Lufthansa Innovation Hub: AirlineCheckins.com automatically checks travellers in for more than 100 airlines worldwide

AirlineCheckins.com automatically checks travellers in for more than 100 airlines worldwide Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Frequent flyers especially know the stress before departure: When does check-in open? What is my booking code? Will I get an aisle or window seat? ‘AirlineCheckins.com’  – a product from the Lufthansa Innovation Hub – solves… Read the full press release

Lufthansa will welcome five A380s to its Munich Hub in March 2018

First A380 flights to Los Angeles, Beijing and Hong Kong on the last Sunday in March Flights are now available to book Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — From 25 March 2018, Lufthansa will welcome five A380s to its Munich Hub. The flights to Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing can now be booked…. Read the full press release

Lufthansa’s Innovation Hub in Berlin voted the best Innovation Lab in Germany

Study of the business magazine Capital evaluates 34 innovation labs Lufthansa the digitalization forerunner with the Innovation Hub in Berlin Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Innovation Hub of Lufthansa in Berlin has been voted the best Innovation Lab in Germany. The prize was awarded on 21 June at a formal event… Read the full press release

Assistance dog EJ the Golden Labrador notched up his 262nd flight with British Airways

England, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has welcomed one of its most frequent flyers on board a flight from Heathrow to Manchester – EJ the Golden Labrador. The fully trained assistance dog, who travelled with his owner, Hounds for Heroes charity founder Allen Parton, notched up his 262nd flight when he flew north…. Read the full press release

French National Railway Corporation orders 83 Regio 2N train sets from Bombardier Transportation

Île-de-France passengers to have a fleet of 125 new Regio 2N on lines R, N & D Extra-wide, articulated suburban trains which combine seating capacity, accessibility, and comfort Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has received an order for 83 Regio 2N train sets from the French National… Read the full press release

Qantas: the startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program announced

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced the inaugural group of startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program. Designed in partnership with leading corporate accelerator Slingshot, AVRO gives entrepreneurs the chance to work with Qantas Group business units to develop, incubate and scale their businesses. Six start up… Read the full press release

The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre to help develop the new approach of Qantas to long haul travel

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas passengers are set to benefit from a world first collaboration between the airline and one of Australia’s leading academic institutions to reshape the travel experience. The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre (opens in new window) will work with Qantas to help develop the airline’s new approach… Read the full press release

Qantas reveals the names for its fleet of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas customers will take to the skies on Waltzing Matilda, Boomerang and Quokka as the airline today revealed the names for its fleet of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. More than 60,000 suggestions were put forward and 45,000 votes cast in selecting the names of the aircraft that… Read the full press release

IHG® opens Staybridge Suites® Jeddah Alandalus Mall

IHG debuts its renowned extended-stay brand in the Kingdom Denham UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced today the opening of Staybridge Suites® Jeddah Alandalus Mall, one of the most important shopping destinations in Jeddah with an annual visitor rate exceeding 13 million… Read the full press release

ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa in Japan: InterContinental’s first onsen resort scheduled to open in 2019

ANA InterContinental® Beppu Resort & Spa will be a destination for both Japanese and overseas visitors, blending luxury hotel and traditional Japanese spa experience. Denham, UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The city of Beppu, on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, has long been a favourite with locals as an onsen retreat. Today, the… Read the full press release

IHG® to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference in Las Vegas

New Brand Will Serve Unique, Growing Midscale Traveler in Market Worth $20 Billion Denham UK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, revealed plans to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference this week in Las Vegas. It will target more… Read the full press release

Wizz Air increases operations to 42 routes from London Luton Airport

AIRLINE CELEBRATES CARRYING 30 MILLION PASSENGERS ON LONDON LUTON ROUTES AND LAUNCHES FLIGHTS TO THREE EXCITING NEW DESTINATIONS Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, will today (22/06/2017) open its first UK base at London Luton Airport. WIZZ will base one of its… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to expand its fleet with additional order of 10 Airbus A321ceo aircrafts

Aircraft to be delivered in 2018 and 2019 Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air Holdings Plc (the “Company” and, together with its subsidiaries, “Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces an order for an additional 10 Airbus A321ceo aircraft, powered by IAE International Aero Engines… Read the full press release

Wizz Air expands Budapest network with two new aircraft, two new routes and frequency increases on 13 popular services

2 NEW AIRCRAFT, 2 NEW ROUTES, 32 MORE WEEKLY FLIGHTS FROM BUDAPEST IN 2018 Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Hungary’s hometown airline, today (22/06/2017) announced a significant expansion of capacity in its Budapest network with two new aircraft, two new… Read the full press release

Wizz Air selects V2500 engine to power 10 firm Airbus A321ceo aircrafts

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has selected the V2500 engine to power 10 firm Airbus A321ceo aircraft today (21/06/2017) at the Paris Air Show. WIZZ already has 83 V2500 powered A320 family aircraft in service, with 19 more to be delivered. Deliveries… Read the full press release

Jet Airways, Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Delta Air Lines expand codeshare agreement

 Codeshares on key sectors Mumbai-Paris, Chennai-Paris, Bengaluru-Amsterdam, and Mumbai-London, to offer greater choice and connectivity 12 new European destinations take number of codeshare destinations in European to 43 via Amsterdam and 27 via Paris as well as 34 in North America Mumbai, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service premier international airline,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Eurowings

Singapore, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines customers can now enjoy more options when travelling between Singapore and Europe as a result of a new codeshare agreement with Eurowings, which takes effect today (22 June 2017). Eurowings is a Dusseldorf-based subsidiary of Star Alliance partner, Lufthansa. The new codeshare partnership will provide Singapore… Read the full press release

Dubai International anticipates the Eid holiday rush

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai International (DXB) is lining up extra staff and an exciting array of activities, promotions and entertainment as part of its preparations for the Eid holiday rush. With Eid coinciding with schools across the UAE closing for the summer, Dubai Airports is anticipating heightened traffic during the… Read the full press release

HMSHost introduces Keystone Roadside BBQ to Allentown, Bowmansville and Lawn travel plazas for Pennsylvania Turnpike travelers

New QSR concept offers BBQ sandwiches and bowls to drivers at three locations BEDFORD, PA, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for road-trip season, summer travelers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike now have a new BBQ joint to stop at when hunger sets in. Global restaurateur HMSHost, the food and beverage operator for… Read the full press release

TravelClick to release new Pricing Engine on its Central Reservations System (“CRS”)

Game-Changing Pricing Engine Allows Hoteliers to Create Highly Targeted Promotions, Discounts and Pricing Strategies to Drive More Business NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As pricing strategies in the hospitality industry continue to change, TravelClick(“the Company”), a global provider of innovative, cloud-based and data-driven solutions for hotels to maximize revenue, today (, June… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels awards the MainStay Suites in Sidney, Montana the Hotel of the Year Award

Choice Hotels awards the MainStay Suites in Sidney, Montana the Hotel of the Year Award   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, awarded the MainStay Suites in Sidney, Mont., the prestigious Hotel of the Year Award. The hotel is owned… Read the full press release

Clarion announces the return of its popular Meet Me at Clarion contest

Clarion announceS the return of its popular Meet Me at Clarion contest   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Clarion, the hotel brand which encourages people to Get Together Here, announced the return of its popular Meet Me at Clarion contest. The campaign includes the opportunity to win a special VIP group getaway… Read the full press release

Ryanair extends its connecting flights service to Milan Bergamo Airport

Dublin, Republic of Ireland, 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Italy’s No. 1 airline, today (21 June) extended its connecting flights service to Milan Bergamo Airport, providing Ryanair customers with an expanded route choice, and the opportunity to book and transfer directly onto connecting Ryanair flights. Following the successful launch of connecting flights at Rome… Read the full press release

Ryanair orders additional 10 more Boeing 737 Max 200 “Gamechanger” aircrafts

Dublin, Republic of Ireland, 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (20 Jun) announced the purchase of 10 more Boeing 737 Max 200 “Gamechanger” aircraft, 5 of which will deliver in the first half of 2019, with the second 5 delivering in the first half of 2020. This new order, which is… Read the full press release

Louisville Regional Airport Authority Executive Director Charles T. “Skip” Miller, A.A.E. earns AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Charles T. “Skip” Miller, A.A.E., Executive Director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, will receive the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to airport executives in honor of an exemplary career and contributions to the airport industry. “Skip is an invaluable… Read the full press release

Special summer travel deals to more than 40 resorts during the Wyndham Extra Holidays Summer Travel Sale

Book Your Summer Getaway Now and Save up to 20 Percent at Resorts throughout the U.S. ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham® Extra Holidays, a subsidiary of Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), is now offering special summer… Read the full press release

Vacation exchange: RCI adds Moon Palace Jamaica to its exchange network

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI, worldwide leader in the vacation exchange industry, is celebrating the addition of Moon Palace Jamaica to its exchange network. This latest addition in the Caribbean is a luxurious, all-inclusive option in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. “Our affiliation with Moon Palace Jamaica will allow us to provide an amazing… Read the full press release

RDU Airport: Allegiant adds nonstop service from RDU to San Juan, Puerto Rico

Morrisville, NC, 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Triangle travelers – pack your bags for a Caribbean holiday! Allegiant is launching nonstop service from RDU to San Juan, Puerto Rico on December 15, 2017 with introductory fares starting at $64 one way. This is RDU’s first nonstop service to Puerto Rico. Allegiant made the announcement today… Read the full press release

Celebrate Canada Day at the Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain

Canada 150 Celebrations Include Performances By The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre And The Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute At Whistler WHISTLER, British Columbia, CANADA, 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday, July 1, Whistler Blackcomb in partnership with CIBC invite guests to celebrate Canada Day at the Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain for a free performance… Read the full press release

New Hyatt Place “Build Your Own” complimentary breakfast

TV host and celebrity chef Katie Lee celebrates Hyatt Place breakfast launch with #WhySettle Battle of the Breakfast Bowls where Institute of Culinary Education students compete to create the ultimate breakfast bowl CHICAGO, 2017-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hyatt Place brand today announced its new, innovative breakfast experience that puts the power of breakfast… Read the full press release