Archive | June, 2012

Austrian Airlines: Operational transition to Tyrolean heading towards the finishing line

30 Jun

Next weekend, all of the flight operations of the Austrian Airlines Group, which has a fleet of some 80 aircraft, will be bundled at its 100% subsidiary Tyrolean Airways. More than 50% of all Austrian flights are already being “operated by Tyrolean”, especially those in Austria and to Central and Eastern Europe. As of July 1, Tyrolean will also operate the long-distance fleet. 

Source:- Travelandtoureurope.com

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United Airlines Launches Daily Service From Newark To Istanbul

30 Jun

United Airlines introduces its first-ever service to Turkey this weekend with the launch of daily nonstop service between Newark Liberty International Airport and Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, beginning July 1.

Flight 904 is scheduled to depart Newark Liberty daily at 7:27 p.m. and arrive in Istanbul at 12:20 p.m. the next day. 

Source:- Travelandtoureurope.com

Transaero Airlines Launched St. Petersburg – Milan Route with Moscow – Milan Flights on the Way

30 Jun

Saturday, June 30, 2012 – Transaero  Airlines operated its first-ever scheduled flight  to Malpensa airport in Milan  from St. Petersburg Pulkovo airport on June 28, 2012.  Scheduled service from Moscow Vnukovo airport  is due to start on June 30, 2012.

Transaero was pleased with the number of passengers on  the first flight from St. Petersburg to Milan demonstrating the  demand for the service. 

Source:- Travelandtoureurope.com

Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter offers Ideal Location

30 Jun

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter at the center of New Orleans’ world-famous historic district. Previously known as The Inn On Bourbon, the former Ramada property completed a multi-million dollar renovation prior to opening under the Four Points flag. 

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Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Opens Following Hotel Conversion

30 Jun

Saturday, June 30, 2012 – The fast growing Four Points by Sheraton brand, part of the Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (HOT) portfolio, has opened its latest U.S. hotel with the launch of Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown. The new Four Points is a conversion from an existing hotel , following a formula that has seen Four Points by Sheraton expand to more than 160 hotels around the world, with 24 additional hotels scheduled to open in 2012 alone. 

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Announces Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date

30 Jun

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.announced that it will release the company’s second quarter financial results prior to market open on Thursday, July 26, followed by a conference call at 10:30 a.m. ET. The conference call will include a brief discussion of the quarter and a question-and-answer session. It will be moderated by Stephen Pettibone, Vice President of Investor Relations.

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Park Plaza Hotels offers up to 20,000 free nights

30 Jun

Saturday, June 30, 2012 – Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, unveiled the Park Plaza® Ultimate Night Giveaway, where the first 20,000 people to register for the promotion will be eligible to receive 50,000 bonus Gold Points®, enough for a free night at any Park Plaza  hotel worldwide. 

Source:- Travelandtoureurope.com