Free Admission to The Hershey Story as Part of “Museum Day Live!”

Hershey, Pa., 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue will participate in Smithsonian magazine’s eighth annual “Museum Day Live!” on Saturday, September 29, 2012. This one-day program emulates the free admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities and includes participating museums across the country that offer free admission on… Read the full press release

Fairmont Chefs Get Saucy

Toronto 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — From House-Cured Meats to Ketchup Made from Beets, Fairmont Chefs Hand Craft Every Detail Fairmont Chefs are getting back to the basics by crafting as much as they can in house, right down to the smallest culinary accents. By preserving their own produce and curing their own meats, chefs can be sure… Read the full press release

Wyndham Rewards Hotel Loyalty Program Launches in Latin America

PARSIPPANY, N.J. 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Rewards®, the world’s largest lodging loyalty program with nearly 7,000 participating hotels, today announced its expansion into countries throughout Latin America, providing its members with broader access to the Wyndham Hotel Group portfolio of brands. The expansion is part of the program’s strategy to provide Wyndham Rewards members with earning and… Read the full press release

Hilton New Delhi/Janakpuri Announces the Launch of an Iti Food Festival at Chynna Gold the Sichuan and Cantonese Fine Dining Restaurant

Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri today announced the launch of an 'Iti Food Festival' at Chynna Gold, the Sichuan and Cantonese fine dining restaurant. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

NEW DELHI 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton New Delhi / Janakpuri today announced the launch of an ‘Iti Food Festival’ at Chynna Gold, the Sichuan and Cantonese fine dining restaurant. From September 14 – 29, 2012, guests at the five star deluxe hotel, located adjacent to Janakpuri West Metro station, will be able to relish authentic Chinese… Read the full press release

Condé Nast Traveller Names Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora #1 Resort in Australasia and the South Pacific in Annual “Readers’ Travel Awards

Overwater bungalows, exterior view

French Polynesian Resort also named to “The World’s Top 100” list. Bora Bora, French Polynesia, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora was named the #1 resort in Australasia and the South Pacific and #55 on the list of the ‘World’s Top 100″ Hotels in Condé Nast Traveller’s annual Readers’ Travel Awards. “We’re honoured that the distinguished readers of Condé Nast… Read the full press release

Hilton Surfers Paradise Celebrates First Birthday With A Major Award Accolade

Hilton Surfers Paradise's first birthday celebration has coincided with a major award win for the $700 million property located on Queensland's Gold Coast. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

SURFERS PARADISE, QLD, Australia, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Surfers Paradise‘s first birthday celebration has coincided with a major award win for the $700 million property located on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The hotel was awarded the prestigious title of 2012 Hotel Management Awards ‘New Hotel’ of the year at a gala dinner held in Sydney on Friday… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield Acknowledges Eleventh Anniversary of September 11th

Halifax, N.S. 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — It was eleven years ago tomorrow that hundreds of airport employees responded quickly, professionally and with great compassion to the tragic events of a day that changed world history. “This is a time for reflection,” says Tom Ruth, Halifax International Airport Authority President & CEO. “As we pause to appreciate… Read the full press release

Gran Meliá Colón, Seville’s first hotel to join Leading Hotels of the World

Palma de Mallorca, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Gran Meliá Colón Hotel, in the historic heart of Seville, has become a member of the prestigious organisation The Leading Hotels of the World, which represents the best and most exclusive hotels, resorts and spas in the world. This makes it the only luxury hotel in Seville to belong… Read the full press release

What’s Your Weekend Alter Ego? New Survey from Hampton Hotels Reveals Americans’ “Weekend State of Mind”

Hampton and Happiness Expert Dr. Christine Carter to Analyze Positive Effects of the Weekend MCLEAN, Va., 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — A national survey* released today by Hampton Hotels uncovered that one in three Americans (33 percent) claims they are a “completely different person” on the weekends than they are during the week.  The survey, which delves into… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Makes Doing Business More Efficient Than Ever

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Makes Doing Business More Efficient Than Ever

Introducing the new $38 Power Lunch for business groups, and innovative new Meetings on Wheels program. 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills makes getting the job done efficiently easier than ever with two new innovations for business travellers and locals who want to maximize their meeting time, and their budget. The New Power… Read the full press release

Negotiations between Airport Authority and its Employees Break Off

ST. JOHN’S, NL – 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — (9am, Tuesday, September 11, 2012) – The St. John’s International Airport Authority is very concerned about the strike first and negotiate later approach being taken by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), which the Authority believes has contributed to a strike at St. John’s International Airport… Read the full press release

Hilton Worldwide Continues Growth in Latin America, Surpassing 50 Hotels in the Portfolio and Exceeding 20 Projects in the Development Pipeline

Company’s Efforts in the Region Highlighted by Recent Openings and Consistent Pipeline Growth MCLEAN, Va., 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Worldwide announced that it has opened six new hotels and signed 10 agreements in the last 12 months in Latin America.  Proud to reinforce that the company’s expansion plans in Latin America remain strong, Hilton Worldwide… Read the full press release

Fitting for new Oktoberfest dirndl / Flights to New York, Charlotte and Hong Kong

2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lufthansa is limbering up for the Oktoberfest and what the Bavarians fondly call the “fifth” season of the year. The Munich crew who wear traditional Bavarian costume during this period will make their first public appearance today. This year’s outfit features a new dirndl created by Angermaier Trachten, a Munich-based company that… Read the full press release

Essential Travel’s Top Ten Farmer’s Markets From Around the World

2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Farmers’ Markets are trending everywhere at the moment because of the global move towards healthier eating, living and spending. To celebrate this growing movement, Essential Travel has put together their favourite ten farmers’ markets from both the UK, and around the globe. 1. Winchester Farmers’ Market, Hampshire This bi-monthly market exemplifies the… Read the full press release

Meliá Hotels International receives four nominations at the European Hospitality Awards

Paradisus Playa del Carmen (Mexico), Gran Meliá Rome (Italy) and Gran Meliá Palacio de Isora (Tenerife, Spain) are the hotels nominated in the third edition of the awards Palma de Mallorca, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Meliá Hotels International has received four nominations in the European Hospitality Awards 2012 organised by the British magazine “Hotel Management International” in… Read the full press release

Hilton Sydney Awarded Four Awards at the National AHA Awards for Excellence 2012

Continuing its recent winning streak Hilton Sydney has been honored with four coveted awards by the Australian Hotels Association at the 2012 National Awards for Excellence. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

SYDNEY, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Continuing its recent winning streak Hilton Sydney has been honored with four coveted awards by the Australian Hotels Association at the 2012 National Awards for Excellence. At the ceremony, held in Hobart last Wednesday night, Hilton Sydney was awarded “Best Restaurant – Accommodation Division,” “Chef of the Year – Joe Pavlovich (glass… Read the full press release

SIA Invests In Next-Generation In-Flight Entertainment Systems

2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines has signed a major agreement with Panasonic Avionics for advanced in-flight entertainment and communications (IFEC) systems for more than 40 new aircraft on firm order with Airbus and Boeing. The agreement is valued at nearly US$400 million, based on the list prices of the systems and spares. Under the agreement,… Read the full press release

British Airways and Brand USA announce inaugural founding partnership

Partnership represents the first airline partnership for Brand USA LONDON, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Brand USA today announced British Airways as the organization’s first founding airline partner.  The founding partner level is the highest offered by Brand USA and represents commitments valued at $1 million or more. As a founding partner, British Airways will work with Brand… Read the full press release

Savour the Fall Season and Wine & Dine for a Cause at deca RESTAURANT at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel

deca BAR with its scenic views

Fall brings a Whole Hog Menu, Drive-In Theatre offer and special Pink Menu to support breast cancer research. 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — This fall, deca RESTAURANT + BAR at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, AFour Seasons Hotel, offers a Theatre Prix Fixe with complimentary parking, “Pink”tober specials to benefit breast cancer research, and a Whole Hog celebration featuring ten pork dishes… Read the full press release

WIZZ AIR LAUNCHES LOW FARES TO/FROM ISRAEL

New Tel Aviv-Budapest route on sale now Tel Aviv, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost, low-fare airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced its new Tel Aviv-Budapest route which will initially operate three times per week from 6th December 2012. Wizz Air commenced its European low-cost operations in 2004 and has since… Read the full press release

The Coffee Shack Opens at Hilton San Francisco Financial District

Parked permanently in Hilton San Francisco Financial District's front drive and one block away from the Pyramid, The Coffee Shack features much more than coffee. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

SAN FRANCISCO, 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton San Francisco Financial District is pleased to announce the opening of The Coffee Shack. Parked permanently in Hilton San Francisco Financial District’s front drive and one block away from the Pyramid, The Coffee Shack features much more than coffee. Patrons can start their day with coffee for a buck. Food selections… Read the full press release

Brand USA Pavilion Open for Business

2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Brand USA Pavilion at leading international trade shows brands, positions, and promotes the U.S. as the world’s premier travel destination and offers destinations and suppliers unique and cost-effective opportunities to interact personally with their primary buyers.  To facilitate strong industry participation in this unparalleled platform a website has been launched to detail… Read the full press release

Urgent information on situation in Sheremetyevo airport

2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Problems with electricity support in Sheremetyevo international airport caused Aeroflot to delay a number of domestic and international flights because of registration and baggage system malfunctions and also because of custom control failure. The systems are being restored at the moment. As of 01.10 pm (MSK) flights operation from Terminal-D is recovered…. Read the full press release

Iberia recibe el premio “Future Travel Experience” a la mejor iniciativa en asistencia a pasajeros

Iberia recibe el premio "Future Travel Experience" a la mejor iniciativa en asistencia a pasajeros

Es el reconocimiento a los diferentes proyectos desarrollados por la compañía para mejorar el servicio al cliente con soluciones innovadoras, tanto en el aeropuerto como durante el vuelo  En este foro Iberia también ha sido protagonista con una ponencia sobre movilidad, en la que ha presentado sus proyectos “Ipads para sobrecargos” e “IBHelp”. Además de… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Hosts 32nd Annual Terry Fox Run at Stanley Park, Sunday, September 16, 2012

Four Seasons Founder and CEO Isadore Sharp and Terry Fox

Event features MC & Global TV news anchor Jill Krop, Vancouver Fire Department warm up, complimentary breakfast and Kids Playzone. 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is organizing one of Vancouver’s most loved annual charitable events. Terry Fox remains a global hero for his brave and selfless approach to raising awareness and funds… Read the full press release

Revamped Recreation.Gov Rolled Out

R2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — On August 20, a new element in President Obama’s initiative to leverage travel and tourism as a key generator to fuel the economy and create jobs was unveiled with the announcement of a new design, improved navigation tools and expanded content for Recreation.Gov, the interagency website that guides visitors to 90,000 sites… Read the full press release

Iberia acoge a 40 empresas del sector aéreo de todo el mundo

La compañía española es anfitriona del 7º congreso internacional “GroundStar Users Conference”, que se celebra en Madrid hasta el viernes. Se han acreditado más de 200 representantes de las más importantes aerolíneas, aeropuertos y empresas de handling. El congreso está organizado por Inform GmbH, la empresa que desarrolló el sistema de gestión del “hub control”… Read the full press release

Bahrain International Airport Welcomes Inaugural Flight from Sri Lanka’s Mihin Lanka Airways

Bahrain International Airport Welcomes Inaugural Flight from Sri Lanka's Mihin Lanka Airways

2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) welcomed the inaugural flight of Mihin Lanka to the Kingdom of Bahrain on Sunday September 02, 2012. The new milestone of Mihin Lanka, a 100% owned airline by the government of Sri Lanka, is a reflection of its progressively growing operations. The ceremony was attended by top… Read the full press release

London 2012 airspace restrictions come to an end

2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — All airspace restrictions relating to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have now been lifted, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) confirmed today. The last restricted zone, shown as P114 on aviation charts, in place for the Paralympic Games, ended at midnight on Wednesday 12 September. Praising the role of the… Read the full press release

Sunday Night in the City at Four Seasons Hotel Boston

Sunday staycations are all the rage – book a Boston fall getaway now and enjoy exclusive amenities. Boston, U.S.A. 2012-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Introducing the Sunday Night in the City package at Four SeasonsHotel Boston, designed exclusively for guests seeking a night of R&R during the Hub’s most beautiful time of year. Stroll the Public Garden or Newbury Street… Read the full press release