Catch the end of New Zealand’s autumn season with Agoda’s list of discounted accommodations

Catch the end of New Zealand's autumn season with Agoda's list of discounted accommodations

SINGAPORE, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has uncovered discounts of up to 50% on accommodation in 7 of New Zealand’s most beautiful locations, just in time to catch the end of the country’s cool and refreshing autumn season. New… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announces its first property in the Hungarian capital due to open in 2016

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announces its first property in the Hungarian capital due to open in 2016

Known for innovators and dynamic thinkers, Hungarian city to welcome The Ritz-Carlton in 2016   Chevy Chase, Md., 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has signed a deal with Al Habtoor Group, the UAE based conglomerate, which will see the opening of the first property from the luxury brand in the… Read the full press release

Residence Inn by Marriott honors Tamera Mowry-Housley as its 2015 Resident Mom of the Year

Residence Inn by Marriott honors Tamera Mowry-Housley as its 2015 Resident Mom of the Year

Mowry-Housley named 2015 Resident Mom of the Year Bethesda, Md., 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Tamera Mowry-Housley has multiple titles in life: wife, mother, sister, actor, author, talk show host, entrepreneur, and now one more: Resident Mom of the Year. Today at the new Residence Inn Manhattan World Trade Center hotel, Residence Inn by… Read the full press release

Marriott International named Brand of the Year at this year’s British LGBT Awards

Marriott International named Brand of the Year at this year’s British LGBT Awards

LONDON, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading hospitality company, Marriott International, is celebratingafter being named Brand of the Year at this year’s prestigious British LGBT Awards. Marriott International, which operates 57 hotels in the UK under brands including Marriott Hotels, Renaissance Hotels and Courtyard, was recognised for its Pride campaign and partnerships. The annual… Read the full press release

TownePlace Suites by Marriott® and The Container Store® launched selfie-worthy contest to find the most interesting suitcase tale

TownePlace Suites by Marriott® and The Container Store® launched selfie-worthy contest to find the most interesting suitcase tale

TownePlace Suites by Marriott and The Container Store Search For Travel Tale During Selfie With a Suitcase Promotion Bethesda, Md., 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Imagine the stories your suitcase could tell – packed, unpacked, overhead storage, cargo, security check, lost and found in a new destination. With the thrills and excitement associated with… Read the full press release

Marriott Rewards named 2015 Hotel Program of the Year in the Americas for the eighth year in a row by the Freddie Awards

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Bethesda, Md., 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers once again say Marriott Rewards is the leading frequent travel program in the travel industry because of its commitment to its most loyal customers. The global loyalty program, which continually evolves to meet the changing needs of its members, is the all-time leading recipient of Freddie… Read the full press release

Travelport: Hotelzon enters into Spain and adds two new sales managers in France and the UK

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Langley, UK, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotelzon, a leading hotel distribution technology provider for the B2B travel industry, today announced its entry into Spain and the addition of two new sales managers in France and the UK. The developments form part of the ongoing expansion plans for the business since Travelport acquired Hotelzon… Read the full press release

Enterprise Rent-A-Car and travel expert Rudy Maxa: The weeks between spring break and Memorial Day also an ideal time to hit the road

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Lower Rates, Less Traffic, Ideal Weather Among Top Reasons for Pre-Memorial Day Travel ST. LOUIS, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — While Memorial Day weekend may be the unofficial start of the summer travel season, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and consumer travel expert Rudy Maxa are reminding Americans that now is also an ideal time to hit the road…. Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings appointed Amigos S.R.L. as its Alamo Rent A Car franchise partner in Paraguay

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Enterprise Holdings, through its regional subsidiaries, operates a global network of more than 8,600 neighborhood and airport locations in more than 70 countries and territories. ST. LOUIS, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings announced today that it has appointed Amigos S.R.L. as its Alamo Rent A Car franchise partner in Paraguay. This appointment continues the… Read the full press release

Winnipeg Airports Authority welcomes new board members Sangeet Bhatia, Brita Chell and Donna Price

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WINNIPEG, Canada, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Winnipeg Airports Authority’s Board of Directors Chair, Mr. Tom Payne Jr., welcomes new board members Sangeet Bhatia, Brita Chell and Donna Price. Nominated by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, Sangeet Bhatia is a Partner at Deloitte. Ms. Bhatia serves on The Manitoba Museum Board of Directors and… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia announces that Queensland’s Gold Coast will host the country’s largest annual tourism trade show – the Australian Tourism Exchange in 2016

Photo from left: John O’Sullivan, Tourism Australia; Leanne Coddington, Tourism & Events Queensland; Paul Donovan, Gold Coast Tourism

SYDNEY, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia has announced that Queensland’s Gold Coast will play host to the country’s largest annual tourism trade show – the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) – in 2016. The announcement was made by Tourism Australia’s Managing Director John O’Sullivan whilst speaking on Wednesday (April 29) at an industry… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor further strengthens its presence in Turkey by announcing two new Park Inn by Radisson properties in Istanbul

Carlson Rezidor further strengthens its presence in Turkey by announcing two new Park Inn by Radisson properties in Istanbul

Mid-market properties in Odayeri and Atasehir join portfolio in 2016 BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Rezidor, one of the most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, further strengthens its presence in Turkey by announcing two new Park Inn by Radisson properties in Istanbul: The Park Inn by Radisson Hotel & Residence Istanbul Odayeri… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands wins the “Diversity & Inclusion” award by The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards for employing 30% deaf employees within the hotel

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands wins the “Diversity & Inclusion” award by The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards for employing 30% deaf employees within the hotel

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands wins the “Diversity & Inclusion” award by The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards, for employing as many as 30% deaf employees across all departments within the hotel. The award was received by one of the deaf staff members, Dale Holmes, Supervisor… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport shortlisted in the NI Responsible Company of the Year category sponsored by Allstate NI

Shortlisted finalist for 2015 Responsible Business Awards in NI

BELFAST, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Shortlisted in the NI Responsible Company of the Year category sponsored by Allstate NI, Belfast City Airport has demonstrated its commitment to responsible business practice, with positive impacts across its people, the planet and the places where it operates and advocates the benefits to encourage others to follow… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation kicks off Military Appreciation Month with series of planned events, programs and special discounts for military personnel

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CHICAGO, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago’s airports are sparkling in red, white and blue to honor our military as the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) kicks off Military Appreciation Month. This annual celebration, now in its fourth year, recognizes active and former military personnel traveling through O’Hare and Midway International Airports. Throughout the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways further extends its partnership with Education Above All Foundation with the launch of its online donation facility to support the ‘Educate A Child’ programme

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The airline extends its donation services to travellers booking online Educate A Child received QAR2.4 million in donations through the airline partnership in 2014 DOHA, Qatar, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to announce the launch of its online donation facility to support the ‘Educate A Child’ programme, further extending its partnership with… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Missoni sleeper suits named the best in ‘Textiles’ category at The Onboard Hospitality Awards

The Onboard Hospitality Award for Qatar Airways’ Missoni sleeper suits

Five-star airline awarded for its designer Missoni sleeper suits which offer passengers luxurious and exclusive on-board hospitality HAMBURG, Germany, 2015-5-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways emerged victorious at a recently held award night in Hamburg for offering excellence in delivering a premium five-star on-board product to its passengers. The Onboard Hospitality Awards awarded the five-star… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free honoured with three prestigious awards at the recent 2015 Duty Free News International Global Awards held at the Lancaster Hotel in London

Keith Hunter, Senior Vice President of Qatar Duty Free, with his team – proud winners of three DFNI Awards.

Qatar Duty Free wins awards for Global Travel Retailer of the Year, Airport Travel Retailer of the Year and Best New Shop Opening DOHA, Qatar, 2015-5-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is proud to announce that it received three prestigious awards at the recent 2015 Duty Free News International Global Awards held at… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group sets new industry record with the delivery of four new Al Maha aircraft to Doha in just one day from Airbus

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Chairman of Al Maha Airways, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, and Airbus CEO, Mr. Fabrice Brégier, at the handover ceremony.

Al Maha Airways receives its first four A320 aircraft from Airbus and joins them to the Qatar Airways fleet DOHA, Qatar, 2015-5-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group has set a new industry record, with the delivery of four new Al Maha aircraft to Doha in just one day, from aircraft manufacturer Airbus. The new… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® frequent flyer program Rapid Rewards named Best Redemption Ability, Best Airline Customer Service and Best Loyalty Credit Card at InsideFlyer magazine’s 27th annual Freddie Awards ceremony

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Freddie Award results prove there is more to love about being a Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program member and Cardmember DALLAS, 2015-5-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named Best Redemption Ability, Best Airline Customer Service and Best Loyalty Credit Card at InsideFlyer magazine’s 27th annual… Read the full press release