Spirit Airlines anuncia nuevos itinerarios hacia/desde México: San Diego – Los Cabos, Dallas/Fort Worth – Los Cabos, Dallas/Fort Worth – Cancún

Miramar, Florida, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) anunció hoy nuevos itinerarios para servicio nuevo hacia/desde Los Cabos y Cancún, México comenzando el 8 de noviembre de 2012. Servicio diario sin paradas entre Los Cabos, México (sirviendo a Cabo San Lucas y San José del Cabo) y San Diego comienza el 8 de noviembre de… Read the full press release

RYANAIR €12 SEAT SALE – NO FUEL SURCHARGES

Fly for €12 on over 1,000 routes in September, October and November Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, announced that from midnight (24:00hrs) tonight, Thur 16 Aug, it will release 100,000 seats at fares from €12 (with no fuel surcharges) for travel on Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur in September, October and November. These “all in” low… Read the full press release

airberlin and Finnair expand codeshare cooperation

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — airberlin and its oneworld® partner Finnair are building on their current codeshare cooperation and expanding in markets in Scandinavia and the Middle East. In combination with an airberlin or a Finnair flight to Helsinki, from now on flight guests can book a connecting flight operated by Finnair from Helsinki to Tallinn, Turku, Tampere… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines To Fly Giant Pandas From China To Singapore

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia will arrive in Singapore on 6 September 2012, flown in comfort from Chengdu on board a Singapore Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400 freighter. Throughout their journey, the cabin temperature will be kept at between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius, consistent with the temperature of the… Read the full press release

Dragonair Expects Typhoon Kai-Tak to Affect Operations on Friday Morning

Hong Kong, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair announced that based on the latest weather forecast for Hong Kong International Airport, the airline plans to operate its flights as scheduled today (16 August) and tomorrow (17 August). However, it expects that adverse weather resulted from typhoon Kai-tak will affect operations between midnight and Friday Midday (17 August), and some flights… Read the full press release

THE STAPLEFORD PARK 2012 SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Stapleford Park, a Luxury Country House Hotel and setting for a wide number of country pursuits in Leicestershire, will be holding the 2012 Shooting Championships on Wednesday 5th September, supporting LOROs and the Princes Trust. Following on from the successful Championships in 2011, the event will be entering it’s third year at Stapleford Park…. Read the full press release

HYATT TREATS CHILDREN TO NEW ORGANIC MENU CREATED BY RENOWNED FOOD PIONEER AND CHEF ALICE WATERS

Exclusive organic menu complements Hyatt’s industry-leading children’s menu “For Kids By Kids” and marks the first hotel partnership for Waters CHICAGO, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hyatt today announced details of its new organic and seasonal children’s menu created exclusively for Hyatt by renowned food pioneer and chef, Alice Waters. The new menu, featuring a three-course organic meal,… Read the full press release

Fall 2012: What’s New in Palm Springs

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — What’s New in Palm Springs: Fall 2012 Compiled by the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism, this quarterly update includes events, specials and renovations. Plus, what to expect for the winter season featuring new venues, attractions, activities, and signature events.  This update is as of August 13, 2012. Palm Springs Tourism media contact:… Read the full press release

Oman Air Hosts 100 Young Players at Oman-Egypt Friendly in Salalah

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — One hundred young footballers from the Governorate of Dhofar, in southern Oman, will get the chance to support their national team at this week’s Oman-Egypt match, thanks to Oman Air. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has invited the youth football league players to attend Wednesday’s friendly international as guests… Read the full press release

Marriott International Kicks Off New U.S Soccer Partnership With All-Expense Paid Trip Giveaway

Marriott International is the Exclusive Hotel Partner of U.S. Soccer. 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — As the new official hotel partner of the U.S. Soccer Federation, Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is offering fans the chance to score a trip to see the U.S. Men’s National Team take on Jamaica in a FIFA World Cup Qualifier on… Read the full press release

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Announces Last Day to Ride the Hurricane

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Announces Last Day to Ride the Hurricane

SANTA CRUZ, CA , 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk announced that September 3, 2012 will be the Hurricane roller coaster’s last operating day at the Boardwalk. A new ride, scheduled to open in 2013, will be announced on August 27. The Hurricane will be dismantled starting after Labor Day and shipped to its… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company Hosts Ghabga Night for staff

Bahrain Airport Company Hosts Ghabga Night for staff

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) organized a special Ramadan (Ghabga) night for the employees at the Gulf Hotel Ramadhan Tent. After the Ghabga, a raffle draw for all the attending staff was held as part of the company’s aim to encourage and support staff’s team spirit during the Holy Month of Ramadan. ###

Los titulares de Iberia Plus cuentan con seguro de asistencia en viaje gratuito

Los más de cinco millones de titulares Iberia Plus cada vez que viajen con la aerolínea española disponen de un seguro de asistencia en viaje gratuito. Según aumente el nivel de tarjetas el seguro ofrece mayor cobertura. Madrid, 16 de agosto de 2012 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Todos los titulares de Iberia Plus, programa de fidelización de… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Introduces New Internet and Wifi In-Room Connections

Significant investment in increased bandwidth and signal strength results in better internet service for guests Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt,  2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh is now extending basic internet connections to all in-house guests. In recent years, with the explosion of personal devices requiring an internet connection, accessibility has become a key… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Demonstrated Exceptional Growth Rates based on Seven Months’ Worth of Statistics

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport conducted a review of its operations for July and seven months in 2012. The number of passengers served from the beginning of the year rose by 17.5% compared with the same period in 2011 and amounted to 14 million 556 thousand passengers. In January—July 2012, passenger traffic on international airlines (IALs) grew by 18.1%, to 9 million 497 thousand people, while on domestic airlines (DALs) it grew… Read the full press release

YO! Sushi opens its largest UK airport restaurant at Gatwick

YO! Sushi staff busy preparing the food

· YO! Sushi opens its largest airport restaurant to passengers in Gatwick’s North Terminal today · Gatwick is continuing to expand its restaurant offering to deliver quality food and more variety for passengers 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Gatwick welcomes YO! Sushi to the airport’s North Terminal today, delivering even more choice and quality food for passengers…. Read the full press release

Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) Turns 85 August 17

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Friday, August 17 marks the 85th anniversary of the dedication of what is today known as the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. A birthday party will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. that day at the National Airline History Museum. Because of its location at the confluence of the Kansas and… Read the full press release

CVG TSA Pre-Check Program to Begin

Screening to begin for enrolled passengers in September 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will expand its successful TSA Pre-Check program at VG for passengers this September. “We are delighted to announce that CVG is the first airport in Ohio and Kentucky that is able provide this significant service for our frequent travelers,”… Read the full press release

Brussels Airlines to introduce Q400 from Bristol Airport

New aircraft will increase capacity to ‘capital of Europe’. 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passengers flying from Bristol Airport to Brussels will board a new, improved aircraft from the end of October following an agreement between Brussels Airlines and Flybe. The Belgian airline’s three-times daily service to Europe’s ‘capital’ is operated by Flybe under a ‘wet-lease’ contract… Read the full press release

Southwest BBQ Academy Comes to Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North This Fall

Learn barbecue secrets at the hands of celebrated pitmaster Harry Soo and Four Seasons chefs Scottsdale, U.S.A., 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is teaming up with Grand Champion Pitmaster Harry Soo of Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ to offer the Southwest BBQ Academy: MBA (Masters in BBQ Arts) October 18 – 21, 2012. Presented by Tempe-based BBQ Island, this event promises… Read the full press release

New baggage sorting system in Pier A

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — An additional transport and sorting system has come into operation to process baggage arriving, departing and transiting via Pier A. The new technology and shorter distances ensure a better transfer time for hold baggage. The new system is directly connected to the sorting system in the airport terminal itself. It is to… Read the full press release

Result of easyJet EGM

Extraordinary General Meeting 13 August 2012 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — easyJet announces that the resolution to remove Sir Mike Rake as Director and Chairman of easyJet plc was today defeated by a majority of its shareholders. The results of the poll, incorporating proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting, is set out below: Resolution For… Read the full press release

Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 Appoints New Senior Team Members

LONDON, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 has announced two new appointments to it’s senior team, both set to start this month. Marcus Gregs joins the hotel as Executive Chef and Daniel Hollett as Director of Sales and Marketing. Marcus Gregs has extensive international experience as an Executive Chef with similar roles held… Read the full press release

Passenger numbers stay flat at Gatwick in July

Traffic at Gatwick remains flat against prior year as the successful Games sees Britons stay at home Load factors remain high at 86.4% New long haul airlines serving Asia boosts growth in that market by 9.2% 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — July 2012 traffic performance summary   Month Moving Annual Total Growth Aug-11 Aug-10 Growth Jul-12 Jul-11… Read the full press release

West MPs get the message on flight tax

Over 1,200 constituents support calls for A Fair Tax on Flying. 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — West of England MPs have received over 1,200 emails from constituents calling for the UK’s flight tax – currently the highest in the world – to be cut, according to figures from a campaign backed by the leading names in the… Read the full press release

Ataturk Airport Receives “Obstacle-Free Airport” Certificate

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Istanbul Ataturk Airport operated by TAV Airports has now been improved to facilitate disabled passengers to benefit all services comfortably. The new structure is a result of the extensive works that had been carried out since 2009. TAV Istanbul General Manager Kemal Unlu received the certificate from Civil Aviation General Manager Bilal… Read the full press release

D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Package Now Available at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California

Package includes two exhibit tickets with no time restrictions exclusively for guests of Four Seasons Los Angeles, Westlake Village, U.S.A., 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new overnight package at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California invites guests to explore the legacy created by Walt Disney and the company that bears his name with the D23 Presents Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit… Read the full press release

A$9m China Southern deal helps Australian tourism message fly in China

Key facts Tourism Australia and a number of its State and Territory tourism partners have signed a cooperative marketing deal with China’s largest and fastest growing international airline, China Southern Airlines. The agreement coincides with a formal announcement that Cairns is to become the airline’s fifth Australian destination, with a new three flights a week… Read the full press release

WELCOME CHINA SOUTHERN

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cairns Airport welcomes yesterday’s official announcement that China Southern will commence services between Guangzhou and Cairns from 18 December – 1 March. Cairns Airport Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Brown, said the announcement follows several years of China Southern successfully operating Chinese New Year charter flights into Cairns from Guangzhou. “Cairns Airport has worked… Read the full press release

Frontier Announces Two New Nonstop Destinations from Orlando Beginning Nov. 20

New nonstop service to Columbia, Mo. and Shenandoah Valley, Va. Low introductory fares available through Aug. 25 at FrontierAirlines.com DENVER, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Frontier Airlines today announced two new nonstop destinations from Orlando, Fla. (MCO), bringing the carrier’s nonstop destinations served from Orlando to 13. Nonstop flights to both Columbia, Mo. (COU) and Shenandoah Valley, Va…. Read the full press release