ADVISORY – CHANGE OF ROUTING FOR FLIGHT BW457 OF 22 AUGUST 2012

Port-of-Spain, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Caribbean Airlines wishes to advise the public that due to effects of Tropical Storm Isaac, expected over St. Maarten later this afternoon, flight BW457 will now operate out of Kingston, Jamaica and fly directly to Barbados, without its scheduled stop in St. Maarten. The new flight times for BW457 of 22 August… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines Set To Redefine Airport Lounge Experience

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines has appointed renowned architectural and interior design firm ONG&ONG to develop a new design concept to be applied to all of the Airline’s airport lounges worldwide. The appointment is part of a more than $20 million investment programme in SilverKris Lounges for the next five years intended to enhance the… Read the full press release

TravelClick Leads Hospitality Industry with 22 Interactive Media Awards for Website Design Excellence

NEW YORK, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — TravelClick, the leading provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers across the globe, earned 22 Interactive Media Awards (IMA), more than doubling the number of awards won for the previous year.  The IMA recognizes the highest standards of excellence in website design and development, and honored TravelClick with a total… Read the full press release

Christophe Chabaud Appointed Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

Christophe Chabaud, resort manager

Operations veteran joins award-winning resort in French Polynesia Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Christophe Chabaud has been named Resort Manager ofFour Seasons Resort Bora Bora. Chabaud, a 20-year industry veteran, has worked in management positions around the world, including the past 14 years withFour Seasons Hotels and Resorts. He makes the move to French Polynesia from Four… Read the full press release

Midway Hosts World War II Veterans for Honor Flight Chicago

Major Willinger Fox, Army Flight Surgeon and his daughter, Susan Sidell.

CHICAGO, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ninety-six World War II veterans from the Chicago area got up bright and early today, and headed to Midway International Airport for a special send-off celebration prior to their departure to Washington, D.C. for a day trip to visit the WWII Memorial. The veterans will experience a day of remembrance and reminiscing for some who have waited more than… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Unveils A High-Flying Tribute To The State Of Colorado With Dedication Of Colorado One

Southwest Airlines Unveiled Colorado One In Denver On Wednesday, August 22 2012. Stephen M. Keller, Southwest Airlines 2012.

Airline Honors Colorado with Specialty Aircraft, Fare Sale, and Community Event DALLAS – 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today is taking its “LUV” for the state of Colorado to new heights by unveiling Colorado One, a Boeing 737-700 emblazoned with an artist’s rendition of the Colorado state flag! Southwest unveiled the newest specialty aircraft… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific expects normal Taipei operations today and advises passengers to check latest flight information

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways announced that based on the latest weather forecast on Severe Typhoon Tembin, the airline plans to operate its Taipei flights as scheduled today (23 August). However passengers are reminded that the situation can change rapidly and are advised to check the latest flight information on the airline’s website, www.cathaypacific.com, before departing… Read the full press release

USA Special: With airberlin to the land of unlimited opportunities

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — And the winner is… Miami. The facebook-fans of airberlin have voted the city in the south of the US-state Florida to their top sunny destination in the US. airberlin is the first choice for a trip to the Sunshine State and offers its passengers through 2nd September 2012 tickets at attractive fares… Read the full press release

Arizona Office of Tourism, Industry Partners Launch Interactive Recreation & Cultural Sites Map on Arizona Experience Website

Visitor Resource Touts Arizona’s Abundant Outdoor and Cultural Destinations 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Experiencing Arizona’s diverse recreation destinations and unique cultural sites just got a little easier! The Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT), in collaboration with the Arizona Council for Enhancing Recreation & Tourism (ACERT), is proud to present the online version of the Recreation & Cultural… Read the full press release

Virginia’s Fall Travel Web Site Points to a Season of Special Events

Fall In Virginia website for 2012. Information and resources for Fall visitation

Easy trip planning resources and fall deals and packages are online RICHMOND, Va. 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Virginia is known as a destination for brilliant fall getaways as more than fifteen million acres of foliage burst into spectacular color. Local farms transform into family playgrounds with harvest festivals, corn mazes and hay rides through pumpkin patches. Wine… Read the full press release

Shelly Woods Lights Up Heathrow

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — During the build up to the London 2012 Paralympic Games, British Airways is welcoming international Paralympic athletes arriving into Heathrow with a series of giant images projected on to the airline’s engineering hangars. The projections show ParalympicsGB athlete Shelly Woods with the wording ‘Welcome to our manor’ and are visible to competitors… Read the full press release

Aerolineas Argentinas incorporated more Boeing 737 Next Generation

Aerolineas Argentinas incorporated more Boeing 737 Next Generation to their regional and domestic fleet Buenos Aires, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — With the arrival of the new Boeing 737/700 NG Aerolineas Argentinas continues to renew its fleet with narrow bodied aircraft for regional and domestic flights. The last two B-737/700 (LV-CXN and CYJ) are the the seventh… Read the full press release

Los residentes en Baleares, Canarias, Ceuta y Melilla deberán mostrar su certificado de residente en los aeropuertos

Cuando viajen con billetes a los que se ha aplicado el descuento de residente De acuerdo con la ley 2/2012 del 29 de junio, de los Presupuestos Generales del Estado  Para poder volar, deberán mostrar en el aeropuerto el certificado de residencia expedido por el Ayuntamiento, junto con el DNI. Madrid, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Iberia recuerda que,… Read the full press release

Fly With Confidence This Summer

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways is launching a brand new instructional video for nervous flyers on its in-flight entertainment system from September 1. The film, presented by British Airways pilot and course leader Captain Steve Allright, takes information from the British Airways Flying with Confidence course – the airline’s one-day fear of flying programme. In… Read the full press release

LAS VEGAS STRIP BECOMES A FASHIONISTA’S RUNWAY FOR FASHION’S NIGHT OUT

MORE THAN ONE MILLION SQUARE FEET OF SHOPPING SPACE COMES ALIVE IN THE WORLD’S ENTERTAINMENT CAPITAL LAS VEGAS, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Las Vegas has become a world-class shopping destination boasting more than one million square feet of luxury retail space, and sophisticated designers such as Prada, Christian Dior, Bulgari, Hermès, Roberto Cavalli, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arples… Read the full press release

Silicon Valley to Tokyo Flight to Start January 11, 2013

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — All Nippon Airways Announces Schedule of New Service From San Jose SAN JOSE – All Nippon Airways (ANA) today announced the new nonstop service between Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Narita International Airport in Tokyo will start January 11, 2013. The inaugural flight will bring the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to the Bay… Read the full press release

Canada travel in 2011: the essential facts and figures.

CTC’s Tourism Snapshot 2011 Year-in-review analyzes the vital statistics from our key international markets. 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Much of the world spent 2011 trying to shake off—in most cases unsuccessfully—the depredations of the economic recession. The travel sector took some buffeting, but kept its momentum going, ending the year in good shape for 2012. The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)’s Research department sifted… Read the full press release

Fly the “Queen of the Skies” to Bangalore

India’s third-largest city is the third destination to be served by a Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 / Flights now bookable 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lufthansa passengers can now book flights to the latest Boeing 747-8 destination. Tickets for flights on the Frankfurt-Bangalore route with the Lufthansa flagship are now on sale. From 13 September, the “Queen of… Read the full press release

The St. Regis Doha opens Astor Grill Restaurant on September 4

Astor Gill Adds Modern Cuisine Inspired by Classic French Gastronomy to The St. Regis Doha Dining Options Doha, Qatar, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar’s finest address for luxury, The St. Regis Doha,  has announced that its signature restaurant, Astor Grill, will start welcoming guests on 4 September 2012 – the anniversary date of the legendary St…. Read the full press release

Deities in Stone: Hindu Sculpture from the Collections of the Asian Art Museum

New exhibition presents Indian sculpture and historic imagery from the world’s oldest living religion SAN FRANCISCO, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Sculpture is an essential part of Indian civilization; a culture that dates back to ancient times and has flourished uninterrupted to the present.  It is fundamentally important to India’s nearly one billion Hindu adherents. Consecrated… Read the full press release

Temporary Closure of Runway 10-28 Scheduled at BWI Marshall Airport

60-Day Closure to Begin August 20 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — As part of a multi-year, comprehensive series of airfield improvements, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will close one of its primary runways for 60 days starting on August 20. Runway 10-28 will be temporarily closed in order to complete a runway reconstruction project. Runway 15R-33L, BWI… Read the full press release

Grand Jersey’s Tassili is featured in the 2013 Good Food Guide

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Grand Jersey’s Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant, Tassili, which is run by award-winning executive head chef Richard Allen, has been included in the prestigious Good Food Guide for the first time. Since 1951, The Good Food Guide has reviewed the best restaurants, pubs and cafés across the UK with a new guide being… Read the full press release

Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence Day with World-Class Latin Performers and Festivities

LUIS MIGUEL, CARLOS SANTANA, MARC ANTHONY, CARLOS MENCIA, ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ AND MANÁ ARE AMONG THE TOP LATIN PERFORMERS CELEBRATING IN LAS VEGAS THIS SEPTEMBER LAS VEGAS,  2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Revelers looking for the best Mexican Independence Day celebrations this side of the Rio Grande need travel no further than Las Vegas for exciting El Grito! festivities.  Thousands… Read the full press release

Amadeus opens new data centre ‘energy annexe’ to support business growth and deliver environmental gains

• New annexe represents an investment of circa 10 million EUR by Amadeus and covers some 1500 square metres • Opening of annexe designed to support business growth in airline IT and across Amadeus’ New Businesses portfolio whilst providing environmental gains in tandem Madrid, Spain, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and… Read the full press release

Danish quality chocolate for Copenhagen travellers

Danish quality chocolate for Copenhagen travellers

Good news to all chocolate lovers: Danish chocolatier Peter Beier is opening a new, exclusive shop at Copenhagen Airport 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Based on an ambition of owning the entire value chain from the cocoa plantation to his own shops, Peter Beier provides high quality and dedication in his products, appealing to fastidious, discriminating chocolate… Read the full press release

The Great August Bank Holiday Getaway

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — ABTA, The Travel Association estimates that 1.8 million British holidaymakers are set to head overseas during the August Bank Holiday (24-27 August). Spain continues to be the UK’s favourite foreign holiday destination for Brits heading overseas during this period, with the Balearic Islands being the most popular area. Turkey and the Greek… Read the full press release

Stamp of Approval for Jersey Heritage Visitor Sites

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Jersey Heritage visitor sites have once again passed an annual independent quality assessment with flying colours, to retain their accreditation as Quality Assured Visitor Attractions. All six sites managed by the Heritage Trust were visited by a VisitEngland Assessor in July who praised ‘very high standards of customer care’, ‘fascinating’ exhibitions and… Read the full press release

Travel With Purpose, Lewis the Duck Gives Back to the Community in His Latest Adventure

MCLEAN, Va., 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Homewood Suites by Hilton, the international brand of upscale, all-suite, residential-style hotels, has announced the much anticipated release of “Lewis The Duck Lends a Helping Wing,” the fourth edition in the hotel brand’s “Lewis The Duck” children’s book series.  Created to help its guests stay connected with young ones at… Read the full press release

A Taste of Pan Asian Cuisine in Canary Wharf

Hilton London Canary Wharf is delighted to announce the launch of its new Pan Asian menu at Cinnamon. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Cinnamon at Hilton London Canary Wharf Launches New Pan Asian Menu LONDON, 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton London Canary Wharf is delighted to announce the launch of its new Pan Asian menu at Cinnamon. Inspired by the tastes of Asia, this eclectic menu draws on Japanese, Thai, Chinese and Malay influences, combining and injecting flavours from across… Read the full press release