Wizz Air marks 100,000 passengers on its Romanian domestic route between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca after only 6 months from its launch

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, celebrates today (22/02/2017) an important milestone of 100,000 carried passengers on its low-fare domestic route between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca after only 6 months from its launch. WIZZ’s lucky 100,000th passenger, Răzvan C…. Read the full press release

flydubai launches service to Sylhet, Bangladesh starting 15 March 2017

flydubai launches service to Sylhet, Bangladesh starting 15 March 2017   Dubai-based carrier to commence four flights a week from 15 March 2017 Dubai, UAE, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (February 22, 2017) announced the addition of Sylhet to its network, becoming the airline’s third destination in Bangladesh after Chittagong and… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific announces additional free 25 kilograms baggage allowance to passengers from Middle East travelling to Manila

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — ​The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), has announced a special promo exclusively for our valued guests in the Middle East. Starting February 13 to March 15, 2017, all passengers originating from Doha, Dubai, Kuwait and Riyadh travelling to Manila with pre-purchased baggage allowance of 40… Read the full press release

HSMAI celebrates industry innovators at the 60th Annual Adrian Awards

McLean, VA, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) presented the 60th Annual Adrian Awards at the New York Marriott Marquis, recognizing excellence in travel advertising, digital marketing and public relations, and the leaders behind the work. “It’s always wonderful to be able to celebrate the innovators of our… Read the full press release

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection’s Hotel ‘41’ earns 5-Star Award Winner rating from Forbes Travel Guide 2017

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection’s Hotel ‘41’ earns 5-Star Award Winner rating from Forbes Travel Guide 2017   London, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is thrilled to announce that Hotel ‘41’ has received a coveted 5-Star Award Winner rating from Forbes Travel Guide 2017, an honor saved only for properties… Read the full press release

Travelport and New Zealand’s World Travellers Group announce new multi-year agreement

Travelport and New Zealand’s World Travellers Group announce new multi-year agreement   Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and World Travellers Group, a New Zealand-based travel retail network with over 25 retail locations and mobile travel businesses across the country, today (22 February 2017) announces a new multi-year… Read the full press release

Ukraine International Airlines increases flight frequency from Kiev to Rome and Milan in summer 2017

Within the period of Summer 2017 Schedule Ukraine International Airlines will offer passengers vast opportunities when traveling from the capital and the cities of Ukraine to Italy. Kiev, Ukraine, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In summer 2017, UIA increases flight frequency from Kiev to Rome and Milan up to 11 and 10 weekly services respectively…. Read the full press release

Lufthansa to welcome its second A350-900 in Munich

Transfer from Toulouse on Friday 24 February 2017 First flight to Boston on 14 March 2017 FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s most advanced long-haul aircraft doubles in number: Following the first A350-900 flight from Munich to Delhi two weeks ago, the second aircraft is already being welcomed in. This Friday,… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports welcomed delegation from Abu Dhabi Airports Corporation to provide update on its expansion plans

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths welcomed a high-ranking delegation from Abu Dhabi Airports Corporation (ADAC) on Sunday to provide an update on airport expansion plans and exchange views on industry developments. The visit also included a tour of Concourse D, Dubai Airports’ $1.2 billion facility that… Read the full press release

First Bus launches Marie Curie’s biggest annual fundraising campaign the Great Daffodil Appeal in Bradford

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — First Bus driver Ron Hiley, 69, from Clayton, drove a specially named Marie Curie bus up to the Bradford Hospice today (Feb. 22,2017) to launch the charity’s annual Great Daffodil Appeal. The Great Daffodil Appeal is Marie Curie’s biggest annual fundraising campaign, which takes place throughout March…. Read the full press release

Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Marketing Leverage Program to award 62 local tourism initiatives with more than $772,000 in matching grant funds

Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Marketing Leverage Program to award 62 local tourism initiatives with more than $772,000 in matching grant funds   Program will generate $4.4 M in marketing initiatives and impact more than 264 statewide tourism entities RICHMOND, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Terry McAuliffe today (February 21, 2017) announced more than $772,000… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Amman voted as Top Hotel in Jordan and Top Hotel for Service in Jordan at TripAdvisor 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Amman, Jordan, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Year after year, Four Seasons Hotel Amman solidifies its position as Jordan’s most prestigious hospitality address, and this year is no different with the hotel taking home two top TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards in 2017 that are presented only to the top 1 percent of all hotels on… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence named to the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Egypt in the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Cairo, Egypt, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence has been named to the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Egypt in the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards.  It is also among the top luxury hotels in Cairo. “We are thrilled and honoured to be recognised and to receive this… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza welcomes Dimitrios Zarikos as the new Regional Vice President and General Manager

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza welcomes Dimitrios Zarikos as the new Regional Vice President and General Manager   Cairo, Egypt, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The team at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza is delighted to welcome Dimitrios Zarikos as the new Regional Vice President and General Manager. Dimitri is… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines wins Gold Medal for Best First Class Red at Cellars in the Sky Awards wine competition

Japan Airlines wins Gold Medal for Best First Class Red at Cellars in the Sky Awards wine competition   TOKYO, JAPAN, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) is delighted to announce that it was awarded the Gold Medal for Best First Class Red by judges at a world-renowned wine competition. The Cellars in… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer specially brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 feet

Cathay Pacific introduces Betsy Beer – the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 ft By using a combination of science and traditional brewing methods, Betsy Beer is a high-quality craft ale that has travel in its DNA HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The quality of the inflight dining… Read the full press release

VisitBritain to host its largest ever global tourism trade event ExploreGB from March 2-3 at the Brighton Centre

London, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Now in its third year ‘ExploreGB’ is heading south to Brighton. More than 400 international buyers from 40 countries will do business with 430 travel industry suppliers from across England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland at the event being held from Thursday 2 March… Read the full press release

HMSHost to continue operating dining locations at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock through 2028

HMSHost to open new Chili’s and Chick-fil-A locations LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost, along with ACDBE partner JQ Enterprises, Inc., has been awarded a 10-year food & beverage contract extension to continue operating dining locations at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.  The extension will run from… Read the full press release

flydubai to operate up to 14 flights a day between Kuwait and Dubai from 22 February to 27 February 2017

flydubai to operate up to 14 flights a day between Kuwait and Dubai from 22 February to 27 February 2017   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai will operate up to 14 flights a day between Kuwait and Dubai from 22 February to 27 February 2017. The additional 24… Read the full press release

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel to host an art-inspired feast as the official hotel of the Harbour Art Fair

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — March is an eagerly anticipated month for art aficionados in Hong Kong as the ‘Hong Kong Arts Month’ heralds artistic creativity and inspiration across the city. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is proud to be the official hotel of the Harbour Art Fair, organised by Harbour City from… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® appoints actress Jessica Alba as the newest addition to its Rosewood Curators program

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the ultra-luxury hotel group, appoints founder of the Honest Company and actress Jessica Alba as the newest addition to its Rosewood Curators program, a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel tips and insider secrets for Rosewood destinations around the world…. Read the full press release

Jet Aviation’s Completions Center in Basel awarded EN9100 certification

Basel, Switzerland, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that its Completions facility in Basel has been awarded EN9100 certification following an independent audit. Jet Aviation’s Completions Center in Basel was recently awarded EN9100 certification in recognition of the development, implementation and continuous improvement of its quality management systems. The EN 9100 certification… Read the full press release

Boeing to expand communication for mobile telephone, data and internet users throughout the Asia-Pacific with new 702 satellite

Tokyo-based SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Singapore-based Kacific Broadband Satellites order a 702 satellite to meet evolving communication, broadband needs EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build a 702 satellite to expand communication for mobile telephone, data and internet users throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The satellite, owned and… Read the full press release

Boeing announces the appointment of Darren Edwards as VP and managing director of Boeing Defence Australia

BRISBANE, Australia, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective today (Feb. 20, 2017), Boeing [NYSE: BA] has named Darren Edwards as vice president and managing director of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA), the company’s largest international subsidiary. He succeeds Ken Shaw, who had been appointed vice president of Supply Chain for Boeing Global Services. Edwards will… Read the full press release

Boeing introduces the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family

Airplane scheduled to fly in the coming weeks, deliver to customers in 2018 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut today (Feb. 17, 2017) at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, S.C…. Read the full press release

China’s Juneyao Airlines finalizes order for five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Marks first Boeing order for privately-owned Chinese carrier Includes options for five additional 787-9s SHANGHAI, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Juneyao Airlines announced today (Feb. 16, 2017) the finalization of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This new order, which also includes… Read the full press release

Norwegian further expands in London Gatwick with new direct service to Rhodes

17 additional flights to the Mediterranean, Norway and Demark added for summer 2017 LONDON, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its expansion at London Gatwick with a new direct service to Rhodes, with fares from just £29.90 one-way. Launching just in time for a summer break, Norwegian’s inaugural flight to Rhodes… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean appoints Amanda Darrington as Sales Director UK & Ireland

LONDON, UK, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean has today announced that Amanda Darrington has been appointed Sales Director UK & Ireland, following Ben Bouldin’s promotion to Associate Vice President and Managing Director UK & Ireland. Starting on 24th April, Amanda will lead and oversee the thirty-strong Royal Caribbean sales team in the UK… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport reports of 5.4 percent increase in passenger number in 2016 vs. 2015

Kansas City, MO, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 11,041,750 passengers traveled through Kansas City International Airport in 2016, up 5.4 percent from 2015. December totals were up 5.9 percent from 2015 figures, with 897,445 passengers arriving and departing through KCI gates during the month…. Read the full press release

Air France launches brand new comfort kit inspired by a “Toi & Moi” design for Business travellers

PARIS, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the next 6 months, Business customers travelling on board Air France long-haul flights will discover a brand new comfort kit. This new model is available in four colours – blue, grey, orange and turquoise. Inspired by a “Toi & Moi” design, the Business kit features two suede pockets… Read the full press release