The Club SPA by Feelunique launches Residential Spa Week Package

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — A stay at the stunning Club Hotel & Spa on the beautiful island of Jersey has just got even more tempting with the launch of the hotel’s first dedicated ‘Spa Week’ this Autumn. The luxury boutique hotel is offering the perfect escape for anyone seeking time away from the daily grind or… Read the full press release

September Events and Discounts at ZooAmerica

Hershey, Pa., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park is offering multiple events and discounts for visitors to enjoy throughout the month of September. Guests can experience: Ranger Scratch Back-to-School Barbecue On Friday, September 7, guests visiting ZooAmerica from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. can enjoy games, crafts, story-time, animal encounters and a free barbeque dinner to celebrate the… Read the full press release

Take Metrolink to the Los Angeles County Fair

Monthly passholders can ride Metrolink free during the weekends; Others can take advantage of the $10 Weekend Pass LOS ANGELES, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — For the 20th consecutive year, Metrolink will offer safe, affordable service directly to the Los Angeles County Fair. On Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of September, Metrolink’s San Bernardino Line trains… Read the full press release

VIA Rail’s Second Quarter Results Confirm Need for Modernization Plan

Halifax, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following the quarterly meeting of its Board of Directors in Halifax, N.S., VIA Rail Canada released its second quarter 2012 results today. The Corporation’s ridership and revenues were lower than in the same period last year, due partially to continued economic uncertainty affecting travel markets. However, as a result of stringent… Read the full press release

School Leavers Given Boost with Launch of Hilton Apprenticeship Academy

New scheme will create 100 opportunities across the UK LONDON, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — As exam results are released nationwide and young people contemplate their future, Hilton Worldwide has launched the Hilton Apprenticeship Academy, creating more than 100 opportunities for individuals to learn the art of hospitality across a range of disciplines within its UK hotels. The Hilton… Read the full press release

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Returns to Hershey

Tickets on sale Friday, August 31 at 10 a.m. Hershey, Pa., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mannheim Steamroller is bringing its annual holiday concert tour to Hershey Theatre on Monday, December 17 at 8 p.m. PANDORA Jewelry is sponsoring the tour, joining Mannheim Steamroller in presenting the best the holiday has to offer. Tickets for this show… Read the full press release

NEW WORLD HOTELS LAUNCHES “NW” PRIVATE LABEL CHAIN CODE

NoteWorthy Benefits to Travel Professionals and Consumers 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — New World Hotels will launch the private label chain code “NW” on 30 August 2012 with a NoteWorthy offer – 18 percent commission to travel agents and complimentary Internet access for room guests until 31 December 2012. The “NW” code facilitates easy location and booking of… Read the full press release

Sunday Family Crossover Brunch at Dusit Thani Manila

Sunday Family Crossover Brunch at Dusit Thani Manila

Makati, Philippines, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — At Dusit Thani Manila, Sundays are spent enjoying the company of family, friends and loved ones over a grand, spectacular feast at the Sunday Family Crossover Brunch. The only one of its kind, the Crossover Brunch redefines the concept of buffet and restaurant hopping in the metro. Imagine a hotel-wide… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Resort® Kicks Off Back to School Season with “Extra Credit” and Resort Stay Giveaway

Guests get $50 “extra credit” when they stay two consecutive nights up to $250; Free nights are up for grabs on Twitter ATLANTA, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — School is back in session, and teachers aren’t the only ones giving out “extra credit.”  IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced the Holiday Inn Resort® “Extra Credit” offer which rewards guests with a $50… Read the full press release

Hilton Pattaya Announces eforea Signature Correcting And Firming Facials Promotion Featuring Microcurrent Technology

Hilton Pattaya today unveiled new promotions at its eforea: spa at Hilton offering the eforea Signature Correcting and Firming Facial. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Innovative Spa Concept at Hilton Pattaya Continues to Raise the Bar in Service Excellence within a Highly Competitive Spa Industry PATTAYA, Thailand, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Pattaya today unveiled new promotions at its eforea: spa at Hilton offering the eforea Signature Correcting and Firming Facial. The treatment features microcurrent technology and is formulated to result in… Read the full press release

Notice of Change – Hello Kitty Jet Services from Sept. to Oct. 2012

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Due to aircraft scheduling, the flights below will not be made with the Hello Kitty Jet. However, inflight Hello Kitty service items and Hello Kitty meals will still be offered. Hello Kitty Jet flight routes and numbers affected by aircraft scheduling are as follows: Flight Route  Flight No. Date Details Taipei (Taoyuan)-Fukuoka… Read the full press release

Marriott Deals of the Week

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Deals of the Week “No Kidding” Package in Aruba With the kids back in school, there’s “No Kidding” around when it comes to relaxation at the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino.  Guests will have time to unwind with: • Tradewinds Club Ocean View room • Exclusive access to the Tradewinds Club… Read the full press release

San Antonio’s Las Americas Summit Week Provides International Visitors with Leisure and Business Opportunities

SAN ANTONIO, TX, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau is positioning Las Americas Summit Week (November 15-23, 2012) as an ideal time for Mexico-based visitors to enjoy San Antonio’s great offerings while enhancing their business relationships through networking opportunities. Las Americas Summit Week is set to be an exciting time to… Read the full press release

Hilton HHonors Celebrates 25 Years of Member Loyalty

HHonors Members to be Awarded with 25 Million Point Giveaway and 25 Days of Winning Sweepstakes MCLEAN, Va., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — This year, Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, celebrates its 25th anniversary. Since the first member joined in 1987, HHonors has grown to more than 30 million members worldwide,… Read the full press release

Nebraska Tourism debuts new online photo gallery

Searchable images available to media and tourism industry LINCOLN, NEB., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Nebraska Tourism Commission continues to make its website more accessible and useful, and now the beauty of Nebraska can be more easily shared through an improved online photo gallery. The new gallery can be accessed at photogallery.visitnebraska.com/start/. Attraction and destination marketers, as… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association Honors Tourism Marketing Organizations with Awards at ESTO

Diane Shober Named 2012 State Tourism Director of the Year WASHINGTON, D.C., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Winners of the 2012 Mercury and Destiny awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star were announced during the U.S. Travel Association’s annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference held in Boston. Mercury and Destiny Awards… Read the full press release

Introducing Minako At The Met

One of the highest restaurants in London, Minako at the Met has recently launched an Asian Fusion menu, incorporating the traditional Pan Asian cuisine whilst exploring a more creative approach in both preparation and presentation. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

New Menu Showcases Creative Asian Fusion Cuisine LONDON, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — One of the highest restaurants in London, Minako at the Met has recently launched an Asian Fusion menu, incorporating the traditional Pan Asian cuisine whilst exploring a more creative approach in both preparation and presentation. Located on the 23rd floor at Hilton London Metropole,… Read the full press release

Covered play paradise with panoramic view: Playport Dresden opens at the airport on 1 September

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dresden Airport is breathing new life into its former Terminal 2: Playport Dresden, Saxony’s most exciting indoor playground, opens there on 1 September. Operators Anke and Mario Otto have created around 2000 square metres of brightly coloured, air-conditioned adventure playground fun with a panoramic view of planes taking off and landing. Attractions… Read the full press release

PRESS KIT FOR AMERICAN TRAIL

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — American Trail showcases species that are gems of North American wildlife, and treasures to us all. These animals represent the triumph of the American spirit and conservation success stories. The majority of American Trail species have rebounded after facing severe threats. Many of the residents of American Trail have been listed as… Read the full press release

Marriott International Announces Release Date for Third Quarter 2012 Earnings

BETHESDA, Md., 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) will report third quarter 2012 earnings results on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at approximately 5:00 pm Eastern Time (ET).  The company will hold a conference call for the investment community to discuss its third quarter 2012 earnings on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 10 a.m…. Read the full press release

Aerolineas Argentinas inaugurates its flights to Rio Hondo hot springs

Buenos Aires, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Last Friday the President of Aerolineas Argentinas, Mariano Recalde, inaugurated the new route to Rio Hondo Hot Springs in Santiago del Estero, this will be the 34th destination for the flag carrier in all of the country. The International Airport at Rio Hondo Hot Springs was inaugurated on the 24th of… Read the full press release

Thinking Inside The Box

Hilton London Metropole, one of the largest conference hotels in Europe, continues to lead the way in the meetings and events market, with the introduction of its new Bento Box concept. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Hilton London Metropole Introduces New Bento Box Delegate Menu LONDON, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Hilton London Metropole, one of the largest conference hotels in Europe, continues to lead the way in the meetings and events market, with the introduction of its new Bento Box concept. A flexible and original dining option, the Bento Box Delegate Menu… Read the full press release

Baby Elephant Makes Grand Entrance at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

PHOTO NEWS RELEASE Baby Elephant Makes Grand Entrance at San Diego Zoo Safari Park SAN PASQUAL VALLEY, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hours after birth on Tuesday, an unnamed female African elephant made her public debut at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The 205-pound calf was born at 3:39 a.m. to the Safari Park’s matriarch, Swazi…. Read the full press release

Sabre Hospitality Solutions selected by New World Hotels to Launch Private Label Chain Code

New World Hotels offers special introductory offer to travel agents; 18 percent commission and complimentary internet access through December SOUTHLAKE, Texas, 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sabre Hospitality Solutions, a global technology company serving the hospitality industry, today announced that Hong Kong-based New World Hotels, managed by New World Hospitality has chosen Sabre Hospitality Solutions to launch its private… Read the full press release

Авиакомпании oneworld принимают участие в благотворительной акции

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Менеджер авиакомпании British Airways и статусный участник программы лояльности авиакомпании планируют совершить кругосветное путешествие менее чем за семь дней на рейсах авиакомпаний альянса oneworld, привлекая тем самым внимание к проблемам нуждающихся детей. Собранные средства будут направлены в совместную программу British Airways и фонда Comic Relief UK – Flying Start, в рамках которой оказывается… Read the full press release

Strictly Wheels cha cha cha, all the way to check-in

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Customers checking in for British Airways flights at Manchester airport this morning (Wednesday 29th August) found themselves in the middle of a dancefloor, as Strictly Wheels performed sambas, rumbas and cha-cha chas in the departure hall. Paula Molton and Gary Lyness (who are from Manchester) were last seen performing on ITV’s Britain’s… Read the full press release

CAA publishes prosecutions data for 2011 /12

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published its log of prosecutions for the year 2011/12, including details of the offences prosecuted, pleas and penalties imposed by the courts. In total during the year, the CAA undertook 16 prosecutions, resulting in fines totally in £20,050. The most common types of offences… Read the full press release

PHOTO RELEASE: FISHING CAT KITTENS EXPLORE THEIR YARD AT THE SMITHSONIAN’S NATIONAL ZOO

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Visitors to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo can now see its three-month-old fishing cat kittens exploring, playing, climbing and fishing on Asia Trail. The kittens and their mother, Electra, will be on exhibit from approximately 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day, weather permitting. They are most active in the morning. The kittens’… Read the full press release

San Diego Zoo Conducts First Exam of Giant Panda Cub

PHOTO NEWS RELEASE San Diego Zoo Conducts First Exam of Giant Panda Cub 2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — A giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo received its first veterinary exam this morning. The quick, 3-minute exam allowed staff just enough time to determine that the cub is healthy, thriving and weighs 1.5 pounds. Vets were… Read the full press release

PASSENGER NUMBERS SOAR ON EASYJET’S BUSIEST DAY

2012-08-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — easyJet, the UK’s largest airline has announced that a record breaking number of passengers will be boarding its aircraft today. Over 200,000 passengers will be flying easyJet on its busiest day of the year so far as they head to popular destinations such as Faro, Barcelona and Milan. As the night’s draw… Read the full press release