Spirit Airlines Starts Ultra Low Fare Service Between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth Houston to Chicago and Las Vegas Starts October 4, 2012

Miramar, Florida, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today launched its ultra low fare service between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Spirit now offers twice daily nonstop flights between Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, with connections available to 12 destinations throughout the Americas, including Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Fort Myers, Las… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay Unveils the Art of Blind Tasting Culinary Journey

Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay Unveils the Art of Blind Tasting Culinary Journey

Chef Joseph Yaple presents sustainable tasting with a twist. Hawaii, Lana’i at Manele Bay, U.S.A. 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hulopoe Court, the signature restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay, unveils an innovative concept developed by Chef Joseph Yaple, appropriately titled The Art of Blind Tasting. The concept puts a new spin on the traditional tasting… Read the full press release

Fly Europe with LOT aboard Dreamliner

Warsaw, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, LOT Polish Arlines start selling tickets for European flights aboard their first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Dreamliner will depart on its first flight on 14th December and the destination will be Prague. There are more flights to European cities scheduled until mid January 2013. Beginning today, all Passengers wishing to fly… Read the full press release

Traveling with Teens in Boston? Four Seasons to the Rescue

Introducing a new virtual amenity atFour Seasons Hotel Boston, designed exclusively for teens. Boston, U.S.A. 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Children and adults have always felt like VIPs at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, with bountiful offerings designed just for them. Now teens get in on the action too with a Virtual Amenity program that enables them to choose custom amenities – and also to… Read the full press release

Iconic Marriott Hotels & Resorts Brand Chooses Grey as its New Advertising Agency of Record

2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — As part of its campaign to reimagine hospitality, Marriott Hotels & Resorts (MHR), the signature brand of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR), today announced it has chosen Grey New York as its lead creative agency of record.  Grey is expected to officially begin working for the brand next month, pending a signed contract…. Read the full press release

October Dedicated to Cancer Fundraising at Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Yoga on the Lawn

Month-long lineup includes special events, promotions. Austin, U.S.A. 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — This October, locals and guests at Four Seasons Hotel Austin can help find a cure for cancer simply by digging into a stack of pancakes, practicing their downward dog or listening to live music on the Hotel’s back lawn. Dubbed “October for Seton,” the luxury Hotel’s… Read the full press release

LOT chosen the best airline in Central and Eastern Europe!

Warsaw, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Readers of the British prestigious magazine – “Business Traveller” – have appreciated the LOT Polish Airlines again. The Polish airlines received an award in the category of the best airline in Central and Eastern Europe. The ceremony of giving the statues was held at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London… Read the full press release

#iHeartLanai Pinterest Contest Encourages Guests to Pack Their Pins to Paradise

The Lodge at Koele

Enter to win a getaway to Four Seasons Resort Lanai this fall Hawaii, Lana’i, Lodge at Koele, U.S.A. 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Whether in search of the perfect wave or an escape from the everyday, wanderlust travellers are invited to” pin to win” an idyllic getaway to Lanai, sponsored by Four Seasons Resorts Lanai and the Lanai Visitors Bureau. Year-round sunshine,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa uses innovative feature of the iPhone iOS 6 operating system

2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the launch of the new Passbook app for the iPhone iOS 6 operating system, Lufthansa passengers can have their boarding pass issued in the appropriate format. From now on, they can also opt to have their mobile boarding pass delivered via the Passbook function on their iPhone. Once passengers have successfully… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai Announces #iHeartLanai Virtual Vacation Pinterest Contest

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai Announces #iHeartLanai Virtual Vacation Pinterest Contest

Pack your pins this fall for a chance to win a Lanai getaway. Hawaii, Lana’i at Manele Bay, U.S.A. 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Whether in search of the perfect wave or an escape from the everyday, wanderlust travellers are invited to” pin to win” an idyllic getaway to Lanai, sponsored by Four Seasons Resorts Lanai and the Lanai Visitors Bureau. Year-round… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe Welcomes Andrew Cooper as Executive Chef

Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe Welcomes Andrew Cooper as Executive Chef

New chef joining the “Land of Enchantment” from the “Big Island” of Hawaii. Santa Fe, U.S.A., 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Andrew Cooper has been appointed Executive Chef at Four SeasonsResort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe, joining the team from the Resort’s sister property, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka’upulehu. “This is my first time living in the Southwest, and I couldn’t… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® Launches The ‘Southwest Porch at Strauss Square’ in Partnership with Dallas’ AT&T Performing Arts Center

Airline Creates Outdoor Venue Where Arts Enthusiasts Can Enjoy Southwest Hospitality in the Heart of Downtown Dallas DALLAS – 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched the Southwest Porch at Strauss Square, a new outdoor lounge that will provide visitors to Dallas’ AT&T Performing Arts Center with a relaxing spot to enjoy performances at… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific statement on its restrictive carriage policy on sharks and shark-related products

2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific today reiterated that the decision to stop shipping unsustainably sourced sharks and shark-related products was made based on sustainable development considerations. The decision was made public two weeks ago. Under the airline’s new restrictive carriage policy, it will only accept shipments when shippers provide proof that the products to be… Read the full press release

Home2 Suites by Hilton® Takes Four Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Brand Recognized in Hospitality Category for Excellence in Advertising, Marketing & Web Marketing MCLEAN, Va., 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Home2 Suites by Hilton, the award-winning mid-tier, all-suite hotel brand designed for modern business travelers and extended-stay guests, was recently recognized by Travel Weekly with a total of four 2012 Magellan Awards.Travel Weekly is among the most influential business news resources for… Read the full press release

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Paints Global Picture for Philadelphia

PCVB shares its international sales, marketing and messaging strategy PHILADELPHIA, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Amid the backdrop of the Van Gogh Up Close exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB) last night showcased its strategies for attracting business to Philadelphia through its global marketing efforts and how local businesses can… Read the full press release

JW Marriott Luxury Brand to Open First Hotel in Panama

2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International’s world-class luxury hotel brand, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, announced today plans to convert the existing 118-room Bristol Buenaventura, making it the first resort and first hotel for the brand in Panama. The future JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort will be located within the master-planned Buenaventura beachfront community,… Read the full press release

Time Travel Without Ever Leaving 2012 Chicago

Clarke House Museum, Chicago’s Oldest Surviving Building, Hosts Family Day, October 13 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — A trip to 1850s Chicago is as easy as visiting the Prairie Avenue Historic District where Chicago’s landmark house museum, the Clarke House Museum, hosts the free admission Family Day, Saturday, October 13, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., one of… Read the full press release

Hilton Lake Taupo Named Best New Zealand Regional Property Two Years Running At The HM Awards 2012

Hilton Lake Taupo has won the coveted award for Best New Zealand Regional property for the second year in a row at the tenth annual HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation excellence. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Multi-Award-Winning Hilton Lake Taupo Has Added Yet Another Award To Its Impressive Line Up, HM Magazines Best New Zealand Regional Property Award 2012 TAUPO, New Zealand, 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Lake Taupo has won the coveted award for Best New Zealand Regional property for the second year in a row at the tenth annual HM Awards for… Read the full press release

Chicago Artists Month Kicks Off With Bridgeport “Block” Party, October 5

Featured Artists and Events Highlight the Month of October Cindy Gatziolis    312.744.0573 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The 2012 Chicago Artists Month (CAM) celebrates “Art Block by Block” with an opening night event taking place on three separate blocks in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood.  The Bridgeport “Block” Party is Friday, October 5 at the Bridgeport Arts Center (1200 W…. Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and IMG Academy to Offer Exclusive Sports Training Packages for Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Members

2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Members of The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program now have the opportunity to access IMG Academy, the world’s leading integrated academic and athletic training establishment. “We consider it a privilege to connect our loyal Ritz-Carlton Rewards members to extraordinary experiences that they will treasure for a lifetime,” commented Chris Tammaro, Vice President, The Ritz-Carlton… Read the full press release

Marriott International Fuels Development in Africa with Educational Partnership

First Graduates of Akilah Institute for Women to Open First Marriott Hotel in Sub-Saharan Africa. 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — As Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) increases its presence in Africa more than six fold from eight to 50 hotels by 2020, it anticipates hiring nearly 10,000 employees, the majority of whom will be local residents.  Committed to investing in… Read the full press release

Giant LOVE artwork to appear at Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Giant LOVE artwork to appear at Virginia Beach Oceanfront

LOVE Sandsculpture to be part of Virginia is for Lovers social media marketing campaign VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. 2012-09-20 — /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… Read the full press release

New Marketing and Communications Manager Appointed for Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo

Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of Jo Marsh as Marketing and Communications Manager for Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Jo Marsh Appointed As Marketing And Communications Manager For Hilton Auckland And Hilton Lake Taupo AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ —Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of Jo Marsh as Marketing and Communications Manager for Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo. In her new role Jo will be responsible for the hotels’ marketing and communication strategies,… Read the full press release

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri Announces the Launch of Chick-n-Tandoor Food Festival at Twenty-9 the All Day Dining Restaurant

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri today announced the launch of ‘Chick-n-Tandoor’, a weeklong food festival at Twenty-9, the popular all day dining restaurant. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

NEW DELHI 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri today announced the launch of ‘Chick-n-Tandoor’, a weeklong food festival at Twenty-9, the popular all day dining restaurant. From September 15 – 24, 2012, guests at the upscale hotel, located adjacent to Janakpuri West Metro station, will be able to choose from sixteen different varieties of… Read the full press release

Autograph Collection Continues Global Expansion with Three New Hotels in Europe

2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Autograph Collection, Marriott International’s (NYSE: MAR) evolving portfolio of independent hotels, continues its global growth with plans to debut three new European hotels by the end of the year. Opening in key gateway cities including Lisbon, Portugal; Rouen, France; and Lille, France; the new additions will expand the current portfolio to 12… Read the full press release

One year on: Signature Experiences Collection® case studies Vol. 2: Rockwood Adventures.

Domestic and international media exposure continues to grow for this Vancouver, BC, operator with a love of the Canadian outdoors. 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Few cities in the world offer urban and nature travel experiences so close together as Vancouver, BC — that priceless ability to go from a downtown lunch to a beach or mountain slope in less… Read the full press release

Concur Unveils Enhanced Social and Mobile Capabilities For Concurforce

Concurforce leverages the Salesforce Platform and Concur T&E Cloud to tap the power of social, mobile and open technologies, delivering innovation to help clients maximize each and every business trip Dreamforce, the world’s largest cloud computing and enterprise technology event, invites attendees to connect with customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways with social,… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Announces 2011 LightStay™ Sustainability Results

Achieves Waste Goal within Three Years; More than Doubles Savings to $147 Million MCLEAN, Va., 2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide announced the 2011 results of LightStayTM, the company’s proprietary sustainability measurement system. Overall, the program has been a tremendous success with over $147 million in cumulative savings from efficiency projected for hotels reporting through LightStay.  Additionally, Hilton Worldwide… Read the full press release

Christmas Tree Lighting And UL Santa House Kick Off The Holidays

2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The City of Chicago and UL, the city’s official safety partner, are proud to present the official start of the holiday season, with the99th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Wednesday, November 21, 2012!  The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is a highly-anticipated event drawing people of all ages to the heart of Chicago’s… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines снижает льготный тариф из Магадана в Иркутск

2012-09-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — S7 Airlines объявляет о снижении льготного тарифа на направлении Магадан — Иркутск в рамках государственной программы обеспечения доступности авиаперевозок между Дальним Востоком и европейской частью страны. Теперь размер специального тарифа на этом направлении составляет 9000 руб.1 при покупке авиабилета экономического класса в одну сторону. Пассажиры S7 Airlines также могут приобрести льготные авиабилеты по… Read the full press release