agoda.com offers winter deals at the top ten theme hotels in Taiwan

2012-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has secured exclusive year-end deals at some of the top theme hotels in Taiwan. With travellers demanding more unique and memorable vacation memories to match those they see on readily-accessible social media connections, hotels have leapt into action,… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Launches Doubletree by Hilton Brand in South Africa

Second Cape Town Hotel For Global Hospitality Company DUBAI, U.A.E. & MCLEAN, Va., 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Cape Town, South Africa with local operator, Upper Eastside Hotel (Pty) Ltd.  The hotel will be Hilton Worldwide’s fifth property in South Africa and its second… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco Ignites New “The Spark” Romance Package

Fan the flames of love this fall with inspired offerings for couples. San Francisco, U.S.A. – 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco presents a new travel package for couples seeking to rekindle the fires of passion. With a set of amenities that includes romantically inspired cocktails and canapés, frisky “Spark the Conversation” cards, and access… Read the full press release

San Antonio Selects Design-Build team for Convention Center Expansion Project

San Antonio Selects Design-Build team for Convention Center Expansion Project -- Conv. Ctr. Barge Approaching

Contract calls for modernization, expansion to be complete in 2016. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — After announcing plans to expand the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in June, San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and City Council have officially approved the project by awarding the design-build contract to the Hunt/Zachry Joint Venture team that will design and construct… Read the full press release

Hilton Pattaya Welcomes Leading Indian Wedding Planners From New Delhi

The award-winning, upscale Hilton Pattaya recently warmly welcomed Indian wedding planners organized by Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi at Seaboard Ballroom on level 17 to showcase Hilton Pattaya’s wedding facilities as Thailand has become a popular destination for Indians. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Well-designed Hotel Helps Boost Indian Weddings in Pattaya, Thailand’s Famous Beach Resort, Positioning as an Ideal Destination for Any Special Occasion PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — The award-winning, upscale Hilton Pattaya recently warmly welcomed Indian wedding planners organized by Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi at Seaboard Ballroom on level 17 to showcase Hilton Pattaya’s wedding facilities… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore Offers Couples the Ultimate Winter Retreat

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore Offers Couples the Ultimate Winter Retreat

Baltimore’s waterfront hotel welcomes couples to “Ignite the Spark” over shared “DIT” experiences. “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert   2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — It’s true: couples that play together, stay together. And now, Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore is offering a special getaway designed exclusively for couples to… Read the full press release

ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS PILOTS RENEWABLE SYNTHETIC DIESEL FOR AIRPORT SHUTTLE BUSES

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, Alamo Rent A Car Airport Shuttle Buses Running on Cleaner-Burning Fuel in New Orleans, Houston ST. LOUIS, 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enterprise Holdings, owner and operator of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, is piloting a program with Mansfield Oil Company to use renewable synthetic diesel fuel in its airport shuttle… Read the full press release

Allegiant Announces Nonstop Travel Between Gateway and Telluride, Colorado

$82.99* INTRODUCTORY ONE-WAY FARES 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announces new, nonstop jet service between Phoenix/Mesa, Ariz. and Telluride via Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) beginning Dec. 15, 2012. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $82.99* one way. “We are pleased to announce another affordable… Read the full press release

International Housekeeping Week 2012 At Hilton Pattaya

Hilton Pattaya recently organized the 'International Housekeeping Week 2012 Program' to celebrate the housekeeping team's effort in making guests' stay smooth and perfect, at Seaboard Ballroom, Hilton Pattaya. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya recently organized the ‘International Housekeeping Week 2012 Program’ to celebrate the housekeeping team’s effort in making guests’ stay smooth and perfect, at Seaboard Ballroom, Hilton Pattaya. The International Housekeeping Week at Hilton also paid tribute to the hotel’s outstanding housekeeping team for their commitment to excellence, great support and hard… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane Named Hotel of the Year for London 2012-2013 by the UK Automobile Association

Awarded to just one London hotel each year, Hotel of the Year is the industry’s most significant prize. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane Named Hotel of the Year for London 2012-2013 by the UK Automobile Association. Introduced in 1992, this is the most significant award for hotels in England, given to only one… Read the full press release

Ski Season is Now Arriving; Frontier Offers Fare Sale Featuring Fares as Low as $80 One-Way*

Purchase at FlyFrontier.com by Oct. 1; travel through Feb. 13, 2013 DENVER, 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Frontier Airlines is celebrating the arrival of ski season with some incredibly low fares. Travel to your favorite ski resorts near Bozeman, Colorado Springs, Denver, Durango, Provo and Salt Lake City with fares as low as $80* each way. Tickets must be… Read the full press release

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR SEES FAST COST-SAVING ON FLEXIBLE WORKING (UK)

LONDON – 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Car hire company Enterprise Rent-A-Car is expanding its home-working pilot programme after experiencing significant positive results after only a few months. Enterprise launched the pilot to establish whether home-working was a viable approach to growing its call centre, based in Aldershot. During the pilot, call centre employees from the Enterprise Business Support… Read the full press release

Marriott Hotels & Resorts “Re-Imagines” The Future of Small Meetings — Launches Workspring at Marriott

2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the signature brand of Marriott International (NYSE:MAR), renowned for its expertise in hosting meetings, is “re-imagining” the traditional small meeting to become a collaborative work experience that will promote creativity and innovation.  Inspired by the work styles of Gen X and Gen Y, Marriott Hotels & Resorts has… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Tops Condé Nast Traveler’s 15th Annual Business Travel Awards

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Awarded Best Business Hotel

Annual business poll reveals “The Best Business Hotels in 15 Cities” by travel readers. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Condé Nast Traveler, the world’s premier travel magazine, nationally recognized Four Seasons Hotel Seattle as one of The Best Business Hotels in 15 Cities in 2012. Voted on by the magazine’s readers identified as business travellers, the annual poll captured more than 46,000… Read the full press release

Hilton Pattaya Presents Exquisite Wine Dinner At Flare Restaurant Hosted By Ross Edward Marks

Hilton Pattaya today announced its latest exquisite wine dinner promotion at Flare restaurant. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya today announced its latest exquisite wine dinner promotion at Flare restaurant. The promotion is held in partnership with the leading wine guru from Central Wine Cellar, Ross Edward Marks. Guests can enjoy delicious and authentic Argentinean food created by Guest Chef Matias Aldasoro from an exceptional menu which highlights the… Read the full press release

With an Inaugural Ceremony Oman Air Commemorates Tehran Launch

With an Inaugural Ceremony Oman Air Commemorates Tehran Launch

2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the launch on the 1st of September of a new service by Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, between the Omani capital of Muscat and Tehran, the capital city of Iran, an inaugural ceremony will be held in Tehran on 24th September. A traditional cake-cutting ceremony was… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Austin Presents: A Very Austin Christmas

UT Tower Gingerbread Village

“Eclectic Austin” Gingerbread Village, custom ornaments add to the holiday magic. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — This December, Four Seasons Hotel Austin is keeping things weird – Austin-style – with new holiday décor throughout the downtown luxury Hotel that shows off the city’s eclectic side. Front and centre in the Lobby, the annual Gingerbread Village will this year showcase… Read the full press release

EPA Honors Hilton Worldwide with Award for Top Renewable Power Purchase

Randy Gaines, vice president of engineering operations for Hilton Worldwide in the Americas is joined by additional members of the Hilton Worldwide engineering and energy sourcing team. Credit: Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide Receives EPA Green Power Partner of the Year Award MCLEAN, Va. 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide announced today that it received a 2012 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize the country’s leading renewable power purchasers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development… Read the full press release

Haunted Fun is Para-Normal for Halloween Trips to Virginia

Haunted Fun is Para-Normal for Halloween Trips to Virginia

RICHMOND, Va., 2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Virginia is one of the most beautiful, serene and scenic destinations on the East Coast, with legendary southern hospitality. Some of Virginia’s finest homes, hotels and inns and historic sites are so hospitable, in fact, that some guests decide to stay forever, as in well into the afterlife. With more… Read the full press release

Oman Air Honoured for Supporting Oman Pavilion at Expo Yeosu 2012, Korea

2012-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Companies that contributed to Oman’s remarkable success at the Expo Yeosu 2012 in Korea this summer have been thanked and presented with individual awards by His Excellency Sayyid amoud Bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Interior Minister and Chairman of the Ministerial Committee that supervised the Sultanate’s participation in Expo Yeosu 2012 in Korea,… Read the full press release

FLIGHT SAFETY: AIR FRANCE, FIRST MAJOR EUROPEAN AIRLINE TO PROVIDE PILOTS WITH THE IPAD

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Air France today announced it has started to equip all 4100 of its pilots with iPad at Air France. Qualified pilots on Boeing 777 aircraft are the first to receive iPad and all remaining Air France pilots will be using iPad by summer of 2013. The iPad is reserved for use by… Read the full press release

FIBER ARTS CONNECT THREADS IN NEW ART EXHIBITION AT LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Los Angeles, California – 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, announces a new exhibition at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) featuring fiber artworks by 19 Southern California artists.  Connecting Threads, curated by independent curator and artist Julie Kornblum, presents a range of contemporary… Read the full press release

Introducing the Fall “Tasting Panel” Dinner Menu in The Blvd at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

Sunday and Monday dinner offers new three or five course menu inspired by farm fresh local market ingredients. Los Angeles in Beverly Hills (Beverly Wilshire), U.S.A., 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Blvd at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel debuts a new dinner feature for Sunday and Monday evenings. Executive Chef Gilles Arzur will create weekly tasting menus inspired by the farm fresh… Read the full press release

CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT – MIXED FEELINGS AFTER JETSTAR ANNOUNCEMENT

MIXED FEELINGS FOLLOW JETSTAR ANNOUNCEMENT 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — There are mixed feelings at Christchurch Airport today after Jetstar’s announcement of increased domestic services from mid-November. Chief Executive Jim Boult says the airline’s growth is welcome news, as is the announcement of increased services on the main trunk routes. “This will mean an extra 131,000 additional… Read the full press release

The Hon Bill English officially opens $4.3m departure facilities at Queenstown Airport

New build doubles capacity of international departure lounge Catered for winter peak traffic – Passengers from six jets using lounge in two hour period Summer looking busy with 17% increase in schedule 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon Bill English officially opened the $4.3m extension to the Queenstown Airport… Read the full press release

AIR FRANCE AND SERVAIR CELEBRATE FINE DINING ON BOARD A FLIGHT TO DAKAR

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — To mark the 2nd edition of the Gastronomic Festival on 22 September, Air France and Servair will offer gourmet treats and an original Q&A session with chefs for passengers of flight AF 718 between Paris and Dakar. With the cooperation of three Servair chefs present on board, Air France and its airline… Read the full press release

Japanese Wagyu Beef Returns to Wolfgang Puck’s CUT at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

Japanese wagyu beef makes its eagerly awaited return to fine dining restaurants in the US Los Angeles in Beverly Hills (Beverly Wilshire), U.S.A.,  2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japanese wagyu beef is now available in CUT at Beverly Wilshire, AFour Seasons Hotel. The meat from wagyu cattle is known worldwide for its marbling characteristics, abd increased eating quality through a naturally… Read the full press release

MORE INTERNATIONAL JETSTAR FLIGHTS FOR QUEENSTOWN

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — As of November 15 Jetstar is adding an additional direct Queenstown-Melbourne service and an extra Queenstown-Sydney weekly service increasing its international services into Queenstown to seven a week. “This represents up to an extra 37,000 international seats annually into Queenstown,” said Scott Paterson, CEO, Queenstown Airport. ATTACHMENTS More International Jetstar Flights for… Read the full press release

AIR FRANCE AND AIR ANTILLES EXPRESS SIGN A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN FORT DE FRANCE AND SAINT LUCIA

2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Starting 28 October 2012, Air France and Air Antilles Express will be implementing a commercial partnership consisting of a “free flow” agreement between Fort de France and Saint Lucia. Air France will sell its own tickets on Air Antilles Express flights operated by ATR 52 500, on departure from Fort de France. This agreement will… Read the full press release

Live Gallery at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence Shines a Spotlight on Egypt’s Top Artistic Talent

Painting by Galila Nawar

Unique rotating exhibition and cocktail gathering for art connoisseurs offers a valuable platform for artists to showcase and sell their work. Cairo at The First Residence, Egypt – 2012-09-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence is taking Cairo’s art scene by storm. As one of the region’s pioneering properties supporting local and regional… Read the full press release