Tuesday, January 11, 2011

AirTran Airways Extends Re-Booking Options for Customers Travelling to, From or Through Atlanta

/PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: AAI), today extended re-booking options for passengers travelling to, from or through Atlanta.

While AirTran Airways flights are beginning to resume at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, delays and cancellations are still occurring.

Passengers scheduled for travel through Thursday, January 13, 2011, on AirTran Airways to, from or through Atlanta may change their reservation without penalty through Tuesday, January 18, 2011, based on space availability without fees or fare adjustments.

Due to heavy call volume at 1-800-AIRTRAN (247-8726), passengers are encouraged to manage their travel at www.airtran.com. Passengers holding reservations for travel to / from Atlanta on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, and Wednesday, January 12, 2011, should also check www.airtran.com under "Flight Status" for the real-time status of their flights.

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Titanic Museum Attraction Prepares for World-Class Ice Carving Competition

Titanic will host competition between the world’s greatest ice artists on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011
World-class professional ice sculptors will compete at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge this month as part of the museum’s amazing kick-off to 2011. This unique, family-oriented special event at the World’s Largest TitanicMuseum Attraction is entirely FREE of charge.

The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge will host the outdoor event with a major ice carving competition on Saturday, Jan. 22 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Due to anticipated interest, visitors are advised to arrive early for the best views to watch all the ice carving action.

“This exciting one-day event will be produced by Titanic Pigeon Forge under the auspices of the National Ice Carving Association,” said John Joslyn, owner of the Titanic Museum Attraction.

“Visitors will be invited to come to Titanic’s outdoor staging center and watch professional and amateur sculptors turn 250-pound blocks of ice into frozen works of art. Kids and parents can view sculptures in progress, talk to the artists and learn the secrets of championship ice carving from the most accomplished ice artists in the entire world.”

Professionals and amateurs will compete for prize monies ranging from $500 to $2,000. The official NICA Judging Panel will announce the competition winners and award prizes at 3 p.m.

“After watching these artists at work, people will want to stick around to see if their favorite sculptor is the big-prize winner,” Joslyn said.

Although it has been open less than a year, the Titanic Museum attraction already is recognized as one of the Great Smoky Mountain Region’s top attractions, and draws approximately 100,000 visitors each and every month.

“As we begin 2011, Titanic Pigeon Forge is locking-in exciting, seasonal events to add fresh, new excitement to the already super-charged museum attraction,” Joslyn said. “Each of our special events is carefully selected for their entertainment and educational values as well as their ability to tie into and enhance Titanic’s rich legacy.”

The TitanicMuseum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is open daily at 9 a.m. Reservations are strongly suggested (many days sell out entirely). Or, passengers may purchase tickets online at www.titanicpigeonforge.com or by phone at 800-381-7670.
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