey

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Courtyard by Marriott partners with engaged travel bloggers Johnny Jet and Natalie Bahadur to highlight destinations and travel tips for couples Courtyard by Marriott is encouraging men and women across the U.S. to pack their bags and do something with their significant others that they rarely get a chance to do—take a… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide to launch new MICE campaign in Asia Pacific to give away 7 million Hilton HHonors points

‘FROM MICE TO MILLIONS’ kicks-off this August in more than 90 regional hotels and resorts SINGAPORE, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide today announced that it will launch a new meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) campaign in Asia Pacific – ‘FROM MICE TO MILLIONS’ – where regional bookers take part in a challenge for a chance to… Read the full press release

May 2012: the nuts and bolts of travel to Canada

Almost a million Americans crossed their northern border: just one of the stellar stats from CTC’s key international markets in the latest CTC Tourism Snapshot 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — It was the merry month of May for international travel to Canada. With 1.4 million visitors from around the world—up 2% on 2011—coming to Canada, the latest fact-packed Tourism Snapshot by… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport Games media update – Tuesday 31 July

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — A busy day at the airport with 218, 974 passengers expected in the terminals – 105,921 of which are arrivals. Over 700 members of the Games Family* are expected to arrive at Heathrow today, with around 170 departing. There is some rain this morning but it should clear later and it is… Read the full press release

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES RAISES THE PULSE OF SUMMER IN GUYANA

Port-of-Spain, 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Caribbean Airlines, main sponsor of the Pulse Entertainment Summer Fete in Guyana, delivered on its promise of international star power for the event when brand ambassadors for Caribbean Airlines, Machel Montano and Miss India Guyana/Miss India Worldwide, Alana Seeberan, landed at the Cheddi Jagan Airport. The entertainers, along with guests and Caribbean… Read the full press release

Dragonair’s New Kolkata Service to Launch in November; Chiang Mai Service to Become Year-round

(HONG KONG) 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair today announced that its new four-times-weekly service to Kolkata will launch on 2 November, offering more travel choices and greater convenience for passengers travelling between Hong Kong and Eastern India. The new service will be operated by Airbus A320 aircraft. Kolkata is Dragonair’s second passenger destination in India, adding… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Reported on its Operations in 2011 in Accordance with IFRS

2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sheremetyevo reported on its financial / economic activities in 2011 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). According to the results of an audit of consolidated financial statements according to IFRS, the total earnings of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport (JSC SIA) including JSC Terminal in 2011 amounted to 11 billion 415 million rubles, which is 19.52% more than the figure for 2010. The net income of JSC SIA… Read the full press release