Airport, Airline, and Parking Industry News

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The purpose of this blog is to compile airport parking news as well as airport news and airline news in one place for our parking customers as well as those in the parking industry. The following articles and press releases on the airport, airline, and parking industry are from various news sources and the links will take you to the source's web site:

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Holiday Inn North Phoenix Undergoes $4.5m Renovation

Dec. 27, 2011 - Breaking Travel News -- IHG is opening the new Holiday Inn North Phoenix, which recently underwent a conversion from a Ramada Plaza hotel. The extensive $4.5 million renovation includes a complete remodeling of the hotel.

The first hotel in Phoenix to install a solarwater-heating system to provide hot water to the entire property, the new Holiday Inn North Phoenix was developed to be more efficient to build, operate and maintain.

Conveniently located just 15 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport and downtown Phoenix, the new hoteloffers 2,750 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center and an outdoor poolwith a whirlpool.

The new hotel includes features inkeeping with the $1 billion Holiday Inn re-launch, the largest project of itskind in the history of the hospitality industry. First announced in 2007, therelaunch program creates a more contemporary brand image as part of the driveto increase quality and consistency across the global portfolio. The programfocuses on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and aredesigned logo and signage. Read full article - Holiday Inn North Phoenix
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Best Airport Hotels in North America

Fairmont Vancouver Airport is ranked as the Best Airport Hotel in North America, Grand Hyatt Dallas/Fort Worth (2nd) and Westin Detroit Metropolitan in 3rd position.

Dec. 27, 2011 - The Fairmont Vancouver Airport was named the Best Airport Hotel in North America and the fifth best worldwide in this year's Skytrax World Airport Awards. The awards are based on a survey results from the Skytrax questionaire given to hotel guests.

The complete top 10 Airport Hotels: 1. Fairmont Vancouver Airport 2. Grand Hyatt Dallas/Fort Worth 3. Westin Detroit Metropolitan 4. Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport 5. Tampa Airport Marriott 6. Marriott Atlanta International Airport 7. Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel 8. Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport 9. Sheraton Gateway Toronto 10. Westin Washington Dulles Airport

Go to Skytrax site to read more about the Airport Hotel awards.
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Monday, December 26, 2011

Holiday Travel Remains Flat at LAX

December 23, 2011 - LA Daily News -- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is expected to experience one of the year's busiest travel days today, even though officials believe holiday travel in and out of the facility will be flat this year compared to last year. About 2.9 million passengers are expected to pass through the airport during the 18-day period from Dec. 17 through Jan. 3, the same volume as last year. Today and the two days before New Year's Eve are expected to be the busiest travel days. Read full LAX Article.
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Friday, December 16, 2011

Popular Phoenix Hotel - Howard Johnson International Airport Hotel

Dec 10, 2011 (openPR) -- Our focus has been on customer care and we pride ourselves in the fact that we have testimonials from satisfied customers to support our claim. Our staff is courteous, friendly and ready to attend to your needs 24x7 with a very personalized service. Stay with us once and decide yourself whether our claims are authentic or not.

Laced with all contemporary facilities, Howard Johnson International Airport Phoenix comes with features that can be compared with any world class hotels of 2 star categories. Managed by a team of professionals trained in hospitality this Phoenix Hotel offers 24 x7 services in addition to assistance to all its valued guests.

The guest rooms come equipped with elegant furniture, a bathroom comprising of an array of modern fittings and toiletry products. The spacious bedroom area consists of a cable TV, a microwave oven, a refrigerator and fresh brew coffee making facility for guest comfort and convenience. This Hotel in Downtown Phoenix also offers a free continental breakfast in addition to free local newspaper daily.

The Phoenix hotel also boasts of a business centre ideal for business meetings and seminars. The entire hotel area is well connected with a high speed internet as well as Wi-Fi facility. The guests can relax and view the hotel’s landscaped gardens or enjoy a spa treatment or workout at the hotel fitness center. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool which is open for use round the year...  Read More.

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

'Tis the Season to Save on Airport Parking with's New Rewards Program offers customers a new Airport Parking Rewards program that allows them to earn credit toward future reservations.

Suffield, Connecticut (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 -- Just in time for the holiday travel season, introduces its new, money-saving Airport Parking Rewards program for customers.

Since 2000, has been helping travelers reserve convenient, affordable, guaranteed off-airport parking at more than 85 airports in the US and Canada. With the new Airport Parking Rewards program, travelers can save even more by signing up and earning Parking Points. By writing reviews, sharing coupons and deals, making reservations, and more, customers earn Parking Points that can be redeemed for credit toward future reservations. is proud to introduce Airport Parking Rewards, a new way to reward our customers for doing what they already do on our site,” says Rebecca Metz, Community Manager at

The Airport Parking Rewards program is free to join at Parking Rewards on There is no limit to the total number of Parking Points customers can earn, and Parking Points never expire. The Airport Parking Rewards program is just getting started, so look for additional incentives and benefits in 2012.

Customers interested in additional savings can register for’s monthly newsletter, by entering their email address in the box on the right-hand side of the homepage. The monthly newsletter includes great travel tips and information, as well as coupon codes for parking at major airports.

For more information on Airport Parking Rewards, visit Parking Rewards on You’ll earn Parking Points just for signing up! Then visit’s’ Facebook page and follow @airport_parking on Twitter to earn even more Parking Points!

With more than 2 million reservations made and 200,000 user reviews, provides exclusive off-site parking deals that customers won’t find anywhere else!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Why Off Airport Parking at Newark Airport Saves Time, Money and Stress

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By Steve Mooar -- Airport Parking is one of the last things a traveler thinks about when planning a business or leisure trip, if they even think of it at all. Most travelers assume that parking on the airport is the easiest, safest, and cheapest way to go, but this is a big mistake, particularly at Newark Liberty Airport (EWR).
Newark Liberty has three levels of parking on the grounds. There is short term parking located across the access road from each of the terminals. The short term lots are an easy walk to the terminal as long as you do not have much luggage, but they cost $33 per day. Travelers can save as much as $9 a day by selecting one of the Daily Parking Garages and pay between $24 and $27 per day depending on the garage. The AirTrain light rail connects these garages to the terminals, but you have to walk to one of the stations, which can be a hassle if you have a lot of luggage. The least expensive on-airport option is the Economy Lots, but they still are relatively expensive at $18 a day and the buses that connect the Economy Lots to the terminals are slow and overcrowded.
Because of the high rates and inconvenience of parking at Newark Liberty, off-airport long term parking is very popular. There are over 10 Off-Airport Newark Liberty Parking options with rates as low as $7.75 per day, which works out to as much as a 76% savings over on-airport parking. The off-airport parking lots tend to be more convenient than their on-airport counterparts. The Off-Airport Newark Liberty Parking Lots are located near the major thoroughfares like I-78 and the New Jersey Turnpike, so the traveler does not even have to spend the time navigating around the airport. They also help you with your luggage and drop you off at the terminal, so if you use the skycap you are probably only walking a total of 50 feet with your luggage.
For added convenience, most off-airport operators have online reservation forms and even offer valet options for added convenience. Making an online reservation for parking, guaranteeing your parking spot, is a good idea, particularly if you are traveling during a holiday or other periods of busy travel. If you have every driven around Newark Airport trying to find a parking spot the week of Thanksgiving, you know what I am talking about.
The bottom line is that off-airport Newark Airport Parking saves the traveler money, time and most important a less stressful start to a vacation or business trip. Give it a try.
Steve Mooar the founder of Search Airport Parking ( ), a web site that provides information on on-airport and off-airport parking as well as general airport information including maps, services, ground transportation, etc. Steve has over 10 years of travel industry experience in Airport Parking and Car Rental.

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Monday, December 12, 2011 Offers Pre- or Post-Flight Alternatives to Tight Travel Schedules and Cramped Flights

Fewer Flights Mean More Customers Vying for Fewer Seats

SUFFIELD, CT, Dec 08, 2011 (Press Release) -- With the recent announcement of American Airlines filing for bankruptcy, along with higher fuel prices, travelers may find fewer flights and smaller, more crowded planes. Fewer flights may tighten up further holiday travelers' schedule options for the most convenient time for flying.

With these limited flight schedule choices, many travelers won't have the options, as in previous years, in choosing their most convenient departure times. Also, many airlines are switching to smaller, more economical planes for regional travel to decrease overhead, shrinking schedule availability further.

Airlines have reduced choices to early morning departures with late night returns, which can be a big hassle, but now there is an excellent alternative to an early morning airport drive that avoids any unpredictable traffic or fatigue after the late night return flights.

Jack Lambert, CEO of, offers a great solution for traveling on these pre-dawn flights: Arrive at the airport the night before and stay in a comfortable hotel close to the airport that provides parking for the duration of the trip. These hotels also provide shuttle service to and from the terminal. has hundreds of these hotels listed to choose from in over 129 airports locations.

Lambert says, "Our site offers easy online reservations for many of your favorite hotel brands located near the airport. The package rates may be equal to or less than parking alone at the airport. Parking from 3 to 14 days or longer is included in the rate. Travelers can stay the night before and arrive at the airport refreshed from a good night's sleep complete with the peace of mind that their car is safe. If a stay on the return is preferred, travelers can get some rest before that long drive home, where previously they may have driven fatigued and unsafe."

While travel is not getting any easier, with tight airline schedules and space cutbacks, travelers don't have to forfeit their rest for early morning departures or late night returns. By simply reserving a hotel parking package through, that early morning flight, or late night return, will no longer be a hassle.

For information, visit or call 1-800-PARKING.

About, Inc., a trendsetter and industry leader in hotel, parking, and airline reservations, offers travelers deals on overnight stays at over 1,500 hotels located just minutes from more than 129 airports in the U.S., Canada, and Europe -- along with free parking for 7-14 days or more plus complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminal.

Reservations may be made at or toll-free at 1-800-PARKING (727-5464).

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Guide to Atlanta Airport During the Holiday Rush

November 20, 2011 - Atlanta Journal Constitution - By Kelly Yamanouchi -- It’s time for the holiday rush with some changes in security measures, as well. Travelers should be prepared for the possibility of imaging machines, pat-downs and delays. Here are a few things fliers need to know as they navigate the Atlanta Airport:

Be early
- Delta Air Lines is advising travelers to get to the airport three hours in advance of international flights and up to two hours in advance of domestic flights. Check with your airline for more specific suggestions.

- For Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport information, go to or call 1-800-897-1910.

Security lines
- Hartsfield-Jackson’s main security checkpoint is on one end of the main terminal and has 22 lanes for passengers flying out. A maze line leads to the checkpoint. The line usually moves slowly but steadily. The airport has four lanes at a Terminal South checkpoint and six lanes at a Terminal North checkpoint. Signs will direct travelers to three types of lanes they can choose from: Black Diamond for expert, elite or frequent business travelers; Blue Square for more casual travelers with carry-on baggage and a basic understanding of security requirements; and Green Circle for those with special needs or those traveling with young children in strollers.

- The TSA this year also launched a new “trusted traveler” program at Hartsfield-Jackson and a few other airports, allowing some travelers such as the most frequent fliers on Delta to opt into the “PreCheck” program for a chance at expedited screening. The PreCheck lane is one of the lanes at the South security checkpoint at Hartsfield-Jackson.

- You must have a boarding pass and photo ID to go through security and on to the gate concourses.
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Offsite Parking Cuts Tampa Airport's Cash

Tampa Airport estimates competitors rake in nearly $3 mil. annually.

November 22, 2011 - St. Petersburg Times - By STEVE HUETTEL -- Gail Wohl cruises right past Tampa Airport to find parking when she flies out of town.

Rather than use the airport's $9-per-day remote economy garage, the South Pasadena travel agent pulls into A-1 Express Airport Parking on the southern fringe of TIA. She drops off her car outside the office. A driver loads her luggage onto a free shuttle to the airport terminal 2 miles away.

And Wohl's $30 parking bill for four days is $6 cheaper than the airport's fee would be.

"It's a convenience, the price is good and you don't have to go look for your car when you get back," she said. "It's just so easy."

Most off-airport parking businesses compete strictly on price, shaving a few bucks off TIA's daily rate. That can add up to a tidy savings for travelers on extended trips.

Some offsite operators also offer services customers can't get at the airport: advance reservations for busy travel periods, oil changes and discount deals. A-1 Express customers can collect frequent-parking points, good for car washes and free parking.

The vast majority of travelers who drive to TIA still park in airport-owned garages. But more and more, offsite parking operators are nibbling away at the airport's share of the business, said Ed Cooley, TIA's vice president of operations.  Continue reading Tampa Airport Parking article.

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Monday, November 21, 2011

South Beach Group Hotels Announce Black Friday Cybersale with Vacation Discounts up to 80% Off

The South Beach hotel group known for trendy hotels at affordable prices prepares to offer incredible discounts on reservations booked on Black Friday

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As holiday shoppers prepare to take advantage of retail discounts this Black Friday, the South Beach Group plans to offer deep savings to their loyal customers and savvy discount travelers.

From 12:01am to 11:59pm on November 25th budget travelers who log onto will find room rates discounted up to 80% at all South Beach Group hotels including The Catalina Hotel & Beach Club, Metropole South Beach, Chesterfield Hotel + Suites, Hotel Chelsea, Hotel Shelley, Whitelaw Hotel, Riviera South Beach, Tradewinds and Hollywood Beach Suites, Hostel + Hotel. Discounts will be available for reservations made from November 25th 2011 through December 31st 2012.

“We decided to pass along deep discounts directly to our customers instead of third-party websites like Expedia or Priceline,” said owner-operator Alan Lieberman. Guests will have the option to select their choice of accommodations among a wide array of room types with rates starting as low as $39.00 per night. From shared bunk-style rooms to private one and two bedroom full suites, guests can book an incredible trip or give a South Beach vacation to their loved ones for the holidays.

All South Beach Group hotels offer complimentary round trip shuttle service from Miami International Airport, cocktail hour nightly, Wi-Fi and VIP club passes. Guests at the Catalina Hotel & Beach Club and Riviera Hotel can enjoy the hotel’s beach club with two free beach chair passes per day.

South Beach Group is the leading independent boutique hotel company in South Florida. The South Beach Group currently owns and operates the Hollywood Beach Suites, Catalina Hotel + Beach Club, Shelley, Whitelaw, Chesterfield Hotel & Suites, Metropole South Beach, the Hotel Chelsea, Tradewinds Apartment + Hotel, and the new Riviera South Beach. South Beach Group hotels offer accommodations from economy hotels suited for the budget minded traveler to upscale hotels that accommodate the most sophisticated travelers.  Go to original Press Release

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Thanksgiving Kicks Off the Busiest Travel Season of the Year

FlightView Presents Top-10 Tips for Holiday Travel 

BOSTON, Nov 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Attention holiday travelers: the most hectic travel season of the year is quickly approaching. The 2011 holiday travel forecast is predicting 20.9 million domestic flyers this Thanksgiving season. While that number represents a two percent drop in the total number of seats filled from 2010, don't be fooled -- the heightened security, weather delays, crowded terminals, overbooked flights and expensive baggage fees are here to stay.

"The holidays are always a stressful time, and travel is a big contributor to the madness," said Mike Benjamin, CEO of FlightView, the leader in day-of-travel information. "But with just a little extra preparation, travelers can enjoy a more productive and calmer experience for themselves and their families."

Here's a look at FlightView's top 10 travel tips for the 2011 holiday season:

1. Plan for airport congestion -- Heightened security and higher volume will undoubtedly slow travelers down. Holiday travelers should plan a 30-45 minute additional buffer when deciding when to leave for the airport.

2. Travel light -- Overhead compartments and under seat storage will be at a minimal this year and airline personnel are expected to be less lenient about overstuffed and additional carry-on bags.

3. Monitor flight changes -- The easiest way to reduce stress and save time is to stay informed by proactively monitoring the departure and arrival times for all flights, including connections. Travelers are advised to check on the status of flights, via flight-tracking sites like, prior to leaving for the airport.

4. Leverage smart phones -- Instead of fighting crowds and lugging bags around the airport to get a glance at the airport display boards, travelers should tap mobile phones to stay up-to-date on flight information. Many fight-tracking apps can keep users up-to-date on any changes with push alerts.

5. Bookmark the airport's mobile website -- For travelers that don't want to download an app, the airport's mobile website is the next fastest and easiest way to get flight information while on the go. If the airport does not have a mobile site, bookmark FlightView's mobile tracker.

6. Plan for parking -- It's essential to plan ahead for airport parking. One parking detour may be enough to make a traveler miss a flight. Flyers can leverage FlightView's free airport parking tool to see available lots and current rates.

7. Dress for security success --Travelers can save valuable time by preparing for security before leaving for the airport. Travelers should have only the essentials in their pockets -- wallet, keys, cell phone and ticket. 8. Check-In early -- Avoid the lines at the airport. Many airlines allow flight check-in up to 24 hours in advance.

10. Don't forget the pick-up person -- Travelers should update the pick-up person on the status of their flight to help them avoid countless airport circling and congestion.

Backed by more than 30 years of flight-tracking experience, FlightView offers travelers several free tools to help with holiday travel. FlightView's mobile website and mobile apps -- available on the Android, iPhone, Blackberry and Palm - offer travelers a simple way to track flights and stay informed while on the go. Another useful tool for holiday travelers is FlightView's airport information page, which offers travelers real-time updates on airport delays, flight changes, limousine services, and parking facilities. To track your holiday flight now, visit

About FlightView:
FlightView is the recognized provider of the most accurate, real-time flight information solutions for the aviation and travel industries. FlightView's mobile, Dispatch and FVXML products help aviation and travel professionals achieve superior customer service with actionable real-time information. FlightView's information displays can be seen at airport terminals and on the Web sites of the largest major airports, airline and travel companies. FlightView's software services and solutions are relied upon by the US government, the world's largest airlines, airports, aviation and travel professionals, ground transportation companies and news outlets. FlightView's mobile applications help consumers control travel plans. Founded in 1981, and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, FlightView has nearly 30 years of experience in building and supporting mission-critical systems for the FAA and the Volpe Center. To access real-time flight information online, visit FlightView Flight Tracker or FlightView Mobile Flight Tracker.

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Latest Sky Harbor Airport Parking Promotion Saves You Money on Thanksgiving Travel

Traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday? If so, you’re in luck as Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport offers another valuable airport parking coupon.

The November parking promotion offers 40% off the full day rate at any of the terminal parking garages from November 16 - 30, 2011. This means that you can conveniently park in a covered area and walk right into the terminal to catch your flight. It is quick and easy.

To get this Sky Harbor Airport Parking coupon, click here and download it (you only need one coupon, even for multiple days). The coupon is for 40% off the daily rate of $25 which means that you will not pay more than $15 a day with the coupon during this November parking promotion. Please note this coupon is not valid in the Terminal 2 Economy Garage section, but is valid in the Terminal 2 Daily section of the garage ($25 daily rate).  Read More

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel's New Spa Relaxes, Pampers and Nourishes

AltiSpa Offers Relaxing Post- and Pre-Flight Treatments at Montreal Airport

QUEBEC, Nov 22, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- While we can't take the pain out of flying, the Montreal Airport Marriott, a leader among hotels near YUL airport, has the next best thing -- AltiSpa. The hotel's new spa facility is the perfect way to unwind after a long flight, soothe sore muscles during a long layover or prepare your body for hours in an airplane seat.

Guests will find themselves in an instant state of relaxation in our warm, welcoming spa, where the focus is relaxation, pampering and nourishing our visitors. And because we are located inside Montreal-Trudeau Airport, we're a convenient option for those on layovers, and offer a number of express services, including facials, pedicures and manicures. Our AltiSpa Pressotherapy is perfect after a long flight; the treatment relieves "heavy" legs by stimulating blood and lymphatic circulation. For a comforting and relaxing treatment, the Body Massage with Hot Stones soothes and heals with warm volcanic rocks. Before deciding which facial on our menu is best for you, take advantage of our free SkinScope Analysis. Or, simply choose our AltiSpa Advanced Signature Facial, customized for your skin.

We also offer a number of spa packages, in addition to Montreal Airport Marriott packages. Those with layovers and limited time can opt for the Spa Express, which includes a signature facial and express manicure. Our Half Day package includes a signature facial, body wrap, pressotherapy and relaxing massage. For the ultimate pampering experience, the Full Day package will take you on a relaxing journey with a signature facial, body wrap, pressotherapy, therapeutic massage, spa pedicure and manicure, and a gourmet lunch. Read the full Montreal Airport Marriott press release.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Some of Michigan's Hotels on Upswing Including Around Detroit Airport

November 2, 2011 - Detroit Free Press - by John Gallagher -- With Michigan's economy slowly recovering, hotels in many parts of the state report an upswing in occupancy, a leading hotel analyst reported this week.

Charles Skelton, president of Ann Arbor-based Hospitality Advisors, said in his mid-year report that three submarkets in particular were reporting higher occupancies -- downtown Detroit, Ann Arbor and the Romulus/Metro Airport area. 

"With most of the downsizing in the auto industry behind us, many of the auto-centric submarkets in metro Detroit have been relatively stable since 2009," Skelton wrote. "Not surprisingly, in many of the other Detroit submarkets, new and renovated properties have enjoyed strong or increased numbers."  Read More.

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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Holiday Inn Express at LaGuardia Airport to Join the Growing Energy Efficiency Movement

The Holiday Inn Express at LaGuardia Airport took a step toward becoming "carbon neutral" by teaming up with Green Energy Solutions, an energy consulting company, and will reduce their energy costs by 18.2%, or $13,493, per year.

Flushing, NY (PRWEB) -- The Holiday Inn Express at LaGuardia Airport took a step forward in its goal of going “carbon neutral” by becoming one of the first hotels in the Holiday Inn chain to install an energy management system. The hotel was advised by energy consulting firm Green Energy Solutions, a Con Edison market partner, to install in-room monitoring systems and HVAC controls that they project will save them 18.2% in energy costs, or $13,493 each year.

“The decision to invest in this system was made easy by the great rebates we got from Con Edison,” said Amit Ghandi, president of M&R Hotel Management Group, the entity that owns the hotel. Almost 50% of the project cost was subsidized by rebates from Con Edison, who offer project subsidies and other incentives to buildings who have approved the installation of energy management systems to lower energy demand.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Yearlong Construction at Houston Hobby Airport Starts This Week

October 25, 2011 - Houston Chronicle - By Dale Lezon -- The upper-level ramp at Hobby Airport is scheduled to be closed beginning Wednesday for a yearlong construction project to replace the pavement, said officials with the Houston Airport System.

 During the $4.9 million project, the passenger drop-off area will be moved to an attached parking garage. A temporary check-in area for Southwest Airlines will also be established on the terminal's ground floor in the baggage claim area. Read More

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Friday, October 21, 2011

When Flying Out of O'Hare Consider a Rosemont, IL Hotel

Stay at one of the O Hare Hotels that offer parking near the O’Hare Airport the night before your flight to take the stress out of getting to the airport and save on O’Hare Airport Parking

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 21, 2011 (PRESS RELEASE) –- Rosemont, Illinois is located a few miles from the O’Hare Airport and is home to a collection of hotels that offer Park Sleep and Fly packages.Park Sleep and Fly is an alternative to airport parking where a hotel near the airport packages airport parking with one night stay.

Park Sleep and Fly is a great option for a traveler that has an early morning flight, a distance to travel to the airport, or a concern about traffic delays on the way to the airport.Also, Park Sleep and Fly Hotel Packages are competitive with airport parking rates. The packages are often priced less than the equivalent price for parking at an on-airport parking lot.

“For example, staying at a Rosemont area hotel costs as little as $70 for one night and 15 days of parking, which works out to $4.67 per day,” Steve Mooar a representative of Search Airport Parking commented. “Compare this to O’Hare Airport Parking ranging from $9.00 to $51.00 per day and the savings add up.” has information on the hotels in Rosemont and other hotels around O’Hare that offer Park Sleep and Fly packages.There is also information on park sleep and fly hotels at 21 other airports in the United States and 2 airports in Canada.

For more information on O Hare Hotels, or to make a reservation, visit

About Search Airport Parking 

In 2010, Search Airport Parking was founded to provide informative web resources for travelers and travel service operators.The two web sites managed by Search Airport Parking. and, include an airport directory that pulls together information on airport transportation, terminals, directions, and airport parking into one place so travelers are just as prepared when they get to the departure airport as they are when they arrive at their destination. Search Airport Parking offers advertising, reservations, and sponsor listing options to travel service operators.

For more information, visit:; call: 908-827-1490; or email:

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Breakfast Is on Us at the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport Hotel

Enjoy Great Rates and Breakfast for Two at This Beautiful San Francisco Airport Hotel

October 17, 2011 - SAN MATEO, CA, - Press Release -- Weekend travelers can enjoy contemporary accommodations and complimentary breakfast with special rates at stylish SFO Airport hotels in San Mateo, CA where convenient access to San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge and other area attractions makes it easy to create a relaxing and fun-filled weekend getaway.

Great rates, spacious accommodations and a daily breakfast for up to two adults and children ages 12 and under at the hotel's California Grill are included with the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport hotel's "Stay for Breakfast" package. The package allows travelers a stylish getaway while enjoying the sights of San Francisco and the surrounding area.

The San Francisco airport hotel with shuttle service offers guests easy access to attractions such as Fisherman's Wharf Pier 39, the San Francisco Zoo, Chinatown and Alcatraz Island. The Golden Gate Bridge is less than 30 minutes away; and Wine Country Tours inside the popular Napa Valley or drives to local coastal towns and beaches, all filled with local charm, are a great way to spend a relaxing weekend. A tantalizing offering of fine restaurants in San Mateo, California make this Mediterranean-style hotel by San Francisco Airport an exceptional destination for venturing out for a weekend filled with California adventure.  Read More

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Grand Hyatt DFW Debuts Completed $13 Million Renovation to the Airport Hotel

Premier Dallas Airport Hotel More Equipped Than Ever to Cater to Upscale Business Travelers and Groups

October 18, 2011 - Dallas, TX - Press Release -- Grand Hyatt DFW, one of the world’s top hotels for business and international leisure travelers, today announced the official completion of its recent $13 million renovation. The enhancements upgrade the 298-room DFW airport hotel with fresh finishes and highly-stylized art as well as technological updates that focus on energy conservation while creating a sophisticated welcome scene upon entering the room.

“Grand Hyatt DFW already set the standard for luxury business and international travel,” said General Manager Lance Marrin. “With this renovation completed, we are even better equipped to give every guest a signature experience with the best of comfort, convenience and technology.”

Dallas design firm Seifert Murphy brought a fresh artistic spin to the hotel’s décor with 1,300 pieces of new art by Dallas photographer, Richard Bettinger. Bettinger created and trademarked his Decompressionism™ style, which abstractly depicts the reflection of light and color without any post-production manipulation.  Read More

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Miami Airport (MIA) Simplifies Rates for Long and Short Term Parking

All Parking Spaces Are Capped at $17 per Day Effective October 1 

Sept 30, 2011 - Miami-Dade County, FL - PRESS RELEASE -- New rates going into effect at Miami International Airport at 12:01 a.m. on October 1 will simplify the cost of parking at MIA to $17 per day, or $2 for every 20 minute increment up to two hours and 40 minutes. The new rate slashes the previous charge of $30 for spaces in the short-term lot immediately outside the airport's Central Terminal while increasing by $2 the maximum daily rate in the Dolphin and Flamingo garages near North and South Terminal. This is the first rate increase at MIA in approximately five years.

“MIA has recently made a number of improvements to expedite the flow of traffic and improve customer service, including the implementation of SunPass Plus and valet parking for both North and South Terminal. With the opening of new terminal facilities for international arrival passengers, all 8,059 of our parking spaces are now considered premium parking spaces depending on your airline,” said Miguel Southwell, Miami-Dade Aviation Department Deputy Director for Business Retention and Development. “The rates have therefore been simplified to reflect this change.”

MIA continues to offer valet parking in the Dolphin and Flamingo garages for $18 within three hours or $30 per day for three hours or more. Economy Park and Ride parking is also available for $3 each hour for the first two hours or a daily rate of $8. Go to Miami Airport Press Release.

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Atlanta Airport's ‘New Front Door' to Open in Spring

Sept 27, 2011 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - By Kelly Yamanouchi -- The Atlanta airport’s new $1.4 billion international terminal, which will change the way some travelers use the sprawling complex, is entering the final stretch of construction after a long and bumpy journey.

Now set to open next spring -- six years after the initial target date -- the terminal will create “a new front door to the airport,” said Atlanta Airport general manager Louis Miller, by offering an access point on the east side, off I-75.

The terminal is mainly designed for passengers using the adjacent international gate concourses. One of its most-touted features: it will bring an end to the cumbersome baggage process now required of Atlanta-bound international travelers. If flying with checked luggage, they must recheck it after clearing customs, then pick it up again after taking the airport train to the distant main terminal.

At the same time, one task for airport officials is making sure local travelers and regular visitors, long used to coming and going from one terminal for all flights, don’t end up in the wrong place. Read More

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

DFW Airport Begins Terminal E Expansion Project

Sept 21, 2011 - Airlines and Destinations -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW Airport) is beginning construction to add 54,000 square feet of “landside” interior terminal space in Terminal E, creating more room for ticketing, baggage claim, security and passenger services in areas before passengers pass through security checkpoints.

The work will expand the terminal building between gates E17 and E31, and is part of the DFW Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program (TRIP). The initial phase of TRIP for Terminal E also includes the reactivation of its ‘satellite’ terminal, which houses seven aircraft gates.

TRIP is a seven-year, $1.9 billion renovation plan to renew all four of DFW’s original terminals, which first opened when the airport itself opened in 1974. Under TRIP, DFW will replace aging infrastructure systems, update concessions and redesign terminal space to improve the passenger experience substantially.  Read More

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Aloft's First Hotel Conversion Project is Near San Francisco Airport

Aloft turns to conversions to meet global demand from partners, developers, consumers 

Sept 19, 2011 - Travel Daily News -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the first conversion of an existing hotel to its “style-at-a-steal” Aloft brand, launching a new phase of growth for one of the world’s most talked-about hotel brands.

Aloft San Francisco Airport, a former Clarion property, will undergo a significant renovation before opening as an Aloft in the summer of 2012. The 253-room hotel is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts and this significant investment demonstrates Starwood’s strong commitment to the three-year-old Aloft brand.

“Building on the success of adaptive reuse projects like the award-winning Aloft Dallas Downtown, a former railroad depot, we’ve developed a conversion-friendly strategy for existing hotels to meet owner and guest demand for the brand while helping our partners reposition existing assets in a cost-effective manner,” Simon Turner, President of Global Development for Starwood. “We believe that many well-located, older hotels in metro markets represent enormous untapped repositioning potential. With the right capital investment and the backing of Starwood’s powerful platforms, these assets will benefit from Aloft’s ever-growing guest loyalty.” Read more

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Monday, September 19, 2011

The Sky's the Limit for Buffalo Airport

Expanded service, cheaper flights spur rise in Buffalo Airport's importance to the local economy

Sept 19, 2011 - Buffalo News - by Matt Glynn -- The Buffalo Niagara International Airport is on track to serve more than 5 million total passengers this year -- for the sixth consecutive year.

Those big numbers have become practically routine for the airport, making it easy to forget how different the picture was for fliers in the 1990s, when the Buffalo airport had dingy, outdated facilities and was known for high fares.

All of that began to change when the airport's flashy new terminal debuted in late 1997, and began turning the airport into a regional asset. It has become a draw for businesses that send employees out and welcome clients here; a tool for residents who can live here and work elsewhere, and an economic engine for the surrounding community, fueling hotel construction and employment.  Read More

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Friday, September 16, 2011

FasTrack Airport Parking at DFW Airport is Now the Parking Spot 2

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Facility Part of the Nation's Largest Near-Airport Parking Company

Sept 15, 2011 - DALLAS - Press Release -- FastTrack airport parking at the DFW Airport will officially transition to The Parking Spot 2 on September 15th. The Parking Spot 2 is part of the near-airport parking network that stretches from both coasts, and includes 65,183 parking spaces in 40 facilities at 24 airports across the country.

"While FastTrack has a loyal following among Dallas travelers, we're excited about welcoming thousands of guests to a new level of service and convenience at The Parking Spot 2 that is unmatched in our industry," said Mark P. Wildman, Senior Vice President of Marketing for The Parking Spot.  "We've developed a hospitality-driven brand and culture that we believe we can successfully infuse into the operating dynamics of the FastTrack facility here in Dallas and around the country."

 At The Parking Spot 2 - Dallas, which features more than 800 covered spaces, guests will ride to and from the airport in the company's distinctive yellow and black spotted shuttles, which pick up guests at their vehicle and run continuously to the airport.  Shuttle drivers offer complimentary luggage assistance on their departure and return.  Additionally, guests are provided with a complimentary newspaper upon arrival and chilled bottled water at exit and may also join the Spot Club, the industry's most flexible airport parking rewards program that offers free parking with as few as seven paid days.

 Many improvements have been made at The Parking Spot 2 to make the consumer experience even more satisfying.  Some of the renovations include painting the parking lot and adding new space numbering; adding new islands, ticket booths and canopies; lighting signage; landscaping and updating the office building.  The back entrance/exit was reconfigured to allow for better traffic flow.

The Parking Spot 2 is located at 5100 W. John Carpenter Freeway in Irving.  For directions, reservations and more information, visit

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Volunteers to Give New Sacramento Airport Terminal a Dry Run

Sept 13, 2011 - The Sacramento Bee - By Tony Bizjak -- When the doors slide open on Sacramento International Airport's $1 billion expansion next month, it will be critical from the first moment that passengers find their way to their planes without confusion or consternation.

That's why, airport officials said, they've invited 120 volunteers next week for a dry run – to see how they navigate the new facilities, from the parking lots to the ticket stations to the boarding gates.

If there's a problem, officials said, they need to know now rather than on Oct. 6, when real passengers will need to get to real flights.

"You're basically turning off the lights one night (at old Terminal B), and opening at 5 a.m. the next morning at the new terminal," said the airport's Robert Spitler. "You can't be wrong."  Read More

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Five Years of Hospitality Celebrated by Premier Montreal Trudeau Airport Hotels

Sep 07, 2011 - MONTREAL - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX -- Celebrating five years of providing impeccable accommodations and exceptional service to travelers, two Montreal Airport Hotels, both by Marriott, are not only celebrating their individual accomplishments, but their shared passion for customer satisfaction.

August 2011 marked the five-year anniversary for both the Marriott's Residence Inn and Courtyard Montreal Airport Hotels. Providing stylish airport lodging, these hotels are connected so guests can enjoy perfectly detailed accommodations and the convenience of added amenities. While Courtyard guests are pampered with spacious and well-appointed guest rooms that offer comfort and functionality, travelers staying at The Residence Inn enjoy roomy all-suite accommodations ideal for business executives, extended-stay travelers and families. Montreal travelers can enjoy amenities at both hotels including the shared Orville Restaurant for exciting International cuisine offered daily for breakfast lunch and dinner; and the YUL Bar Lounge, a great place for catching up with friends and relaxing at day's end with flavorful cocktails, light fare and large flat screen TVs.  Read More

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Thursday, September 8, 2011

San Diego Airport/Liberty Station Hotel Wins Four Awards

Sep 06, 2011 - IRVING, Texas - BUSINESS WIRE -- The Huntington Hotel Group, is proud to announce that the Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station won four prestigious awards at the annual Courtyard Conference. In addition to the hotel achieving Gold Circle and Silver Circle, Rick Brown, the hotel General Manager won Courtyard's 2010 General Manager of the Year and also Diamond General Manager of the year.

One of Rick's many strengths is his ability to lead his team by example with his drive to succeed and his relentless positive energy -- not to mention his ability to make his team laugh. Rick has an infectious smile that radiates from the inside out, and he uses his smarts and vitality to inspire his team to provide top-notch service to their guests. Read More.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

New Parking Lot Shuttle Buses Coming to Orlando International

September 7, 2011 - Orlando Sentinel -- Orlando International Airport has purchased six new shuttle buses that should make many of the trips from the airport’s Blue Lot long-term parking area to the terminal less congested.

The new buses, costing $130,000 apiece, are about the same size as the 11-year-old buses they’ll be replacing, but the seating is configured along the walls, rather than in rows, allowing for wider, more comfortable seats and more leg room. The luggage racks also will be slightly larger.

The buses, manufactured by Arboch of Joplin, Mo., also are equipped with TV screens that will rotate various airport-related customer service messages. Read More

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Airport Parking Problems at DFW Lead to Off-Site Parking Increase

Suffield, CT (OPENPRESS) July 14, 2011 -- This is reflected in a recent customer satisfaction survey, which found that parking satisfaction at Dallas Airport had decreased from 8.46 to 5.77 out of 10. It has been reported that sixty percent of passengers said it is hard to find a space in Terminal A. Normally, around 55% of passengers are either dropped off at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport or park at off-site facilities. Since the terminal construction project has started to affect parking for Terminal A and, subsequently, for Terminal C, this figure has risen to around 65% of passengers seeking alternative parking solutions.

For those customers looking for parking suitable for Dallas Airport, there are currently more than 10 off-site parking lots serving the airport. As well as the ability to reserve your space before you go so you know without doubt that you will be able to park your car, the off-site lots also offer a free shuttle bus service to the airport so you will be able to get to your final destination. DFW off airport parking starts at as little as $5 per day and there are a range of different options available to meet passengers’ needs.

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Thursday, July 7, 2011

As Vast Miami International Airport Upgrade Wraps Up, More in Wings

July 7, 2011 - Miami Today - By Zachary Fagenson -- Think the massive, multi-billion-dollar North Terminal at Miami International Airport is the last big project we'll see there for years? Think again.

Miami-Dade's aviation department is about halfway through three-year planning to lay out what it feels it needs to do, including construction, to keep up with cargo demands and passenger traffic after 2015.

The process kicked off in April 2009 with passenger surveys, airport traffic forecasts and cargo and airline maintenance provider surveys.

Most recently, officials met May 5 with stakeholders to analyze a stack of possible scenarios the airport might deal with through 2035. The group whittled that list to four for air travel and a fifth for cargo projections. Read More.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Allpro Parking Announces First Airport Parking Location

Professional parking company, Allpro Parking, recently began parking operations at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.

Buffalo, NY, June 22, 2011 --( Allpro Parking, LLC recently began operation and management of the public parking facilities at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport located at 72 Brown Road, Ithaca, NY 14850. This is the first airport parking location for Allpro Parking. Allpro’s leadership team and managers have many years of experience in all aspects of airport parking operations.

The new location provides short term and long term parking options with weekly parking permits available. The long-term parking has a capacity of 308 spaces and 178 spaces in short-term.

“This is an excellent opportunity for Allpro Parking to showcase our versatile expertise by expanding our operations into airport parking and transportation services,” said Rick Serra, President/CEO. “Coupled with the launch and implementation of our new healthcare division, we’re able to demonstrate our various skillsets in all areas of the parking industry.”

Allpro Parking manages and operates over 85 locations throughout Western New York and Ohio, including Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Jamestown, Ithaca, Cleveland and Cincinnati.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

20 Years Fly By for Southwest at Sacramento Airport

June 15, 2011 - The Sacramento Bee - By Rick Daysog -- Call it the airport expansion paid for by Southwest Airlines.  The new, $1.1 billion terminal nearing completion at Sacramento International Airport owes much of its funding to the Dallas-based carrier, which on Tuesday celebrated the 20th anniversary of its launch in the Sacramento market.

When Southwest arrived, the Sacramento airport consisted of one cramped and aging terminal. A new terminal – occupied mainly by Southwest – was added in 1998. An even larger terminal and parking lot will be finished this fall.

"If you didn't have a dominant and profitable carrier (like Southwest) in the Sacramento market, this expansion might never have happened," said Kevin Freiberg, co-author of the 1996 book "NUTS!: Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success."  Read more at

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Toronto Pearson Announces New Strategy

Canada’s Airport Working to Become North America’s International Gateway

June 7, 2011 - TORONTO - Press Release -- Today, Toronto Pearson International Airport announced its ambition to become North America’s leading international gateway by focusing on expanding Toronto’s reach through growing connecting traffic and the number of international destinations served from the airport. In order to achieve this, Toronto Pearson will build on its current strengths as Canada’s leading airport by placing more focus on improving the overall airport experience. Over the coming months and years, a number of new products and services will be introduced to help all passengers move more easily and comfortably through the airport. Today, Toronto Pearson will introduce a new brand identity to signal this change in focus.

“We understand that both airlines and guests have more choice than ever and we appreciate the need to make sure we are offering them what they need so they will choose Toronto Pearson. A successful Toronto Pearson has a positive impact on the local, regional, and even national economy,” said Pamela Griffith-Jones, Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, operator of Toronto Pearson. “We also appreciate that we are often the first and last impression of the region for the 32 million passengers who travel through our airport each year. We want to ensure that we offer them a warm welcome and a smooth and relaxing travel experience while showcasing the best of what this region has to offer.”

To help demonstrate this shift, travellers will see a new Toronto Pearson logo, which will feature a new colour scheme and the slogan: "For You. The World."

“The logo’s multiple, vibrant colours represent the cultural diversity of Toronto and the world we provide access to. Together, the lines create a human figure that is embracing and reaching out to the world,” says Pamela Griffith-Jones. “For You. The World” puts our customers at the centre of it all, conveying our commitment to being the ultimate host while reminding them of our global reach.”

For You. The World
Examples of changes that are being introduced between now and early 2012 include:

New airport website: will replace and will carry significantly improved features, functionality and ease of navigation. The new website will serve as a platform for future mobile services. Features of will include improved flight search capabilities, a parking advisor and a searchable airport guide and stories and information about a changing Toronto Pearson.

New guest services: New Guest Service Centres in the Arrivals areas with representatives formally trained by Tourism Toronto will be onsite to provide directions and to help visitors to Toronto when they arrive at the airport. Guest Service Representatives can also be reached through 416-AIRPORT 24 hours per day. In addition to the free wi-fi services introduced in 2010, new charging stations for electronics will be introduced throughout both terminals, allowing guests to recharge their handheld devices and laptops while they wait for their flights.

New retail: Toronto Pearson will provide more shopping and dining choices for guests by introducing both global and local brand options including the recently opened Fionn MacCool’s in Terminal 3 and iStore – the new electronics store offering Apple-license products that will open soon in Terminal 1. Additional shopping and dining changes and offerings are expected over the course of the next 18 months.

Car Care: Car detailing is now available for Valet Care users, adding to Toronto Pearson’s on-airport parking choices such as Daily Park, Express Park, Value Park, Valet Care and Cell Lot.

Events & entertainment: In 2010, Toronto Pearson celebrated a number of key tourism events happening in the region and Toronto Pearson will continue to grow its program of featuring many exciting cultural and entertainment activities while entertaining guests and visitors to the airport. Plans for 2011 include:

  • An art installation specifically designed for Toronto Pearson by Bruce Mau, as a part of the Luminato festival
  • The Honda Indy show car on display in Terminal 1 Domestic Arrivals Host Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival celebrations
  • Stage North By North East performances
  • Partner with The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and more

Free Wi-Fi services:Introduced last year, Toronto Pearson will continue to offer free Wi‐Fi services to all guests.

The GTAA is the operator of Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada’s biggest airport and one of the largest airports in North America in terms of passenger and air cargo traffic. In 2010, Toronto Pearson handled an estimated 31.9 million passengers and is ranked 4th largest in international passenger traffic in North America. The focus of the GTAA continues to be on competitiveness, growing the airport’s status as an international gateway, meeting the needs of our guests and ensuring the long-term success of the organization, our airline customers and the regional economy.  Read the press release on Toronto Pearson Official Site.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South - HMG Hotels Asset Management

San Diego based Hotel Managers Group LLC (HMG) recently announced that it has been awarded a long term management agreement to manage the Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport


San Diego based Hotel Managers Group LLC (HMG) recently announced that it has been awarded a long term management agreement to manage the Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South at 1755 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA. The hotel is a 77 unit Hampton owned by Saturn Investment Group, LLC. The hotel was opened in June 2003, and owner managed until ownership determined that a professional management company such as HMG was more adept at operating in a competitive economic environment while ownership concentrated on asset issues and expansion of its hotel holdings.

The President of Saturn Investment Group, LLC, stated that “HMG was a perfect fit for his hotel needs as HMG is a highly reputable management company with a successful record of operating Hilton brand products including many Hampton products. Our location near San Francisco Airport and within a high density area of corporate business accounts demanded that our sales and marketing efforts be professionally designed and implemented. HMG brings this expertise to our hotel. Since HMG assumed management on April 1, 2011, we have already experienced a favorable increase in occupancy and Average Daily Rate (ADR).”

Alan Bowles, Senior Vice President of HMG stated “We are very pleased to add Saturn Investment Group, LLC’s hotel to our portfolio of managed properties. We work very well for owners who prefer to work on asset management and expansion of their portfolio’s rather than day to day issues of routine hotel operations. We know how to maximize revenue and profit for hotels, while working closely with owners who understand real estate but lack the experience of hotel management details”.

Hotel Managers Group was founded in 1985 and has successful operated over 60 various hotels in the US. It currently operates 12 hotels totaling 3,000 rooms with 6 hotels under development. HMG focuses on the Western USA markets, specializing in full service and focused service brands.

Further information can be accessed on the company’s web site:
further comment contact Alan Bowles: or via his cell at (310) 529-3040.

Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South
1755 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, California, USA 94010
Tel: 1-650-697-5736 Fax: 1-650-697-6736 ...

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

FastPark & Relax Photo Contest Winners Announced

Documenting travels of FastPark & Relax's shuttle bus cutout earns customers $250.

Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 -- Raleigh’s off-site airport parking service FastPark & Relax has chosen eight winners for their recent photo contest. Travelers in Raleigh took photos in their travel destinations with a FastPark & Relax shuttle bus cutout. The most creative photographs won $250.

“We received photos from all over the world. Our travelers made picking a winner an extremely difficult decision,” said Melanie Chavez, who oversees construction and branding for Fast Park. “This was really fun, not only for us, but our travelers seemed to enjoy the challenge as well.” Read full FastPark & Relax Airport Parking Press Release.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Fairfield Inn Miami Airport Hotel West Becomes Quality Inn

Newly-opened Quality Inn Miami Airport launches new website and announces renovation and exciting new features.

PRLog (Press Release) – May 13, 2011 – MIAMI, FLORIDA, May 11, 2011 – The new Quality Inn Miami Airport recently completed its conversion from a Fairfield Inn.

The conveniently located Miami Airport Hotel will now offer guests the high-quality amenities and budget-friendly value that has made Choice Hotels’ Quality Inn a leading brand. The Quality Inn Miami Airport is now owned and operated by Doral Hospitality LLC.

“Guests staying near Miami Airport are looking for a good value and hassle-free convenience, whether traveling for business or leisure,” said Natalia Fernández, General Manager at the new Quality Inn Miami Airport. “The Quality Inn offers those guests a fresh new choice that fits their needs perfectly.”

The rebranding includes a thorough interior renovation to be completed over the next few months, including all new carpeting and new Choice Hotels® linens in each of the 129 Miami hotel rooms. Additionally, the guest rooms now feature microwaves and refrigerators, and the hotel is in the process of installing HDTVs in all guest rooms. The Quality Inn Miami Airport has also begun offering the complimentary Q Corner Café breakfast, a satisfying hot breakfast with waffles, eggs, sausages and a variety of morning favorites.

For more information about the Quality Inn Miami Airport Hotel, visit

About Quality Inn Miami Airport Hotel
Quality Inn Miami Airport Hotel welcomes business, leisure and extended stay guests with a convenient location, generous amenities and superior service. Find us just 6 miles from the airport and 11 miles to the Port of Miami Cruise Terminal. International guests also enjoy easy access to Miami shopping nearby. Complimentary amenities include: airport shuttle, Q Corner Café hot breakfast, wireless Internet, parking and business center. Save more with our Miami vacation packages, include special “Stay & Cruise” and “Park & Fly” offers.

For more information about Quality Inn Miami Airport, call 1-888-254-9464 or visit

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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Customer Service Fuels Off-Airport Parking at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

March 28, 2011 - - by Georgann Yara -- In 2007, Sky Harbor Airport Parking General Manager Jason Pasley made a business decision that caused him to lose dollars but ultimately allowed the site to remain the only off-airport parking facility standing with owners from metro Phoenix.

The 2,104-space lot his father Al opened in 2002 had been consistently about 90 percent occupied through 2006. When the economy started to take a dive and income and investments dwindled, Pasley noticed a decrease in travel that resulted in a decline in his customer base.

While other lots around him lessened their shuttle runs to and from the airport, Pasley took the opposite approach and increased his frequency, regardless of the number of passengers in his vans or the rising cost of fuel. Read More

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

How would Dulles's rail compare to European airports?

Mar 21, 2011 - Greater Greater Washington - by David Alpert - The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board is still trying to decide whether to spend more money to build an underground Silver Line station close to the Dulles terminal, or to instead choose an elevated station near the parking garage. How will this ultimately compare to other major airport rail connections?

The elevated station would be 600 feet farther from the terminal. Passengers would have to descend to the underground tunnel, where a moving walkway connects the parking garage to the main terminal.

Local officials in Northern Virginia have been pushing the elevated option to save $240-320 million, but Metro Board members worry that the cheaper option would bring in lower revenue in perpetuity. Read More.

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Monday, March 21, 2011

PDX Offers Spring Break Break Including Discount Parking

PORTLAND, ORE. (March 15, 2011) – Portland International Airport is giving Spring Break travelers an additional break this year with parking discounts in the long-term parking garage.

With the Spring Break Break, parking is $14 per day for those entering the garage between March 17 and April 3—a $2 discount per day. The change will introduce many travelers to the garage that opened last year, and help fully utilize parking spaces in the garage that are more available during Spring Break when there is less business travel. The garage is conveniently connected to the terminal building via tunnels and moving sidewalks.

Motorists are also encouraged to use the short-term parking garage ($3 per hour) to avoid congestion on the terminal roadways when picking up guests. Parking along Northeast Airport Way is prohibited, except for emergencies, and parking curbside at the airport terminal is only allowed for immediate loading and unloading. Motorists can also park in the free cell phone waiting area, wait for a call announcing an arrival, and then quickly pull up to the terminal to pick up travelers. Signs on Airport Way and 82nd Avenue approaching the airport will guide motorists to the lot located on Air Cargo Road, just west of 82nd Avenue.

Expect Busy Airport Conditions

PDX expects about 4 percent more travelers this Spring Break than last year, and travelers should expect busy conditions. During the busiest forecasted Spring Break travel days, March 18, 21, 24 and 25; PDX will serve approximately 40,000 travelers each day, up from the normal daily average of 35,000 for this time of year.

Plan Ahead for Smooth Travel

As always, travelers can make their trips smoother by reviewing general travel tips and flight schedule information before leaving home. Tips and information are available at and 877-PDX-INFO. The Transportation Security Administration also offers security-related travel tips and a complete list of items prohibited on flights at

Enjoy PDX Spring Fling and Travel Oregon’s Prize Drawing

Once inside the airport, travelers can enjoy expanded performances by dozens of talented musicians and vocalists, providing Spring Fling entertainment through April 24. Many stores and restaurants are participating with promotions on food and merchandise. In a related drawing, Travel Oregon is giving away an “Adventurecation” prize package for two, including a Timberline Lodge getaway and more. Watch for contest rules and entry forms in the airport and at

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Car Charging Group, Inc. and King Airport Parking Install Car Charging Station Near Jacksonville International Airport

Car Charging Group, Inc. and King Airport Parking Install Jacksonville, Fla.'s First Electric Vehicle Car Charging Station Near Jacksonville International Airport

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 9, 2011 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCBB:CCGID) and King Airport Parking, LLC have completed the installation of the first electric vehicle charging station in the Jacksonville, Fla. region, at King Airport Parking's Jacksonville International Airport location at 1771 Airport Road. Travelers wishing to charge their electric vehicles now have access to Level II, 240 volt ChargePoint® Networked Charging Stations, manufactured by Coulomb Technologies.

"The ultimate success of electric vehicles will rely upon making the charging process easy and convenient for consumers," said Michael D. Farkas, CEO of Car Charging Group. "The King Airport Installation is part of Car Charging Group's aggressive national rollout of charging stations designed to serve drivers of the Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt, among the many others models slated to hit the roads soon."

Car Charging provides EV charging stations at no charge to property owners/managers while retaining ownership, thus allowing drivers access to convenient locations and landowner partners to realize a percentage of the charging revenue generated. The 7.2 kW output delivers Level II (208/240 V @ 30 A) charging via the standard SAE J1772™ connector and fixed 18-foot cable. The 2 kW output delivers Level I (120 V @ 16 A) charging via a standard NEMA 5-20 receptacle protected behind a locking door. Both outputs can deliver energy simultaneously.

"This charging station is part of the developing smart grid, which uses the latest in communications and technology to offer travelers using Jacksonville Airport an integrated and remotely operable option to ensure their cars are charged upon their return," said Alex Sivar of King Airport Parking. "Our networked parking space is certain to become a popular spot for travelers utilizing Jacksonville International Airport because they will have the ability to start and stop a charging session directly from an iPhone or Blackberry smart phone or iPod Touch to ensure their vehicle is ready to go when they are."

To check the real-time availability of the charger at King Airport Parking, consumers can visit: or download the ChargePoint® app on your iPhone or iPod Touch at:

About Car Charging Group, Inc.

Car Charging Group, Inc. is a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services with the mission to own and build-out a nationwide network of EV charging stations that enables EV and PHEV owners to charge their EVs anytime, anywhere. As part of its strategy, the Company owns, provides, installs and maintains electric vehicle charging units and works with its landowner partners to identify appropriate locations for its charging stations. The Company provides convenient, safe and affordable charging stations away from home in customer-friendly public locations, including municipalities, shopping malls, parking garages, multi family residential and commercial properties.

An estimated 40 million plug-in electric vehicles, such as the Nissan LEAF, GM Chevrolet Volt, Fisker Karma, Tesla Model S, Ford Focus EV as well as many others, are expected to be on the road by 2030. Car Charging Group recognizes the need to establish a comprehensive network of charging stations that delivers easy, convenient access to drivers wherever they live, work and play. By investing at the forefront of the electric car revolution, Car Charging Group seeks to become the leading provider of electric car charging services. The Company launched its operations nationally in September of 2009 and is expanding its operations internationally.

Car Charging Group, Inc. is based in Miami, Florida. The Company's website can be viewed at

About King Airport Parking, LLC

At King Airport Parking we focus on providing our customers with the lowest rates on all our airport parking rates. We at King Airport Parking understand that traveling can strain the pocketbook, and have priced our parking rates to keep you within your budget.

Forward-Looking Safe Harbor Statement:

This press release contains statements, which may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA) implemented several significant substantive changes affecting certain cases brought under the federal securities laws, including changes related to pleading, discovery, liability, class representation and awards fees and of 1995. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of Car Charging Group, Inc., and members of its management as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed.

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