RYANAIR’S TEAM EUROPE UK RYDER CUP SPECIALS

1,000 £12 Seats For Every Point Won For Europe By UK Golfers 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (27 Sept) announced its 2012 ‘Ryder Cup Specials’, offering 1,000 £12 seats for every point won by Luke Donald, Paul Lawrie, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose and Lee Westwood during this weekend’s Ryder Cup…. Read the full press release

Stapleford Park’s 6 Month Membership Offer

2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Stapleford Park, a Luxury Country House Hotel in Leicestershire, East Midlands, would like to celebrate this year’s summer of Sporting success by offering a unique six month only membership from 1st October 2012 until 31st March 2013. This one time only membership offer has all the benefits and privileges of a full… Read the full press release

Transforming the passenger experience at Heathrow

T2B Topping Out

2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow is another step closer to transforming passenger experience with the ‘topping out’ ceremony of Terminal 2’s satellite pier, known as T2B. Transforming the passenger experience at Heathrow · Final construction stage of phase 1 of Terminal 2’s satellite pier, T2B · 20 million passengers a year will use the new £2.5bn… Read the full press release

Nebraska Tourism Strategic Plan complete

LINCOLN, NEB., 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Nebraska Tourism Strategic Plan ordered by the Nebraska Legislature is complete and available for review. This legislation, introduced by Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallala, called for a study of current conditions and issues facing Nebraska tourism, and a long-term strategy for growth. The statewide plan to grow the economic base of… Read the full press release

Aeroflot traffic and capacity figures reached record levels in August and 8 Months of 2012

Moscow, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” traffic and capacity figures reached record levels in August and 8 months of 2012. In August 2012passenger turnover of the company went up by 19.1% against the same period in 2011 and reached record level of 5,201 mln passenger-kilometers. The international passenger turnover totaled 3,567 mln passenger-kilometers… Read the full press release

Marriott Foundation Honored for “Bridging” Employment Gap

Marriott Foundation Honored for "Bridging" Employment Gap

2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities launched the Bridges…from school to work® program more than 20 years ago to reduce the career gap for youth ages 17-22 with mental, physical and cognitive disabilities. Since 1990, more than 950 local employers have provided employment opportunities for more than 2,400 youth, helping these young people with disabilities… Read the full press release

Fall Foliage: When Should We Expect To See Autumn’s Bright Colors?

Canopy Bridge

2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Autumn has arrived in Arkansas and with it crisper air and cooler temperatures. It’s a very busy time as well with travelers visiting the Natural State to view the vibrant fall colors. But this year’s harsh summer drought and severe temperatures have some wondering if we’ll see a great display of turning… Read the full press release

New Flight from JFK to Palm Springs via Virgin America

Palm Springs, Calif. – 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, Virgin America has announced its 2012-2013 seasonal flight schedule which includes a new weekly nonstop flight from JFK to PSP starting December 22, 2012  – the first nonstop flight offered from the New York City area to Palm Springs, California. The new… Read the full press release

Hilton Waikoloa Village Prepares For Na Lima Hana Craft & Collectibles Fair

Hilton Waikoloa Village will host its highly anticipated 18th annual craft and collectible fair on November 24 and 25, giving locals of Hawaii Island another reason to look forward to the Thanksgiving holiday. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Local Crafters Encouraged to Reserve Vendor Space Immediately WAIKOLOA, Hawaii, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Waikoloa Village will host its highly anticipated 18th annual craft and collectible fair on November 24 and 25, giving locals of Hawaii Island another reason to look forward to the Thanksgiving holiday. The Na Lima Hana Holiday Craft Fair is scheduled from 9… Read the full press release

ABTA Submits Response to the Draft Aviation Policy Framework

As research reveals majority of MPs believe UK risks being left behind without a comprehensive aviation plan 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — ABTA – the Travel Association today submitted its formal response to the Department for Transport (DfT) consultation on the Draft Aviation Policy Framework. The Draft Framework was published by the DfT in July 2012 and… Read the full press release

Brand USA partners with Your Golf Travel

2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Brand USA, the new tourism marketing body for the United States of America, has announced a Ryder Cup campaign in conjunction with Your Golf Travel, the largest golf tour operator in Europe. A bespoke 32-page Destination USA supplement dedicated solely to the promotion of the leading golf travel destinations in the United… Read the full press release

See the ORBIS flying eye hospital hosted by ADAC in Abu Dhabi

See the ORBIS flying eye hospital hosted by ADAC in Abu Dhabi

World’s only flying eye hospital will be displayed at Al Bateen Executive Airport during World Routes 2012 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) and World Routes will host the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital during the 18th World Route Development Forum 2012, which takes place from 30th September… Read the full press release

ANDAZ SAVANNAH EMERGES FROM THE FORMER AVIA SAVANNAH HOTEL

New market-to-table restaurant 22 Square is part of the renovation at the lifestyle hotel SAVANNAH, GA, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, Andaz Savannah, a lifestyle hotel, opened in the former Avia Savannah in historic downtown Savannah.  The hotel just completed a renovation of its public areas to add an Andaz Lounge and introduce a sophisticated new restaurant,… Read the full press release

Giant LOVE artwork to appear in Natural Bridge Corn Maze September 29

Width: 7" × Height: 4" Resolution: 300dpi Image Format: JPG Credit: The Natural Bridge. Virginia Tourism Corporation. Description: Virginia Tourism's LOVE artwork in the Natural Bridge Corn Maze 2012.

Natural Bridge to be part of Virginia is for Lovers social media marketing campaign Richmond, Va., 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Love is popping up all over Virginia in many different and unexpected places as part of a state tourism campaign to share the message that love is at the heart of every Virginia vacation.  Giant LOVE artworks… Read the full press release

Palm Springs Deals: Escape Carmageddon II

Palm Springs, CA, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — This weekend, Palm Springs hotels and vacation home rentals agencies are offering special deals for LA residents to come and relax in Palm Springs while the I-405 freeway will be closed for “Carmageddon II” from Sept. 28 through October 1, 2012. Ace Hotel and Swim Club Deal: Easy Rider Package… Read the full press release

Arrival of First Domestic Flight to Al Ain International Airport

Arrival of First Domestic Flight to Al Ain International Airport

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) welcomed yesterday the first Rotana Jet domestic flight to Al Ain International Airport. The flight departed from Abu Dhabi International Airport at 18:00 arriving to Al Ain International Airport at 18:30 marking it the first domestic flight landing in the airport. With this,… Read the full press release

King Biscuit Blues Festival in Historic Helena Marks 27th Year This October

Bobby Rush

2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — “Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.” Alberta Hunter Listen closely and you can hear it… the soulful sounds of a guitar and the brusque voice… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Names John Rogers Global Head, Embassy Suites Hotels

Hospitality Industry Veteran Joins Embassy Suites from Hilton in United Kingdom MCLEAN, Va., 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide today announced that John Rogers has joined Embassy Suites as global head of the all-suite, upper upscale, full-service brand. In this position, Rogers will oversee all aspects of brand management including global development, brand performance support, brand marketing… Read the full press release

Hyatt House Falls Church Celebrates Official Opening

148-room Hyatt House hotel located in the heart of Fairfax, Virginia CHICAGO, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of HYATT house Falls Church, which is located in Fairfax, Virginia’s vibrant new Mosaic District, a walkable shopping, dining and entertainment neighborhood. This is the first new HYATT house hotel to open since Hyatt launched the HYATT… Read the full press release

One year on: Signature Experiences Collection® case studies Vol. 2: Adventure Canada

A trip ‘Out of the Northwest Passage’ offers visitors a genuine slice of Arctic life and landscapes. 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Nunavut is a part of the world where Mother Nature puts the “m” into majestic. Adventure Canada is a family business that brings visitors from all over the world into this stunning landscape and its unique communities. Here,… Read the full press release

2012 Greater Palm Springs Pride Festivities

Palm Springs, CA, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Considered to be one of the most scenic pride parades, the Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival celebrates its 26th Anniversary, November 1 – November 4, 2012, with multiple block parties, a two-day festival and parade in Palm Springs, California. The 2012 theme, “Long May It Wave!” is a salute to… Read the full press release

ADAC wins Two ‘Stevie’ Awards at 9th Annual International Business Awards

Best Mobile Site’ award won for Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Mobile Website and ‘Best Overall Web Design’ award won for the Airport’s official website Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2012-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has won two Prestigious ‘Stevie’ awards from the 9th International Business Awards (IBA). The Abu Dhabi International Airport (ADIA)… Read the full press release

AH&LA FALL CONFERENCE OFFERS WOMEN & UNDER 30 FOCUSED PROGRAMS, SPECIALIZED COMMITTEE MEETINGS, NETWORKING EVENTS

Washington, D.C., 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) 2012 Fall Conference, will be November 9-13, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City held with the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® (IHMRS). The Fall Conference begins Friday with the Welcome Reception at the Waldorf Astoria.  IHMRS, which… Read the full press release

British Airways increases capacity between London and Aberdeen by 58 per Cent

BA Aircraft

2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways has today (September 24) launched its new service between London City Airport and Aberdeen. The airline will operate three return services a day using aircraft from its fleet of new Embraer 170 and 190 jets. From October, British Airways will also expand its Heathrow  – Aberdeen service by adding another… Read the full press release

SFO to Conduct Full Scale Emergency Water-Crash Exercise

SAN FRANCISCO, 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — San Francisco International Airport will conduct a full-scale emergency exercise on the morning of Wednesday, September 26, 2012 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. The exercise will test and evaluate the new Marine Emergency Response Facility (MERF), aka boat house, and will simulate the rescue of passengers involved in a… Read the full press release

KCI Airport Terminal A Roadwork Underway

2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Work is underway on the Kansas City International Airport Terminal A loop road, which may impact Air Canada, United (Chicago, Denver, San Francisco & Washington-Dulles) and US Airways customers.The project involves milling, some full-depth repairs, paving striping, and curb repairs. This work will require the closure of some traffic lanes and access… Read the full press release

Aerolineas and Sol have signed and agreement that will permit better air conectivity in the Country

Aerolineas and Sol have signed and agreement that will permit better air conectivity in the Country

2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sol Airlines S.A. that will allow each company comlement its routes and flight time tables with the obective of offering a better product and oprimum conectivity for the passenger. This way Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral will operate main routs with or without… Read the full press release

The top managers of Sheremetyevo Airport have been recognized as Leaders in the Transportation Industry

2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The managers of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport took leading positions in the 13th annual rating of the “1000 Most Professional Managers in Russia,” according to the Russian Managers Association and the Kommersant publishing house. Four key managers from Sheremetyevo are represented in this authoritative rating; just as in 2011, this was the best result achieved by any airport in the country. As usual, Mikhail… Read the full press release

107 MINORITY HOSPITALITY STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS

Washington, 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF), the not-for-profit affiliate of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), is awarding 343 scholarships totaling $514,500 this year – of which more than 30% will be to minority hospitality management students. Of its 10 scholarship programs, two are dedicated specifically for minority… Read the full press release

Iberia firma un contrado de mantenimiento de componentes con Orbest Airlines

– Iberia será proveedor de servicios de mantenimiento de componentes de los aviones Airbus A320 y A330 – El acuerdo tendrá una duración de tres años y contempla tareas como el desmontaje, inspección o reparación de averías, entre otras Madrid, 2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Iberia y Orbest Airlines han firmado un contrato para el mantenimiento de componentes de los aviones Airbus A320… Read the full press release